Who doesn’t love a killer cocktail? For us, and many Londoners, Cocktail week is every week! Some of our favourite watering holes are taking part in London Cocktail Week 1-7th October, so we’ve created a definitive list of the best high-street hideouts that you can visit on both this momentous week, and beyond.
The Amba Hotel bar is a quick minute from Marble Arch; an easy hideout for a post-shopping pit stop. What’s more, Amba Hotel will give you 241 cocktails between 4-6 if you go in and say ‘shaken, not stirred…’. You’re welcome.
Our Pick – RAZZMOPOLITAN
Muddled raspberries, vodka and cranberry juice
The Churchill Bar and Terrace
You don’t have to be staying at the Hyatt Regency Churchill to take advantage of the killer cocktails and cosy settings on offer at The Churchill Bar and Terrace. With Highlands Hideaway opening up for Christmas 2018 – we think this is the perfect spot to sip on a cocktail or two.
Our Pick – CHURCHILL’S TOT
Butter & Cocoa Nib infused Rye Whisky, Martini Rosso Gran Riserva Rubino, Benedictine, Aztec and Peychaud Bitters aged in a wooden barrel
In the heart of London, you’ll find all the vibrancy and zest of Latin flavours at Barrio Soho. So, spice up your live in the cold winter months by taking a quick break from all the Christmas Shopping delights.
Our Pick – PRICKLY RITA
El Jimador Blanco Tequila, Chilli Liqueur, Prickly Pear Liqueur, Grapefruit Juice, Lime Juice, Agave syrup, Mezcal and Grapefruit Bitters
Be At One Oxford Street
Be at One is famous for it’s happy hour. Or maybe infamous… get in on the deals, and sample all of your old favourites (as well as some fun original cocktails) at the Oxford Circus bar!
Our Pick – JAMAICAN ME CRAZY
Jamaican Overproof Rum, Banana Liqueur, Coffee and Caramel
Step away from the shops for a second to re-energise. aqua neuva is the perfect spot to rewind on your day of shopping, all whilst taking in a delicious view of London.
Our Pick – FROM JEREZ TO CLARENDON
Ketel One Vodka, Pedro Ximenez Triana, lemon and cherry & lemon foam
Mews of Mayfair
Tucked away in the heart of Mayfair, the Mews of Mayfair cocktail bar is the perfect little hideaway to enjoy decadent settings and even more decadent drinks.
Our Pick – GARDEN AND GUN
Bourbon, Grapefruit, Campari and Agave syrup
Swingers is the perfect #FRIYAY hang out! Mini-golf, street food vendors, and OF COURSE a bar full of killer cocktails…
Our Pick – ANNA PAVLOVA
Bison Grass Vodka, Apple juice, Lime juice, Egg whites and Elderflower
Tried and tested these cocktail hotspots? Let us know your favourite hang out place by tagging us – @OxfordStreetw1