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The ELLE Mini Guide

Pennethorne's very own Florent Buci explains the differences between Champagne and sparkling wine for ELLE.

Vada Magazine

Vada Magazine has highlighted Pennethorne's Bar as one of the top venues in London for Mother's Day on 26th March.

Metro's Cocktail of the Day

Our delicious Love Martini has been featured in The Metro's Cocktail of the Day!

Luxury London - Review

Luxury London is a superbly visual website showcasing the finer things across London and beyond...

Man Meets Fashion

Nathan Lewis, writer and stylish lifestyle blogger for the website Man Meets Fashion, says "Pennethorne's makes everything much better" and we couldn't agree more!

Do It In London

Do It In London, is a great source for exciting places and events around London. And this week we've been featured as one of their picks for food and drink.

The Handbook

We've been selected as one of The Handbook's favourite terraces for al fresco drinks...


Elitesque is a stylish website curated by a small team of taste-makers covering the likes of contemporary design, gastronomy and luxury travel and everything in between. And we're very proud to be featured on their gorgeous website.

The Venue Report

If you're looking to book any type of event anywhere in the world, The Venue Report is the place to go for beautiful locations and insider tips. And as luck would have it, Pennethorne's can be found on their website for those looking for a private gathering in London...

Graham and Green Blog

Stylish interior specialists, Graham and Green, have featured Pennethorne's equally stylish interior over on their blog The Intrepid Curator...


Blogger Stephanie Bolton visited Pennethorne's as part of a Virgin Experience day and her review, along with her tips for this festive season, is now online.

Pennethorne's | BarChick's Best Private Dining Rooms in London

BarChick has selected Pennethorne's Drawing Room as one of the best private dining rooms in London!

Pennethorne's | Life & Soul Lifestyle Review

Life & Soul Lifestyle writer Elsie Boat visits Pennethorne's Bar...

About Time | Pennethorne's

Pennethorne's gorgeous English Mojito was featured in About Time's article on where to eat and drink to celebrate Rosh Hashanah in London.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Don't Panic Online

Don't Panic are running a competition for two to win an evening at Pennethorne's. Find out how to enter and read their review here...

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | London Fashion Week

Our friends at The Resident have named Pennethorne's as one of their top 10 bars to visit during London Fashion Week, 18 – 22 September.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Londonist Book Club

The Londonist picks the new monthly Book Club hosted in Pennethorne's Drawing Room as one of the top things to do in London this month.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Evening Standard

Get your hands on a Sweet Jam cocktail for just a fiver...

Pennethornes Cafe Bar | Oh So London

You can’t beat that Friday feeling. And if you’re not quite ready to zip straight home come 5 o’clock, a café bar like Pennethornes is not a bad place to begin the weekend.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | The Dapper Chapper

A Dapper Chapper is far more suited to Pennethorne’s Café Bar, so you should go there instead...

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Social Concierge

Second dates are curious beasts. You clearly like each other enough to warrant a repeat viewing, yet it’s still early days so planning a top notch meal or expensive drinks may seem OTT.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | In and Around Covent Garden

Barry and I don’t see each other very much anymore. When we do we have so much to catch up on that we gabble away and steal words from each others’ mouths. A Friday night at Pennethorne's was the perfect way to put paid to long absences.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Arkitexture

Located within one of London’s cultural hubs, the neoclassical Somerset House, Pennethorne’s is named after the Victorian architect who created the building’s New Wing.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Cake and Whisky

Blogging makes you do crazy things. Visiting 9 of London’s best coffee shops in one day was definitely one of them...

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Mocktails in the City

Alcohol free cocktails have arrived for you to enjoy at Pennethorne's Cafe Bar this summer...

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Northbank Magazine Spring 2015

Pennethorne's, the latest cafe-bar at Somerset House, is inspired by the 'Grand Tour', combining tastes from France, Italy and elsewhere in Europe with a British twist.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Design My Night New Bar Spy

What with the likes of Tom's Deli, Fernandez & Wells and Spring concocting outrageously delicious fare, the thought of one more foodie establishment to pop up at Somerset House induces a mass tummy rumble...

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Restaurant & Bar Design Award 2015

Proud to announce that Pennethorne's has been shortlisted for 'Best Restaurant or Bar in a Heritage Building' at this year's prestigious Restaurant & Bar Design Awards.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Delicious Magazine

Now that London’s Fashion Week is over at Somerset House, I suggest you sashay down there to check out its newest café Pennethorne's...

Pennethornes Cafe Bar | London Date Idea

Caroline Brealey visits Pennethorne's..."I have found a gem of a place for an ideal date in London."

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Destination Delicious

If you're looking for somewhere stylish to meet your friends for post work drinks or a pre-theatre nibble, than Pennethorne's Cafe Bar at Somerset House is just the place.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | West London Living

Named for Sir James Pennethorne, the architect of the New Wing of Somerset House, where it is located, Pennethorne’s reinvents post-work drinks via their creative cocktails and thoughtful wine list, alongside well-chosen, snack-like food pairings.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Barefoot Idealist

Maybe you fancy a few nibbles of a few different things, somewhere relaxed yet still fun. Go to Pennethorne’s...

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | The Drawing Room

Pennethorne’s Cafe Bar is the latest opening at the iconic Somerset House. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the all day wining and dining destination now offers a private dining room for exclusive, desirable and stylish events...

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Fluid London

By jove, I think I’ve done it! I actually believe I might’ve uncovered London's perfect date spot: Pennethorne's Cafe Bar...

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Harpers Bazaar Hotlist

The Hotlist 4-10 May. Harper's Bazaar selects Pennethorne's Coffee Workshop as one its top style, culture and art picks this week...

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Square Meal

Somerset House's refurb has borne a cafe-bar fit for elegant events...

Perfect Pairing with CRATE Brewery at Pennthorne's Cafe Bar

CRATE Brewery joins forces with Pennethorne's Cafe Bar to offer a beer masterclass...

London's Coffee Hot Spot

As coffee culture continues to boom throughout London, Pennethorne’s Café Bar has launched ‘Aroma Lab Workshops’ to teach the coffee-loving Londoner how to make the perfect coffee

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Fine Dining TV Cooking Mushroom on Toast

Head Chef Richard Robinson shows us how to make Mushroom on Toast dish, so you can impress your significant other, children or friends. Watch the video here...

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Fine Dining TV

Head Chef Richard Robinson takes Fine Dining TV inside Pennethorne's Cafe Bar. Watch the video here...

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | 30 Dates Blog

Last week I headed to Pennethorne’s Café at Somerset House, for drinks with some of the London dating industry’s brightest stars.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Mutual Attraction

Here at Mutual Attraction we are always on the lookout for different places where our members can take their dates. From sleek and sophisticated to cool and quirky London has them all.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Yatzer

Somerset House, one of London’s major cultural institutions, is now home to the brand new café and bar Pennethorne's.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Our Man On The Ground

The smell of freshly baked bread will make you want to come back time and time again.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Bar Magazine

Drinking to a fine art at Pennethorne's Cafe Bar

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | The ELLE Mini Guide

Prosecco, cava, champagne, sparkling wine… what's the difference? Florent Buci from Somerset House’s new Pennethorne’s can enlighten you.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | The Drinks Business

The Drinks Business visits Pennethorne's Cafe Bar for cocktails and nibbles.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | The Gay UK

There is something rather enchanting about Somerset House, and what a lovely setting it makes for Pennethorne's Café Bar.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Fashion Forté

New hot spot at Somerset House for London Fashion Week

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Chartwell Media

Valentine's day at Pennethorne's Cafe Bar, for that someone special.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Bar Chick

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar featured as one of BarChick's best private dining rooms in London.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Town & Country

Featured as the restaurant to go to in The Weekend Guide for Jan 30th - Feb 1st

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | World's Best Bars

"Pennethorne's Cafe Bar is an elegant space in the chic New Wing of Somerset House."

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Interior Design News

"Daringly Moody...SHH completes Pennethorne's Cafe Bar, a new hospitality offer located within Somerset House's west face"

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Decoration Digest

"Interior design at its best...All in all a magnificent interior project which will be spoken about for many years to come".

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | London The Inside

For those of you who didn’t know Sir James Pennethorne is the 19th century English architect who designed the New Wing at Somerset House.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Studded Kisses

So it's less than a month until London Fashion Week! During LFW rushing around from show to show can be tough making your hungry and thirsty.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | London Evening Standard

BarChick's cocktail of the week: The Nutty Martini at Pennethorne’s Café & Bar, Somerset House

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | BarChick

With double height ceilings, gold-topped tables and black velvet walls covered in ornately framed prints

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Stylist Magazine

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar featured as one of London's hottest restaurant openings for 2015!

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Wallpaper

Pennethorne’s Café Bar also gently incorporates elements of Somerset House’s journey.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Blue Tomato

Pennethorne’s Café Bar, a mini Wolseley of sorts, an all-day ‘grand café’ in elegant miniature. Café meets bar meets pub meets cocktail lounge with modern British tasting plates.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | The Huffington Post

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar featured in The Huffington Post's top London attractions over Christmas

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Harper's Bazaar

The latest adventurous addition to Somerset House

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Emerald Street

At Somerset House’s new establishment Pennethorne’s, you can sip expertly mixed cocktails ...

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Foodepedia

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar is the latest opening at Somerset House in the heart of London.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | London Town

Map to find us and nearby events listings in London.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Time Out London

A new café bar at Somerset House.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | The Metropolist

The newly refurbished New Wing of Somerset House has just opened a stylish new cafe, Pennethorne’s Cafe Bar...

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Hospitality and Catering News

The 85-cover Pennethorne’s Cafe Bar is inspired by Pennethorne’s travels across Europe during the Grand Tour.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Visit London

Nestled within the New Wing of culture venue Somerset House, this all-day café is themed on the Grand Tour experience.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Hot Dinners

What you need to know about Pennethorne’s Cafe Bar.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | The Handbook

Whether through the pages of David Nicholls' latest novel or splashed across our television screens in period dramas, there is no doubt about it, there is a penchant for Europe in the air.

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar | Hospitality Interiors Magazine

Levy Restaurants UK will be opening a new cafe bar at Somerset House at the end of November...