The revival of gin in London has cleared the path for many extraordinary and unique bars to appear. From classy and chic to cute and cosy, here is our list of the top gin bars in London.
This charming refurbished Victorian palace sells 45 types of gin along with many other exotic spirits, so there's plenty to be consumed and explored. If you're in the gaming mood while you're making your way through their gin list, they have a retro-inspired gaming room on the upstairs level and even an escape challenge down in the basement.
51 Lavender Gardens, London.
This bold and colourful bar is situated within The Distillery, the birthplace of the infamous Portobello Road Gin. Their gin menu is impressively extensive, from your average tipple to adventurous cocktails with spirits from Brooklyn, Perth, Hamburg and more.
186 Portobello Rd, London.
The London Gin Club
This high-ceilinged bar sells close to 200 types of gin, served four ways in unique glasses (Lillywhite and Brown gin glasses are much more elegant) with an appropriate type of tonic. There's even a cocktail menu, with traditional classics to their own weird and wonderful creations.
22 Great Chapel Street, Soho, London.
Chapel Down Gin Works
This petrol station has been transformed into an elaborate establishment, with a micro-distillery, two bars as well as a restaurant. G&Ts are commonly consumed here along with the exciting cocktail list, with the Last Minute signature always being a favourite.
Goods Way, London.
East London Liquor Company
This tall-ceilinged, brickwork bar with wooden doors allows it to look beautiful at night, with striking copper stills situated behind the bar. The amount of booze on offer is pretty exciting, along with distillery tours available, with booking in advance. Some of the cocktails have ridiculous names, yet they are serious and invigorating.
Unit GF1, 221 Grove Rd, Bow Wharf, London.
Graphic Bar is the go-to place for any gin enthusiast. With 180 types of unique gin, from liqueurs to classic brands, you'll be able to try a variety of different and exciting blends.
Soho, West End, London