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suspended from gilded ceiling domes, and is encased by wood veneer walls decorated with delicate Lalique glass insets originally made for the Orient Express trains.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

 

Opening and closing times for The Rivoli Bar

Today (Thursday) The Rivoli Bar closes at midnight

Monday:

7.00
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Midnight
 
 

Tuesday:

7.00
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Midnight
 
 

Wednesday:

7.00
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Midnight
 
 

Thursday:

7.00
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Midnight
 
 

Friday:

7.00
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Midnight
 
 

Saturday:

7.00
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Midnight
 
 

Sunday:

8.00
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22.00
 
 

LondonTown.com - The Rivoli Bar Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
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
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

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

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