The clue's in the name with this one. Up there with East London's best cocktail spots, The Bar Downstairs shakes up a stunning collection of libations in a subterranean setting. A must for curious drinkers, head here and sample their versions of old fashioneds, Moscow mules and more.
Cocktail Bars Near Liverpool Street
Hard day at work? Meeting up with mates? Maybe just looking for an easy date location? Whatever you're after, this Central London area has the watering hole for you. From quirky party spots serving fruity concoctions through to dedicated joints shaking up bespoke tipples, these are a few of the best cocktail bars near Liverpool Street.
A gorgeous bar near Liverpool Street station, Aviary serves up beautiful views and cracking cocktails. The rooftop watering hole is located on Finsbury Square and also has a restaurant, should you feel peckish during the evening.
A secret cocktail bar, The Mayor Of Scaredy Cat Town is hidden behind a Smeg fridge. Your codeword? Request to see 'The Mayor' at The Breakfast Club and you'll be ushered downstairs to the broody basement. Hit them up at the weekend for their boozy brunch, complete with two hours of bottomless bubbles.
Balls Brothers have been feeding the City for more than 100 years, so you can bet they're a great choice for cocktail bars near Liverpool Street station. The spot specialises in gin and whisky libations, as well as offering a selection of classic concoctions.
You've probably heard about Anise from trips to its adjoining restaurant, Cinnamon Bazaar, but you'd be missing out if you didn't also pay the bar a visit. Expect vibrant interiors and fruity blends such as orange blossom vodka chaas and bitter melon karela Americanos.
This rooftop boozer is pretty as a picture; with views over London and stylish interiors. But it's not just a looker. Jin Bo Law's carefully curated drinks menu transforms unique ingredients into Asian-inspired treasures, including the vodka, Cointreau, jasmine tea and five spice honey Butterfly Punch.
Situated practically opposite the station, Victorian Bath House is definitely one for the bucket list. Housed in a Grade II-listed building, the Liverpool Street cocktail bar has gained acclaim for its signature plum negronis, blood orange bourbons and pink peppercorn tequilas.
Looking to impress? Rake's Café Bar is guaranteed to bring the wow-factor, pouring up fancy cocktails in a sophisticated setting. Escape the bustling streets and enjoy an evening of signature gin, sake, coconut and lychee mixes as you take in the swanky interiors.
From the outside, The Ten Bells appears to be a traditional London pub, but venture up the back staircase and you'll find a secret bar mixing up a wealth of margaritas, palomas and negronis. Don't believe us? Head to the Spitalfields boozer and see for yourself.
Not far from the financial district, Revolution Bar Leadenhall is a fun place to drink around Liverpool Street. Expect party vibes across all of its four floors and a vodka-fuelled menu of espresso martinis, strawberry woo woos and daiquiris. And when the sun goes down? That's when the night really begins...
Roll up, roll up and be immersed in one of Liverpool Street's quirkiest cocktail bars. Made up of big top furnishings, trippy candy-cane coloured booths, and optical illusion artwork, London Cocktail Club pays as much attention to the drinking experience as it does to its perfectly-mixed creations.
Demon, Wise and Partners is an intimate cocktail bar that serves the very best in delicious drinks. Close to the City, the basement nook is filled with cosy booths and serves daring sips - think whisky, miso, pandan and pineapple combinations - that'll have you coming back for more.
An award-winning cocktail haunt, Hawksmoor Spitalfields Bar is not all it seems; the tiny joint is a former strip club that now specialises in quirky highballs, updated classics and refreshing spritzes. Full of shimmering tones and gold hues, this is a seriously swish destination for drinks near the City.
Shaken, not stirred... this party den is all about the famous cocktail as they mix up classics and mouth-watering hybrid concoctions. As well as amazing drinks, Dirty Martini has suave interiors which makes it the perfect place for date night.
Patch East is a party bar around Liverpool Street with outlandish and quirky interiors, unique cocktails, eclectic food and some raucous events. Evenings here will see you bopping to disco house, commercial remixes and funk beats as you sink a few cucumber and mint gimlets.
This moody cocktail bar oozes date night vibes with dark wood furnishings and unique creations. On sunny days, grab a space on The Botanist's outdoor terrace or, if you're looking to dance, slink downstairs to Soda Room, their stylish club.
On the hunt for cheap cocktails around Liverpool Street? Simmons is a no-brainer, boasting two storeys, kitsch decor and one of London's best happy hours. If you're in the mood for a discounted drink to help you unwind after a long day in the office, this is the place for it.
Renowned for their generous happy hours and huge drinks list, Be At One is bound to be one of the busiest cocktail bars in Liverpool Street. Immensely popular after work, the watering hole offers everything from margaritas through to pina coladas and old fashioneds.
An immersive cocktail bar in Liverpool Street, Moonshine Saloon is transporting you through space and time into the Wild West. Don your chaps, pop on your cowboy hat and get ready to bring your A game as you enter the world of liquor smuggling.
A slick bar and restaurant, The Alchemist whips up some of the most innovative cocktails in town. From theatrical drinks to the expert execution of your favourite classic concoctions, this unique haunt is one to look out for if you're after something a little different.