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Your kind of bar...

All that action making you thirsty?

Kick back and cool down with your kind of drink in your choice of bar.

Carlsberg Sports Bar

Exclusive to The Casino at The Empire…

Probably the best sports bar in the world.

World sports on big screens 24/7.

Icon Balcony Bar

Have you discovered the West End’s best kept secret?

Our candlelit cocktail bar has a fantastic terrace overlooking Leicester Square. 

VIP views and masterful mixology without the price tag.

Open till late.

The Shadow Bar

Night club action.

DJs to 3am Saturday night.

Saturday night comedy.


All-action, dazzling destination bar.

Open until 5am.



Four stunning Leicester Square bars


When you visit The Casino at The Empire, there’s no need to trawl around all the bars in Leicester Square looking for somewhere to enjoy a drink. The Casino at The Empire is home to four of the swankiest Leicester square bars; the Icon Balcony Bar, The Shadow Bar, Vapor and the Carlsberg Sports bar; each of which has its own special atmosphere.


Icon Balcony Bar


One of the most stunning bars in London's Leicester Square, Icon Balcony Bar boasts an unbeatable view over the hubbub of Leicester Square.

Icon has a deliciously opulent vibe, perfect for enjoying a candlelit cocktail or a drink with friends in dazzlingly elegant surroundings. This exclusive bar, furnished with chandeliers and lavish wallpaper, has been frequented by a host of celebrities including the likes of Madonna and Julia Roberts.


The Shadow Bar


With a shimmering dance floor and a bar adorned with Swarovski crystals, The Shadow Bar in Leicester Square is a truly impressive venue.

Soak up the Vegas atmosphere to your heart’s content, and don’t forget the added entertainment on offer - the bar also hosts comedy nights and doubles up as a swanky nightclub on weekends.




At Vapor you’ll be dazzled by multi-coloured illuminated staircases and a breathtaking chandelier as you sip cocktails and sublime beverages.

As well as embodying a dramatic and exciting ambience, Vapor is one of the only bars in Leicester Square with a big screen TV, so you can meet friends to watch our special sporting events on Mondays.


Carlsberg Sports Bar

At the Carlberg Sports bar in Leicester Square you can watch anything from Premiership football, international cricket, F1, NFL and much more, all in the heart of all the action on state of the art screens.

Enjoy delicious food and drinks always at your fingertips. Open 24/7, Carlsberg Sports Bar serves mouth-watering dishes in stylish surroundings. Out of all the sports bars in London, this one will exceed all your gastronomic expectations.