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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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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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One of the later additions to Amsterdam cocktail life, Porem brings a laid back, come as you are attitude to the scene. The drinks are very Amsterdam focused,

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Hyde & Co

Tucked away on a small, nondescript street, Hyde & Co is a dark venue with an unmarked, locked entrance. Once you’ve buzzed to get in, a black panelled

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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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Rehab has what is best described as a psychedelic interior. Known for its rum selection, all eight drinks on the menu, made by Alexandros Gkikopoulos,

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Located just off the Leidseplein, this veteran cocktail bar was among the very very first to open and still continues strong as ever. In recent years there

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The Filthy Thirteen

For a bar with a name like The Filthy Thirteen, this haunt is actually a very charming affair and a bright beacon in Bristol’s cocktail scene. From the

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Pizarro Restaurant & Bar

Jose Pizarro opened his standing-room-only sherry and tapas bar further up fashionable Bermondsey Street in 2011 and so popular was it that he followed

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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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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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Crying Wolf

Crying Wolf is home to a creative, well-trained team who focus on excellent service. Spread over two floors, this bar is larger than it appears. The bar

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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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Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Company

Urban industrial loft meets Miami sheek, complete with exposed air con ducting, a red angle pose spider lamp, scallop-shaped red banquet seating and a

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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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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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London Cocktail Club Bristol

A well-known staple in the London bar scene, the London Cocktail Club chain expanded to Bristol in 2018 and the venue has since established itself as a

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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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Theory Bar & More

A high-volume bar out in the northern suburbs, Theory has crack team of bartenders which knock out simple but tasty cocktails. One to remember in the summer

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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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The Hide Bar

The Hide Bar's location below the Wine and Spirit Education Trust, rightly suggests that this is a place where folk take good drinks seriously.

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Rules Cocktail Bar

Rules was established by Thomas Rule in 1798 making it the oldest restaurant in London. It serves traditional British food, specialising in classic game,

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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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The Hedonist Project was launched in Leeds as a pop up originally, and then evolved into a rotating concept bar, that showcased a new direction and creative

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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Baxter Inn

The Baxter Inn might be hidden in a basement, which is itself hidden down an alleyway in the heart of the city, but that does not mean you won't have to

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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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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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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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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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The Holy Birds

Best described as a posh Nando's with great cocktails and 1960s furnishings, The Holy Birds is officially billed as being London's first poultry dining

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The Redwood Room

The legendary Redwood nightclub in the historic Clift Hotel was established in 1934. But when Ian Schrager took it over, the vast, grand room was given

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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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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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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,