The Experimental Cocktail Club


Hidden behind what’s seemingly any old door, the Experimental Cocktail Club is an atmospheric cocktail bar set within an old townhouse in the middle of Chinatown. Choose one of its signature tipples or be guided by its expert mixologists. Bookings are recommended and are by email only:

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The Experimental Cocktail Club

13A Gerrard Street
+44 20 7434 3559
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Yelp Reviews


3 out of 5 based on 65 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Experimental Cocktail Club

4.0 out of 5 14 May 2015
by Catherine M.

I was very excited to find this hidden cocktail bar in the heart of London! The door is unmarked and there is a man in a suit stood outside! You would never know it was there without someone telling you!

I had read a couple reviews that said the doorman was rude but I was greeted by a very friendly guy. All the staff were really welcoming and helpful.

We hadn't made a reservation but I would...more

4.0 out of 5 5 May 2015
by Bobby N.

Why London is always going to be the greatest city in the world is simply because no matter how long a time i spend there and think i know it all there is always something hidden away.

The ECC was no exception, being dragged out for a few drinks on a recent visit home my friend led me to this side road in Soho without telling me where we were going.

Being a promoter at some big venues I...more

4.0 out of 5 24 February 2015
by Kristine T.

Hidden away in China Town is this little speakeasy gem of a bar. While finding it might be a bit of challenge (look for the brown door and if there's no bouncer outside just pull it open yourself) after you go inside you get transported to another era. From the cosy yet alluring decor with its oriental touches and ambience to the unusual menu of cocktails, this bar will win your heart. The...more

1.0 out of 5 19 November 2014
by David T.

AVOID THIS PLACE AT ALL COSTS! It's awful.. especially the little worm of a bouncer at the door...

Before you even enter, you are faced with this tiny excuse for a human being who will treat you like dirt! He is one of the nastiest doormen you will ever meet and turns clients away.. and increases the business of the nearby Opium Bar (much better btw).

And once you do kick his head in and...more

4.0 out of 5 25 October 2014
by Jeni F.

Tucked away from the tourists in the centre of Chinatown is a little door with a doorman who acts all shifty like. Me and my friend had to say 'uhh is this experimental cocktails club?!' To which he opened the door and we timidly made our way up the stairs.

The first floor is a very bustling bar with a complimentary cloakroom, and it's also where I spotted a celeb (my friend spotted someone...more

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