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The Rivoli Bar  

 
 
ADDRESS
The Ritz Hotel, St James's, London W1J 9BT
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Sat 11.30am-12midnight, Sun 12noon-10pm
 
PRICES
Cocktails £19 | A minimum charge of £15 per person applies from 5pm
 

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The Rivoli Bar, an intimate cocktail lounge within the famous Ritz Hotel, re-opened in 2001 after a closure of some twenty years with interiors stylishly updated from their original early Art Deco look into the current more luxurious style of the late 1920s. Likened by Tatler magazine to a "gorgeous little jewel box", the award-winning Rivoli Bar drips with Murano glass chandeliers suspended from gilded ceiling domes, and is encased by wood veneer walls decorated with delicate Lalique glass insets originally made for the Orient Express trains. The cocktail list includes one Sir Charlie - a mix of whisky, absinthe and Champagne - named after Charlie Chaplin, a regular at The Ritz. The Rivoli Bar was, most memorably, the place where American actress Tallulah Bankhead sipped champagne from her slipper during a press conference to celebrate her arrival in London back in 1951 - and so created another chapter in Ritz history.

 

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Green Park Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
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Car Parks

 
Arlington House Pure Parking
 
1 minutes walk
 
Carrington Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The May Fair, A Radisson Collection Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £170  29% off
Stratton Street, W1J | 2 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
The May Fair, A Radisson Collection Hotel, is located in sophisticated Mayfair, resurgent again as London's true luxury quarter. The hotel puts you in a peaceful ... More
 
 
 
The Stafford London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £218  21% off
St James's Place, SW1A | 2 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
This Mayfair institution is in a 17th-century building hidden down a quiet side street behind The Ritz. Decorated in a smart, traditional style, the mews rooms ... More
 
 
 
Cavendish London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £136  29% off
81 Jermyn Street, SW1Y | 3 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
Situated on prestigious Jermyn Street, in the heart of Piccadilly, the 4 star deluxe Cavendish Hotel is perfectly located for London's theatres, shops and arts. It ... More
 
 
 
 
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Charlie Berkeley Street
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Berkeley Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 2 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
Mayfair nightclub Charlie, opened early in September 2015, is perfectly positioned to appeal to the glamorous night owls in and around Berkeley Street, where neighbours include ... More
 
 
 
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Dukes Hotel: Cognac and Cigar Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 St James's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 3 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
Famous for its martinis - a favourite with James Bond author Ian Fleming - Dukes Hotel extends its drinking area to include an outdoor Cognac and ... More
 
 
 
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The Donovan Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Brown's Hotel, 33 Albermarle Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 3 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
For those who like Gucci with their champagne, the Donovan Bar is an example of all the things a classy hotel bar ought to be. The ... More
 
 
 
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Mahiki
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from The Rivoli Bar
A favourite with young royals - Princes Harry and William, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie have been spotted here... all at the same time. And ... More
 
 
 
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Funky Buddha
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
15 Berkeley Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from The Rivoli Bar
Between the Victorian elegance of Berkley Square and the Imperial magnificence of Piccadilly, you might be surprised to find a club that oozes with Eastern decadence, ... More
 
 
 
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Ye Grapes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 4 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
Built in 1882 this gorgeous Victorian pub could be the perfect spot for a night out, if you can find it, that is. Very close to ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th October 2019 to 4th January 2020
The Rivoli Bar, 16 Denman Street, W1D | 7 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
Following the success of the Young Vic'c bold adaptation of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, the production transfers to the Piccadilly Theatre in autumn. Told ...More
 
 
 
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The Lehman Trilogy
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th May to 3rd August 2019
The Rivoli Bar, 16 Denman Street, W1D | 7 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
Following a sold-out run at the National Theatre, the critically acclaimed The Lehman Trilogy transfers to the Piccadilly Theatre in May 2019. Simon Russell Beale, Adam ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Music  Dates: Sunday 25th August 2019 - 3pm
The Rivoli Bar, 20 Sherwood Street, W1F | 7 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 7 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
The tiny entrance of the Criterion Theatre is almost invisible among the massive advertisements, traffic and crowds of Piccadilly Circus. To ignore it, however, is to ... More
 
 
 
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Empire Cinema Haymarket
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
63-65 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 8 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
The independently-owned Empire owns cinemas at 14 locations across the UK including this one, the three screen Empire Cinema on Haymarket in London's ... More
 
 
 
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The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience West End
London > Entertainment >
22-32 Shaftesbury Avenue, Trocadero, W1D | 8 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
From spring 2019 the Crystal Maze LIVE Experience comes to the West End. After three successful years in Angel, Islington (open until 28th ... More
 
 
 
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Mallett Ely House
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
37 Dover Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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Fine Art Commissions Ltd
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y6AL | 2 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
Portraits, commissioned and otherwise, are a tradition as old as art itself, with representations made of great men and women for posterity from the time of ... More
 
 
 
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Chris Beetles
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
8-10 Ryder Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
Gallery owner Chris Beetles has been dealing for 25 years, and for 16 years from this location in the heart of St James's. Specializing in English ... More
 
 
 
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John Smedley Jermyn Street
London > Shopping > Clothing
55 Jermyn Street, SW1Y | 2 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
John Smedley is renowned for its long running production of luxury knitwear. The story started in the Lea Mills factory in ... More
 
 
 
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Daks Simpsons
London > Shopping > Clothing
10 Old Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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Wright and Teague
London > Shopping > Jewellery
27 Burlington Arcade, Mayfair, London W1J | 2 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
Established design duo showing their wares in a smart gallery space. Their offer is stylish, contemporary and very wearable, and comes in silver, platinum and gold. ... More
 
 
 
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The Ritz Afternoon Tea
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
150 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from The Rivoli Bar
Tea at The Ritz has to be the London equivalent of Breakfast at Tiffany's - a world-famous brand that captures the essence of each city's history ... More
 
 
 
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The Ritz Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
150 Piccadilly, Mayfair, , St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from The Rivoli Bar
A meal at The Ritz Restaurant at the grand Ritz Hotel, or at any of the Ritz restaurants for that matter, is seen as the epitome ... More
 
 
 
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Caviar House & Prunier
London > Restaurants > Russian restaurants
161 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from The Rivoli Bar
Russian gastro shop and cafe-style restaurant. The caviar is delicious and the champagne of the very highest calibre. However, as you might expect in the heart ... More
 
 
 
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 13 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 13 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 16 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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May Fair Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
May Fair Hotel, Stratton Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 2 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
The subterranean spa within the luxury May Fair Hotel offers a tailed experience emphasising wellbeing and health. All of the spa treatments have been carefully ... More
 
 
 
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Catalyst Health and Fitness Ltd
London > Leisure > Fitness
30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
Catalyst personal trainers are among the best in London. Get fit without doing yourself an injury, lose weight with a specially devised programme or build your ... More
 
 
 
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Green Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 5 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
Although many of the parks in London are officially owned by the sovereign, it is the four central London parks (one of which is Green Park) ... More
 
 
 
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Ye Grapes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 4 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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The Only Running Footman
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
5 Charles Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 4 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
One of two venues belonging to The Meredith Group who also run The Portman in Portman Village, The Only Running Footman is a popular pub, restaurant ... More
 
 
 
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The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 7 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
Located in the heart of London's traditional Clubland in Pall Mall, The Reform Club was founded in 1836 and was membership was initially restricted to those who ... More
 
 
 
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The Ritz Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
150 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from The Rivoli Bar
World famous luxury hotel, right on Piccadilly, with a roof terrace looking across Green Park. The fine food (particularly the Afternoon Tea) at the Ritz attract ... More
 
 
 
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Dover Street Restaurant and Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
8-10 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from The Rivoli Bar
This long established night spot in Mayfair's Dover Street has been providing Londoners with a sophisticated setting to enjoy food, drink and live entertainment for 30 ... More
 
 
 
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Stratton Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 2 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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Helene Schjerfbeck
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Over 60 paintings by 'Finland's Munch' go on display at the Royal Academy of Arts in the first major exhibition ...More

 
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An interactive storytime session with picture book author Claire Culliford followed by an arts&craft workshop using recycled materials! Saving the ...More

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Step off Regent Street into the Green Bar Summer Terrace, a bright, verdant terrace created in partnership with Veuve Clicquot ...More

 
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The West End star, who meowed as Grizabella in Cats, is joined by musical director Tim Evans for an evening ...More

Gary Yershon: Once Upon A Song
Music | On 25th August 2019 

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The Academy Award and Drama Desk-nominated composer celebrates of the art of telling stories in song with special guest Liza ...More

John Smedley: 235
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Exhibitions | Until 2nd October 2019 

St James's Market 7 minutes walk from The Rivoli Bar

Launching at London Craft Week on 1st May, luxury knitwear brand John Smedley marks its 235th year with a free ...More

 
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For select Sundays this summer Regent Street is banning traffic for the popular Summer Streets series. The summer-long event combines ...More

 
Clym's Coat Check
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Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

Sketch London 8 minutes walk from The Rivoli Bar

Famed for its theatrical interiors and spectacular site-specific installations, sketch has been transformed once again this summer thanks to renowned ...More

 
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Theatre | Until 5th October 2019 

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Andrew Lloyd Webber's most enduring hit has been running since 1984 and is still as popular with audiences and critics ...More

 

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