10 of the best Champagne bars in London

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St. Pancras Champagne Bar, London

London is an exciting city with its own personal take on the finer things in life. Hence, the overwhelming popularity of Champagne bars. Of course, there’s never a bad time for a glass of bubbly (from the region of Champagne). So for travelers that happen to be in this energetic city, don’t be shy—pop a bottle or two of the fizzy stuff and get ready for some top-tier “cocktailing.” Even with a jam-packed itinerary, bubbles enthusiasts should absolutely make it a point to check out this area’s Champagne scene. That said, to help keep the bubbly flowing, here are ten of the best Champagne bars in London.

10/10 Vertigo 42

First up, Vertigo 42 sits atop an icon Tower and promises its patrons a taste of the high life paired with the incredible sights of the city’s skyline. Here, lovers of all things bubbly can quench their thirst with a superb Laurent-Perrier Champagne flight and marvel at the metropolis below. But that’s not all; other phenomenal brands like the aromatic Ruinart Blanc de Blancs are there for the sipping. So, if this sounds like your cup of afternoon tea, then we suggest you book ahead and reserve the seats that offer gorgeous unobstructed views.

  • Location : 25 Old Broad St, London EC2N 1HN, UK.
  • Hours : Open Monday through Friday, 12 pm to 430 pm, and Monday through Saturday, 5 pm to 11 pm.

9/10 The Leopard Bar

For Champagne connoisseurs in need of some quirkiness to go with the sparkly stuff, The Leopard Bar should definitely do the trick. This safari-themed cocktail lounge has bold prints and a diverse selection of Champagne types that are worth every pound or penny. Stay at Hotel 41 and enjoy this unique little spot for your entire respite.

  • Location : 15 Montague St, London WC1B 5BJ, Uk.
  • Hours : Open Monday through Friday, 12 pm to 430 pm, and Monday through Saturday, 5 pm to 11 pm.

8/10 Champagne + Fromage

A glass of the finest Champagne with a zesty cheese pairing might be new to some. But at Champagne + Fromage, this semi-unconventional afternoon snack is what they’re all about. Here, champers fans can delight in a variety of Champagne-focused events, including tasting, masterclasses, and so much more at multiple locations throughout the London area.

  • Location : Covent Garden, 22 Wellington St., London WC2E 7DD, UK.
  • Hours : Monday, 5 pm to 10 pm; Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 1 pm to 10 pm; Friday & Saturday, noon to 11 pm; and Sunday noon to 9 pm.

7/10 Laurent-Perrier Champagne Bar

Of course, for anyone who has a favorite type of bubbly, such as Laurent-Perrier, there’s only one place to go: Laurent-Perrier Champagne Bar. Like many other fine establishments in the area, Laurent Perrier Champ Bar, located in Grand Tier, offers its theatergoers a chance to sip a variety of Laurent-Perrier’s best and enjoy decadent apps before enjoying a fantastic production or performance.

  • Location : Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 2AP, UK.
  • Hours : Open daily from 530 pm until 11 pm reservations are required.

6/10 The Stage At The Londoner

Visitors that happen to be near the West End can also have a chilled glass or two at The Stage at The Londoner in Leicester Square. This is yet another opportunity to get your pre-show fizzy cocktail on or simply enjoy some first-rate Champagne—maybe with a light breakfast, a lavish brunch, a spot of afternoon tea, or evening libations with friends. Whatever the occasion is, this Champagne and vintage wine spot won’t disappoint.

  • Location : 38 Leicester Square, England WC2H 7DX, UK.
  • Hours : Open most days from 8 am to midnight. Weekend hours do vary.

5/10 St Pancras Champagne Bar

There’s even a convenient Champagne Bar located in St Pancras International Station for adventurous travelers about to explore the rest of Europe via train. This striking spot isn’t just for train passengers either. Champagne fans can kick back and relax here regardless of their final destination or further travel plans. So, stop by this Art Deco dream come true, indulge in a few sparkly glasses, and see where the afternoon takes you.

  • Location : St. Pancras, St Pancras International Station, London N1C 4QL, UK.
  • Hours : Open Monday through Saturday from 8 am to 10 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm.

4/10 Cakes & Bubbles At Hotel Café Royal

For the love of sweet treats and Veuve Clicquot, Cake & Bubbles is yet another hot spot for Champagne lovers. With the top bubbly brands on tap and heavenly desserts crafted by world-renowned pastry chefs, patrons will find it hard not to fall in love with this place. Here, decadence is the name of the game, and Ruinart Champagne Rosé (a personal fave) isn’t hard to find either. Hotel Café Royal itself is often hit or miss. So, it’s perfectly okay to stop by just for the Champagne.

  • Location : 70 Regent St., London W1B 5RL, UK.
  • Hours : Open seven days a week from 11 am to 9 pm.

3/10 The Champagne Room At The Connaught

If money is no issue, then an extravagant outing at The Champagne Room at The Connaught is the place to be. Here, patrons and Champagne indulgers can keep things low-key and enjoy an intimate space with friends, family, or loved ones. Top vintages like Cuvées by Laurent-Perrier, Krug, Billecart-Salmon, Dom Pérignon, Louis Roederer, and Bollinger are all options here. The Champagne Room also offers its patrons concise snacks, small plates, and a diverse selection of caviar.

  • Location :16 Carlos Pl, London W1K 2AL, UK.
  • Hours : Open Tuesday through Saturday, 4 pm to midnight.

2/10 Bob Bob Ricard

This lovely French restaurant in Soho is so much more than a wonderful place to sip on some bubbly. Nonetheless, it still deserves an honorable mention, thanks to its different and bold “press for Champagne” button, which is just another unique touch that’s a part of its overall Art Deco design. So for any London visitors who have yet to request more Champagne with a touch of a table-side button, well, now here’s your chance at Bob Bob Ricard.

  • Location : 1 Upper James St, London W1F 9DF, UK.
  • Hours : Open Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 5:30 pm to 12 am and Thursday through Sunday from noon to midnight.

1/10 116 Pall Mall

As far as Champagne bars go, 116 Pall Mall by Searcys is definitely the crown jewel. With its own Cuvée Champagnes, an array of magnums, and unique libations to try, patrons are in for a real treat at this London house of bubbles. 116 is also known for its irresistible apps, posh yet elegant vibes, and live jazz most nights. So lovers of the brut fizz and a smashing good time should add this one to the top of the itinerary.

  • Location : 116 Pall Mall, St. James’s, London SW1Y 5ED, UK.
  • Hours : Open Monday through Friday, noon to 10 pm; closed on weekends.

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