Neat or on the Rocks: The Top 5 Scotch Bars in London

If ever there were a drink that rides the fine line between elegant, good taste and a hard, gritty, dark kind of place, it would be a whisky on the rocks. Ever since the 15th century, Scotch whisky has cast its unique spell over drinkers and here in London we’ve sought solace with it through rough times and good. Yet, here in 2010, the modern and sleek whisky bars dotted throughout the capital suggest that our relationship with the tipple is currently cool and healthy. Marie Teather checks five of them out.