Purl

Bars and pubs Marylebone
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Jonathan Perugia / Time Out

We’ve long been fans of Purl, one of London’s first speakeasy-type bars and begetter of both VOC and the Worship Street Whistling Shop. It’s become extremely popular, which means that booking is advisable – though walk-ins will be seated if there’s space. The layout of the bar, over a number of smallish spaces in a vaulted basement, gives the opportunity for genuine seclusion if that’s what you’re looking for. And if you’re interested in cutting-edge cocktail making, you’re also in luck. Novel methods and unusual ingredients are used in many of their unique drinks, but they’re also unfailingly sound in the classics. We experienced slow service because they were understaffed that evening, but usually service is very efficient and always very friendly. The selection of spirits is both extensive, and outstanding. And the music is chosen by someone who has very good taste in jazz.

 

Venue name: Purl
Contact:
Address: 50 Blandford Street
London
W1U 7HX
Opening hours: Open 5-11.30pm Mon-Thur; 5pm-midnight Fri, Sat
Transport: Tube: Bond Street tube
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