Escape the bustling streets of Covent Garden with a trip to The Escapologist, a brilliantly wacky Victorian-themed basement bar. Ideal for those more intimate evenings, the secretive den also hosts a great happy hour that includes all of their premium and party time cocktails, as well as glasses of wine and prosecco.
2-4-1 Cocktails In London
Bizarre ingredients, striking colours and with names that could make even the most creative minds look twice, London's cocktail game couldn't be stronger. However, they don't always come cheap. Lucky for you, bars and pubs across the city have taken pity on us and helped lessen the burden with various drinks deals and happy hours available throughout the week. From classics such as espresso martinis and mojitos to some of the more original concoctions, check out our pick of the best places to enjoy 2-4-1 cocktails in London.
Spend your evening sipping on a range of wallet-friendly and creative concoctions within the secret garden-themed Peckham bar. The charming spot is covered in fauna and fairy lights and cocktails include classics such as espresso martinis, as well as more unique offerings such as the potent sloe gin, absinthe and white wine Kitsune Kick.
You've likely heard about Venn Street Records' weekly roster of banging live music and it's not-to-be-missed weekend blowouts, but what you probably don't know is that they're also brilliant for an evening tipple (or two). The Clapham party spot offers up three whole happy hours every day from 5pm-8pm.
The Winchester is a relaxed cocktail bar, and that's exactly why you'll want to go. Chill out in one of their numerous snugs, corners and areas where you can nibble on some delicious British dishes, whilst tucking into an extensive range of great libations, available at a 2-4-1 discount every Thursday.
This central London watering hole has got you covered when it comes to delicious tipples at a budget-friendly price. Venture down to their basement cocktail bar where you can quaff on a range of concoctions and spritz'. Hungry? Magpie & Stump's selection of light bites, snacks, sharers and mains has something for everyone.
Championing Mexican mezcals, Brazilian cachaca and Venezuelan rums, this Garrick Street bar has got authentic drinks mastered. Drop into the gorgeous South American haunt during its daily happy hour and enjoy 2-4-1 pisco sours that are positively packed with Latino flavour.
After-work drinks? Pop by The Rose Pub between 5-8pm from Monday to Thursday for a selection of 2-4-1 house favourites from the expert mixologists behind the bar. For the braver ones amongst you, head over on a Sunday where you can enjoy a whole night of economical sips.
Lemongrass collins, flaming zombies, blood orange slings and midori sours are just some of the quirky cocktails on offer at this Clapham High Street playground. Head over at the weekend for an evening of sipping on economical tipples before dancing till the early hours.
Nestled away in St John's Square, Clerkenwell & Social leaves all of their guests with tomato sauce-stained smiles, thanks to their great cocktails and handmade pizzas. With some of the capital's best mixologists behind the bar, the bar's 2-4-1 deals mean that you can enjoy a range of creative aperitifs without breaking the bank.
Based in the shadow of the City of London, Dirty Martini Minories draws in the crowds with their delicious cocktails and 2-4-1 drinks deals, in operation 6 days a week. If the City isn't for you, enjoy the same discounted drinks in London at their Hanover Square, St Paul's and Monument venues.
Gather the gang and start your night off with a bang over a very happy hour of cocktails, Peronis and prosecco at this neon-clad, Insta-famous party bar. Tonight Josephine's Waterloo location also means its perfectly situated for whatever direction your night takes you.
How could we not include Be At One? The lively brand is renowned for its endless list of fruit-infused tipples, vibrant interiors and jam-packed happy hours. Needless to say, if you're looking for a guaranteed crowd-pleaser, this has to be up there with the best.
Everyone loves a deal, especially when it's wrapped up with sun-soaked lounging and tropical feasting. Amble over to Clapham High Street and Tropix will transport you to paradise with its range of exotic mojitos, small plates and cocktails.
Located along Notting Hill's Portobello Road, the fittingly named Portobello Star is serving up a host of signature sips including the spicy Walter White and tequila-filled Message From Mexico. Enjoy a lazy Sunday at the historic bar where 2-4-1s are available all day or check it out after work, where you can bag the deal till 9pm.
Whether you want to start your week with cocktails or end it with drinks, Mint Leaf Lounge is the place for you. Head over to the classy cocktail bar on Monday or Friday between 4.30pm and 6.30pm and pick from their extensive menu.
The end of the week just got even better over at The Coach & Horses in Leyton. Join the fun East London pub for a selection of bargain old fashioneds, espresso martinis, mimosas and more every Friday until 8pm.
Putney's Tequila Mockingbird laughs in the face of one-day-only happy hours, instead offering their guests daily deals. Pay a visit to the lively bar or its Clapham comrade for a selection of unusual sips such as spiced hazelnut martinis and mango and chilli margaritas.
If the various weekday drinks deals and 2-4-1 cocktails don't win the City of London bar over for you, then Patch London's fabulously retro interiors and menu of light bites, sharing platters and set menus will definitely do the job. The mixology maestros also have a St Paul's outpost with an equally generous happy hour and chic decor.
Balham's Lost & Found doffs its cap to all things homely. Decorated more like a living room than a swanky cocktail bar, the bar's low-hanging lights and vintage furniture really gives the entire venue a charming vibe. Best of all, their cocktail list is mahoosive so you're sure to find something you love.
The Crosswall might be known for its delicious plates of food and intriguing wine list, but the venue also knows how to shake up one hell of a cocktail. Take advantage of their happy hour deals to sample some of the more original quaffs - chilli negroni, anyone?