How to book a table at The Parrot bar at The Waldorf Hilton
Do you ever arrive back home from a trip and discover that you’ve missed some of the must-do activities that your friends are asking you about? That sinking feeling is FOMO: the Fear of Missing Out. Idris Elba’s bar The Parrot is the latest must-visit watering hole. Neil Simpson discovers how to get in…
The new bar at The Waldorf Hilton was conceived by a team that includes London film star Idris Elba, which has created a big buzz.
I thought I might struggle to enter, but I walked straight in and took a seat early on a Wednesday evening. The friendly staff told me that booking at least 12 hours in advance is recommended for Thursday to Saturday evenings. The drinks are well-made and fun: my tequila-laced Periquito del Sol was served inside a glass bird.
It’s a 10-minute walk from Din Tai Fung too, so you could visit The Parrot while you’re waiting for a table there.
The Parrot, The Waldorf, WC2B 4DD
Find out more at www.theparrotldn.co.uk
Fancy some world-famous dumplings whilst in the area? Din Tai Fung has you covered.