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London Cocktail Week

Shake-up your London Cocktail Week with a trip to London’s cultural epicentre

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Serving signature specials and quirky cocktail creations, London Cocktail Week is back with a month-long celebration of London’s best boozers.

Itinerary Info

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Art, fashion, food, culture, London's best bars and restaurants, things to do in London

Getting around

Close to Green Park, Piccadilly Circus, Bond Street, Oxford Street, St James's Park tube stations. Nearby bus routes include 6, 9, 14, 19, 22, 38, N9, N19, N22, N38, N94. Nearby Santander bicycles and bicycle parking available.

Whether you’re mad for Margaritas or longing for a Long Island Iced Tea, London’s cultural epicentre offers some of the quirkiest cocktail creations for you to wrap your lips around.

Running throughout the whole of October, this year’s London Cocktail Week is even bigger throwing a lifeline to London’s finest watering holes.

From sophisticated tipples at the Sofitel’s St James Bar, the glorious terracotta tones of 45 Jermyn St., or the life of the party at the W London, there’s a tasty tipple or two waiting for you and up to five of your friends.

Plus, these lip-smacking creations start from as little at £6 with the official festival pass. Learn more about how to get your hands on a festival pass here.

Our bars and restaurants are continuing to strive to the highest health and safety standards. Featuring enhanced hygiene measures, hand sanition stations and social distancing systems, so you can rest assured it’s safe to continue soaking up London’s lovely cultural offering.

Whatever you decide, get ready to drench yourself in shot loads of fun - for a whole 31 days.

Here’s our top tips so you can shake-up your week (or month) like a master.

Sofitel London St James, St James Bar

This swanky spot inside the Sofitel London hotel is an iconic cocktail destination in the heart of St James’s.

Offering guests a classic French experience with an extensive spirit selection, an official festival pass entitles you to two tantalising tipples from as little as £4.

The Admiral is the non-alcoholic option, serving Everleaf non-alcoholic bittersweet aperitif, sauvignon blanc cordial and lemon zest. Or, opt for the traditional Espresso Martini, mixing vodka, cold brew coffee liqueur, espresso coffee and a touch of sugar.

Fret not, if you haven’t signed-up to receive the official festival pass. Enjoy cocktails from the “Passport” menu, taking your taste buds on a journey across the globe.

Whatever you decide, get ready to make memories that’ll last a lifetime in London’s cultural epicentre.

Make a reservation online here. Or, call or email using the following details:

T: +44 020 7747 2200

E: H3144@sofitel.com

45 Jermyn St.

Serving tailor-made cocktails created by their in-house mixologist, using hand-picked ingredients from the Fortnum & Mason store next door, this trendy hang-out is a must-add to your London Cocktail Week capers.

Offering cocktails inspired by history, sip on a Beau’s Negroni inspired by Beau Brummell, the inventor of the modern man’s trousers. Filled with Hepple Gin, Cocchi di Torino, Mondino Amaro, Raspberry, topped with chilled Champagne.

Plus, after your tasty tipple you can meet the man himself – in statue form – as you wander down Jermyn Street towards the Piccadilly Arcade.

What’s more, discover clever concoctions inspired by the eccentric recipes of the Soda Jerks and Pharmacists from London’s very first Soda Fountain, which was housed on this site.

Bringing a glorious ode to the golden age of glamour, with its terracotta tones and art deco interiors, reserve your table to experience one of the finest restaurants on Jermyn Street, in London’s most fashionable district.

Make a reservation online here. Or, call or email using the following details:

T: +44 020 7205 4545

E: hello@45jermynst.com

*Please note, you will not need a London Cocktail Week festival pass to enjoy these cocktails.

The May Fair Hotel, May Fair Bar

This autumn, uncover an exclusive experience at the May Fair Bar in the heart of Mayfair, London's luxury quarter.

Offering guests the chance to celebrate Hanami, a Japanese tradition of enjoying the transient beauty of flowers, the bar has been transformed into a blooming blush-hued cherry blossom tree.

Marking a unique collaboration between The House of Suntory’s Roku Gin and the May Fair Bar, it’s the ultimate addition to your London Cocktail Week capers.

From £15 enjoy the lip-smacking autumn Köyö cocktail, filled with Roku Gin, Nizawa Sake, calamansi and persimmon purée, lime, white sesame syrup and topped with fever-tree soda. Or, try the signature Stratton Street Gin & Tonic, mixing Mediterranean-infused gin, Cointreau blood orange, Cocchi Americano Rosa, hibiscus and Fever-Tree Mediterranean tonic water.

Plus, if you’re looking to make more memories of the year that almost wasn’t, enjoy one of the May Fair’s package deals, including a Roku Gin experience, sashimi selection, robata skewers and more!

So, make the most of this exclusive residency whilst you can.

Make a reservation online here. Or, call or email using the following details:

T: +44 020 7915 3894

E: reservations@mayfairbar.co.uk

*Please note, you will not need a London Cocktail Week festival pass to enjoy these cocktails.

Ham Yard Hotel

Seconds away from Piccadilly Circus and only moments from Mayfair, Ham Yard Hotel Bar offers a selection of signature and sparkling cocktails and tailor-made martinis.

From as little as £6, you can sip and savour The Tipsy Bee cocktail with a London Cocktail Week festival pass in the Ham Yard bar.

Mixing Ketel One vodka, elderflower liqueur, Mythical Creatures tea, fresh lemon juice, Ham Yard honey and vegan egg white, this quirky cocktail creation is a tasty tipple to sample during your London Cocktail Week experience.

Many of the ingredients are homemade including syrups, bitters and tonics, along with a selection of home grown produce from Ham Yard Hotel’s own vegetable garden and urban beehives.

Open from 11am – 9.30pm, be sure to book before you arrive as it’s reservations only at the Ham Yard Hotel.

Make a reservation online here. Or, call or email using the following details:

T: +44 020 3642 1007

E: hamyard@firmdale.com

*Please note, you will need a festival pass to enjoy this cocktail.

W London, The Perception Bar

It’s no secret that this bar is the life of the party. With décor inspired by London social scenes, a brilliant disco ball with over 17,000 tiny glass mirrors, live DJs and colourful cocktails, you're sure to be here until the wee hours – well, at least 10pm now anyhow.

From as little at £6 each, a London Cocktail Week festival pass in this venue entitles you to four awesome aperitifs.

Wrap your lips around The German Italian, mixing Jägermeister Manifest, Martini Rubino vermouth, bitter liqueur and orange zest. Or, a Love Bubbles, filled with Veuve Clicquot Champagne, Manzana Verde sherry, pear puree, apple juice and grenadine with an elderflower & lime foam.

Plus, drinking doesn’t have to mean drinking alcohol. Try the likes of the non-alcoholic Aloe Aloe, serving Aloe Vera, T2 pumping pomegranate infusion, rose, fresh lime juice and topped with soda. Or, the low ABV Jäger Punch, filled with Jägermeister Manifest, T2 pumping pomegranate infusion, fresh lemon juice and vanilla, topped with ginger ale.

Whatever you decide, there’s a brilliant beverage for everyone to enjoy at Leicester Square’s hippest hang-out in the heart of London’s entertainment epicentre.

Make a reservation online here. Or, call or email using the following details:

T: T: +44 020 7758 1060

E: theperception@whotels.com

*Please note, you will need a festival pass to enjoy these cocktails.

Farzi Café London

Step inside to discover this authentically Indian restaurant, sitting seconds away from Piccadilly Circus.

Sip on floral and fruity cocktail creations mixed by their brilliant bar tenders, all from just £4.

Purch your lips for the Pink Velvet, filled with pink pepper gin, pineapple cordial, coconut water, velvet falernum and coconut kombucha. Enjoy the Farzi Royal, mixing Elderflower-infused Belvedere vodka, Chambord black raspberry liqueur and topped with Moët & Chandon Champagne.

Or, sample the Lower ABV Aloe Coupe, filled with strawberry & black pepper gin, clarified grapefruit juice, coconut water, Riesling cordial, peach bitters and topped with soda. And, enjoy the non-alcoholic Everleaf Collins, mixing Everleaf non-alcoholic Bittersweet Aperitif, fresh lime juice, Ylang Ylang cordial, Æcorn Aromatic and topped with tonic water.

What’s more, offering a culinary journey of colour, flavours and aromas, the Indian inspired dishes make the perfect pairing for your London Cocktail Week celebrations.

Make a reservation online. Or, call or email using the details below:

T: +44 020 3981 0090

E: restaurant@farzilondon.com

*Please note, you will need a festival pass to enjoy these cocktails.

Mr Fogg’s Tavern

Expect no nonsense tipples and a jolly good knees up at Mr Fogg’s traditional Victorian-themed tavern in the heart of theatre land.

Make your taste buds dance with delight with their signature serve Tears of Islay cocktail, mixing Laphroaig’s 10 year old Scotch whisky, manzana verde liqueur, ginger syrup, honey, fresh lemon juice and green tea.

Plus, don’t miss the chance to make the most of the autumn sunshine as you soak up some rays on their new terrace area outside.

Sitting only a short walk away from Leicester Square, on London’s magnificent St Martin’s Lane, prepare for a show-stopping experience filled with impromptu cockney sing-alongs, pints served in proper tankards, and some pretty good grub too.

Make a reservation online here. Or, call or email using the following details:

T: +44 020 7581 3992

E: tavern@mr-foggs.com

*Please note, you will need a festival pass to enjoy these cocktails.

Featured Venues

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Sofitel London St James


A Grade II listed building, the five-star hotel, Sofitel London St James lies in the heart of the prestigious district of St James’s. Combining traditional British design and contemporary French elegance, the hotel boasts 183 bedrooms, and an all-day café restaurant, Wild Honey St James; an elegant Rose Lounge, ideal for afternoon tea, and the chic St James Bar complete the experience along with an award-winning spa. With 12 versatile function rooms, the luxury hotel is equally perfect for leisure and business guests.

Read more about Sofitel London St James
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45 Jermyn St.


A destination restaurant in the heart of St James’s. The exquisite dining room and bar brings back the golden age of glamour and service for a contemporary London. Open every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner, they serve an innovative combination of familiar favourites and delicious surprises, across a menu inspired by the season and designed for a global palate.

Read more about 45 Jermyn St.

May Fair Bar


Located in the heart of London's luxury quarter, the May Fair Bar is the ideal place to refuel before or after visiting one of Mayfair's many art galleries. Serving signature cocktails and pan-Asian small plates, there's something to make everyone's tastebuds dance with delight.

Read more about May Fair Bar

The May Fair Hotel, A Radisson Collection Hotel


The May Fair Hotel is set in the heart of one of the most sought-after addresses in the world. Proud to be the Official Hotel to London Fashion Week, The May Fair enjoys some of the largest bedrooms in London, including an iconic collection of suites, world-class food and drink in Mediterranean-inspired restaurant, May Fair Kitchen, a vibrant bar, secluded terrace, stunning event spaces and tranquil spa.

Read more about The May Fair Hotel, A Radisson Collection Hotel
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Ham Yard Hotel


In the midst of Soho and moments from Mayfair, Ham Yard has an urban village feel. The hotel revolves around a leafy courtyard with a bronze sculpture centrepiece by Tony Cragg. Interiors are designed by Kit Kemp in her award-winning modern British style. Alongside the hotel's 91 individually designed bedrooms and suites are 24 apartments, 13 boutiques and a restaurant and bar, there is a drawing room and library, rooftop terrace, spa and gym, theatre, private event rooms and bowling alley.

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W London


Sophisticated and quirky, experience luxury comfort and glamour at W London hotel in Leicester Square. With trail-blazing interiors, exceptional service, a vibrant cocktail bar and an intimate spa, it’s the perfect base for exploring the capital.

Read more about W London
Farzi London

Farzi London


Sitting seconds away from Piccadilly Circus, Farzi London is a modern Indian bistro serving cutting edge, avant-garde Indian cuisine with a twist.

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Mr Fogg's Tavern


Located on the corner of New Row and St. Martin’s Lane, Mr Fogg’s Tavern lies in the heart of theatre-land. Left by Fogg’s late Aunt Gertrude to her loyal housekeeper Fanny McGee, her home has been transformed into a haven for art-lovers and theatre-folk to enjoy a selection of snacks and delicious tipples.

Read more about Mr Fogg's Tavern