Evans & Peel Detective Agency
Our specialist areas are blackmail, missing persons and armed personal protection. There is no case too big or small, from burglaries to alien abductions, we’ve solved them all.
Our discreet detectives use their bespoke skills to work out how to give our clients that special and unique service. Drop us a line and make an appointment to present your case to us, to tailor the investigation to you.
Be safe out there…
Excellent selection of cocktails that are well balanced and innovative. So many places think a cocktail needs to be essentially an alcopop, full of sugar - E&P offer drinks for a more mature palate and really gets the best out of the ingredients they use. Snacks are good value with decent sized portions.
Well its unique and an expirecne that makes the slightly pricey drinks worth it... there is something about going into a small room have some fun with the detective and then after that being let in to a bar that you wouldnt Jave geussed was there.
Great fun, would definetly reccomend. Great atmosphere.
Loved this place. I won’t give away any secrets but be prepared to get a little out of your comfort zone when you arrive.
The initial entry was exciting. Well hidden. The venue was very interesting and well setup. The staff were very attentive. Overall brilliant experience. Although we got a bit carried away on the drinks but that’s because the cocktails are amazing.
This restraunt has a unique concept and
Its really fun. The food is very tasty, and I hope more menu to be arranged.
The staff is very friendly.Please keep smiling and I am lookinq forward to seeing
Amazing drinks and lovely environment
Drinks were great and we loved the atmosphere. Our waitress was also great but there was no one else serving so we always had to flag her down for things. I thought the food was overpriced for what it was, and the Mac and cheese is awful if you don’t like bleu cheese.
This place was so much fun! A little hard to find at first, but we eventually got our meeting with the detective in no time...
Love the whole experience from the investigation at the door to the brilliant cocktails (worth the prices) and the 50s ambience is fab. Food is mostly bar snacks so would be nice to have more of a full menu, but my second time visiting and still loved it and would recommend!
A hidden gem with fab cocktails, such a fun vibe and great staff!
Great as usual, the atmosphere is intimate and classy.
Drinks are pricey but you pay for the atmosphere and service.
Only negative is they removed the grilled aubergine from the menu!
Lived up to its good reviews. Very unusual place. Exciting entrance through the bookcase!
Food was very tasty and the staff helpful. Easy to order more if you needed it. Shame we didn't get to try the fried apple pie and ice cream (chef had problems with the pastry!) but we were offered a free glass of prosceco to make up for it. A very enjoyable different night.
I thought this would include solving a mystery. Based on the emails I received I thought we would be assigned a case but when the “detective” asked what case we were there to solve and we weren’t sure he just led us into the bar. The bar was nice and the ambience was nice, it just wasn’t what we expected. I would recommend it as a bar for drinks (even though they aren’t cheap they were good).
It’s a great cosy bar, with some really good cocktails and ambience. Don’t go for the food, it’s terrible.
The cocktails were nice but we thought we were entering an detective experience! This was literally just an expensive bar
The atmosphere was great, authentic and interesting. The table we had was very small, not so comfortable but overall a nice experience. The menu is not varied but for us was not a problem, the ribs had an excellent taste. I would recommend this to my friends.
The concept and atmosphere is exceptional but the drinks and food are £2 more expensive than they need to be. The cocktails were nice but the food menu is pretty basic. Don't go expecting fine dining but do go for a unique experience and a couple of drinks.
I visit speak easy's when ever I travel with my friends and this is a definite must when I'm in London it was my first time in London and my first time at Evans & Peel. My only complaint was the music was a little loud where I was sitting and that's because I was right underneath a speaker but other than that I plan on going back next time I visit London.
Very well done "secret" bar in Kensington. The craft cocktails were excellent. We had just a few bar snack food items (buffalo cauliflower and buffalo wings) and they were very good also.
Went on Saturday night as we booked , a dozen people waiting outside the door ( who didn’t have a booking) the reception guy was not in a good mood , reception seemed too robotic and standard ( nothing special ) didn’t go with the whole speakeasy role play , seated at a table for 2 , they have a nice drinks menu , food was fair to below average , ordered fries but didn’t arrive for 40 min and then kitchen closed , they apologized but when it did the dish tasted like they were made a day ago , too oily. Ordered beer baron it was good and another drink as well, noticed a lot of the online reviews mentioned drink recommendations that are no longer on the menu. Overall good experience might come back with a larger group , the booth look like fun for a larger party
I have gone to Evans and Peels a few times and always loved the occasion. This time I brought some friends who had not been before. I was looking forward to the usual high class performance from the ‘detective’ when we came in, but he seemed to be just rushing us through, answering the phone and continually flicking through the iPad at the desk. It really let down the entrance and lost a lot of the character I usually associate
Very fun atmosphere
I had quite different expectations from one of the best speak easy bars in London. The ambiance was great, staff was very friendly and living up to the expectations, but unfortunately the cocktails were quite mediocre I may say. We tried 9-10 of the overall menu and all of them seemed quite watery or extremely sweet. Prices wise were okayish compared to other high end speak easy bars but still..
Great atmosphere, great drinks and very helpful and friendly staff.... A great secret bar you will want to share with friends (but secretly you want to keep it for yourself) we love it....
Went for my friends birthday, bar the initial 5 mins where the case I submitted was read out that was the only time throughout the entire night was any reference towards a “detective agency”
Good food, arrived quickly, altho they had run out of 1 of the dishes we wanted and we weren’t a late booking
Good atmosphere, swing background music, staff great
Had a great evening with lovely food and fantastic cocktails. Will 100% be back. Double thumbs up
Highly intimate romantic venue, drinks not cheap but you pay for the very beautiful nuanced atmosphere. Staff are great.
A great place to visit. Very eccentric and quirky. Great cocktails and friendly service. Love the smell and taste of the smokehouse food. All very interesting and worth visiting. Love the swing music playing too....as it added to the atmosphere.
Very good, it was great to wind my fiancee up with a trip to the Detective Agency. She didn't have a clue at all and even started to worry about what we were going to have to do once we got to the front door.
The drama and atmosphere was excellent. My only fault would be that the chairs are uncomfortable and the majority of the cocktails are gin based. Not a very big selection either but I guess this is in keeping with prohibition type feel to the place.
It was so exciting to be there!! Fun, fun, fun!!! The service was prompt and the food delicious. The atmosphere fantastic. Loved, loved the cocktails 🍸
I would've put 5 stars, as the concept, theme and execution are all brilliant, but we were waiting a while ringing the buzzer lots before a couple just let us in and then the introduction was slightly ruined for us. We still had a great time! The staff were so apologetic, and they were wonderful throughout. The drinks were amazing, and the music, decor and atmosphere too! Would highly recommend.
Really original concept and very good service. Excellent cocktails. Maybe just more of everything, more 'agent' theme aspect throughout the night and more jazzy music. Otherwise, brilliant. Thank you Xx
Fun different experience! I will defiantly be going back :)
Atmosphere was ok, music great, but just too dark & as we didn't have a case to solve there was nothing related to a detective agency - no interaction with staff, just prohibition era lighting & seats!
Food was pretty good though...
Great venue with character and excellent service. The food menu could be improved to include a wider range of options as before. Overall, it stands out as one of West London's most exciting finds.
So. Much. Fun!!! This speakeasy is everything it should be- with staff who doesn’t break character, a very hip setting and amazing food and drinks. Definitely recommending to everyone- would love to go back again next time I’m in London!
Sadly not as good as it used to be...Sadly not as good as it used to be
Had a great time, really suited/nice decor, friendly staff, enjoyed the music, fantastic cocktails, just would say it’s best to think of a case to submit before going as we tried avoiding this & mr detective insisted he solve some sort of mystery before entering, which was fair enough & quite fun nevertheless.
Loved this place for a date. Quiet and the environment is great with candle light too. Not much on the menu in terms of food and not many vegan options.
Great and fun experience though.