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    19 Undiscovered Bars You Must Visit Before You Die

    The watering holes in London you need to discover this year.

    1. The Shrub and Shutter

    2. 68 & Boston

    3. Artesian Bar

    OK, so technically the Artesian bar has been around for a while now. But it's also THE WORLD'S BEST BAR, so if you haven't been here you NEED to go this year. It's pricey, but honestly, the cocktails will blow your mind. Go with friends, order one each, and share so you can try as many as possible.

    4. Three Six Six

    5. East London Liquor Company

    This ultra cool distillery has been going for the last two years, so you might be familiar with their gin, vodka, or rum. The bar in the distillery however, has remained fairly under-the-radar, and this is the year you should discover it. Not only is it beautiful, with soft lighting, distressed wood, and two stunning copper stills as a backdrop, it also has a cracking cocktail menu, a bottle shop outside, and some of the cheapest high-quality gin around (£18 a bottle).

    6. Peony Bar

    7. Ladies and Gentlemen

    8. Seymour's Parlour

    In 2015 the Zetter Townhouse opened its second cocktail bar, Seymour's Parlour. Tony Conigliaro (of 69 Colebrook) is the mixology wizard behind the drinks, so you know you're in safe hands, and the plush setting is everything you'd expect from the Zetter Group. If the original Zetter is your eccentric great aunt who gives you free range of her country house, Seymour's is the slightly more wicked uncle. Defs worth a visit.

    9. Black Dice

    10. Cocktail Trading Company

    11. Original Sin

    12. Oriole

    13. Old Tom & English

    If you're missing Mad Men, you need to make Old Tom your regular haunt. If Don Draper designed his own personal bar, it would look like this. They opened last year in Soho and serve a gorgeously rich, smoked Old Fashioned that will complete satisfy any Mad Men cravings.

    14. Sovereign Loss

    15. The Gibson Bar

    16. Milroy's Bar

    The beloved Milroy's whisky shop has opened up a bar downstairs, so now you can buy a bottle of the good stuff and chase it with a solid whisky cocktail. Oh, and if you're a picky whisky drinker, not to worry – they have over 250 varieties behind the bar.

    17. Gremio De Brixton

    18. Demon, Wise & Partner

    19. Mr Fogg's Tavern