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We bring you the best bars in London. Whatever your preference in alcohol, style, or music. You will find a bar to suit you. In our list we uncover both luxurious bars and hidden gems. Whatever your style of beverage, you will find what you are looking for. From the coolest new cocktail hotspots and the best to bars and pubs for a date to lively or low key venues. We have a watering hole to suit all occasions.

We also bring you updates on the latest drink trends and cocktail recipes. Whether you want to mix cocktails yourself or visit the most celebrated or best value bars in the city. We give you the latest news of what’s cool and what’s hot on the drinks scene.

ginuary oblix at the shard

Forget Dry January: Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Ginuary

Whilst many people are opting to ditch the booze this January, one London restaurant is doing things differently with Ginuary... By Abbie Schofield Oblix at the iconic Shard is shunning Dry January in favour of Ginuary,...
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What To Drink in Dry January

Looking for alcohol alternatives during dry January? Here are Absolutely London's favourite booze-free drinks 
Christmas cocktails

Where to Find London’s Best Christmas Cocktails

From spiced mulled cider to boozy hot chocolates - blame it on the alcohol this festive season with London's best Christmas cocktails
Best winter rooftop bars in London

The Best Winter Rooftop Bars in London

Rooftop drinking isn't just for summer; London has plenty of cosy winter rooftop bars where you can sip a mulled gin and admire the view...
Veuve Clicquot bar

Veuve Clicquot Launches Covent Garden Bar

Champagne house Veuve Clicquot has collaborated with St Vincent to open a bar in Covent Garden. Here's everything you need to know about the launch
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Where to Celebrate London Cocktail Week

4-13 October sees the 10th London Cocktail Week return to the capital. Absolutely rounds up the best places to celebrate with a tipple or two.
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The Best Oktoberfest Parties in London

Grab your stein, dust of your dirndl and leap into your lederhosen, Absolutely has rounded up a list of the ultimate Oktoberfest parties in the capital.
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Where to celebrate World Tequila Day in London

Celebrate a Mexcian favourite, right here in the capital. From cocktails to speakeasy bars, we’ve rounded up the best places to celebrate World Tequila Day.
frozen cocktails

The Best Frozen Cocktails in London and Where to Find Them

Nothing makes or breaks a summer season like a good place to find drinks. We’ve found the capitals best frozen cocktails to help you beat the heat.
Negroni week

10 ways to celebrate world Negroni week in London

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of one of the nation’s booziest cocktails with our round-up of what’s on for World Negroni Week in London.

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I Tried The Barrecore New Year Refresh Challenge and This Happened

Barrecore are challenging Londoners to a New Year refresh - four classes per week for a month for just £150. We accepted - here's what...
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Pre-Theatre Dinner in London: Where to Eat Before a Show

London’s theatreland is world-renowned - and so is its restaurant scene. We've rounded up the best set menus and deals for a pre-theatre dinner...
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What’s On This Weekend in London: 24th-26th January

From a new circus show to a wellness-themed tea pop-up shop, here are the best things to do this weekend in London
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Chinese New Year in London: Where To Eat and Drink

The Year of the Pig is coming so here are our top recommendations for where to eat and drink on the 16th of February for a prosperous and fortunate start to the Chinese New Year in London
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5 Unmissable London Events to Book Now

From a James Bond themed exhibition to Kew Garden's annual orchid festival, here are five London events happening in February and March to book now By...