The Met Bar at the Metropolitan Hotel

The Met bar has been re-launched with more tables, brand new windows and for the first time ever, an “open to all” policy.

The Met Bar ditched its members only entry requirement and now offers a versatile event space for up to 180 guests, pre and post dinner cocktails and bar nibbles.

Since it first opened in the 1990s, the Met Bar has set the trend for the ultimate night out in Mayfair with the likes of Kate Moss, Sadie Frost, Oasis, Boy George and Tara Palmer-Tomkinson sipping their drinks at the Met Bar.

Post Cool Britannia times the bar sold its entire interior on eBay and now welcomes guests with a brand new look.

The Met Bar’s new drinks menu offers an extensive wine list, vintage Champagne by the glass, signature and classic cocktails. Food is served from midday until late and guests can feast on dishes like potted shrimps, fennel and orange baby loaf, with a parsley and chilli salad, and ham hock and parsley terrine with a beetroot and pickled walnut salad.

Main courses include lemon poached monkfish, kedgeree cakes, fresh vegetable salad with a honey and mustard dressing and Dedham Dale beef and Stilton pie with sloe gin gravy.

The Met Bar adds to London’s wonderful cocktail bar scene in a city with of the best hotel bars in the world.