Best Clubs in London on a Sunday

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London is home to some of London’s best clubs on a Sunday. Capital A List have put together a guide to the best clubs in London.

London’s best clubs on a Sunday wyld

One of the best London clubs on a Sunday is WYLD, conveniently located in the heart of Mayfair, near Hyde Park Corner in central London which used to be a club called Drama. WYLD is from the same owners of Drama, and have specked this club to be environmentally sustainable and incorporate a nature themed décor.

Walk into an enchanted world with glorious foliage along the ceilings and walls, included in the decorative wallpapers are a jungle-style theme and the eye-catching puma statue that cannot be missed underneath the cocktail bar. Nature and wild life are the theme for the club where a large LED tree towards the far end of the club juxtaposes the wild rainforest vibe and the hi-tec nightclub vibes.

WYLD Club London is the perfect venue to dance the night away in a unique setting for high society partygoers in London. Its strict guest list and exclusive table reservation make WYLD the ideal VIP club for those looking for a VIP night out. WYLD will surely be an unforgettable night out with friends.


Tape, one of the best clubs in London on a Sunday, is an exclusive nightclub offering a sophisticated party experience for an exclusive a-list, global crowd. Expect only the best music from internationally famous and well-known DJs. The music is always ahead of the trends, playing the best and new music, combining hip hop and pop, but it is flexible and changes depending on the DJ.

If you love to party and love great music, then Tape is the place you need to be on a Sunday. Tape is located by Hanover Square in Mayfair. Of course, expect nothing less of dancing to great music and socializing with the best crowd.

Not only is Tape a club but also has a recording studio that offers members of the club a bespoke artwork and music collectables service. Members can also make use of the clubs private member’s lounge for artists to hang out, work and meet like-minded souls.

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One of the best clubs in London on a Sunday has to be Libertine located conveniently near Oxford Street. Expect a nightclub with an amazing atmosphere and an even more amazing line up of performance artists and an impressive guest list of celebrities and A-listers such as Rihanna, Steve Aaoki, Kate Moss, Gigi Hadid, Rita Ora, Drake, Niall Horan and Jason Derulo.

Libertine is from the creators of the famous members only club, Chinawhite, the team have strived to provide the most luxurious nightclub experience in London. Walk in to this lavish ultra-modern club with three interlinked dancefloors, Reason & Mankind cocktail lounge and an exclusive VIP private area. The interior will awaken your senses, with custom-made oak tables, metallic upholstery and glowing multicolour lighting with a fifty-foot screen.

If you want the ultimate night out at Libertine, make sure to book a table, or even book the whole London club for your private event or party.

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Best Fine Dining Restaurants In London

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

Best Fine Dining Restaurants In London

Da Terra, one of the best fine dining restaurants in London, was awarded its first Michelin star in 2020 and then soon after they received their impressive and well deserved second Michelin star in 2021.

The restaurant is located in a modern posh Victorian hotel, walk in and be invited with a cocktail at the bar before you have your gourmet surprise.

Head Chef, Rafael Cagali, originally from São Paulo in Brazil with an Italian background, Rafael started his career in London at the age of 21 with an impressive career at The Fat Duck by Heston Blumenthal to then opening Fera at Claridges. Cagali’s unique cuisine is inspired by the flavours of his roots and influences of his culinary experiences throughout his career.

The next Chef, Mark Tuttiett knowns as Rafael’s right-hand man, comes with much culinary experience to add to the impressive kitchen team. Chef Paulo Airaudo, the business partner, was born in Argentina, expanded his portfolio at some very impressive restaurants including Arzak in San Sebastián, The Fat Duck in London and Magnolia in Italy.


One of the best fine dining restaurants in London – Pidgin, opened in 2015 with the concept to serve a weekly changing menu and to never have the same dish. Pidgin located in East London, is a small cosy restaurant hidden in a vibey busy area.

The menu, is a four-course set menu with wine pairings, is simply really just creative modern British dishes. Expect the menu to deliver nothing but an array of different textures and flavours that are so unique and never to be repeated. The wine pairings, of course, also change weekly based on the menu created by Chef Dan Graham.

Chef Dan Graham has created many dishes including dishes inspired with British Asian influences, including a peach of a Viognier from Languedoc. The week we experienced had these dishes on the menu: barbecued squid, kimchi served with an autumn vegetable ‘salad’ with jasmine rice broth, followed by roast quail with creamed corn and herby ‘green sauce’, then glazed apple bread pudding with sticky miso butterscotch sauce to end off the dining experience.

Owners James Ramsden and musician Sam Herlihy came up with the weekly menu concept while hosting a supper club and wanted to recreate the enjoyable experience fine dining style. Pidgin is a must try and since the menu changes weekly you can dine frequently.

Best Fine Dining Restaurants In London

Club Gascon, one of the best fine dining restaurants in London, is a Michelin-starred contemporary French restaurant with imaginative plates of food moved by the gastronomy of southwest France.  The restaurant opened in 1998 and has received numerous rewards, including 3 AA rosettes and a Michelin star that was first awarded in 2002, and which has been retained every year since

Club Gascon is located just off of London’s historic Smithfield Market in Clerkenwell. Dine in a former Lyon’s Tea house still with many original features including the dramatic marble facades along one side of the dining room. 

The kitchen is led by the talented Chef-patron Pascal Aussignac, who strives to showcase the traditional Gascon flavours in a contemporary and innovative style. Chef Pascal’s “Le Marché” tasting menu changes seasonally and makes use of the best available produce from suppliers in the UK and France.  This tasting menu is a seven course tasting menu with a shorter five course version also available and of course can be paired with wine.

Expect a wine list to take you on a voyage across southwest France featuring well known and excellent vintages.


The Michelin star Galvin La Chapelle’s, is one of the best fine dining restaurants in London, conveniently located in walking distance from Liverpool Street station. Walk in and be intrigued by the large arched windows, high stone ceilings and stylish interiors provide the perfect backdrop to a traditional modern French inspired menu.

The restaurant was first awarded a Michelin star in 2011, and has retained it since. A menu that is fresh, seasonal and local is all sourced from the local markets in London.

The menu comprises of some top dishes such as Lasagne of Dorset crab with beurre Nantais & pea shoots and Ballotine of Var salmon, avocado cream & Royal Oscietra caviar on toast for starters. Mains include, Tagine of Bresse pigeon, couscous, confit lemon, aubergine purée & harissa sauce and Fillet & slow cooked rib of Cumbrian beef, watercress, potato crumb & alliums. Saving the best for last, desserts are irresistible, Apple tarte Tatin & Normandy crème fraiche and the Raspberry soufflé, crumble & raspberry coulis are must trys.

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Restaurant Story, is one of the best fine dining restaurants in London, was created by Chef Tom Sellers as he tells his story and the story of British food through an ever-evolving tasting menu of seasonal dishes. The restaurant gained its first Michelin star after five months of opening in 2013 and its second Michelin star in 2021.

Chef Tom Sellers is the Head Chef, trained at some of the world’s best restaurants including Restaurant Tom Aikens, Noma and Per Se. His food is predominantly British, using seasonality to lead a menu that invokes memory and brings a narrative to each plate.

Jonathan, Head Sommelier, has also worked at The Ritz, Social Eating House and Orwells. Jonathan carefully selects wines that are intriguing and champions the people and provenance behind each drink on our list.

The innovative talents and creativity of Chef Tom Sellers leaves an unforgettable impression.


One of the best fine dining restaurants in London is Otto’s, which has been voted over the years as one of the best French restaurants in London. Otto’s is a classic, sophisticated and dreamy French fine dining restaurant. A definite if you are looking for something romantic.

A must try for wonderful French food and expect nothing less than an outstanding lunch or romantic dinner. Of course, the restaurant offers an exceptional wine list that is sought after. The menu focuses on the traditional and classic French cuisine, and not forgetting Gallic fine dining. It is no surprise that Otto’s French Restaurant in London was nominated in the most recent World Restaurant Awards.

On the classic French menu for entrées, you can expect to indulge in dishes like Homard et sa Bisque, Lobster Bisque and Lobster Soufflé aux Fromage de Chèvre, Sauce aux Herbes Fraiches, Double Baked Goat’s Cheese Souffle and Herb Sauce Demi-douzaine d’Escargots à la Bourguignonne. For mains or ‘plats’, try the Pâtes Fraiches Maison aux Cèpes et Truffe and Home-Made Fresh Pasta with Cep Mushrooms and Truffle Steak de Veau de Corrèze à l’Os aux Morilles.

A wide range of patisseries are available to end off your French dining experience such as the classic Crème Brûlée, Tarte Tatin and  Grand Marnier Souffle, Raspberry Coulis Moelleux au Chocolat et à l’Orange.

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Awarded 3 Michelin stars, Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, is one of the best fine dining restaurants in London for their contemporary French cuisine and impeccable service. Be invited to a contemporary, light and stylish informal setting with three unique dining rooms tailored for different occasions – la table Lumiere, salon Prive and salon Park Lane.

Guests have the option to choose among a stunning collection of Hermès china sets, dine in style with the Puiforcat silverware and Saint-Louis crystal, used exclusively for Table Lumière. With its high ceilings, and plenty of natural light, Salon Park Lane conveys an atmosphere of serenity. Turn any event into an unforgettable experience.

Executive Chef Jean-Philippe Blondet creates the cuisine with a modern and polished approach, with of course using current seasonal produce from British and French suppliers.

The Chef has carefully crafted a Tasting Menu with hand-dived sea scallop, cauliflower, citrus and caviar marinated sea bass, green meat radish, pistachio, samphire and Sichuan pepper lobster medallion, chicken quenelles, Périgord truffle and homemade semolina pasta line-caught turbot, Jerusalem artichokes, sunflower seeds, tarragon saddle of venison Kalibos cabbage and pumpkin served with an assortment of French cheeses.

Four Seasons

The Amaranto restaurant located in the Four Seasons London hotel in Mayfair, can be described as a light and airy space, the menu is specially created by Executive Chef Henry Brosi who will take you on a culinary journey. The restaurant boosts a private dining room and sun-filled semi-private Captain’s Table for an intimate romantic dining experience.

Conveniently located in close proximity from Park Lane and Piccadilly, enjoy an al fresco dining experience with a menu of classic dishes to be complemented by specialty cocktails created by Bar Manager Ivan Arena.

The menu is an a la carte style menu, expect dishes from caviar, served with blinis, sour cream and chives, light starters and salads such as the classic Caesar salad and pasta dishes like the gnocchetti and lobster linguine made with a spicy shellfish sauce. Mains and from the grill include sea bass fillet and dover sole all sourced locally. Desserts and cheese for your last course, you will be tempted by the Seven Sins and apricot and caramel cake.


For fine dining, Murano in Mayfair, is a must try. The restaurant opened in 2008 and successfully within 4 months achieved a Michelin Star, followed by 4 AA Rosettes. Murano is one of the few restaurants to hold 4 AA rosettes and was included in the Good Food Guide’s Top 50 restaurants for 2015.

Behind all the success is Angela Hartnett, executive chef, is one of the UK’s most loved and talented chefs and restaurateurs. Angela has launched Amaryllis in Scotland; Verre in Dubai; Menu and The Grill Room at The Connaught, with Gordon Ramsay. Angela has two cookbooks to her name, Cucina (2007) and Angela’s Kitchen (2011).

The private room, seating up to 12 guests, features a retractable curtain and a window offering a direct view into the kitchen which is perfect for any dining occasion.

The team at Murano have a selection of set menus and for those wanting a more interactive experience, Angela and her team will devise a tasting with matching wines as part of a Chefs Table experience.

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One of the best fine dining restaurants in London is Behind, an intimate Michelin star fish-focused restaurant run by chef Andy Beynon. Behind is an intimate, small cosy 18-seater for lunch and dinner.

Behind is chef Andy Beynon’s first restaurant that opened in October 2020. Impressively only after 20 days’ the restaurant was awarded its first Michelin Star. Andy has had some incredible experience, he spent 15 years working in some of the best Michelin star restaurants.

This intimate restaurant offers one dinner and one lunch sitting, with all diners served their food at the same time. Be intrigued with a full view of the kitchen and are fully immersed in the dining experience. We love that the chef offers diners a chance to see ‘behind the scenes’ in the kitchen, with all courses served to them by the Chefs.

The 8-course tasting menu is fish-focused, seasonal, and utilises some of the best of British produce and is served by the chefs that created and prepared your dish.

The 8-course tasting menu includes; brambles, juniper, sour apple skin, native lobster muffin, oyster taco, gentleman’s relish, mushroom ‘tea and toast’, crab, jelly, plum, cardamom, roasted Hake, cockles, sherry, guinea fowl, pumpkin and seed and lastly for dessert the chocolate, salted pine and ricotta.

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Best Romantic Restaurants In London With A View

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London is home to some of the best romantic restaurants with a view. Capital A List have put together a guide to the best romantic restaurants in London with a view.

best romantic restaurants in London with a view

One of the best romantic restaurants in London with a view is Parrillan, with a heated outdoor terrace located on the  beautiful Coal Drops Yard terrace. Parrillan is a terrace bar and table-top grill with a stunning view of Regent’s Canal making it super romantic. 

From the creators of Barrafina, the restaurant is led by Executive Chef Angel Zapata Martin. The menu is an amplified Spanish ‘para picar’ tapas list, as well as an amazing selection of quality meat, seafood, and vegetables for you to cook on your own mini charcoal ‘parrillas’ or grills to make it extra aunthentic. Must trys are the Arroz Negro with squid ink, Iberian pork and artichoke, and Arroz Caldoso with lobster, langoustines and soupy rice. Bread fans will appreciate the simplicity of fresh toasted bread and aioli – all made in house daily.

From the food menu to the drinks menu, expect an extensive cocktail list, including a list of wines, sherries and Cavas by the glass and bottle. And of course they are Spanish inspired.

The grilling experience at Parrillan adds to romance and coupled with the view is just a great date night and al freso dining.

Playing cards illustrate the pre-prohibition, prohibition and post-war years in history, while showcasing Nightjar’s signatures, which is interestingly also how the menu is ordered. A very cool experience that is a must try. Alongside the cocktail menu is a great spirit and wine list for those that are not in the cocktail mood.

The Lighterman

The Lighterman, one of the best romantic restaurants in London with a view on Granary Square, King’s Cross. The restaurant consists of three floors offering stunning views across Granary Square and the Regent’s Canal, just perfect for a date or to relax and enjoy all-day dining.

Expect a modern British menu with European influences for lunch, dinner, weekend brunch and yes even the Sunday roasts can be romantic. The menu is designed to showcase seasonal and sustainable produce which is at the heart of what the team believe in. The food menu consists of seasonal salads and flatbreads to free range meats and sustainable fish cooked on our wood-fired grill.

Moving onto the bar, expect a wide selection of sustainable and biodynamic wines, as well as independently produced local craft beers – supporting local businesses is at the core at The Lighterman. And not forgetting an extensive cocktail menu perfect for anytime.

We love that there is a range of versatile dining areas that can be booked for all occasions, events and private celebrations. The First Floor is a beautiful space to celebrate any special occasion or special date with a three course lunch or dinner while enjoying the wraparound terrace that overlooks the busy life of Granary Square and Regent’s Canal. Take in the stunning view in the Canalside Bar & Terrace is great for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or cocktails & canapés.

one of the best romantic restaurants in London with a view

Skylark Roof Garden, one of the best romantic restaurants in London with a view, is London’s premier rooftop cocktail and brunch bar. Featuring a stunning South facing vista across West London’s skyline. Located sky-high to get the perfect view on the 10th floor, Skylark Roof Garden overlooks Hyde Park and Notting Hill.

Reservations are a must at this rooftop location, go for sundowners or a glass of bubbles, or try the excellent wine list of quality wines. Expect fabulous brunch and small tapas style plates of marinated olives, selection of Italian bruschetta, Mediterranean grilled lamb, pesto pasta salad, crudités served with Hummus or Moutabal for you to enjoy overlooking the West London skyline.

Skylark Roof Garden is London’s ultimate rooftop dining and drinking experience, expect nothing less than a beautiful view over the West London skyline. The venue always hosts a variety of events for all occasions, so keep a look at there website to see what’s coming up. Wow your date at the Skylark Roof Garden, book just before sunset to enjoy the view during the day, the beautiful sunset and the night lights.

The Aqua Shard

Discover The Aqua Shard, one of the best romantic restaurants in London with a view, enjoy panoramic views in the high-level atrium lounge that is three storeys high. The spectacular space has floor-to-ceiling glass windows offering 360-degree views of London.

Reservations are a must, book to dine and experience the contemporary British dishes, the team source the finest seasonal ingredients and the mixologists have created uniquely crafted cocktails all within western Europe’s tallest building. The interior is decked out like a Manhattan-style loft and is super chic and stylish.

Dishes feature carefully selected local produce and combine the staple ingredients of British cooking with ground-breaking techniques on the Forgotten British Menu. Enjoy dishes such as Potted Venison, pickled chanterelles, sherry jelly, brioche, Whitby Crab Cake with mustard hollandaise, cauliflower salad, oscietra caviar and Roasted Red-Legged Partridge with cocoa nib glazed salsify, braised partridge leg, liver mousse, cherry tart. The menu is conveniently paired with excellent wines and you can opt for the wine pairing.

From sunrise to sunset, enjoy the changing views of the London skyline in this contemporary and cosmopolitan destination restaurant and bar.

one of the best romantic restaurants in London with a view

A true London destination and one of the best romantic restaurants in London with a view, Vicinity is one of the places you can look at gorgeous London, meet, relax, eat or have a dance if you are in the mood.

Vicinity is open from 12 pm to 10 pm daily. With plenty of tables next to the floor to ceiling windows, everyone can enjoy the lovely view.

We definitely vote Vicinity as the perfect place to relax while enjoying the sensational views overlooking the river.

Now, the traditional afternoon tea menu is designed to match and include British classics with some exotic flavours. The ‘Classic Afternoon Tea’ consists of sweet and savoury treats accompanied by your choice of signature teas or artisan coffees from around the world.  

The food menu, inspired from the streets of London and all over the world, has a range of dishes to suit everyone.

The bar menu offers a great range of beers, an exciting cocktail list with classics and uniquely created cocktails from the team behind the bar, and an excellent wine and spirit list designed to suit everyone.

Book Vicinity and gaze out on the sights of dreamy London, if its chilly, make a reservation next to the warming and flicking fire pit to stay warm.

Galvin at Windows

One of the best romantic restaurants in London with a view, the award winning Galvin at Windows Restaurant is the perfect setting for any memorable occasion.

Chef Patron Chris Galvin and his team have created an innovative menu taking into account the seasonal and local produce. Galvin at Windows is definitely considered a sought-after dining experience and the place to go to impress, celebrate a special occasion or just have a great time with friends and family.

The team at Galvin at Windows, is a very impressive team, starting with the head Chef Marc Hardiman, inspired by seasonal produce and incorporate marrying the simplicity with innovation by inspiring guests with a next level dining experience. As the head Sommelier, Rudina Arapi is known for her superb taste and has created an extensive range of wines. The General Manager, Peter Avis, brings over 20 impressive years to Galvin at Windows, coming from Virgin Group, Babylon Restaurant and Bar, The Roof Gardens in Kensington and other worldwide restaurants.

The Bar, 10° is a warm and inviting space through to the night with live music and resident DJ.  Enjoy and experience the energy of London with signature cocktails and seasonal cuisine.

one of the best romantic restaurants in London with a view

Vintry & Mercer is nestled at the heart of the City and undoubtedly one of the best romantic restaurants in London with a view. Vintry & Mercer established in 2019 is set among the glamourous halls and little narrow streets that line the banks of the famous River Thames. This location is also home to a contemporary style of the 92 bespoke rooms and suites at your leisure.

An interesting fact, is that Vintry & Mercer used to be the centre for wine merchants in London and history has it that Mercer was for noble textile sellers who were dedicated to the fine silks and damasks industry. A must is to stroll the the narrow streets that were once in the books of London’s history.

Vintry & Mercer is now designed as a place that has so much inspirations where architectural creations share the city life – all in the centre of luxury.

The view from the Mercer Roof Terrace, is one for the books, be prepared to see the full London’s skyline, and take it all in with a glimpse of the dome of St Paul’s Cathedral all the way to famous Shard. The Mercer Roof Terrace can be hired exclusively for corporate breakfast meetings until 10am and is also available for private hire upon request, just perfect to impress your clients! Of course, this location is also open to the public and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The menu, celebrates the best of British cooking, using sustainably sourced meat and fish from the British Isles. Favourite dishes include the Whole Lemon Sole, with roasted baby potatoes & brown shrimp butter and Brook Street Farm 8 Bone Lamb Cutlets, served with braised red cabbage & celeriac purée.

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Sky Garden, a very popular destination in London, is London’s highest public garden, expect a vibrant atmosphere with 360-degree views of the London’s iconic skyline. As you can imagine, reservations are a must for this popular spot.

Escape the hustle and bastle of the city and enjoy lush greenery, beautifully landscaped gardens, observation decks, and an open-air terrace – all to take in the amazing view.

These lush beautiful gardens were designed by award-winning landscape architecture practice Gillespies. The designers used a variety of drought-resistant Mediterranean and South African species. Individual plants were chosen to work in harmony with the space – flourishing all year round in full colour.

Moving onto the food, Fenchurch rooftop restaurant, serves British luxury with an excellent contemporary British menu with an award-winning wine list. We can happily say that this restaurant is not to be missed.

Fenchurch has an incredible Head Chef, Michael Carr. Michael’s menu focuses on seasonal ingredients, innovative flavour combinations, and beautiful presentation. 

Tickets are need to visit The Sky Garden but don’t worry as if you have a restaurant reservation, you do not need to book a separate access ticket to Sky Garden. With the views and food, this has to be one of the best romantic restaurants in London with a view.

one of the most romantic restaurants in London with a view

Located on the banks of the River Thames in the lovely scenic London Borough of Richmond is Rick Stein’s Seafood Restaurant. Escape the busy city life of London with fantastic views and a nod to the restaurants Cornish heritage.

As you can imagine, the menu celebrates the finest fish and seafood from Cornwall. Experience some of Rick’s most iconic Seafood Restaurant dishes such as Dover sole, Indonesian seafood curry, lobster thermidor and some popular seafood favourites like smoked mackerel pâté to start and Pondicherry cod curry as a main.

Start your weekend the right way with a breakfast on the river and experience the relaxation set in, breakfast is served Saturday’s and Sunday’s until 11.00. Enjoy classic dishes like smoked salmon and scrambled eggs or a full English with a Bloody Mary.

The restaurant also serves a set menu for lunch and dinner, which is conveniently paired with some of Rick and Charlie Stein’s favourite wines while you enjoy the serene view.

Clos Maggiore

Clos Maggiore, located in Covent Garden, is a sanctuary of calm away from the busy streets of London. This gorgeous restaurant has been influenced by the stylish and beauty of the country side of Provence, South of France and Tuscany, Italy. Walk through the doors and experience a sense of warmth and intimacy, the floral cherry blossom tree room features a fully retractable glass roof creating a bright and airy dining space in summer months, and in winter months it is converted at night by candles, starlight and a crackling fire – just perfect for a romantic night out. And no wonder why Clos Maggiore is one of the most romantic restaurants in London.

The menu changes based on seasonal availability of the finest locally sourced ingredients and to ensure new experiences and creations for regular guests. The menu features a contemporary take on modern European cuisine.

The wine cellar, which is very impressive, boasts a global collection of 2,500, suiting all occasions, and taste profiles.

At Clos Maggiore, wine is an essential part of your dining experience and that is why the restaurant offers an extraordinary variety of half and magnum bottles. The wine list is so extensive the menu is 100 pages long and has received ‘The Wine Spectator Grand Award’ – one of only 70 restaurants worldwide have received.

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Best Cocktail Bars in East London

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East London is home to some of London’s best cocktail bars. Capital A List have put together a guide to the best cocktail bars in East London.

Night Jar - Best Cocktail Bar in East London

Nightjar, known for being a hidden glamour bar on the edge of Shoreditch, is one of the ultimate speakeasy cocktail bars in East London, and did we mention it is a destination for the discerning drinkers to linger, relax and meet – yes please. With a reputation for breathing new life into those old forgotten cocktails and bringing classic recipes to life with probably the best presentation in town. Serving up quality cocktails with a nightly jazz live band and contemporary tapas to get you through the night. Be prepared to be amazed by the 1920’s décor of candlelit tables, tin cup cocktails with the jazz bands entertaining the night. It’s no surprise that Nightjar features on The World’s 50 Best Bars (2017).

Playing cards illustrate the pre-prohibition, prohibition and post-war years in history, while showcasing Nightjar’s signatures, which is interestingly also how the menu is ordered. A very cool experience that is a must try. Alongside the cocktail menu is a great spirit and wine list for those that are not in the cocktail mood.

There are no cocktail bars like this in East London, let alone Shoreditch, like this. Nightjar is seating only and bookings are essential. A cover charge is needed for live music nights which will be conveniently added to your bill. Be sure to get a seat next to the bar to watch the bartenders in action at one of the best cocktail bars in East London.

Coupette - Best Cocktail Bar in East London

After launching in 2017, Coupette has since gained an international reputation becoming known for their unique style. Coupette is known for winning the industry’s top awards and not to mention Coupette has retained a spot for being listed as the 23rd ‘World’s Best Bar’ in 2019. More reason to have a night out of cocktails at Coupette. Owner Chris Moore is an expert in the industry and the bar has been able to create some of the most famous cocktails.

All cocktails are served elegantly and are presented in beautiful classic glassware. They are designed to be enjoyed simply and effortlessly with quality, regional produce and lesser-known spirits. Each cocktail is created by combining techniques with quality ingredients.

Coupette’s award cocktails, such as the most famous ‘Champagne Pina Colada’, which is a lighter version of the classic, made with Bacardi, pineapple, Agricole, coconut and not to forget Moet & Chandon, as well as ‘Apples’, made using Calvados and freshly pressed apple juice. With a French inspiration and focus, Coupette is one of the best specialist bars with authentic French ingredients. Coupette offers live piano to your cocktail experience between 8-11pm on Monday and Wednesdays.

Coupette may be small but is perfect for its simple, clean interior of the bar.

The Gibson Bar

The Gibson Bar offers the ultimate cocktail experience to jazz piano solos in there renowned Edwardian Tardis. The cocktail bar takes its name from a classic ‘Edwardian’ cocktail (a classic Martini served with the famous pickled onion), invented in the 1900’s. The cocktail menu is designed to take you on a journey through time including classic pickled cocktails. There are over 40 inventive cocktails that will transform your night, so go on and book a night that will transport you to different seasons in different eras.

The menu is designed to give drinkers a history lesson (an exciting lesson) about many of the cocktails involving art deco, history and naturalist imagery. The menu will take you on a journey where you are encouraged to choose a season you would like to visit, then select a month and a drink from that month – this will set the co-ordinates of your destination in history. The menu has been expertly designed with great skill that involves a significant number of ingredients. Expect a stylish, unique and sophisticated cocktail bar with an abundance of a great atmosphere including jazz and blues music.

Join Marian Beke and his team every night from 5pm to 2am Mondays to Saturdays and 1pm to 10.30pm on Sundays.

Silver Lining - Hackney

Silver Lining cocktail bar in Hackney, East London is the UK’s first dedicated orange and skin contact wine bar and shop. The bar echoes the relaxed and stylish surroundings while still feeling like you are a local in your new favourite bar. For the love of good food, wine and cocktails, the cocktail bar was founded by couple Alistair and Sarah Maddox. Alistair and Sarah share a passion to showcase small independent producers, growers and winemakers from around the world. Silver Linings is a shop by day selling a range of orange and skin contact wines with great coffee and food, and by night you can expect cocktails and delicious French inspired snacks in the cosy neighborhood of Hackney, East London.

Sit at the bar and sample the wine or French inspired snacks or simply choose to have a full dining experience with an eclectic range of international small plates, an excellent wine list and of course cocktails. Silver Linings is designed to be considerate to all dining needs from intimate dates to communal dining for groups.

Found - Best Cocktail Bar in East London

Found is one of the most incredible speakeasy cocktail bars in Shoreditch that is accessed via a discreetly marked doorway next to Casita on Ravey Street. This speakeasy is all a bit ‘hush hush’ on exactly how you get there, follow these steps to find this speakeasy: Head towards 5 Ravey St in Shoreditch and make your way downstairs. Pop your head through the velvet curtain, head down a stairway to an old-fashioned cocktail bar. Step in to find low-hanging lights, a backbar filled with a stunning range of bottles, and plenty of nooks to snuggle up in. Boasting one of the best bars you’ll find anywhere in East London, this is definitely a spot that will become a new favourite drinking haunt and is really all about the cocktails.

Found comprises of four rooms and also happens to be the perfect date location – with nooks and comfy seating that are perfect. The venue is rather small and it does get busy on weekends so bookings are recommended to avoid disappointment.

Opened by Casita’s previous head mixologist – Oskar Klimaszewski – Found has a menu of only twelve cocktails (including house drinks and twists). We recommend trying zingy Heaven and Hell (cachaca, framboise,  jalapeno agave, lime and raspberry) – the citrus kick with a touch of agave and raspberry but with a light spicy finish. The menu is masterfully-mixed to a level of quality that’s unparalleled by most.

Little Nan's London

Little Nan’s opened their doors in early 2013, using owner Tristan’s late Nan’s furniture and treasured heirlooms. Tristan opened the bar in honor of his late Nan, with a mission to spoil guests with a homely environment. Little Nan’s is located within two arches underneath Deptford’s ancient railway lines.

The menu features over 85 cocktails named after loyal regulars, our favourites include Lady Council Princess & Sebby Seb Seb and Lord Roy Walker along with some classic soap stars, Lady Pat Butcher and Bet Lynch. Cocktails are served in teapots with names such as Sir Christopher Marlowe or Lord Paddy Ashdown. Pop round for classics such as disco fries, cat food cakes (you read right), good old-fashioned cups of tea, matcha lattes and tipsy afternoon teas.

Enjoy a Bottomless Boozy Brunch to the soundtrack of 90s anthems and disco hits. Book for a celebration such as birthdays and Little Nan will name a Cocktail in your honor featuring all your favourite spirits and flavours, served in a Vintage Vase.

The Alchemist - Best Cocktail Bar in East London

The Alchemist, the unconventional, dark and controversial masterminds of mixology and demons in the kitchen, create every cocktail with great attention to detail while presenting cocktails with a dash of theatre and drama, be prepared to be bedazzled. The Alchemist can be found throughout various locations in London and are unsurprisingly, one of the best when it comes to attention to detail with mixology and in the kitchen. If you are looking for some theatre, ‘The Colour Changing One’ is highly recommended as the cocktail transforms before the eyes.

Alchemy means making amazing transformations which is done with cocktails. No matter the occasion, The Alchemist has created many experiences filled with wonder and delight, from mobile cocktail bars, late night bar reservations, delicious all-day dining with a twist and corporate events. Become a master in mixology and experience how to become a true Alchemist by joining their renowned Masterclass of Mixology or just simply join for a fun cocktail experience, hens’ night out or girls’ day activity.

Enjoy a buzzing atmosphere, creative cocktails, delicious all-day dining with of course the theatre and drama.

The Alchemist has taken a take on sustainability by introducing there five pillars of change, public commitments to support their long-term goals of sustainable operations and community outreach programs. The Alchemist has set a trend and change in the industry unlocking the power of there bars to enhance the quality of life for everyone involved.


Barrio in Shoreditch is guaranteed for a good night out, enjoy a cocktail menu paired with freshly made Latin inspired street food. Barrio hosts various events, Monday-Friday from 12-7PM are amigo days and 80’s musical bingo bottomless brunch every Saturday or join the new Sunday Sesh with Bottomless deals and DJ’s until 8pm.

Barrio is a fiercely independent cocktail bar run by a passionate family of Latinophiles. Founder Ferdie Ahmed has put people at the core of everything that Barrio does since opening in 2007. From guests, their experiences, wants & desires to loyal & happy staff serving with bottomless energy.

Enjoy Barrio’s take on classic cocktails, Latin inspired cocktails and summer inspired drinks the Barrio way.

Be At One

With over a dozen locations across the UK, it will be hard not to miss a night out at Be At One cocktail bar to get your night started with a cheeky cocktail. What better reason to head to one of the best cocktail bars in East London. No matter the occasion, Be At One has the cocktails, tunes and vibe to get you in the mood. This chic nightspot is a popular spot for tourists and after work mangler’s.

This sleek basement cocktail bar is home to 150 different types of cocktails and an extensive drinks menu. Be At One cocktail bar will please everyone with such an extensive menu of cocktails and spirits, there will be a cocktail for everyone. Be entertained with the expert mixologists showing off some skills and creating a great upbeat vibe to get your night started the right way.

Be sure to find out about the signature cocktail masterclasses, perfect for birthdays, hen nights or office party activities and learn the tricks of the trade. While Be At One is known for there creative cocktails and excellent happy hour deals at two for one to see you through the evening, they also have a great food menu to see you through the night.

The London Cocktail Club

The London Cocktail Club owned by JJ Goodman and James Hopkins are the personalities behind the series of fun at The London Cocktail Club. Enter down a darkened staircase and experience a classic LCC vibe inspired by downtown LA. You’ll find graffiti-covered walls and sexy urban artwork at this true rapper’s delight.

Expect an outlandishly themed bar, world class cocktails that are each defined by a signature spirit – ‘gangsters Tequila parlour’ and ‘punk gin palace’.  The best bartenders mix up cocktails that range from white-hot classics such as ‘Aviation’, and also including the famous ‘Oyster Bomb’ – an oyster shell filled with Jägermeister. We hear the ‘Red Bull jelly’ is definitely a winner that has a bit of a spicy kick.

The menu caters to foodie favourites such as pimped-up hot dogs or beer-battered fish, everything is served with a helping of feel-good style. The London Cocktail Club prides themselves in providing amazing live entertainment performing the best of the 2000’s paired with regular happy hours guarantees a full house. Don’t forget to capture your night out in the photobooth and take part in the ‘hot contest for a stool seat’ at the bar.

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The Best High Tea in London

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Inspired by the Duchess of Bedford’s guilty pleasure of enjoying tea and delicious delights just hours before dinner and setting a trend which has evidently become a national tradition, below is a list of the best high tea in London.


Landmark London


The Landmark is a 2019 award winning high tea restaurant located in Marylebone. The main vocal point of this magnificent grand two listed building is the stunning atrium and the amazing Victorian winter garden which are an experience not to be missed. In the atrium, ornate high palm tree takes centre stage, standing tall and proud whilst the atmosphere is calm, warm and relaxed, with the sound of a soft subtle piano playing in the background.

Whilst you relax and indulge yourself in an assortment of delicately arranged finger sandwiches or hand-crafted delicious desserts, you can peacefully sip your tea in a tranquil space or go simply go to town by choosing one of ‘the Landmarks’ finest selection of champagnes on offer. Traditional high tea has been served for over a century here and this is why this is one that shouldn’t be missed.




Opening in 2016 and distinctively known for its unique biodynamic plant-based and vegan food is Farmacy in Notting hill. It’s abundant and deliciously nutritious menu is full of locally sourced, fresh and seasonal ingredients making it additive free, chemical free, as well as having no refined sugars or added dairy. Behind the scenes, a team of highly trained professionals work together emphasising natural power and clean eating. Adding to this empowering dynamic, the beautiful light airy space, natural wooden décor and scenic plantation helps guests bring the outdoors in.

Complimenting the environmentally friendly interior, the presentation of the the three-tiered exotic plates of cakes, pastries and sandwiches, all decorated with pretty glossy foliage intertwined on its handles, really enhance the concept of natural and organic. Despite serving an unusual but unique high tea menu, Farmacy is also known for its legal Cannabidiol infused truffles, all of which are served with a sprit of hemp loose leaf tea or a faramaceutical tea of your choice. We believe Farmacy offers some of the best high tea in London.




Housed on the fourth floor of one of London’s most exclusive and famous shopping malls in Knights Bridge, is Harrods Tea Room. Behind the scenes of this delightful setting is a team of expertly trained chefs, producing a range of exceptional dishes on a daily basis. High tea at Harrods can be served seven days a week in the lush once called ‘Georgian room’. Set with its highly decorative cornice ceilings and impressive handcrafted skylight, the room brings the outdoors in with a lot of natural lighting which spotlights down on the beautiful centre piece, oozing with colour to show off the velvet red upholstery, all of which compliments the shiny silver cutlery and exquisite placement settings.

The high-class table on the other hand, is filled with many scrumptious sweet and savoury delights and desserts from; exceptionally filled finger sandwiches, indulgent and rich chocolate sponge cake, creamy custard tarts and a variety of teas from around the world. The experience at this venue included in the best high tea in London can be a one-off choice or a little treat suitable for any occasion.


Mirror Room - The best High Tea In London


Voted as the best contemporary afternoon tea in the UK in both 2017 and 2018, is The Mirror Room, located in Holborn. Hidden within the Rosewood Hotel and taking inspiration from the world-famous artist Picasso, this traditional afternoon tea setting continues to push creativeness and artistic elements making it an ‘high-end tea experience’ to remember. Using primary colours and exaggerating mirrored walls and ceiling, not forgetting the unconventional wacky furniture and dimmed lighting, this lounged styled setting really sets the scene for the modern colourful menu of what is yet to come.

Led by executive pastry chef Mark Perkins and incorporating his love for Picasso’s finest artworks throughout his cooking, Perkins has incredibly put together a quirky menu, recreating artwork in an edible form. Taking centre stage on the menu, are three artistic and smartly crafted representation of; ‘Oh those Guitars’ consisting of an almond meringue sponge, orange blossom honey ganache and Turron whipped chocolate cream, ‘The Dream,’ consisting of Valrhona Fivara chocolate mousse, orange almond genoise, with a passionfruit and mango jelly, and finally, ‘Head of a Woman’ which is a pistachio crumble with citrus vanilla cheesecake, inserted with wild strawberry. Impressive or what! All of the above can be served with a rare brew of your choice or even better a glass of the finest ‘Dom Perignon Vintage.


The Best High Tea In London - Fortnum & Mason


The next in our list of the best high tea in London is this venue, once known as St. James’s restaurant, this sophisticated tearoom was opened in 2012 by her majesty in formal honour of her visit. Set in Piccadilly, on the fourth floor of the upmarket famous department store is ‘Afternoon Tea at Fortnum and Mason’. No matter what the occasion, this chic and elegant tearoom is a truly sensational hotspot for traditional afternoon tea. Based in the ‘Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon’ customers are greeted by smartly dressed waiters, Camellia China tea-ware and pretty glistening chandeliers.

Adding to the high-end interior, the menu offers a selection of exquisite sweet and savoury sandwiches, cakes, pastries and scones, some of which are out of this world. Using both the finest ingredients and unique combinations high tea here, is fit for a queen. One famously known sandwich version in particular, with its original recipe dating back to 1953 is the ‘Coronation Chicken Sandwich’ which entails, sweet mango chutney, plump raisins and fresh fragrant coriander. In addition to these luxuries, you can choose from many rare teas or have a pot of Fortnum’s famous tea which it is renown for. However, if you are feeling a little bit extra special, guest can choose from one of Fortnum’s Grand champagnes or organic sparkling wines.



With numerous awards and included in the awards for best high tea in London by Timeout Magazine in 2020, British Vogue in 2021 and also holding 3 Michelin stars is Sketch. Set in Mayfair, this traditional townhouse in fulfilled with beautifully coloured, vibrant walls, flooring and furniture, one being its bubble gum pink-oyster velvet seats that truly entice you. The mix and match array of unusual features, quirky artwork, shapes and colours make you feel as though you are in a scene of the magical ‘Alice and Wonderland.’ The centre dome complimented by the soft lighting around the perimeter, nicely comes together adding to the high level perfectly executed, fine art scrumptious creations.

For example, the delicious range of hand-crafted finger sandwiches, whether it be Coronation Corn Fed Chicken, Black Truffle Croque Monsieur or even Free-range egg, all nicely accompanied by many exotic teas, high-end bubbly or even alcohol-free alternatives. In addition to this, the aromas of other home-made treats such as; cakes and pastries are all equally as inviting, not forgetting the signature gateaux and cheesecake which are to die for. This tearoom is a unique and out of the ordinary setting, undoubtedly worth exploring. Trust us, you won’t be sorry!


The Ritz - The best high teas in London


Known as one of the most charming afternoon teas in Mayfair, is The Ritz, located in Palm Court. With its elegant and sophisticated interior, golden antique chandeliers, Victorian high walls and marble pillars, not forgetting it’s impressive stylistic flourishes, it is as to no wonder why this setting is famously known for being one of the best ‘high tearooms’ in London. ‘The Ritz London,’ is also renown for having the only certified, expertly trainer tea Sommelier, Giandomenico Scanu, who travels all around the world to find only the best brews to bring back to the glamorous London Location. The music ensemble (a pianist and harpist) also adds to the ambience making it a simply unique and unforgettable experience.

As well as having a selection of over 18 types of loose-lease teas to indulge yourself in, highly trained chefs pride themselves to producing top-notch quality of classic sandwiches, a delicate selection of afternoon cakes and also the traditional freshly bakes scones. If you’d like to go all out, we’d recommend the ‘Champagne Afternoon Tea,’ fulfilled with traditional elements with the addition of adding a glass of sparkle to your day. This is certainly among the best high tea in London.


Savoy London


Dating all the way back to the 1840’s, the iconic The Savoy is world famous for its traditional English afternoon Teas. This 2019 award winning, glass domed tearoom is located in the Thames Foyer in the heart of The Savoy hotel itself. The menu has been mastered and put together by top pastry chef Daniel Pearse and his amazing team, consisting of an assortment of freshly baked lavish cakes, pastries and scones, all of which are complimented by teas with beautiful aromas. How can one resist?

One particular favourite and worthy of a try is the selection of the finest herbal and flower based ‘Jing’ teas. Serving sweet indulgence from the offset, this high tea experience can also be enjoyed by vegans, vegetarians and Halal on request. The masterminds behind the menu have inventively created traditional alternatives suitable for all. A glass of ‘Louis Roederer Brut Premier or the deluxe ‘Deutz Rose’ can also be added making your afternoon experience even more extra special.


Wolseley - The best high tea in London


Located in Mayfair, close to two major underground stations and within walking distance for commute is The Wolseley. Once inside this Michelin star award winning restaurant, guests are blown away by the interior which boasts its antique high ceiling and pillars. The Wolseley itself is renounced for its spectacular interior, immaculate furnishing as well as its amazing service.

The classic afternoon tea exacerbates many English traditions, one being the homemade luxurious fruit scones, filled with velvet red jam and topped with fresh clotted cream – To die for or what! This delight is also accompanied by many popular teas of your choice.

If you are looking to impress a loved one for a particular special occasion or just want to indulge yourself in this fine experience, we recommend the “Champagne Afternoon Tea,’ consisting of all the above with a glass of crisp ‘Pommery Brut Royal Champagne.’ Furthermore, it also has an extensive list of freshly made sweet and savoury treats such as; tasty Macaroons, Eclairs and Battenberg which are well known classics.


XU Teahouse & Restaurant


In walking distance from Piccadilly Circus and located in the heart of London’s theatre land is Taiwanese inspired Teahouse and restaurant XU. Situated over two floors, the ground floor being the tearoom and first floor being the dining room, this uniquely reminiscent of Taiwanese culture and cuisine offers interiors of glamour and elegance, by incorporating warm and rich wooden features complimented by an emerald and marble bar.

Unlike the traditional high tea, we all know, at ‘XU teahouse ‘and particularly taking inspiration from Asian culture, both sweet and savoury dishes are served with an authentic twist. Firstly, unlike English traditions, a majority of the seasonal brews are presented cold, which is said to cleans and refresh your palate before tucking into XU extensive collection of flavoursome foods. The selection of Taiwanese sweet pastries is to die for, some of which including; ‘Fried Cinnamon Mochi,’ ‘Set Almond Milk, ‘Steamed Red Bean Buns’ and Hei Tang Cake.’ Although, if you do not have a sweet tooth, you can opt for a savoury option including; ‘Sweet potato Taro Dumplings, ‘Char Sui Girolles Puff,’ or even ‘Roasted Turnip and Chive Oil Steamed Egg.’ Yes, we know what you’re thinking…this is an experience beyond compare and definitely one of the best high tea in London.


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