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Scarfes Bar

Scarfes Bar

Hotel Bar and Cocktail Bar££££
Holborn and Covent Garden, London
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    "Excellent drinks, attentive staff and live jazz 🎷"(7 Tips)
    "Definitely one of the best bars in London."(3 Tips)
    "One of the top ranked bars in the world .. So classy !!"(6 Tips)
    Chris S.
    "Ambience, Mixology, Music & Quirkiness."(5 Tips)
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  • live music
  • good for dates
  • bar
  • trendy
  • good service
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  • Ben E.heart icon on user image
    Ben EngenAugust 10, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Possibly my favorite place in London. Amazing setting, excellent cocktails and just killer live music every night. Perfect place for some relaxed listening to classic covers of all stripes.
    Upvoted Apr 11
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    Kweku FolsonMarch 24, 2015
    A very fancy bar, with accordingly fancy prices. £65 for 4 gin and tonics. However it's a great place for the start of a date and they will be suitably impressed. Recommended!
    Upvoted Apr 10
  • Chris S.heart icon on user image
    Chris ShanahanAugust 16, 2019
    Ambience, Mixology, Music & Quirkiness. The staff are knowledgeable and smartly dressed, the menus are well thought out and the live music adds a great vibe. Ask for a pin lapel badge of Scarfe! ♥️
  • Evina D.heart icon on user image
    Evina DiamOctober 19, 2018
    Lush interiors, sophisticated atmosphere, loved it! Cocktails are expensive, no doubt about that, but they are fabulous! If you like sweet cocktails, try 50/50. A surprise!
  • Maria K.heart icon on user image
    Maria KSeptember 9, 2018
    Amazing and innovative cocktails in a beautiful setting. The cocktail menu with caricatures by Gerald Scarfe is an attraction in itself.
  • Kostasheart icon on user image
    KostasDecember 7, 2022
    Definitely one of the best bars in London. Great music (at least when we visited there was a fantastic band playing well-known songs). Must visit.
  • Brad T.heart icon on user image
    Brad TOctober 15, 2014
    Nothing like finding a great craft cocktail bar. Plenty of great house drinks but don't be afraid to try the old standards.
  • Ed B.heart icon on user image
    Ed BorisMarch 24, 2015
    Fantastic bar, great service, the barman made us testing a fantastic homemade cocktail. Expensive, but worth it.
  • Lizzie P.
    Lizzie PNovember 2, 2017
    Absolutely worth a visit for the live jazz band, cosy atmosphere & antique decor 🎺🎤 🎼
  • Andreasheart icon on user image
    AndreasJune 28, 2021
    Probably the best bar in London. Excellent drinks, attentive staff and live jazz 🎷
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    .March 9, 2017
    Try: lamb chops, grilled cheese sandwich, mozzarella pizza and masala chips👌🏼 modern Indian food.. live jazz music 💃🏿
  • Bogdan Z.heart icon on user image
    Amazing vibe, live music, perfect ambiance, friendly and fantastic service (shouts to Andrea). Just a really pleasant, social place, what a bar should be.
  • Ierax H.heart icon on user image
    Ierax HolargeusJanuary 20, 2022
    Perhaps the best hotel bar in London. Nice cocktails, live jazz music, spacious environment, outstanding decoration. You can’t be left unimpressed. A must-visit.
  • GregWasThereheart icon on user image
    GregWasThereJuly 15, 2019
    Amazing bar. Perfect for a business drink or a late drink after a dinner in the area.
  • Kry S.heart icon on user image
    Kry StianJune 21, 2015
    Great live music, friendly staff, cool drinks and tasty bites. Their sofas are incredibly comfortable and just beg for long conversations.
  • Amberheart icon on user image
    AmberFebruary 9, 2019
    Cozy spot for a good drink and open late. They also have live music at the weekends. Not your typical hotel bar.
  • Paul G.heart icon on user image
    Paul GallagherFebruary 21, 2016
    Great ambience, tasty bar snacks and well mixed drinks. Recommend
  • Anna S.heart icon on user image
    Anna SzypkowskaApril 4, 2019
    Lovely place for a cocktail. Expensive as one coctail is £20 but the ambiance and live jazz music is worth it
  • John C.heart icon on user image
    John ClineOctober 18, 2018
    The cocktails are 💯, and the menu is a fun read no matter what you get
  • Levent A.heart icon on user image
    Levent AkgermanFebruary 10, 2018
    Go and enjoy ragtime, blues and bebop with Nick and Kitty on Saturdays starting at 9pm!
  • Adunni A.heart icon on user image
    Adunni AdamsMarch 8, 2016
    Amazing cocktails and the service is even better. A bar to be fabulous in!
  • pɹoɟuɐs@heart icon on user image
    pɹoɟuɐs@July 19, 2018
    Been here 25+ times
    Ask one of the elegant hosts for a pin...
  • Jen L.heart icon on user image
    Jen LiangJune 26, 2017
    Been here 5+ times
    Great signature cocktails. Great bartenders and live music.
  • Brian D.heart icon on user image
    Brian DammeirJuly 2, 2016
    Life jazz, awesome cocktails, surprisingly good Indian food. Basically heaven on earth. Prepare to spend for it, though.
  • Yoonie S.heart icon on user image
    Yoonie SApril 8, 2018
    Beautiful setting, great bartenders who know their drinks!
  • Emmanuel X.heart icon on user image
    Emmanuel XSeptember 16, 2022
    The vibe and the cocktails are always on point. But get here early there's a strict capacity policy at the door
  • Genevieve H.heart icon on user image
    Genevieve HoJuly 31, 2016
    Stunning furnishing and great cocktails, though on pricier end
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    Axel MarteOctober 12, 2023
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    NmDecember 22, 2021
    One of the top ranked bars in the world .. So classy !!
  • Avocado F.heart icon on user image
    Avocado FuzzMarch 12, 2014
    Whiskey, Whiskey, Whiskey. The selection of Campeltown's is extraordinary and reasonably priced.
  • Tadhg E.heart icon on user image
    Tadhg EnrightDecember 23, 2018
    What a gem! Class, ambience, wonderful cocktails and superb vibe.
  • David G.heart icon on user image
    David GeeNovember 9, 2015
    Fancy and suave. Great place for a drink one evening or a day time coffee
  • Daniel K.heart icon on user image
    Daniel KolodziejSeptember 10, 2017
    Opulent setting, with a subtle edgy twist. Fantastic cocktails.
  • Andy K.heart icon on user image
    Andy KanenasJune 16, 2019
    Amazing cocktails and ambience!
  • Freshheart icon on user image
    FreshMay 2, 2017
    Great quality of cocktails and live performances
  • Mia K.heart icon on user image
    Mia KaramSeptember 11, 2017
    Love the extensive gin list and the jazz singers
  • Inna K.heart icon on user image
    Inna KaterinaNovember 9, 2019
    Bloody Mary is absolutely perfect
  • Dan M.heart icon on user image
    Dan M.December 29, 2013
    Whisky is the name of the game here. Scotland, Japan, Scandinavia and even Taiwan
  • Natalie V.heart icon on user image
    Natalie VMay 16, 2018
    Excellent cocktails and live music
  • Harmz S.
    Harmz SinghMay 11, 2014
    The Indian whisky menu is great. A definite must.
  • Moh 〰.heart icon on user image
    Moh 〰️November 11, 2019
    Lovely place to listen to the life show of jazz music
  • DxbMheart icon on user image
    DxbMAugust 26, 2023
    Loved it. Great service too.
  • Michael H.
    Michael HadwinSeptember 21, 2014
    Classy cocktails made well. Prices to match.
  • jason p.heart icon on user image
    jason pFebruary 19, 2017
    Great bar. One of my favourites.
  • Andrew L.heart icon on user image
    Andrew LAugust 1, 2017
    Live music. Cocktails.
  • Tarahheart icon on user image
    TarahMay 16, 2016
    Great live music & atmosphere
  • Ben E.heart icon on user image
    Ben EngenSeptember 6, 2022
    Been here 5+ times
    Dim light, candles, piano music, and overpriced cocktails. What could be more my speed?
  • Brad T.heart icon on user image
    Brad TOctober 15, 2014
    The Sazerac Scarves style.
  • Mischa L.heart icon on user image
    Mischa LumiereNovember 3, 2015
    Beautiful bar, great atmosphere
  • Daniel N.heart icon on user image
    Daniel NelsonNovember 25, 2018
    Great gin selection
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