Set in the Connaught, The Connaught Bar has become an institution to many drinkers. A dress code applies - jacket and tie (for the men) and smart evening wear (for the ladies). The Connaught Bar is more commonly refered to as the American Bar.
Venue Details & Map
The Connaught Bar
16 Carlos PlaceMayfairLondonW1K 2AL
- +44 (0)20 7314 3419
- Public transport:
- Bond Street, Underground
In my opinion, this is the best spot in Mayfair for pre dinner cocktails before a meal at one of the high end restaurants nearby: Hakkasan, Scott's, Benares etc.
It's one for special occasions like birthdays or anniversaries rather than your run of the mill Saturday night. Cocktails start at £17, so the bill gets high very quickly.
However it delivers what you would expect from a 5 star...more
I found the Connaught Bar to be a posh, rather small space that offers interesting twists on classic cocktails. As should be expected, I suppose, it is supremely over-priced. So maybe go when someone else is paying or you're flush. Glad I checked it out, however.more
We went for casual drinks after work after hearing about all the hype. And largely, it met my expectations.
I ordered two drinks (Pearendipity, Bentley No.2), and I liked both. They were an appropriate balance of something classic with a pinch of novelty particular to the bar's secret recipe.
Ambience was very posh but also surprisingly intimate. Based on publicised pictures, I had thought...more
Yet another lovely venue in London. Had drinks at the Coburg Bar and loved the rich, warm decor. A perfect place to grab a drink when it's brisk outside. The clientele is professional so you can enjoy drinks in a nice setting... it has strong energy but everyone is well mannered. Had the Blood and Sand which was very nice... but be prepared to throw down some serious $$ for a good cocktail.more
After an amazing Yelp party at the Grosvenor Hotel, I wanted to take my ladies out to one of the swankiest bars that i remember from when i came to visit london in 2007 on holiday. Two streets down was this amazing, swanky bar.
The lights are dim, and immediately we were greeted with a nice area to sit, a mini mango-champagne cocktail, and a nut mixture/olives. We ordered a bottle of...more