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Bourne & Hollingsworth

Cocktail Bar££££
Fitzrovia, London, Greater London, Fitzrovia
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  • Marie w.
    "Cocktails in Tea Cups with Cucumber sandwiches - Awesome."(5 Tips)
    GinMonkey
    "cute little cocktails in jam jars and tea cups."(3 Tips)
    Emmanuel X.
    "Gin cocktails tend to come with little cucumber sandwiches."(2 Tips)
    The Daily Meal
    "Prohibition-era premise of serving cocktails in teacups"(2 Tips)
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  • Lisa Talia M.
    Lisa Talia MorettiNovember 9, 2014
    If you love to drink cocktails out of a jam jar or tea cup, this is your spot. The watermelon cooler is delicious. Also, don't forget to ask what the cocktail of the month is... It's usually a winner!
  • Lillian P.
    Nice tiny underground bar with a romantic feeling. The dj is really good & everyone is dancing to his mixes. Cocktails are too strong & not all are tasty: probably go for a beer next time you visit.
  • Ministry of Waxing
    Tea cups, glass jars, and floral wallpaper? It really can’t get anymore unique than this. Lovely cocktails with a bar full of personality. Expect to wait in long lines, but the venue is worth it.
  • The Daily Meal
    The Daily MealJune 23, 2011
    The Prohibition-era premise of serving cocktails in teacups is the first surprise you’ll encounter once you find the bar’s entrance. The address may say Rathbone Place, but the door is on Charlotte. Read more
  • Joseph F.
    Joseph FreemanAugust 21, 2014
    Small, intimate. Sort of place that'd be nice for a date. Cocktails were beautiful. Chimp's Tea was especially nice.
  • Irfan Q.
    Irfan QureshiJanuary 4, 2014
    Make a reservation for a table. You will thank yourself for the effort as the place is smaller than most living rooms
  • M W.
    M WNovember 27, 2014
    Funky cocktail place down a small staircase in charlotte street. Tiny bar that makes up for size with creative cocktails served swiftly.
  • Harriet R.
    Harriet RuffJanuary 11, 2015
    Tucked away and hidden. Buzzing atmosphere - don't expect to find a seat or be able to move. Great cocktails served in jars.
  • Chien-Wen
    Chien-WenOctober 12, 2012
    It's like partying in your nan's front room, with some funk and dance mixing through the stereo. Order a Storm in a Cup. Groove away.
  • rick w.
    rick wionMarch 20, 2011
    Very few of the patrons were living when Saturday night's music was recorded. All good though. Fun crowd. Good drinks. Love grandmother chic decor.
  • Emmanuel X.
    Emmanuel XMarch 25, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Gin cocktails tend to come with little cucumber sandwiches. Quite useful if you're starting to slur your words.
  • Francesca K.
    Francesca KrihelyFebruary 26, 2013
    Great cocktails (in teacups!) good dance party, although it gets quite hot!
  • Julia P.
    Julia PutninaMay 11, 2013
    Great cocktails, good atmosphere and DJ plays good music after 10pm :)
  • Laura L.
    Laura LesserSeptember 3, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Always great fun for cocktails and a boogie, good tunes
  • Christian B.
    Christian BSNovember 17, 2015
    Wonderfully charming little bar with just the right amount of kitsch.
  • Xenia F.
    Xenia FedorovaNovember 30, 2014
    Check out the red bar on the top floor and wait for the night to get a bit wild after midnight
  • GinMonkey
    GinMonkeyMay 17, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    A bit like your Gran's living room, this place serves cute little cocktails in jam jars and tea cups. Read more
  • Teddy K.
    Teddy KeefeApril 13, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Comfortable, friendly and never too busy. The cocktails are amazing too.
  • BarChick
    BarChickNovember 18, 2011
    This post-war chic venue is small, but perfectly formed, so arrive early to avoid disappointment. Read more
  • Philip S.
    Philip SpenceMarch 26, 2012
    Take a careful look at the cocktail menu to spot which ones come in tea cups and jam jars.
  • Oliver S.
    Oliver ShreeveDecember 19, 2015
    Well that's a tricky menu to open after a couple of drinks.
  • Steven G.
    Steven GutierrezFebruary 19, 2013
    Perfect for after work drinks or a sneaky post shopping cocktail.
  • Mcwooster M.
    Mcwooster MacGuffinJanuary 13, 2016
    Why why WHY does there need to be a thunderously loud DJ deafening everyone in the place? What on earth is the point? Good cocktails though. We would have stayed if it weren't for the DJ.
  • Alec M.
    Alec MuffettJuly 2, 2012
    Chimp's Tea a big win, and great staff. Will be back.
  • #gastrotech m.
    #gastrotech magazineJanuary 19, 2014
    Mentioned by @NYTimes: Underground London http://nyti.ms/1hye5wO #undergrouns #speakeasy
  • Marie w.
    Marie wardellFebruary 27, 2010
    Cocktails in Tea Cups with Cucumber sandwiches - Awesome. Does smell of damp though.. but good fun!
  • Est K.
    Est KMarch 27, 2015
    Super-cute and yummy cocktails (even if you turn them into mocktails)!
  • Harriette
    HarrietteSeptember 12, 2014
    Cocktails to die for..
  • Frances B.
    Frances BerrimanNovember 16, 2012
    Good drinks, but on Thursday there always seems to be a shit DJ deafening the joint.
  • GinMonkey
    GinMonkeyAugust 8, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the chimp's tea - it's fantastic! Read more
  • Graeme M.
    Graeme ManuelNovember 26, 2014
    Nice venue, great cocktails.
  • Ash B.
    Ash Berlin-TaylorMay 17, 2012
    If they have Sloe Gin in get a Sloe Gin Sour
  • Duncan S.
    Duncan SkehensDecember 22, 2015
    Used to be excellent. Now looking extremely tired. Bar staff amongst the rudest in London. Maybe try elsewhere.
  • Tabitha S.
    Tabitha StapelyNovember 12, 2012
    Nice and quirky but smells damp.
  • James M.
    James MorrisMarch 19, 2011
    Small little basement bar full of character - looks like a grannie's living room.
  • Rob D.
    Rob DunneSeptember 7, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Come and get a tasty beverage from one of the two James.
  • Hanna
    HannaSeptember 25, 2013
    Rosa paloma, Gatsby and wibble
  • Heather M.
    Heather MartinFebruary 26, 2011
    The DJ on Sat is amazing.
  • Camille D.
    Camille DarmantéDecember 30, 2011
    A nice cup of cocktail
  • Toby S.
    Toby SvenssonJuly 12, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Best glasses/cups/jars in town.
  • Roz T.
    Roz ThomasSeptember 20, 2014
    Cocktails in teacups.
  • James W.
    James WhatleyNovember 19, 2013
    Mocha espresso: do it
  • Dave C.
    Dave CurtisDecember 12, 2013
    DJ is wearing tee-shirt saying
  • Николай Г.
    The Storm in a Cup is just unf.
  • Liam M.
    Liam McCartenMarch 19, 2010
    make sure you get there early because the place is tiny!
  • Dave C.
    Dave CurtisDecember 12, 2013
    DJ is wearing tee-shirt saying: If my music is too loud, you're too old. OK, yup. I am too old.
  • Simon S.
    Simon SothcottJanuary 20, 2010
    A little bit of East London comes to central.
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