The best world designed Restaurants and Bars 2020 – Best London bars

The renowned Restaurant & Bar Design Awards have announced the shortlist for its 2020 edition: The best designed restaurants and bars in the world in all categories.

The judging panel of the global best from the world of design, hospitality and media reviewed 1072 entries from 66 countries across 33 categories. Resulting in a shortlist of 248 projects. You can view the whole Shortlist HERE.

Meanwhile, get to know these six awesome London spaces among those selected.


1. Electric Shuffle(London, UK) designed by  Ellis Design Studio

“We’ve taken a lightning rod to the traditional game of shuffleboard, adding delicious food and drink, in a breathtaking venue that’s waiting to be discovered

Puck by glorious puck, our engineers of fun will ensure every element of your visit is taken care of, forging a social experience you’ll never forget.”

Address: 10 Cabot Square, N Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London E14 4EY, United Kingdom



2. The Berkeley Bar & Terrace at The Berkeley(London, UK) designed by  Bryan O’Sullivan Studio

From a vintage champagne tucked away in a French cellar to the single malt secrets poured down through generations, every drink at The Berkeley Bar & Terrace has a tale to tell.

For a taste of exclusivity, ask about The Snug. With its own sound system and on-the-button service, it becomes your very own bespoke bar.

Address:  The Berkeley, Wilton Place, Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7RL



3.  The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych Hotel(London, UK) designed by Fabled Studio

Alive from early morning meetings and light lunches to evening aperitifs and after-hours nightcaps, the Lobby Bar at One Aldwych is a London institution – a dynamic Covent Garden drinking destination for exquisitely crafted signature cocktails and all-day bar bites. Take in the bright, buzzy atmosphere of one of London’s most celebrated hotel bars beneath soaring ceilings, offbeat objets d’art and sleek art nouveau curves.




4. The Nest at Treehouse London(London, UK) designed by KEANE.

Take your perch in The Nest, our rooftop bar with unparalleled 360-degree views of London. Settle into the indoor lounge filled with green foliage and natural materials—where DJs spin the decks from their very own treehouse ‘fort’—or cosy up on the outdoor wraparound terrace decked with loungers. The menu features playful, market-driven cocktails and bar bites that draw inspiration from the tree and showcase local ingredients, as well as a curated selection of wine and beer. The Nest is where happy memories are evoked and new ones take flight.

Address: 14-15 Langham Pl, Marylebone, London W1B 2QS, United Kingdom



5. Nolita Social at Bulgari Hotel London(London, UK) designed by Thomas Juul-HansenJestico + Whiles

Named after New York’s most charming neighbourhood, North of Little Italy. Nolita Social brings the energy of ‘the New York night’ to London, with a heady mix of elevated cocktails, live music and DJ’s playing 60’s rock, 70’s soul, and 90’s hip-hop for a stylish, yet carefree crowd. Located beneath Sette, this “underground” lounge offers guests a journey of social discovery, beginning with early evening cocktails and lite bites, and transitioning to a feel good after hours hangout; encouraging a place that is a small, intimate, and seductive.

Address: 4 Knightsbridge Green, London SW1X 7QA



6. The Avenell Club at Arsenal Football Club(London, UK) designed by 20.20

Are you a football fan? A must for you!

Address: Hornsey Rd, London N7 7AJ, United Kingdom


Don’t drink and drive. Enjoy responsibly.