The Bar at Hotel Xenia

160 Cromwell Road , London, SW5 0TL

SquareMeal Review of The Bar at Hotel Xenia

You can enjoy a brandy and a cigar (from the humidor) in the compact courtyard/herb garden just off the boutique Hotel Xenia’s cocktail bar – although these luxuries are inversely proportionate to the bijou absinthe/truffle-toned lounge itself, where kiwi-and-lychee martini, elderflower cosmo, lavender margarita and cucumber dream appear among various fragrant fancies. There’s also a trio of hooch-heavy tiki ideas, as well as a smoky martini based on Tanqueray gin and Lagavulin whisky for those wanting something butch. Bar food is served all day, so take your pick from burgers, Mediterranean-style salads, charcuterie and cheese platters, fish and chips, sandwiches and surprises such as parmesan, tomato and aubergine soufflé. With its conservatory and terrace, the whole venue feels jolly and light – in stark contrast to Alfred Hitchcock’s creepy one-time home, directly opposite.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Gloucester Road Tube Station 348m

Earls Court Tube Station 600m


Address: 160 Cromwell Road , London SW5 0TL

Area: Earls Court

Nearby Landmarks

Earl's Court Youth Hostel 448m

MacOwen Theatre 502m


Telephone: 020 7442 4242


Cuisine: Bars

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