Viva Review: 5/5

5/5 Service 5/5 Ambience 5/5 Drinks

Known For

Their creative cocktails

Favourite Drink

All!

User Review: 5/5

Peter M
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Prohibition themed bar. Nice interior. Cocktails are great. Service could be more attentive. Food just for snacking, eat elsewhere. Made to queue in the cold even with a reservation and not even full.

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Foursquare Review: 4.7/5

"Prohibition themed bar. Nice interior. Cocktails are great. Service could be more attentive. Food just for snacking, eat elsewhere. Made to queue in the cold even with a reservation and not even full."

Peter M
Sun - Wed : 18.00 - 01.00 Thur : 18.00 - 02.00 Fri - Sat : 18.00 - 03.00

We Say

The Setting

Nightjar is one special bar! Not quite a speakeasy but we would still say it is a secret bar. If you don’t know, you’ll walk past it without taking notice. However there is a small queue and a bouncer outside which reveals its location.

The Atmosphere

Nightjar is the kind of bar you need to book before going otherwise there will be a bit of a wait before getting a table or some seats at the bar. With it being a very small venue, the places are limited: the wait is what you get for wanting to come in! Leather benches, dark wooden bar, tables and walls, red leather chairs, dimmed lights, candle lit tables and a small stage in a corner… We’re sure you can imagine the kind of ambiance! Very retro, intimate and cool… So naturally, their small stage is dedicated to jazz and blues bands, we love it.

The Drinks

Nightjar is one of London’s best cocktail bar. Yep. We’ve said it, you might not believe us but once you’ll have seen what they’re capable of creating, you’ll understand. They have an extended menu of cocktails, making it very difficult to choose, which is why once you’re in, you might as well stay for a few hours to try 2 or 3 different ones.. it’s worth it! The plus side? They don’t want their customers to get bored, and it seems like the work, time and effort they put into creating new cocktails is all part of the fun and therefore part of the experience for the customers. Their menu is constantly evolving and always in relation to the time of year and the events happening. The mixologists behind this all, are real artists!

‘A SPEAKEASY VIBE MAKING YOU FEEL EXTRA SPECIAL AND COOL ONCE YOU’RE IN. EVERYONE GOES THERE FOR ONE REASON: TO SEE AND EXPERIENCE THE COCKTAILS THEY HAVE HEARD SO MUCH ABOUT! STILL DON’T BELIEVE US? GO CHECK OUT THEIR INSTAGRAM!”

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Still can’t find us? Look for the Nightjar bird on the door.

You Say

10 comments

Peter M

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Prohibition themed bar. Nice interior. Cocktails are great. Service could be more attentive. Food just for snacking, eat elsewhere. Made to queue in the cold even with a reservation and not even full.

Sonia Louro

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Great ambience but quite dark

Katerina Skiada

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Amazing atmosphere, great music. Don’t underestimate how unique the cocktails may be there. I barely drunk mine, it was super spicy (I ordered it ignoring the waiter who insisted that I shouldn’t )

Eduardo Kerr-Oliveira

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Cocktails are great. Cozy and good live music.

Eduardo Kerr-Oliveira

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Weird, over the top ways to serve a cocktails but really good quality ones. It’s on my top 3 cocktail bars in London. Very cozy—good live music too.

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