Trader Vic's

London, United Kingdom
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22 Park Lane
London, United Kingdom
Opened in 1963
Sun-Thu 5pm-1am
Fri-Sat 5pm-3am

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Trader Vic's



by 90 people



Everyone You
Decor 9.5
Drink Quality 8.1
Drink Selection 8.9
Food Quality 8
Food Selection 8
Mood 8.2
Music 6.1
Service 7.6
Tikiness 9.1
Tilt 8.4
Vibe 7.9

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Humuhumu’s description

When the London Trader Vic's opened at the London Hilton in 1963, it was the first expansion outside of North America. In 1978, Warren Zevon immortalized the London Trader Vic's in his song "Werewolves of London" from his Excitable Boy album: "I saw a werewolf drinking a pina colada at Trader Vic's... his hair was perfect."
In July 2011, a fire in the hotel caused some minor damage, requiring a short closure and a bit of remodeling in the dining room.


July 9, 2019, 1:31 PM
Came into my visit to London's Vic being very cautious, I've had a lot of weak pours in the U.K. and heard mixed things about Vic's over the years.

We walked into Vic's we were seated in the bar section as we came early before our reservation and the dining section was open. As we were seated I swung by the bar and talked about how this was my first Vic's experience and that I was a big Tiki fan, we exchanged introductions and I was assured that we were gonna be well taken care of.

I'm happy to report that we were well taken care of and that every drink was killer, and that's in no small part thanks to our bartender Oje.

Once we were taken to our table or server Rene took excellent care of us, and every couple of drinks Oje would pop out and make sure were we enjoy his and the teams concoctions.

Funnily enough when I hit up another London Tiki bar Laki Kane, the bartenders there even said in the past 6 months the drink quality has gotten better with the recent hires, so cheers to that!
Von_Kraut is a semi-regular at Trader Vic's.
April 4, 2019, 7:53 AM
… there is no visit to London without a night at Trader Vic's. To me personally still one of the most authentic spots.
Lkotsonas has visited Trader Vic's.
November 5, 2018, 5:09 PM
Our visit in early October was a huge disappointment. The Mai Tai tasted like it was made with spiced rum & the service was terrible.
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