London’s Top Bars for Bank Holiday

Friday 28th May 2021 |

With the sun finally showing up, we wanted to let you know where you can enjoy some super summer spritzes from some of London’s top bars for bank holiday weekend!

If you’re looking for a place to brunch with friends in the North, head to the Crouch End neighbourhood gem, Little Mercies.  For those looking for a pit stop after shopping in central, or the perfect spot for an aperitivo, head to Swift Soho. 

If you’re out east, then pop into Tayēr + Elementary, the world’s 5th best bar, and enjoy their new sharing spritz carafes with friends, or head to Ever After, for a spritz accompanied by a Parisian-style sharing plates!

For those south of the river, Homeboy’s new venue in Embassy Gardens is the place to go to enjoy a spritz or two on their expansive terrace, the perfect spot to enjoy the bank holiday sun!

London’s Top Bars for Bank Holiday – SWIFT SOHO

London's Top Bars for Bank Holiday
London's Top Bars for Bank Holiday

If you’re in Soho this weekend, then award-winning cocktail bar Swift is the perfect pitstop for summer spritz. Whether you’re taking a break from shopping or looking for somewhere to enjoy an aperitivo or two, Swift’s stylish bar and vibrant outdoor terrace, which leads onto the streets of Soho will have you feeling like you’re drinking in a European city. Enjoy the bar’s signature spritz, the Solstice, made with Martini Bitter, Blood Orange Vermouth, Passionfruit and Prosecco.

If you’re looking for some delicious dishes to enjoy alongside your spritz, then head to the bar’s sister site in Shoreditch. The much loved bar, which opened last July is serving a selection of brunch-style dishes along with a selection of Swift’s award-winning cocktails and spritzes! 

Swift Soho  – 12 Old Compton St, Soho, London W1D 4TQ

Swift Shoreditch  – 93 Great Eastern St, EC2A 3HZ

London’s Top Bars for Bank Holiday – LITTLE MERCIES

London's Top Bars for Bank Holiday

Little Mercies, the North London neighbourhood gem known for its creative cocktails, cosy blue couches and charming brick walls, is the perfect spot to enjoy a spritz with friends weekend, try their delicious Grapefruit Soda, with Victory Gin, Clarified Grapefruit, Davana and Soda. Enjoy alongside some of the bars delicious dishes from their brand new menu, brunch sorted! 

Little Mercies – 20 Broadway Parade, London, N8 9DE

London’s Top Bars for Bank Holiday – HOMEBOY

London's Top Bars for Bank Holiday
London's Top Bars for Bank Holiday

Head down to Homeboy’s newly opened venue in South London’s riverside neighbourhood Embassy Gardens in nine Elms this weekend and enjoy a spritz in the sun on its expansive terrace. Homeboy’s Sparkling Strawberry Daiquiri, is a twist on the classic, and the added bubbles sure do step this classic cocktail up a notch, once you have one of these fruity beauties you’ll be sure to go back for more! 

Those North of the River don’t need to miss out! Head down to Homeboy’s original site in Islington where you can enjoy the Sparkling Strawberry Daiquiri, along with a number of the bar’s signature cocktails!

Homeboy Embassy Gardens  – 6 New Union Square, Embassy Gardens, Nine Elms, London SW11 7DN 

Homeboy Islington  – 108 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 8LX 

London’s Top Bars for Bank HolidayEVER AFTER

London's Top Bars for Bank Holiday

Ever After,  the latest venue from the team behind award-winning cocktail bar Happiness Forgets, has an exciting new cocktail menu, as well Parisian-esque sharing plates, making it the perfect place to pop for a summer spritz or two and find yourself staying for lunch or dinner well into the afternoon and evening! Enjoy the bar’s summery Lillet Spritz, made with Lillet Blanc, Dry Sherry, Orange Bitters, Lemon and Tonic.

EVER AFTER – 8-9 Hoxton Square, London N1 6NU

London’s Top Bars for Bank Holiday – TAYER + ELEMENTARY

London's Top Bars for Bank Holiday
London's Top Bars for Bank Holiday

Head to award-winning Old Street cocktail bar Tayēr + Elementary (currently ranked 5th Best Bar in the World) where you can enjoy a selection of the bar’s spritzes in their new sharing carafes with friends this bank holiday weekend! Enjoy the Jasmine Spritz and seasonal takes on the Aperol Spritz, kicking off with Nectarine & Cedarwood alongside a selection of the bar’s delicious plates in the bar’s all-day casual bar Elementary. 

Tayer Elementary – 152 Old Street, London, EC1V 9BW

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