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The Best Champagne Bars In London

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Capital A List recommends the best champagne bars in London to take your friends for that exclusive night out. There is no doubt that champagne is one of the finer things in life that we all love, however, with the vast amount of champagne bars spread across the capital, it may be confusing to choose one which suits your needs.

It is our job to help you decide on a bar that will provide not only the finest champagne, but also the best experience as a whole.

 

Best Champagne Bars In London

 

Renowned as Europe’s longest champagne bar measuring in at 96 metres long, St Pancras Brasserie and Champagne Bar by Searcys has an array of heavenly bubbles from all around the world that are certain to impress and is definitely one of the best champagne bars in London. Located on the top floor of the international station where the Eurostar train arrives and departs, this champagne bar welcomes tourists and those kick-starting or returning from their travels to a glass of bubbly as they step onto the platform in London.

During the day natural sunlight beams through the glass ceiling, illuminating the bar to give a refreshing contemporary feel. As the sun goes down the warm lighting provided by the lamps at each table give a cosy ambience, making you feel snug while sat in the enormous train terminal. It is the perfect setting for private chats and as it reaches after work hours the vibe becomes more lively making it ideal for group gatherings.

If you are hungry then tuck into one of their comforting dishes that oozes traditional British flavours. Their Lake District beef is a favourite as it has been house-aged for 45 days, making the meat so tremendously tender that it will melt in your mouth. Or if you are visiting during breakfast hours try their Rainy Lane yoghurt with spiced Williams pear, pomegranate and granola to give you your energy boost for the day.

Every month they offer a deal of three different champagnes served in 50ml glasses for only £22.50, which is ideal if you’re indecisive and want to try a small selection of their champagne collection. Spectacular service is what makes St Pancras Brasserie and Champagne Bar one of the best champagne bars in London. With a ‘press for champagne’ button provided on the table, you never have to leave your seat for a top-up.

Not only this but you are also provided with soft blankets and fan heaters, and if that doesn’t warm you up enough then the heated leather seats definitely will! So if you are looking to sit back, relax and enjoy a glass of champagne while watching the hustle and bustle of London life go by then St Pancras Brasserie and Champagne Bar is the perfect spot for you.

 

Best Champagne Bars In London

 

Does the combination of cheese and champagne get your taste buds tingling? If you answered yes then there is only one place you should be heading to and is one of the best champagne bars in London. Champagne and Fromage not only serves specially sourced grower champagne made by award-winning independent producers, but they also have a wide selection of more than 50 different types of the best cheeses to complement your sparkling champers. The cheeseboards are accompanied by a variety of cooked meats and breads so there is something for everyone’s taste.

The French inspired champagne bar, shop and bistro has won over 25 awards for their high quality and unique bubbles, which is surely an indication that you won’t be disappointed. The affordable prices also make Champagne and Fromage accessible to everyone, with prices ranging from £54 to £154. Try the Lacroix vintage champagne with Foie Gras to experience the sensational flavours bounce around your mouth, leaving you wanting more.

Whether you’re coming in for a light bite and casual socialising over a glass of bubbly or just to pick up some delicious cheese and champagne on your way home, Champagne and Fromage is not to be missed. They also offer weekly champagne tasting sessions and afternoon tea, setting them apart from other competitors and making them one of the best champagne bars in London. There are three Champagne and Fromage bars which are located in Brixton Village Market, Covent Garden and Greenwich, so if you’re after a traditional French experience then make sure to visit one of their branches.

 

Best Champagne Bars In London

 

From first impressions, you already know you are in for a treat as you step inside Bob Bob Ricard. As you walk in, your eyes will naturally want to wander around the whole room to take in every little detail of the 20’s art decadence inspired bar. Bob Bob Ricard is definitely one of the best champagne bars in London. The restaurant is set in the style of the Orient Express train, with booths that can seat up to four people. You will find cobalt blue leather seats and matching plush velvet curtains that separate the booths to add a sense of privacy. The gold trim detail around the tables, seats and bar shines as it reflects the low lighting, adding to the expensive feel.

The colours of the interior tie together to create a luxurious colour palette that is very pleasing to the eye. With that being said, they don’t want it to be a pretentious bar therefore aim for a relaxed atmosphere. However, an elegant dress code is still required.

The stunning Soho restaurant opened in 2008 and is now recognised for serving a combination of the most luxurious English and Russian dishes, cooked by 2 Michelin star Chef, Eric Chavot. We recommend the sole fish with lobster and champagne veloute at a reasonable price of £32.50.

Along with the incredibly delicious food, you will also find outstanding champagne. The champagne collection ranges from £72 for the cheapest bottle, up to £595 for a bottle of the lovely Cristal Rosé. Four types of champagne are also available as 125ml glass servings which is perfect for the people that want to take it easy.

A pink ‘press for champagne’ buzzer is provided in every booth and with it being in arms reach, it is guaranteed that your glass is never empty during your visit. No wonder Bob Bob Ricard is known for pouring more champagne than any other restaurant in the United Kingdom, making it one of the best champagne bars in London!

 

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Tucked away in a 5-star hotel near Covent Garden, Beaufort bar oozes luxury and charm, giving you every reason to visit the Savoy hotel with it being one of the best champagne bars in London. A dramatic art decor setting is created with the use of black walls and furniture, and brought to life with rich gold detailing. The theatrical lighting against the dark interior and gold finishing creates a glamorous environment that naturally sets you into your classy persona.

The bar is set where the cabaret stage of the hotel once played host to many famous figures. However, still to this day live entertainment and nightly performances take place in the Beaufort bar, with Cabaret and Burlesque shows scheduled monthly.

Their extraordinary collection of vintage and non-vintage champagne is like no other. Each bottle is bursting with flavour, making you savour every last drop. They have carefully selected champagnes that are perfect for before, during and after your meal so it isn’t difficult for you to find one to complement your palette. As the luxurious setting suggests you will also find a much more expensive price tag compared to other champagne bars.

If you’re one to splash the cash or wanting to celebrate in style, then try the Salon, Brut, Le Mesnil champagne on ‘The Giants’ menu for a mighty £6,000, although you might wake up with a massive hole in your pocket and a big regret. With this being said, you can still get much cheaper options such as the Ridgeview ‘Cavendish, Brut NV, which is only £75 a bottle. Their cocktail menu is just as impressive as their champagne menu, with a wide variety of cocktails inspired by, and paying tribute to, the Savoy’s most remarkable guests.

The combination of the luscious champagne with exciting performances gives an unforgettable experience, making Beaufort bar one of the best champagne bars in London. It was even awarded the title of Best International Hotel Bar at Tales of the Cocktail in 2015, so undoubtedly deserves a visit. Open Monday-Saturday from 5pm-1am, it’s guaranteed that you will leave Beaufort bar feeling like royalty after the lavish service you have just experienced. However, reservations are only accepted from Monday to Thursday so keep that in mind. This truly is an exclusive London bar.

 

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Discover this picturesque bar as you climb 42 floors of the former Natwest Tower and enjoy one of the best champagne bars in London. Vertigo 42 takes first place as London’s highest champagne bar and is now recognised as one of the best champagne bars in London. The simplistic setting makes Vertigo 42 perfect for relaxed gatherings with friends and colleagues, or a romantic evening that will most definitely impress your date.

They also offer an event space for private parties and events with a capacity of up to 200 people, which will certainly leave your guests amazed. Colourful leather chairs and stools are dotted around creating a laid-back vibe with a smart/casual dress code to go with it. The floor to ceiling windows display a panoramic view of London that spreads out along the horizon (depending on how good your eyesight is).

Their champagne menu is impressive as it consists of a variety of high quality fizz. If you are only wanting a glass, then there are 7 types of champagne you can choose from. Laurent-Perrier champagne flight is a favourite and you are able to try three different kinds for £45. The light food menu compliments the bubbles as there are dishes such as pan roasted tiger prawns with a dill mayonnaise, which goes down perfectly with a wash of champagne.

If you plan to visit in the evening, then expect a busier atmosphere as during the later hours the view becomes much more vibrant and colourful. Take in the incredible view while you sip on your sparkling champagne, with the twinkling London lights in the distance.

Even if you’re scared of heights, the divine champagne and panoramic view of London’s skyline will make it worth it, even just for the Instagram worthy picture! Reservation is required so make sure to book in advance to save disappointment.

 

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Texture is a Michelin star restaurant and champagne bar located in Portman Square and is definitely one of the best champagne bars in London. Texture has won awards for their extraordinary champagne and wine, combined with their flavourful European and Scandinavian fusion dishes.

Along with their spectacular champagne and food, a beautiful elegant setting completes the package. The homely interior consisting of warm nudes and duck egg blue, tied together with dark wood furniture, creating a very relaxing setting and making you feel at ease. The long sofas make it ideal for group meet ups and there are 30 seats around the bar if you’d rather have some alone time.

With an extensive collection of over 140 diverse champagnes, you will definitely find one at Texture that will blow you away. What makes Texture unique and one of the best champagne bars in London is the small little details, such as the notes given with every glass of champagne.

These notes are designed to teach each visitor about the history, culture and production processes that the champagne underwent before it ended up in the glass they are drinking from.

 

Best Champagne Bars In London

 

The name gives a big clue of what to expect at this small bar and diner – champagne and hotdogs! Bubbledogs has fused these two favourites together in the hope that they will never go out of style and is considered one of the best champagne bars in London. Not only that but when you think of champagne bars, you think of fancy pretentious places where everything is sparkly and costly. Well Bubbledogs is notorious for breaking tradition and convention and doing things the modern way, earning its title as one of the best champagne bars in London.

Founder Sandia Chang and her Michelin star chef husband, James Knappet, wanted to create a drinking and dining experience that is comfortable and fun, while catering for everyone. Unlike the other expensive bars Bubbledogs is incredibly affordable, with Raventós i Blanc, De Nit, being the cheapest bottle at only £38. The most expensive champagne on the menu, David Léclapart, l’Apôtre, comes in at only £135 for the bottle.

They offer five champagnes by the glass, with bubbledog’s own label Collin-Guillaume, Rosé, at only £10.50. There are nine delicious hot dogs that you can choose to complement your champagne which are all handmade from scratch everyday using only the best ingredients. Some are simple and ordinary while others are much more adventurous, such as the guest hot dog which consists of chilli lime sauce, satay sauce, mango chutney, yogurt, cucumber and coriander salad.

Our favourite is the Mac Daddy which has macaroni and cheese, crispy onions and bacon bits generously layered on top of the hot dog and costs a reasonable £8.50.

Bubbledogs is located on Charlotte Street in Fitzrovia, and usually gets booked up so it is best to book a table in advance so you are not left disappointed. If you are looking for a balance between high standards yet a comfortable and casual atmosphere, Bubbledogs is definitely a winner.

 

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It is undeniable that London’s skyline is filled with spectacular skyscrapers, with The Gherkin being the most iconic of all. Recently in 2018, the people at Searcys transformed the dome situated 40 floors up at the top of this stunning building into Iris Bar by Searcys, gaining its name from its iris shaped peak. The breath-taking 360-degree view, paired with divine bubbly and a great atmosphere, is what makes Iris Bar one of the best champagne bars in London.

The sleek interior and clever architecture scream classiness, which is also reflected in the crowd that you will find here. Either take a seat right at the sky-high windows to get the best view, or settle down on one of the tables that are dotted around. Visit Iris bar during sunset on a summers day for an unforgettable experience, as the warm colours of the sky beam through the window and will certainly leave you feeling in awe. Londoners flock here not only to enjoy the outstanding view of the capital, but to also enjoy the wonderful selection of champagne on offer.

Found in the heart of London, Iris bar is the perfect social hub, and what better way to get mingling than by cheersing over a glass of fizz. Specialising in champagne a full page on the drinks menu is dedicated to their exquisite bubbly, with prices ranging from £65 to £780, so there’s something for everyone’s budget. 3 champagnes are available by the glass for those that told themselves they will only go out for one drink.

They also have an impressive wine and cocktail menu, with every cocktail named after an area of London to make their menu that little bit more exciting. If you plan to head there in a group then you should consider going for one of their bar packages to ensure you get your money’s worth.

There are 4 packages available ranging from £160 to £235 so you can choose one to suit your group. If you get hungry then you will find the Helix restaurant just one floor below which serves impeccable modern British dishes that are so photogenic you won’t be able to resist getting your phone out to take a picture. We recommend the confit Suffold chicken, slow-cocked Burford brown egg and sweetcorn for starters, line-caught wild bass, octopus and sea vegetable for main, and lemon tart, meringue, raspberries and crème fraiche ice cream for dessert.

The restaurant is open 12pm-9pm, and the bar is open to the public from 11am-11pm, Monday to Saturday. However due to high popularity they do not allow walk-ins, therefore reservations have to be made beforehand.

 

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Whether you’re looking for a spot to enjoy a drink with some friends, or maybe a date, or somewhere to have a boogie, or even all three at once, Amuse Bouche is the place you are looking for and is one of the best champagne bar in London. Acknowledged mainly for their inexpensive yet exquisite champagne, this champagne bar is fun and less pretensions than others which makes it one of the best champagne bars in London.

You will find that the atmosphere is much more laid-back and friendly, with live music on the weekends to get you in the mood to get merry and party!

Located in Parsons Green, Amuse Bouche bar offers approximately 30 types of champagne on their menu, 11 of which are available by the glass. Our personal favourite is the Perrier Jouet Belle Epoque champagne at £174 for the bottle.

A small menu of tapas style plates is also offered if you are wanting a light bite to go with your champers. Try the parmesan and truffle croquettes with yuzu mayo to accompany your bubbles. Both the food and drink are good value for money which makes Amuse Bouche that little bit better. However, if you are looking for more than just a nibble then head upstairs to their sister restaurant, Claude’s kitchen, for outstanding food cooked by award-winning chefs.

 

Best Champagne Bars In London

 

Located in one of London’s hotspots, Claridge’s Bar  in Mayfair is home to one of the best champagne bars in London. What gives it this this title is not only the rare bubbly that they have on offer, but also the extremely polished service. The mixologists pay careful attention to detail, creating each drink with care to guarantee that they taste even better you’re your expectations. A rare champagne they have possession of at the moment is the champagne of Charles Heidsieck, with 4 different types on offer. They are available as 175ml glass servings from £25 to £48, or as 750ml bottles costing between £100 to £190 a bottle.

If you are eager to try this extraordinary bubbly, then make sure to head down before the end of June as it will then be taken off the menu. As you flick through the menu you begin to realise how enormous their collection is, with 17 pages dedicated just to champagne you really are spoilt for choice.

As there is so much to choose from, you will definitely find a bottle that suits your price range. A splendid food menu is also available with a wide variety of options, from classic sandwiches to lavish caviar, you won’t be able to resist.

The art-decor inspired bar, designed by David Collins, looks very fashionable as the natural nudes combined with deep burgundy and dark furniture counterbalance to create a timeless setting. It is spacious and ideal for any type of situation, whether that be coming here in a group or alone. The bar can get busy with hotel guests and other visitors, and as it operates a no reservation policy, it is best to get there early to guarantee a seat.

 

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If Claridge’s main bar gets a bit too hectic then don’t worry as they have a much smaller bar, The Fumoir, tucked away in a different part of the hotel and is one of the best champagne bars in London. Thierry Despont designed this hidden gem with idea of a jewellery box as inspiration. This is reflected by its bijou size that can hold a maximum of 12 guests at a time, creating an intimate setting. The dark and opaque aubergine décor contrasts with the brightly lit drinks cabinet and captures your attention as it illuminates the bar.

If this hasn’t caught your interest than the mixologist preparing your drink certainly will as he stands in the centre of the black marble horseshoe bar. Watch carefully as he dashes different spirits and flavors, creating a beautiful concoction that will certainly bedazzle you. As well as the mind-blowing cocktails, you will also find astonishing champagne, with 7 being available by the glass. However, the champagne cocktails are what makes

The Fumoir bar one of the best bars in London as they are like no other. Laurent-Perrier La Cuvée is mixed with other exciting elements to create the most perfect cocktails. Our favourite is the Goldfinch which consists of Bacardi superior, fermented passion fruit, yuzu, golden syrup, orange flower and citrus, at £21 a glass.

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The Best Rooftop Bars In London

October 2, 2018 Capital A List – Celebrity club news

 

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Capital A List recommends the best rooftop bars in London to visit and enjoy with your friends. With such a variety of luxurious rooftop bars offering spectacular views of the city and each so unique in their own way, you will definitely want to visit these highly recommended venues!

 

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The Rooftop St James is a luxurious rooftop bar and one the best rooftop bars in London. This venue is  located at the top of the Trafalgar Hotel offering cocktails, spirits and Asian small plates accompanied by the backdrop of London’s compelling skyline. The Rooftop is opened all year round, complete with blankets, heaters and a retractable roof, which means that guests can enjoy the stunning views of Trafalgar Square during any weather conditions.

The creatively crafted cocktails take inspiration from the historical background of London, try the ‘Gunpowder Plot’ cocktail with Sipsmith VJOP, Mondino Amaro, Grapefruit Bitters and Woodsmoke Smoke which makes your cocktail disappear behind a cloud of smoke, creating an out of this world effect. The extensive drinks menu will cause you to become spoilt for choice with a huge range of gin, vodka, whiskey and rum.

There are a range of Asian-infuse dishes to compliment the eclectic drinks including lamb cutlets topped with a plum and sesame glaze and baby ribs matched with honey, treacle and sesame.

These light dishes are a perfect accompaniment to the cocktails and add a dash of culinary luxury to the elegant atmosphere. The Rooftop of St James is widely regarded as one of the best rooftop bars in London due to the luxurious views projected directly towards Admiral Nelson and Trafalgar Square; this chic rooftop bar is definitely worth a visit.

 

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The Radio Rooftop Bar is located in the Strand on the 10th floor of the ME London hotel and is definitely one of the best rooftop bars in the city. This bar provides its guests with a magical rooftop retreat that offers views of the changing colours of the sky over London, a perfect summer spot for evening drinks. The minimalist monochrome decor creates a chic and classy atmosphere, paralleled with a highly prestigious crowd.

The Summer Garden Menu has transformed radio into an ultimate inner-city oasis with tropical based cocktails finished with floral touches. Try the ‘Elder flower Delight’ consisting of St Germain, Bombay Sapphire Gin, Elder flower Syrup with mint leaves and a lime peel.

The summer themed cocktails perfectly compliment the sharing platters which showcase a range of foods including black truffle cheese balls oozing with melted goodness, tiger prawns paired with a spicy mango relish and mini-burgers accompanied with a range of flavoursome dips. If this is a special occasion then you should certainly opt for the group packages, which are completed with Florangeries, available to book for groups of up to 12 guests.

The Covent Garden Florangerie offers views of Westminster and the Strand and includes welcome cocktails, two bottles of Star of Bombay Gin, a choice of pressed juices and sharing plates. The larger Riverside Florangerie overlooks Somerset House and landmarks such as the shard and offers welcome cocktails, bottles of Patron Silver Tequila, cold pressed juices and sharing plates. The prices for the packages are high, ranging from £400-£950 but this is easy to understand as Radio is a truly fashionable drinking destination offering 360 views of the twinkling city lights, making this one of the best rooftop bars in London.

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Rumpus Room is a bright and swanky rooftop bar located on the riverside of Southbank offering well-executed cocktails and sublime views that will exceed your expectations. This rooftop paradise prides itself on creating an ‘elegant playground that will harness the youth and energy of the Southbank while projecting the glamour of modern London’.

The Rumpus Room can be considered as one of the best rooftop bars in London due to its originality of fusing together the 1920’s Jazz Age with current music, adding a modern interpretation to such an established era. The fusion of British and American cultures accompanied with timeless views of London creates a transnational combination of cultures and tastes, which is extended by the adventurous food menu.

The food menu consists of traditional American dishes that have been elevated to fit in with the chic environment. Try The ‘All Star Hot Dog’ topped with sriracha ketchup, bacon, crispy shallots and green sauerkraut. The Tuna Tacos are also a favourite and are accompanied by ceviche, wasabi peas, coriander and pomegranate. The extensive drinks list consists of the world’s best champagne, Scotch whisky, rum, tequila, vodka and bourbon as well as wonderfully crafted cocktails that taste like paradise. This rooftop bar provides a fantastic ambience and a relaxed drinking space with plush sofas to enjoy the beautiful landscape of London.

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Sky Garden is situated on the entire top floor of 20 Fenchurch Street with cleverly constructed architecture of an enlarged glass dome with panoramic views of the horizon of the city of London. Sky Garden offers dining and drinking options with the Darwin Brasserie and Fenchurch Restaurants preparing a range of delicious and exquisite dishes. The Sky Pod Bar is exquisitely decorated with beautiful plants and flowers, making you feel as though you are walking in a garden of dreams. Sky Gardens is one of the best rooftop bars in London and offers dramatic views over the city, permitting its guests to watch London come alive and turn from day to night.

The wonderful views are paralleled with an extensive menu offering a plethora of Champagne choices ranging from a bottle of Moët & Chandon Imperial NV (£87.00) to Dom Pérignon Vintage Rose, 2003 (£698.00). Additionally, the botanical cocktails are filled with unique flavours with the Dutch Twist Cocktail that consists of Belvedere Vodka, Passion Fruit Puree, Mint Syrup and Soda Water, this will certainly satisfy your sweet tooth.

If you want to opt for something unique then the Salt and Pepper cocktail is definitely worth a try, it is infused with Ocho Blancho Tequila, Pineapple Puree and Black Pepper Syrup.

The creative cocktails can be accompanied with a range of beautifully presented sharing platters in case you become peckish with the Seafood Platter being the ultimate favourite. This platter consists of a range of fresh fish including Smoked Scottish salmon, prawn cocktail, herring rollmops, crab pâte and mixed seafood served with sourdough bread & garlic mayonnaise. The idyllic gardens and unparalleled views make the Sky Garden one of the best rooftop bars in London, make sure that you book a table as no trip to London is completed without visiting the Sky Garden.

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If you are looking for a sophisticated rooftop experience then the Aviary is the perfect place for you and is rated as one the best rooftop bars in the city. The Aviary prides itself as ‘London’s premier rooftop bar, restaurant and terrace with added altitude’. This rooftop bar is perched up on the 10th floor of the Montcalm Hotel in Finsbury Square, an excellent location with idyllic views over the landscape of London.

The venue itself screams luxury with simplistic interior and modernist furniture, projecting an air of elegance enabling guests to sit down, relax and take in the beautiful views. The Aviary offers cocktail innovation that you’ve never seen before by taking inspiration from traditional sweet shops with a number of witty named cocktails. Some favourites include the ‘Son of a Peach’ infused with bulliet burbon, crème de peche, Laphroaig, apricot and lemon’ and the ‘Rhubarb & Rumble’ containing Chase Rhubarb vodka, Aperol, rhubarb bitters, orange marmalade, egg white and lemon. These tantalising cocktails are mouth-wateringly tasty with extravagant ingredients, which make this one of the best rooftop bars in London.

There is also a comprehensive wine, spirits and champagne list, with great depths of flavours, making you spoiled for choice.

This is the perfect place for summer evenings however, if the London weather isn’t on your side then head inside to the indoor dining area and explore the dinner menu that won’t disappoint your pallet. There are a range of dishes ranging from well-seasoned prime cut steaks to lighter alternatives such as the sea bass accompanied with crispy squid and charred spring onions. Enjoy the array of array of food and drinks whilst admiring the sparkling lights amongst London’s skyline.

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Madison is one of London’s best rooftop bars and restaurant located in the heart of the city by overlooking the iconic St Paul’s Cathedral. This bar has been voted as the second most ‘Instagrammed Spot’ in London so get your phone ready to capture the breath-taking views across the City’s skyline. The professional mixologists shake up a storm to produce killer cocktails that will blow you away. Be sure to order the ‘Sixth Member’ that incorporates Belvedere vodka with peach, mango juice and lemon juice. The ‘Under the Tree’ features a delicious banana infused Rum, a hint of lemon and sugar topped with a pineapple juice.

There are a range of sharing cocktails for groups with the ‘Pornstar Martini’ combining Absolut Elyx, vanilla syrup and Prosecco with a passion fruit finish. The sharing cocktails will set you back £100 however, you and your friends are able to enjoy the refreshing taste together which makes the price tag worth it. The Sunday Sessions at Madison’s make the experience even more outstanding with show-stopping in house DJ’s and Saxophonists playing into the night on the terrace from 2-8pm.

This is accompanied by a three-course meal with the ‘best road in the city’ for £42 including a bottle of wine – this is a wonderful way to end your busy weekend, don’t you agree?

Madison is one of the best rooftop bars in London due to its atmospheric venue with impeccable drinks, delicious food and an amazing ambience. We are sure that you’ll love every second of it, what are you waiting for?

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Set in the heart of the city Coq d’Argent is well known for its classic French cuisine, extensive wine menu, cocktail collection and incredible rooftop garden. This venue is also a vantage point to explore the spectacular views of London and is rated as one of the best rooftop bars in London. The eclectic and diverse wine list takes in the world with an extensive collection, which have been carefully selected and classically arranged by different countries and regions. The assortments of wines have maintained the French origins of this venue with the reds originating from Bordeaux and the whites from Burgundy, adding to the authenticity of this rooftop paradise.

The culturally diverse wines span across 60 pages of the drinks menu and have been awarded the ‘Best Award of Excellence of 2018’ by the Wine Spectator – if you’re a lover of fine wine then this is the perfect place for you.  The cocktail menu is inspired by 1920’s Paris with a range of luxurious ingredients such as the ‘Green Breeze’ containing Hendricks’s gin, apple and lime juice, fresh cucumber, house made ginger and honey syrup to add a hint of richness to finish. The ‘Snap Frost’ is also very popular and is mixed with Ciroc vodka, lillet blanc, white vermouth and is sweetened with a vanilla sugar.

For those who are opting to not drink cocktails then the ‘mocktail’ menu will certainly satisfy your cocktail cravings with the ‘Natural Habitat’ infused with fresh chilli, grapefruit, fresh mint, agave nectar and a fever-tree ginger beer – so refreshing that you will feel like you’re in a tropical paradise. Coq ‘dArgent showcases heavenly French and European brasserie-style cuisine with a grill menu served on the roof terrace from 11.30-3pm on Monday-Friday featuring classics such as the beef fillet steak served with French fries, provencal tomato and a green peppercorn sauce.

The roof garden boasts fantastic views over the city’s skyscrapers with a perfectly kept grass, emulating a countryside setting to the terrace as you admire the views of St Paul’s and the Gherkin. Coq d’Argent is a real surprise with luxurious flourishes and you should most certainly give it a go.

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Jin Bo Law is one of the newest additions to rooftop bars in London located on the 14th floor of Dorsett City Hotel in Aldgate – the perfect location with unbeatable views of the City and rated as one the best rooftop bars. The interior screams opulence with a modern chic design with contemporary furnishings blending well with the dark marble floor. From its terrace you are able to gaze at famous London landmarks such as The Shard, The Gherkin and The Walkie Talkie Building, which feel like as though they are at touching distance. The Asian inspired cocktail menu makes Jin Bo Law one of the best rooftop bars in London by taking you ‘through a journey of mixology, transforming the most unique ingredients into unexpected treasures’.

The ‘Butterfly Punch’ combines Belvedere vodka with lillet blanc with a harm hint of Jasmine tea and five spice honey and the ‘Dragon Air’ pairs patron silver tequila with apricot brandy and lillet blanc topped with suze and orange bitters.These awe-inspiring cocktails consist of decadent flavours that will take your taste buds on an Asian voyage that you will never forget.

This rooftop bar really does make a statement and is the perfect destination for after work drinks for you and your friends to enjoy the beautiful panoramic views of London.

best rooftop bars in London

 

The Capeesh Sky Bar is a sumptuous cocktail and champagne bar 48 floors up on the top of Pan Peninsula in London’s docklands, making you feel like you are high in the stars. Capeesh pride themselves on creating ‘exquisite cocktails, scrumptious canapés and unbelievable panoramic views of London’ and we couldn’t agree more. The professional mixologists create exquisite martini, rum, gin and vodka cocktails blended with a refreshing mix of magnificent ingredients that you can sip perched atop the rooftop.

If you are looking for a destination for your birthday then Capeesh is the perfect place for you and will make your birthday night truly unforgettable by offering a range of VIP packages. These bespoke packages range from a £80 Wine Package with 2 bottles of house wine and cheese and meat platters to the Sky VIP Package for £500 with 2 bottles of premium house spirits, 3 bottles of prossecco and a range of canapés including perfectly fried crab claws and tasty chicken.

These bespoke platters will keep the energy flowing and the atmosphere on a high note to make you feel on top of the world. If you become peckish then grab a canapé menu and choose from the large range of Italian inspired dishes made with fresh and seasonal ingredients.

The sharing platters are the perfect way for you and your party to enjoy the succulent flavours together. Try the mixed platter comprising of calamari fritti, chicken wings, cured meat, mixed Italian cheese and chips. Capeesh Sky Bar is considered as one of the best rooftop bars in London due to the superb quality of Italian food, creative cocktails and 360-degree panoramic views over the capital.

best rooftop bars in London

 

The Golden Bee is an exquisite bar and one the best rooftop bars in London. The venue that has recently unveiled a new rooftop terrace nestled between the financial district and the vivacious area of Old Street, in the heart of Shoreditch. The rooftop terrace is a private sanctuary projecting an opulent and VIP atmosphere with its own exclusive bar serving seasonal and classic cocktails. With a retractable roof, heaters, blankets and an enchanting fire pit situated in the middle of the terrace to keep you warm on the colder evenings.

There are ranges of interesting cocktails that really push the boundaries ranging from long-standing favourites such as the pornstar martini and espresso martini to a more unique range. If you dare to go for something different then you should certainly opt for the ‘Angel Crush’ with Bombay Sapphire gin blended with a zesty elder flower cordial, Cointreau liqueur, pineapple and lime juice and topped with fresh basil – dangerous but drinkable!

If you’re a sushi lover then we recommend that you pre-order sushi platters to your table with our favourite being the ‘Golden Bee Super Party Box’ for £270 containing a large assortment of different nigiri, maki and sashimi – a perfect accompaniment to the refreshingly blended cocktails.

The Golden Bee brings an exciting and refined experience to Shoreditch with a sophisticated interior and resident DJ’s creating fantastic vibes, make sure that you’re ready to dance into the night. This really is one of the best-hidden secrets of Shoreditch, make sure that you book a table soon to soak up the sun, sip the beautifully made cocktails and enjoy the stunning views of the urban area of Shoreditch.

 

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The Best Japanese Restaurants In London

August 29, 2018 Capital A List – Celebrity club news

 

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Birthday Night Out In London

May 17, 2018 Capital A List – Celebrity club news

So, it’s finally back round to that time of the year and the daunting process of having to organise your birthday night out in London.  It’s the one time a year for you to celebrate in the most stylish way you can making everything all about you. And what better place to do it than London.

Being the ‘City that never sleeps’ you have clubs of every genre so with all these decisions to choose from we thought we’d give you a helping hand planning your birthday night out in London.

birthday night out in London

To start off we have the place that shines so brightly through its darkness of the circus. Cirque Le Soir started its journey in 2009 and quickly became the most talked about club in London and is definitely the best for a birthday night out in London . Here you are welcomed into a world of things you can only imagine in fairytales; fire-breathers, contortionists, freak shows and many more to make your birthday night out in London unforgettable.

Any of the most extravagant things you demand the club will conjure up to make your experience that extra special. Through booking a table you will get the complete VIP service and front row seats to watch all the weirdness and experience firsthand the magicians dark magic.

Treat yourself to bottles of the finest champagne whilst you take in the surroundings and dance your night away until three am. Situated on Ganton Street it’s just a couple minutes’ walk from Oxford Circus station so a prime London location and known for being a red alert celeb hot spot so who knows who you may bump into just to top off your Birthday celebrations!

birthday night out in London

From the creators of Cirque le Soir and Drama comes The London Reign Show club, bringing a self-proclaimed mix of Las Vegas and Moulin Rouge to London’s West End. What more would you want to celebrate your birthday night out in London? Hosting specially curated original and innovative events four nights a week. This is a must-visit venue if you are looking to impress your friends. Dress to impress is nothing more than what this club represents so be certain to pick out your best attire!

As London’s first Show club, Reign features stunning interiors with two performance stages showcasing dazzling theatre acts, aerial artists, dancers, musicians and much more, breaking boundaries and producing magical moments with every glimpse of the stage.

The club is split into two levels – with the main floor and the members mezzanine level, all accentuated by an impressive sweeping staircase and intricate chandeliers. Booking into Reign is the best way to fully immerse yourself in this incredible experience and celebrate your birthday night out in London the classiest way possible.

birthday night out in London

Tape, winner of Best Club at the London Bar and Club awards and Best Late Venue at the World Lifestyle Awards is a celebrity favourite, hosting Mick Jagger, Rita Ora and Justin Bieber, with performances from Drake, The Weeknd and John Legend, to name a few. Made up of Tape London and Little Tape and the VIP club area with a world-class recording studio. Tape promises to deliver a night like no other, issuing a magnetic appeal to creatives and artists alike.

With themed Hip hop nights on Tuesdays, Fridays showcasing the best of House, Disco and R&B and Saturdays featuring unannounced artists and impromptu performances. You are guaranteed to love the elegant and elite atmosphere. All these nights to celebrate your birthday night out in London leaves you spoilt for choice!

birthday night out in London

When celebrating your birthday night out in London you want nothing but the best. So why not choose to spend your night at winner of the ‘Best Boutique Club London’ chosen by The London Club awards 2016 and 2017! Montezuma situated in the heart of Chelsea and leaves no room for disappointment. The gold Aztec themed décor lights up the place and gives the club an elegant glow. It never fails to provide the best Hip Hop and R’n’B Dj’s to dance the night away.

Forever going that extra mile to make birthdays extra special you will be spoilt with the best champagne, exotic cocktails and sparklers on tap just, so nobody forgets whose birthday it is!

birthday night out in London

Situated on Mayfair’s exclusive Park Lane, featuring a shark-shaped disco ball, silver bridge and a hall of mirrors, Drama is brought to you by the names behind Cirque le Soir and Mahiki. Loved by celebrities including Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Campbell and Rihanna, and a surprise one-off DJ performance by Usain Bolt, Drama has it all.

Featuring constantly changing walls with street artists commissioned every two-months and scented bathroom wallpaper (cherry for the men, banana for ladies).

Each visit will provide a new experience, cultivating an environment catered to each guest. Hosting events from Thursday to Sunday each week, Drama is a place for thrill seekers, those wishing to indulge in a high-end night out; it is a one-off event space quite like no other. Definitely making it the perfect place to celebrate your birthday night out in London.

birthday night out in London

The list of perfect birthday nights out in London wouldn’t be completed without the world famous Mahiki a unique Tiki-themed club and a longstanding Royal favorite, said to be the inspiration behind Prince Harry’s wedding reception. It has also welcomed the much-anticipated and newest member of the Mahiki franchise to High Street Kensington in November 2017.

Playing host to exclusive nights from Tuesday to Saturday each week, it is the ultimate party destination with tiki-themed décor , treasure chests and fresh fruit cocktails to perfectly complement the Polynesian food of Puffer fish. A definite must for a fantastic birthday night out in London.

Choosing any of these venues is a sure way to ensure an individual and unforgettable birthday night out, hosted in one of London’s most elite clubs. With just a taste on what’s for offer it’s something nobody wants to miss out on for the perfect birthday night out in London.

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Paris VIP nightlife

April 30, 2018 Capital A List – Celebrity club news

The Paris VIP nightlife is spectacular and is one of the best cities to party in.  With a large variety of bars and clubs, it is definitely recommended if you want the opportunity to spend a great evening with world-famous DJs, perfect service and memorable places. There is so much to choose from! 

Paris VIP nightlife

One of the best nightclubs and a definite favourite amongst celebrities is  L’Arc. It’s a mondial legend of Paris VIP nightlife. The atmosphere is fabulous and the location is perfect. The nightclub can be found on the top of the famous Champs-Elysees. It’s really luxurious with the garden terrace offering a wonderful view of the city. The marble dance floor is spectacular and is originated from the famous Lenny Kravitz who is in love with the city.

You will find a smoking room inside and you can book VIP tables in order to spend the best night possible in the club! They organise lots of parties, after shows and prestigious events every week on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Then for those who want to eat a delicious dinner before the partying. Just a few steps away is the Victoria Restaurant. The atmosphere is very cosy, hype and ideal to for having  dinner with your friends before dancing!

If you want to stay around The Champs-Elysees then the next club we recommend is Le Queen. Originally a gay club it’s now a very famous nightclub institution which attracts crowds every week and is one of the best Paris VIP nightlife clubs. The interior is very beautiful and gives you the adrenaline needed to dance all night long.

The club is open everyday and you will even find Disco Queens on Monday which is lots of fun. A lot people like going to this club as the atmosphere is spectacular and such a different place to go out to. A definite must see!

 

Then VIP Room is also one of the biggest Paris VIP nightlife clubs to go out to.  Located in Rivoli Street, this club is generally described as “a magic place” with sensational animations, dancers, numerous evenings with a themes, huge balls and more. The music is mainly commercial and quite selective with a dress code. Definitely try this club out if you are looking for something spectacular and different.

 

Another incredible place is the Matignon which hosts the elite and is one of the best Paris VIP Nightlife clubs to go out to. The club is located underneath and on the ground floor. There is also a beautiful restaurant. The place was conceptualised by Charles Tassin. It’s both modern and traditional and was inspired by the “Bal du Siecle” of Charles De Beistegui. You will find gold bullion and beautiful armchairs in the basement called “school playground”.

This club will transport you into an artistic and intimate atmosphere. This is a real temple of party and the exclusive clubs often organises special events. Having already hosted several private parties.

In Paris there are a lot of amazing place to go out out to. It has become more difficult to impress the public but the Matignon is successful in how different and exclusive it is. With a variety of music, delicious cocktails that are top quality and amazing cuisine. It is definitely one of the best places to dine in and is open everyday except Sunday.

 

Chez Raspoutine is also a great Paris VIP Nightlife club in the centre of the town and is  located in the heart of the gold triangle next to the Champs-Elysées. This legendary Russian cabaret was conceptualised by the artist Erté and created in 1965. The name was chosen because of Grigori Raspoutine- a famous mystic pilgrim. This amazing monument with a baroque decoration is now classed as a Historic Monument and it is a mythic place for the Paris nightlife.

These last past few years it has become one of the most popular clubs of Paris. It was acquired by Laurent de Gourcuff in 2010 who refurbished it but kept the traditional spirit of the place and its exclusive character.

The Raspoutine club has a main room all in red and gold, with alcoves, passageways, velvet fur, beautiful sculptures, red seats and many details which have been very carefully planned. It definitely leaves an impression! You can’t forget a night at this smart and sophisticated place, with deep house or electronic music from only the best DJs.

A lot of stars also love this place and are regular customers including Serge Gainsbourg, L’Aga Khan and Edith Piaf.  Chez Raspoutine is definitely one of most exclusive clubs to go out to in Paris.

 

Then we have the Le Montana club which is very selective and cosy and is located in an old hotel in Saint Germain-Des-Pres. One of the best Paris VIP nightlife clubs to go out to. It’s known as the place of “beautiful people.” Kate Moss and the Prince are going there for Fashion Week plus other celebrities including Alain Chabat, Gilles Lellouche, Melvil Poupaud.

You will meet people easily at this exclusive club and the atmosphere is great as well. The dance floor is also covered with arched ceilings. A definite must see for everyone who wants to have a great time in Paris.

 

Lastly, The Baron club is an old hostess bar and has become one of the best Paris VIP nightlife places to go out to since 2004. The name is the same but the atmosphere, codes and decor is all really different. It’s the perfect place for young and beautiful people who want to have a good night dancing until the early morning.

The club had a role in two famous movies “L’amour dure trois ans” and “Les Petits Mouchoirs” by Guillaume Canet. The atmosphere is relaxed but chic and elegant.

You can listen to music of the 80’s or fantastic electronic music depending on the night you come. Their incredible cocktails and delicious wine are all spectacular. The Baron club is definitely recommended for anyone looking for a fun and exclusive night out!

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