An unrivalled ambiance

Step inside our striking red bar and enjoy an inventive signature cocktail from our talented Bar Manager, Salvatore Maggio.

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The New York Bar

Renowned for its striking red décor, original artwork, and friendly ambiance, The New York Bar at The Rubens blends traditional hospitality with innovative cocktails, gin-tasting experiences, and live music. Our inviting bar is a true highlight of London Victoria. We also have a Champagne trolley, showcasing a selection to choose from.

The talented team, led by Salvatore Maggio, Bar Manager, are passionate about creating a great lounge bar experience through impeccable service, generous hospitality and expert knowledge. There is a delicious bar menu, alongside a cocktail menu which offers a journey from early signature classics through to modern mixology, as well as delicious infusions and table theatre cocktails.

The New York Bar provides the perfect setting for luxury date nights, after work drinks, pre-dinner cocktails and laid-back lunch meetings. Our bar menu - filled with a variety of tantalising light bites, indulgent sandwiches, and comfort food specialities - offers the perfect accompaniment, whatever the occasion may be. 

We kindly request that you book online. This is the easiest and most efficient way to reserve your table and it displays our most up-to-date offers and availability. We are also able to accommodate requests and make arrangements for special occasions through our online booking system.

Should you have any further queries, please contact us at

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Opening hours

Monday - Sunday: 12pm - 11pm
Pre-theatre dining: 5pm - 7pm

Dress code: Smart casual. We respectfully ask guests to refrain from wearing sportswear, flip-flops, and non-tailored shorts. Guest not adhering to the dress code policy will not be permitted entry into our restaurants and bars.

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The perfect bar experience

New York Bar experiences

Beer flight

Enjoy a beer flight experience for two, including a sharing stand and a choice of two beers per person.

Beer options: Peroni Lager, Meantime London Lager, Yakima Red Ale, Coast to Coast Pale Ale (draught), Daura Damm (gluten-free lager, Spain), Meantime London Pale Ale, Meantime London Chocolate Porter and Guinness

Available: Daily from 12 noon
Price: £79 for two people

Royal cocktails and sharing platter

Relax in our striking New York Bar for an indulgent and personalised cocktail experience.

Choose two cocktails from our cocktail menu, which will be expertly prepared by our talented bar team, alongside four plates from our sharing stand menu – including Peking Duck Steamed Buns, Ham and Cheese Croquettes, or Barbecue Jackfruit Bao Buns.

Available: Daily from 12 noon
Price: £121 for two people