There might not be a buck load of taxidermy at Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town, but as one of the hardest to find secret bars in London, it's a place worth noting. A basement shack brimming with rustic and raw charm, spot the taxidermy in the bar and stick around for the stunning cocktails.
Bars with Taxidermy in London
Got a penchant for something stuffed? London's most weird and wonderful bars are harbouring something that you might just like. Brimming with authentic taxidermy pieces, stuffed animals and antiquarian charm, these hide-outs are a haven for all things must-see and mounted. Check out our recommendations for the best bars with taxidermy in London.
One of the most secretive bars in Brixton, The Courtesan is a hearty and humble joint for dim sum dining, but they're also a great place to discover a dose of taxidermy in London. Plotted behind the bar is a selection of bell jars and stuffed birds that impress, and offset the venue's interiors just right.
Littered with bugs and stuffed animals aplenty, The Botanist Broadgate may sell some of the most luxury plates in the business, but they're certainly not shy of a little taxidermy. Join them for stunning pieces, cocktails and live music alike, all in a glamorous and golden setting.
Dining and drinking with a lion might just be the peak when it comes to taxidermy in London as one of the most unusual bars in the business promises a plethora of stuffed goods. Brought to you The Last Tuesday Society, this off-kilter cocktail cavern promises not only a museum, but stuffed bats, birds, fish and more, all lacing the bars walls.
Shoreditch's King's Head Members Club is one of the top spots to hit if you're in the market for a bit of taxidermy. Decked out in wild animals from their private dining room to their basement club, they've got the aesthetic down to a fine art.
If taxidermied birds, 'deadly ciders' and gourmet burgers sound like your idea of a good time, then what are you doing still reading this? Get to Hackney's Hand of Glory NOW. Inspired by British folk culture, you will find giant maypoles, wicker masks and brass icons alongside a varied selection of food and drink.
While The Jugged Hare may be one of the most places to indulge in gastro goods in London, with their restaurant toting British dishes with seasonal fare, they're also harbouring a delicious, stuffed secret. Head to the main bar and you'll find the walls laced with taxidermy, bell jars and more in this cool London boozer.
London Fields locals should be familiar with this historic boozer which is still going strong after 300 years. You'll find an extensive selection of ales, cocktails and craft beer, though you may be distracted by the kooky taxidermied muttons.
The grandeur of The Trading House isn't easily denied, and it's an opulence that continues to be reflected in their stuffed collection. A London bar brimming with taxidermy, head on down for an albino peacock and stay for the stunning New World interiors and cocktail charm.
A notable Dalston favourite, The Hunter S is a prime place in London to find high end taxidermy lacing the walls. Boasting some of the biggest taxidermy pieces in town, you can dine next to deer heads and drink under a bear as Hunter S show of their stuffed collection in a cool, vintage fashion.