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The Bar at The Dorchester

#405 of 18,246 Places to Eat in London
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53 Park Lane | The Dorchester, London W1K 1QA, England
+44 20 7629 8888
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12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On a hot July day, the bar at the Dorchester was cool, calm and chic. After all the other guest had left we had it to ourselves. The bar staff were very attentive and friendly, whipping up amazing cocktail creations for us on demand. A great little spot to spend a few hours away from the hustle and bustle of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Could easily top the list of London best cocktail bars. Luxury at its best, the hospitality amazing and the decor downright gorgeous. The cocktails are to die for although expensive you will find yourself returning.

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Thank MissMonique2000zw
Roland_Fasel, General Manager at The Bar at The Dorchester, responded to this review

Dear MissMonique2000zw, Thank you for sharing such a lovely review about your experience at The Bar. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed every aspect of your time with us and that we lived up to your expectations. It is also wonderful to know that you felt well cared for by our great team of service professionals and I... More 

South East
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198 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited after having Afternoon Tea in the promenade and also met friends who had not previously visited and were welcomed in the same way as we were coming from another part of the hotel which I thought was nice. There were some 'celebs' in the bar too which added to the experience and even though drinks were very expensive (~£20... More 

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Thank Nick T
Roland_Fasel, General Manager at The Bar at The Dorchester, responded to this review

Dear Nick T, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of The Bar at The Dorchester. It sounds like both you and your guests enjoyed your visit. What truly means the most to me is knowing that the service you received from our team members was excellent and their passion and professionalism was evident throughout your entire... More 

Newbury, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another new experience. Up there with Connaught, Claridges and Amercian Bar at Stafford. Their house champagne, Laurrent Perrier hit the spot before we had to move onto a dinner function at The Grosvenor. Look forward to returning.

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Thank aholyman
Account M, General Manager at The Bar at The Dorchester, responded to this review

Dear aholyman, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at The Bar at The Dorchester. We are pleased that you were able to enjoy pre-drinks at The Bar with your friends. I will be sure to share your kind words with the rest of the team and we very much look forward to welcoming you back soon.... More 

Las Vegas
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383 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a good conversation this place is hit and miss. Lots of prostitutes at all times. There are vars within an arms reach that are just are cheaper. I rate this five stars because the bartenders don't give you a blank, baleful gaze when you ask for a drink that is complicated or unheard of. They... More 

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Thank Chris S
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here after walking arraund London and it is beautiful! Enjoyed a lovely glass of wine before heading off to complete our day. Definitely visit!

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Thank marianne45s
Account M, General Manager at The Bar at The Dorchester, responded to this review

Dear marianne45s, Thank you for your kind words regarding your recent visit to The Bar at The Dorchester. I am truly pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and that we managed to make your day memorable. Thank you for recommending us to your friends and family. We look forward to welcoming you back in the not... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

what can you say apart form perfect. staff, interior and location amazing. A place to bring someone you truly love for a very special reason. location in the heart of London all places very easy to get to form the hotel. defiantly not cheap so make sure you have money in your pocket

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

'The Bar' became our first place of comfort having arrived and booked in at 'The Dorchester' on 18/06/16. The waitress was a lovely, friendly lady who having seated us at a sumptuous area downstairs was pleased to provide us with an excellent food menu and wine list. The spiced Prawns were a 'gem'. The layout, staff attitude, food and drink... More 

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Thank David C
Roland_Fasel, General Manager at The Bar at The Dorchester, responded to this review

Dear David C, Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed and wonderful review about your experience at The Bar at The Dorchester. It gives me great pleasure to read that the team were able to provide the level of service we strive for and that your expectations were met with regards to quality of food, drink... More 

Epping, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

When you enter the Dorchester reception area hidden away on the left is the entrance to The Bar .After many years we returned for an afternoon drink .The Bar is very cosy and the barmen very professional.Dont expect a cheap place .This is what service is about. My wife had a champagne cocktail which was magnificent .We had a good... More 

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229 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

One of the best bars in London situate in the lobby of the sumptuos Dorchester Hotel. Great selection of wines and spirits and probably the best gin tonics i have ever tasted in London. Great and extremely attentive service.

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Thank Idris A
Roland_Fasel, General Manager at The Bar at The Dorchester, responded to this review

Dear Idris A, Thank you for your kind review about your experience at The Bar at The Dorchester. It was a pleasure to read your comments and I was delighted to note that you were wowed by the overall experience. I will certainly pass your kind words on to the rest of the team and we look forward to welcoming... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions
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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