Cocktail Bars in London

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Cocktail bars in London have been taking us by storm for quite some time now with venues ranging from the mysterious speakeasy to slickly designed bars, glorious rooftop terraces and sumptuous hotels. There's nothing better than sipping an expertly crafted cocktail in our superb capital city, so we've put together a list of the best cocktail bars in London to help find the perfect spot for you.

We are truly blessed with a plethora of amazing cocktail bars in London, with something to suit almost every taste and budget. Look out for some great deals and special offers at these recommended cocktail bars in London and put the money save to good use - and BUY MORE COCKTAILS!

If all that drinking makes you hungry, don't forget to check out our handy recommended list of the best restaurants in London too.
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14-17 Carthusian Street, The City, London, EC1M 6AD
(020) 7726 8925

Neo is a sophisticated lounge bar located on Carthusian Street. Resident mixologist has created a variety of signature drinks including fifteen champagne cocktails. A variety of globally inspired platters are also available.

  • Neo is the City's hottest bar and private hire venue
  • Drinks menu includes classic and innovative cocktails
  • 2-4-1 on our sublime Bellini's until 10pm weekdays
  • Ideal for birthdays, engagements and corporate events
  • Rated an average of 5* on user reviews on View

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Patch East

80-84 Leadenhall Street, London, EC3A 3DH
(020) 7621 0850

Patch East is a Shoreditch style cocktail bar located in the heart of the City, with a gateway to vibrant East London. Like its sister venue Patch St Pauls, Patch East boasts several unique areas, making it an ideal venue for group bookings.

With award-winning DJ's, a late license, happy-hour deals and monthly food and drink specials, Patch East is a venue to relax, unwind, drink, eat, dance and rock till the early hours all in one night and in one beautifully decadent space.

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69 Colebrooke Row


Found on the site of the previous Colebrookes, 69 Colebrooke Row is a welcome addition to Islington offering with a 'speakeasy' theme and an extensive range of cocktails.

69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, London, N1 8AA
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Adventure Bar

Adventure Bar


38 Clapham High Street, Clapham, London, SW4 7UR
(020) 3640 3229

The Clapham High Street Adventure Bar brings tongue-in-cheek and quirky cocktails to up-for-it party goers.

Barrio Shoreditch


A little slice of South America comes to Shoreditch in Barrio East. Make sure you check out the Margaritas, Caipirinhas or any of the in-house creations.

141-143 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London, E1 6JE
(020) 7749 3940

Bourne and Hollingsworth


There are but a few places in London town where sipping cocktails from twee teacups is entirely acceptable behaviour. And the cocktails are darn tasty at Bourne and Hollingsworth, too.

28 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 1JF
(020) 7636 8228

Callooh Callay


Welcome to the upside down world of Callooh Callay, a quirky bar with a lot to offer.

65 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 3AY
(020) 7739 4781

Covent Garden Cocktail Club


Covent Garden Cocktail Club is the ideal antidote to all of the tacky tourist bars and drunken revelry that surrounds Leicester Square.

6-7 Great Newport Street, Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7JB
(020) 7580 1960

Dukes Bar


Said to be the inspiration for the the famous James Bond line "shaken, not stirred", DUKES Bar is renowned worldwide for its Martini cocktails.

Dukes London, 36 St James's Place, St James, London, SW1A 1NY
(020) 7491 4840

ECC Chinatown


Eccentric venue ECC Chinatown is found on Gerrard Street and is situated over two floors. The interior features a piano bar and mirrored ceiling, classic cocktails are served alongside a food menu of French charcuterie & cheese.

13a Gerrard Street, Chinatown, London, W1D 5PS
(020) 7434 3559
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Eighteen Sky Bar

Eighteen Sky Bar

Intercontinental London at The O2, 1 Waterview Drive, Greenwich, London, SE10 0TW
(020) 8463 6868

Eighteen Sky Bar, located within the Intercontinental London at The O2 hotel, is an iconic, luxurious cocktail bar offering guests unrivalled views over The O2, Canary Wharf, Thames Barrier and Docklands.

Eighteen Sky Bar delivers a glamorous and sophisticated experience with an extensive Champagne selection, cutting edge cocktail list and expert mixologists on-hand.

The Escapologist


The Escapologist concentrates on creating a great atmosphere with unique drinks in an engaging space. From the brains behind Adventure Bar, this popular Covent Garden bar offers a menu of expertly created cocktails and high-quality pizzas.

35 Earlham Street, Seven Dials, London, WC2H 9LD
(020) 7240 5142

Evans and Peel Detective Agency


Head back to the 20s at this Prohibition-style, private-eye firm where cocktails are lethal and bar staff will encourage you to go off-menu. Try Auntie May's Marmalade Bronx for a drink out of the ordinary.

310c Earls Court Road, London, SW5 9BA
(020) 7373 3573
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Fifty Five Bar and Lounge

Fifty Five Bar and Lounge


31 Jamestown Road, Camden, London, NW1 7DB
(020) 7424 9054

Fifty Five Bar and Lounge is a high end cocktail bar manned by professionally trained bartenders with over 45 years of combined experience. Fifty Five rocks out party tunes ranging from the 70s right up to the present day - never leave your air guitar at home!

With a fantastic private bar available to hire, the menu consists of 180 cocktails; from much loved classics to modern creations there is something for every drinker. With two for one offers as well as an impressive selection of beers and wines, Fifty Five is a superb choice for those seeking a fun, relaxed and friendly environment.

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The Four Sisters

The Four Sisters


25 Canonbury Lane, Islington, London, N1 2AS
(020) 7226 0955

This laid-back cocktail bar on Canonbury Lane is well worth checking out for a fresh take on the classics.

Graffiti Bar


Earlsfield's Graffiti Bar offers a variety of drinks served within relaxed surroundings. Various drink promotions are offered throughout the week.

561 Garratt Lane, Earlsfield, London, SW18 4SR
(020) 8944 9009

Hawksmoor Spitalfields Bar


Shakey Pete's Ginger Brew, a Nuclear Daiquiri and a Tobacco Old Fashioned are among the highlights at this clandestine basement bar.

157b Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London, E1 6BJ
(020) 7426 4856

Kona Kai


Kona Kai is a Polynesian inspired bar located a short distance from Fulham Broadway tube station. Alongside a variety of exotic cocktails, they offer a compact choice of meals including New Zealand green shell mussels, Thai beef and Kona Kai specials. With Tiki decor and party tunes being played, Kona Kai is ideal for a fun night out with friends.

515 Fulham Road, Fulham, London, SW6 1HD
(020) 7385 9991

Looking Glass Cocktail Club


Indulge in cocktails with very original syrups and mixers to match the quirky Alice in Wonderland theme.

49 Hackney Road, Shoreditch, London, E2 7NX
(020) 7613 3936

Lost Angel


From the inspired people who brought you Lost Society comes the Lost Angel on Battersea Park Road with a fine cocktail list available.

339 Battersea Park Road, Battersea, London, SW11 4LS
(020) 7622 2112

Mark's Bar


This is a bar that takes its cocktails seriously. And, given the time and care put into them and the quality of the ingredients, they are very well priced with the cheapest coming in at just £7, before rising to £11.

Hix, 66-70 Brewer Street, Soho, London, W1F 9UP
(020) 7292 3518
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14-17 Carthusian Street, The City, London, EC1M 6AD
(020) 7726 8925

Neo is a sophisticated lounge bar located on Carthusian Street. Resident mixologist has created a variety of signature drinks including fifteen champagne cocktails. A variety of globally inspired platters are also available.



The Nightjar is a speakeasy found in Old Street, they serve an extensive choice of signature cocktails and host regular music throughout the week.

129 City Road, Old Street, London, EC1V 1JB
(020) 7253 4101

The Old School Yard


The Old School Yard is a fun bar that serves a wide choice of cocktails, spirits and lagers. The resident DJs spin classic old skool tracks that will have you skidding across the dance floor once again.

111 Long Lane, London Bridge, London, SE1 4PH
(020) 7357 6281



Cocktail visionary Dre Masso takes inspiration from ancient Chinese opium dens in his latest cocktail bar and dim sum parlour.

15-16 Gerrard Street, Chinatown, London, W1D 6JE
(020) 7734 7276
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Patch St Pauls

Patch St Pauls


58-60 Carter Lane, London, London, EC4V 5EA
(020) 7489 7777

Patch St Pauls is a sleek cocktail bar spread over two floors. The atmosphere has the feel of a trendy Shoreditch venue and features comfortable furnishings ideal for relaxing after a day at the office. Patch offers a wide selection of food, drinks and cocktails with various promotions throughout the week.

Like its sister venue Patch East, Patch St Paul's boasts several unique areas, making it an ideal venue for group bookings.

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Purl is bustling cocktail bar in Marylebone that has an extensive drinks list. Swing and jazz are played in the background of this contemporary venue.

50-54 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London, W1U 7HT
(020) 7935 0835

Radio Rooftop Bar


Radio Rooftop Bar is a destination bar on the 10th floor of ME London. Boasting stunning views and stylish surroundings, Radio Rooftop Bar also hosts a monthly cocktail party with DJs, cocktails and finger food.

ME London, 336-337 Strand, Strand, London, WC2R 1HA
(020) 7395 3440
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Shanghai Bar

Shanghai Bar

Hutong Shard, 33rd Floor, 31 St Thomas Street, London Bridge, London, SE1 9RY
(020) 3011 1257

Cocktails at Hutong's Shanghai Bar at The Shard take their inspiration from Chinese remedies and medicines are as exotic and creative as they come.

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St James Bar

St James Bar

Sofitel London St James, 6 Waterloo Place, St James, London, SW1Y 4AN
(020) 7747 2238

St James Bar is a sophisticated bar within the Sofitel London St James hotel on Waterloo Place.
Inspired by Coco Channel's 1920 Paris apartment, expect decadent interiors where vintage and signature cocktails can be enjoyed. St James Bar also offers a food menu offing light meals and sharing plates.

Zetter Townhouse Cocktail Lounge


The Zetter Townhouse Cocktail Lounge is provided by the highly rated 69 Colebrooke Row. Expect inventive cocktails in refined surroundings.

The Zetter Townhouse, 49-50 St John's Square, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 4JJ
020 7324 4545