One of the Longest Surviving American Bars in London
The American Bar at The Stafford belongs to the great tradition of the American cocktail bars that became renowned in London and Paris during the 1920s and 30s, and remains one of the longest surviving American bars in London.
Serving classics and signature cocktails, The American Bar is overseen by Bar Director, Benoit Provost and Director of Mixology, Salvatore Megna, whose creations, new and vintage, are a reference for cocktail lovers all over the world.
Under the direction of Michelin-starred chef Lisa Goodwin-Allen of Northcote restaurant, The American Bar has launched a brand new food menu inspired by the best of the USA’s famed dishes and flavours. Both Lisa and Executive Head Chef of The Stafford London, Jozef Rogulski, have worked together to reimagine The American Bar’s food offering.
Reservations can be made via our online booking system until 3pm, for dining only. After 3pm we operate on a walk-in, first come, first served basis.
Monday – Wednesday: 12pm – midnight
Thursday – Saturday: 12pm – 1am
Sunday: 12pm – midnight
All-day Dining menu from 12pm until 9pm.
Monday – Sunday: 10am – 11.30am for teas and coffees only.
The American Bar serves American-inspired lunch, dinner and light bites throughout the day.
Enjoy a Cocktail
Serving classics and signature cocktails, The American Bar is overseen by Bar Director, Benoit Provost whose creations, new and vintage, are a reference for cocktail lovers all over the world.
Explore our newly-launched cocktail menu – The Alchemy of Equilibrium. Based on the four elements, 17 cocktails explore the winds and seas, the fire of the sun, and the earth underfoot, which all act within the principle of universal equilibrium.
American Bar Gin
The American Bar Gin has been made specifically for us by our friends at Hawkridge Distillers, and is now available to buy from our bar at £65 per bottle, to takeaway only. To purchase, visit our bar and enquire with one of our team members.
The American Bar offers a fine selection of cigars. Guests and visitors are welcome to enjoy a cigar with their favourite tipple in our private, cobbled courtyard.
Outdoor Private Events
The American Bar’s courtyard is the perfect place for al fresco events and celebrations. The Stafford London offer semi-private events in this stunning location. Whether it be a lavish drinks reception, or a sumptuous barbecue, our unique courtyard is the ideal location to enjoy exquisite food and drinks in the London sunshine.