Voltaire is a unique champagne and cigar bar located in a series of vaults housing up to 12 people, each with its own iPod docking system. The bar also boasts an al fresco cigar terrace and houses London's largest collection of Pommery champagne.

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19 New Bridge Street
+44 (0)20 7438 8059
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Yelp Reviews


3 out of 5 based on 5 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Voltaire

3.0 out of 5 15 February 2015
by Daron D.

A nice downstairs bar located in the crowne plaza the city. The hours here seem to me to be based on what they want it to be ( came here a couple of other times within their posted operating times and they were closed).

But any who, there drinks are ok priced (high, but not the highest) with about 5-7 beers on draft, mixed cocktails and of course champaign. This place have nice staff and a...more

4.0 out of 5 28 August 2014
by Heather B.

I attending a fantastic Langley's Gin Tasting event at Voltaire in the Vaults...which are very intimate and cool spaces located in the fabulous Crown Plaza Hotel in the City of London.

The attentive and friendly bar manager gave us an overview of the history of the vaults, which have been a prison, bank and home for disenfranchised women over the last few centuries- how cool! (of course there...more

3.0 out of 5 26 August 2014
by Johannah H.

This is a cool venue. I can't comment on the main bar as I was there for an evening in the vaults, which are excellent. They are the former bank vaults under the road, adjacent to the basement voltaire bar. Its a pretty cool venue, with each vault booth decorated to a particular theme. The decor is classy and I'd recommend it for an interesting night out..more

4.0 out of 5 14 September 2013
by Julie L.

This was unexpected. Pop music, caged private booths (yes, I said caged - as the private rooms are literally couches / chairs with fancy little pillows and blankets in a fucking cage), solid booze selection.

Ended up here accidentally while looking for a place open late - open until at least 2am. The drinks were a bit on the pricey side but the beers were around 5 pounds - not the end of the...more

4.0 out of 5 5 September 2013
by Adrian S.

Only dropped in for a quick look when I saw some mysterious stairs leading down off New Bridge Street. This is a beautiful hidden bar and has 9 little vaults with names including the the thinker, the aristocrat and the playwright etc... Apparently the cellars, over their history, have been both a prison and a bank vault. Can't way to go back and try some of their cocktails...more

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