Bar, Chinese, $$$
Set within the basement of The Dorchester on Park Lane, the China Tang Bar is decorated floor to ceiling with art deco furnishing evoking exquisite 1930s Shanghai. The cocktail menu stays on theme by offering Asian-inspired recipes as well as the ‘classics and forgotten’, expertly mixed by the brilliant bar staff. Particularly outstanding is the Ramos Fizz, a velvety smooth concoction that makes for the perfect nightcap. With its separate street entrance, China Tang hardly feels like a hotel bar.