Cocktail Bars in London

Fancy a relaxing cocktail or two after a day exploring the city? There are plenty of cocktail bars in London offering a large choice, from the classics to unusual concoctions dreamt up by local mixologists. 

If you want to indulge, head to some of London’s luxury cocktail bars; but a pre- or post-dinner drink need not empty the wallet – make the most of two-for-one and happy hour early evening promotions at many London cocktail bars.

  • Redemption

    Cocktail Bar

    13-15 Golborne Rd, W10 5NY [map]

    Classy mocktails, super-healthy food, and a guilt-free fun night out.

  • Mansion Bar & Parlour

    Cocktail Bar

    33/34 Barkston Gardens, Earl's Court, SW5 0EW [map]

    Part of Hotel Indigo Kensington, the sleek Mansion Bar and Parlour serves a range of beers, ales and cocktails, with snacks alongside.

  • Radio

    Cocktail Bar

    336-337 Strand Aldwych, WC2R 1HA [map]

    Take the trip to Radio where the cocktails reflect the moonlight.

  • Artesian

    Gold Partner

    Cocktail Bar

    1c Portland Place, Regent Street, W1B 1JA [map]

    4 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 28 reviews

    Officially 'The World's Best Bar' as voted for by Drinks International, Artesian located at the top of Regent Street is a deeply glamorous cocktail bar.

  • Bitter Sweet

    Gold Partner

    Cocktail Bar

    4 Kingly Court, Carnaby, W1B 5PW [map]

    Located in Kingly Court, just off Carnaby Street, Bitter Sweet Cocktail Bar and Members Club is the latest addition to Soho's vibrant night scene.

  • Dirty Martini

    Gold Partner

    Cocktail Bar

    11-12 Russell Street, Covent Garden, WC2B 5HZ [map]

    Yelp 3 out of 5 Based on 44 reviews

    Dirty Martini Cocktail bar is located in Covent Garden’s Piazza close to the London Transport Museum.

  • Dirty Martini Hanover Square

    Gold Partner

    Cocktail Bar

    10c Hanover Square, W1S 1JH [map]

    Dirty Martini Hanover Square is located in the heart of fashionable Mayfair, nestled between Oxford Street and Bond Street and surrounded by top end restaurants.

  • The Bar at Cafe Royal

    Cocktail Bar

    68 Regent Street, W1B 4DY [map]

    Inspired by the Café Royal Cocktail Book compiled in 1937, The Bar at Café Royal is a vibrant cocktail destination for contemporary Londoners and hotel guests.

  • Beaufort Bar

    Cocktail Bar

    The Savoy Hotel London, Strand, WC2R 0EU [map]

  • Belle&Co

    Cocktail Bar

    119 Hampstead Road, Euston, NW1 3EE [map]

    Belle&Co is a Belle Epoque-era styled cocktail bar in Euston.

  • BYOC West End

    Cocktail Bar

    28 Bedfordbury Street, WC2N 4RB [map]

    Nestled discreetly in the lanes of Covent Garden, B.Y.O.C (Bring Your Own Cocktail) is hidden beneath Juice Club – only those in the know realise what’s below.

  • Cartizze

    Cocktail Bar

    4 Lancashire Court, New Bond Street, Mayfair, W1S 1EY [map]

    Inspired by Northern Italy this Mayfair cocktail and Bellini bar fuses elegance and intimacy.

  • Discount Suit Company

    Cocktail Bar

    29a Wentworth Street, E1 7TB [map]

    Formerly a storeroom for a suit company above – from which it takes its name – this cosy cocktail venue is full of charm with exposed brickwork, wooden fittings and Northern Soul tunes.

  • Good Godfrey's

    Cocktail Bar

    21-23 Aldwych, Charing Cross, WC2B 4DD [map]

    Good Godfrey's at The Waldorf Hilton is inspired by the glamour of the 1920s and its central location on The Strand makes it perfect for pre or post-theatre drinks. Choose from rum, vodka, gin or champagne-based cocktails created by the bar's award-winning mixologist, or try the hot gin punch – a sharing cocktail served warm in a teapot.

  • Oscar Wilde Bar at Cafe Royal Hotel London

    Cocktail Bar

    Café Royal Hotel London, 68 Regent Street, Greater London, W1B 4DY [map]

    Featuring elegant Louis XVI decoration, the Oscar Wilde Bar at Café Royal is a charming place for cocktails, light bites and live entertainment.

  • Wyld Bar

    Cocktail Bar

    W London Leicester Square, 10 Wardour Street, Leicester Square, W1D 6QF [map]

    A stylish West End lounge and bar in Leicester Square where DJs and live music happen almost every night of the week.

  • The Experimental Cocktail Club

    Cocktail Bar

    13A Gerrard Street, Chinatown, W1D 5PS [map]

    Hidden behind what’s seemingly any old door, the Experimental Cocktail is an atmospheric cocktail bar set within an old townhouse in the middle of Chinatown.

  • Galvin at Windows Restaurant

    Platinum Partner

    French Restaurant

    22 Park Lane, W1K 1BE [map]

    5 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 514 reviews

    Located on the 28th floor of the London Hilton on Park Lane and awarded a Michelin star, Galvin at Windows Restaurant and Bar has become one of the most talked about restaurants since opening in May 2006.

  • Cinnamon Soho

    Gold Partner

    Indian Restaurant

    5 Kingly Street, W1B 5PF [map]

    4 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 55 reviews

    Cinnamon Soho, the third restaurant from Vivek Singh of The Cinnamon Club and Cinnamon Kitchen.Found on Kingly Street, Cinnamon Soho is will be open for breakfast brunch, lunch, dinner and drinks

  • Club Gascon

    Gold Partner

    French Restaurant

    57 West Smithfield, EC1A 9DS [map]

    5 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 96 reviews

    Club Gascon is a Michelin-starred restaurant specialising in imaginative cuisine from South-West of France.