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London have great bars, great cocktail bars, vintage bars, however today I will talk about underground bars, are you curious about that? It’s a very interesting perspective.
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Gordon’s Wine Bar is an institution in London‘s drinking circles with the speciality 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. Outside seating is provided on the terrace.
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 beliefs are simple – in a world full of so much terrific food and wine, why settle for a slab of quiche and a glass of boring plonk? 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.
Location: 44-46 Cranbourn Street, London Chinatown, London, WC2H 7AN
Over the past few years, London hipsters have developed a taste for quirky underground bars with secret entrances, like The Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town, Shoreditch speakeasy Nightjar and Callooh Callay. 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
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
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