Chic and glamorous, Artesian at The Langham sports stunning interiors that combine Asian influences with modern touches. The bar's celebrated designer, David Collins, has settled for nothing less than luxurious. One look at the cocktail menu, and you'll understand why the bar is consistently ranked among the best bars in the world, year after year. Choose from an extensive menu of classics as well as some delightfully original creations. When it comes to drinks, no detail is spared, including ice which is made using a special process to complement your drink. Less than perfect is not an option here.
Satan's Whiskers is a devilishly cool hipster bar with a penchant for cocktails. Suiting its title well, the bar features mounted skulls and taxidermy animal pieces for decor. The bar’s menu of classic cocktails is highlighted by the signature offering, Satan’s Whiskers. Guests here sip stellar libations while swinging to old school hip-hop spun by local DJs. There is a good selection of gourmet-esque pub grub available.
Step into this cool bar inspired by the 1960s, 1970s Kung Fu. This funky theme bar is home to hundreds of arcade games. Enjoy a cool drink at PimpShuei as you refresh your gaming skills with the Kung Fu and Martial Arts based arcade games offered here. With a limited yet creative cocktail list, PimpShuei offers a wide range of spirits to choose from. You are in for an exhilarating time as the games and drinks are accompanied by great music!
The Harp is the locals' favorite, and for good reason. Located in the bustling Covent Garden, The Harp brews a selection of delicious real ales and ciders that would be perfect to pair with their homemade baguettes and sausages. The interior is small in size and perpetually brimming with people, so meeting new friends won't be difficult. The bar staff is extremely knowledgeable and won't hesitate to answer your questions or make drink suggestions.
Corsica Studios consistently holds some of the city's most extreme underground music parties. There are different spaces within the Studios that can be hired for hosting private or public functions. The hi-tech DJ equipment, sound amplifiers, screens, projectors and a stage completely take care of music and entertainment at the venue. There is a well-stocked bar for thirsty visitors, and the regularly held live performances make entrance into Corsica a highly sought after ticket.
The world famous Ministry of Sound is one of London's hippest nightspots. It suffered a bit of a slump in popularity in the late 1990s, but has returned with a vengeance. The fame of this luxury venue is now so widespread and truly international that MoS (as it is commonly referred to) even offers numerous compilation CD remixes of Ministry club anthems. The venue itself has four dance floors and several bars, and draws famous DJs from around the globe.
Tucked down a quaint cobblestone side street just off busy Whitehall, the Walkers of Whitehall is a welcome retreat from the hustle and bustle of London life. When you walk in you can be forgiven for wondering whether this plush and comfortable venue is a pub or a restaurant. Thankfully it turns out to be both. The menu is predominantly British, but there is a smattering of flashy continental numbers. The atmosphere is relaxed, though when the local office workers invade around 6p, the bar becomes a little more lively.
Situated just a few steps away from the famous Trafalgar Square, Silver Cross entices your taste buds with local flavors. Devour the classic British delicacies like the battered cod or Sausage and Mash or try from the other dishes available, you are in for a treat. This delicious menu is accompanied with a list of beverages consisting of an array of cocktails, wines, beers and other spirits to choose from. Occupying a structure from 17th Century, the interiors of this restaurant are cozy and adorned with elegant wooden furnishings and have an old-world charm. Don't be surprised if you are joined by any invisible guests as rumor has it that this place is haunted.
A part of the large chain of Whetherspoon Bars, The Lord Moon Of The Mall is housed within a building that used to be a bank. Located at Whitehall Square, the public house is usually populated with the regular working professionals from the nearby neighborhood on weekdays and on weekends, it's dominated by students and students. The drinks here are cheap, like all Whetherspoon concerns and the food belongs to the genre of local comfort food - fish n' chips, burgers and such.
Few establishments are as impressive as the Rockwell. Located inside the Trafalgar Hotel, it boasts a trendy bar and a sophisticated restaurant, both oh which are considered happening hot spots. The bar was London's first Bourbon Bar, with over 100 bourbons featured on the menu. It is also known for its fabulous cocktails, and was voted 'Best Bar 2002' by the Evening Standard and Time Out magazine. The recently-opened restaurant is also gaining popularity - try the Oysters with Mango-Chilli Viniagrette, or the Meatballs with Duck Bolognese Sauce. The high-profile venue that it is, Rockwell has been the venue for various fashion shows and celebrity parties. And if you want to get romantic, the Roof Garden offers a breathtaking view of Trafalgar Square. It's the ideal place for champagne, fine dining, and intimate conversations.
Established in 1898, Old Shades is a charming pub located near the Trafalgar Square. This pub entices you with an extensive list of beverages. Here, you can choose from over 30 beer and ale varieties along with a variety of wines and spirits. In case you feel hungry, you can devour the traditional British flavors that this pub is famous for. The warmly-lit pub has cozy seating and an old charm that is ideal for spending a relaxed evening.
Boyd's Brasserie Bar and Lounge is a trendy modern restaurant that looks like it's been built in a palace. With impressive and regal surroundings in the form of elaborate marble-work, high chandeliers, expensive looking furniture and the likes, this restaurant attracts an equally classy crowd. The food consists of mainly British and modern European style dishes that can be ordered from a fixed menu, or off the cart. They also have a great drinks menu that consists of cocktails and wines. This restaurant is ideal for a special occasion.