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A hidden gem in the heart of Mayfair, the Shenkman Bar at the Royal Academy of Arts is available exclusively for Members to enjoy its extended evening opening hours.

The perfectly made martini? A classic Negroni? Or something a little more unusual? Enjoy your favourite concoction, expertly mixed by our knowledgeable and highly experienced team. And to complement the wide choice of cocktails, craft beers and fine wines there's a gastrobar menu offering enticingly hearty dishes.

The bar opens onto its own garden, a lush oasis created by renowned landscaper Tom Stuart Smith.

Designed to support our creative community, the Reading Room is a tranquil space where Members can catch up on emails, hold quiet meetings or relax with a coffee.

Opening times

  • Monday - Closed
  • Tuesday 10.00 - 17.30
  • Wednesday - Saturday 10.00 - 21.00
  • Sunday 10.00 - 17.30

Location Details

Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House



020 7300 5881

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