8 of the Best Bloody Marys in London

This savoury cocktail obsession makes daytime drinking totally acceptable. There’s all sorts of creative twists to explore, from bloody marys served in bell peppers, garnished with a battered Mars bar, or with a sour cream Pringles rim. What’s your choice?


1. The Red Snapper – The Distillery

The gin one

What else would you expect from the bar inside London’s first gin hotel? A Bloody Mary injected with gin.

Find it at: The Distillery London. 186 Portobello Rd, London W11 1LA


2. Brunch Bloody Mary – MAP Maison

The insanely Instagrammable one

Everything about this cocktail is edible, even the vessel. An easy, boozy way to bump up your 10 A Day…

Find it at: MAP Maison. 321 Kingsland Rd, London E8 4DL

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3. Mary Queen of Scots – Powder Keg Diplomacy

The insanely indulgent one

These guys specialise in creative bloody marys, with a long list to choose from. We’re all about Mary Queen Of Scots, which comes with a battered Mars bar.

Find it at: Powder Keg Diplomacy. 147 St Johns Hill, SW11 1TQ


4. Dirty Mary – Dirty Bones

The ultimate hangover buster one

Rimmed with sour cream Pringles – this is just what you fell out of bed for.

With Ketel One vodka, tomato, lemon & pickle juices and hot sauce

Find it at: Dirty Bones, Various locations


5. Green Bloody Mary – Hotbox

The weird, yet nutritious one 

When you sign up for Hot Box’s epic bottomless brunch, you’ll get a choice of five (yeh) bloody marys to choose from, including this Green Bloody Mary. Certainly not an entry level Bloody Mary, but great if you like it really savoury – think boozy gazpacho soup.

Find it at: Hotbox. 46-48 Commercial St, London E1 6LT

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6. Spiced Kimchee Bloody Mary – Jinjuu

This Asian twist comes with a much-needed snack 

Jinjuu’s bespoke kimchi spice mix, celery &a black pepper infused soju, gochugaru (chilli flakes) & fresh tomato juice

Find it at: Jinjuu, Kingly Court, 15 Kingly St, Carnaby, London W1B 5PS

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7. Golden Mary – Eneko at One Aldwych

A classy take on a classic 

Spiced vodka, golden tomato juice, celery foam

Find it at: One Aldwych, London WC2B 4BZ

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8. Prairie Oyster –  69 Colebrooke Row

The deconstructed one

Served in a China oyster shell, with a tomato yolk, bathed in horseradish vodka, Oloroso Sherry, shallots, pepper sauce, celery salt and micro herbs. Sliding down in one go.

Find it at: 69 Colebrooke Row, N1 8AA

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