Barts is a quirky speakeasy style bar that has rapidly become a Chelsea institution since it opened in 2009. The venue is brought to life through an eclectic mix of ‘prohibition era’ music, with regular live performances every week. There is also a stylish Cuban themed garden area at the back of the bar, which is especially popular throughout the summer.

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Sloane Avenue
South Kensington
+44 20 7581 3355
Yelp Reviews

3.5 out of 5 based on 18 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Barts

4.0 out of 5 8 June 2016
by Brian F.

Fun hidden speakeasy in Chelsea. We happened to stay at an AirBnB in the Chelsea cloisters which is how we discovered this. The atmosphere is very fun and Laid back but with a drink selection that is very top class. On the higher end of prices,

But not enough to break the bank. Worth a visit for sure.more

3.0 out of 5 19 March 2016
by Mandy S.

It is really difficult to provide feedback as there were great aspects and not so great aspects. I was enthralled by this place from the start - before I even went. It can be difficult to find (though I found it quite easily) and I think that adds to the charm. I also loved the invitation/confirmation that you receive when booking a table - absolutely fantastic!

The atmosphere of the bar...more

3.0 out of 5 13 March 2016
by Pamela S.

The theme of this bar is really fun! We booked a table and the invite was great. It really sets the mood! It was a bit hard to find which comes in line a bit with the theme of the bar. We ordered a mad hatter which looked amazing and was yummy. It's a good amount for 6 ppl to share. I also had a yogi bear cocktail which was good. This place is expensive.. So beware.

Bart's has a loud music...more

3.0 out of 5 9 September 2015
by Robbie B.

The decor itself is fun so that certainly stands out. All of the drinks were rather tasty but lacking on the amount of alcohol, just really weak which is the reason i prob wont go back - effectively paying for fruit juices.more

3.0 out of 5 1 August 2015
by Andrea F.

Our drinks were great but the service is awful. Confusingly described as a 'dive bar,' though it seems far more accurate to describe it as a 'prohibition bar.' The atmosphere is nice, great music, with a bit of a reading-room theme to the decor. There is also a really nice little outdoor space, and he drinks are expertly blended from what we could see and taste. However, the hostesses are...more

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