green bar hotel cafe royal london
green bar hotel cafe royal london
green bar hotel cafe royal london
green bar hotel cafe royal london

Green Bar

A celebration of cocktails and mixology throughout the years

We are delighted to announce that Green Bar is participating in London Cocktail month! The biggest city-wide celebration of cocktails in the world!

Now open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Join us for Live Jazz on Friday and Saturdays. To view our menu click here.

Café Royal has been serving London since 1865, creating ‘spirited’ memories through unique experiences (and a tipple or two). The Green Bar cocktail list is an invitation to explore tastes throughout the ages, divided into four eras spanning over 100 years.

Our team is inspired by the Café Royal Cocktail Book, written and published by W.J. Tarling, a former bartender at Cafe Royal’s fabled Grill Room, for the United Kingdom Bartenders Guild in 1937. With a focus on the 1920’s and 1930’s, the book until today remains a staple for budding bartenders and contains a number of pioneering recipes including some of the first to incorporate vodka and tequila and the first recorded recipe of the 20th Century and the Margarita, then known as the Picador.

A number of today’s popular classic cocktails originate from these recipes and continue to inspire bar menus globally.  In the hope of creating new memories and experiences for our guests and patrons today, our passionate bar team have composed a collection of drinks for you to explore.

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Live at the Green Bar

Jazz performances every weekend

The Soho Live Studios Band performs weekly at the Green Bar featuring a wealth of talent from tomorrow’s stars to today’s big names. The band salutes the greats of the jazz age, from early ragtime and Harlem stride to mainstream swing and bebop.

6.30pm - 9.30pm

Every Friday and Saturday

Exploring the Café Royal cocktail book

Published in 1937 by the head bartender of the Café Royal, William J Tarling, the Café Royal cocktail book has since acted as a beacon for bartenders near and far. The Green Bar pays homage to this rich heritage with the launch of a new menu featuring reimaginations of key recipes from historic decades. From the Old Fashioned to the Martini, classic tipples are referenced along with brand new creations, giving patrons a taste from every age.

Find out more about the Café Royal cocktail book on our blog. 

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Opening Times

Friday 1.00pm to 10.00pm
Saturday 1.00pm to 10.00pm
Sunday 12.00pm to 8.00pm

We recommend booking a table, due to current government legislation we are only able to seat tables up to a maximum of six guests. 

Contact us

If you would like to find out more about the Green Bar or speak to a member of the team please email us or call +44 (0)20 7406 3310.

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