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Bars & Pubs

We bring you the best bars in London, whatever your preference in alcohol, style, or music. 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.

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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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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
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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...
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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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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.
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Where to Find Frozen Cocktails in London

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.
Indoor Summer Drinking

11 Of London’s Best Spots For Indoor Summer Drinking

London's Best Bars For This Summers 'Soggy Season'
First Date Night Destinations

6 of the Best First Date Night Destinations in London

Feeling overwhelmed by choice when it comes to first date night destinations in the capital? We've done the hard work for you and picked our top spots
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9 Places to Drink, Dine & Dance Under One Roof

Forget the tired dinner & drinks combo. London's social spots are catering to those who want to eat, drink and dance the night away under one roof. Here are ten swanky places to see and be seen

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