Guide to... Bars in London

If you are visiting London and looking to enjoy the London nightlife you will definitely want to visit some of the outstanding bars. Our guide to bars in London includes the best bars for cocktails, champagne, and all types of celebrations.

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The Rosebery Lounge (at Mandarin Oriental)
The Rosebery Lounge (at Mandarin Oriental)

66 Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7LA

Discover a quintessentially British experience by joining us for traditional afternoon tea at The Rosebery Lounge,...Read more

Nightlife Bars Belgravia Knightsbridge


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Rosebery Lounge (at Mandarin Oriental)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Rosebery Lounge (at Mandarin Oriental)
Inspected: on 11/12/2017

Part of Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park

The Royal George
The Royal George

133 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London, WC2H 0EA

Soho secret bringing together craft beer, cocktails, the freshest tastes and events ranging from DJs and quizzes to...Read more

Eating Bars Restaurants British Restaurants Charing Cross Road Soho


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Royal George
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Royal George
Inspected: on 07/08/2014

The Ship & Shovell
The Ship & Shovell

1-3 Craven Passage, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 5PH

The Ship & Shovell (that’s Shovell, not shovel!) is London’s only pub in two parts. The unique building is split over...Read more

Nightlife Bars Craven Passage Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Ship & Shovell
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Ship & Shovell
Inspected: on 16/02/2016

The St Barts Brewery (West Smithfield)
The St Barts Brewery (West Smithfield)

66 West Smithfield, London, EC1A 9DY

City of London Nightlife Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for The St Barts Brewery (West Smithfield)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The St Barts Brewery (West Smithfield)
Inspected: on 15/04/2019

The Three Greyhounds
The Three Greyhounds

25 Greek Street, Soho, London, W1D 5DD

You will find The Three Greyhounds in Soho London within a short stroll of Tottenham Court Road, Soho Square and...Read more

Nightlife Bars Greek Street Soho


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Three Greyhounds
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Three Greyhounds
Inspected: on 07/07/2011

The Wellington
The Wellington

351 Strand, Covent Garden, London, WC2R 0HS

Our pub dates from 1903 and is well known for featuring an attractive neo-gothic exterior. We retain many lovely...Read more

Pubs Strand Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Wellington
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Wellington
Inspected: on 24/07/2018

The White Lion
The White Lion

24 James Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8NS

You will find The White Lion in Covent Garden London within a short stroll of Covent Garden Tube, Long Acre and...Read more

Nightlife Bars James Street Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for The White Lion
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The White Lion
Inspected: on 17/02/2014

Tonteria
Tonteria

7-12 Sloane Square, Chelsea, London, SW1W 8EG

Tonteria is an exciting and fun restaurant, bar and club located in Sloane Square, London.Read more

Bars Eating Nightlife Restaurants Nightclubs Sloane Square Mexican Restaurants Themed Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Tonteria
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Tonteria
Inspected: on 16/02/2017

Two Floors
Two Floors

3 Kingly Street, Soho, London, W1B 5PD

Bar in SohoRead more

Kingly Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Carnaby Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for Two Floors
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Two Floors
Inspected: on 18/02/2011

Village
Village

81 Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1D 6QD

The Village really does offer something for everyone 'all under one roof'. The upstairs 'Soho Bar' dance floor is...Read more

Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Soho Wardour Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for Village
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Village
Inspected: on 02/03/2017

Wagamama (Kingsway)
Wagamama (Kingsway)

123 Kingsway, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 6PA

‘kaizen’, meaning ‘good change’ is the philosophy that sits right at our heart. it shapes every dish we create, and...Read more

Eating Restaurants Japanese & Sushi Restaurants Kingsway Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for Wagamama (Kingsway)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Wagamama (Kingsway)
Inspected: on 21/05/2018

We Are Bar (Bishopsgate)
We Are Bar (Bishopsgate)

Broadgate Business Centre, 155 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 3TQ

City of London Nightlife Bars Bishopsgate


Food Hygiene Ratings for We Are Bar (Bishopsgate)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for We Are Bar (Bishopsgate)
Inspected: on 05/02/2018

Willys Wine Bar
Willys Wine Bar

Willys Wine Bar, 107 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 5JF

City of London Nightlife Bars Fenchurch Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for Willys Wine Bar
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Willys Wine Bar
Inspected: on 10/05/2018

Zoo Bar & Club
Zoo Bar & Club

Leicester Square, 13-17 Bear Street, London, WC2H 7AQ

Zoo Bar & Club is London’s world famous party bar. Skewed towards darker side of retro, Zoo Bar has an eclectic...Read more

Nightlife Bars Nightclubs Leicester Square


Food Hygiene Ratings for Zoo Bar & Club
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Zoo Bar & Club
Inspected: on 17/03/2017

Secrets Covent Garden
Secrets (Covent Garden)Top Pick

51 Parker Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5PS

One of our favourite strip clubs in London. Great management and beautiful dancers. Great for corporate entertaining....Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Secrets (Covent Garden)
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Secrets (Covent Garden)
Inspected: on 31/03/2014

All Bar One (Byward Street)
All Bar One (Byward Street)

Tower Apartments, 16 Byward Street, London, EC3R 5BA

City of London Nightlife Bars Byward Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for All Bar One (Byward Street)
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for All Bar One (Byward Street)
Inspected: on 31/01/2019

All Bar One (Byward Street)
All Bar One (Byward Street)

Tower Apartments, 16 Byward Street, London, EC3R 5BA

City of London Nightlife Bars Byward Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for All Bar One (Byward Street)
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for All Bar One (Byward Street)
Inspected: on 31/01/2019

Archer Street
Archer Street

3-4 Archer Street, Soho, London, W1D 7AP,

A Sophisticated Cocktail Lounge with A lot of personality. Located in the heart of London’s Westend, Archer Street...Read more

Archer Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Archer Street
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Archer Street
Inspected: on 21/03/2017

Bar Remo
Bar Remo

2 Princes Street, Mayfair, London, W1B 2LB

Family-run by the Vignali family for over 90 years, we pride ourselves on a warm and friendly welcome to all of our...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Bar Remo
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Bar Remo
Inspected: on 21/11/2018

Benugo Espresso Bar
Benugo Espresso Bar

Liverpool Street, London, EC2M 7QH

London, N1C 4QR; About Espresso Bar - St Pancras. Award-winning coffee served from a classic La Marzocco machine at...Read more

City of London Nightlife Bars Liverpool Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for Benugo Espresso Bar
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Benugo Espresso Bar
Inspected: on 04/06/2018

Black Sheep
Black Sheep

5-7 Goodge Street, London, W1T 2PD

Stylish and contemporary café bar set out to rid the world of average-tasting coffee.Read more

Bars Goodge Street Fitzrovia


Food Hygiene Ratings for Black Sheep
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Black Sheep
Inspected: on 23/03/2017

Byward Kitchen and Bar
Byward Kitchen and Bar

Byward Street, London, EC3R 5BJ

City of London Nightlife Bars Byward Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for Byward Kitchen and Bar
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Byward Kitchen and Bar
Inspected: on 12/02/2019

Comptons of Soho
Comptons of Soho

51-53 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1D 6HN

Soho’s favourite gay bar. Beautifully intricate interiors and top DJ’s every weekend. Read more

Old Compton Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Gay Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Comptons of Soho
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Comptons of Soho
Inspected: on 09/06/2015

Corney and Barrow (Exchange Square)
Corney and Barrow (Exchange Square)

5 Primrose Street, London, EC2A 2EH

City of London Nightlife Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Corney and Barrow (Exchange Square)
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Corney and Barrow (Exchange Square)
Inspected: on 11/12/2018

Crusting Pipe
Crusting Pipe

Jubilee Market Hall, 30 Tavistock Court, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8RD

The Crusting Pipe is one of Covent Gardens most original finds just minutes away from Charing Cross, Embankment,...Read more

Tavistock Court Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for Crusting Pipe
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Crusting Pipe
Inspected: on 20/01/2018

Davy's at St James's
Davy's at St James's

20 King Street, London, SW1A 1EE

An atmospheric cellar bar, elegant private rooms and the original arches of the Champagne vaults offer endless...Read more

Nightlife Bars Pubs King Street St James's Crown Passage King Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for Davy's at St James's
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Davy's at St James's
Inspected: on 17/10/2017

Dirty Martini (Mayfair)
Dirty Martini (Mayfair)

10C Hanover Square, Mayfair, London, W1S 1JH

If you’re after a chic and contemporary cocktail bar in London’s Mayfair, then look no further. Situated just a short...Read more

Nightlife Bars Hanover Square Mayfair Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Dirty Martini (Mayfair)
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Dirty Martini (Mayfair)
Inspected: on 29/01/2018

Ferrari's Snack Bar
Ferrari's Snack Bar

8 West Smithfield, London, EC1A 9JR

City of London Nightlife Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Ferrari's Snack Bar
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Ferrari's Snack Bar
Inspected: on 23/10/2017

Garrick Arms
Garrick Arms

8-10 Charing Cross Road, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 0HG

A little something for everyone, our Greene King Pubs bring people and communities together. We have around 800...Read more

Nightlife Bars Charing Cross Road Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for Garrick Arms
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Garrick Arms
Inspected: on 12/02/2016

Graphic Bar
Graphic Bar

4 Golden Square, Soho, London, W1F 9HT

At Graphic we’re surrounded by our two favourite things, a world-class gin collection and the latest in...Read more

Golden Square Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Graphic Bar
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Graphic Bar
Inspected: on 24/03/2018

Harry's Bar and Pizzeria (Black Friars Lane)
Harry's Bar and Pizzeria (Black Friars Lane)

15 Black Friars Lane, London, EC4V 6ER

City of London Nightlife Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Harry's Bar and Pizzeria (Black Friars Lane)
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Harry's Bar and Pizzeria (Black Friars Lane)
Inspected: on 18/03/2019

Health Food Centre
Health Food Centre

10 Warren Street, London, W1T 5LH

Health products, supplements and fresh juice bar.Read more

Bars Fitzrovia


Food Hygiene Ratings for Health Food Centre
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Health Food Centre
Inspected: on 12/11/2018

Heaven
Heaven

The Arches, Villiers Street, London, WC2N 6NG

Heaven reserves the right to refuse admission to those deemed to be wearing unsafe footwear, specifically high heels...Read more

Nightlife Bars Nightclubs Gay Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Heaven
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Heaven
Inspected: on 29/03/2017

Jamie's Wine Bar and Restaurant
Jamie's Wine Bar and Restaurant

36 Tudor Street, London, EC4Y 0BH

City of London Nightlife Bars Eating Restaurants


Food Hygiene Ratings for Jamie's Wine Bar and Restaurant
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Jamie's Wine Bar and Restaurant
Inspected: on 05/02/2018

Jerusalem Bar & Kitchen
Jerusalem Bar & Kitchen

33-34 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 1JN

Over the last 18 years we have seen Jerusalem eat, drink and dance our way on to becoming a London institution. Here,...Read more

Eating Bars Restaurants Rathbone Place Fitzrovia


Food Hygiene Ratings for Jerusalem Bar & Kitchen
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Jerusalem Bar & Kitchen
Inspected: on 16/03/2017

La Porchetta Pollo Bar
La Porchetta Pollo Bar

20 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1D 4TW

La Porchetta harks back to a time when signed, black-and-white photos of film stars were standard-issue wallpaper for...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for La Porchetta Pollo Bar
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for La Porchetta Pollo Bar
Inspected: on 19/03/2019

Le Beaujolais
Le Beaujolais

25 Litchfield Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9NJ

Steeped in history, Le Beaujolais resides at an address that has managed to stay in French hands ever since the war....Read more

Litchfield Street Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Eating Restaurants Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for Le Beaujolais
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Le Beaujolais
Inspected: on 10/10/2018

Le Pain Quotidien
Le Pain Quotidien

18 Great Marlborough Street, Soho, London, W1F 7HU

At Le Pain Quotidien, we believe that our environment is everything. Our mission to serve fresh, wholesome food means...Read more

Nightlife Bars Great Marlborough Street Soho Eating Restaurants Carnaby Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for Le Pain Quotidien
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Le Pain Quotidien
Inspected: on 29/01/2018

Maple Leaf
Maple Leaf

41 Maiden Lane, London, WC2E 7LJ

A Canadian sports bar and grill located in Covent Garden.Read more

Maiden Lane Nightlife Bars Covent Garden Pubs Gastro Pubs Themed Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Maple Leaf
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Maple Leaf
Inspected: on 16/06/2014

Milk & Honey
Milk & Honey

61 Poland Street, Soho, London, W1F 7NU

Milk & Honey opened in Soho, London, in April 2002 and remains dedicated to bringing unrivalled drinks quality and...Read more

Poland Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Milk & Honey
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Milk & Honey
Inspected: on 04/03/2011

My Place (Soho)
My Place (Soho)

21 Berwick Street, Soho, London, W1F 0PZ

A laid back all day dinning spot, where you can enjoy a coffee and a sandwich or share a couple of dinner plates with...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for My Place (Soho)
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for My Place (Soho)
Inspected: on 23/11/2017

Nell Gwynne Tavern
Nell Gwynne Tavern

2 Bull Inn Court, Covent Garden, London, WC2R 0NP

Built on the site of the Old Bull Inn, the Nell Gwynne Tavern was named after the infamous mistress of Charles II....Read more

Bull Inn Court Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for Nell Gwynne Tavern
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Nell Gwynne Tavern
Inspected: on 13/01/2018

Obicà (Poland Street)
Obicà (Poland Street)

19-20 Poland Street, Soho, London, W1F 8QF

Obicà Mozzarella Bar is a casual Italian restaurant concept based on best Mozzarellas di Bufala Campana, together...Read more

Italian Restaurants Poland Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Restaurants Eating Japanese & Sushi Restaurants


Food Hygiene Ratings for Obicà (Poland Street)
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Obicà (Poland Street)
Inspected: on 16/11/2017

Opium
Opium

The Jade Door, 15-16 Gerrard Street, Soho, London, W1D 6JE

After a year spent searching for a space in which to open a cocktail bar, Eric Yu and Dre Masso opened Opium in...Read more

Restaurants Gerrard Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Dim Sum Restaurants


Food Hygiene Ratings for Opium
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Opium
Inspected: on 30/10/2018

Pall Mall Fine Wine
Pall Mall Fine Wine

7 Royal Opera Arcade, London, SW1Y 4UY

Pall Mall Fine Wines focuses on the traditional values of retailing, including superlative customer service,...Read more

Nightlife Shopping Bars St James's Royal Opera Arcade


Food Hygiene Ratings for Pall Mall Fine Wine
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Pall Mall Fine Wine
Inspected: on 20/11/2017

Piccolo Bar
Piccolo Bar

7 Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7BX

City of London Nightlife Bars Gresham Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for Piccolo Bar
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Piccolo Bar
Inspected: on 21/08/2018

Randy's Wing Bar
Randy's Wing Bar

30-33 Minories, London, EC3N 1DD

City of London Nightlife Bars Minories


Food Hygiene Ratings for Randy's Wing Bar
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Randy's Wing Bar
Inspected: on 25/10/2018

Simmons Bar (Camden Town)
Simmons Bar (Camden Town)

7 Kentish Town Road, London, NW1 8NH

Located right next to Camden Town tube this addition to the Simmons empire is in the heart of the action of this...Read more

Nightlife Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Simmons Bar (Camden Town)
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Simmons Bar (Camden Town)
Inspected: on 07/11/2017

Simmons Bar (Mornington Crescent)
Simmons Bar (Mornington Crescent)

7 Camden High Street, London, NW1 7JE

Set opposite the world famous music venue Koko and a 30 second walk from Mornington Crescent Underground Station...Read more

Nightlife Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Simmons Bar (Mornington Crescent)
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Simmons Bar (Mornington Crescent)
Inspected: on 03/05/2016

Smugglers Tavern
Smugglers Tavern

28 Warren Street, London, W1T 5ND

Diner and bar serving fine American cuisine.Read more

Bars Fitzrovia


Food Hygiene Ratings for Smugglers Tavern
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Smugglers Tavern
Inspected: on 03/01/2017

Steam Wine Bar
Steam Wine Bar

1 Saint George's Lane, London, EC3R 8DJ

City of London Nightlife Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Steam Wine Bar
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Steam Wine Bar
Inspected: on 29/01/2019

Tamarind (Soho)
Tamarind (Soho)

167-169 Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1F 8WR

Tamarind Kitchen offers a convivial Indian dining experience on Wardour Street, Soho, with soulful, sensory dishes...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Tamarind (Soho)
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Tamarind (Soho)
Inspected: on 19/09/2018

TCR Lounge Bar
TCR Lounge Bar

183 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7PE

Lively lounge bar that specialises in parties.Read more

Bars Fitzrovia Tottenham Court Road


Food Hygiene Ratings for TCR Lounge Bar
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for TCR Lounge Bar
Inspected: on 30/07/2018

The Blue Posts
The Blue Posts

22 Berwick Street, Soho, London, W1F 0QA

A little something for everyone, our Greene King Pubs bring people and communities together. We have around 800...Read more

Nightlife Bars Berwick Street Soho


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Blue Posts
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Blue Posts
Inspected: on 12/03/2018

The Chandos
The Chandos

29 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4ER

Chandos is split across multiple floors with comfortable seating areas and a main bar space. They serve bar food...Read more

St Martin's Lane Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Chandos
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Chandos
Inspected: on 27/10/2017

The Duke Of Wellington
The Duke Of Wellington

77 Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1D 6QA

A friendly bar in the heart of soho catering for men and women of all ages. Our bouncy barmen are more than willing...Read more

Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Soho Wardour Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Duke Of Wellington
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Duke Of Wellington
Inspected: on 15/12/2011

The Gin Palace
The Gin Palace

372 Strand, Covent Garden, London, WC2R 0JJ

The Gin Palace is an elegant cocktail bar featuring over 30 gins, 20 whiskies, an extensive Round the World and...Read more

Eating Hotels Restaurants Strand Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Gin Palace
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Gin Palace
Inspected: on 07/12/2018

Part of The Strand Palace Hotel

The Glasshouse Stores
The Glasshouse Stores

55 Brewer Street, Soho, London, W1F 9UJ

A lovely pub with great food served in our downstairs cellar bar in Soho, by Regent Street Food served 12-3 &...Read more

Eating Brewer Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Glasshouse Stores
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Glasshouse Stores
Inspected: on 08/09/2017

The Harp
The Harp

47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4HS

A choice of 10 hand-pumps is music to the ears of any ale aficionado - and in this Covent Garden pub, the sweet sound...Read more

Nightlife Bars Chandos Place Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Harp
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Harp
Inspected: on 06/10/2014

The Lounge Bar (at The Strand Palace Hotel)
The Lounge Bar (at The Strand Palace Hotel)

372 Strand, Strand, London, WC2R 0JJ

The Lounge Bar is a generous, relaxed space at the very heart of the hotel. It’s perfect for informal meetings,...Read more

Strand Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Accommodation Hotels


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Lounge Bar (at The Strand Palace Hotel)
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Lounge Bar (at The Strand Palace Hotel)
Inspected: on 07/12/2018

Part of The Strand Palace Hotel

The M Bar
The M Bar

48-51 Leadenhall Market, London, EC3V 1LT

City of London Nightlife Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for The M Bar
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The M Bar
Inspected: on 22/01/2019

The Porterhouse
The Porterhouse

21 – 22 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7NA

OK, so we might be one of the largest bars in London, but it does not feel that way. The bar is split over three...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Tottenham Court Road Maiden Lane Bars Cocktail Bars Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Porterhouse
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Porterhouse
Inspected: on 10/03/2014

The Toucan
The Toucan

19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London, W1D 3BY

The Toucan is a cosy little pub in the heart of soho. The bar was set up by Colin Taylor and his business partner to...Read more

Pubs Carlisle Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Toucan
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Toucan
Inspected: on 14/02/2018

THIRST Bar
THIRST Bar

53 Greek Street, Soho, London, W1D 3DR

We are a friendly, fun and independently owned late night cocktail bar that has been serving fantastic cocktails in...Read more

Greek Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for THIRST Bar
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for THIRST Bar
Inspected: on 24/03/2017

Tower Tavern
Tower Tavern

2 Clipstone Street, London, W1W 6BA

Contemporary London pub serving traditional food.Read more

Eating Bars British Restaurants Fitzrovia


Food Hygiene Ratings for Tower Tavern
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Tower Tavern
Inspected: on 12/01/2016

Vapiano (Soho)
Vapiano (Soho)

84 Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1F 0TQ

In cities around the world, people who meet in our relaxed setting share one important quality: the love of enjoying...Read more

Italian Restaurants Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Pizza Restaurants Eating Restaurants Soho Wardour Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for Vapiano (Soho)
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Vapiano (Soho)
Inspected: on 10/12/2018

Barcelona Tapas Bar and Restaurant (Lime Street)
Barcelona Tapas Bar and Restaurant (Lime Street)

24 Lime Street, London, EC3M 7HS

City of London Nightlife Bars Eating Restaurants Lime Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for Barcelona Tapas Bar and Restaurant (Lime Street)
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Barcelona Tapas Bar and Restaurant (Lime Street)
Inspected: on 22/11/2018

Brokers Wine Bar
Brokers Wine Bar

9 Leadenhall Market, London, EC3V 1LR

City of London Nightlife Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Brokers Wine Bar
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Brokers Wine Bar
Inspected: on 11/10/2018

Cargo
Cargo

83 Rivington Street, London, EC2A 3AY

Located in an urban disused railway yard, Cargo is Shoreditch's premier live music venue featuring late-night...Read more

Nightlife Bars Nightclubs Eating Restaurants


Food Hygiene Ratings for Cargo
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Cargo
Inspected: on 19/07/2018

Carnaby Brasserie (at The Courthouse Hotel)
Carnaby Brasserie (at The Courthouse Hotel)

19-21 Great Marlborough Street, Soho, London, W1F 7HL

With a fantastic location in the West End, directly opposite the famed street and namesake, Carnaby is a bright and...Read more

Eating Bars Restaurants British Restaurants Great Marlborough Street Soho Carnaby Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for Carnaby Brasserie (at The Courthouse Hotel)
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Carnaby Brasserie (at The Courthouse Hotel)
Inspected: on 11/10/2018

Part of Courthouse Hotel

Cây Tre Restaurant
Cây Tre Restaurant

42-43 Dean Street, Soho, London, W1D 4PZ

Viet Grill followed several years later, opening on Kingsland Road, which soon became known as the Pho Mile – home to...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Cây Tre Restaurant
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Cây Tre Restaurant
Inspected: on 16/07/2018

Da Mario
Da Mario

63 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9AJ

Maria and Corrado Solimini married in Italy and moved to London over 20 years ago. Corrado worked in Cecconi’s...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Da Mario
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Da Mario
Inspected: on 14/11/2018

Freud Bar
Freud Bar

198 Shaftesbury Ave, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 8JL

Below the pavement of Shaftesbury Avenue, at the top of Monmouth Street, down a flight of steps into a high-ceilinged...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Freud Bar
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Freud Bar
Inspected: on 23/02/2017

K Place (Korean Bar B Q)
K Place (Korean Bar B Q)

1 Saint Mary at Hill, London, EC3R 8EE

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Food Hygiene Ratings for K Place (Korean Bar B Q)
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for K Place (Korean Bar B Q)
Inspected: on 12/11/2018

Karaoke Box (Soho)
Karaoke Box (Soho)

18 Frith Street, Soho, London, W1D 4RQ

Private karaoke rooms of varying capacities, which are outfitted with plenty of attractive features: flatscreen TVs;...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Karaoke Box (Soho)
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Karaoke Box (Soho)
Inspected: on 29/03/2011

Manitoba Tigella
Manitoba Tigella

82 New Oxford Street, London, WC1A 1HB

The heart of Manitoba Tigella is the TIGELLA a round toasted bun, born in the remote times, typical of the Italian...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Manitoba Tigella
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Manitoba Tigella
Inspected: on 19/09/2016

Norman's Coach & Horses
Norman's Coach & Horses

29 Greek Street, Soho, London, W1D 5DH

The Norman’s Coach & Horses, 29 Greek Street, Soho, London’s best known pub! EST 1847.Norman’s Coach & Horses...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Norman's Coach & Horses
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Norman's Coach & Horses
Inspected: on 23/01/2018

Piccolo Bar
Piccolo Bar

15 Shepherd Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 7HU

If you are hungry while enjoying Mount Street Gardens, visit this cafe to have a meal. Come to this place and try...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Piccolo Bar
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Piccolo Bar
Inspected: on 13/11/2018

Proud Camden
Proud Camden

Chalk Farm Road, London, NW1 8AH

Boasting a legacy of music history and based in a one of a kind building, Proud Camden offers a truly special venue...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Proud Camden
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Proud Camden
Inspected: on 04/12/2017

Senor Ceviche
Senor Ceviche

18 Charlotte Street, London, W1T 2LZ

Serving the the freshest Peruvian-inspired BBQ and ceviche dishes with Pisco cocktails.Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Senor Ceviche
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Senor Ceviche
Inspected: on 18/02/2019

Simmons Bar (Kings Cross)
Simmons Bar (Kings Cross)

32 Caledonian Road, London, N1 9DT

Located 1 minutes walk from King's Cross Underground Station, Simmons | King's Cross is a late night cocktail bar...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Simmons Bar (Kings Cross)
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Simmons Bar (Kings Cross)
Inspected: on 06/02/2019

Soho Theatre Bar
Soho Theatre Bar

Soho Theatre, Dean Street, Soho, London, W1D 3NE

So come enjoy a drink and bite to eat with your friends and mingle with the artists from that evening’s...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Soho Theatre Bar
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Soho Theatre Bar
Inspected: on 24/10/2013

Star & Garter
Star & Garter

62 Poland Street, Soho, London, W1F 7NX

For a cosy night in Soho, head to The Star and Garter on Poland Street. A favourite with post-production workers and...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Star & Garter
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Star & Garter
Inspected: on 21/08/2012

The Bar (at the Courthouse Hotel)
The Bar (at the Courthouse Hotel)

19 - 21 Great Marlborough Street, London, W1F 7HL

'The Bar' is a fitting venue for a former courthouse, located just off the lobby; this trendy lounge is another...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The Bar (at the Courthouse Hotel)
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Bar (at the Courthouse Hotel)
Inspected: on 11/10/2018

Part of Courthouse Hotel

The Escapologist
The Escapologist

35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9LD

The Escapologist cocktail bar Covent Garden is based in the riotous Headquarters of the secret society that ran...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The Escapologist
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Escapologist
Inspected: on 24/09/2018

The Grafton Arms
The Grafton Arms

72 Grafton Way, London, W1T 5DU

A full range of beers, wines and spirits, and a roof garden.Read more

Nightlife Bars Fitzrovia


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Grafton Arms
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Grafton Arms
Inspected: on 26/02/2018

The Hope
The Hope

15 Tottenham Street, London, W1T 2AJ

A great little pub with a good range of beers and food.Read more

Nightlife Bars Tottenham Street Fitzrovia


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Hope
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Hope
Inspected: on 01/11/2017

The London Cocktail Club
The London Cocktail Club

224a Shaftesbury Ave, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 8EB

A serious drinkers party bar… Set in a mischievous house away from home, full of excitement and energy. Innovative...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The London Cocktail Club
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The London Cocktail Club
Inspected: on 11/05/2016

The Vault at Milroy's
The Vault at Milroy's

3 Greek Street, Soho, London, W1D 4NX

The Vault is a 55 seater cocktail bar hidden under London's oldest Whisky Shop: Milroys. Winners of Time Out's Love...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The Vault at Milroy's
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Vault at Milroy's
Inspected: on 10/05/2016

Toy Roof (at the Courthouse Hotel)
Toy Roof (at the Courthouse Hotel)

19-21 Great Marlborough Street, London, W1F 7HL

Chill out with refreshing cocktails light bites and mellow grooves at the Soho’s funkiest open-sky roof terrace and...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Toy Roof (at the Courthouse Hotel)
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Toy Roof (at the Courthouse Hotel)
Inspected: on 11/10/2018

Part of Courthouse Hotel

Adventure Bar
Adventure Bar

20 Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9HP

A rabbit warren of wonder, a labyrinth of delight; this subterranean Covent Garden bar thrills with its architectural...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Adventure Bar
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Adventure Bar
Inspected: on 12/02/2018

BrewDog (Soho)
BrewDog (Soho)

21 Poland Street, Soho, London, W1F 8QL

The entertainment playground that is Soho hosts fifth hop temple in the capital, with a bar set over two floors (each...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for BrewDog (Soho)
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for BrewDog (Soho)
Inspected: on 15/03/2018

Chi Noodle Bar and Restaurant
Chi Noodle Bar and Restaurant

5 New Bridge Street, London, EC4V 6AB

City of London Nightlife Bars Eating Restaurants


Food Hygiene Ratings for Chi Noodle Bar and Restaurant
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Chi Noodle Bar and Restaurant
Inspected: on 14/03/2018

Corney and Barrow Wine Bar
Corney and Barrow Wine Bar

3 Fleet Place, London, EC4M 7RA

City of London Nightlife Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Corney and Barrow Wine Bar
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Corney and Barrow Wine Bar
Inspected: on 09/03/2018

G-A-Y Bar
G-A-Y Bar

30 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1D 4UR

Bustling 3-floor party bar with plasma screen jukebox, drawing a young, gay early-evening crowd.Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for G-A-Y Bar
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for G-A-Y Bar
Inspected: on 16/03/2017

Lamb & Flag
Lamb & Flag

33 Rose Street, London, WC2E 9EB

A historic pub in London's vibrant Covent Garden, the Lamb & Flag was a favourite watering hole of Charles Dickens....Read more

Nightlife Bars Rose Street Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for Lamb & Flag
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Lamb & Flag
Inspected: on 27/01/2018

Lobos Meat & Tapas Soho
Lobos Meat & Tapas Soho

48 Frith Street, Soho, London, W1D 4SF

Roberto, Joel, Cortés and Ruben first met working together in a tapas restaurant in London. They were doing what they...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Lobos Meat & Tapas Soho
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Lobos Meat & Tapas Soho
Inspected: on 24/04/2018

Notes Coffee Roasters & Wine Bar (Ropemaker Street)
Notes Coffee Roasters & Wine Bar (Ropemaker Street)

1 Ropemaker Street, London, EC2Y 9AW

City of London Nightlife Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Notes Coffee Roasters & Wine Bar (Ropemaker Street)
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Notes Coffee Roasters & Wine Bar (Ropemaker Street)
Inspected: on 14/06/2018

Rum Kitchen Carnaby
Rum Kitchen Carnaby

Kingly Court, Carnaby Street, Soho, London, W1B 5PW

The rum chronicles, an evening of education and entertainment carefully curated by our in house master mixologists...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Rum Kitchen Carnaby
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Rum Kitchen Carnaby
Inspected: on 28/03/2019

Rustiko Restaurant & Bar
Rustiko Restaurant & Bar

37 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1D 5JY

Situated in the heart of Old Compton Street, RustiKo embodies the vintage Soho experience. Independent, candle-lit...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Rustiko Restaurant & Bar
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Rustiko Restaurant & Bar
Inspected: on 01/05/2019

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Blue Plaques in London

Frances Burney Brown Plaque - Madame D’Arblay (Fanny Burney) authoress lived here. born 1752 died 1840
Green Plaque № 11891 - Ralph Hancock FRHS landscape architect 1893-1950 designed and built The Roof Gardens May 1938
David Devant Blue Plaque - David Devant 1868-1941 magician lived here in flat no.1
Blue Plaque № 9649 - St Mary’s Church. Grade II* Listed building. Leyton parish church dating back in parts to the mid 17th century although much altered. Domesday book records two priests in 1086, so the current church probably occupies the site of a much earlier building
Christopher Newman Hall Brown Plaque - In memoriam Newman Hall, D.D. homes for the aged given by his widow
Charles Fort Blue Plaque - Charles Fort 1874-1932 American writer and founder of Forteanism, the study of anomalous phenomena, lived here 1921-1928

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