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The Library Bar

#120 of 1,335 Nightlife in London
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Special bar for a special birthday

Fabulous experience at the library bar. Myself and friends thought it would be a nice treat to try... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2017
fayeb000
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London, United Kingdom
Relaxed and exquisite with outstanding friendliness

The welcoming and warm atmosphere created by the staff at this exquisite "hidden treasure" is... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2017
annorask
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London, United Kingdom
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2 Dec 2017
“Special bar for a special birthday”
29 Oct 2017
“Relaxed and exquisite with outstanding friendliness”
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A destination in itself, The Library bar attracts guests in residence and locals alike. Retaining an intimate, club-like atmosphere with a welcoming ambience, the distinguished surroundings provide the perfect opportunity to soak up the bar's...more
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Hyde Park Corner | The Lanesborough, London SW1X 7TA, England
Belgravia
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Reviewed December 2, 2017

Fabulous experience at the library bar. Myself and friends thought it would be a nice treat to try the Library for my birthday drinks and it was exactly that! There's a warm friendly feel to the place and from the staff, and it has a...More

2  Thank fayeb000
LanesboroughTeam, General Manager at The Library Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018

Dear fayeb000, Thank for taking the time to write this review following your birthday celebrations in the Library Bar. We are delighted to hear that you felt a warm and friendly atmosphere and that you enjoyed the live pianist playing. The Bar Manager Mickael Perron...More

Reviewed October 29, 2017

The welcoming and warm atmosphere created by the staff at this exquisite "hidden treasure" is outstanding. Drinks are very good, service polite, warm and friendly. And the live piano music almost every night adds further comfort to tired bodies and souls. Somewhat expensive but absolutely...More

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LanesboroughTeam, General Manager at The Library Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2017

Dear annorask, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to The Library Bar. We are thrilled that you think of the bar as a hidden treasure, and were impressed by the atmosphere and service. Bar Manager Mickael Perron and his team...More

Reviewed October 21, 2017

Perfect! Sophisticated and comfortable environment.Great place with fantastic personal, and a cozy atmosphere.More

Thank adrian b
LanesboroughTeam, General Manager at The Library Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2017

Dear Adrian B, On behalf of The Lanesborough, thank you for reviewing The Library Bar. I am thrilled to hear you enjoy the atmosphere, and of course the team who look after all of our guests. We look forward to hopefully seeing you again very...More

Reviewed October 18, 2017

Dropped by here for after dinner drinks. What a well run establishment! We sat at the bar and watched as the two expert bartenders created one conception after another, while conversing with us as we waited for our turn. We both ordered cocktails and they...More

Thank Rob B
LanesboroughTeam, General Manager at The Library Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2017

Dear Rob B, Thank you very much for your review of your recent visit to The Library Bar. We are thrilled that you had such a wonderful time, and had the opportunity to discuss drinks with our team. Mickael Perron, the Library Bar Manager, is...More

Reviewed September 17, 2017

Tekin Acikyildiz was in charge on Saturday evening and he and his team provided a superb evening. Well prepared cocktails, unlimited accompaniments and linen squares in abundance. A comprehensive drinks menu. A delicious 'Bar Snack' menu and delightful service. An accomplished pianist provided musical accompaniment...More

Thank Duncal
LanesboroughTeam, General Manager at The Library Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2017

Dear Duncal, On behalf of the team at The Lanesborough, thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to The Library Bar. I am so pleased that you were impressed by the team, in particular Tekin, and I will absolutely pass on...More

Reviewed September 16, 2017

Visited this bar for the first time last night and it completely exceeded any expectations. The service was unpararelled as the staff is so friendly and professional. It almost felt like stepping back in time to another era. One of the staff who may have...More

Thank ShaneB183
LanesboroughTeam, General Manager at The Library Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2017

Dear Shane B, Thank you for providing us feedback of your recent visit to The Library Bar. I am thrilled that you and your girlfriend enjoyed your time with us. Our Bar Manager, Mickael Perron, has a highly passionate team, who all strive to ensure...More

Reviewed September 13, 2017

Just completed 5 night stay at the glorious Lanesborough hotel (best 5 star hotel), and visited the magnificent and opulent Library bar on 3 different evenings. The décor is sumptuous and the service out of this world. A special thank you to Michael for taking...More

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LanesboroughTeam, General Manager at The Library Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2017

Dear travelinspiration, I want to thank you for taking the time to review your experience of The Library Bar during your recent stay with us at The Lanesborough. Firstly, I am delighted that you were able to experience the wonderful piano music during the evenings,...More

Reviewed September 7, 2017

The Library Bar at the Lanesborough is a sophisticated environment. The bartenders make drinks thoughtfully and go the extra mile to serve you. The drinks are delicious. In particular, I enjoyed a wonderful Pimm's cup made by Lorenzo Rocci, the head bartender. The quality of...More

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LanesboroughTeam, General Manager at The Library Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

Dear acfroio, Thank you for reviewing your recent visit to The Library Bar. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your drink mixed by Lorenzo; I will absolutely pass on your feedback to him and the team. We look forward to welcoming you back to The...More

Reviewed September 5, 2017

There's so many good things about the Library Bar. It's in the heart of London, but is a secret gem. The staff are amazing -- attentive, discreet, with an easy-going charm. The cocktails are out of this world. One was served with a peacock feather;...More

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LanesboroughTeam, General Manager at The Library Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

Dear Melbradman, Thank you for reviewing your recent visit to The Library Bar. It is excellent to hear that you were impressed by our team's mixology skills. Our Bar Manager Mickael Perron is passionate about creating a welcoming, vibrant atmosphere with attentive service, and we...More

Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

We just spent a week at the Lanesborough for Holiday and frequently ended our day with a night cap at The Library Bar. Before I get into the review, I would like to acknowledge our primary server, Vinay (hopefully I spelled his name correctly) for...More

2  Thank Brian C
LanesboroughTeam, General Manager at The Library Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

Dear Brian C, Thank you for reviewing your experience of The Library Bar during your recent visit to The Lanesborough. Firstly, thank you for taking the time to write such detailed comments; it really does help us to consistently improve service. I am thrilled that...More

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pabajic
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Dear pabajic, You do not need to pre-book for drinks in the Library Bar. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you soon! Kind regards, Marco Novella Managing Director
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