Bars in Shoreditch

The trending district for everything from French Bulldogs, to 'Hipster' fashion statements and some of the most expensive gyms you'll never set foot in, Shoreditch is the place we love to hate (to love). With urban art spaces, hidden speakeasies, rooftops, pop ups and underground dens, bars in Shoreditch have got a rep for being some of the coolest in the city. Want a slice of the best places to drink in East London? Open wiiiide.

 

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Callooh Callay

66 user reviews

If you're looking for a great bar in Shoreditch then you need venture no further than Callooh Callay. Not only is it skilled in the art of fine cocktails, but this place also hides a secret JubJub room where eccentricities flourish and you can chill in some sort of mod, 70s inspired purple clad pad. Basically, it's pretty damn cool. 

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Urban Coterie

1 user reviews

Located on the 17th floor of the fashionable M by Montcalm Hotel, Urban Coterie is the place to be if you like your cocktails enjoyed on the side of stunning views of the city. The venue overlooks bustling Old Street and the city’s famous skyline; a perfect haven for drinks in Shoreditch.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Far Rockaway

11 user reviews

A really cool Shoreditch cocktail bar, Far Rockaway is a versatile venue whose cuisine and drinks are regularly revered by all who walk through its doors. Inspired by the Queens NY resort, it boats an incredible selection of American themed cocktails such as the "Peanut Butter Cup" with real Reese's pieces and dark chocolate liqueur. 

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Found

0 user reviews

Go and find Found and then report back to us on your findings. Joking. We'll do the hard work for you and give you a brief round up of why you should go to this secret Shoreditch bar. 1 - finding it is half of the excitement, 2 - Once you're there, you'll be in the presence of some of London's top mixologists. 3 - this means the drinks are insane.  

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Flight Club

22 user reviews

Welcome to Flight Club. You've been chosen as part of the movement taking East London bars by storm. This is the new era of social gaming, the dawn of darts if you will. Yes, darts, but in a cool, Shoreditch styled bar where the digital system will set you up with a whole hoard of games to play and do all the scoring for you. To the oche! 

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Trapeze

93 user reviews

Trapeze's arrival in Shoreditch has done nothing but improve what is already an incredible nightlife scene. A circus inspired bar and club that's split over two floors, expect comical quizzes and live music to DJs on a nightly basis. Always a fun night out, it's a truly eye-catching addition to the bars in Shoreditch.

Happily Affordable ££
East London

5cc Electricity Showrooms

2 user reviews

Hoxton Square’s network of chic London basement bars is hardly a secret. You’ll find one of our favourites below Electricity Showrooms, where the handsome combination of killer cocktails, cosy booths and neon lighting creates a bespoke bar perfect for unwinding after a stressful day. 

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Bull In A China Shop

2 user reviews

Bull in a China Shop mixes up an East London physique of oriental influence and industrial cool creating a parlour of Asian persuasion, divine eats and tailored mixology. Inspired by the art and culture of Japan and China, this Shoreditch nook is as quirky as they come. Fans, parasols, traditional spirits and unique creations make this one cool bar in London. 

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Canvas Bar

21 user reviews

One of the newest haunts to make its home in Shoreditch, Canvas have transformed what once was a boozer into a veritable den of cool concoctions and cracking urban art. Boasting the creative edge that Shoreditch knows and loves so much, Canvas is raising the bar, quite literally, for cool joints to grab a bevvie in East London.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch
Introduction to Cocktail Making Masterclass (1 hour) £19.95 per person, Sex and the City Cocktail Making Masterclass (1.5 hours) £26.95 per person, It's Bond - James Bond Cocktail Making Masterclass (1.5 hours) £34.95 Per Person, Party Package 1 - £100, Party Package 2 - £250, Party Package 3 - £500, Add On Hot Dogs!, Buckets of Beer, Buckets of Wine, Bottle of House Spirit - £120

NOLA

18 user reviews

Hidden above Rivington Street's Bedroom Bar, NOLA is a New Orleans inspired bar in Shoreditch promising live jazz, delicious drinks and a completely unique ambience thanks to their heralded concoctions and humble NO tones. NOLA was recently voted as one of the top 4 cocktail bars in the world. Serious stuff.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Cirque

8 user reviews

One of the most unique bars in Shoreditch, Cirque is sitting pretty for those of you that want a dose of quirky interiors with your drinks. Circus themed and brimming with vintage trinkets, taxidermy, clown paraphernalia and more, head on down for a four hour long happy hour, DJ nights and more. 

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Drunken Monkey is an all-day dim sum eatery and cocktail bar proving a huge hit with the crowds on the High Street. Pop in to the secluded restaurant area for plates of king prawn dumplings and barbecue roast pork buns, or head straight to the bar where you can get £4.50 cocktails during daily happy hours. It’s free to get in and there’s always a buzzy atmosphere to enjoy, with DJs playing funk, soul and house tunes until late.

Happily Affordable ££
Liverpool Street

Shutterbug

5 user reviews

Crepes and cocktails, does it get any better? Their talented team of chefs and mixologists have really let their creativity flow, infusing the most bizarre ingredients together into a brilliant blend of flavours all wrapped up in cocktails and crepes. These guys are pro's at knocking up all manner of punchy concoctions so head to this Shoreditch bar for something special. 

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Rolling Stock

6 user reviews

Echoing the artsy stance of Shoreditch comes Rolling Stock, a hoarder of top notch DJ nights and late night boozing to boot. Not only boasting a raging beer garden with urban art and sunshine to boot, those looking for a late night dance floor doozie will be in luck thanks to a top selection of name faces and deck spinners.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Craft Cocktail Co

14 user reviews

This quirky new kid on the block doesn't like the long waiting times for sub-par cocktails that happens in other cocktail joints around the block. It's mission is to deliver bottled cocktails made from individually sourced ingredients, all in a great Shoreditch setting. If you're looking for a cool concept-driven bar with a friendly, welcoming edge then look no further than the Craft Cocktail Co. 

Happily Affordable ££
Bethnal Green

SiNK

9 user reviews

This quirky bar in Shoreditch promises 9 custom made table tennis tables, street art and even a ping pong pro robot to challenge if you're feeling brave enough. Think buzzing party vibes, ping pong tournaments, beer pong and plenty of fun at this unique London hangout. 

Happily Affordable ££
East London
Bucket of Beer, Bucket of Cider, Bucket of Wine, Prosecco, Bottle of House Spirit, Pong Package 1 -£30, Pong Package 2 - £60, Party Package 1 - £100, Party Package 2 - £100, Party Package 3 - £300

Perched on a corner of Kingsland Road, The Old Shoreditch station is an original gaff steeped in heritage from once being a decommissioned train station, which was part of the Great Eastern railway. Taking on something between a cafe, bar and pub vibe, it's an ideal place to perch with a pint or glass of liquor in hand. 

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

White Lyan

6 user reviews

Hoping to stumble across something different? Think we’ve found you a match. White Lyan uses no ice, fruit or branded bottles, instead focusing on their own Mr Lyan spirits and fresh ingredients. It’s fair to say this formula has produced mouth-watering results, as this unassuming liquid lair continues to be spoken of as one of the finest drinking holes in London.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

The LCC crew have arrived, and they’re here to shake up the Shoreditch scene. Decking their irresistibly cool dwellings out in biker-themed fashion, plonk yourself on a black leather and climb into a quirky cocktail list, with ‘Confessions of a Cucumber Salesman’, the ‘Brixton Riot’ and the ‘Smoking Barrel’ all must tries.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Apples and Pears

41 user reviews

Apples & Pears is a colourful, vibrant cocktail bar offering Brick Lane’s party people a tasty mix of Vietnamese street food and signature cocktails. The music programme is worth the visit alone; with motown, soul, funk and old skool hip-hop to enjoy alongside some catchy acoustic beats. Interiors are cool and quirky, and there’s a heated cocktail garden out back.

Happily Affordable ££
Brick Lane

One of the most unique bars in Shoreditch, Bavarian Beerhouse injects a healthy dose of all things Bavarian into the bar scene of East London. Waiting staff wear traditional costume, and serve up ice cold beers in huge stein glasses alongside hearty dishes. DJs take to the decks on Friday and Saturday nights to play a soundtrack of tunes that'll keep you dancing until late.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

This critically acclaimed basement bar on Commercial Street is a must visit for the cocktail connoisseurs among us. The venue offers a quite exquisite range of concoctions - featuring vintage and modern tipples alike - put together by the masterful bartenders. Cocktails not your thing? No fear, there's also a library of fine wines, ice cold beers and divine bar snacks.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

The Hoxton Pony

19 user reviews

The Hoxton Pony is one of our recommended bars in Shoreditch, adored by pleasure seekers across London on account of its seasonally changing cocktail menu designed by owner Gerry Calabrese, and the raucous parties held throughout the week. Book a space now through DesignMyNight to gain access to one of the most coveted bars in Shoreditch.

Happily Affordable ££
East London

Translate Bar

17 user reviews

Translate Bar is a great Shoreditch hotspot with an industrial vibe and rugged wooden furnishings. Well worth visiting for their fun approach to cocktail making alone, you can also indulge in a little live music throughout the week. A Shoreditch bar with real character, kick back and relax with a few drinks in this East London hangout any day of the week. 

Happily Affordable ££
East London

Catch Bar

10 user reviews

Shoreditch offers a little of everything, and Mexican party Catch Bar brings a little Latina to the area. During the week you can relax with a cocktail and some great Mexican Tacos and Tortas, and on a weekend you can dance the night away as the party spreads over two floors, with DJ's, mixing the best tunes to get the party going.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Dirty Martini Bishopsgate

21 user reviews

Situated just opposite Liverpool Street Station, this bar in Shoreditch offers a happy blend of city sophistication and revelry. This is the perfect place for after work drinks on account of its prime location in the city, plus with a 3am license and great happy hour drinks deals, you'll find yourself there longer than you planned. They've got outposts in Monument and St Paul's too.

Happily Affordable ££
Liverpool Street

The Jones Family Project

19 user reviews

The Jones Family Project is one of Shoreditch's best all-rounders. Ideal for both work and play, this Great Eastern Street hangout offers great food, delectable drinks and ever better company to an eclectic mix of visitors. There's a choice of innovative cocktails and thoughtfully selected wines to be had, and the venue's many versatile event spaces make it a stand out candidate.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Roadtrip & The Workshop

10 user reviews

Cool, but not afraid to get down and dirty, Roadtrip is the late night party bar in Shoreditch, closing at 5am Fridays and Saturday nights. Its American jukebox feel gives it a devil-may-care attitude that is hard to resist. The DJs play a sexy mash-up of party tunes that is sure to get you on the dancefloor, or alternatively choose your request on their amazing jukebox. 

Happily Affordable ££
East London
2 for 1 entry on Friday nights

Looking Glass Cocktail Club

22 user reviews

In the heart of Shoreditch at the top of the hip Hackney Road, lies Looking Glass Cocktail Club. This great Shoreditch cocktail bar takes mixology to a whole new dimension. The entertainment at Looking Glass is tantalizing and titillating, challenging the powers of perception. Showcasing the weird, the wonderful, the wicked and fusing live music and performance art. 

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Barrio Shoreditch

39 user reviews

Barrio Shoreditch is one of East London's best cocktail bars. This fun time party bar is a great place in Shoreditch for letting your hair down and enjoying delicious cocktails. Barrio Shoreditch is a cool and quirky cocktail bar that raises the  bar of South American themed cocktail bars in London. 

Happily Affordable ££
East London

XOYO

13 user reviews

XOYO's famous clubbing scene and eccentric cocktail bar upstairs makes it a formidable Shoreditch package. You can cut all kinds of shapes on the hallowed dance floor downstairs before working your way up to find their eccentric, NYC-inspired bar above. There's a range of drinks, a good selection of bar snacks and bookable tables.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Be At One Shoreditch

9 user reviews

In the heart of Shoreditch, close to Hoxton Square, the party keeps going on all week at B@1 Shoreditch. With a killer cocktail happy hour and the friendliest staff in town, this is the place in Shoreditch for any time of the night; whether you are starting off your night with a few friends, or socialising around the bar till the early hours of the morning. 

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Nightjar

29 user reviews

The Nightjar Bar is class personified with live jazz, beautiful decor and wonderful cocktails. A secret speakeasy bar hidden by Old Street station, the cocktails are unique and designed extremely well. Nightjar is always packed out by a discerning crowd thanks to its vintage vibes, prohibition inspired bustle and high-quality charms. 

Splash the Cash £££
Shoreditch

Ninetyeight Bar and Lounge

21 user reviews

Ninetyeight bar is a delightful basement cum cocktail bar in the heart of Shoreditch. This is a hard-to-find bar that has a vibe and atmosphere that might make this your favourite bar yet! Make sure you beat the crowd and head on down on a Saturday night for a destination only described as Elton Johns ideal interior. Just look at those pillows now would you.

Happily Affordable ££
Liverpool Street

Zigfrid von Underbelly

32 user reviews

Located on Hoxton Square, this popular Shoreditch bar is full of surprises and quirky decorations to keep you on your toes thanks to its ever growing collection of vintage furniture and retro knick knacks. For a great evening in this cool East London bar, ho foot it to a square that rivals the Albert one in antics and boozin' alike. 

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

The Redchurch

9 user reviews

This hidden party bar located just off Bethnal Green Road is sure to set your senses alive. Encapsulating Shoreditch with it's bold decor, slamming cocktails and fresh DJs, it's definitely one to check out thanks to its off the radar attitude and a less than assuming party crowd.

Happily Affordable ££
East London

Verge Bar

2 user reviews

Offering good value for money in fresh and familiar surrounds, Verge is a trusty Shoreditch choice for those looking to refuel just off Brick Lane. Cocktails are £8 a piece, and mix signature blends (like the Gingerella) with trusted classics. There’s beer from just down the road at the London Fields Brewery and a good range of wines, with an exclusive hire option for those looking to book a private party in the heart of Shoreditch.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Blueberry Bar and Kitchen

45 user reviews

Book yourself a Ping Pong table and get competitive at this East London bar. Alternatively, chill out on the cool, boho chic benches with your friends with one of Blueberry's sublime cocktails and check out their cool and every-changing artwork. Sourcing local food, this is the perfect eatery and bar for lining the stomach of food and tasty alcohol.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch
Pong Mix & Match 1, Pong Mix & Match 2, Bucket of Peroni, Bucket of Kopparberg, Bucket of Wine, Bottle of Prosecco, Bottle of House Spirit

Floripa

41 user reviews

Voted 'Most Viewed Listing' in DesignMyNight's 2012 awards, it is no mystery why Floripa is such a popular night out in East London. With a name taken from a Brazilian island known for its party attitude and festival feel, this is an ultimate party bar. Head here for a night of Latin American beats and a cultural fushion in sound, there is no doubt you will be dancing all night at Floripa. 

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Blues Kitchen Shoreditch

18 user reviews

Have yourself a rootin' tootin' Americana inspired romp in Shoreditch at The Blues Kitchen. Whether you're noshing over burgers and alligator at dinner, knocking back a few crafty cocktails amongst the dance floor, or swooning over craft beer, whisky and one of their gospel nights, this haven of industrial interiors, music and musings has it all.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Dream Bags Jaguar Shoes

9 user reviews

A Kingsland Road staple, flocks of East London locals revel in the laid back nature of Dream Bags Jaguar Shoes. While the interiors may be ever changing thanks to a local plethora of artists, the attitude remains as this: Cracking pizzas, a top selection of cocktails, and a crowd that promises to be non assuming, as long as you are too.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Tapas Revolution

3 user reviews

A slice of Spain in Shoreditch, first-rate chef Omar Allibhoy is bringing tapas tavern Tapas Revolution to East London. Authenticity epitomised, this place is awash with colourful cocktails and, of course Spanish staple sangria, you'll quickly be immersed in this Spanish-inspired, fun-filled fiesta.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Casa Blue

5 user reviews

Casa Blue is a cool and lively DJ Bar located in the heart of Shoreditch close to Brick Lane. The North African styled decor makes for a good party place throughout the week, with it really taking off on weekends. The young and trendy crowd really know how to let off steam at this awesome bar in East London. 

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

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