Cool And Quirky Bars In Essex

If there's one thing we never tire of, it's unusual places to go out. Fortunately, this county is filled with all kinds of fun watering holes to keep us on our toes. Don't believe us? Take a look at our list of the best cool and quirky bars in Essex to explore the unique activity venues and retro cocktail dens that are ready to take your weekend antics up a notch.

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Last updated on 16th January 2024

Three Wise Monkeys Colchester

Three Wise Monkeys are serving up some of the top quirky nights out in Essex. But don't just take our word for it. Head on down to this Colchester watering hole and see for yourself at one of their live music sets, club events, drinks tastings or other happenings.

Players Lounge

If you're looking for fun things to do in Essex for adults, make sure to check out Players Lounge. Not only does it boast a brilliant golf simulator so you can putt your skills to the test, but also top DJ nights, live music sets and a fabulous range of unusual cocktails.

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If you're looking to shake your tailfeather somewhere cool, Faces is the Ilford club that you need to check out. Not only can you indulge in a bucketload of delicious signature cocktails, but also wile out to live entertainment and cracking DJ sets 'til the early hours.