|| Whatever you’re
looking for, the wealth of bars that Central London offers
is sure contain something to lift your spirits and add
to a great night out. Those searching for a fashionable
spot to show off their latest designer labels won’t
be disappointed, but Central London equally caters for
the student fraternity and those looking for a traditional
bar serving true British ale and grub.
Charterhouse Street, is a trendy Japanese bar that provides
the perfect venue for a fun meal of sushi and Tiger beer
before embarking on a night out in East Central London.
Chill out in style at The Pulpit [map],
Worship Street, which has a fantastic selection of wines,
ports and cognacs. The alcohol flows luxuriously but the
dress code is strictly casual: a perfect combination for
those who want a no-frills quality bar.
Drink with the elite and fashionable at cool bar Liquid
City Road. With a medical and dental theme running throughout
the décor and cocktail list the Liquid Lab is a
thoroughly modern venue that doesn’t take itself
Burgundy Bens [map],
Clerkenwell Road, is a traditional wine bar offering an
impressive list of wines and a stylish interior for those
who want to dress up and hit the night’s hotspots
Bars don’t come much trendier than The Box [map],
Monmouth Street, WC2, which welcomes a mixed crowd of
gay and straight people. With al fresco eating and drinking
in warmer climates this is a good place to do a bit of
celebrity spotting and a good excuse to get dressed up.
If you like an eclectic mix of customers, check out Charlie
Wright’s International Bar [map],
Pitfield Street, for a friendly and unusual crowd who
flock to Charlie’s to sample the international menu
of beers and lagers, offering everything from Japanese
beer to Bulgarian lagers.
The lively Walkabout Inn [map],
Henrietta Street, is a hotspot for South African and Australian
tourists and is an excellent venue for unusual beers and
cocktails, as well as a friendly and sociable crowd.
Liven up a quiet evening with a visit to The Zoo Bar
Bear Street, which is the place to get you on your feet
and dance, with its heady mix of cocktails and top-notch
Serious about music? Know your Glam American House from
your Eurohouse? Then a visit to the legendary Velvet
Charing Cross Road, is a must. The intimate venue has
played host to some real superstar DJs over the years.
Those looking for a real soul venue with a sexy atmosphere
should check out Vivo [map],
Watling Street, for some of the best soul and funk acts
and DJs in the country.
If you’re looking for a venue away from the hustle
and bustle of city life try the tucked away Phoenix
Artist Club [map],
Phoenix Street. Impressive theatre-style décor
and an impressive menu make Phoenix Artist Club a hidden
treasure for late night drinking and socialising.
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