6 of the Best Late Night Drinking Spots

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Chris Zacharia by | Posted on 1st September 2015
6 of the Best Late Night Drinking Spots

Sometimes, a night just isn’t over ‘til it’s over. Sometimes all you want to do is stay out all night, just one more song, one more drink and then next thing you know you’re welcoming in the dawn and then wearily trudge home to sleep it off during the day.  And when that happens you need to visit one of these bars:

The W Lounge

What: The finest hotel bar

Why: Late night drinks in London is all about glamour and refinement, two things which The W Lounge oozes. Situated on the red carpet of Leicester Square, the glitz factor is through the roof.

Where: 10 Leicester Square, London W1D 6QF

Website: www.wlondon.co.uk

Beaufort House Chelsea

Imperial Wharf (0.7 miles)

What: King's Road Favourite

Why: Chelsea favourite, Beaufort House’s ground-floor cocktail bar is where you need to head for late night, after-date, pre-dancing drinks. It’s everything you could want in a bar, stylish, elegant, yet you can still settle in for a night, in a home from home sense.

Where: 354 King's Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 5UZ

Website: www.beauforthousechelsea.co.uk


What: Atmospheric late-night speak easy

Why: If it’s pure, moody atmosphere you’re after, head to Nightjar. Full-blooded cocktails, a masterful range of vintage spirits and late-night past-midnight live music sets on weekends – all in an authentic New York speak easy.

Where: 129 City Rd, London EC1V 1JB

Website: barnightjar.com

Primo Bar

London Waterloo (0.2 miles)

What: Hellraising modern cocktail bar - with river views

Why: Sometimes, you just want somewhere to dance the night away and let your hair down. Primo Bar, ideally located on the Thames, hits the spot.

Where: First Floor, Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London, SE1 7UT

Website: www.primobar.co.uk


Covent Garden (0.2 miles)

What: Classic all-American rock bar

Why: A legendary hotspot in Covent Garden, Roadhouse is a total riot late into the night. Decked out from wall-to-wall in convincing Americana, including drugstore signs and a fully-fledged motorbike behind the bar, the Roadhouse is a noisy riposte to its prim and proper neighbouring bars in WC1.

Where: The Piazza, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8BE

Website: www.roadhouse.co.uk

Galvin at Windows

Hyde Park Corner (0.3 miles)

What: City views from 28 floors up

Why: Supposedly on a clear night you can spot planets from the bar but if you can’t then enjoy the constellation-inspired cocktails including ‘La Nuit’ to background music by XO Man. The Handbook readers can benefit from 2 for 1 on their first drinks order.

Where: 22 Park Ln, London W1K 1BE

Website: www.galvinatwindows.com


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