Regent’s Place is the perfect port of call if you’re exploring London.
Whether you’ve been shopping in the West End, arriving on the train at King’s Cross or Euston, cycling through the city or exploring the beautiful delights of Regent’s Park and Primrose Hill, Regent’s Place is an ideally placed escape to thoughtful green spaces and a sweeping Plaza (currently decorated in the colours of Pride with donation points for LGBT+ charity Just Like Us) with independent bars and restaurants offering incredible craft beers and excellent wine, seasonal menus and sharing plates.
It’s also home to the New Diorama Theatre (see their latest performances here), wellbeing social space House of Wisdom which hosts yoga, meditation and breathing classes and popular hair spot Don Hairport. With on-site cycle hire from Brompton Bikes and handy coffee places and shops, it’s an unmissable find in London. Family-friendly with spaced outdoor tables, these are the essential pubs and bars to know for drinks and food in London.
5 Brock St, Regent’s Place, NW1 3FG
With a huge, folding window that opens up on to the pedestrianised space of Regent’s Place Plaza, The Refinery is exactly what you’re looking for when you need to escape the bustle of London and want to eat good food with delicious wine, beer and cocktails after a long day at work, shopping or exploring the city.
Serving up nibbles, sharing plates of fiery slow-cooked pork ribs, grilled tofu and shiitake mushroom skewers, huge salads and incredible mains. With fish finger sandwiches, plant burgers and delicious puddings, it’s the perfect menu for big groups of friends, workmates or if you want an enjoyable family lunch.
Drinks-wise they place an emphasis on craft (AND UNION and Brewdog) and world beers (Asahi and London Pride), incredible cocktails from classics to lower-alcohol creations, a huge wine list organised by tasting notes plus after-dinner Irish coffees and hot chocolates. Book now for a long lazy lunch or celebratory evening out with plenty of space and a welcoming team.
What the reviews say:
“Great cocktails, modern surroundings, good people watching. Ideal for locals like me to catch up with friends, but also a useful meeting place. Large windows to watch the world go by.” Google Reviews
“Good wine list and wide range of food from quinoa to fish n chips with a good vegan selection. Many tables are bar stool type so it feels very relaxed – more bar than restaurant. Front is all glass and looks out onto the Plaza which feels airy and you can sit out – with blankets for chilly days.” Tripadvisor
11 Triton Street, Regent's Place, NW1 3BF
Fun, friendly and set in the pedestrianised spot of Triton Street, this is a bar and restaurant you need to visit. With a front terrace and private garden, outdoor seating is easy to come by (book here) and it also has a varied and welcoming drinks list. Brewdog, Crabbies, Estrella and Sol are all available by the bottle while The Union is known for its huge array of craft ales, beers, lagers and ciders on tap. Aperol Spritzes and Margaritas rub shoulders with a new selection of healthy and probiotic drinks so if you pop in for a post-House of Wisdom session or after a run across Regent’s Park, you’ll find something ideal for you.
The Union offers an extensive lunch selection (think Thai yellow vegetable curr…hot & sour with turmeric, lime, ginger, coriander and jasmine rice or an aged beef burger with skin on fries, Ogleshield cheese and Union pickles) while on the evenings you can order up sharing boards and mains (the starter of Union Sausage roll and fruity brown sauce is a must) with incredible puddings to follow (Affogato scoop of gelato with a shot of Ozone espresso). Pop in for drinks and dinner with friends, family or work mates and be sure of a huge welcome.
What the reviews say:
“Great place for food and hanging out with family and friends.. friendly staff.. good food.. Will definitely visit again.. must try the burger and sweet potato wedges.” Traveladvisor
“Nice bar and venue in the heart(ish) of London, bar staff have always been friendly and quick and the drinks aren't insanely priced. A few cocktails on the menu which they can make quickly. There's an outdoor area that's good to cool down.” Google Reviews