Meursault (bar)

36 Gloucester Road , London, SW7 4QT

  • Meursault (bar)
  • Meursault (bar)

SquareMeal Review of Meursault (bar)

Those who knew this address as lunar-landscaped cocktail cave Opal may be disorientated. Radically altered, Meursault’s bar annexes the Franco-Japanese restaurant of the same name – with the two spaces morphing into a sleek, late-night club privé (sans membership) around midnight. Well-made drinks start at £9.50, with £12 securing Francine (a Hendrick’s cucumber and ginger martini) or Marengo – a summery orange/Wyborowa/lemon and spring onion creation. Otherwise, splash out even more and thrill at ‘molecular mixology’ – the trend that refuses to die: bang bang you shot me down (a trio of liquid nitrogen-crumbled sorbet and wild-berry mini-mojitos) looks cute enough, but be prepared to wait 15 minutes while such objets d’art are sculpted. Time will tell if Meursault's target audience will desert Chelsea’s hedge funder/oligarch magnets for a Gloucester Road basement.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Gloucester Road Tube Station 461m

High Street Kensington Tube Station 661m


Address: 36 Gloucester Road , London SW7 4QT

Area: South Kensington

Nearby Landmarks

Royal College of Art 490m

The Science Museum 550m


Telephone: 020 7584 9719


Cuisine: Wine Bars


Food & Drink: 1.0

Service: 1.0

Atmosphere: 1.0

Value: 1.0

Food & Drink: 0.0

Service: 0.0

Atmosphere: 0.0

Value: 0.0

Kestrel U 10 February 2013

We went here for a burlesque themed night, however it proved to be a terrible venue for this. We had our incredibly average, overpriced drinks stolen by one of the ‘regulars’ (as we were informed by the bouncers). When we calmly complained about this we were thrown out. The crowd was a strange mix of people obviously not there for the burlesque and then everyone else dressed in burlesque themed outfits. It made it very uncomfortable for people wanting to enjoy the burlesque. There was no raised stage for the performance, instead they were in glass walls which made it really difficult to see. And the decor really isn't anything to write home about. There are much better bars at much better prices.