Regulars to Fitzrovia can enjoy the newly launched bar in London’s Charlotte Street, Vijay’s Bar & Lounge offering a diverse menu of innovative cocktails and Indian-style bar snacks. Tucked away and above the Indian restaurant Lokhandwala, and inspired by an infamous Mumbai gangster Vijay, the intimate venue and outdoor terrace will offer cocktail lovers an elusive drinking den in the heart of Fitzrovia.
With atmospheric dark walls, rich fabrics and opulent detail, Vijay’s Lounge & Bar provides a haven for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the streets below. The focus of the room is the impressively stocked bar, which is framed by an eye-catching bronze chandelier, while details such as oil paintings and a striking silver elephant, nod towards the venue’s Indian culture. The twenty-five capacity room leads on to a hidden outdoor terrace, an ideal spot for alfresco drinking in the warm summer months ahead.
The drinks menu comprises an extensive list of wines, cocktails and premium spirits – from high-quality champagnes to Japanese Whiskies ensuring there’s something to sate all tastes. Floral syrups and Indian spices play a prominent role throughout the menu, with the likes of rose and lavender syrup featuring in the drinks, along with spices like fennel seed, star anise and fresh coriander.
With its beautiful interiors, unique cocktail menu, and prime location, Vijay’s Bar & Lounge promises to be Fitzrovia’s newest treasure. The perfect place for a private party, post work cocktails or romantic drinks for two, the bar is set to attract locals and visitors alike who are looking for a special hideaway to experience some of the best drinks in town.