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Devil's Darling

  • Shoreditch
  • After Work
  • £££

Classic cocktail bar opened by an all-star team within The Napoleon Hotel with a kitsch yet elegant decor.


The Napoleon Hotel, 9 Christopher Street, London, EC2A 2BS
+44 (0) 20 3633 1006
Opening Times
Mon-Tue 17.00-0.00
Wed-Thur 17.00-01.00
Fri-Sat 17.00-02.00
Sun Closed
Insider Information
Table service only. No standing service.


  • Square Meal

    Square Meal Says…

    The Devil’s Darling was a nickname for Napoléon, a mural of whose coronation dominates the 1930s-inspired bar. The Gallic theme continues with frou-frou swagged drapes, white napery on tables-à-deux in serried ranks, and clichéd Belle Epoque posters... Nevertheless, the cocktails are a triumph. Changed daily, the menu lists just three perfectly mixed drinks.

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  • The Nudge

    The Nudge Says…

    This is an Italian-style cocktail bar, with an achingly beautiful green marble bar backed by a huge renaissance-style painting. It’s from here that they serve their classic cocktails, with just three on the daily-changing menu at any one time. You’ll find the likes of a Fish House Punch, or a Rattlesnakes, but you can order any classic you care to think of. Going down another floor, we then find ourselves at,

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