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The Gin Palace

) #2,329 of 18,145 Restaurants in London ££ - £££
372 Strand, London WC2R 0JJ, England
+44 20 7379 4737
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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372 Strand, London WC2R 0JJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Over priced. Poor presentation. No atmosphere. Wouldn't return....... some much nicer cocktail bars around.

Thank Jade B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited on Friday 11/08/17 for pre-drinks before heading out into town. Nice location and lovely bar Little bit pricey, £60 for 4 G&T's

Thank Mike W
Management response:Responded 3 days ago

Dear Mike W Thank you very much for your review. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed our bar. We hope to welcoming you again soon. Warmest regards

Reviewed 1 week ago

Both standard and exclusive gins and traditional and exciting gin-drinks. Friendly and fun staff. Drinks a bit price, but not for this location.More

Thank Terese S
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your outstanding review. We are absolutely delighted to read that you loved your dining experience with us in gin palace and we are also very pleased that you truly enjoyed our collections of gins . Thank you for your amazing...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this bar the atmosphere is nice and relaxed and the drinks are great they are over priced but your in London and a hotel bar we got olives with our cocktails and the service was great. The cocktails where a decent size to o...More

Thank Philippa C
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Ok - lets start with the positives! Great location for West End - we were heading to Joe Allen's around the corner to celebrate joint 50th Birthdays. Service a little slow - but friendly & accomadating staff..... Why unfair pricing? We had 1 Gin &...More

Thank Cobblerstravels
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We´ve been there few months ago. Just got in for a few drinks. Service was done nicely. Andreas welcomed us and offered us several different drinks. Each of us had about 2 Drinks and they were all fresh and well mixed. All in all the...More

Thank mmk062017
Management response:Responded 11 July 2017

Dear guest. Thank you so much for your amazing feedback following from your experience in gin palace. We are so delighted that you, your friends enjoyed your time with us. Looking forward to see you soon, Best Regards

Reviewed 3 July 2017

The happy hour where you get 2 for the price of one makes this place a little more reasonable. The drinks were good but not being a gin expert I wouldn't know. They serve snacks but the meat one ordered lacked variety and presentation considering...More

Thank makxberr
Management response:Responded 12 July 2017

Dear makxberr Thank you for visiting Gin palace we deeply value and appreciate your feedback. I am pleased to know that you liked the service in Gin palace however on the other hand it also disappoints me seeing that it doesn't make you feel the...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017

I just love the Gin Palace in the Strand Palace Hotel, the decor is funky with some extra large armchairs. Drinks are expensive as you would expect in London, but they do serve your drinks in 50ml measures.

Thank Esme B
Management response:Responded 16 June 2017

Dear guest, I'm please to know that you loved our Gin Palace. Looking forward to see you soon, Best Regards

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We visited The Gin Palace, a bar inside the Strand Palace Hotel for a couple of bottles of Champagne before dinner and Theatre. Nice surroundings and also nice friendly staff to serve. Was not busy at all as early evening and was a pleasure to...More

Thank 404Robert404
Management response:Responded 17 June 2017

Dear guest, I'm please to know that you loved our Gin Palace. Looking forward to see you soon, Best Regards.

Reviewed 4 June 2017

We love gin. We visited twice in the evening over the course of a month. Both times the drinks were well poured and the service attentive. It can get busy. But if you are in the mood to visit a solid hotel bar that offers...More

Thank MrGaucho1987
Management response:Responded 17 June 2017

Dear guest, Thank you for taking time to review the Gin Palace. I am very happy you enjoyed your drinking experience in the Gin Palace. Soon we gonna have and the new menu with more gins and more options. I will be looking forward to...More

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up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
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opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
14:00 - 03:00
14:00 - 03:00
14:00 - 03:00
14:00 - 03:00
14:00 - 03:00
14:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 372 Strand, London WC2R 0JJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7379 4737
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The Gin Palace is an elegant cocktail bar, ideal for aperitifs and pre-theatre drinks. Sample gins from Britain and around the world, or linger over one of our expertly-mixed cocktails.
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