The Toy Shop

The Toy Shop It’s worth the trip to Putney to visit this outpost of outrageously juvenile fun, one of the best cool bars London. Dedicated to a more carefree age – and we’re talking ages 5-15 not the 1960’s, The Toy Shop is an homage to happy childhood days, with a party atmosphere that even extends […]

Callooh Callay Bar

Callooh Callay “And, has thou slain the Jabberwock? Come to my arms, my beamish boy! O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!’ He chortled in his joy” Callooh Callay, named after a phrase from Lewis Carrol’s nonsense poem The Jabberwocky, has been making perfect sense since it opened back in 2008. So much so that it makes […]

Savoy Beaufort Bar

The Savoy Beaufort Bar Sometimes, nothing else than sheer luxury will do when you want to impress your date. And what says luxury better than The Savoy? Now, most run of the mill punters will think of The American Bar when you say the words ‘Savoy’ and ‘bar’ together. But if you want romance, if […]

Bassoon Bar

Bassoon Bar Here’s a riddle: which hotel has the best bar in London, but isn’t the best bar in London (although it is one of them)? The answer: The Bassoon Bar at The Corinthia Hotel. Here’s why… the actual bar, the one the drinks are expertly mixed behind, is a virtuoso piece of design which stretches […]

The Artesian Bar

The Artesian Bar Any bar that not only won the crown of World’s Best Bar in 2012, but defended it successfully in 2013 and 2014, deserves to be on our list. As hotel bars go, The Artesian Bar at The Langham Hotel has exactly what it takes to be one of the best hotel bars […]

The American Bar

The American Bar Well, it’s got to be on our list hasn’t it? So, here’s to The American Bar – Best Hotel Bars London. No other bar in London has the fame, the fortune, the fabulous décor, the fantastic cocktails that this one does. Despite the Savoy’s recent multi-million pound refurbishment program, the American Bar […]