What’s the best cocktail you’ve had in London? And where did you drink it? In the capital you can find cocktails for every taste, but knowing where to look can be daunting, as there’s so much choice. This is where our extremely helpful list of London’s best cocktail bars comes in. Here you’ll find everything from fancy hotel spots to dark and dirty speakeasies, party places to secret basements. What they all have in common is mixed drinks that will tingle your taste buds and blow your mind.
Some of these joints stick loyally to the classics – visit Dukes for a Martini you’ll never forget or Bar Termini for a Negroni as good as they come – while others experiment to create the most wildly original cocktails around. You’re guaranteed top-notch tipples whichever bar you choose from our curated list of London’s best places to drink cocktails. Sip on!
Want something a little less swanky? Here are the best pubs in London.