It takes a lot to stand out on the bustling streets of Holborn, but The Fable has no problem doing just that. This enchanting, magical restaurant and bar goes the whole hog in setting up a mystical ambience but there's way more to it than just a quirky decor. The food and drink is equally as compelling, and there's frequent masterclasses and fun functions to be enjoyed too.
Bars In Holborn
Holborn is that great little part of London that connects Soho, East London and The City. Given this, nights out in Holborn can vary hugely from place to place. The location means you get all of the benefits of the surrounding areas, without the hoard of wandering tourists. We've put together a list of the best Holborn bars and eateries from cocktail capers and bowling alleys to quirky pubs.
Located just a short stroll away from Exmouth Market, The Easton is a gorgeous traditional boozer fronting rustic decor, pub grub classics and a host of real ales. Whether you're stopping by for a quick lunchtime sarnie or a post-work sharing platter, you'll be sure to find something to satisfy your tastebuds.
Located just a stone's throw from Holborn station, Haché is a great choice if you're looking for places to eat in central London. Expect elevated burgers, suitable for vegans, veggies and meat-eaters alike, as well as cocktails, craft beers and more.
The Holborn All Star Lanes has a private room with 2 bowling lanes, cocktail bar, karaoke facilities and exclusive canape menu. Perfect for groups of 30-80 people. Larger groups of up to 270 guests can exclusively hire the whole venue complete with 6 lanes, 2 cocktail bars and an 80 cover restaurant.
You thought you knew darts, thought it was the preserve of beer-bellied men, then The Flight Club rocked up in Holborn and you discovered you were oh so wrong. This brilliant games bar is perfect for a social night out in Holborn, with electronic scoring systems, craft beer and pizza, this is the darts revolution.
The team at Temple Brew House have pulled together a stellar line-up of local and international brewers, showcasing all their best products behind the bar. Rustic by concept, the venue's wooden furniture, metallic brewing tanks and flavoursome craft beers offer the perfect way to relax after a long day in the office.
With 10 private karaoke rooms, swift drinks deliveries and over 9000 tunes to choose from, Lucky Voice is the go-to for fun nights out in central London. Not only is the Holborn location in prime position for after-work drinks, but it makes for a memorable night.
The London Cabaret Club is a standout venue in Holborn's nightlife scene. It offers an awesome fusion of British fine dining with a unique, interactive cabaret performance. Tuck into a menu of delectable British dishes while the biggest West End stars put on an excellently choreographed show that celebrates the rich heritage of British culture, both new and old.
Bounce in London is a ping pong restaurant and bar concept based at the site where Ping Pong was first invented in Holborn. This fantastically fun restaurant bar intends to marry table tennis with British inspired cocktails and delicious wood fired pizza.
One of Holborn's swankiest spots, The Amicable Society of Lazy Ballerinas boasts interiors as impressive as its name. Surrounded by marble, gold and renaissance-style artwork you'll be able to sip of a variety of exotic wines and munch on a huge selection of charcuterie small plates.