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suspended from gilded ceiling domes, and is encased by wood veneer walls decorated with delicate Lalique glass insets originally made for the Orient Express trains.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
 
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Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
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Arlington House Pure Parking
 
1 minutes walk
 
Carrington Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The May Fair Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £170  26% off
Stratton Street, W1J | 2 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
The luxurious May Fair Hotel is located in sophisticated Mayfair, resurgent again as London's true luxury quarter. The May Fair puts you in a peaceful spot ... More
 
 
 
The Stafford London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £218  38% 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
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £136  33% off
81 Jermyn Street, SW1Y | 3 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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15 Berkeley Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 2 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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Brown's Hotel, 33 Albermarle Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 3 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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1 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from The Rivoli Bar
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Funky Buddha
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15 Berkeley Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from The Rivoli Bar
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Ye Grapes
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16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 4 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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The Rivoli Bar, 23 Savile Row, W1B | 4 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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The Rivoli Bar, 203-206 Piccadilly, W1J | 5 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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The Rivoli Bar, 16 Denman Street, W1D | 7 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 7 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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63-65 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 8 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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10 Old Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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27 Burlington Arcade, Mayfair, London W1J | 2 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
150 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from The Rivoli Bar
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
150 Piccadilly, Mayfair, , St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from The Rivoli Bar
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161 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from The Rivoli Bar
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15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 13 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 13 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 16 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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Green Park
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Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 5 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
5 Charles Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 4 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 7 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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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
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Stratton Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 2 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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Phyllida Barlow
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Exhibitions | Until 23rd June 2019 

Royal Academy of Arts 3 minutes walk from The Rivoli Bar

Using cardboard, cement and plaster British sculptor Phyllida Barlow, who was awarded a CBE for services to art in the ...More

 
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Royal Academy of Arts 3 minutes walk from The Rivoli Bar

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Royal Academy of Arts 3 minutes walk from The Rivoli Bar

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Oliver Jeffers: Observations on Modern Life
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Exhibitions | Until 15th May 2019 

Lazinc 4 minutes walk from The Rivoli Bar

Irish artist Oliver Jeffers is best known for his beautiful picture books - he won a BAFTA for the animated ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 22nd April 2019 

Waterstone's - Piccadilly 5 minutes walk from The Rivoli Bar

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Concerts | Until 29th April 2019 

St George's Church Hanover Square 7 minutes walk from The Rivoli Bar

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Crystal Maze LIVE Experience West End
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Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2019 

The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience West End 8 minutes walk from The Rivoli Bar

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Russia: Royalty & the Romanovs
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Exhibitions | Until 28th April 2019 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 8 minutes walk from The Rivoli Bar

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Theatre | Until 29th September 2019 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 8 minutes walk from The Rivoli Bar

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The Comedy Store Players
Comedy | On 21st April 2019 

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