Shoreditch Bars and Clubs
If you haven't been to a Shoreditch bar or club yet then where have you been? Shoreditch is highly recommended for discovering some of the best London bars, and is home to London's hottest cutting edge nightlife and underground music scene. Bohemians, rockers, indie kids, ravers and everyone in between descends onto the Old Street bars every night in London, taking in the top Hoxton bars and clubs in Shoreditch. From hidden basement bars to boutique clubs, warehouse parties, rooftop bars and gastro pubs, Shoreditch has now established itself as the epi-centre and the driving beat of London's nightlife. Below is our list of the best Shoreditch bars and best clubs in Shoreditch to guarantee a great night out in London.
@ Carwash, Every Saturday
Looking for something a little different from your Shoreditch night out? Here's your answer. This fantastic retro party night attracts all kinds of disco divas and funky fly guys on down to the dancefloor, where they move and groove to a mixture of disco classics, 80's pop, 90's dance and modern day hits. There's all kinds of performers, flamboyant fancy dress every where you look, and even a swimming pool and jacuzzi!
Far Rockaway, East London
A fantastic venue in the heart of Shoreditch, Far Rockaway is an American inspired restaurant and bar serving some incredible food and drinks throughout the food. With skateboard smothered ceilings, urban inspired art pieces and mis-matched furniture, it's a unique spot that's always a fun evening.
Craft Cocktail Co, East London
Shoreditch has always been at the forefront of London's bar scene, and this new addition is no exception; craft beer is old news, craft cocktails are what all the hip kids are drinking. Made in large quantities and sold to you in kitsch 75cl bottles in their self-styled off license, you can watch these delicious cocktails being made before supping on one yourself in their lovely Shoreditch bar.
Shoreditch can definitely boast having one of the best club and bar scenes in London, and it's been made even better thanks to the latest addition, Trapeze. A circus themed-venue that's split into two levels, the ground floor is a great bar area with a creative cocktail list whilst downstairs you'll encounter the underground sound of deep house every weekend.
Callooh Callay, East London
There are any number of cocktail bars in Shoreditch, but very few can rival the imaginative concoctions and effortless style on offer at Callooh Callay. Complete with a secret room that you enter through a wardrobe, it is not hard to see why Callooh Callay is a firm favourite on the Shoreditch scene.
The Hoxton Seven, London
Hugely popular, The Hoxton Seven is an unpretentious little bar with a drinks menu of quirky cocktails and refreshing on tap beers the only thing that could get better would be a basement bar - which it has! The regular DJ slot in the basement bar ensures a buzzing atmosphere till late in the night. Book your night here today.
White Lyan, East London
White Lyan is a slice of industrial chic, showcasing a minimalist metal-clad bar whilst serving up a refined selection of hand crafted cocktails. Using only Mr Lyan spirits and ingredients specially concocted for a straight serving of the best flavours, these guys even go to the lengths of bottling, carbonating and capping their own creations, adding a stamp of White Lyan class.
Mother Superior, East London
If you're looking for bars and clubs in Shoreditch, why not book a booth at Mother Superior? The cool Basement club of 333 Mother/London Apprentice on Old Street; Mother Superior has 6 party booths, and its own bar and DJ, meaning you can head down and party until the early hours.
Blues Kitchen Shoreditch, East London
Blues Kitchen’s arsenal comes complete with a strong range of beers, spirits, cocktails and wines, as well as a show-stopping selection of bourbons. Feeling famished? You are most certainly in the right place – as the menu comes decorated with burgers, chicken, steak and ribs. Don’t over-indulge too much though, as there’s plenty of dancing to be done after the plates are cleared away.
Dirty Martini Bishopsgate, East London
Nestled comfortably between Shoreditch and the City, this is a cool Shoreditch bar that offers a chic blend of sophistication and revelry. With happy hour drinks deals and a 3am licence six days a week, this is the perfect place for after work drinks or for a big night out with friends. If Bishopsgate doesn't suit, you could always check out their Monument and St Paul's venues.
Translate Bar, London
Head down to Translate Bar in Shoreditch for an evening of cool cocktails in a friendly and welcoming setting. Translate looks industrial and edgy from its interior, however it's one of the most laid-back places to grab a drink in Shoreditch. Known for it's live music evenings and fun approach to cocktail making, Translate is a Shoreditch bar that you need to check out. Book your table now.
Catch Bar, East London
Catch Bar on Kingsland road is the perfect mix between party bar and club. During the week you can sip on colourful cocktails and snack on Mexican Favourites in the downstairs bar. On a weekend though the transition to club is complete when the upstairs bar hosts live DJ's and the party goes on until the early hours!
Zigfrid Von Underbelly, East London
Zigfrid Von Underbelly on Hoxton Square has everything you'd want from a Shoreditch bar. It has eclectic and toung-in-cheek furniture, great food and, of course, belting DJ nights on the weekends. Zigfrid can be the bar to chill out in mid-week for a few after work drinks and where you can party hard on the weekends and dance until the early hours. It's a London bar that's not to be missed. Book online.
Vibe Bar, East London
Head over to the heart of vibrant Brick Lane to check out the Vibe Bar, one of Shoreditch's most well established drinking dens who know a thing or two about good food too. There's an array of tipples on offer, as well as a range of hot and cold food if you're a little peckish. The venue is a nailed on must visit in the summer when visitors pour out into the vast courtyard to soak up some rays.
Casa Negra, East London
Casa Negra is a Mexican restaurant and boozer serving traditional food interspersed with shed loads of tequila. They’ve created quite the reputation for their fresh, re-worked Mexican eats, but it’s the cocktails that really caught our eye. 25 agave tequilas and mezcals proudly line the shelves, each concoction features a noticeable Mexican kick and their fantastic frozen margaritas come dressed with fresh fruit puree.
Looking Glass Cocktail Club, East London
In the heart of Shoreditch at the top of the hip Hackney Road, lies Looking Glass Cocktail Club. Step through the giant opulent ‘looking glass’ and into a world of decedent debauchery with unique mesmerizing cocktails and eccentric entertainment in a lavish, cosy setting. The Looking Glass is one of the coolest and quirkiest bars in East London and is also truly the home for exciting and unusual cocktails in Shoreditch. Book your place online.
Barrio East, London
Barrio East is one of Shoreditch's best cocktail bars, that also doubles as a great East London club. This fun time party bar is a great place in Shoreditch for letting your hair down and enjoying delicious cocktails. Barrio East is a cool and quirky cocktail bar that raises the bar of South American themed cocktail bars in London, and is the perfect setting for partying in to the early hours. Book your place online with us.
XOYO, East London
XOYO's clubbing scene speaks for itself, but their NYC-styled cocktail bar upstairs deserves a shout out too. It's a bustling bar offering an amazing range of cocktails, premium beers and fine wines; alongside highly recommended sliders and hot dogs. The club stays open until 3am on Thursdays and Fridays (Mon-Wed 1am) and features amazing special guest DJs and resident DJs throughout the week. Book a table, enjoy a drink and grab a brief respite from the debaucherous antics downstairs.
Be At One Shoreditch, East London
A busstling hive of activity for all types; Be At One Shoreditch shelters a mixture of trendy professionals after work, partiers on their way out, or cocktail lovers sampling as many different concoctions during the happy hours as they can. Located near Hoxton Square and Shoreditch Highstreet, Be At One Shoreditch meets all the needs of your night out, whether its a quick few or an all-night party.
The Original Shoreditch Pub Crawl, East London
Shoreditch Gone Wild is one of London's finest bar/club crawls, showcasing some of the best bars and clubs in the Shoreditch area. Visiting top venues such as Floripa and Cargo along the way, expect an evening of fun, frolics and cheap drinks. Tickets only cost £10 and get you free entry to some of the best bars and clubs in Shoreditch. Like the sound of all this, get your tickets now!
The Nightjar Bar, East London
The Nightjar is a speakeasy bar in the heart of Shoreditch. Descend its tight staircase to discover this prohibition inspired bar with art deco touches, candle lit tables and bartenders expertly serving up unique cocktails. The Nightjar transports you to the 1920's with incredible live jazz and swing bands. With great entertainment and fabulous cocktails, this Shoreditch bar comes highly recommended.
Floripa, East London
Floripa is a melting pot of Brazilian beach bar and London bloc party club thrown together to create one of the best party atmospheres in London. Something a little different for a night out in London, you can eat Brazilian street food, drink the ice cold caipirinhas and take in the vibrant decor, perfect for a party night in London. DJs at the weekends play the sort of party sets that make you dance all night and you willl leave wanting to do it all again. Book online.
The Shoreditch, East London
The Shoreditch is a fun unpretenious bar and club in the heart of Shoreditch high street. Perfect for groups and special occassions, book a spot in the upstairs bar and enjoy the great happy hour and fun time atmosphere. Head down to The Shoreditch basement bar where DJs play party anthems at the weekends making this one of the best bars in Shoreditch. Book now for guest list and table bookings.
Ninetyeight Bar and Lounge, East London
Discover another side of Shoreditch at Ninetyeight lounge and bar. Be prepared to be amazed and descend into a world where nothing is out of bounds at this top cocktail bar. With a grande decor, intriguing drinks and clientele to match, Ninetyeight bar is the perfect venue to let your imagination run wild and experience the unexpected. Book online.
Blueberry Bar and Kitchen, East London
East London's new kid on the block Blueberry Bar and Kitchen offers you everything for a great night out. The bar's emphasis is very much set on all things happening in music and art ensuring each visit is different. If that wasn't enough, this great new hangout also offers quality, locally sourced food and deliciously mixed drinks ensuring your night will be second to none. Head down during the week and chill out with mates, or join in the fun at the weekend and make The Blueberry your new favourite Shoreditch bar. Make a booking now.
Basing House, East London
A Shoreditch nightclub that's open until 4am, Basing House is in the heart of East London and is the perfect place to hit up when looking for an all-nighter close to Old Street tube station. With top name DJs playing House and Techno into the early hours of the evening, this is Shoreditch club for the late night crowd.
Casa Blue, East London
For a Shoreditch bar with something a bit different why not try the North African themed Casa Blue. Great food platters are perfect to share for larger groups while the bar offers deliciously wicked cocktails in bijou but charming surroundings. The most important factor at Casa Blue is the party vibe and the funky afrobeat music guarantees the good times for whenever you visit. Book your spot now at this great Shoreditch bar.