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10 Cocktail Bars In London, UK

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The capital of the United Kingdom is none other than London, which is one of the most cosmopolitan and vibrant cities in the world. It’s also a city that offers locals and travelers a wide variety of watering holes from typical English pubs through to trendy cocktail bars. We’ve tracked down some of the finest cocktails bars in London that have something unique to offer patrons. There’s Beaufort Bar that has an attractive art deco style, Three Sheets that specializes in both cocktails and coffees, and Dandelyan for its impressive culinary delights, teas, and cocktails. Check out our comprehensive list of cocktail bars in London, England and plan your trip accordingly.

1. Beaufort Bar

Beaufort Bar at the Savoy Hotel – London

Posted by Whisky & Lace on Saturday, 11 November 2017

Beaufort Bar boasts a stunning art deco setting and a dense ambiance, making it the ideal spot to enjoy tasty cocktails with good company. The bar has a team of talented bartenders who were responsible for bringing home the Best International Hotel Bar award in 2015. They prepare an intriguing range of drinks such as The Composer, The Tempest, and Heard it on the Grapevine. Furthermore, they stock a range of English sparkling wines, champagne, rum, and vodka.

Beaufort Bar

Address: The Savoy, Strand, London WC2R 0EZ, United Kingdom

Website: Beaufort Bar

Opening hours: Monday - Saturday: 5.00 PM - 1.00 AM

Average price for two people: 30 - 40 GBP (40 - 52.50 USD)

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2. Coupette

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Posted by Coupette on Thursday, 17 January 2019

Coupette is an award-winning and trendy bar that has a relaxed and intimate ambiance. It’s definitely a good place to meet close friends or that special someone for a few drinks. Some of its specialties consist of a delicious Champagne Pina Colada, the strong Bacardi-based drink aptly named Death Wish, and the Cider Not Cider sparkling apple. The bar also stocks a variety of snacks such as cheese, charcuterie, mushroom tartare, and olives.

Coupette

Address: 423 Bethnal Green Road, London, E2 0AN, United Kingdom

Website: Coupette

Opening hours: Monday - Thursday: 5.00 PM - 12.00 AM, Friday - Saturday: 5.00 PM - 1.00 AM, Sunday: 5.00 PM - 11.00 PM

Average price for two people: 25 GBP (33 USD)

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3. Three Sheets

Posted by Three Sheets London on Wednesday, 4 January 2017

This bar has an elegant and minimal style and is renowned for its amazing coffees and cocktail drinks. Its intimate ambiance makes it an ideal spot for couples, but also for small groups of friends. We recommend their French 75, which is a blend of Star of Bombay, Moscato, clear lemon, and orange flower. Their delicious Scottish coffee features shortbread cream, and their Cosmo consists of fermented cranberry, orange, and vodka.

Three Sheets

Address: 510b Kingsland Road, Dalston, London, E8 4AE, United Kingdom

Website: Three Sheets

Opening hours: Sunday - Friday: 5.00 PM - 12.45 AM, Saturday: 2.00 PM - 12.45 AM

Average price for two people: 18 GBP (24 USD)

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4. Nuala

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Nuala is a tastefully-decorated bar that specializes in a variety of unique cocktails and quality beers, liqueurs, spirits, and wines. Its house cocktails include the Red Stag, which is a blend of Dalmore, Benedictine, aromatic bitters, lemon, and raspberry syrup, and London to New York, which blends Cocchi di Torino, Rittenhouse 100, Tanqueray, demerara, and lemon. There’s also a food menu with delicacies such as beef sirloin with fries, chocolate and hazelnut ganache, and oysters.

Nuala

Address: 70-74 City Rd, London, EC1Y 2BJ, United Kingdom

Website: Nuala

Opening hours: Tuesday - Wednesday: Friday: 5.00 PM - 12.00 AM, Thursday: 5.00 PM - 1.00 AM, Friday - Saturday: 5.00 PM - 2.00 AM

Average price for two people: 10 - 30 GBP (13.20 - 39.50 USD)

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5. Dandelyan

Posted by Dandelyan on Tuesday, 28 November 2017

At the ultra-modern Sea Containers London next to the River Thames, one will find the elegantly-styled Dandelyan bar. It draws inspiration from the botanists and fruit hunters of a bygone era and aims to provide patrons with a wide range of delicious cocktails, wines, teas, and foods. Start your day off with English breakfast tea, sample their marinated chicken and squid fritters, and enjoy a Flora Robotica Bellini cocktail before dinner.

Dandelyan

Address: 20 Upper Ground, London, SE1 9PD United Kingdom

Website: Dandelyan

Opening hours: Sunday: 12.00 PM - 12.30 AM, Monday - Wednesday: 4.00 PM - 1.00 AM, Thursday - Saturday: 12.00 PM - 2.00 AM

Average price for two people: 25 GBP (33 USD)

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6. Disrepute

Disrepute, London

Posted by Maheesha Ratnayake on Sunday, 29 April 2018

Don’t be fooled by the name, as there’s nothing disreputable about this amazing underground bar. It’s a funky and stylish establishment that has an intimate vibe. Many patrons come here specifically for their tasty drinks such as The Grapevine, S.I. Tequila Cocktail, and Sovereign Shadowing. They play music, but it isn’t set too loud so that patrons can chat with each other without needing to raise their voices.

Disrepute

Address: 4 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B 5PW, United Kingdom

Website: Disrepute

Opening hours: Sunday: 12.00 PM - 12.30 AM, Monday - Wednesday: 4.00 PM - 1.00 AM, Thursday - Saturday: 12.00 PM - 2.00 AM

Average price for two people: 12 - 15 GBP (16 - 20 USD)

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7. Every Cloud

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Posted by Every Cloud on Friday, 4 January 2019

Every Cloud is one of those hidden gems that you want to share with the rest of the world, but decide to keep it a secret so that it never loses its cozy ambiance. The bar staff are friendly and prepare tasty and creatively inspired drinks for your pleasure. These include their Champagne Daiquiri that’s a dry and sour rum, Phuket Martini that’s a mix of espresso and martini, and Little Hook that’s bitter and sweet rye.

Every Cloud

Address: 11 Morning Lane, E9 6ND London, United Kingdom

Website: Every Cloud

Opening hours: Sunday: 5.00 PM - 11.00 PM, Tuesday - Wednesday: 6.00 PM - 12.00 AM, Thursday: 6.00 PM - 12.30 AM, Friday - Saturday: 5.00 PM - 1.00 AM

Average price for two people: 7 - 18 GBP (9.20 - 24 USD)

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8. Seven at Brixton

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At Brixton’s market row you’ll find Seven at Brixton, which specializes in tapas and drinks. Their range of drinks consists of cocktails, beers, and wines. We recommend their Mezcal Negroni that’s a blend of Monte Alban mezcal, maraschino, lime, and Luxardo, their Cerveza Palax craft beer from Rioja, and their Ecantador Blanc from La Mancha. Their wide range of tapa consists of meat, seafood, and vegan options.

Seven at Brixton

Address: Unit 7, Market Row, Brixton, London, SW9 8LB, United Kingdom

Website: Seven at Brixton

Opening hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 10.00 AM - 11.30 PM

Average price for two people: 10 - 28 GBP (13.20 - 37 USD)

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9. Upstairs at Rules

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Posted by Rules Restaurant on Wednesday, 19 December 2018

If you’re looking for a traditional cocktail bar, then look no further than one of London’s finest drinking establishments. Upstairs at Rules is a plush and upscale bar that creates balanced cocktails where traditional techniques and quality ingredients take center stage. They even offer a cocktail masterclass that teaches basic bar techniques and how to prepare four cocktails. If you need a bite to eat, there’s an accompanying restaurant that specializes in game cuisine, pies, puddings, and oysters.

Upstairs at Rules

Address: 35 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7LB, United Kingdom

Website: Upstairs at Rules

Opening hours: Monday - Saturday: 12.00 PM - 12.00 AM, Sunday: 12.00 PM - 11.00 PM

Average price for two people: 16 - 45 GBP (21 - 60 USD)

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10. Swift

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Posted by Bar Swift on Sunday, 11 November 2018

Swift is a modern and stylish establishment that consists of an upstairs and downstairs bar. The upstairs section is for patrons that haven’t made a booking but would still love to grab a drink. It also prepares oysters and bar bites from their kitchen. The downstairs section has a comprehensive whiskey and cocktail drink selection with blues and jazz performances during weekends, but booking is essential.

Swift

Address: 12 Old Compton Street, London, W1d 4TQ, United Kingdom

Website: Swift

Opening hours: Monday - Saturday: 3.00 PM - 12.00 AM, Sunday: 3.00 PM - 10.30 PM

Average price for two people: 18 - 24 GBP (24 - 31.50 USD)

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London's cocktail bars pave the wave

London has always been a trendsetting city, and its amazing cocktail bars are ahead of the curve. Some of these bars strike the right balance of being intimate spaces while offering patrons quality drinks. Some focus on creativity in both their cocktail blends and decorative touches, while others have a more traditional approach.

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