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Best Bars in London

The British pub maybe as iconic as the queen and the Union Jack. And London has its fair share of corner pubs, there are plenty. But there is a lot more going on in this cosmopolitan city than just pints of beer. Our London bar guide will help you find some of the city's hidden gems and swanky VIP haunts.

Best Bars in Marylebone and Fitzrovia

Artesian

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Very swanky cocktail bar located in the Langham Hotel. Has topped various lists as the best cocktail bar in the world, with prices to match. Read more

Hardy's

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Charming brasserie with a comfortable bar for a pre dinner drink or post dinner glass of wine. Read more

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Best Bars in Shoreditch and Hoxton

Sager + Wilde Wine Bar

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Sager + Wilde started as a little pop up wine bar by husband and wife team (the Sager-Wildes), since then this little corner wine bar has become a permanent fixture and they've opened an even ... Read more

Callooh Callay

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Eclectic little cocktail bar, in their words: "a little bit weird and unconventional but at the same time elegant and beautiful". Read more

Happiness Forgets

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Small basement cocktail bar voted one of the best little bars in London. Read more

NOLA

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NOLA is an acronym for New Orleans and Louisiana. Cocktail bar with southern roots. Read more

The Zetter Townhouse

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Comfy cocktail bar in plush boutique hotel. Read more

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Best Bars in Soho and West End

Bar Américain

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Located below an unassuming looking cafe at street level and beside the very grand and opulent Brasserie Zédel. Bar Américain is a comfortable art deco bar; a great place for a pre-dinner or post-dinner cocktail. Read more

Gordons Wine Bar

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Reputedly London's oldest wine bar. There's no power, candles light the underground cavern. The wine list is pretty good too. Read more

Opium

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Located in the centre of Chinatown behind a small black door (look for the doorman with a clipboard), Opium serves up nice cocktails in a Chinese inspired, multi-level yet intimate bar. Our preference is level ... Read more

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