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    Mandarin Bar

    66 Knightsbridge (Knightsbridge)

    London

    (44) 020-7235-2000 | www.mandarinoriental.com/london/dining/mandarin_bar

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    • AMBIANCE

      Hotel Chic
    • HOURS

      Mon.-Sat.:10:30am-2:00am; Sun.: 10:30am-12:00am
    • RESERVATIONS

      Not accepted
    • DOOR POLICY

      Smart casual dress required
    • PRICE (COCKTAILS)

      GBP 15
    • YEAR OPENED

      2000
    • SIGNATURE DRINK

      Cocktails - the classics are all excellent
    • BAR

      Yes - plenty of seating at bar
    • FOOD SERVED?

      Yes - upscale bar food with an Asian twist served until 11:00pm
    • NOISE

      Medium
    • OUTDOOR SPACE

      No
    • PRIVATE ROOM AVAILABLE?

      No
    • TUBE

      Knightsbridge
    Mandarin Bar

    VIBE

    Relatively small, yet surprisingly sleek hotel bar. Custom glass and barware, marble, mirrors, and wood combine with leather and mohair furnishings (don’t miss the armchairs!) to create a fashionable yet comfortable setting. It is, however, still a hotel bar, which means there's a lingering tourist contingent and vibe.

    WHAT WE WOULD WEAR

    A fashion-forward suit or your shopping best

    GO HERE WITH

    Work colleagues or a small group of friends (perhaps to celebrate that fab find at Harvey Nicks across the street?)

    CROWD

    Captains of industry and the most sophisticated ladies who shop. A power crowd. Because it is a hotel bar, however, it can trend tourist.

    WHY WE LIKE IT

    The cocktails, the food, and the chic yet comfortable atmosphere. Live jazz is played Mon.-Sat. 9:00pm-1:00am and Sun. 8:00pm-12:00am.

    WHAT WE WOULD CHANGE

    A late license and entertainment charge of GBP 5 is applied to the first drink of all non-hotel guests arriving after 10:30pm. As if a GBP 15 martini didn’t have this covered. Boo.

    GOOD TO KNOW

    After work is the busiest time here, making it more difficult to get a table (and to hear your companion). Perfect after-shop stop. The bar is actually a catwalk.

    OTHER LOCATIONS

    Worldwide at other Mandarin Oriental hotels.

    CLOSEST COMPS

    The Donovan Bar (London); Le Bar du Plaza Athenee (Paris)


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