Apples and Pears


Located at the Aldgate East end of Brick Lane, Apples & Pears is an independent, fun cocktail bar, serving fabulously mixed drinks, whilst introducing colourful flavours and ingredients. Expect an innovative range of libations like the No Whey Jose, #Fyrefestival and Cococabana! 

The music programme at Apples & Pears is eclectic and lively spinning records from funk, soul, old school hip hop, 80s/90s and party classics at the weekends with live music during the week. Feeling peckish? A wood-fired pizza menu is available so you can order pizzas to your table. They also have a fully heated beer garden for all-year-round alfresco revelry. 

Private Hire Requests

Apples & Pears can arrange exclusive hire of just one bar or the whole venue. Private hire is available for party groups of 30 to 130 guests with canapés and bowl food available on request. They are just 5 minutes walk from Aldgate East tube with close proximity to Brick Lane, Spitalfields, Shoreditch and the City. They are just 20 mins walk from London Bridge and Shoreditch train stations. They have a wood-fired pizza menu available, cocktails, craft beers and wines to cater for all tastes, and an atmosphere packed with East London energy.

When hiring Their venue for your party, you can expect the following:

- Efficient and quick communication by Kim who will be your point of contact throughout your booking.
- A friendly bar team to look after you and your guests, managed by Reggie.
- You can play your own music or bring your own DJ. They provide fully equipped DJ equipment. Alternatively, they have a DJ in their lounge bar and this music can filter down through the basement bar sound system when hiring their basement bar. You can control the volume as desired.
- You can personalise the space, in regards to decorations, providing it's within specific guidelines. Decoration is not permitted in December just because they decorate for Christmas but you can bring free-standing balloons and a cake.
- You can bring nibbles and finger food if you wish.
- You can have your own personalised cocktail menu at no extra cost. Info on this is provided after booking.

Overall, they work hard to ensure your party goes smoothly and they make sure you have a good time!

For further information or to discuss your event, please get in touch. 

What's on

Join us on Friday 15th March with the best selection of multi-genre remixes by DJ Ska from 8pm until late. Doors open at 5pm with cocktail specials…

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Offer Availability
Christmas at Apples & Pears
Looking for a venue for your Christmas party? No hire fee, just a minimum spend. Dates are going quickly so contact us for details!
Monday 17:00 – 00:00
Tuesday 17:00 – 00:00
Wednesday 17:00 – 00:00
Thursday 17:00 – 00:00
Friday 17:00 – 01:00
Sunday 17:00 – 00:00
Cocktail Specials for £8.50 until 8pm
Available Wednesday to Saturday on selected cocktails until 8pm.
Wednesday 17:00 – 20:00
Thursday 17:00 – 20:00
Friday 17:00 – 20:00
Saturday 17:00 – 20:00
Cocktail Drinks Package 1 £40 – 4 cocktails and a shot to finish
*This is not a masterclass*. We’ve selected 4 of our favourite cocktails with different spirits and taste profiles. These are Apples & Pears, Black & Stormier, Maple infused Long Island Iced Tea, Salted Caramel Espresso Martini finished with a light refreshing shot to cleanse the palette. Includes complimentary nibbles. Please note: these cocktails are served as smaller versions of the original serves.
Wednesday 17:00 – 22:00
Thursday 17:00 – 22:00
Venue Hire Offer - 10% discount on the minimum bar spend. Please email Kim for details and to check availability!
Looking for a venue for your private party? No hire fee, just a minimum bar spend and we're offering 10% discount when booking via Design My Night. Dates are going quickly so contact us for details!
Table Booking Offer - Receive a free bottle of Prosecco when booking a table for 10 people or more every Thursday to Saturday.
Thursday 17:00 – 22:00
Friday 17:00 – 22:00
Saturday 17:00 – 22:00


  • London - Just Party, London - Drinks and Finger Food, London - Private Hire
  • Taking Bookings
  • Dance floor
  • No Door Charge
  • Smart casual


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 17:00 0:00 Private Hire Only.
Tuesday 17:00 0:00 Private Hire Only.
Wednesday 17:00 0:00
Thursday 17:00 0:00
Friday 17:00 1:00
Saturday 17:00 1:00
Sunday 17:00 23:00 Private Hire Only.



Apples and Pears, 26, Osborn Street, E1 6TD


Brick Lane

Nearest Station

Aldgate East (Tube)


  • Cuisine

    This venue serves Bar Snacks food.

  • A word from the chef:

    Canapés and Bowl food menus are available on request for private parties and events. A pizza menu is available for pre-orders for party bookings.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Basement Bar Basement Space 25 35 - £1k £1K - £2K

Up to 60 Guests

  • A private room with its own cocktail bar.
  • Fully equipped DJ booth and iPod connectable sound system.
  • Wi-Fi.
  • Fully air controlled and sound proofed.
  • Seated areas.
  • Perfect for private parties.
  • Easy access to the garden.
  • Can be booked exclusively for 30 guests to 60 guests.
Lounge Bar Venue Hire 34 36 - Starting from £2.5K Not available

Up to 70 Guests

  • Fully equipped DJ booth and iPod connectable sound system.
  • Full PA system for live music.
  • Wi-Fi and screen.
  • Full cocktail bar.
  • Fully air controlled with centre piece skylight ceiling.
  • Seating for up to 45 guests.
  • Direct access to the garden.
  • Can be booked exclusively for 40 guests to 70 guests.
  • Available for hire Sunday to Thursday.
Whole Venue Venue Hire 50 80 - Starting from £3.5K Friday, Starting from £5K

130 Guests

Bringing together the lounge bar, basement bar and garden, the hire of the whole venue is perfect for a larger celebration. Whole venue hire is available Sunday to Thursday. For Fridays, whole venue hire is available for only corporate bookings. The whole venue can be booked for exclusive use for 70 guests to 130 guests. Whole venue hire is not available on a Saturday.

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

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Apples & Pears Brick Lane - London Cocktail Bar Review

Taking up a prime position just a few seconds from Brick Lane, Apples & Pears bills itself as a neighbourhood bar with a creative cocktail list and a lively atmosphere. Would the ambitious drinks menu help this East London bar stand out from the crowd, or have they bitten off more thanthey…

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