The Mandarin Bar is perhaps London’s most refined and seductive drinking lounge, with such fine accents as marble floors and walls lined in beige silk. And, in a place of honor: beautiful bottles of booze, backlit from frosted-glass walls, as are handcrafted cocktail glasses and collectible bar ornaments. Sit at a square counter in the center of the room or among leather-chaired conversation clusters — and we’ll wager you’ll end up discussing your spectacular surroundings.

66 Knightsbridge
+44 (0)20 7201 3724
www.mandarinoriental.com/london/dining/Mandarin_Bar