Honeymooning in the capital? Add a little spice to your honeymoon with a visit to some of the best bars in London!
Happiness Forgets, Hoxton Square
If you’re after amazing cocktails, this small and cosy speakeasy is perfect after a dinner in the restaurant above. It can get busy but that’s what comes from a popular bar. The prices aren’t extortionate and the service is slick – a great hidden gem.
Purl London, Blandford Street
Whilst it may be a little overrated just for drinks, the cocktail masterclasses are definitely worth booking; great tips and flamboyant theatrics – think fogs, foams and aromas!
Albertine, Shepherd’s Bush
A wonderful wine bar in Shepherd’s Bush, this treat has 150 bottles on the wine list from around the world. The bar is a cosy pew-lined room and they serve some amazing cheeses – why not share a charcuterie board over a glass of finest red?
The Gibson, Old Street
A cocktail bar with some serious class. The staff are very knowledgable and the cocktails are created with passion, often accompanied with nibbles and a little background piano music for the perfect atmosphere.
Callooh Callay, Rivington Street
A funky cocktail bar which you enter through an old wardrobe (yes indeed!) The drinks are great, the decor is quirky plus they’ve won various awards – an ideal spot to start a night out.
The Bar With No Name, Colebrooke Row
An award-winning cocktail bar tucked away on Colebrooke Row, where the cocktails are presented with outstanding flavours and service is impeccable – you must book a table in advance though as it’s so popular.
Opium Cocktail & Dim Sum Parlour, China Town
Cocktail lovers rejoice! This bar in China town is a hidden gem, so hidden you might miss it as there’s no sign outside, just a very patient doorman. it occupies the whole house and has a great atmosphere – perfect for an escape from the crowds outside.
Oriole, East Poultry Avenue
A sumptuous space with a cute and quirky atmosphere. a little expensive but worth every penny – the choice of cocktails is brilliant and the live music is the perfect addition.