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The Bar at The Dorchester

#432 of 18,987 Places to Eat in London
Certificate of Excellence
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Mayfair
Bar, British
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53 Park Lane | The Dorchester, London W1K 1QA, England
+44 20 7629 8888
Today
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous cocktails and great service but expensive. Our cocktails were £19 each before service charge but did get a lot of complementary olives and nuts

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the thick cut chips to the oysters and champagne everything here is fabulous. My cocktail came with gold dust and lip gloss in a tall martini glass. Great for conversation as well as people watching

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Phoenix, AZ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 350 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We first experienced the Bar at the Dorchester a few years ago, when returning to our hotel close by, from a US/UK Board Dinner in Mayfair. The bar made a very good impression, but it was not until this October, that we “re-discovered” The Bar at the Dorchester. We waited for our table at Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester, next... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very well known location and a very well known hotel. It's renowned for a reason, and it deserves it's excellent reputation. Drinks are pricey and most of the staff are very friendly. Very nice place and surprisingly busy for a midweek evening.

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Vienna, Austria
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great bar, cosy atmosphere, amazing bar staff, Facundo the head bartender was outstanding and always suggesting interesting cocktails, but they are all going the extra mile for making there guests happy and make everyone feel like home, during this stay we came 4 nights in a row since we felt really looked after! A big thanks to the team all!!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visit the bar several times a year and again we wasn't disappointed, very elegant setting, the bar staff are very attentive with a great presence from the management ensuring you are left not wanting for anything. The sandwiches are the best in London worth going just to try them, one of our party asked if he could have some... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

This is a very elegant bar in the Dorchester My wife's birthday and in our option the best Champagne cocktails in London Busy on a Saturday night as you would expect. The visitors are varied and getting younger which keeps the bar thriving . Be aware you pay for the experince but worth it . A special ginger bread dolls... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

Fancied a posh place for some wine one night and decided to try this place. Despite my scruffy jeans, they let us in! Warm welcome from the bar manager, he took our coats, barman knew his wine and kept us going with olives and nuts at the bar and made is feel at home. 65 quid for a bottle of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

Quite extensive drinks menu, non alcoholic also. I chose a delicious sweet wine, to finish afternoon tea, to the wonderful sounds of the piano. Just wonderful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

Just wanted a coffee and chocolate cake from the afternoon tea menu - they made it happen and it was two chocolate cakes!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Park Lane | The Dorchester, London W1K 1QA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair
  • Neighborhood: Mayfair
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7629 8888
Description
The delights of cocktail hour have returned to London with The Bar at The Dorchester. Established as one of the places in the capital to see and be seen, The Bar at The Dorchester is renowned as much for its rich, opulent interior as for its menu of new and classic cocktails devised by world-renowned expert alchemist Giuliano Morandin and his team whose awards are too many to list. A rich palette of black, browns and aubergine combine with luxurious lacquered mahogany, mirrored glass, velvet and dramatic, red, glass spears to create the perfect nightime atmosphere. A long, sexy, curved bar boasts one of the finest selections of spirits, champagnes and wines in London and a menu to match.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Mayfair
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 if you're on a tight budget, this exceptionally well connected swath of Central London is worth exploring, if only for the chance to take a peak at the goings on of upper crust English society.
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