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London Nightlife

American Bar

  • 16–18 St. James's Pl. Map It
  • St. James's
  • Bars/Pubs
  • Fodor's Choice

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Festooned with a chin-dropping array of club ties, signed celebrity photographs, sporting mementos, and baseball caps, this sensational hotel cocktail bar has superb martinis. The name dates from the 1930s, when hotel bars in London started to cater to growing numbers of Americans crossing the Atlantic in ocean liners, but it wasn't until the 1970s, when a customer left a small carved wooden eagle, that the collection of paraphernalia was started.

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Stafford Hotel, 16–18 St. James's Pl., London, SW1A 1NJ, England

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  • Daily 11:30 am–11 pm


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