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The Gin Palace

#2,511 of 18,244 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$
372 Strand, London WC2R 0JJ, England
+44 20 7379 4737
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  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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$$ - $$$
372 Strand, London WC2R 0JJ, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Extensive Gin Selection
"The gin palace is a lovely place to relax and enjoy a custom cocktail"
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2. Relax and Unwind
"a great place to unwind after day of sightseeing"
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3. Perfect Setting For A Cocktail
"A welcome place to unwind - pre theatre or meeting with friends"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When this becomes busy then the bar staff cannot cope, but at averagely busy times it is rather a nice place to have a drink sitting on comfortable seats, with a few bar nibbles. Because the furnishings are plush, and the floor is carpeted, there...More

Thank straysheep
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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Part of my birthday treats this week was a re-visit to the comedy club at the Strand Palace hotel and the evening continued afterwards at the Gin Palace cocktail bar in the hotel. The service here was exceptional, with fantastically made and presented cocktails. The...More

2  Thank giancarlosapelli
Patrick B, Manager at The Gin Palace, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Dear Giancarlo, Thank you for the 5 star review! I will ensure Stefania receives these thanks! Kind Regards, Patrick Baptist

Reviewed October 29, 2018

Credit where it's due, it does have a good selection of gins but nothing too out of the ordinary to make it truly stand out for proper gin drinkers. But wow, the prices will leave you stunned! Chose a Four Pillars gin and tonic. It's...More

Thank lloydh663
Reviewed October 7, 2018

We came into the Gin Palace at about 8 p.m. and sat down at a table. We waited for over 15 minutes for anyone to approach us. There were people around us getting service, so we were clearly visible to the staff. We were dressed...More

Thank Scenic34183
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

This was a lovely place to go after we had enjoyed a dinner out. If you wanted a chilled vibe to have some drinks then I would recommend coming here. There are many different gins to try as well as whiskeys, other alcoholic drinks as...More

Thank Luisa311
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Good place to meet people as it is easy to find and quiet. But expensive (typical for the area) and service is average (only one barman). We only went there as my brother was staying there. Otherwise try other places in the area.

Thank heyabort
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Very relaxing after a day's meeting, but a tad pricy. Staff are attentive not just when you first arrive but during your stay.

Thank MaryS5283
Patrick B, Manager at The Gin Palace, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Dear Mary, Thank you for the 5 star review! Kind Regards, Patrick Baptist

Reviewed August 20, 2018

Nice bar to spend a bit of time in before or after a meal. Good service. Comfortable Nice cocktails. Suitable for a wheelchair

1  Thank Y3255BUlinda
Patrick B, Manager at The Gin Palace, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Dear Linda, Thank you for the 5 star review! Kind Regards, Patrick Baptist

Reviewed August 17, 2018

A beautiful bar in the Art Deco style . Very cosy with low lighting . Lots of interesting cocktails to try . Rounds off the evening from a shopping day nicely

Thank musiclady2018
Patrick B, Manager at The Gin Palace, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Dear Guest, I am pleased you enjoyed your time with us in the Gin Palace. Kind Regards, Patrick Baptist

Reviewed August 3, 2018

went in gin palace nice enviroment but very expensive cocktail, £13 each plus service charge, not very nice cocktail either

Thank Diane P
Covent Garden
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of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $32
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 372 Strand, London WC2R 0JJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighborhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7379 4737
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The Gin Palace is an elegant cocktail bar, ideal for aperitifs and pre-theatre drinks. Sample gins from Britain and around the world, or linger over one of our expertly-mixed cocktails.
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