The Bar/Lounge at The Lanesborough
The bar/lounge at The Lanesborough is acknowledged by travel writers. Of the 13 publications that we monitored, 8 recommended the bar/lounge, including Fodor's, Oyster and Gayot.
"The building dates to 1733, and even perusing the wine list at the bar feels like a history lesson—its most notoriously expensive bottle being a 1770 cognac, a mere snip at £5,000 a shot"
"Hotel highlights include fine dining at Celeste restaurant, the Library Bar, and traditional afternoon tea"
"Visitors can enjoy refined cuisine under the conservatory roof in the grand dining room at Céleste; as well, not to be missed moments include The Lanesborough’s elegant afternoon tea service, a snifter of vintage cognac in The Library Bar or a cigar in The Garden Room"
Travel + Leisure
"The oak-paneled Library Bar stocks hard-to-find whiskeys and Cognacs (including some dating back to 1770)"
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Forbes Travel Guide
"In this cigar lounge, a secret gem among visitors and locals, you'll be welcomed into the walk-in humidor by cigar sommelier Luca Tramontana, who will expertly guide you through the hotel’s 200-strong selection"