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Feijoa

One of Amsterdams oldest cocktail bars, Feijoa is known to be a bartenders' hangout and for good reason. Whether you are planning to go to the movies

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Tayer + Elementary

At first glance, this is yet another brutalist Shoreditch/Hoxton/Old Street bar with bare concrete, exposed aircon ducking and raw steel trunking. But

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Pig and Punch

This restaurant with a downstairs bar is most known for its ribs, especially on Wednesdays when there is a special deal on them, and tiki drinks. With

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A-Bar

Tucked in the luxurious Intercontinental Amstel Amsterdam you can find the A-bar. Most known for its terrace and amazing view of the Amstel in the summer,

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American Bar at The Savoy

Perhaps the most famous hotel in the world, The Savoy reopened in 2010 after a three-year, £100m+ refurbishment. While the rest of the hotel now sparkles

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Senios Café Bar

Lying on a pedestrian street in Athens’ textile neighbourhood, Senios (which opened in October 2018) is the third all-day café bar by the team behind

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Odori

The third bar offering from the folk behind the Clumsies, Odori opened in May 2016. With its slightly elevated position up a few steps, Odori has the appearance

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Snappers

Balancing the right mix between low-key dining and partying, Snappers has earned its well earned place as a great spot for having a bite to eat and moving

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5 & 33

5&33 combines art, design and culture with cocktails and bar bites. With DJ performances, support acts and events Thursday-Sunday, and La Suite on Friday

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Cut Throat

Barber, coffee, beer and drinks: what is not to love? Wait for your barber appointment while playing a video game with a coffee, Gin & tonic or cocktail.

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Alexander Bar at Hotel Grande Bretagne

Dress up this place is posh. The Alexander Bar lies off the lobby of the Grand Breatagne five-star hotel, in Syntagma Square. It's very classic in appearance

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Scarfes Bar Rosewood Hotel

Scarfes Bar sits across the courtyard entrance from Holborn Dining Room and is the Rosewood hotel's official bar. It's been decorated to resemble a plush

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The Clumsies

Perhaps the most renowned bar in Athens and even Greece. This is a large venue, yet is still packed with the young and hip drawn by the quality of the

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Mr Peacock

Another high volume bar in the northern suburbs, Mr Peacock is noted for its back yard with its VW camper van installation. A colonial-style interior and

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The Only Running Footman pub

Given its upmarket location The Only Running Footman has a suitably swanky feel and accordingly, perhaps more than any other London pub, The Only Running

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The Marksman

Sat on a prime corner on one of the approach roads to Columbia Road's Sunday flower market, this east end pub was re-launched in May 2015 under the ownership

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The Connaught Bar

Formerly known as the American Bar, the Connaught was named World's Best Hotel Bar at Tales of the Cocktail, New Orleans in 2010 and again in 2016. Head

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Artesian

The Artesian is named after the 360 foot artesian well beneath the foundations of the hotel, which supplied the original hotel during its Victorian heyday.

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Claridge's Bar

Tucked away under the staircase of Claridge's lobby is this quaint lounge bar, which acquired its warm Art Deco look in 1999 when the hotel embarked on

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Manhattan

On the first floor of the imposing Regent Hotel, this jewel-like enclave is what all hotel bars would aspire to if only they had the funds. Plush dark

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Jeff Berry's Latitude 29

Jeff 'Beachbum' Berry is perhaps the best-known man in the world of Tiki so when he and his wife Annene moved to New Orleans and then announced they were

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14 DE LA ROSA

Located in the bohemian barrio of Gràcia in Barcelona, 14 DE LA ROSA is an all-day cafe bar just 5 minutes walk from Passeig de Gràcia. Both coffee and

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Artisan

The name of this warmly lit, inviting bar neatly sums up the style of the excellent cocktails, spirits and food served here. The floor to ceiling windows

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Nutmeg & Clove

Nutmeg & Clove relocated from its original shophouse to another heritage building down the road in March 2016, but the overarching concept and the style

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Noel

One of the most popular bars downtown. Actually, two bars joined by an alley in the same building. Noel is best described as theatrical, offering good

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Tales & Spirits

This bar has recently won all awards, and with a great team, drinks and food it is certainly here to stay! Creative drinks, often accompanied by food is

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High Water

Taking over the space of Bar 23 on Stoke Newington Road, High Water threw open its doors at the end of summer 2014. Briefly operating out of the old venue

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The Gibson

Rusty Cerven and Marian Beke have taken a tiny (just 40 seats) emerald green tilled corner pub in no man's land and turned in into one of London's must-visit

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Bryant & Mack Private Detectives Cocktail Bar

Named after co-owners Ross Bryant and Jason Cormack who opened this tiny speakeasy-styled bar at the tail end of 2016. As befits such a venue and the theme,

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The Boilerman Bar

The Boilerman is Joerg Meyer's other bar (see Le Lion). It couldn't be more different and he set out to ensure it was. Boilerman is best described as a

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Satan's Whiskers

A former jerk chicken restaurant has been reborn a 50-cover cocktail den with a mix of eccentric taxidermy, candle-lit seating and grungy east end watering

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The Seven Jokers

This late - very late night bar is a bartender's after shift favourite. Seven Jokers has a theatrical interior and is perhaps better known for its draught

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The Rummer Hotel

Despite its name, The Rummer is not actually a hotel. The title comes from its once being a public house, and the outside of the building, in a small alley

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Skinny's Lounge

An oasis amid the tourist joints of Boat Quay and Clarke Quay, Skinny's is a textbook perfect little dive bar, owned and operated by bartenders with serious

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CV Distiller

Huge collection of whiskies and rums. Simple classic cocktails. We've listed this as being in the central area - it is but it's also a short taxi ride

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Pouring Ribbons

Joaquin Simo's resume reads like a lot of the truly great, classic-cocktail-bar bartenders. He cut his teeth in loud dives and busy restaurants before

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Baba Au Rum

Thanos Prunarus is a regarded rum expert, a pioneer bartender for the Greek bartending scene and his bar is considered the first contemporary cocktail

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Jose Tapas Bar

José is a wonderfully authentic sherry and tapas bar occupying a tiny corner shop mid-way down Bermondsey Street. As well as hailing from the home of

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The Nightjar

Some will find the whole Nightjar experience overly poncy but others will love the attentive service and incredible attention to detail evident in the

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A for Athens

A for Athens is a contemporary hotel in the centre of Athens that's known for its rooftop cocktail bar that overlooks Monastiraki square below with panoramic

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Atlas

Epic art deco lobby bar with over 1100 gins in a three-storey back bar tower. We’re familiar with hotels spending seven figures on a statement lobby

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Milk Thistle

The major attraction for this bar is its location - an impressive heritage Grade II Listed building, restored to its former glory by the owners. Stretching

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Kolokotroni 9

Pronounced kollo-cot-rony this bar takes its name from the street on which it sits, which in turn is named after the hero of Greek revolution. Thankfully,

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Bar Hemingway

A mixed international upscale hotel elite give this famous little cocktail bar something of the air of an upmarket shrink's waiting room. And Colin Field,

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Revel Cafe & Bar

Chris McMillian and his wife Laura are two of the best-known characters in the New Orleans bar scene. Indeed, Chris is one of the city's most regarded

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Bitters & Love

Despite relocation to a standalone space in Telok Ayer Street, this popular cocktail bar retains its speakeasy feel. A discreet doorway - look for the

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Barreldier

Mario Basso, the Italian owner and bar manager gives this small corner bar a very homely feel with an Italian touch - it's great for appetitivos and classic

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FAM

FAM bar and kitchen, situated in the West End of London, has launched as a collaboration by Megs Miller, Dre Masso, Rhys Wilson, Eric Yu and Martin Malley.

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TT Liquor

This impressive three floor venue boasts a cinema, a cellar cocktail bar and specialist liquor store stocking over 1,000 products, many of them rare and

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Happiness Forgets

Happiness Forgets is not only a firm favourite with the eastern locals but has very much become the bartender's bar in London. Happiness remains underground,