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Blue Bar

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Address: Wilton Place | The Berkeley Hotel, London SW1X 7RL, England
Phone Number:
+44 20 7107 8866
12:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 01:00

One of London's most sought-after destinations since it opened in 2000, the...

One of London's most sought-after destinations since it opened in 2000, the Blue Bar sets London's bar scene alight with the most sophisticated, colourful cocktails in town. The Blue Bar was extended into a state-of-the-art glass pavilion during 2016, giving it a new spaciousness and a contemporary twist, yet retaining all of the iconic Lutyens Blue panelling originally conceived by David Collins Studio. It also still has its original Edwin Lutyens lighting, alongside new furnishings by Collins's protégé Robert Angell. The extended, lighter space encourages a lively ambience, in which our skilled and knowledgeable mixologists can serve up exclusive signature cocktails with impeccable style and a touch of razzle-dazzle

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Part of the Berkeley Hotel, we visited at lunchtime and virtually had the place to ourselves. Pricey drinks but nice nibbles. Not much of a view so just people watch.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Minster on Sea
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Minster on Sea
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190 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Part of the Berkeley Hotel, we visited at lunchtime and virtually had the place to ourselves. Pricey drinks but nice nibbles. Not much of a view so just people watch.

Thank SkateMinsteronSea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wife and I enjoyed some pre- dinner cocktail here and we're well looked after with some excellent service and great tasting drinks. The accompanying snacks were really tasty, overall a lovely start to our evening.

Thank Jonners0910
Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Picking new cocktails is always a gamble but we had 4 between us and there were no winners. I was really surprised the decor was so uninspired and lacking in luxurious style. The only plus was the service and free nibbles. Much better options in London.

Thank Ben F
Daniel B, Director of Food and Beverage at Blue Bar, responded to this review

Dear 'Ben F', Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to the Blue Bar. We value feedback from all of our guests and I was sorry to read that we failed to meet your expectations with regards to the cocktails and décor. Nonetheless, I am delighted to hear that our team could provide you with the... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Absolutely gorgeous bar at the Berkley Hotel in Knightsbridge, with the perfect relaxed and special atmosphere. The cocktails were excellent, as was the service. A real treat!

Thank Hert3284
Daniel B, Director of Food and Beverage at The Berkeley Hotel at Blue Bar, responded to this review

Dear 'Hert3284' , Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to the Blue Bar. We are delighted you chose us as the location for your recent celebration and you found the cocktails and atmosphere to your liking. I will be sure to share your comments with the team, and we hope we will have the opportunity of... More 

Horsham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Obviously a bar in a 5* hotel in Knightsbridge is not going to be cheap, so don't come here if you are on a strict budget. However, as one would expect from a bar like this, the service was very good, and the drinks I tried were also very well made. The truffle infused nuts they offer are also exceptionally... More 

Thank Marcus L
Daniel B, Director of Food and Beverage at The Berkeley at Blue Bar, responded to this review

Dear 'Marcus L', Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to the iconic Blue Bar. We always value feedback from our guests, and we are so glad that you enjoyed not only the cocktails, but the decor of the venue, and the service we delivered. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Berkeley soon. Kind... More 

London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Really nice bar for great drinks and impeccable service. Quiet and refined, this place is a nice escape. A good place to catch up with friends or impress someone.

Thank CRV711
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Been to this venue on many occasions but the staff have really mastered cocktail making and have a vast range available! We tried some bar good as well and that too was very very good!

Thank Thomas1Ward
Saint Brélade,Jersey.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

The Blue Bar at the Berkeley used to be a favourite place to have a glass or two of champagne and since it has been refurbished it has lost its charm and atmosphere!! It was like sitting in an airport bar, sorry we did not enjoy the massive size. The service was indifferent!!

Thank Govind4856
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Recently went here for pre-dinner drinks with friends. The staff were friendly and attentive. The drinks (cocktails) were good if a little pricey (but not much so for a London hotel). Good atmosphere and table snacks. Worth a visit.

Thank Kevin H
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Great place to go for late evening drinks and to chat! The music is great and quite loud (in a good way) so it has a great vibe, but not really the place for dancing!

Thank Katie J

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