Ladybird Bar


Ladybird Bar & Club is an icon of Islington nightlife. It's been nearly a 2 decades fix as one of the longest-standing late cocktail bars in Angel. Always a step ahead with their cocktail creations and massive sharers, they've been copied time and again but never equalled. Shy for publicity, this is the well-kept secret of locals. Ladybird hosts a variety of nights, the scene is always interesting and the music will always surprise you. It’s no wonder the Ladybird Bar has got its reputation as one of the best social places to come for good times and unexpectedly good late night vibes wether its during the week or week end.

With its nostalgic & elegant interior, impressive Boticcelli painted dome and busy vibe, chic gold leather seats, Ladybird is the intimate perfect place to bring a group of friends, to celebrate a birthday, enjoy after work drinks, or even bring that special friend close to your heart. The staff have bee trained by shaker & co founders to produce that cocktail of your choice to perfection. Guests can tuck into the likes of a refreshing creation Sex Appeal (raspberry vodka, Aperol, pomegranate, or Half way to heaven (Chase vodka, creme de mures, pineapple juice) or one of the originals of the house dating back to 2008 and the time Simon & Dan were masters of ceremony, the American psycho (absinthe, bourbon, grapefruit). So head on in and enjoy a drink, a beat and a good time.


Offer Availability
Happy hour daily 5pm to 9pm exc. Sat
On house beers, house shots, selected cocktails and Prosecco
Monday 17:00 – 22:00
Tuesday 17:00 – 22:00
Wednesday 17:00 – 22:00
Thursday 17:00 – 22:00
Friday 17:00 – 22:00
Saturday 17:00 – 22:00
Sunday 17:00 – 22:00


  • Taking Bookings
  • Dance floor
  • No Door Charge
  • Dress to impress


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 17:00 2:00
Tuesday 17:00 2:30
Wednesday 17:00 2:30
Thursday 17:00 2:30
Friday 17:00 4:00
Saturday 16:00 4:00
Sunday 17:00 2:30



Ladybird Bar, 70, Upper Street, Angel, N1 0NY



Nearest Station

Angel (Tube)

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
90 Basement Space 30 90 - 700 1500

The Ladybird Bar is one of Islington's most Iconic and long standing Nightlife Venues, hidden within this gem lies The BSMT. Perfectly located opposite the Green just 3 minutes walk from Angel Station.

The BSMT is the ideal unique space for any happening, whether that be a corporate event, launch, birthday, show case, live music, any format of private event or a creative gathering.
It's It has its own DJ booth, dance floor and access, with a unique semi industrial vibe and charming decoration. This allows for the space to be dressed up to your liking or kept as it is with it's underground vibes.

As a fully stocked bar and unique private space The BSMT can be dressed to appear as a grungy urban club or a futuristic dive bar, from a cold grey room to an exciting neon & UV lights adventure. As the space is so versatile and features so many different facets, It is best to come in to see the space and it's multiple possibilities. 

The space fits up to 90 people and is an ideal location for a variety of events from birthday parties to promoted nights, The BSMT can be hired privately until 12.00pm or 2am or 4am.


State of the art Sound system, basic DJ equipment (mixer) plug and play with any multi media device or portable device.

Professional club lights.


Not inc. cloakroom and security.


* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Customer Reviews (68)

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Ladybird Bar Angel - London Bar Reviews

Cocktails, dancing, charming barmen, intriguing decor. Sounds like a winning combo, right? Right! Ladybird Bar is a bit of an institution in Islington. Found on Upper Street, it has a 2am license on weeknights and the party keeps going until 4am on weekends. It’s incredibly popular …

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