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suspended from gilded ceiling domes, and is encased by wood veneer walls decorated with delicate Lalique glass insets originally made for the Orient Express trains.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

Car Parks

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

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St. James's Hotel & Club London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £194  27% off
7-8 Park Place, SW1A | 2 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
Naming the St James's Hotel 'and Club' is a clever way of letting you know exactly what to expect from this establishment. Tucked away down a ... More
 
 
 
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Stratton Street, W1J | 2 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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The Stafford London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £218  35% 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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15 Berkeley Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 2 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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London > Nightlife > Bars
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1 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from The Rivoli Bar
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15 Berkeley Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute 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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Empire Cinema Haymarket
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
63-65 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 8 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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1a Oxendon Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 8 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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8-10 Ryder Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 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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9 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from The Rivoli Bar
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150 Piccadilly, 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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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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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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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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Talisman In The Age Of Difference
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Topical humour from Jarred Christmas, Sean Meo, Eleanor Tiernan, Paul Thorne, Ben Norris and Roger Monkhouse....More

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