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 bars in Holborn from cocktail capers and bowling alleys to quirky pubs.
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.
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 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.
For a trendy city bar with a diverse menu and cute quirky decor, look no further than the Balls Brothers Shoe Lane in Holborn. With floor to ceiling windows the bar is a light open space, with a vibrant feeling great for afterwork drinks. They cater for fresh lunches, corporate functions, and general parties or just an after work drink. Enjoy the daily Happy Hours (£4.50 cocktals) and weekend fun time party vibes, with resident DJs pulsing out the latest feel good tunes over the weekend nights.
When it comes to Holborn you've got plenty of choice, but choose Salvador & Amanda Bloomsbury and you know it'll be a good one. With great happy hours, DJs Thursday, Friday and Saturday, why not party all weekend long? This cocktail bar serves up delicious concoctions and at great prices, be careful though, once you've come once you'll be back again and again!
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.
Escape the hustle and bustle of central London by heading to Apex Temple Court. This swanky hotel boasts an all-day dining spot serving up hearty dishes in contemporary interiors, and a stunning wine bar boasting one of the city's most impressive selections of exotic sips.
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.
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.
Shutters is an all-day drinking and dining destination, serving plates inspired by the Commonwealth and quirky cocktails, against a vibrant backdrop. Perfect for brunches, group dinners and after-work get-togethers, it's quickly becoming a hot social hub in Holborn.
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.