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Bassoon Bar

#2,274 of 18,961 Restaurants in London
££££
Whitehall Place, London SW1A 2BD, England
+44 20 7321 3200
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
3 weeks ago
“Interesting place!”
26 Jun 2018
“Evening cocktails”
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LOCATION
Whitehall Place, London SW1A 2BD, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is very nice, good atmosphere, the drinks were delicious. I loved the Bergamot Negroni! The food was ok but kind of overpriced.

Thank tomogreene
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Light hearted joke on arrival which was ok , service was pretty much non existent after that , wanted another drink but bartender was far to busy putting candles on the tables , drinks ok but nothing special , could be a nice hotel bar...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This is our second time at the Bassoon Bar and you could not fault the place. The attention to details is impeccable, art décor is the theme, the waiting staff are so friendly and the cocktails are so yummy - I would recommend the champagne...More

1  Thank J M
Reviewed 9 June 2018

This is my favourite Bar in London because the location is perfect, near the river, accessible near a tube station and a wonder decor and service, selection of bars. Ideal place to impress.

2  Thank Lakhbir S
Reviewed 1 June 2018

While on business we stopped by Bassoon Bar at the luxurious Corinthia Hotel. The atmosphere was very nice! Comfy sofas, soothing lights that got dimmer by the time, and there was a musician playing at the piano live, with an excellent colection of songs. Superb!...More

1  Thank eirimav
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Had a short meeting here with a friend. I say short because the beers were bottled and hellishly expensive. I can envisage a nice evening here though sipping cocktails and lsitening to music.

Thank pierrebleu
Reviewed 10 April 2018

A lovely bar for a pre-dinner drink or a cocktail. The champagne is top quality and service very attentive. I will definitely be back!

Thank GeorgieScarles
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

It's a bit pricey but it's also absolutely stunning. From the decor to the bar snacks to the service - every aspect was polished and pretty much perfect. And not forgetting the phenomenal cocktails. Definitely worth the price.

Thank Jared G
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Bassoon has a great environment ideal for a serious meeting in a location close to the river in central London for either a drink or afternoon Tea/Coffee.More

Thank LakhbirD1
ThomasKochsGM, General Manager at Bassoon Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Dear Lakhbir, Thank you so much for the review, we are delighted to know that you found this the ideal location for a late afternoon beverage, perhaps you also visited The Crystal Moon Lounge where we serve Afternoon Tea - we agree it is a...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

I totally enjoyed one evening in this beautiful bar. The mixologist is knowledgeable and fast. The alcohol is all top shelf. Comfortable tables, chairs and sofas. I will visit again soon.

Thank E6041PTkennethb
ThomasKochsGM, General Manager at Bassoon Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Thank you for your delightful review of Bassoon. Its wonderful to hear that you had a fabulous experience and we look forward to welcoming you again.

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Response from eirimav | Reviewed this property |
Hi! We had made a reservation before we went there. I believe the wise thing to do, would be to make one reservation beforehand.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 02:00
Monday
17:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 02:00
Thursday
17:00 - 02:00
Friday
17:00 - 03:00
Saturday
17:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whitehall Place, London SW1A 2BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Westminster
  • Neighbourhood: Westminster
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7321 3200
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Description
Combining a relaxed and intimate ambience with a stimulating dash of theatre, Bassoon’s team of highly-skilled mixologists invite you to experience an innovative array of classic and bespoke cocktails served to you with impeccable 21st century style.
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