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The Escapologist

  • Covent Garden
  • After Work
  • ££££

Riotous Victorian-styled gentleman's club with an excellent, extensive cocktail list.


35 Earlham Street, London, WC2H 9LD
+44 (0) 20 7240 5142
Opening Times
Mon-Sat 17.00-00.30
Sun 17.00-23.30


  • Time Out

    Time Out Says…

    The venue gets its name from a Victorian scoundrel, Baron Von Took, whose supposed last wish before a date with the gallows was to have a drink in one of Covent Garden’s brew houses; as you can probably guess, he managed to escape. Whether or not the story rings true, the bar uses it as an excuse to style itself as a low-lit Victorian gentlemen’s club... With a 20-strong cocktail menu divided into ‘premium’ and ‘party time’, the theme ends there. But it’s fun.

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