Oriole

Description

From the founders of one of the world's most notorious and legendary bars, Nightjar, comes Oriole, a speakeasy inspired affair in the heart of the city. 

In November 2015, Nightjar parents Edmund Weil and Rosie Stimpson have took over the former Cock Tavern site in London's Smithfields Market to create a bespoke bar of global influence and unique design. Oriole is so named after the exotic bird species native across Africa, Europe, Asia and Australia with the cocktail menu reflecting this by interpreting the flavours and tastes of these parts of the world. Laced in gold flecks and art deco inspiration, Oriole lives in the glamour of the past with cocktails of the future.

With 120 covers over tables and banquettes, Oriole is bigger than its relative Nightjar, but still maintains all of the same values where custom drinks and live entertainment are the central focus. The bar features a central stage, host many a top notch night of live music and bands where jazz and swing folds into the entire aesthetic and feel of the bar, one that harks back to the romance and mystique of the 20s, 30s and 40s.

There's an evening menu of small Nikkei inspired sharing plates to enjoy whilst you sup on the delicious cocktails.

Please note, the bar has an over 21s policy. 

What's on

La Maison Gothique
We welcome you to our Halloween night presented in partnership with Grey Goose.  This Hallow’s eve, descend into the dark underbelly ofParis…

Wed, 31st Oct 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Buy Your Ticket

Offers/Promos

Offer Availability
Free Live Music from 9pm & Reduced Price Cocktails
We are offering live music on the house alongside an exclusive menu of brand sponsored reduced price cocktails. Live music from 9pm.
Tuesday 18:00 – 02:00
Sunday 18:00 – 02:00
Aperol Aperitivo Hour everyday 6-8pm
Oriole Spritz & two small plates for £10, every day between 6-8pm.
Monday 18:00 – 20:00
Tuesday 18:00 – 20:00
Wednesday 18:00 – 20:00
Thursday 18:00 – 20:00
Friday 18:00 – 20:00
Saturday 18:00 – 20:00
Sunday 18:00 – 20:00
Discounted Grey Goose Cocktails & Free Live Music
Early evening special! Discounted Grey Goose Cocktails & Free Live Music
Wednesday 18:00 – 19:00

Vouchers

Gift Voucher
£50 - £200

Info

  • Live Music, Experience
  • East London, City of London
  • Splash the Cash £££
  • London - Experience, London - Themed Christmas, London - Private Hire

Hours

Day Open Close Notes
Monday 18:00 23:00
Tuesday 18:00 2:00
Wednesday 18:00 2:00
Thursday 18:00 2:00
Friday 18:00 2:00
Saturday 18:00 2:00
Sunday 18:00 2:00

Location

Address

Oriole, Oriole East Poultry Avenue EC1A 9LH

Area

East London

Nearest Station

Farringdon (Tube)


Getting there

Citymapper Google Maps Gett £15 off for first riders with code DMNGETT

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Seated
Capacity
Standing
Cost Min spend
Midweek*
Min spend
Weekend*
Oriole Venue Hire 120 180 - - -

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

Enquire about private hire

Customer Reviews (1163)

Hey {{ user.first_name || 'anonymous' }}! Write a review and earn 10 points.

Give it a rating:

A review of at least 30 words is required ({{ review.review.wordCount }} words)

{{ review.screenValues.error }}

Thanks for your review. You've earned 10 points! Check your balance here.


71% 830
17% 203
7% 78
3% 37
1% 15

Showing {{ eventVenue.reviewsFilter }}/5 ratings only.

5

Based on 1163 customer reviews


An error occurred loading the reviews for Oriole.

Rating: {{ ::review.rating }}

Visited {{ ::review.visited }} Written by {{ ::review.user.display_name }}
{{ ::review.content }}

Reply from

{{ ::review.reply }}
Verified

Our Review

Oriole Smithfield Market - London Cocktail Bar Review

Oriole Smithfield Market - London Cocktail Bar Review

Literally hidden below the grounds of Smithfield Market lies Oriole, one of London’s newest and highly anticipated speakeasy bars. The capital already loves its older sister Nightjar, and it's safe to say Oriole has won the heart of Londoners, too. The Venue Oriole welcomes you with curtainsand…

Recommendations

If you like Oriole, You should also check out...


Book & enquire for free

Oriole Oriole Oriole Oriole Oriole Oriole Oriole Oriole Oriole Oriole Oriole Oriole Oriole Oriole Oriole Oriole