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Scarfes Bar

#285 of 18,603 Restaurants in London
££££, British
252 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EN, England
+44 20 3747 8670
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rosewood hotel” (46 reviews)
“live jazz” (15 reviews)
“great drinks” (18 reviews)
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Bar, British
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££££
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LOCATION
252 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EN, England
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1 - 10 of 425 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

If this bar hadn't been in my hotel, I'm not sure I would have stopped in. The cocktails were expensive but delicious. The band was crazy loud.More

Thank BetsyGinDC
Martin S, Manager at Scarfes Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear BetsyGinDC, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your valuable feedback following your recent visit with us. I am truly saddened to hear that your time in the bar did not meet your expectations. We are continuously striving to enhance and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stop off here for a quick drink before a formal dinner at Middle Temple. Service was very attentive and was a great pleasure to stop off here.More

Thank LittleMaples
Martin S, Manager at Scarfes Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear LittleMaples, Thank you so much for your kind review regarding Scarfes Bar. I’m happy to know that you had a memorable experience with us and I look forward to sharing your comments with the team. We all hope to have the pleasure of welcoming...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My mom and I enjoyed sitting at the bar and enjoying a few martinis in the surroundings. The atmosphere was perfect for us needing some down time....

Thank Sherry V
Martin S, Manager at Scarfes Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sherry V, I am happy to know that you have enjoyed your time with us at Scarfes Bar, Thank you so much for taking the time to do such a wonderful review. We can't wait to see you again very soon, Kind regards.

Reviewed 30 May 2018

I would have stayed longer if there had not been a private booking later that evening which closed the Scarfes Bar at the Rosewood Hotel to customers not on the guest list from 7pm onwards. I had asked my brother who works for a nearby...More

4  Thank Filmmaker_AR
Martin S, Manager at Scarfes Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Dear Filmmaker, Thank you very much for sharing your feedback with us. Please allow me to apologies for the inconvenience caused by the private event. Additionally, thank you very much for your kind words concerning our offer and service. It is much appreciated! I hope...More

Reviewed 24 May 2018

Called in for evening drinks and found the room and feel good atmosphere very welcoming From the comfy chairs to comfy sofas and real fire it is a great place to unwind Lucky enough to be there as a band played adding a great buzz...More

Thank Simple22
Martin S, Manager at Scarfes Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Dear Simple22, Thank you very much for taking time to review your last visit at Scarfes Bar. I am glad you enjoy the atmosphere and surrondings. Hope to welcome you very soon again. Kind Regards, Martin Siska

Reviewed 14 May 2018

Elegance, imaginative cocktails and jazz notes; this is what Scarfes Bar is all about. My absolute favorite choice for when i want to enjoy a quality night out with my friends. The setting is fantastic! Leather couches, modern sandaliers and walls decorated with accurately meaningful...More

Thank AlexandraRoxanne
Daniele A, Director of Food and Beverage at Scarfes Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Dear AlexandraRoxanne, Thank you very much for the great review! I am thrilled to read that the imaginative cocktails, the live music and the cozy yet sophisticated decoration make Scarfes Bar your favorite choice for a quality night out! I hope that we will be...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

The place and the cocktail menu is decorated with drawings by the one and only Gerald Scarfe. Great service and atmosphere.More

Thank foodilivefor
Daniele A, Director of Food and Beverage at Scarfes Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Dear foodilivefor, Thank you very much for the positive comment following your recent visit at Scarfes Bar. I am thrilled that our team was able to create such a memorable moment for you and that you enjoyed the cozy atmosphere as well as Gerald Scarfe's...More

Reviewed 12 May 2018

Celebrating a friend's birthday we popped into Scarfes bar for a coffee after eating Lunch nearby. The decor and ambience are superb. Sofas and comfy chairs were situated around the roaring fire. Perfect for intimate drinks or for small groups. Am definitely going to return,...More

Thank deborah.w
Daniele A, Director of Food and Beverage at Scarfes Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Dear deborah.w Thank you very much for the lovely feedback, I am very glad to read that you enjoyed the intimate decor and ambiance of Scarfes Bar. I truly hope that we will be able to welcome you back very soon to make you discover...More

Reviewed 9 May 2018

Upscale cocktail bar at the equally upscale Rosewood. beautifully appointed with marble and high ceilings.If you want to see the great musicians who perform there, make sure you don't get a table behind a pillar. Lighting is, well, discreet but adds to the wonderful atmosphere....More

Thank serdeau
Martin S, Manager at Scarfes Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dear Serdeau, Thank you for your time reviewing your recent visit at Scarfes Bar. We love to hear about our guests experiences and we are delighted that you enjoy yours with us. I will have great pleasure in sharing your feedback with the team. Hope...More

Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

You haven't had an evening in London if you haven't spent an evening listening to live jazz at Scares. Yeah it was pricey, yeah as part of a hotel the crowd wasn't to attentive,... yet the setting and ambiance made for an exceptional evening. The...More

Thank Gary R
Martin S, Manager at Scarfes Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Dear Gary R, Thank you for your review and kind words regarding Scarfes Bar. We are delighted that you enjoyed our service, drinks and the lovely athosphere with live Jazz. We all look forward to welcoming you back to Scarfes Bar very soon. Kind Regards,...More

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GranmaEm
15 January 2017|
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Response from Don't Yuck M | Reviewed this property |
I have seen reservations, but for larger groups, with an agreed drinks & food budget. I have wined & dined with friends as a spur of the moment thing (no booking) and also arrived at meetings on with a client and been told... More
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10 November 2016|
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Response from penguinitis | Reviewed this property |
I drink scotch, so I can't help you. Sorry.
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patrick g
12 January 2015|
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Response from penguinitis | Reviewed this property |
just ask for a nice room.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British
Meals
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 01:00
Monday
16:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 01:00
Thursday
16:00 - 01:00
Friday
16:00 - 01:00
Saturday
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 252 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Holborn
  • Neighbourhood: Holborn
  • Phone Number: +44 20 3747 8670
  • E-mail
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