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The Best Restaurants in Covent Garden

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Whether you’re looking for a romantic night out or just a place to be cosy and relaxed, below is a list of just a handful of the best restaurants in Covent Garden.

Looking for a Spanish tapas Paradise? Barrafina located both in Drury Lane and Adelaide Street are known to be London’s best Spanish restaurants, inspired by the famous Cal Pep tapas restaurant in Barcelona. Dury Lane being more cosy, surrounded by brick walls, quirky windows and glossy floors and Adelaide Street more modern and contemporary, both serve authentic regional dishes from and around Spain, including Catalan and Mallorcan tapas dishes. From those who like to try new food and experimenting with their taste buds, the daily changing specials menu is a perfect choice with exotic foods, like braised Ox tongue with crushed potatoes, cuttlefish empanadas and courgette flowers complemented by the finest cherries, Cava’s and wines to match. A personal Spanish recommendation being, the strong and deep flavoured, minimal filtered sherry, known as En Rama.

Cinnamon Bazzar - The best restaurants in Covent Garden

Also, known as one of the best Indian restaurants in London, Cinnamon Bazaar is placed in the admirable grade II listed Westminster Library. Guests are greeted by the unique and colourful interior, which has been inspired by the exotic and busy markets of India. The area is adorned with hand painted Indian artwork consisting of a pallet of gold, blues and greens with the addition of ornate tiles. Combining traditional Indian heritage with an urban London twist this cultural hotspot provides small plates of wholesome vegetarian and meat dishes. Cinnamon Bazaar also specialises in one of India’s most popular street foods, serving a range of savoury Chaats. Each individual dish is infused with various herbs, spices and chutneys, to even the unthinkable of pressed watermelon with can be nicely complimented by some traditional chai.

Voted one of the most romantic restaurants in London, Clos Maggiore gives you a taste of elegant French cuisine at its best surrounded by sheik country inns of both Tuscany and Provence. Guests are greeted by the ravishing cherry bloomed conservatory which features a retractable glass roof, giving customers both a natural and airy dinning sensation throughout the summer months along with a more intimate, snug feel in the winter months. At this peaceful French retreat, bow- tied waiters will make the scene by delivering delightful Provencal cuisines recreated by head chef Marcellin Marc. Not only does the restaurant provide an award-winning tasting menu and a la carte dishes, they are also recognised for reasonably priced pre-theatre menu and extensive wine cellar, which includes over 2500 labels.

Cora Pearl - The best restaurants in Covent Garden


Based in a chic townhouse, Cora Pearl is the sister restaurant from the team behind Mayfair famous Kitty Fishers. Serving a variety of hearty comfort food and hand crafted cocktails, it’s a real gem of a find! Upon arrival guests are greeted with attentive staff, complementing the cosy rich surroundings. The sublime culinary experience focuses on seasonal British cuisine, in a boldly flavoured manor. Not only is this bistro like restaurant ideal for a pre-theatre dining experience but also great for a night canoodle! If you get peckish I’d recommend the ham and cheese luxury toast, nicely complimented by pickle. You may think, why would I go out of my way for a sandwich but this delicious treasure is worthy of a try.

The Frog - The best restaurants in Covent Garden

Opening in 2017 and located in the heart of Covent Garden, Frog is Adam Handling’s flagship restaurant site. Not only has the Frog been labelled as ‘one of the best restaurants in London, it has also won various prestige awards, from best newcomer restaurant and best overall wine list. With a contemporary interior, yet having a relaxed and luxurious feel as Adam once said; ‘Frog can provide fine dining without having a stuffy atmosphere.’ Not only is there an open-kitchen and dining space, the venue also contains a private dining room too, fulfilled with its own kitchen and bespoke furniture. Customers can choose between two exquisite seasonal tasting menus or a variety of a la carte dishes which are nicely complimented with Head Sommelier Kelvin McCabe expertly selected wine selection. The food and ambience is a mixture of local cuisine with a British contemporary twist, worth a few precious hours for an experience which is beyond measure. Clearly one of the best restaurants in Covent Garden.

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In the impressive grade II listed building known as Petersham Nurseries based in Covent Garden, lies the vibrant Italian restaurant La Goccia. Guests can opt between an indoor botanical yet alfresco atmosphere or the secluded floral courtyard. The open kitchen,
containing typical woodfire ovens and flaming grills, allows chefs to prepare dishes in front of guests adding an element of drama and entertainment. Whether it’s serving proportioned appetisers, known as Apertivo in Italian or even traditional pasta and risotto dishes, this restaurant brings a small taste of Italy to our very own Covent Garden. Very much ideal for a deliciously polished regional menu in a stunning atmosphere.

Red Farm - The best restaurants in Covent Garden

Tucked away in the busy streets of Covent Garden lies the home of traditional Chinese cuisine, Red Farm. Along with taking a clean and inventive approach to Chinese cooking, this award winning, New York influenced celebrity haunt, brings signature creations and small plates of hand-crafted delightful foods with a twist. Situated next to Covent Garden’s Balthazar, the restaurant features white brick walls, a modern but rustic décor, along with seating at tables and intimate booths considered to embody a laid back and casual dining experience. Master Chef Joe Ng and highly respected food expert Ed Schoenfeld have collaborated to produce a menu which includes unique dishes like; cheeseburger spring rolls, pork and crab soup dumplings, to even the famous pastrami egg roll with the addition of quality traditional beverages.

TThe Barbary

Taking inspiration from the Barbary coast, Neal yard in Covent garden is home to The Barbary. The cosy and warm restaurant reflects a museum, portraying a story of culture, travel and trade with the addition of sharing dishes and recipes which have been collected from visited areas from the Atlantic Coast through to the Mediterranean Sea. Once entering the restaurant guests are greeted by the unusual lay-out, which has stools spiralling around the kitchen giving diners an exclusive insight how their meals are prepared. Ranging from scrumptious dips for appetizers, to even a variety of juicy meats and delicious seafood, no wonder this spot in Covent Garden has been rated ‘one of the best restaurants in London’ by Timeout. If you like grilled seafood, the slow-braised orange and bay leaf infused octopus is to die for, being soft and tender on the inside and crispy on the outside.

Tredwells

For those who are looking for something a little different, Treadwells is the place to go! Taking inspiration from both root and plant based foods, this west-end award winning eatery procreates high-quality contemporary British cooking. Once arrived, dimmed lights, shades of green and dark woods entice customers giving relaxed and warm atmosphere, nicely complimenting the welcoming and friendly service. Chantelle Nicholson known as Chef Patron of the restaurants is the master-mind behind the seasonal menus, particularly emphasising unique plant-based eating. For you carnivores, they also serve Lake District Venison to even Creedy Carver Duck Breast, not forgetting the unique selection of desserts such as ‘Gin & Tonic Cheesecake to even plant based Jaffa Cake Truffles. Mouth-watering, isn’t it? Definitely one of the best restaurants in Covent Garden.

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The Best Restaurants in Kensington

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Kensington is home to some of London’s best restaurants. Capital A List have put together a guide to best Restaurants in Kensington.

Ours - The best Restaurants in Kensington.

In the heart of Knightsbridge, The Restaurant Ours, bought to life by Tom Sellers has been a huge success, with Head Chef Daniel Phippard serving a menu of European Cuisine with British Influences, which are accompanied by delicious hand-crafted cocktails and carefully chosen wines to accompany specific dishes. Ours is both a restaurant and cocktail lounge, both menus highlighting the high-standards and excellence of their culinary creations.

Tom Sellers restaurant has a simple, yet elegant interior, the neutral colours of the furniture enhance the beautiful main feature point of the restaurant being a tree lit up with golden lights, a simple yet effective aspect to the restaurant. To begin, I had the ‘Butterfly’ Cocktail found under the signature section of the cocktail menu, featuring Gin, homemade blackcurrant jam, lychee liquor and lime, a unique, yet delicious combination of flavours.

In regards to dining, the food is just delicious. To begin, the Halloumi Popcorn served alongside a black sesame mayonnaise was the perfect starter, not too filling yet full of flavour. For a main course, I chose the Lemon Sole Fillet Mugnaia, which alone was divine, however served alongside a bed of new potatoes, capers and lemon zest, there were no complaints. To finish the meal, the spiced pineapple carpaccio with coconut sorbet and coriander syrup was the ideal dessert to compliment a faultless meal.

If guests are after a private dining space, Ours has their own private dining room seating a maximum of 20 people. The Bloom Room is furnished with plush interiors, making your experience both formal and elegant. Paired with The Bloom Room is a set group menu, making the evening for exclusive for guests.

Kitchen W8

Kitchen W8 was introduced to Kensington in 2009 with head chef Mark Kempson earning the restaurant its first Michelin Star in 2011. The restaurant promotes a relaxed, friendly, neighbourhood atmosphere for diners to enjoy a taste of one of Kensington’s best restaurants.

Diners are in for a treat at kitchen W8, who’s menu is English with French influences. The A La Carte menu is full of delicious, unique dishes created for diners to explore new flavours. As well as an A La Carte menu, the restaurant offers a tasting menu, again exploring a variety of different flavours and French influences. Kitchen W8 also offers a Sunday Menu, not only offering a Roast Rump of Beef, but also dishes such as Caramelized Parmesan Gnocchi and Roast Breast of Guinea Hen.

Kitchen W8 is one of Kensington’s very best, unique restaurants serving up some delicious traditional flavours as well as some new, unique combinations. Image sou

De Mario - The best Restaurants in Kensington.

Located in a beautiful 120 year old building on Gloucester Road, De Mario upholds a traditional, classical style creating a unique ambience to one of London’s Italian Restaurants.

London is full of excellent, authentic Italian Restaurants; however De Mario exceeded all expectations and can’t go unnoticed. To begin our dining experience, we started with a Bruschetta, a typical Italian favourite, featuring the freshest, juiciest tomatoes and crumbled Goats Cheese, the Goats Cheese added that extra flavour a Bruschetta doesn’t normally hold. To follow we had undoubtably one of the best pizza’s to be found in London. Topped with Parma Ham, Fresh rocket and Parmesan, the ‘Regina’ pizza should certainly be considered as a menu choice when visiting. De Mario also has an extensive wine list, offering diners a variety of high-quality red, white, rose and sparkling wines to accompany their meals. De Mario is certainly worth a visit when in the Kensington area.

The Ivy

The Ivy Kensington Brasserie is a beautiful restaurant found at 96 Kensington High Street, being part of The Ivy Collection, The Kensington Brasserie is a wonderful, relaxed yet sophisticated restaurant that continues to uphold the excellent reputation of The Ivy brand, serving delicious food and excellent cocktails.

Featuring some delicious courses, The Ivy menu caters for everyone, offering a wide variety of meat, fish and vegetarian options. As well as an A La Carte menu, The Ivy Kensington Brasserie has a weekend brunch menu including brunch favourites such as an Eggs Benedict / Eggs Royale as well as new inclusions such as a watermelon and quinoa salad for those who are after something different for brunch.

In terms of Private Dining, The Ivy Kensington Brasserie has a semi-private dining area seating a maximum of 12 people. Set aside from the main restaurant, the private dining room promotes an intimate setting whilst still maintaining the ambience of the main restaurant.

Clarkes

With its dark, sophisticated exterior, Clarke’s Restaurant upholds its reputation throughout the entire dining experience. Serving European/British Cuisine to diners, Clarke’s Restaurant is Certainly not one to be missed if you’re looking for one of the best restaurants in Kensington.

Aside from their delicious A La Carte menu, Clarke’s also offer three set menus, Lunch, dinner and Sunday menu’s. The A La Carte menu at Clarke’s is full of a variety of different experimental flavours, each bringing new tastes and experiences for diners to try. A particular favourite found on the dinner menu was the Roasted Scottish Halibut, accompanied with a sauce of prosecco and chives, alongside Romanesco, carrots, purple sprouting broccoli and pink fir potatoes.

Clarke’s restaurant also features its ‘Wine Room’. A space for up to 28 guests, ideal for accommodating larger parties/those celebrating special occasions. Sample menus are available for those who are interested in booking the venue.

Ceru

Just a short walk away from Chelsea and Knightsbridge, Ceru, which seats up to 40 guests serves brunch, lunch, dinner and cocktails to their guests.

Located on Bute Street, Kensington, Ceru provides an All Day menu, containing nearly 100 ingredients and over 20 different spices. The flavours in our meal were truly delicious, showcasing unusual flavours from across the Eastern Mediterranean. The hummus we shared to begin was divine, the rich flavour of chickpeas was beautifully complimented by green chilli’s which enhanced the flavour of the dish wonderfully. For a main, I chose the Galata Crab cakes, an unusual menu choice for me however one I would certainly have again. The wonderful flavour of the Crab meat was complimented excellently with the distinct pumpkin flavour, a light yet delicious dish.

Ceru is certainly one of Kensington’s best restaurants, not only for the food but the service was faultless. Our waiter was extremely attentive, ensuring we had a wonderful experience. For a reasonably priced, Mediterranean delight, Ceru is the restaurant to come to.

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If you’re looking for an excellent seafood restaurant, then look no further than Wrights Brothers. Found at 56 Brompton Road, South Kensington, Wrights Brothers serves up some of the best seafood to be found in London.

In 2002, the Wrights Brothers began new careers into the world of delicious seafood. In 2005 the first Wright Brothers restaurant opened, with the intention of introducing the world to their love and passion for excellent seafood.

Serving a combination of simplicity combined with excellence, the menu at Wrights Brothers is any seafood fanatic’s dream! Offering small plates, main courses, side dishes and seasonal dishes of the day there is something for everyone. Whether you’re a lover of Shellfish or are after a classic dish such as Dover Sole, we can guarantee that the flavours in each and every dish will be divine.

As well as the South Kensington restaurant, Wrights Brothers has a total of five restaurants across London, Battersea Power Station, Soho, South Kensington, Borough Market and Spitalfields. So wherever you are in London, the Wrights Brothers won’t be far away, this is one of the best restaurants in Kensington and truly isn’t a restaurant to be missed.

Min Jiang

For a taste of authentic Chinese Cuisine, Min Jiang is one of South Kensington’s best Restaurants. Found at 2-24 Kensington High Street, Kensington, Royal Garden Hotel, London W8 4PT, Min Jiang is certainly not one to be missed.

With stunning views across Hyde Park and London’s Skyline, the simple black, cream and red interior brings a relaxed, yet sophisticated ambience to the restaurant. As well as the main restaurant, Min Yiang has a private dining room which seats a maximum of twenty guests and features a stylish, modern bar.

The menu explores the excellence of Chinese cuisine, with Min Jiang having their own signature dishes, they also feature an extensive variety of dishes for diners to try. To begin I had the Sweetcorn soup with Blue Swimmer Crab meat, followed by Stir-fried Corn-fed Chicken with Sweet Basil, served in a Sanpei Sauce. Both dishes were absolutely delicious, an explosion of beautiful flavours, that wouldn’t be found anywhere else in London.

For a beautiful taste of delicious Authentic Chinese Cuisine, a sample of class, elegance and sophisticated, Min Jiang is one of the best restaurants in Kensington to come to.

Yashin Ocean House - The best Restaurants in Kensington.

Yashin Ocean House is one of South Kensington’s modern Japanese Restaurants, serving diners Japanese Tapas both hot and cold dishes set in a beautiful dining hall surrounded by unique Edwardian Architecture bringing a relaxed, yet sophisticated ambience to the restaurant.

Found at 117-119 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, Yashin Ocean House is renowned for it’s excellent Sushi. The interior is very simple, nude seating and décor which compliments the beautiful blue surface of the seating bar. The neutral tones assist in enhancing the true beauty of the centrepiece. As well as the décor being wonderful, the food is equally as spectacular. Sashimi is my guilty pleasure, therefore I began with a Sashimi platter, which included Salmon, Tuna and Yellowtail, it was truly divine. I then followed the Sashimi with the the Paradise Prawn Tempura, which was the highlight of my visit, the crispy tempura was just enough to enhance the wonderful flavours of the prawn.

Being one of London’s very best Sushi restaurants, and certainly one of the best restaurants in Kensington, Yashin Ocean is undoubtedly worth a visit

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The Best Cocktail Bars in Mayfair

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There is no shortage of Cocktail Bars across London, each individually bringing something unque to the London Cocktail scene. Some of the very best can be found in Mayfair, below is our guide to The Best Cocktail Bars in Mayfair.

 

The Best Cocktail Bars in Mayfair

 

The Bar at the Athenaeum is one of Mayfair’s exclusive, intimate Cocktail bars. A sophisticated, comfertable Bar serving exceptional cocktails creations to guests, The Bar at the Athenaeum is certainly one of The Best Cocktail Bars in Mayfair.

The Bar At The Athenaeum promotes a relaxed ambience for guests to unwind with one of The Bar’s unique cocktails, created by Giovanni Castorina and his team. The cocktails at The Bar At The Athenaeum are like no-other found in London, their Menu currently has 15 ‘Signature’ alcoholic cocktails and five ‘Signature’ non-alcoholic Cocktails, providing something for each individual taste and prefence. Without a doubt our favourite Cocktail from the menu was named ‘Only my name’, a divine combination of Fair Vodka, Creme de Cacao, Cherry Puree, Maraschino, Lemon Juice and Chocolate Bitters, and there wasn’t  a single complaint to be made. The Bar also features a Food menu for those wanting more than just a drink, a variety of dishes from nibbles to large plates can be ordered, these dishes are certainly complemented by the delights found behind the bar. To compliment our second order from the Bar, we ordered a handful of items from The Bar Menu, one of those being The Crab Linguine with Corriander and Chilli, a light, delicious pasta dish which complimented our drinks perfectly.

The interior is decorated with plush, soft yellow and grey toned seating, surrounded by display cabinets of The Bar At The Athenaeum prized collection of Whiskey’s bought in from across the world and other collectables. The interior of the Bar is beautiful, the soft tones are enhanced by the bright corner-lighting, creating the perfect, relaxed atmosphere for guests to enjoy their visit to one of The Best Cocktail Bars in Mayfair. Image source 

 

The Best Cocktail Bars in Mayfair

 

The restaurant Street XO, known for re-defining the term ‘fine dining’ is home to one of The most unique, and most definitely one of The Best Cocktail Bars in Mayfair. Street XO, opened by Chef Dabiz Munoz who has incorporated European, Asian and South American influences to devise his menu, has bought a new take on ‘Infusion’ cuisine to London. Located at 15 Old Burlington St, Mayfair, London W1S 2JR, Street XO has been a huge success with diners ever since it opened in 2016.

Dabiz Munoz introduced a new, unique aspect to the restaurant, bringing an exceptional Cocktail Bar to the restaurant called Circus XO. Circus XO is where Munoz has experimented with ‘liquid cuisine’ and has produced some of the best tasting cocktails in London. Introducing ingredients such as ‘worm salt’ into their cocktails, Circus XO is a completely different cocktail bar to those commonly found in London. The Cocktail Bar is lit with a dim-blue lighting, creating a relaxed yet sophisticated ambience for guests. At a first glance, the display of countless bottles is certainly impressive and the menu is certainly one-of-a-kind to be found in London. Initially, the combinations of flavours seem Bizarre – for example the ‘Drinking Peking Duck’ (minus the duck) Cocktail, can only be described as weird but wonderful! 

Chef Dabiz Munoz has experimented with liquid Cuisine to produce some of London’s most unique Cocktail Creations in one of The Best Cocktail Bars in Mayfair that is certainly worth a visit.

 

 

Found at 28 Upper Grosvenor St, Mayfair, London W1K 7EH, Dickies Bar. Dickies Bar can be found within one of The Best Restaurants in Mayfair. Corrigan’s Mayfair, opened in 2008 by Chef Richard Corrigan, redefining the concept of quintessentially British and Irish Cuisine.

Within the Restaurant, Dickies Bar is the aspect bringing the restaurant and drinks to life, providing guests with exceptional cocktails, and delicious bar snacks. The first thing to note was Dickies Cocktail Menu, presented as ‘Dickies Game Book’, each cocktail is carefully described alongside a unique illustration, a very different and exciting aspect for guests to enjoy whilst browsing The Bar’s Menu. Our favourite cocktail was named ‘Stage-Door Johnny’, a delicious blend of Jameson’s Black Barrel Irish Whiskey, Peach, Bergamont, Vanilla and Lemon, a soft, delicious Cocktail bursting with flavours. Other options included ‘SYD 782’, full of fruity flavours, incorperating Chateau Le Blanche Armangnac, Dolin Blanc Vermouth, Strawberry, Rosehip, Grapefruit, Lime, Bittermans Burleseque Bitters and Chapel Down English Sparkling Wine, which was another Cocktail which incorperated a unique blend of excellent flavours!

As well as serving guests excellent Cocktails, Dickies Bar also has a Food Menu, serving both Meat and Fish plates and other delights such as Lake District Venison Tartare and Salted Cod Croquettes. This Food menu can be found on a larger menu featuring Dickies selection of fine Wines and Spirits.

 

 

The Best Cocktail Bars in Mayfair

 

Manetta’s Mayfair Bar is a beautiful Cocktail Bar found in the heart of Mayfair. With a 1930s setting, Manetta’s serves guests some of The Best Cocktails found in Mayfair. To be one of the best Cocktail bars in London you must have a great sense of style, and thankfully Manetta’s style is truly iconic. By incorperating velvet textures the Bar is very plush, many London Cocktail Bars follow Modern Trends, which is what differentiates Manetta’s from the others.  The ambience created before ordering one of the Cocktail’s is delightful, with the comfortable, yet stylish chairs, black and gold colour-theme, and cosy bar area, it is impossible not to feel relaxed.

The menu at Manetta’s Mayfair features two signature cocktail sections inspired by  two of Agatha Christie books, the first being The Fantasist, which contains ‘They do it with Mirrors’ made from ocho blanco tequila, creme de peche, lavender and chamomile syrup, egg white, lemon, and fleurie red wine, a drink which is tantalising for the taste buds in every way. Then there is The Realist section, the highlight being ‘Three Lives’ a perfect mixture of dark plantation rum, Napoleon mandarin liqueur, lemon juice, orange juice, strawberry jam, and orange jam. These are just a taste of what this fantastic cocktail bar has to offer, which also includes classic cocktails with a twist. This includes ‘The Mysterious Affair’ a cocktail that contains chase England vodka, creme de mure, absinthe, lime juice sugar syrup, and fresh blackberries. Each of these classics contains tastes which are equally as wondrous as the one found here. At Manetta’s the options are endless, with a wide variety of rums, vodkas, gins, brandys, whiskeys, tequilas, lequeirs, and wines. Each of these options is home to many of the best drinks that you could ever ask for and more. 

 Menetta’s Mayfair Bar is one of The Best Cocktail Bar’s in Mayfair, certainly one not to be missed.

 

 

Pronounced ‘Quaint’, Kwant, found below one of Mayfair’s Best and most popular Meditteranian Restaurants ‘Momo’s’, is certainly one of The Best Cocktail Bars in Mayfair. Serving diners exceptional creations underneath one of Mayfairs much loved restaurants. 

Kwant was once a vision brought to life by Erik Lorincz, who was previously worked as Head Bartender at London’s Savoy Hotel. Lorincz knows what makes a Bar a success, and has most definitely trasnfered his experience to Kwant, making it one of The most sucessful Cocktail Bars in London. The Bar’s interior was designed by French Artist Alain Grandne, who has incorporated both green and tropical themes with elements of class and sophistication which is evident throughout the bar, including intricate lighting, Bamboo Leaves and plush seating for their guests. 

The Cocktail menu at Kwant includes 24 alcoholic drinks and 5 non-alcoholic, many of which incorporate the in-house grown herbs, each carefully monitored to ensure the flavours of each individual herb are heightened to enhance the flavour of each cocktail that they’re a part of. We couldn’t go without mentioning our favourite cocktail which is ‘Santiago’, which is priced at £15, the combination of Matusalem Gran Reserva Rum, mixed with Muyu Chinotto Nero, Coffee Aroma and Coconut Water was just perfect!

If their Cocktail Menu isn’t enough, Kwant, who shares a kitchen with the restaurant upstairs Momo’s, recognised for their Meditteranian Cuisine, guests can dine from delights such as Oysters, Hummus, Beef Tartare etc. In Regards to finding one of The Best Cocktail Bars in Mayfair, Kwant certainly comes into that list.

 

The Best Cocktail Bars in Mayfair

 

Known for welcoming both Royalty and A List celebrities through their doors, Mahiki Mayfair is London’s tropical themed Cocktail haven. 

Located on the corner of Dover Street and known for welcoming some of the biggest names in music, film and even royalty through its doors, Mahiki, set out like a tropical paradise is one of The Best Cocktail Bars in Mayfair. Serving guests some of The Best Cocktails to be found in London, Mahiki Mayfair is certainly an unmissable experience.

Upon arrival, the Tiki inspired decor creates a unique ambience for guests, the wooden furniture and brown colours, incorporated with the green, tropical patterns across the walls bring an exciting vibe like no other across London. Acting as one of London’s most renowned bars/nightclubs Mahiki not only provides a beautiful space for guests to drink, but also serves guests some of the best Cocktails in London. Served in either Tiki Mugs, Coconut Shells and Treasure Chests, the Cocktails not only taste amazing, but they look it aswell.  Our favourite in regards to both presentation and taste was ‘The Blue Lady’, a blend of spit-roasted Pineapple Gin, Tanqueray No.10, Legay-Lagoute Blue Curaco, Fiorente Elderflower Liqueur and Egg White. Aside from the unique Cocktails to Mahiki, they also have a list of ‘Classic Cocktails’, offering more traditional, well-known trears for guests to enjoy.

For an exclusive venue known for welcoming some of societies biggest names through their doors, Mahiki Mayfair is one of The Best Cocktail Bars in Mayfair that you won’t want to miss!

 

The Best Cocktail Bars in Mayfair

 

In one of London’s Best Hotels lies one of The Best Cocktail Bars in Mayfair. The Ritz, being one of the Best Hotels in the world, is full of delights one of those being Rivoli. The Rivoli Bar is an intimate, exclusive Cocktail Bar treating guests to some of the best cocktails in London. 

In Regards to the interior, it is in keeping with the beautiful classic British design of the Ritz Hotel, the gold, brown and soft copper tones are enhanced by the crystal lighting and the array of bottles behind the bar. The seating designs differ across each table, some have leopard print designs whilst others have a simpler design, creating a relaxed yet vibrant atmosphere.

The Cocktails at The Rivoli Bar include both Classic favourites and original creations from the bartenders at The Rivoli Bar . The Bar also provides guests with a wide selection of wines and champagnes. The Cocktails and other beverages can be served alongside selections from the Bar Menu, featuring both small and large plates and aslo and extensive Caviar list, each indvidually priced, varying in both rareity and place of origin. Both our cocktails and the service was impeccable, a beautiful venue in one of the words most exclusive hotels.

 

 

One of the newer additions to Mayfair’s Cocktail Bar scene is The Tale Bar. The Tale Bar can be found in London’s Playboy Club, serving guests some of London’s finest cocktails.  

The Tale Bar isn’t your typical high-end Cocktail Bar in Mayfair. Found within London’s Playboy Club, The Tale Bar is a wonderful venue, serving guests an array of delicious Cocktails. The Cocktails featured on the menu are split into three sections, The Classic Cocktails, Signature Collection and favourites. All three sections feature an vast selection of delicious cocktails, our favourite being ‘Back to the Lab’, found on the ‘favourites’ section, priced at £12, a sweet, fruity blend of Tropical flavours creating a delicious cocktail. Similarly, I can’t go without mentioning how delicious The Tale Bar’s Pornstar Martini is, exceeding all expectations, it was truly one of the best we have tried in London. As well as serving guests a variety of new, exciting Cocktails, The Tale Bar has a large selection of other alcoholic drinks for guests to choose from, including G&T’S, vodka, Rum, Whisky, Wine and Champagnes.

The plush blue seating and golden-lit bar provides a relaxed, comfertable ambience for guests. Located at 14 Old Park Ln, Mayfair, London W1K 1ND, The Tale Bar is in a prime position to attract both fans of The Playboy Club and those looking for one of Mayfair’s best Cocktail Bars. Typically, The Cocktail Bars in Mayfair promote a sophisticated atmosphere, and whilst doing so, The Tale Bar brings a fun, exciting vibe to the London Cocktail scene! .

 


Trader Vics, found inside London’s Hilton Park Lane is certainly one of The Best Cocktail Bars in London. With over 200 signature cocktails, including The Original Mai Tai in 1944, Trader Vics uses the finest ingredients to create their delicious cocktail creations using unique glassware to present their exceptional creations. 

Open since 1963, Trader Vics, Mayfair is London’s Tropical paradise for both food and Beverages. Since 1963, guests have been provided with some of the very best Cocktails in London. Following Trader Vic’s infamous creation of the ‘Mai Tai’ in 1944, he has created over 200 unique, delicious cocktails throughout his career, the very best of these are avaliable for customers to purchase! Served in oversized Vessels, Mugs and Glassware, these Cocktails certainly don’t disappoint. One we couldn’t go without mentioning was the Siboney, found under the ‘Tikinis’ section, the combinations of Dark Rum, Passionfruit, Pineapple and Lemon created a light, refreshing tropical flavour served up in one of London’s very best Cocktail Bars. 

As well as providing guests with delicious Cocktails. Trader Vics also allows guests to ‘Taste the World’ with their ever-evolving menu featuring Cusisines from across the world. By featuring both a Bar and Restaurant Menu, Trader Vics caters to each guests individual requirements. Within the Bar Menu, smaller plates are found such as Dim Sum and Fish and Chips, an ideal menu for those attending the venue for Tarder Vics Cocktails. The Restaurant menu features an array of delicious courses, each individually incorperating delicious combinations of flavours, that can each be complimented by one of Trader Vics signature Cocktails.

The Best Cocktail Bars in Mayfair

 

Tucked away within one of Mayfair’s many hidden Courtyards is one of The Best Cocktail Bars in Mayfair. Hush is a cosy Brasserie, serving some of the best Cocktails and best food to be found in Mayfair 

Whilst being one of London’s hidden gems, Hush certainly stands out in regards to exclusivity and elegance. The 60s inspired Cocktail Lounge called ‘The Aviator Bar’, provides guests with excellent, carefully-crafted Cocktails. As well as being a Cocktail Lounge and having a wonderful, relxaed ambience for guests to enjoy, Hush also provide Cocktail Masterclasses, avaliable six days a week between 1pm-4pm. Within these Masterclasses, guests will learn the tricks of the trade when it comes to crafting the perfect Cocktail. The classes will teach guests to make two premium Cocktails each, guests will then be handed their ‘passport’, so on return to their second class they can create other cocktails from around the world. Within the Aviator Bar, guests are able to reserve private areas for up to 40 guests, as well as hiring ‘The Concorde Room, a discreet room set aside from the main bar, where groups of up to 18 can enjoy some of The Best Cocktails, and some of the best service that we had ever experienced in Mayfair.

Aside from providing a beautiful venue for Cocktail Bar, Hush also has a restaurant attached to it, with seating both indoors and outdoors on the Courtyard. Serving Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch and Dinner, Hush cater for each individual taste and preferance. Prior to our dinner reservation we attended The Aviator Bar, a relaxed, formal yet comfertable atmosphere, with excellent service. We were advised which Cocktail would suit our personal preferances and were able to enjoy the overall ambience before being seated for dinner. In regards to the food at Hush, there were no faults, each course was presented beautifully, the service was excellent and the food was delicious. The Lobster Taglierini was excellent, the rich tomato sauced, complimented by the perfectly exceuted Lobster left us only wanting to try the other items on the menu.  

Many of The Cocktail Bars in Mayfair provide guests with excellent drinks, and as well as doing son, Hush provides guests with excellent service and a beautiful venue.        

                                                       

 

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The Best Outdoor Restaurants In London

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With summer on its way, it’s time to look forward to the best of London’s outdoor hospitality options. London is one of the top cities in the world for exclusive restaurants. Below is a list of the best outdoor restaurants in London, which surely won’t disappoint.

 

Angler - The Best Outdoor Restaurants In London

 

Within walking distance from Moorgate station and run by head chef, Gary Foulkes, is Angler. With over two decades of experience working in some of the most prestige Michelin-Starred restaurants all over the UK, not forgetting working with some of the most acclaimed chefs, Foulkes has continued to create his reputation by focusing on his own exclusive and distinctive cooking techniques. With a sophisticated and fine dining feel on the inside and Angler’s rooftop terrace and bar overlooking the city skyline on the outside, it’s hard for this not to be known as one of the city’s serene hidden gems and indeed one of the best outdoor restaurants in London.

Producing picture perfect plates of food and specializing in impeccable British seafood dishes, the menu stars some of the most pleasing and unusual combinations. The A ’la Carte menu features the likes of; Cuttlefish Bolognese with flavoursome basil rigatoni, roasted Monkfish with parsnip cream and Orkney Scallops served on a bed of lightly curried cauliflower. If you want to experience the full capacity of Mr Foulkes’s creations, the tasting menu with paired wines is very much recommended too.

 

Cinnamon City Kitchen

 

Situated in Devonshire Square, just off Liverpool street and inspired by classically trained Indian chef Vivek Singh, is one of London’s finest modern Indian restaurants, Cinnamon Kitchen. By incorporating fusions and spices with the finest ingredients Vivek has created a number of modern but classically delicious Indian dishes. Understandably, with Vivek’s global reputation in mastering Indian fine dining, author of six books and host of live cookery events, no wonder he is one of the most inspiring chefs of his generation.

After refurbishing a former warehouse and converting it into a graceful, chic and stylist dining area, we can understand as to why customers want to dine at this atmospheric and attentive to detail haven. Whether it be sitting outside in the terraced area just by the entrance of the restaurant, or seated inside in the low dimmed, sleek setting surrounded by unique original feature of the warehouse itself, ‘Cinnamon Kitchen City’ is definitely among the best outdoor restaurants in London and a place worth checking out.

The menus offer carefully source Indian spices with seasonal ingredients, making sure you don’t go home disappointed! Starters include several typical Indian delights, such as; Samosa or crispy kale and spinach Chaats, to even Chicken Tikka and Cheese Nann and Kerman spiced Ox-Cheek pickle. This is then followed by variety of tasty fusion curries, spiced meats and fishes with a selection of appetising side dishes. Mouth-watering or what!

 

Circolo Popolare

 

In the heart of some of London’s busiest streets, situated just off Fitzrovia is the vibrant Sicilian Trattoria, Circolo Popalare. Although, this is not necessarily an outdoor restaurant, diners won’t be disappointed as the outdoors scenery is virtually brought indoors. The lavish interior boasts walls lined with countless vintage spirit bottles, dimmed lit hanging festoon lights and also greenery, which stretches up the walls and across the ceiling.  You’ll be able to experience traditional dishes with a twist, using both seasonal and organic ingredients which are carefully put together making sure each mouth of food is a volcano of flavour. 

The menu offers an endless list of Italian specialities, once again bringing you a taste of Italian culture to our very own London suburbs. The delightful menu is equally as lavishing to the restaurant’s settings, featuring metre long pizzas (particularly good for sharing), tasty pasta and meat dishes, not forgetting the irresistible list of sweet desserts. If you’re not a big fan of coffee, we’d recommend the ‘Limonemisu’ which is basically an Amalfi lemony take on an Italian classic, which is nicely complemented with a single shot of limoncello. This is an almighty treat! 

 

Dalloway Terrace - The BEst Outdoor Restaurants In London

 

Just steps away from Covent Garden and Oxford street, featuring some of the most magical and stylish interior elements is Dalloway Terrace. Fulfilled with an artistic ambiance to reflect 20th Century Bloomsbury, this alfresco diner is definitely one to try. The elegant and poetic English atmosphere is based in a secluded and romanticized secret garden, which is idealistic all year round. Just imagine a fairy-tale like, white and cheerful setting from Narnia, and this is where you’ll be eating some of the most inviting foods.

Dalloway Terrace well known for its outdoorsy setting serves menus for breakfast, brunch, afternoon tea as well as lunch and dinner, making it open all day long. That’s why we believe it is indeed one of the best outdoor restaurants in London. The menu selection exaggerates colourful, light and refreshing flavours suitable for the latter. For all you cheese lovers, the oozing ‘Le Gruyere Premier Cru Fondue’ with homemade toasted rosemary focaccia, pickles and fingerling potatoes is one of many which is very temping. If this doesn’t take your fancy, undoubtedly there will be a dish that will…ranging from; Cotswold Chicken Breast, Winter Squash Risotto, Thai Green Pumpkin Curry or even Roasted Wild Venison. You’ll be fooled if you don’t go dine at this magical retreat!

 

Dishoom

 

Establishing its name in the famous Shoreditch and inspired by Bombay in the 1930’s is Dishoom, Taking influence from Iran and Persia, this charming but ‘a little rough around the edges’ restaurant embraces the element of imperfection. The interior is renounced for its vintage dark wooden décor, dimmed lighting and snug seating, whereas the exterior is the most impressive providing an outdoor shaded veranda with comfy brocade sofas, all of which are surrounded by exotic plantation, antique cultural furniture’s and faded old-fashioned photographs.

If this doesn’t wooh you enough, the multi-award-winning menu surely will, producing affordable Indian street food with digs of quality and style. Typical cuisines are slow cooked and layered with aromatic traces from the origins itself, providing some of the most dark and rich flavours. Some popular favourites is the tender and juicy ‘Lamb Raan,’ (a leg of lamb marinated by a number of herbs and spices, then braised overnight before being flame-grilled, sliced and served with a home-made mint chutney and freshly baked roomily roti) or ‘the Dishoom Chicken Tikka,’ (a family heritage using marinades of sweet vinegar, ginger juice, turmeric, garlic and fresh green chillis). Tempting is an understatement!

 

Fallow

 

Located in the heart of Mayfair, this inclusion into our list of the best outdoor restaurants in London, and inspired by the stoves of the legendary Heston Blumenthal ‘The Dinner’ lies Fallow. Both Will Murray and Jack Croft, who are well known for their prestigious and culinary awards in cooking are the masterminds behind the scenes, helping run and sustain this sublime gem.

Guest are greeted by the open kitchen dinning area and beautiful aromas of freshly cooked British cuisine at your finest. When arriving at Fallows, you can choose between indoor seating surrounded by a modern and contemporary interior or seating on the outdoor terrace fulfilled by greenery and the busy streets of Mayfair.

Customers have a choice of a selection of delicious and appetising starters such as; ‘juicy corn ribs with a dash of lime’ or even, mouth watering ‘January king cabbage, with gun-powdering garlic and tasty chestnuts.’ The mains on the other hand, offer a large array of plant base, meat and fish choices. Depending on what takes your fancy, one of my particular favourites would be the unique and packed full of flavour ‘plant burger,’ with vegan cheese, lettuce and shallots, all of which are nicely complimented by a wine of your choice.

 

Seabird

 

Located at the very top of the Hoxton hotel in the Southwark and boasting one of London’s biggest oyster lists is the impressive Seafood restaurants Seabird. Consisting of a coastal but chic interior with an impressive marble bar, not forgetting the well know outdoor rooftop seating with breath taking views of the city, diners are able to experience the fresh and fragrant flavours of Southern Europe. The restaurant has a wonderful sensation right from the outset and it is no wonder it is ideal for a romantic date-night out for all you love-birds! The New-York themed rooftop, with snug white and beige sofas, candle lit tables and as mentioned outstanding views surely must tick all the boxes.

In addition to the restaurants outstanding features, ‘Seabird’ also manages to ‘wow’ customers with their small plates of delicious and tender octopus or even signature specials like ‘the Afternoon Sea,’ fulfilled with fresh and wholesome selections of oysters, langoustines, clams and prawns. This delightful ship is definitely the captain of the sea!

 

Villa Di Geggiano - The Best Outdoor Restaurants In London

 

With over 50 years under the management of the Bianchi Bandinelli family, providing superb hospitality and flavoursome foods and wines is Villa Di Geggiano. Inspired by Tuscan heritage, particularly from the enchanting hills of Chianti Classico, the Bandinelli’s bring a taste of Tuscany to the heart of London’s W4. The beauty is not only in the dining room experience, which remains intimate adjourned by residential contemporary artworks and a grand piano, it also lies in the open-air terrace which is shaded by Sangiovese vines making it a perfect ‘all year-round’ dining experience.  Definitely one of the best outdoor restaurants in London.

The menu prides itself using a selection of the finest imported ingredient from there very own Tuscan villa and farms, employing tradition techniques to master the essence of Italian cuisine. The foods range on the menu entice homemade yet attentive to detail plates, which are full of flavour and delicious with every bite. One particular favourite is the ‘Tagliatella Al basilico con pesto di pistacchi e limone, blu do bufala,’ which is freshly home-made green Basil tagliatelle pasta, served with a unique yet delicious pistachio and lemon pesto, nicely garnished with a sprinkle of Blu Bufala cheese. The best way to explain it, is a mouthful of heaven! 

 

River Cafe - The Best Outdoor Restaurants In London

 

Known for its exquisite Michelin star food and equally good outdoor riverside terrace, is the long-standing The River Cafe. Placed in the borough of Hammersmith in a former oil storage warehouse, which specializes in culinary Italian cuisine. Although the surrounding area has developed over the year, the restaurant itself still feels like a hideaway, surrounded by with vibrant greenery and overlooking the famous River Thames.

Adding to the buzzing and wonderful atmosphere is the excellent daily changing menu, offering a wide range of delicious Italian foods. Whether it be an Antipasti, Primi, Secondi or even a sweet Gelati, this award-winning outdoor restaurant really does spoil you for choice! Not only does the restaurant have a huge choice of outstanding plates of food, they also provide set-menus with expertly selected wines from all over Italy. Just from personal choice, one admirable wine would be the ‘Roero Arneis’ which a ‘vini bianchi’ produced in the Piedmont region.

 

YOPO

 

If you are looking for a more intimate and romantic outdoor environment to dine at, the south American inspired restaurant YOPO at the Mandrake Hotel is the place to go! Taking influence from his journey through the likes of Argentina, Chile and Peru, head chef and mastermind behind the culinary dishes, George Scott-Toft has incorporated the finest indigenous native ingredients into his own interventions, producing some of the most inviting dishes. In contrast with the indulgent foods, ‘YOPO’, is well known for its remarkable interiors of golden velvet seating, marble flooring and elements or artistry, not forgetting the even more so lavishing and dreamlike outdoor setting known as the ‘Jurema Terrance’ which also follows on from the South American theme. With hand woven seating, an all-over wooden feel and drapes of green ivy all around, it’s no wonder this is one of London’s popular hangout spots.

Moving onto the food at YOPO uses devised combinations and experimental ingredients to produce only the finest and refined plates. Ranging from ‘Parmesan Tapioca with Pumpkin seed Salsa’, ‘Devonshire Crab with Corn, ‘Oscietra and Tostadas’, to even ‘500 grams of juicy and succulent dry aged Sirloin with Girolles,’ all of which are accompanied by a selection of the finest native wines. This stunning setting truly does fulfil the needs for all! We vote this as one of the best outdoor restaurants in London.

 

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The Best Rooftop Bars In Mayfair

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In the upscale district of Mayfair surrounded by elegant georgian townhouses, luxury hotels and gourmet restaurants is home to some of the best rooftop bars in Mayfair. Come on, let’s celebrate the occasion with a delicious cocktail and sweet words…

In between Berkley Square and The Ritz is home to one of Mayfair’s most stylist settings, named Mayfair Terrace. This chic and sleek hangout is one of the best rooftop bars in Mayfair, offering an intimate setting with cosy and sung lounge seating on the terrace, which is surrounded by several fireplaces ideal for the cold, brisk winter months. Depending on the occasion, the open-air enclave fulfilled with stunning scenery, wooden elements and candle lit tables offers a place perfect for a drink or two.

 

The lounge bar and terrace menu offer a selection of rare snacks and Japanese influence tacos too. A particular favourite being the Seabass sashimi with dried Miso which is nicely complimented by rocoto chili paste and a citrus plant called, Yuzu. Scrumptious that’s for sure! The classic drinks menu with the addition of signature cocktails, fortified wines and spirit selection from Peruvian, Mexican, Japanese and Mediterranean influences makes the experience even more satisfying. Exotic and quirky ingredients help shape the flavoursome beverages ranging from bee pollen cherry, grapefruit oils, 12-year-old infused rum, agave syrup, to even a Matcha Green tea rim. For all you smokers, the menu also provides a selection of cigars ranging from light, medium and full flavours. What a night to remember!

Just off Regents Street is the opened air chillout hotspot, Aqua Spirit. Practically a paradise for blue-sky drinkers. The venue boasts barrels of style and certainly delivers the quality too. The interior itself has been tastefully decorated, using wooden décor, stunning large chandelier-like dimmed lighting which overhangs the bespoke and circular bar. This centre piece itself is surrounded by high top tables with lavish red seating to match, overlooking views of the spectacular London skyline.

 

The drinks menu is equally delightful, ranging from fine wines, tempting cocktails and unique Asian-influenced inventions, which will really get your taste buds flowing. The unusual combinations of ingredients such as green tea infused liquors, flavoured sake and homemade saffron infused vanilla helps to put new twists onto classics, adding an element of distinctive character. In addition to the luscious cocktails, the snack bar is ideal particularly for those who might feel a bit peckish. Following on from the Asian theme, tasty treats like chili garlic tempura prawns and salted edamame beans really will make your mouth water.

On the outskirts of Mayfair is the cocktail bar named ‘The Roof Top St. James.’ With a stunning view of London’s iconic skyline, this venue is ideal for a cheeky girl’s night out! Guests are greeted by a kind and pleasuring team of staff who’s aims are to make sure you are having a great time. With a white marble bar, dark brown hand-woven seating and sparkling clean wine glasses, the interior gives more of an alfresco dining experience taking inspiration from both Korea and Japan. This being said, if you are tempted to book an area on the rooftop itself it is best to request this prior to attending, as spaces are very limited. Following from the modern interior, the exterior provides comfortable sofa seating, candlelight glasses tables and an additional chic bar top facing the view to just shut off, enjoy the atmosphere and unwind!

 

The drinks menu at this stunning bar, range for delicious signature cocktails, crisp brut champagnes and various wines, spirits and liquors. One’s favourite being the ‘Coral Reef’ containing a blend of coconut and pineapple rum, Lychee Puree, coconut milk, a citrus mix, finished with the perfect element of an editable flower.

Alto - The Best Rooftop Bars Mayfair

Perched on top of Selfridges, one of London’s most famous department stores is the sublime Alto by San Carlo. Taking inspiration from the stunning region in Italy and surrounded with greenery and floral arrangements, this dime brings a taste of Italy to our very own London. Alto isn’t just one of the finest spots for Italian al-fresco dinning, it’s also home to the most beautiful outdoor terrace areas too and is one of the best rooftop bars in Mayfair, fulfilled with essence of both vision and charm. Guests are greeted by outgoing and friendly waiters, not forgetting some top-quality produce to match too.

 

The menu offers a wide range of tasty treats with selections of traditional appetisers and classic nibbles. You really can’t go wrong which you choose from the menu because it is all very delicious. The drinks menu is also very tempting, not only serving typical Italian cocktails such as; ‘Bellini Veneziana,’ ‘Aperol Spritz’ or Alto’s Fizz, this hidden gem also offers a selection of Italian wines, prosecco’s and beers from the North, South and Central regions. The ‘Barbera Di Asti’ is a Piedmontese classic enhancing a ruby red colour fulfilled with a rich, indulgent taste with hints of vanilla and toasted bread. You won’t be disappointed!

Radio Rooftop - The Best Rooftop Bars In Mayfair

In the cultural heart of London, just steps away from the respected Covent Garden and within easy reach of Mayfair is the ‘Radio Rooftop Bar.’ Up on the 10th floor of MC London with eye catching views of the River Thames and London’s skyline, this is a go-to place for a casual lunch date with your fellow colleagues or a night full of romance with your other half to admire the breath-taking sunset. The rooftop itself is an arousal of class and satisfaction. Every bit of detail seems to be just perfect! From brown and beige sofas, wooden candle lit tables, grey granite décor and naturalistic greenery, not forgetting the ideal lighting to match, this place works a treat. The service is equally pleasant and friendly making your best intention is at heart.

 

The menu adds to the lovely scenery, no matter day or night. Not only is there a signature cocktail, non-alcoholic and selection of cocktails section, there is also pages of sophistication depending on what takes your fancy. From champagnes, wines, Irish whiskies, cognacs and many more, Radio Rooftops main aim is to satisfy customer’s needs. This trendy rooftop bar is a definitely a place suitable for any occasion.

Another of the best rooftop bars in Mayfair is on one of Mayfair’s prestigious roads, Park lane. It's home to the admirable Bar 45. Based in 45 Park Lane hotel and well known for its 1920’s feel, the interior itself makes a huge statement consisting of dark wooden furniture, dimmed lighting, red leather bar stool seating and a very snug and intimate atmosphere. The sixties-style bar is also nicely complimented by a showing assortment of spirits and liquors, just looking at them really gets your heart pumping for a good night! This divine bar is also well known for its high-topped Terrance exterior which overlooks the heart of Mayfair. Ideal especially in the summer months, the glass tables and more sophisticated modern exterior creates a nice dynamic for all of you love birds out there.

 

The bar itself has a delicious range of nibbles and bites but even more so has better cocktails. Depending whatever takes your fancy, whether it be ‘a taste of London’, hand-crafted cocktails or even ‘the world’s rarest teas in modern ceremony,’ I’m sure you won’t be disappointed. The cocktail, ‘Devil in Disguise’ consisting of Don Julio Reposado, passion fruit, smoked Kashmiri and chilli salt is a peculiar combination but definitely mind blowing-ly tasty. Don’t be fooled by the name its worth a try!

Sanctum Soho - Best Rooftop Bars In Mayfair

Just a few doors down the road from Aqua Spirit is the remarkable rooftop terrace, Karma Sanctum. With a name like that you know it’s going to be Karma that’s for sure. Located in one of London’s most prestige hotels, up on the top floor lies a haven retreat. One word being, extraordinary! The terrace roof itself consists of three interconnecting areas. Firstly, there’s an inside bar with classy and chic elements, then there is a covered lounge with a warm fireplace and residential area and finally the retractable roof outside area providing a luxury jacuzzi and great atmosphere, perfect for partying and escaping the busy streets of London.

 

Varying from Perrier-Jouet Grand Brut and moving up the scale to the well-respected Dom Perignon, Karma Sanctum really has the bubbles for every occasion. If champagne doesn’t take your fancy, I’m sure the sharing cocktails will, as they are particularly a great way to mingle and really get the party started. One to try is ‘Strawberry Frozen Daiquiri’ using a mixture of fresh strawberries, rum, lime juice and sugar. Make sure you bring your swimwear to not miss out on all the fun!

Not far from the heart of Mayfair, in London’s famously known vibrant streets of the west-end is LSQ Rooftop. Providing the perfect setting for a chilled out casual lunch or even an evening catch up with some friends, this is a venue to impress! Located on the 9th floor in London’s Hotel Indigo, the view from this entry into the best rooftop bars in Mayfair is truly remarkable. If you’re seated on the inside, you will find yourself surrounded by tall glass windows, oak flooring and blue seating and bar front to match, really making you feel like you are on top of the world. On the other hand, if you’re seated outside on the balcony, the feeling if more contemporary and laid back.

 

menu varies from classic cocktails, to passionately created seasonal signature cocktails. Expert mixologists are happy to help guide you to find the perfect drink to suit your pallet, making sure you have a great time too. Following on from the rooftop theme, ‘Room with a view’ is a deliciously strawberry and rum infused delight, or even better if you really fancy raising the bar, ‘Rooftop Highball’ combining the stronger stuff such as Absinthe, Kettle One Vodka, Chambord, Raspberry with a touch of bitter lemon. I can already feel the heat!

Madison - The Best Rooftop Bars In Mayfair

Our final venue in the list of best rooftop bars in Mayfair is just 15 minutes away from Mayfair and overlooking all the baroque glories of St. Paul’s cathedral. Designed in the seventeenth century by Sir Christopher Wren, Madison Rooftop’s buzzing atmosphere and delightful views makes it the ideal location for a drink or two. The surroundings bring a taste of Manhattan to London, with ceiling high glass windows, beige lounge seating, stone flooring and shaped shrubs to add a sense of class to the setting. One of the few places in London when scenery, quality and quantity come all together.

 

Not only known for serving fine contemporary British and European cuisines, Madison is also known for its cocktail bar. The menu delivers a wide variety of Tequilas, rums and whiskeys from all over the world but more spectacularly offers many traditional and also contemporary twist cocktails.’ Barrel Aged Rum Old Fashioned’ is one to keep an eye out for, containing Havana 7 years rum, port, gomme and bitters. Time flies when you’re having rum!

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