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Gin Palace

Strand Palace Hotel, 372 Strand, Exeter Street, London, WC2R 0JJ +44 2035512120

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Open daily from 16:00 to 23:00.

Fabulous - absolutely great - we had a lovely time - staff & service fabulous - wonderful value for money

Celia Smith 19 December 2016
from Wiltshire

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Tucked away just off The Strand, The Gin Palace is an elegant cocktail bar, featuring over 30 Gins, 20 Whiskies, an innovative cocktail list and truly original bar food. Discover a truly original take on afternoon tea with their ‘Gin & Tea,’ offering everything you love from a classic afternoon tea, but with a cheeky gin cocktail twist.

A quintessentially British cheeseboard leads the Gin Palace Bar menu, featuring a mature wedge of Croxton Manor Cheddar, divine Colston Basset Stilton and a deliciously creamy Somerset brie. It’s followed by the delightful slider trio of 3 mini beef, chicken and lamb burgers, served with a zingy tomato relish and chunky chips. Or alternatively a plate of prosciutto and fresh figs, served with pear chutney. Smaller dishes to share include chicken satay, lamb kofta or seafood dim sum.

Swathed in rich chocolate and orange hues, the mirrored bar reflects the polished oak furnishing and comfy leather armchairs. Contemporary spotlights illuminate the dining area, whilst bouquet lights spill over metallic vases, adding a touch of old-school glamour to Gin Palace restaurant.

Gin Palace in London is a 5-minute walk from Covent Garden Tube Station. The iconic Trafalgar Square is only a 10-minute walk away from Gin Palace on The Strand. You’ll find one entrance just off The Strand on Exeter St, and another via the main Strand Palace Hotel foyer.

Gin Palace

Strand Palace Hotel, 372 Strand, Exeter Street, London, WC2R 0JJ

Contact +44 2074974158
Reservations +44 2035512120

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4.6 (((() (based on 9 reviews)
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  • afternoon tea (7)
  • trendy (3)
  • luxury (2)
  • private dining (2)
  • romantic (2)
  • business (1)
  • dinner (1)
  • entertainment (1)
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  • ((((* 22 December 2016 by Jennie Gillam from London

    Very nice afternoon tea, great cocktails. Staff were extremely pleasant and helpful but rather inattentive, so getting served more drinks was hard work.

  • ((((( 19 December 2016 by Celia Smith from Wiltshire

    Fabulous - absolutely great - we had a lovely time - staff & service fabulous - wonderful value for money

  • ((((* 15 November 2016 by Natalie Unwin from Suffolk Coastal District

    The Gin infused tea was excellent! It was a treat for my daughter's birthday and she likes Gin so I thought it would be different twist to the traditional afternoon tea and it didn't disappoint. We had the Gin Palace Tea which was so amazing my daughter had to have a second one! The food was very good but we couldn't eat all of it so took some home in a cake box.The environment and surroundings were contemporary but quite funky which again was a bit different to the usual hotel lounge or restaurant look. The service was very good and we enjoyed a relaxed couple of hours. The staff did not attempt to hurry us or make us feel as we had overstayed our visit.

  • ((((( 2 October 2016 by Dorothy Robinson from Cumbria

    Drinks were Fabulous and the bar staff changed our drinks without hesitation they were very happy and friendly the complimentary drinks due to food error were lovely ??

  • ((((( 6 June 2016 by Marion Langan from Maldon

    I booked a Gin Afternoon Tea at the Gin Palace for myself and six friends to celebrate a 60th birthday. We had a wonderful time. The staff were lovely and the food was delicious and very attractive. The gin exotic tea infused cocktails were huge and also delicious.
    A great afternoon with lots of laughter in lovely surroundings

  • ((((( 25 May 2016 by Nick Sundin from London


  • ((((( 2 February 2016 by Verity Parsonson from London

    The waitresses were amazing and made our experience perfect, I have a severe nut allergy and this was very carefully looked after. Me and the girls were celebrating a 30th birthday and will definitely be coming back for the next! The food was divine and the cocktails even better, one of the girls didn't like gin until she came here, so I think we've managed to bring her over to the good side. Well done guys!

  • ((((( 25 January 2016 by Joanne Hussein from Hertfiordshire

    We had the afternoon tea and was lovely.

  • (((** 23 December 2015 by Gill Knight from Stone

    Sadly it took 45 minutes to serve us and we were the only ones there. Communication issues, it has been waiting for service. So the sandwiches were dry on top. The remainder of the yea was lovely, but I felt the atmosphere was spoiled by the unnecessary wait. The raspberry and juniper shot was issues

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