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Icon Balcony Bar

#242 of 1,346 Nightlife in London
Open Now: 17:00 - 02:00
Open today: 17:00 - 02:00
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Sleepyblair

Visited the pop up Laurent Perrier garden designmynight event Nice scenery and fantastic cocktails... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
Blaircomedian
via mobile
Exclusive and elegant

I visited the Icon bar having read the reviews on TripAdvisor. While you don't have to reserve, I... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
AudreyT1345
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16 May 2018
“Sleepyblair”
7 Sep 2018
“Very slow service”
About
Intimate and exclusive, Icon Balcony Bar is our fabulous candlelit cocktail lounge with a beautiful balcony overlooking Leicester Square. Inside, the style is reminiscent of a French boudoir, with chandeliers, antique wallpaper, exposed brickwork...more
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5-6 Leicester Square | Empire Casino, London WC2H 7NA, England
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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

I visited the Icon Balcony Bar tonight (Friday) and was initially impressed by the barman who when we ordered two different cocktails, told us that if we ordered the same one we would benefit from a 241 offer! Unfortunately from then on it went down...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Trail737191
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Visited the pop up Laurent Perrier garden designmynight event Nice scenery and fantastic cocktails made with champagne

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Blaircomedian
Ashanti A, Marketing Coordinator at Icon Balcony Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Dear Les, thanks for taking the time to write a review and rewarding our Icon Bar with 5 stars. We hope to welcome you again in the near future. Kind regards, Team at Empire Casino

Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

I visited the Icon bar having read the reviews on TripAdvisor. While you don't have to reserve, I chose to - and was delighted to have a booth. Correspondence on that regard was also polite and professional from start to finish - thank you Rachel....More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank AudreyT1345
Ashanti A, Director of Sales at Icon Balcony Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Hi Audrey, thanks for taking the time to write a detailed review and awarding Icon Balcony Bar with 5 stars. We look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Kind regards, Team at Icon Balcony Bar

Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I've been coming to Icon Bar since November 2016 and ever since I'm at least 5 times a week here. Excellent customer service! Delicious cocktails and the expert mixologists will offer anything you ask for even though it's not on the menu. The food is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Ashanti A, Director of Sales at Icon Balcony Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Hi Zoe, Thank you, we appreciate such a great review! Happy that you enjoyed the cocktails and the service in Icon Bar. We always strive to create memorable experiences to all of our customers and appreciate the positive recommendation. Kindest regards, Team at Icon Balcony...More

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Wouldn't have found this place without the help of trip adviser. Glad we did though. The atmosphere was great with a really good DJ. Enjoyed a couple of leisurely drinks on the balcony over looking Leicester Square.More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank C8rl
Ashanti A, Director of Sales at Icon Balcony Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Hi, thanks for taking the time to write a great review. Icon balcony bar is truly a gem, the view of Leicester Square is Superb. We have a DJ every Friday and Saturday night from 9pm. We also have monthly soiree events which offer a...More

Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Love this bar. Turn right up the stairs as you go in the Empire casino to find this best kept secret. Great drinks menu, cocktails less than £10 and a balcony overlooking Leicester Square. In winter you even get blankets if sitting outside. There was...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank jbi
Ashanti A, Director of Sales at Icon Balcony Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2016

Hi, We appreciate such a great review! Thank you. Happy that you enjoyed the cocktails, we strive to create memorable experiences to all of our customers. Kind Regards,

Reviewed 17 October 2016

We hosted an event in the Balcony Bar towards the end of July. The venue itself was perfect in terms of location and style. However, the event manager was so incompetent that it really ruined our whole experience. I have hosted multiple events in London...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Claire B
Ashanti A, Director of Sales at Icon Balcony Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2016

Hi Claire, we are very sorry to hear of your experience and will of course be looking into it. Please contact us on aavril@thecasinolsq.com with your direct details. Kind regards

Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Great place which was nice and quiet for some reason on a Friday. Great drinks, sign up for the WOW card free before hand for happy hour and discounts. Big balcony area to watch over Leicester Square and people watch. Really nice interior, kitsch and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank A372CWmichaelh
Ashanti A, Director of Sales at Icon Balcony Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2016

Hi Michael, thanks for taking the time to write a review. We also have a DJ on Friday and Saturday nights from 9pm. Our next big event will be a Halloween themed event with an all new cocktail menu. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Came again , a lot changed , drinks not the same tasty, don't feel like coming here any more . Staff don't give much about the visual of your cocktails . Basically I think I could do better cocktail than what I got today at...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank kuciaraski
Ashanti A, Director of Sales at Icon Balcony Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2016

Hi, apologies for your disappointment, we would like to look into this matter for you. Please email events@thecasinolsq.com Kind regards,

Reviewed 29 June 2016

Lovely bar with balcony overlooking the square, great for after work drinks as it was quiet, the waiter was great and some amazing cocktails and drinks on offer. when i went to look for it i didn't realize that it is above a casino but...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank LMCC1983
Ashanti A, Director of Sales at Icon Balcony Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2016

Hi, thanks for taking the time to write a great review. This July, we will be hosting Summer BBQ's and a DJ on Friday and Saturday nights. We look forward to welcoming you again in the near future, we strive for creating a memorable experiences...More

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philpeg1969
15 January 2018|
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Response from Ashanti A | Property representative |
Hi, enter the Casino via the Leicester Square entrance; you will find the steps to Icon Balcony Bar on the right hand side. However, our friendly door staff will be able to direct you. The balcony opens from 5pm on weekdays... More
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Gareth H
6 June 2017|
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Response from Ashanti A | Property representative |
Hi Gareth, Icon Balcony Bar is located inside Empire Casino. The most convenient entrance is 5-6 Leicester Square. The balcony opens from 5pm on weekdays and 6pm on weekends. Kind regards.
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Hch1996
11 September 2016|
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Response from kuciaraski | Reviewed this property |
To get in you need an ID , bar is located in the Empire casino I think is 21 over policy.
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