The Best Cocktails Near Hyde Park

The Lucky Cat bar interior area

Hyde Park, the largest of London’s eight Royal parks, sits proudly in central London, nestled between some of the city’s most beautiful and affluent neighbourhoods. Visitors to the area can enjoy relaxing walks around the park, taking in the sights of places like Buckingham Palace, Mayfair and the West End.

However you spend your time in this remarkable green space, one thing’s for sure; you’ll probably work up quite a thirst! Luckily, cocktail bars near Hyde Park are some of London’s most well-known and beloved watering holes, and offer a shelter from the city’s busy streets.

Discover Great Cocktail Bars Near Hyde Park

Finding the best cocktail bars near Hyde Park can be a bit tricky. The area is so large and it can be easy to find yourself in one of the city’s overpriced tourist traps. So why not let us guide you through a selection of the finest cocktail bars in the area?

Each of the bars near Hyde Park we’ve listed below has been hand-picked by our team, and offers world-class cocktails, fabulous customer service and a wonderfully unique experience.

Jim & Tonic Mayfair

A church filled with people sitting eating around tables

Where? Mercato Mayfair, St. Mark’s Church, North Audley Street, Mayfair, W1K 6ZD
What? Sustainable urban distillery serving award-winning gin in a lively food hall

Why you should pop in for a drink: Just a 7-minute walk from London’s Hyde Park, Jim & Tonic sits inside the buzzing Mercato Mayfair food hall. Serving up award-winning distilled gin and other spirits, Jim & Tonic describes itself as London’s sustainable urban distillery.

With no booking required, you can simply stroll from Hyde Park into the Mercato Mayfair, which is located in the newly-renovated St Mark’s church. Enjoy Jim’s signature gin and tonic as you take in the surroundings of the fabulous church and its other eateries. Alternatively, you can buy a bottle of gin to take home. Also, check out the Jim & Tonic website and go to the Recipe Hub for some fantastic gin-spiration for your next cocktail!

Open from 12pm every day of the week, the Mercato Mayfair is the perfect spot for people watching and enjoying an innovative and tasty gin and tonic from Jim and his team.

The Lucky Cat Bar

Lucky Cat Bar interior area

Where? 10 Grosvenor Square, Mayfair, W1K 6JP
What? Cocktail bar and restaurant from Gordon Ramsay inspired by 1930s Tokyo drinking dens

Why you should pop in for a drink: Located on the iconic Grosvenor Square, the Lucky Cat bar and restaurant is a short 7-minute walk from Hyde Park.

This dark and atmospheric cocktail bar is an ode to the drinking dens of 1930’s Tokyo and Shanghai, and visitors here can enjoy a wide variety of drinks, including some truly unique cocktails. We love the Asian-inspired Lucky Negroni, Shiso Smash and Polynesian Punch. All the drinks at the Lucky Cat are made by master mixologists, under the management of world-famous chef, Gordon Ramsay.

Customers at the Lucky Cat can enjoy drinks everyday from 12pm until the small hours of the morning. And with the ‘Lucky Cat Lates’, you can also ramp up your evening’s entertainment with live music and DJ sets.

For full opening hours, reservations and details of upcoming music, we recommend checking the website.

The Fumoir Bar at Claridge’s

Close up of cocktail at the fumoir bar

Where? Claridge’s, Brook Street, Mayfair, W1K 4HR
What? Elegant and intimate 1930s bar housed in an iconic 5-star London hotel

Why you should pop in for a drink: For a touch of class and sophistication, head to the Fumoir Bar at Claridge’s.

Claridge’s hotel is a local landmark in its own right, and is just a 10-minute walk from the Hyde Park area. The Fumoir is just one of the hotel’s many unique and elegant bars, serving a selection of beers, wines, spirits and cocktails.

Enjoy the bar’s Art Deco interiors, and take in the opulent surroundings of the Claridge’s 5-star hotel. Both residents and visitors to London have been enjoying a quiet drink in the Fumoir since 1929, and this small and intimate watering hole continues to offer a tranquil haven from the bustling streets of central London just outside its doors.

Open from Monday to Saturday, 12pm to 1am, and Sundays from 12pm to 12am, the Fumoir also has a great bar menu that includes small sharing plates, which are the perfect accompaniment to your top tipple.

Le Magritte Bar and Terrace at The Beaumont

Close up of cocktail at the la magritte bar

Where? The Beaumont, 8 Balderton Street, Brown Hart Gardens, Mayfair, W1K 6TF
What? Timeless American hotel bar specialising in cocktails and American bourbons

Why you should pop in for a drink: An homage to the prohibition era, Le Magritte belongs to the great tradition of American bars that became popular in London and Paris during the 1920s.

Specialising in bourbons, American whiskeys and the classic cocktails, Le Magritte’s staff are waiting to welcome you with that great American hospitality and superb selection of food and drink. The bar itself is a low-lit and cosy space, where you can admire the walnut-panelled interior and collection of early 20th-century paintings and photographs, including the Magritte that gives the bar its name.

Le Magritte sits inside the luxurious 5-star Beaumont hotel and, London weather permitting, you can also take your drinks out onto the bright and picturesque terrace, which overlooks London’s Brown Hart Gardens.

Take a stroll from Hyde Park to The Beaumont in just 7 minutes, and enjoy everything on offer at Le Magritte every day of the week from 6.30am all the way through to midnight.

Mr Fogg’s Apothecary

Mr Fogg's Apothecary seating area - a large curved sofa covered in cushions flanked by two lamps.

Where? Basement, 34 Brook Street, Mayfair, W1K 5DH
What? Quirky cocktail bar serving drinks inspired by the life and travels of Phileas Fogg

Why you should pop in for a drink: Located on Mayfair’s Brook Street, Mr Fogg’s Apothecary is a 10-minute walk from Hyde Park and offers a truly unique experience. Reminiscent of an old Victorian townhouse, Mr Fogg’s Apothecary is an eclectic and quirky cocktail bar inspired by the adventures of explorer Phileas Fogg.

Take a trip into this warm and inviting apothecary room, where you’ll find upholstered furniture, atmospheric lighting and curiosities from around the world littered throughout the space. You’ll also find portraits of Fogg’s scientists, botanists and pharmacists that create the ‘potions’ you can enjoy from the bar’s extensive cocktail list.

Open from 4pm Sundays through to Thursdays, and 2pm on Fridays and Saturdays, you can stop in for an elixir until 1.30am. And get comfy, as Mr Fogg doesn’t just serve up fantastic drinks; this cool drinking spot also gives you an array of entertainment, including murder mystery nights, live DJs and even the Spiffing Sundays with Bunny Nightingale.

For a full rundown of drinks menus, opening hours, live entertainment and Mr Fogg’s other London locations, we recommend a visit to the website.