Fitzrovia bars

From world-class cocktails to quirky tipples, Fitzrovia bars serve up plenty of drinking fun
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Just up from Oxford Street you’ll find a whole host of watering holes worth exploring. Fitzrovia’s bars are lively places to drink – whether you’re into mind-blowing cocktails or down-to-terroir glasses of wine. Choose from lively drinking spots with bargainous happy hours or cosier, classier hotel bars in a part of town that’s got a real buzz, particularly come clocking off time.

RECOMMENDED: Find more fun in the neighbourhood in our Fitzrovia area guide

Restaurants, Spanish

Barrica

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What is it? Canary-yellow tapas bar that comes into its own in the summer.

Why go? Come for the tapas, stay for the sherries and giant G&Ts.

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Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars

Hakkasan Bar

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What is it? Slick, darkened bar in a Michelin-starred restaurant with pulsating music and exotic cocktails.

Why go? To live it up like you’re in ‘Sex and The City’.

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Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars

London Cocktail Club

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What is it? Party-ready basement bar with hyperactive bar staff.

Why go? Fast-paced cocktails and good-time tunes – happy hour is where it’s at.

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Bars and pubs

Lucky Pig

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What is it? An underground drinking den with a semi-speakeasy look.

Why go? Live blues to go with your liquor.

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Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars

Purple Bar

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What is it? A hotel bar dressed to the nines in purple hues.

Why go? Head here when your Instagram feed is running low.

Bars and pubs, Wine bars

The Remedy

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What is it? A cosy bar just off Warren Street championing offbeat wines from small producers.

Why go? Branch out from your standard cab sauv. Visit on Mondays for bargain bottles.

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Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars

Reverend JW Simpson

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What is it? A former rectory transformed into a comfortable cocktail bar.

Why go? Absolve yourself from the stresses of the day – Rev JW is a popular spot for post-work cocktails.

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Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars

Shochu Lounge

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What is it? Beneath popular restaurant Roka you’ll find this graffiti-filled den dedicated to Japanese spirit shochu.

Why go? Get better acquainted with this interesting tipple, mixed into cocktails bursting with flavour.

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Nightlife, Nightlife venues

The Social

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What is it? A nightlife hub with a basement club and a laidback bar on ground level.

Why go? A banging happy hour and what they’re calling ‘sonic sandwiches’.

Bars and pubs, Hotel bars

Waeska

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What is it? A bar filled with quirky modern art – and with cocktails that are also masterpieces.

Why go? Sit in a palm-filled indoor terrace and sip with a fashionable crowd.

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