Ironically, given their supposed underground credentials, London’s speakeasy scene is a dominating attraction in the nightlife habits of a lot of drinkers. But there are some bars that came early to the party and continue to offer a premium experience.
Based on City Road, Nightjar runs a table service-only venue with live jazz and blues every night of the week. Perhaps most importantly, it serves an array of classic pre-prohibition, prohibition and post-war cocktails with studious perfection. It’s the real deal.