The Gibson

  • Clerkenwell
  • After Work
  • ££££

Charming art deco cocktail bar that specialises in Gibsons and garnishes.


44 Old Street, London, EC1V 9AQ
+44 (0) 20 7608 2774
Opening Times
Mon-Thu 17.00-01.00
Fri-Sat 17.00-02.00


  • Barchick

    Barchick Says…

    It’s all decked up in Edwardian style, the era in which their signature cocktail was created, but with hints of glam from the twenties and thirties as well as a cocktail menu that takes you on an epic journey through the decades right into the future, it’s a head f*ck of a timewarp, and we’re into it...With two of the best bartenders in town behind this joint, expect nothing but perfection from the drinks.

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  • Design My Night

    Design My Night Says…

    With the New Year now upon us, The Gibson should be top of your 2016 to visit list. Throughout the year it will be hosting live jazz nights so you can sip your cocktails to the rhythm of some soothing, classic tunes.

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  • Time Out

    Time Out Says…

    Various versions of the gibson feature on a cocktail list apparently working its way through cocktail history from the start of the 1900s. Expect, then, cocktails such as a white pelican (from 1908), a bamboo no.2 (1920), a pearl cocktail (1925) and a Boston club (1930). And if you fancy a classic gibson? It's a martini with the olive replaced by a pickled onion.

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