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A destination in itself, The Library bar attracts guests in residence and locals alike. Retaining an intimate, club-like atmosphere with a welcoming ambience, the distinguished surroundings provide the perfect opportunity to soak up the bar’s “Lanesborough Paradis” atmosphere, where time slows to a leisurely pace during the day yet comes alive in the evening as the nightly music entertainment unfolds. A truly unique experience amongst London's vibrant bar scene, The Library Bar is home to Cognacs dating back to the 1770s, as well as spectacularly prepared cocktails by a team of award-winning bartenders.

"The atmosphere is a cool mix of classic and contemporary, the perfect setting for the most British of cocktails...."

Conde Nast Traveller


Dimmed lighting, grand surroundings and the UK’s best Cognac selection, with bottles dating back to 1770, helps the Library Bar exude old-world charm and treats guests to a truly unique experience. Awarded 'Cognac Drinks List of the Year' by Imbibe Magazine in 2016. 


A stylish setting for drinks and light dining, The Library Bar is open daily from 11am to 1am Monday to Saturday and from 12pm – 12am on Sundays. Enjoy live music, with a resident pianist from 6.30pm to 9.30pm, after which the bar comes alive with jazz music and vibrant playlists.

Miniature Cocktail Flights

Can't decide which cocktail to choose? Allow our passionate team of bartenders to inspire your taste buds with a flight of three miniature cocktails, re-imagining timeless favourites such as our Corner Martini and Provençal Bellini. Priced at £25 for three drinks. 


Our bartenders are a talented, dynamic team, contributing to a host of awards, including 'Cognac Drinks List of the Year' by Imbibe Magazine and accolades from national and international cocktail competitions.

Our Cognac and whiskey collection stretches back as far as 1770, whilst cocktail lovers will enjoy the creative twist on popular classics, such as our famous Corner Martini.

Under the direction of Bar Manager Mickael Perron, our award-winning team have created masterful drinks to suit each and every guest - but please feel free to ask the team to create your favourite if you do not see it on the list. 


The Lanesborough’s collection includes three pre-French Revolution vintages (1778, 1775, 1770), which are extremely rare - the last pre French Revolution (1789) bottle of Cognac was sold in 2016 at an auction (La Tour D’argent in Paris cellar). 

The Lanesborough offers guests a chance to sample some of the Cognac history with a “Three Centuries of Cognac” flight, consisting of 3 rare Cognacs:

1778 - Grande Champagne - Private cellar

1817 - Eschenauer Cognacs – Bordeaux wine merchant traders (subject to change)

1945 - Grande Champagne – from Hermitage, Angeac

Monday – Saturday from 11am – 1am
Sunday & Bank holidays from 12pm – 12am

The Lanesborough, Hyde Park Corner,
London SW1X 7TA
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7259 5599

Reservations are for hotel guests only, however please contact us prior to your arrival if you would like a particular request accommodated.


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