The Arts Theatre Club wears its quirkiness on its sleeve, with amazing speakeasy interiors, retro tunes from its piano-cum-DJ booth, and even more so from their cocktail range served in old fashioned teapots.
Crazy Cocktails in London
Bored of examining the same old cocktail lists? Want to enjoy some delicious drinks that lean a bit more towards the quirky side? Here are our recommended places to go for experimental cocktails in London. These bars will have you scouring their menus for the most extravagant creations. More often that not, you will also be impressed by the jaw-dropping technique of these mixologists, the very best in the business who have perfected their showmanship. Whether it's fruity fun or a spicy surprise you want, we'll bring you to all corners of the world for your fill of crazy cocktails; from the mystical orient to the sensual vibes of Latin America, you can even be transported to the prohibition era with London's crazy cocktails.
With a 'Gangster Tequila Paradise' them, this branch of The London Cocktail Club is no doubt a hot-spot for weird cocktails in London. With downtown LA vibes, you'll be sipping your drinks in a industrial-looking venue with creative graffiti covering the walls. Enjoy their whacky concoctions such as Hot Tuaca Apple, Spicy Noodle or Velvet Elvis!
Head to Hackney where this world-renowned cocktail bar has opened up shop to bring you some of the most cutting edge cocktails in London. Focusing on molecular mixology, it's all about cooking your drinks here, and they've got the skills and the hazmat suits to help you do it.
If you're in the mood for something theatrical, look no further than The Alchemist, who have pretty much made their name making crazy cocktails. From AR creations to cocktails that change colour before your very eyes, these guys are sure to make a lasting impression.
Like your cocktails laced with tequilas, mezcals, piscos and rums? Good, because Barrio's mixologists certainly don't hold back. Offering up the sights, tastes and sounds of Latin America in a fun neighbourhood haunt on Acre Lane, bartenders use Mexican herbs and tropical fruits to put together an awesome cocktail menu.
Split into playful Expedition Planning, Base Camp, Pathfinders, Explorers and Treasures sub-categories, there's always something delightfully inventive to swill at when you're drinking with Lost & Found. Tuck into a Cognac and grassy Chartreuse Green liqueur-infused Daddy's Hip Flask served in - you guessed it - a hip flask, or enjoy an Alice in Wonderland sharing cocktail that comes to the table served in a top hat!
Forget a swish cocktail bar or sumptuous decor, these cocktail experiences are taking you a million miles out of London. With sites in both East and West London, the Immersive Cocktail Series creates unique situations, such as a Wild West themed bar or a prison, and knocks up some great drinks.
One of London's best cocktail bars, this unique Bletchley Park themed drinking experience invites you to dress up and get decoding so you can get your hands on some stunning concoctions.
Ditching the same old drinks for something of the quirky variety, London Cocktail Club is blending boozy Bombay Sapphire libations with art as this offbeat class offers tipples, G&Ts, edible paint and photography tips all in one.
Step into the future at this unique cocktail experience that wants to you help save humanity from the machines. Get the lowdown on the mysterious Neosight corporation, and see if you can't summon up a few cocktails in the process.
If you're looking for experimental cocktails in London, then check out Purl where their theatrical drinks and mixology are sure to dazzle you! The team behind the bar show real showmanship, so sit back, relax and get ready to be absolutely amazed - by both the mixologists themselves and the beautifully presented delicious drinks!
From fat-washed spirits to house-infused liquors and homemade shrubs, this City bar is taking cocktails to the next level. Head to this clandestine spot for prohibition vibes in the heart of London.
Some are more akin to sub-zero temperatures than others, but there's one crazy bar in London providing the ultimate drinks experience. Join Belowzero for a night to remember as you don your jackets and head on in for cocktails in ice cubes, ice carvings and plenty more.
If you're looking for somewhere that delivers on atmosphere and cocktail creations, look no further than Gold Step. The all-new tequila and mescal bar in Shoreditch offers bodacious interiors that perfectly complement the unique, interactive cocktail-making experience.
Offering a decidedly wacky array of drinks, Clapham's Tequila Mockingbird is a great spot to grab some crazy cocktails in London. From their candyfloss-garnished Disney Princess cocktail, to the cognac and vodka-laced Hip Hop Hooray, there's all manner of kooky concoctions to sample.
The Gibson bar has taken on the noble cocktail quest to provide the best ever Gibson cocktail in London. No other bar has so far tried their hand at perfected the particular mix, so it's up to these mixologists to repopularise the quirky cocktail in East London.
Sister bar to one of the most infamous cocktail destinations in the world, Oriole doesn't need to rely on Nightjar to boast some of the most unusual cocktails in London. From alligator sharers to unique tankards, Oriole whip up pure, cocktail mastery in east London.
Take a trip through time, back to the Golden Age of travel with some of the quirkiest cocktails in London. With drinks inspired by exotic and far-flung locations you'll find the taste of foreign lands just a short walk from the Jubilee Line.
Taking mixology to a whole other level, at Looking Glass Cocktail Club don't be surprised to find unexpected ingredients such as fresh rosemary, or getting a cardamum surprise! They will blend ingredients into magically delicious flavours you won't have tried before! Intrigued!?