Kensington is known for its luxurious buildings and its high-end clientele, all of which are on show in its eclectic selection of pubs and bars – grab a cocktail and join the elite.
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The retro vibe of Barts (Photo: via Barts)
Sumptuous style rejoices in this laidback drinking hole in the heart of Kensington. Set inside the façade of a traditional hotel, its private entrance is concealed in a speakeasy fashion – ring the bell and wait for Big Frank to let you in! Once admitted, you’ll find yourself in a cocoon of opulence, where kooky decorations are the name of the game, and rich colours serve up an elegant backdrop. The night gets going with prohibition music and a popular fancy dress box, while cocktail lovers splash out on original recipes and smokers huddle together in the outdoor cigar haven.
Chelsea Cloisters, 87 Sloane Ave, London SW3 3DW
Opened back in 2011 under the name Dryland, Pavillion has come a long way since its early days. It now serves business members on the sought-after Kensington High Street. As well as promising a selection of cocktails and worldly wines against a setting of high ceilings and minimalist charm, it offers a luxury workspace for business moguls to conduct meetings in and run through their latest plans. If you want to see Kensington’s working world at its best, grab a drink in this stylish hotspot.