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

4.0 out of 5 based on 18 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Barts

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

5.0 out of 5 7 April 2015
by Jennifer K.

One of my absolute favorite spots! Amazing bartenders and awesome cocktails! The atmosphere is always fun. You can't beat that fancy dress box. Definitely a spot I visit every time I'm in town.more

5.0 out of 5 10 November 2014
by Heather C.

After wandering aimlessly through the apartment complex, we finally found Bart's and were rewarded with stellar handcrafted cocktails and the utmost beautiful drink presentation. Our favorite drinks were the Park Avenue and Osbourne Sour. The drinks have such high quality ingredients and unique recipes you can't go wrong with any choice. We had so much with the adventure of finding the bar and...more

4.0 out of 5 31 January 2014
by Pamela H.

SO cool.

I will admit, I had my doubts based on reading the other reviews but I'm glad I was wrong. This place is awesome, if a little hard to find.

So the entrance, unlike the directions given by Citymapper or Yelp, is inside the Cloisters, up the stairs to the left and the second door on the left. Bit confusing and annoying to have to walk around the entire building before figuring that...more

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