The Icon Bar at the Empire Casino

The Casino at The Empire, 5-6 Leicester Square , London, WC2H 7NA

SquareMeal Review of The Icon Bar at the Empire Casino

If Sinatra fancied a Manhattan in the wee small hours of the morning, The Empire’s ‘set ’em up Joe’ bartenders would have obliged long after others had shut up shop: the casino’s bar is open for business 24/7. While the Saturday Night Fever appeal of the weekends-only Shadow Lounge disco bar with its light-up floor is considerable, recalcitrant smokers will get off on the Icon bar with its covered terrace & views of Leicester Square’s nightly goings-on. Puff away to your heart’s content (or otherwise) & splash out on big marque bubbly or won’t-break-the-bank vino & cocktails – depending if ‘luck has been a lady tonight’. Flavoured caipirinhas, vanilla vodka sour, double dice or pear of aces (a saké, poire William & Grey Goose mule) are just right for high rollers at £8.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Leicester Square Tube Station 122m

Piccadilly Circus Tube Station 226m


Address: The Casino at The Empire, 5-6 Leicester Square , London WC2H 7NA

Area: Covent Garden

Opening times

Mon-Sun 6pm-1.30am

Nearby Landmarks

U.C.I. Empire Leicester Square Cinema 57m

Odeon Wardour 69m


Telephone: 020 3014 1000


Cuisine: Bars

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