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The Tale Bar at Playboy Club London

#385 of 1,194 Nightlife in London
Closed Now: 5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Open today: 5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
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Classy and hidden cocktail lounge in Mayfair

The Tale Bar at Playboy Club London is a swanky cocktail lounge in the heart of Mayfair. Plush... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2018
London, United Kingdom
Afternoon tea

We had the afternoon tea here and it was lovely but very quiet, we were the only people in the... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2018
Bath, United Kingdom
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Nov 5, 2018
“Classy and hidden cocktail lounge in Mayfair”
May 21, 2018
“Afternoon tea”
The Tale Bar offer a truly unique twist to the Mayfair area. On arrival you are immediately immersed in classic Playboy past. Vintage imagery, memorabilia, timeless beers and cocktails plus iconic Bunny service. Celebrate the essence of Playboy’s...more
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14 Old Park Lane, London W1K 1ND, England
+44 20 3504 3382
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were first through the door, had the whole place to ourselves, yet they still didn’t pay any attention to us. After receiving our drinks from the “bunny,” she simply disappeared and never came back. We sat there with empty glasses for...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing few hours spent here on Saturday the first December. Greeted with friendly happy staff who actually looked liked they enjoyed working in their roles. Shown to a table 1961. Had our gin mixing session and Andre was very informative to which herbs, fruits,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pompeytoffee22
Caesars E, Manager at The Tale Bar at Playboy Club London, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2019

Hello pompeytoffee22, thank you so much for the great review! We're always so happy to hear good things, we hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed November 5, 2018

The Tale Bar at Playboy Club London is a swanky cocktail lounge in the heart of Mayfair. Plush banquettes can seat up to groups of 4 and more, plus there's plenty of cosy armchairs to sink into for smaller groups. The 'Playboy Bunnies' and bartenders...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank krittn
Caesars E, Manager at The Tale Bar at Playboy Club London, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Hi! This is great news! We appreciate your feed back and we are happy to know that you had a good experience with us. It was a pleasure serving you as a customer and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed September 2, 2018

We went for the Cocktail Masterclass and it was a great birthday experience. The staff are welcoming and friendly from the moment you arrive. The barman (Gonzalo) really knew his trade and was able to demonstrate what was needed to produce classic cocktails. The Bunny...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank maurizioitaly1
Caesars E, Manager at The Tale Bar at Playboy Club London, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Hi Maurizio, thank you so much for your positive feedback, we are thrilled you had a great experience with us. we look forward to seeing you again very soon!

Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

My husband and myself had watched the tv series about Hugh Heffner and his brilliant business mind. When we continued our research we learned the Playboy Club was still around in London. We were so excited to go and see a little piece of iconic...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

What an experience! Amazing food, served by a really lovely waitress, Rudy. The special cake and cocktail were a lovely touch. We had the bar to ourselves, felt like VIPs. Memorable for all the right reasons! Thank you!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank April H
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

We had the afternoon tea here and it was lovely but very quiet, we were the only people in the whole place except for one other group! The staff were lovely and friendly. The tea cocktails were good but the food left something to be...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 8, 2018

Went for afternoon tea at the weekend for my brother's 21st birthday. From the moment we arrived we were looked after by the lovely Lovelyn who really made our experience. Couldn't recommend this place more highly. The afternoon tea had a great selection of food...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lily G
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

After finishing up an evening dinner at Hard Rock Café, we decided to look for somewhere local to relax and have a few drinks. Not knowing the area well enough led me to consult my Maps. Tale Bar from the images looked very much like...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Vinay K
Reviewed March 22, 2018

We went on tuesday night for a post-dinner drink. The cocktails were fantastic! The the staff are really friendly and it is a great place for a drink.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank GeorgieScarles
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Set beside some of London's best parks and home to
world-class galleries, luxurious hotels, and famed
thoroughfares, the ultra upscale Mayfair is one of
London's most exclusive haunts. Here the shopping is
haute, the dining is exquisite, and the nightlife is
vibrant. A casual stroll through the area’s chic
streets will reveal that Michelin stars and
chauffeured cars are practically the norm here. Even
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Cheryl M
March 23, 2018|
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Response from Shaun B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, They do bar snacks and light meals such as Chicken Satay, Buffalo Wings, Buttermilk Fried Chicken,Steak Sandwich, Burgers, Fish and chips etc.
September 19, 2017|
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Response from m3jal | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to be a member to visit the Tale bar but its open only in the evenings so check before you go. The members area is upstairs where there is a casino, bar, cigar lounge area as well as a dining area and private... More