Bourne & Hollingsworth promotes period tipples such as white ladies, gin fizzes and gimlets all served up with cup cakes and macaroons in this 1930's era bar.
Venue Details & Map
Bourne & Hollingsworth
28 Rathbone PlaceMaryleboneLondonW1T 1JF
- +44 (0)20 7636 8228
- Public transport:
- Goodge Street, Underground
The first time I tried to go here, I ended up veering off to a different bar as on a hot day, a subterranean speakeasy isn't necessarily the most appealing choice. However, I made sure I returned as its website had appealed. It turned out to be a good decision. It's a sweet little venue with a cocktail list that had a great many appetising options on it - it was very difficult to choose...more
Amazing cocktails and cool funky music - what is not to love about this place.
We came here in search of cocktails and fun and found both in abundance here. The cocktails are fantastic albeit not cheap and decor is really quirky. The ambience is that of a speak easy. The music was great and vibe was cool and hip.
The one downside was the lack of toilets for the ladies - one toilet really...more
The cocktails are the main attraction here. They are very good at the price. This is also a very cool cafe / restaurant / bar. There is a great vibe on a weekend night and it is well visited. The food is OK at a reasonable price. Service seems attentive and friendly too.
The main drawback is the location. It's kind of in the middle of nowhere so can be a hassle to move on from there. Also...more
Such a lovely cocktail stop hidden away down this staircase! It's a bit like hiding out during prohibition in your grandmother's parlour, complete with faded flowery wallpaper and tealights in china teacups on each table.
My mate and I were guided to a table with a reserved sign on it, which made me think it was a prop, though the place was quite full in the pre-dinner slot on a Wednesday...more
If your grandmother opened a cocktail shop and invited in all the hipsters in London, she could call it Bourne & Hollingsworth 2.
That's not a bad thing, mind you. There's a simply joy in the quaintness in this Fitzrovia drinkery. Knowing that they actually worked hard to make it feel this way, with the faded floral wallpaper, candles inside teacups at every table, flowers on the bar, does...more