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.
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.
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.
Marvel at the Victorian arches of Fabric which dates back to 1999. The main dance floor here boasts of a "Body Sonic" sound system which makes your whole body vibrate with the bass. On Fridays, you can enjoy bass music and on Saturdays, lose yourself the disco, techno and house genres. Thanks to the aforementioned features, Fabric has been featured on DJ Magazine's top 100 clubs and has won International Dance Music Awards. However, the most important thing to remember about this place is that you must be over 19.
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.
The Island is a welcome addition to the fashionable West End of the city. Catch the action until early morning hours and indulge in some truly amazing culinary delights when you visit this bar. The decor stands out with its imaginative theme of water and sun while the R and B and Indie music makes the place rocking! Subtle and classy, The Island has a polite staff that invite you to have a great time. Equipped with modern sound systems, The Island is divided into three areas, the front room is like a bar area, a hundred capacity room and the third space which is darker and has an impressive laser display that will groove you with the music.
Belinda Carlisle knew what she was on about when she sang "Heaven is a place on earth" - it's right next to Charing Cross tube, and it's probably London's best-known gay club. As with most popular gay venues, large crowds of straight tourists abound. Heaven has tried to curb this by designating different nights as straight, gay or mixed, but it hasn't really worked. Not that it matters at all, because Heaven is still a blissful venue which puts on a huge variety of club nights. The lounge upstairs provides a bit of friendly chill-out to a golden oldies atmosphere and you can actually talk in here without shouting. It all makes for an interesting and entertaining clubbing experience.
Bassoon is a sophisticated bar within the Corinthia Hotel in London. It is a stylish place which has been designed carefully to give the essence of luxury and comfort in an intimate setting. Live performances by famed artists like Lana Del Rey and the likes enliven the bar and add to the elegance and grace. The restaurant attracts many locals and tourists who enjoy its classy ambience.
If you're fed up of the run-of-the-mill entertainment options in the city, then the Boat Show will be your chance to have a refreshing night out. Aboard a permanently moored vessel, this combination of comedy and nightclub guarantees entertainment. The comedy club is meant for people 18 and above, while the nightclub allows only above-21s. This unique venue is also great for private parties.