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London

Things we love

Every activity involves drinking, and it’s totally acceptable to start at breakfast – just make it a Bloody Mary.
Harrods sold cocaine until 1916.
All our public bikes are named Boris; they’re not your dream ride, but they get you from A to B.
Soho. F*ck gentrification, it’ll always have its secret seedy corners.
Festival season. Every weekend from May to September. Get glitter; get involved.

Things we wish we had known

Stand on the right. Walk on the left. Or everyone will hate you.
Only crazy people and Americans talk to strangers.
British humour. Don’t take offense.
The Big Issue isn’t some huge problem we all have, it’s a magazine.
Black cabs are a rip off, but we don’t care, they’re the real deal.
Most bars shut by 2am.

Best bars in London
Best bars in London
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10 Cases
10 Cases
100 Islington
100 Islington
100 Wardour Street
100 Wardour Street
125 Church Street
125 Church Street
1901 Wine Lounge
1901 Wine Lounge
197 Chiswick Fire Station
197 Chiswick Fire Station
214 Bermondsey
214 Bermondsey
45 Jermyn Street
45 Jermyn Street
46 & Mercy
46 & Mercy
5CC
5CC
5CC Electricity Showrooms
5CC Electricity Showrooms
5CC Exmouth Market
5CC Exmouth Market
5CC in the City
5CC in the City
5CC Singer Tavern
5CC Singer Tavern
64th & Social
64th & Social
65 & King
65 & King
68 and Boston
68 and Boston
69 Colebrooke Row
69 Colebrooke Row
8 Hoxton Square
8 Hoxton Square
ABQ London
ABQ London
Aces & Eights
Aces & Eights
Acqua7
Acqua7
Adventure Bar - Battersea Rise
Adventure Bar - Battersea Rise
Aeronaut
Aeronaut
Ahi Poké
Ahi Poké
Ales & Tails
Ales & Tails
Alibi
Alibi
American Bar at The Savoy
American Bar at The Savoy
Anderson & Co
Anderson & Co
Angler Roof Terrace at South Place Hotel
Angler Roof Terrace at South Place Hotel
Antipode
Antipode
Aqua Kyoto
Aqua Kyoto
Aqua Nueva
Aqua Nueva
Arabica Kitchen
Arabica Kitchen
Artesian at the Langham Hotel
Artesian at the Langham Hotel
Ask For Janice
Ask For Janice
Azteca
Azteca
B.Y.O.C
B.Y.O.C
Bababoom
Bababoom
Back Counter
Back Counter
Balans Soho Society - Seven Dials
Balans Soho Society - Seven Dials
Balham Bowls Club
Balham Bowls Club
Balthazar London
Balthazar London
Bao
Bao
Bao Fitzrovia
Bao Fitzrovia
Bar Américain
Bar Américain
Bar Boulud
Bar Boulud
Bar Douro
Bar Douro
Bar Italia
Bar Italia
Bar Kick
Bar Kick
Bar Off Broadway
Bar Off Broadway
Bar Story
Bar Story
Baranis
Baranis
Barnyard
Barnyard
Barrafina Covent Garden
Barrafina Covent Garden
Barrio Angel
Barrio Angel
Barrio Brixton
Barrio Brixton
Barrio Shoreditch
Barrio Shoreditch
Barrio Soho
Barrio Soho
Barts
Barts
Basement Sate
Basement Sate
Bassoon at The Corinthia
Bassoon at The Corinthia
Beagle
Beagle
Beast of Brixton
Beast of Brixton
Beaver Lodge
Beaver Lodge
Bedford & Strand
Bedford & Strand
Beer & Buns
Beer & Buns
Behind This Wall
Behind This Wall
Belair House
Belair House
Belle & Co
Belle & Co
Below & Hidden
Below & Hidden
Below The Smoke
Below The Smoke
Berber & Q
Berber & Q
Berber & Q Shawarma Bar
Berber & Q Shawarma Bar
Bermondsey Arts Club
Bermondsey Arts Club
Berners Tavern
Berners Tavern
Bernhard's Bar at Boopshi's
Bernhard's Bar at Boopshi's
Beyond London
Beyond London
Big Easy Canary Wharf
Big Easy Canary Wharf
Big Easy Chelsea
Big Easy Chelsea
Big Easy Covent Garden
Big Easy Covent Garden
Bird of Smithfield
Bird of Smithfield
Bistro Union
Bistro Union
Black Rock
Black Rock
Blackfoot
Blackfoot
Blacklock
Blacklock
Blacks
Blacks
Blakes
Blakes
Blind Spot
Blind Spot
Blixen
Blixen
Bloomsbury Club
Bloomsbury Club
Blues Kitchen
Blues Kitchen
Blues Kitchen Shoreditch
Blues Kitchen Shoreditch
Blue’s Kitchen Brixton
Blue’s Kitchen Brixton
Bob Bob Ricard
Bob Bob Ricard
Boceto Hackney
Boceto Hackney
Bodo's Schloss
Bodo's Schloss
Boisdale of Bishopsgate
Boisdale of Bishopsgate
Boma
Boma
Bone Daddies
Bone Daddies
10 Cases
10 Cases

Our neighbours Ian and Will rock, as does their wine bar/bistro, our go-to local for a glass (or many). Bored of laminated wine lists that never change, Ian aka “the Innkeeper General” quit the big sommelier gig and is doing Read More

100 Islington
100 Islington

*FREE AWESOME COCKTAIL YO + 50% off drinks all night* If you book through BarChick Concierge. The first 100 people to book in through BarChick Concierge will get on Jake’s special guest list. That’ll bag you a free Aperol Pop, and then 50% Read More

100 Wardour Street
100 Wardour Street

Soho’s got a wicked new multi-level funhouse and we reckon it’s gonna be on everyone’s 2016 bucket list. This immense 400 cap space has it all: an all-day restaurant, a lounge and a cocktail bar equipped with DJs and live music Read More

125 Church Street
125 Church Street

A cozy bar on Church Street makes a name for itself with shockingly good grilled sandwiches, a decent beer garden and a stripped back basement for private events. Small and unassuming from the outside if you don’t have your blinkers on Read More

1901 Wine Lounge
1901 Wine Lounge

Liverpool Street’s Andaz Hotel has a hot new wine bar. It’s got that sexy lounge kind of vibe, but without the snobbiness – BarChick is all over it. It’s got a got a mega 160-strong wine list, with bottles from all Read More

197 Chiswick Fire Station
197 Chiswick Fire Station

Think more home vibes that high street with white ‘n bright decor that’ll keep your Insta feed looking hot and a cocktail list packed with in-house infusions and sherbets. Nice. The eggs are organic, the beers craft and the delicious looking Read More

214 Bermondsey
214 Bermondsey

Ten minutes in this candlelit basement speakeasy and you’ll be picturing yourself in a classic film. Downstairs from neighbourhood Italian foodie haunt Antico, 214 Bermondsey is a hit with the local crowd. Week nights draw the after work scene from nearby Read More

45 Jermyn Street
45 Jermyn Street

It’s not easy to get hold of a good cocktail in these over-priced parts. Good job 45 Jermyn Street, tucked away just behind Fortnum and Mason, is here to save the day with its old school glamour and killer Read More

46 & Mercy
46 & Mercy

What used to be Banksy’s old art gallery is now a slick ‘n meaty hangout with a great little basement bar. Upstairs is the HoxBox, but you should  head downstairs for the cocktail bar; it’s kitsch, stylish and if you’re Read More

5CC
5CC

What used to be a lousy leather shop on Bethnal green road is now a one-stop-party-place to booze and schmooze in. The ground floor pub is one of the best spots in the area for pints, oysters and sliders and Read More

5CC Electricity Showrooms
5CC Electricity Showrooms

No. 4 of the 5CC cocktail bars is found under Hoxton’s old fav, the Electricity Showrooms. Just look out for the neon and you’re there. For those who don’t know this area of town it’s the land of the French Read More

5CC Exmouth Market
5CC Exmouth Market

The Exmouth Arms is a local pub up for some fun times and good grub, but it wouldn’t rock our world if it didn’t harbour a dirty secret upstairs (you’re looking for the backdoor) . Okay, it’s not really dirty Read More

5CC in the City
5CC in the City

5CC has opened up its newest member of the gang below ex-print house turned classic boozer Harrild & Sons, smack bang in the middle of the city. Lucky for those needing a break from beer drinking city slickers, it’s brought Read More

5CC Singer Tavern
5CC Singer Tavern

The latest addition to the 5CC line up can be found beneath City Road’s newly decked up Singer Tavern – and this time it’s all about the gin.   Housed in the old Singer Sewing Machine building, it’s keeping things historical Read More

64th & Social
64th & Social

Totally decadent, sleek and rocking black minimalist chic. This Clapham institution’s narrow and simple front hides the three areas they’ve got to pack you all in, but keeps the warm and welcoming laidback vibes. Perfect for a chilled weekday atmosphere, Read More

65 & King
65 & King

Fresh from a make-over, 65 & King is Westbourne Grove’s friendliest local. The cocktails are fresh and easy to drink, and the vibe is energetic and fun; think neon signs, vintage glasses and booths to squeeze into with your mates Read More

68 and Boston
68 and Boston

When three of Londons best bar crew join forces and takeover a big space in Soho, we get excited. Especially when it stays open ’til 2am!   It’s a big space but split into two floors so pick your poison at the Read More

69 Colebrooke Row
69 Colebrooke Row

It’s a struggle to find, but when you see a lantern above a door you’ll know you’re in the right place. New York Prohibition era is the vibe, with a piano in the corner, if you’re lucky you might catch Read More

8 Hoxton Square
8 Hoxton Square

Soho’s tiny, buzzing 10 Greek Street has hit Hoxton. This time in a bigger venue with an outdoor terrace for sunshine days. Plus they’re now doing some big ass brunches – we’re down with that, try the scrambled egg and Read More

ABQ London
ABQ London

Slip off Hackney Road and keep your eyes peeled for the dark yard with an RV parked up inside. In you go, peel yourself into a rubber jump suit and get ready to do some science, Breaking Bad Style. Don’t have Read More

Aces & Eights
Aces & Eights

Blazoned on the outside of this North London saloon bar in big letters it states ‘Liquor. Rock. Pizza.’ Great start.  Going for the 1950s dive bar vibe, this super cool joint brings a bit of rock n’ roll to Tufnell Read More

Acqua7
Acqua7

Sure it sounds like the kind of place you’d have partied in a sequinned boob tube at 16, but Acqua7 is actually pretty damn far from that – sophisticated and swanky new wine bar in Dalston kind of far. Your date Read More

Adventure Bar - Battersea Rise
Adventure Bar - Battersea Rise

Clapham Junction’s old Adventure Bar has had a total makeover and now looks sexier than ever (for Battersea anyways). It’s magically re-opened three times the size it was before, pulling you in with a theme that is both retro and Read More

Aeronaut
Aeronaut

Looking for a pub with a circus inside? Who isn’t? Well you’re in luck because The Aeronaut has landed and it promises Big Top things. With the Fairground garden outside (not a real fairground but no less exciting), a micro-brewery and Read More

Ahi Poké
Ahi Poké

The crew behind NAC and Chez Chow have launched an awesome new poké bar (it’s a Hawaiian raw fish dish – basically like a super-sized sushi in a bowl). The place is inspired by summer beach shacks – think Read More

Ales & Tails
Ales & Tails

There’s not much for us BarChicks around these parts… apart from those rugby boys. So you’ll find us at this hot hangout from The Lost Group, this big bar and restaurant has got a huge, impressive selection of ales and cask, Read More

Alibi
Alibi

If like BarChick you love a boy in a 90’s backward cap, an old pair of Vans, a Nirvana T-shirt, arriving on a skate board… or similarly girls in cut off denim hot pants, ripped tights and a leather biker jacket – then Alibi is the place Read More

American Bar at The Savoy
American Bar at The Savoy

When Yankee bartenders found themselves out of work thanks to Prohibition, some jumped the pond to find work & the best ones came here. Over the years, they’ve become as famous as the constant stream of celebrity guests who frequent[ed] Read More

Anderson & Co
Anderson & Co

Anderson’s a bit of a Peckham institution; we’re talking more yummy mummies and village dwellers than die hard Peckhamites and Bussey Building come-downers, but legendary all the same. Their combo of banging brunch, great coffee, phat burgers and a covered Read More

Angler Roof Terrace at South Place Hotel
Angler Roof Terrace at South Place Hotel

Say hello to the city’s suntrap terrace at South Place Hotel. Bringing a little bit of Provence to Moorgate, up here you’ll find pots of lavender, olive trees, summer cocktails and a smug kicked-back city crowd who know they’ve found Read More

Antipode
Antipode

Hammersmith roundabout is a funny place, it’s all traffic, flyovers and the only good thing going on is the Apollo. So good news Jerome decided to open his killer coffee slash cocktail bar here. It’s a simple affair, nothing wanky and Read More

Aqua Kyoto
Aqua Kyoto

Escape the madness of Regent Street and don’t be put off by the tacky entrance because up the lift are two of the best rooftop bars in town. We say hang a left past the big black bull to the Read More

Aqua Nueva
Aqua Nueva

We love Aqua for it’s summer rooftop bar that has epic views over London’s skyline and the long, light and airy bar serves some killer cocktails. The ‘Inspired by Spain’ cocktail menu have things like the #NoFilter (pistachio liqueur with Read More

Arabica Kitchen
Arabica Kitchen

Tucked in the thick of Borough Market under the railway arches, this buzzing place is perfect for cocktails and sharing plates. The look is classic “raw”, all exposed brick, industrial piping and an open kitchen. It’s always packed right up Read More

Artesian at the Langham Hotel
Artesian at the Langham Hotel

There’s a very good reason this bar keeps winning ‘World’s Best Cocktail Bar’ in most of the industry polls. Artesian is the perfect combination of stunningly chic decor, flawless service and excellent drinks. However, amongst all the Oriental decor and Read More

Ask For Janice
Ask For Janice

We say dive-bomb straight into Kench and Bibsey’s grave; Ask For Janice, a gin haven and sort-of speakeasy staring straight at Smithfield market. Head down during the day for a back bar boasting 46 different gins and parent-pleasing dishes that are Read More

Azteca
Azteca

If you’re on the Kings Road and looking for fun there really is only one place for it… Azteca. Escape the hordes of red trouser wearing locals on the streets and head to this wicked Mexican joint for tequila, tacos Read More

B.Y.O.C
B.Y.O.C

First thing’s first, you have to bring your own booze! Do NOT go empty handed or you will look like a mug. A bar with no booze we hear you ask? Not our usual thing, but hear us out. Head to the Read More

Bababoom
Bababoom

Battersea/Clapham way can always do with a cool new food hangout/date spot, which is why BarChick is excited about new Middle Eastern restaurant Bababoom, especially since it’s open ‘til 2am baby on Friday and Saturday nights. There’s chargrilled meats piled on top of Read More

Back Counter
Back Counter

MI5 Secret Agents drinking coffee next to latex clad transvestites rollin’ straight outta Fire next door. It’s eclectic in this all-day brasseries slash bar, but that’s all good ‘cos who doesn’t want a side of latex with their latte? Counter Read More

Balans Soho Society - Seven Dials
Balans Soho Society - Seven Dials

If you’re after cheeky boozy fun ‘round Covent Garden way, there’s a place for that. Party cafe Balans has just opened up a new place in Seven Dials. Expect sexy décor from set designer Simon Costin with a cheeky touch of Read More

Balham Bowls Club
Balham Bowls Club

Should you find yourself at a loose end in Wandsworth any time then this fantastic homage to retro sporting chic on Ramsden Road is definitely worth a visit. The ‘BBC’ is a former bowling club with garden which has been Read More

Balthazar London
Balthazar London

Walking into the London edition of NYC’s legendary French/American brasserie feels like a serious deja vu. A perfect space for hot first dates, romantic rendez vous, long and on the lash lunching, mums 60th, or just a bloody good Champagne Read More

Bao
Bao

Taiwanese buns are the new burger in this city and it was only a matter of time before someone opened a place dedicated to the delicious little f*ckers. On the top of Lexington Street you’ll find this super cool, super popular, Read More

Bao Fitzrovia
Bao Fitzrovia

We can’t get enough of their awesome Soho joint, so we’re pretty excited that these bao bun legends are opening a second, bigger, restaurant in Fitzrovia.  Sticking with the tried and tested formula of bao buns and Chinese sharing Read More

Bar Américain
Bar Américain

Beautifully tucked beneath the chaos of Piccadilly Circus, lies Brasserie Zédal home to the wondrous Bar Américain. This art deco haven feels like you could be sheltering from an air raid or a movie star boarding an ocean liner. What used Read More

Bar Boulud
Bar Boulud

The Mandarin Oriental is a seriously slick operation, famous for its incredible service and quality, so it’s no wonder it has one of the best bars in London. We promise that wherever you are in this hotel you will not be Read More

Bar Douro
Bar Douro

Soon to be sexing up London Bridge is hot new Italian jaunt Bar Douro – you’ll find it at Flat Iron Square, a cool new hangout under the arches of the bridge. Inspired by Lisbon and Porto tapas bars – Read More

Bar Italia
Bar Italia

This family run business is a bit of a Soho institute. One thing’s for sure it has got a lot going for it: some would say it boasts the best coffee around, others would say the best breakfast, but we Read More

Bar Kick
Bar Kick

Whereas ‘babyfoot’ is commonplace in bars on the continent it is rare to find one table let alone five or six underneath one roof in London. Yet, that is what we have with Bar Kick! Since opening in 2001, Bar Read More

Bar Off Broadway
Bar Off Broadway

Byron and Rupert know exactly what they are doing at this laid back New York-style bar. They’ve got it all going on: rocking cocktail list, lower East side style vibes, good crowd, and quick, friendly service. Sit by the window Read More

Bar Story
Bar Story

Not the easiest place to find in deepest darkest Peckham. Found beneath the arches of Peckham Rye Station, do not fear the gentle rumbling sound you hear, it’s not the world coming to an end, it’s your ride home. Round Read More

Baranis
Baranis

BarChick loves a bit of ‘ooh la la’ in the evening, and with the UK’s only indoor pétanque court (think bowls on gravel) and goodlookin’ wine-sipping guys and girls, this place has plenty of French charm. These guys have got Read More

Barnyard
Barnyard

You might not guess it, but this place is from those clever guys behind the forever booked up Dabbous restaurant. The clue’s in the title, Barnyard is a much more relaxed affair and only just around the corner should you Read More

Barrafina Covent Garden
Barrafina Covent Garden

Any London foodie will know Barrafina, famous for its super bustling and hustling Spanish tapas bar vibes, awesome sherry and for being one of the first to do the whole no booking thang. Sure you gotta queue, not even BarChick Read More

Barrio Angel
Barrio Angel

This is the one that started it all. Inspired by a trip around the world, the walls (and the ceiling, counters, booths – you get the idea) are covered with random bright memorabilia from the best holiday ever – license plates, Read More

Barrio Brixton
Barrio Brixton

Another Barrio outpost has opened and this time it’s taken the party south of the river.  It’s all sunshine, tropical colours and good times in here… until some douche ODs on the happy hour that is.  BarChick swings by for Read More

Barrio Shoreditch
Barrio Shoreditch

Okay, it’s not breaking any boundaries of cool, but this Shoreditch outpost of the Barrio chain, is certainly the most fun of the bunch and a handy stop on the High Street. Expect some sort of psychedelic Latino playground or Read More

Barrio Soho
Barrio Soho

Barrio Central is BarChick’s central London holiday bar, hope you’ve got your sunglasses because this baby is bright. Amigo Hour from 3-8pm is the best time to check this place out, it gets busy, but that shouldn’t faze you, table service Read More

Barts
Barts

Uncle Bart has recently given his secret hideaway a bit of a re-vamp, and he’s so proud of it he’s added a portrait of himself as the crowning glory. It’s out with the graffitied bar and in with the chintz Read More

Basement Sate
Basement Sate

As you descend the very steep steps, you may remember Soho’s iconic drinking hole, The Player, which once occupied this subterranean space. It’s been given one helluva transformation by Cathleen McGarry, owner of killer Paris bar, Sherry Butt, Read More

Bassoon at The Corinthia
Bassoon at The Corinthia

The bar in the new palatial Corinthia hotel near Embankment is all glitz, shiny n glamour, think Puff Daddy’s crib styles: crystal chandeliers, marble floors and Champagne trollies. Influenced by music, it’s got both jazzy décor and live music, plus the Read More

Beagle
Beagle

These guys impressed us with Bonnie Gull and then they set up shop under the railway arches next to Hoxton station. Bare brick walls and black steel details keep the design clean, but it’s still got a warm and friendly Read More

Beast of Brixton
Beast of Brixton

Somewhere in Brixton there’s a secret door, and behind it you’ll find a crazy Mexican party bar with your name on it. The place looks insane, covered in bone and gold. Ask for custom cocktails, or dig into a zingy Frozen Margarita Read More

Beaver Lodge
Beaver Lodge

The guys at the Inception Group (all the places responsible for you ‘calling in sick’ the following morning) have literally moved mountains – and beavers – to bring Wyoming to West London. And we’re pleased they did because there definitely Read More

Bedford & Strand
Bedford & Strand

Far enough away from The Strand to escape the shopping bags and the orgies of theatre goers, Bedford & Strand (named after the street corners it’s on) is all hustle and bustle of a different kind. Down the stairs the Read More

Beer & Buns
Beer & Buns

You had us at hirata steamed buns and Japanese beer. Arrive at a conveyor belt sushi restaurant and wonder where the hell BarChick’s sent you. Trust us, you’re in the right place, just follow the dark corridor scribbled with chalk Read More

Behind This Wall
Behind This Wall

A basement bar, in Hackney, we always knew this was gonna be good… especially when it’s bigged up as a party basement that specialises in botanical and herbal infused boozing. Behind This Wall’s four month residency has shut up shop Read More

Belair House
Belair House

This is one of the coolest venues BarChick has seen, like, ever. Don’t be intimidated by the huge lit up 18th Century Georgian mansion hidden down a country lane in Dulwich, this place isn’t holding a private party – it’s Read More

Belle & Co
Belle & Co

Shaker & Co  have opened a bohemian drinking den in their basement… hello Belle & Co. After throwing pop ups down there with various themes, they’ve decided to introduce this new multifunctional bar, theatre performance and private hire Read More

Below & Hidden
Below & Hidden

Shoehorned beneath Clerkenwell restaurant and bar is its dark and moody alter ego, which is no bigger than your living room. Vibe? Think ironic and modern 90s West End style club bottle service; they’ve ditched the bar and focused on Read More

Below The Smoke
Below The Smoke

Beneath the most badass restaurant to hit Shoreditch last year, Rok, comes a new killer cocktail basement that’s kinda like hanging out in your mates kitchen. A mate who’s into cocktail wizardry. The cocktails have been designed by cocktail G Read More

Berber & Q
Berber & Q

Barchick had heard great things about this Middle Eastern joint tucked underneath the arches of Haggerston station– mostly involving vast trays of meat and it’s ridiculous hummus. Turns out the airwaves were right… there’s a hella lot to love Read More

Berber & Q Shawarma Bar
Berber & Q Shawarma Bar

IT’S HERE! Hot on the heels of their first blow-out success in Haggerston, Berber & Q has just set up a new joint in Exmouth Market. The new restaurant will specialise in shawarma, slow-cooked on a rotating spit Read More

Bermondsey Arts Club
Bermondsey Arts Club

Never thought you’d party ’til the early hours in an old toilet in Bermondsey? No, neither did we. But you should ‘cos this place is pretty bloody great. Want in? BarChick Concierge has a table with your name on it. Read More

Berners Tavern
Berners Tavern

Chef slash superman Jason Atherton just can’t stop opening restaurants, and Berners Tavern may just be his finest work yet! The room is more brasserie than tavern, and it’s breath-taking, with cavernous high ceilings still decorated with the building’s original Read More

Bernhard's Bar at Boopshi's
Bernhard's Bar at Boopshi's

Hidden below the schnitzel heaven that is Boopshi’s, you’ll find Bernhard’s Bar, London’s version of Vienna’s famous American Bar. Badass Brother combo Ed and Ben are homely types; the food recipes are from their grandfather Opa’s cookbook and the drinks Read More

Beyond London
Beyond London

This new Kensington spot has Chef Ian Pengelley (Gilgamesh & Harrods’ Chai Wu) at the helm and BarChick is all over it. The concept food menu focuses on pan-Asian cuisine (think Seabass and Gold Flake Steamed Dumplings, Mixed Bubbling and Smoking Read More

Big Easy Canary Wharf
Big Easy Canary Wharf

Big Easy is at it again and this time they’ve docked in Canary Wharf. Whack on a bib, grip cutlery in both fists and get ready to feast on pulled pork, BBQ meat and some epic lobster. This is suit Read More

Big Easy Chelsea
Big Easy Chelsea

Be sure to get a bib when you come in here, it can get a little messy in this Kings Road classic. 20 years old and it has hardly changed, mostly because it doesn’t have to. The live music, frozen cocktail, Read More

Big Easy Covent Garden
Big Easy Covent Garden

The Chelsea branch is epic, us BarChicks have been going for years. So it’s no surprise that the new Big Easy is a big hit for Covent Garden. We never doubted them, they signed up some of London’s best bartenders Read More

Bird of Smithfield
Bird of Smithfield

**Sexy summer rooftop pop up alert** Aperol Spritz fest on a sun terrace = BOOM. Head up to the roof for the pop up Aperol dedicated bar where you’ll find lots of hotties catching rays while sipping on the orange stuff. There’s also Read More

Bistro Union
Bistro Union

Possibly the last place you’d expect to find great cocktails, but the checked shirt n braces clad barmen in the sleepy Abbeville Village will surprise you, pleasantly we hope. The venue is all reclaimed wood, apothecary drawers, leather banquettes and Read More

Black Rock
Black Rock

When the guys behind London’s Worship Street Whistling Shop get their v. nimble hands on a new boozy endeavor, you get excited. And when you hear whisky is gonna be in the mix, you stop whatever it is that you’re Read More

Blackfoot
Blackfoot

A pig-tastic pork-fest awaits anyone who finds themselves looking for trouble on Exmouth Market. Unworried about deterring the vegetarians, owners Tom Ward and Allegra McEvedy have produced a menu that is one big round of unashamed applause for their favorite Read More

Blacklock
Blacklock

We love a good brothel turned bar and Blacklock is no exception. Chops are their speciality, cooked on a grill that the guys made themselves and scorched with 1800 hot vintage irons that were made in a foundry in the Read More

Blacks
Blacks

Places don’t get more legendary than Blacks. This is old school Soho done good and now it’s been revamped, repainted in dark sexy hues and is BarChick’s favourite place to private dine, lunch with clients or just ride solo and Read More

Blakes
Blakes

Found tucked between the streets of Chelsea and South Kensington, this 5 star hotel is the definition of opulence. Designed by superwoman Anushka Hemple you’d expect nothing less. From the word go this black building is an orgy of east Read More

Blind Spot
Blind Spot

Secret bar entrances don’t get any better than this. Get inside St Martin’s Lane Hotel and look out for a white door with a huge bling gold hand sticking out. Shake the hand and – pow – door opens Read More

Blixen
Blixen

Old Spitalfields Market has always been more faux fur than f*cking good drinks, so it’s a good job the co-founder of Village East got his hands on this old bank right in the market. Upstairs it’s a modern European brasserie Read More

Bloomsbury Club
Bloomsbury Club

Book buffs, this one’s for you – a sexy new bar set bang in the heart of literary London. It’s got a 1920’s-30’s vibe, with English colonial touches and plush leather chairs – just the spot to kick back and write Read More

Blues Kitchen
Blues Kitchen

Dirty South fans rejoice! Stop what you’re doing and head straight into Camden’s Blues Kitchen. It feels like you’ve been transported into a Mississippi Delta bar, complete with worn-in booths, faded BB King-esque posters and one of the biggest bourbon Read More

Blues Kitchen Shoreditch
Blues Kitchen Shoreditch

In true American style this place is bigger, unhealthier and brasher than your average. Seriously you’ll feel tiny in here compared to the swimming pool sized copper bar that dominates this BBQ playground. They haven’t messed around with this place; there Read More

Blue’s Kitchen Brixton
Blue’s Kitchen Brixton

There’s a time and a place for Blues Kitchen. In a big group? Organising a bourbon-fuelled birthday? Wanna stuff your face and dance it all off? Get in here. They’ve classed the old Electric Social up with shiny copper bars Read More

Bob Bob Ricard
Bob Bob Ricard

Why are there two Bobs? Who is Ricard? Why does it sound French? It’s actually more Russian than anything, just go with it. Bob Bob Ricard is a vividly coloured, flamboyant and surreal take on the 1930’s. All mirrored ceilings, Read More

Boceto Hackney
Boceto Hackney

The team behind Seven at Brixton Three Eight Four have headed north of the river and are doing Hackney proud. Boca, which is the Spanish word for mouth, is where traditional meets contemporary Spanish tapas in an exposed brick/industrial vibes setting.  Very Hackney. Read More

Bodo's Schloss
Bodo's Schloss

Whether or not you’re a mountain lover, this place will quickly become your new best friend. Imagine you’re on the slopes and you pull into a chalet for a refuel… well enter Bodo’s Schloss. You will be greeted by pretty girls Read More

Boisdale of Bishopsgate
Boisdale of Bishopsgate

You’ve got to be in the know to find this bad boy – this old school drinking den is down a tiny alleyway, so you won’t get the after work suit swarm which is refreshing when working in the City. The Read More

Boma
Boma

Wandsworth Bridge Road isn’t normally known as the place to get great cocktails but if you look closely you’ll notice Boma, a sweet little bar and restaurant which will not only feed, but also water you. Don’t be fooled by the Read More

Bone Daddies
Bone Daddies

If you’re into Ramen then you’re gonna love this place. These guys know a thing or two about boiling bones. Oh and the guy behind it all is Ross Shonhan, former head chef at Zuma and Nobu, nuff said! Inside this subtle Read More