Carriage 34

Half way down Lower Marsh sits Carriage 34. As you walk in, immediately you are transported back to a different era, its moody low lighting, chandeliers and simple yet slick wooden design has a real elegance and charm of the 1940’s.

Carriage 34 Train Booths

The main feature of the venue is three screens hosting images of passing scenery with adjacent ‘train booths’, spacious leather seating with a table in between so you can sit opposite your date and enjoy the train ride. It’s a lovely concept and sets a great romantic feel for a date – a first date in particular. The music is a mixture of soul, swing and blues so you couldn’t help but tap your foot in time to the rhythm.

Carriage 34 Bar

To start with, we were greeted by a cheerful barman who recommended ‘The Waterloo Brew’ which was rum shaken with guava juice, lime juice and Chambord then topped with ginger beer – our definite favourite of the night.

Carriage 34 Waterloo Brew Cocktail

My date had a ‘Last Train to Paris’ – currant flavoured vodka with Chambord, crème and raspberry purée – sweet and very delicious. But if you’re unsure what to choose, just tell the barman what flavours you like and he will create something outside of the menu just for you.

Carriage 34 Last Train To Paris Cocktail

After the lovely refreshing cocktails we decided to liven up the evening a bit by heading to Cubana down the road for some dancing and more cocktails. Carriage 34 is relatively new so is still on the quiet side but is sure to busy up in the coming weeks, a fantastic bar to start your evening in Waterloo.

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Useful Links
Carriage 34 Website
Carriage 34 Google Map Link
Closest tube/rail: Waterloo/Lambeth North

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4 thoughts on “Carriage 34

  1. I’ve been coming to carriage 34 for some time now and have to say its one of the best bars in the area.

    The DJ plays the best tunes and there is always a great atmosphere.

    Highly recommend to all.

  2. Brilliant date night venue … really enjoyed the evening the boy did well on finding this bar. Recommend getting the zombie punch bowl to share … very boozy night.

    Will be back for sure ;-)

    • Andrea … I took your advice and arranged a date to Carriage 34, the Zombie punch bowl was amazing! I love how the bartender poured the flaming alcohol into the bowl before serving .. really went down well with my date. There was no DJ on Tuesday night while I was there but the background music was spot on and the atmosphere was just right to ensure a kiss.

      Great date night spot.

  3. Lovely bar, I really enjoyed my evening, my date let slip that he got the idea from London Date Guide so thought I’d share my experience.

    Great find ;-)

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