Purl is a gem of a cocktail bar based in Marylebone, just around the corner from The Chiltern Firehouse. 1920s themed speakeasy with comfortable sofas and seating. The cocktails are original and quirky – mine came in a sun tan lotion bottle:


If you do not fancy cocktails, Purl offers a wide range of spirits, particularly gin. Do be prepared to spend £25 for two drinks plus service.

Music is low key and generally jazz so creates a good atmosphere for a date or catching up with friends.

I suggest booking a table in advance for the weekends, although they do allow walk-ins if there is space.