The Piano Man

Meet The Legendary Brian Morris

Known to many as the face of The Library Bar since its inception in 1991, Brian has played the piano live at The Library Bar for over 25 years. Not only is he the resident pianist at The Lanesborough, Brian has also performed at many spectacular events over the years, including playing for HM The Queen during a state visit to Tunisia. A proud owner of two Steinway grand pianos, Brian can be found each Friday evening from 6:00pm in The Library Bar, for Brian's Night, where he is delighted to take requests of guests favourite songs.

A world renowned pianist

A favourite for Library Bar regulars, Brian has also perfromed for many Hollywood celebrities including Stevie wonder, Lionel Ritchie and George Clooney. A special member for Brian was when dance champion Michael Flatley requested him to play at his wedding ceremony in County Cork, Ireland in 2006.
The Lanesborough London Library Bar Pencil Sketch

Brian's view

As well as playing the piano, Brian also enjoys sketching and created this sketch of The Library Bar following the refurbishment of The Lanesborough.

Practical information

Opening hours

Thursday and Friday
Withdrawing Room Closed, Library Bar open from 4pm to 9.30pm
Saturday and Sunday
Withdrawing Room open from 12pm to 9.30pm, Library Bar open from 12noon to 9.30pm
Monday to Wednesday


+44 (0)20 7259 5599
Hyde Park Corner, London SW1X 7TA

Dress code

What to wear
Smart casual and beautiful evening wear are permitted for both men and women. We reserve the right to refuse entry to those who does not meet the standard of dress required.