Brumus Bar

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© Michael Franke
Trafalgar Square

Everything screams for attention at the Haymarket Hotel’s bright, almost brash bar, though the kaleidoscope of pink and red, patterned with geometrics on the bar stools and florals on the sofas, may not be to everyone’s taste. The upscale class of the hotel, part of Tim and Kit Kemp’s Firmdale group, brings in a relaxed crowd.

The cocktail menu steers a course through standards and new creations: a Haymarket Cosmo (£11), for instance, adds limoncello, mint and crushed ice to the expected vodka and cranberry.

The fine staff balance friendliness and professionalism.

Venue name: Brumus Bar
Address: Haymarket Hotel
1 Suffolk Place
Opening hours: Open 7am-midnight Mon-Sat; 8am-11pm Sun. Food served 7am-11.15pm Mon-Sat; 8am-10.30pm Sun
Transport: Tube: Piccadilly Circus tube
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