A discreet drinking spot in the heart of the city, WM Barker & Co is brimming with some dapper style and a bit of 50s classic throwback. Set underground, this elusive haunt is the place to come for some suave drinks where botanical mixology is the name of the game. Less clubbing vibes and more a place to drink late in London.
Late Night Bars London
We understand - sometimes, the party shouldn't end after last orders, but it looks like nearly all the bars are shutting. Do you just go home? Well, no more, because London is packed full of venues that just don't want the party to stop and we've found them all for you. For all you night owls looking to party past midnight, here is our list of recommended late night bars and clubs in London to show you where the good times roll on.
Forge is the ultimate city worker's party bar. A buzzing space known for its industrial opulence and stripped back feel, the mantra here is simple - work hard, play harder. Make your way here for some mid-week partying; Forge serves up a spectacular array of beers, wines, champagnes, spirits and cocktails with DJs and dancing until 3am (Wednesday to Friday).
Trace the streets of Chinatown and look for the innocuous green door, for a parlour of traditional dim sum dishes and some of the most creative cocktails in London await. Tonics, remedies and spices all lie in wait at their apothecary of a bar. So settle in and while away the hours with some serious liquor lusting at this secret late night bar in London.
With its rock n' roll vibe, Roadtrip & The Workshop is a lively and late night Shoreditch bar which keeps the party going long after other party bars have given up. Closing at 5am Friday and Saturday night, this is a perfect place to dance to an eclectic mix of party anthems.
Party-lovers rejoice, because London has bestowed on you Dirty Matini. They have a reputation for delivering irresistible, fruit and spice-infused creations, and is a favourite destination for drinking and dancing in London. If Islington isn't your local, they've got places in Covent Garden, Monument and Clapham (to name a few) all keeping you up late.
Located in Southwark, Omeara is coming in hot with their late-night libations and music events. Boasting a burlesque-style space and a private hire roof terrace with a bar, the venue is great for birthday celebrations and group nights out.
Arguably the best kept secret in Angel, the Ladybird Bar had been serving delicately produced cocktails and delectable tipples to locals for the past decade. The venue is wonderfully decorated, with a Boticcelli Dome and various angelic paintings splashes across the wall. To complete the experience, the team of mixologists are something of pioneers in the industry, mixing together unique flavours and constantly producing delectable, spirit infused treats. Open until 4am on Friday and Saturday, it's a suave late night bar that can compete with the best.
An independent and versatile venue in the heart of Soho, Thirst is a go-to for late night cocktail sipping and hedonistic partying. Venture to the party bar on the notorious Greek Street and experience an evening fuelled by delicious drinks and DJs spinning hits until the sun rises.
Looking for somewhere that's more than a bar, but isn't quite a club? Then welcome to Market House. This lively hangout on Coldharbour lane is seeing you into the early hours of the morning with top DJ sets, delicious drinks and a lively crowd.
Open until 3am, Mint Leaf Lounge is a great place to while away the hours in the City. The stylish spot knocks up potent cocktails, often has live music and has some of the tastiest Indian plates around.
Party until the sun comes up all through the week in this Moroccan hideaway in Farringdon. Escape the busy cosmopolitan streets of the capital and take a trip to the hot sands and bright colours of a Moroccan beach. And while you're at it, why not get boozy with delicious cocktails and get jiggy on the dance floor? You know you want to.
Bar Rumba is a late night club throughout the week and close to London's Leicester Square serving up a mix of delectable cocktails, big hits and good party vibes. The commercial music, RnB and pop is the engine of this wild and crazy club but the generous happy hours and drinks promotions do their bit to fuel the spirits.
With venues across the city, VQ has got you covered on all bases. From a delicious food menu to great drinks and 24-hour-a-day opening, you can go from early breakfast to late night dinner - or vice versa.
Looking for late night bars in Central London? Head on over to Midnight Lounge Bar & Restaurant, where you'll find lively cabaret and burlesque showcases until the early hours, with a wide range of thirst-quenching refreshments to enjoy as you watch.
Looking for a fun, stylish and accessible party haunt close to Leicester Square? Ruby Blue is your number one option, bringing a buzzing party atmosphere to one of the most prestigious parts of central London. Happy hour gets the cheap drinks flowing, there's an outdoor terrace and a licence until 3am throughout the week.
Louche is one of London's best late-night bars, split across a three-story townhouse with different areas to suit your occasion. Whether you fancy chilling at the main bar with a couple of signature mixes or grooving in your seat to live piano music in the lounge upstairs, this place is sure to impress.
Open 'til 2am every day of the week, Silverleaf is an ideal haunt for those sultry late-night sips. Situated in the luxury Pan Pacific Hotel on Liverpool Street, this venue has a plethora of attention-grabbing concoctions, alongside a hidden bar that's ideal for special occasions.
Open until 3am on the weekends, Martello Hall is East London's most stylish drinking spot. From a former pub, the venue is stripped back and rustic with a secret cocktail lounge, DJs and a cracking drinks list.
Located in London, The Clapham North is a fantastic shout when it comes to late-night bars. Fronting exposed brickwork, booth seating and an outdoor terrace, the venue is great for weekend nights out, including its Sunday quiz nights.
This decadent den, Soho's secret sojourn, is the perfect place to while away the late hours. Take a seat in the suavest of plush leather armchairs or sofa seats and soak in the sophisticated lounge atmosphere. Tipples are courtesy of Blyly Tran, expert mixologist famous for his role at Prescription Cocktail Club. Your food is in good hands too with top chef Dorian Picard on the case.
Sultry in every way with dim lighting and softer-than-soft armchairs, Blind Spot in the West End draws in London's cocktail lovers with its elegant ambience and distinctive attitude. The line-up of resident DJs play all your favourite hip-hop, rnb and dance tracks, whilst the venue's talented bartenders let their creative side shine, mixing together a range of spices, fruits and potent spirits. Grab a cocktail, sit back and lose yourself in the intoxicating ambience of this sleek Central London bar.
Notting Hill's Little Yellow Door is not only a cracking date destination for brunch, lunch and dinner, but it also boasts an enviable late nigh cocktail bar in the basement of the family home-style venue. Drop by and dance the night away to the DJ, explore the vinyl station and dip into the fancy dress box.
Is there anything that Golden Bee can't do? Make your way over this Shoreditch staple to let your hair down and let loose on the dancefloor, with epic DJs, and a vibey selection of drinks and a 2am finished on the weekends. Plus, it's home to one helluva alfresco terrace.
Looking for somewhere to let your hair down? Soul Lounge in Clapham has answered your prayers, offering you a pretty place at which to let loose 'til the early hours. Grab the gang, order yourself a couple o' cocktails and have a lovely old time.
Open until 2am every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night, Eastcheap Records is here for all your partying needs. From live music and craft beers, to great DJs and cocktail sipping until late, they've got a little something for everyone at this Monument bar.
King's House in Fulham is ideal when you're after late-night bars in West London, thanks to being open 'til 2am on Friday and Saturday nights. Better yet, there's regular DJs and a cocktail list so you can dance your Monday to Friday woes away.
The Alchemist on Old Street and in Canary Wharf both have a crackin' space that's ideal for those late-night antics in the city. From 10pm Thursday to Saturday, these suave spots offer an 'After Dark' option, where punters can pre-order their drinks and enjoy them ice cold.
Did somebody say happy hour? When Abby Met Claud just did. Boasting a range of drinks deals and bottomless brunches, this is definitely a spot for those needing a fabulous place to celebrate or for after-work cocktails.
Trafik is bringing you some of the best music until the early hours of the morning. Bringing together great DJ collectives Monday to Saturday, coupling that with two floors of fun and great happy hour deals, you've got everything you need to have a great time in London.
Looking for late night bars in London? The Pyramid Lounge is your go-to spot for Lebanese fare, killer cocktails, and exotic shisha flavours. Better yet, you can enjoy live music every Saturday 'til 2.30am, all within the swish surrounds of this sleek watering hole.
Looking for luxe VIP clubs in Mayfair? The Scotch of St James is quite the stunner and fab for your nights out with friends. Settle in for a creative cocktail while lounging in their plush seating or opt for a little dancing on its LED dancefloor.