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Old Fashioned (Hotel?) Bar in London

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Good evening

Despite having lived in London all my life, I am struggling to think of a bar for what I am looking for on Friday night. Looking for somewhere fairly central to catch up with a friend - ideally somewhere wood-panelled, dark and "moody" that has nice whiskey at a moderately wallet friendly price.

A very specific brief! Very grateful for any ideas


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    1. Absolutely goto the bar at the Dukes Hotel, and order one of their vodka martinis (though the prices are fairly high)!

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      1. re: brokentelephone

        Seconded. Absolutely perfectly fits the brief. And the martinis are out of this world.

      2. The bar at the Orrery might suit.
        It has a very old school clubby feel.

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          1. re: thelondonknowledge

            I wouldn't recommend driving if you plan on having more than one!