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50-54 Blandford StreetLondonW1U 7HX
- +44 (0)20 7935 0835
Interesting and unusual drinks, pleasant enough environment that is relaxed not too crowded and with a decent atmosphere. The food is well below average, highly disappointing given the area and pretensions of sophistication. The service was slow and unremarkable by staff who were not empowered to make decisions themselves. All in all it was a bit of a let down.more
Definitely my favourite pick so far from the speakeasy wave that has flooded London. I found it more interesting and intimate than most of the others I've been to, and without falling into the style-over-substance trap.
Make a reservation in advance as it's pretty busy, though the nice thing is you don't really notice it when you're in there as there's all sorts of nooks and crannies and...more
Purl is a busy and stylish subterranean cocktail bar with a nice atmosphere in quiet and beautiful Marylebone. Its knowledgeable bartenders offer great drinks recommendations and make sure you will get to know new drinks that match your taste.
When I was looking for a suitable bar for a first date, I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to finally check out Purl in Marylebone. I was...more
It was a late Saturday night and I'd heard of Purl but always found them booked up.
So I just rocked up with my date at 11pm - we were initially told it was full as it was a Saturday - d'oh dummies - but then later let it to find it half empty..
Having said that, I can forgive their poor customer service when I started looking through the cocktail list..
Think Heston Blumenthal does...more
What can you say about a place that gives you 'inebriation sandwiches' before you order their cocktails?
I'm always a fan of speakeasy bars but this one was something a bit special. It didn't have any secret knocks to get in or a hidden door, it wasn't even difficult to find because it doesn't need to be. Purl is magical from the moment you walk through the door and take a seat on those...more