Looking for the most romantic bars London has to offer? Look no further, we've got you.
When you’re in the midst of wedding planning, with stretched budgets, impossible table plans, venue logistics and more, it can sometimes feel like romance is out of your reach.
That’s why it’s important to take a break and make time for fun things with just the two of you. A romantic night out at one of the best bars for couples London has to offer is the perfect way to shake off the wed-min stress, reconnect & reignite the spark.
And, we may be a little biased here... but starting your wedding registry is another great way to take a breather & shift your focus from the wedding to the bigger picture of why you’re doing this: You’re getting MARRIED! You're planning your LIFE TOGETHER! It’s REALLY exciting! You can even lock in some post-wedding date nights while you're at it! We've partnered with Truly, who offer some amazing experiences to add to your Wedding Shop wish list - from afternoon teas to gin tasting tours & more.
To get you started, we’ve put together this handy shortlist of the most romantic and intimate bars in London. So, sit back, relax, pick your favourite and pencil in your next date night!
Best Date Night Bars In London
1. Gong Bar
Where: The Shard
The vibe: East meets West for sexy drinks in the sky
A seriously impressive date night spot, Gong Bar is 52 storeys up in the Shard. Outrageously sexy, the bar is divided into two – one side for cocktails, the other for champagne – so you can pick your poison and savour it while watching the sunset over the city. Truly, one of the most romantic bars London has to offer.
Channel that sexy East meets West vibe with the Hybrid Clarice Cocktail Glasses.
2. Amazonico London
The vibe: Lush rainforest tiki bar… but make it sexy
To step into Amazonico is to leave the grey London streets far behind and enter a tropical rainforest paradise. With lush green foliage, strong specialist cocktails and a sushi bar to boot, this place is guaranteed to sweep you off your feet!
Bring the jungle back home with you with the Mila Cocktail Glasses in Dark Emerald.
3. Black Rock
The vibe: An intimate basement bar where whisky is king
One for the whisky lovers… the main attraction is a literal tree trunk table filled with whisky cocktails. Turn one of the taps and watch the liquid gold flow through the tree towards your glass! Dimly lit, rugged and sexy, this is the perfect spot for late-night drinks.
If you and your partner love a wee dram of an evening, consider adding a whisky-tasting experience to your Wedding Shop gift list
Cosy Bars In London
4. The Bloomsbury Club
The vibe: Art deco meets enchanted forest
Enter this seductive art deco-inspired bar and settle into a secluded booth for two in the lush, enchanted grotto. Flickering candles, fairy lights and foliage set the tone for romance, while the tarot-inspired cocktail menu is guaranteed to intrigue and delight. Utterly decadent and delicious, the Bloomsbury Club is one of the most romantic bars Soho has to offer.
Channel the roaring twenties at home with these stunning Champagne Coupes.
5. Gordon’s Wine Bar
Where: Charing Cross
The vibe: A cosy candlelit wine cellar
Arguably the oldest wine bar in London, Gordon’s is a family-run establishment that’s been a local favourite since the 1890s. Descend the steps into the cave-like candlelit cellar, huddle into a cosy corner and settle in for an evening of fine wine and flirting.
For the true wine lovers out there, make sure to browse our fantastic selection of wine and champagne glasses and add the perfect set to your wedding registry.
6. Le Bar
The vibe: French chic, fabulous wine et beaucoup de fromage
Celebrating all things French, Le Bar is a cosy spot in Clerkenwell serving up all day cocktails, food & wine. If you’re looking for romantic bars London has plenty to offer, but this one has got to be our fave for cheese, wine & sneaky French kissing.
If you fancy paying Le Bar a visit, why not add their cheese & wine pairing flight for two to your Wedding Shop wish list.
Romantic Pubs In London
7. Trafalgar Tavern
The vibe: Victorian grandeur with a nautical twist
Right on the river, the Trafalgar Tavern was built in 1837, the year Queen Victoria ascended the throne. Along with stunning riverside views, it boasts lavish Victorian interiors complete with hardwood floors and crystal chandeliers – perfect for a cosy afternoon drink.
Bring the nautical vibes home with this brilliant octopus bottle holder! P.S. If you haven’t settled on a venue yet, they do weddings too!
8. The Lamb And Flag
Where: Covent Garden
The vibe: A central London pub with real personality
When it comes to romantic bars Covent Garden has plenty to offer, but we’d be remiss not to mention the Lamb and Flag among their number. Now, we know what you’re thinking… pubs aren’t romantic. But with 300 years of history and roaring fires all winter, we simply have to make an exception for this one.
Get that pub lunch feeling at home – browse our full range of beer and cider glasses online.
Romantic Rooftop Bars London
Where: St Paul’s
The vibe: That view… nuff said.
One of the best bars in London for couples looking for stunning rooftop spaces. Madison is well worth the trip up to penthouse level for the views alone… where else can you sip a glass of bubbly while watching the sunset behind St Paul’s? Worship the sun in summer and cuddle up in blankets together through winter - this is absolutely one of the most romantic bars London can boast.
While you’re in the area, why not make a day of it – add a guided tour of St Paul’s Cathedral to your wedding registry.
10. Savage Garden
Where: The City
The vibe: pink gin, live music and sunset on the roof
When seeking out the most romantic bars London has to offer, don’t forget to look up! This trendy rooftop bar is split into two – the wild-side terrace to the north and the pink gin terrace to the south. It’s the perfect rooftop suntrap for catching those last evening rays in the summer.
Capture that lighter-than-air, gin-on-the-rooftop kind of feeling with these gorgeous Bubble Balloon Glasses.
The vibe: champagne and oysters in the sky
Boasting London’s longest oyster list and lashings of champagne, you won’t be short of an aphrodisiac or two at Seabird! Surrounded by stunning city views and serving up Spanish-style seafood, this is the perfect spot to spend a sultry sunny evening with your love.
Recapture the romance at home with a bottle of bubbly served in stunning crystal champagne flutes. Add them to your gift registry now!
Romantic Cocktail Bars London
The vibe: Cocktails, live music and old-school glam
This upmarket speakeasy-style bar boasts a roster of cocktails that’s at once ultra-experimental and incredibly decadent. Add live music, a relaxed atmosphere and romantic candlelit tables to the mix and you have a truly winning combination!
Add one of our cocktail shakers or bar accessories to your gift list so you can mix up the magic at home!
13. Oblix East
Where: The Shard
The vibe: Award-winning cocktails, 32 storeys up
A relaxed and intimate lounge bar, 32 storeys up in the Shard. Sip award-winning cocktails with your love as the sun sets over stunning panoramic views of the city. When it comes to romantic bars London has plenty of options, but this has got to be one of the most special – ideal for a birthday or anniversary celebration!
They also do a stunning bottomless champagne afternoon tea – add it to your registry list now!
14. The Coral Room
The vibe: Cosy and colourful with excellent cocktails
A clever mix of elegant art deco interiors and big comfy couches, The Coral Room manages to pull off a sleek and sexy vibe with cosy comfort at its heart. Pop in for specialist cocktails or even afternoon tea, this place is a calm yet colourful oasis - the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of London life.
Channel the vibrant coral vibes with this gorgeous glassware in stunning salmon pink. Add it to your gift list now!
15. The Goring Cocktail Bar
The vibe: Pop the champagne in five-star luxury
Set in the luxurious five-star surroundings of the Goring Hotel, this is not only one of the most romantic bars London has to offer, but also one of the most exclusive. The Goring Cocktail Bar boasts a roaring fire through the winter & a stunning garden in summer, making it a truly year-round date night destination.
While you’re there, why not pay a visit to the Goring Dining Room – a Michelin starred restaurant, said to be a favourite of the royal family! Add a three course dinner at the Goring Dining Room to your wish list now!
So, there you have it – our definitive list of the most romantic bars London has to offer!
While you’re getting your London date night in the diary, why not book an appointment to visit our showroom at the Wedding Shop townhouse in Chelsea?
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