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There are so much to visit and to discover and just peeking into the corner are the Underground bars in London. Places that takes us back to the mid-century era and also shows how this city can be beautiful on the underground!
Gordon’s Wine Bar is an institution in London’s drinking circles with the specialty being fortified wines. Served from wooden casks behind the bar, this gives it a slightly eccentric feel. They also serve a variety of English dishes and an outside seating is provided on the terrace, definitely one of the places to visit in London.
Location: 47 Villiers Street, Charing Cross, London, WC2N 6NE
Neighbour to The Photographers Gallery on the cusp of Covent Garden and Soho, Salvador and Amanda is the latest blissed-out bar from the reliably funky Breakfast Group. Calling itself as a Bar Y Tapas Y Fiesta (that’s snacks and Balearic beats until the toddler hours to you and me), it offers a distinctive rustic, ‘Real Spain’ inspired interior by Paul Daly of Elbow Rooms and Lab fame.
Location: 8 Great Newport Street, St James, London, WC2H 7JA
Their food is innovative, fresh and tasty… and available at all hours. The wine list speaks for itself – “Legendary for its iconoclastic notes. It doesn”t necessarily tell you what the wine tastes like – you have to make your mind up. It’s there to provoke interest”, says Harpers, the wine trade magazine. Above all that, it is also a great opportunity to get some home bar ideas for build a little vintage space at your place.
Location: 44-46 Cranbourn Street, London Chinatown, London, WC2H 7AN
You know that places with secret entrances, that you’ve always wanted to be at one? Evans & Peel Detective Agency in Earl’s Court ups the intrigue with an unusual entrance experience and delightful décor that’s straight out of a classic detective story. Make sure you book ‘an appointment’ in advance and also that you add him to your bars in London list!
Location: 310c Earl’s Court Road,South Kensington,London SW5 9BA,UK, SW5 9BA
The 60 cover cellar bar, launched in Spring 2012, has a glamorous Art Deco feel. Rather than steaks, the menu is a compilation of Hawksmoor classics, features burgers, hotdogs and much more, ideally suited to soaking up the carefully selected cocktails, including five Desert Island Drinks, personal favourites chosen monthly by Hawksmoor bartenders.
Location: 157b Commercial Street, London, E1 6BJ
Our underground bars had been made and you only have to start the tour and also admire this retro feel from the decor!