Stand-alone cocktail bar with award-winning drinks and staff as well as some pretty glorious booths.
- 157a Commercial Street, London, E1 6BJ
- +44 (0) 20 7426 4850
- Opening Times
- Mon-Thu 17.00-23.00
- Insider Information
- There's a limited bar food menu too so you don't have to go without meat.
Time Out Says…
Downstairs from Hawksmoor steakhouse, in an architecturally fascinating basement space, lurks one of the best bars in London...perch at the copper bar and ask the bartender to explain the provenance of all the various architectural features to you – and while you’re there, watch some brilliant drinks-makers at work. They know everything there is to know about balance of flavours, even in OTT concoctions such as the ultra-rich Nuclear Banana daiquiri...We love all the Hawksmoor restaurants, but this one has a bar that’s good enough to be a venue on its own.Read more…
Square Meal Says…
Once a dodgy strip joint, there's nothing remotely sleazy or cheesy about this handsome hole-up's burnished art-deco bronze and blue-tiled 1900s Steampunk interiors. Anticipate excellent, keenly priced cocktails (a frozen Margarita at £7.50) and the sort of moreish grub that is manna for savvy City drinkers – think magnificently meaty burgers, chilli cheese dogs, lobster rolls, triple-cooked chips and a chicken riff on Canadian poutine (an on-trend mix of fries, gravy and curd cheese).Read more…