Buzzy Marylebone has lots of cool places to explore, from Michelin-starred restaurants to top-ranked cocktail bars that are great options for beginning or continuing your night. If you fancy a drink in the area you'll find lots of pubs and bars to try out. From rum shacks to wine bars, we've found some of the top bars in the area that are well worth a visit. Plan your next night out with this guide to the best bars in Marylebone.
Guide to the best bars in Marylebone
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The best bars in Marylebone
- Clarette – A French restaurant for wine lovers
- Purl – Jazz and mixology
- FAM – Vibrant place to relax in
- Artesian – Renowned cocktail destination
- The Marylebone – Mixology masterclasses
- The Malt Lounge and Bar – A place for whisky fans
- Burlock Rum Room – Speakeasy rum bar
- Orrery – Rooftop drinks
- The Cocktail Bar – Refined Art Deco bar
- 28°-50° by Night – Nightly live music
- 28°-50° – Award-winning wine list
- The Mirror Bar – Glitzy spot for cocktails
- The Italian Greyhound – Drinks and Italian food
- The Italians – Cosy place for wine and nibbles
- 31 Below – Laid-back café-bar
- Mayahuel – Underground Mexican bar
- The Churchill Bar – Award-winning sophistication
The best bars in Marylebone
A French restaurant for wine lovers
French restaurant Clarette is designed with wine lovers in mind. The building has bespoke stained glass windows and a mock-Tudor exterior, whilst inside you'll see bright colours and Art Deco influences. You're welcome to come just for drinks - take your pick from the wine list of bottles from France and other regions. Bar snacks like oysters and baked cheese are available, plus there are cocktails.
Jazz and mixology
Head to Purl for live jazz, tempting cocktails, and mixology masterclasses in a speakeasy-style bar. The venue is moody with atmospheric lighting and vintage furnishings. The drinks list really offers something new, taking a multi-sensory approach using scents, fog, and foam to create dazzling cocktails that tell a story and transform drinks into works of art.
Vibrant place to relax in
Escape the hectic pace of central London at FAM Bar & Kitchen. This trendy venue has vibrant red walls and contemporary furnishings, plus an easygoing attitude. The bar here mixes up classic as well as distinctive house cocktails, and you can pair drinks with South American-inspired snacks and small plates.
Renowned cocktail destination
Award-winning cocktail bar Artesian is a refined venue for sampling imaginative drinks along with canapés or a small choice of sophisticated meals. The drinks list is always evolving but features original themes like dualities. Every drink served at this bar tells a story. The classics are available too, plus wine and champagne.
At The Marylebone a typical pub setting is transformed into a modern cocktail bar. The venue looks trendy with exposed brick walls and neon signage. Try out a cocktail prepared with house-infused liqueurs and spirits. Alternatively, you can learn the secrets of mixing drinks yourself - this venue offers mixology masterclasses for groups of between four and forty people.
A place for whisky fans
Whisky drinkers are in for a treat at The Malt – this bar specialises in premium Japanese and international whiskies. By day this place serves a refined afternoon tea but later on it becomes a sophisticated bar with moody surroundings. You'll also find premium sake and signature cocktails mixed up with house-made ingredients.
Speakeasy rum bar
Discover more than 200 types of rum from around the world at Burlock Rum Room. Housed in a basement, this is a Havana-style speakeasy specialising in rum, rum cocktails, and sharing bowls of rum punch. Live reggae music is on here regularly, as well as rum tasting masterclasses guided by the experts.
Enjoy a cocktail whilst taking in fab views of the area at Orrery. This sophisticated French restaurant and bar has a rooftop terrace serving a special menu. This refined local venue serves lunch and dinner but you can visit just for drinks. The bar menu features cocktails, beers, and plenty of non-alcoholic options.
Refined Art Deco bar
Part of The Marylebone Hotel, The Cocktail Bar is a refined drinking spot giving off the feel of old-school glamour. In the space you'll see Art Deco touches, art prints, and bold colours. The bar specialises in seasonal cocktails but also offers a global wine list. This includes organic, sustainable, and vegan bottles. Light bites are served here as well.
Nightly live music
Tucked beneath its sister wine bar and restaurant, 28°-50° by Night is an intimate jazz club and bar with elegant decor that contrasts with the exposed brick walls. Fine wines are available by the glass, carafe, or bottle, including rare vintages. Live music is on every night, showcasing new talent as well as established names.
Award-winning wine list
Marylebone's wine lovers flock to 28°-50°. This bar has a terrace flanked with plants and sophisticated marble tabletops. The wine list here is an award-winner, with options by the glass, carafe, and bottle. The venue also serves seasonal European dishes, including breakfast. Private dining is also available here.
Glitzy spot for cocktails
Check out The Mirror Bar for cocktails in luxury surroundings. This glamorous destination has sumptuous interiors, metallic touches, and an icy colour scheme. Classic and signature cocktails are served, including martinis mixed to your preferences. Caviar and canapés are available to pair with your pick of drinks from the considerable list.
Drinks and Italian food
The Italian Greyhound is a calm place for innovative Italian cooking. You can also visit just for drinks and bar snacks. This comfortable space is decked out with neutral tones and also has an external terrace. Try original cocktails, Italian and French wines, and draft beer and cider. Pizzas, snacks, and sharing plates are also available.
Cosy place for wine and nibbles
At The Italians Wine Bar you'll find a cosy venue with corks hanging from the ceiling and bottles of wine filling the shelves. Try champagne and a well-curated collection of Italian wines, including an ample selection of wines by the glass. Italian nibbles like cheese boards, caprese salad, and bruschetta are also served here.
Relaxed café-bar 31 Below sits in the heart of Marylebone. This vibrant venue is open all day from your morning coffee to a late-night drink, and it has a basement bar. You can try out the food or drinks surrounded by plants and bohemian touches. Dogs are also welcome. The drinks options include cocktails, beer, and wine.
Underground Mexican bar
Subterranean bar Mayahuel is dedicated to mezcal and agave spirits. It feels authentic, with rugged exposed brick walls and neutral tones throughout. Spirits, cocktails, flights, and Mexican beers are all served here. A concise selection of Mexican snacks is available here as well to pair perfectly with drinks.
Award-winning venue The Churchill Bar & Terrace pays homage to Sir Winston Churchill. There's a sophisticated air and original photos and letters from Churchill decorate the walls. The picturesque terrace is open all year round and you can enjoy handpicked cigars here. The drinks list includes innovative sustainable cocktails, signature mixes, and the classics.