[catlist name=’bars’ tags=’london-east’ numberposts=’-1′ orderby=’title’ order=’asc’]

Barcelona Tapas Bar and Restaurant

24 Lime Street, London, EC3 M 7HS

There are now a number of Barcelona Tapas bars in London and their stated mission is to bring the authentic taste of Spanish food and wine to stressed out city dwellers. In this they undoubtedly succeed. The relatively new City … Continue reading

Callooh Callay

65 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 3AY

Whacky name, fab bar. Callooh Callay takes its name from Jabberwocky, the nonsensical poem by Lewis Carroll, and has many quirky design touches that make it a fascinating place to hang out. For example the surreal Narnia wardrobe. Enter it … Continue reading


27-29 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9BA

Located on Endell St in Seven Dials in the heart of Covent Garden, Circus is a brand new venue for drinking, dining, dancing and late night escapades. Designed by iconic British designer Tom Dixon, it serves Pan-American cuisine alongside an … Continue reading


157 Commercial Street London, E1 6BJ

Named after the architect who designed nearby Christ Church, Hawksmoor is the ultimate steakhouse and cocktail bar. The décor is elegantly simple with white walls and open brickwork, black seating, tables of reclaimed Burmese teak and a magnificent bar sourced … Continue reading

Ninetyeight Bar & Lounge

Morrell House, 98 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3AF

Be surprised by a mischievous mix of toys, sweets and luscious décor in the midst of too cool for school Shoreditch. Ninetyeight is a breath of fresh air, providing an uplifting retreat for like-minded individuals. This venue prides itself on … Continue reading


68 Rivington St, London, EC2A

The brainchild of industry legend Dan Priseman, Nola is a little bit of New Orleans in East London. So it embodies the two things New Orleans is most famous for – music and damn fine cocktails. The drinks menu has … Continue reading


32 Featherstone Street, London, EC1

Just around the corner from Old Street Tube station is Pinchito, baby brother to the award winning Pinxto People in Brighton and modelled on the same format ie a fantastic range of authentic Basque-style tapas and great drinks. They love … Continue reading


55-61 Tabernacle Street, London, EC2A 4AA

The Tabernacle, off Old Street in EC2 is one more reason why this part of East London maintains its rep as the home of cool. Set in a Victorian warehouse conversion, on the ground floor is an airy and spacious … Continue reading

The Light Bar

233 Shoreditch High Street, London, E1 6PJ

Located on Shoreditch High Street, The Light Bar is just a stone’s throw away from the heart of the City. One of London’s first cool bars the tasteful mixture of industrial brick and steel décor reflects the building’s industrial heritage … Continue reading

The Nightjar

129-131 City Road, London, EC1V 1JB

It’s easy to miss but once you’ve found the discreet doorway along a parade of cafés along the City Road, you’ll find yourself in the world of The Nightjar. Designed as an antidote to overcrowded super bars the recently opened … Continue reading