The Best Bars in London

Bars | West Hampstead

Bobby Fitzpatrick Prepare to travel back to the 1970s with a man you’ve never met.

Bars | Chelsea

The Bletchley Break codes for cocktails in an underground bunker.

Bars | Soho

Disrepute Caution: this article may bring you into Disrepute. Because once you hear this tale of an understated members’ club atmosphere, glamorous interiors and narrative cocktails, you’re going to be literally trampling people to get in.

Bars | Shoreditch

Upper 5th Shoreditch This rooftop bar’s one of those places where you can sip on expertly-mixed signature cocktails and listen to DJ sets while nibbling on bar snacks….

Bars | Bloomsbury

The Bloomsbury Club Bar Snugly planted underneath the Bloomsbury Hotel, the BCB is a ravishingly atmospheric ’20s style cocktail spot divided up into two equally beautiful areas.

Bars | Aldwych

Radio Rooftop Bar An elegant rooftop spot with better views than a giraffe on stilts.

Bars | Battersea

Humble Grape Battersea A Battersea-based wine bar sharing its love of handcrafted, largely biodynamic wines produced from independent, sustainable vineyards.

Bars | Notting Hill

Trailer Happiness Welcome to Trailer Happiness, a subterranean tiki bar on Portobello Road that’s Grade A “kooky date” territory.

Bars | St James's

The Rivoli Bar The stunningly opulent cocktail bar at The Ritz serves drinks in top hats and on miniature pianos….