Detroit Bar  

 
 
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35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9LA
 
 
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Mon to Sat 17:00-Midnight
 

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Detroit BarCovent Garden "style" bar serving cocktails and a chilled out, trendy vibe.

Considered to be one of London’s original “style” or “concept” bars, despite being on the scene for a while Detroit still continues to appear fresh, funky and vibrant. It also serves up some of the best cocktails in town. Talking of which, the décor itself is a bit of a cocktail of tastes… part sci-fi, part retro, part medieval crypt, its mish-mash of styles means that most individual tastes are catered for. Dimly lit, cosy alcoves are ideal for those seeking intimacy and seclusion, while quirky, space-age booths offer a more sociable, buzzing environment. The music is chilled, with popular Vinyl Evenings offering French, deep house and funk being held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. This is a fashionable venue (with prices to match) but not painfully so. Chic rather than chichi, modern rather than modish, it offers a cool, laid back vibe that’s hard to resist.

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Cocktails in a crypt, cosy alcoves, space age styles, retro, funk and vinyl.

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Detroit Bar has featured in a number of films including ‘Code 46’ and ‘Following’.

 

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Covent Garden Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
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Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Holborn NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £118  30% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 1 minute from Detroit Bar
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
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Near to the British Museum, this Edwardian hotel is something of a Bloomsbury landmark. Relaunched in January 2009 following a '25million makeover, each of the 174 ... More
 
 
 
 
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13-15 Tavistock Street, The Opera Quarter, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Detroit Bar
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33 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Detroit Bar
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12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Detroit Bar
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45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Detroit Bar
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23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from Detroit Bar
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
 
 
 
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24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Detroit Bar
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