Basement Sate | Soho Speakeasy Specialising in Cocktails... and Dessert.

Basement Sate

Basement Sate

Basement Sate | Dessert & Cocktails

Today we’d like to put our extraordinary influence to good use by inventing National Simile Day.

Participants get a point for every simile they come up with.

We’ll start:

Basement Sate, a new bar dedicated to cocktails and desserts, is like a theme park where all of the rides have been removed except for the two most dangerous ones.

That’s 1-0 to us.

The first of its kind in London, this is exactly the place to go the next time you feel that all-too-familiar desire to lounge in a dimly-lit, dark wood-panelled subterranean hideout in Soho listening to music by cutting edge DJs, drinking salted caramel cocktails and eating desserts perfectly designed to complement them.

On the cocktail menu you’ll find twelve concoctions assembled by Byly Tran of L’Entree Des Artistes, which include a rosemary-infused tequila number called Patrick The Wombat, and the Japanese whisky based Salty Granny. Nice cocktails, weird names. And for dessert you have a choice of ex-Maze pastry chef Dorian Picard’s seven finest creations: from the spiced blood orange Bulle and the lime meringue Vacherin, to a Mille Feuille Chocolat that’s as sweet as something chocolatey dipped in syrup with…

… yeah, this isn’t fun.

National Simile Day’s cancelled.



NOTE: Basement Sate is open now, Tuesday – Saturday (5pm – 1.30am). You can make a reservation either by calling 020 7287 3412 or by emailing

Basement Sate | 8 Broadwick Street, W1F 8HN

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Basement Sate

8 Broadwick Street London, Soho, Central London, W1F 8HN


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