The Green Bar at Hotel Café Royal 1

68 Regent Street , London, W1B 4DY

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SquareMeal Review of The Green Bar at Hotel Café Royal

Jagger and Bowie, Burton and Taylor; Noel Coward, Kate Moss, The Krays: what London legend has not, at some point, rocked up at the Café Royal? These days, celebs and others often repair to the inky dark of its 1920s Brutalist-inspired streamlined Green Bar, a recent addition to proceedings. That’s ‘green’ as in 'green fairy' (aka absinthe), the Montmartre artists' lethal tipple of choice that now flows, neat, from the bar's traditional art nouveau fountains and informs pricy cocktails such as La Normandie (a Calvados concoction). For a gentler outlay, you can also get various G&Ts, Collins, cups and Tanqueray 10 Martinis fragranced with rose, orange or lavender. The Café's rations are suitably royal, and be sure to have a gawp at The Oscar Wilde Bar – a magnificent mirrored, Louis XVI rococo jewel renowned for its Champagne afternoon tea.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Piccadilly Circus Tube Station 179m

Leicester Square Tube Station 509m


Address: 68 Regent Street , London W1B 4DY

Area: Portland Street Regent Street

Opening times

Mon-Sun 10am-12M

Nearby Landmarks

Jermyn Street Theatre 125m

Piccadilly Circus 143m


Telephone: 0207 406 3310


Cuisine: Bars

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