Late Night Bars London
Finding a late night bar in London can be somewhat challenging. But that's before we came along and told you exactly where to look. 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.
Last updated on 29th September 2016
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.
With a party atmosphere that keeps pumping until 4am on the weekend, The Dead Dolls House is a collective of contemporary cool at its best. Swag between their 4 different bar rooms: the Parlour, Drawing Room, Library and Ballroom, and discover a playground of sophisticated supping. Drink, dine and dance the night away here.
Looking to take your next night out with a tiki twist? It’s really all about Kanaloa, London’s exotic playground named after the Hawaiian God of the Sea. Expect tropical interiors and cocktails served in tiki-styled vessels, as DJs play a feel-good party mix of classic hits and commercial favourites until 3am (Thursday to Saturday).
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.
Purveyor of summer partying and larger than life BBQ's, The Roof Gardens come into their element for parties that run all day and night. With one of the lushest rooftop spots in London, party to some of the best DJs and live music and then head into the exclusive top floor club where the night goes on.
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.
Get in your East London beers, your killer cocktails and pull up a bar stool at this Camden institute, which hosts regular club nights, pub quizzes and has a damn delicious selection of burgers.
At this late night club you'll be dancing all night under one of the best sound systems in London, and to some of the Hottest DJs playing the best of Deep House, Tech House, Drum & Bass and Dubstep. Don't miss out on your chance to go to one of London's biggest late night bars and book online now!
Head down to quirky drinking den The Aviary Bar for some late night tipples if you're near Oxford Circus. With an extensive selection of world beers, spirits, wines and champagnes, Aviary is buzzing, unique and well worth a visit. Their dinner menu is a delicious range of British favourites so if you're after a cool late night food and drinks spot, look no further than Aviary Bar.
With its rock n' roll vibe, Roadtrip 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. With an eclectic mix of party anthems, and a feeling that most this was your journey's destination all along, Roadtrip is a wild night out and not to be missed.
Looking for a fun and vibrant venue that doesn’t take itself too seriously? The Warwick is the perfect fit, bringing a warm and welcoming pub-styled experience to West End revelers just off Regent Street. Open late seven nights a week, tuck into something from their seasonal menus or skip straight ahead to the booze; The Warwick serves a pioneering choice of signature cocktails as well as a lovely little range of bespoke G&Ts.
With a Kensington calling, Motezuma is probably the most suave late night club in London. Head here for some after hours partying across the weekend where a 3am curfew is a good mid ground for those not looking to go all out, but want to stay out past midnight. You'll find yourself in the throws of some of London's most lush revelers here.
Did you know there's a private members bar lying under Kings Cross, only accessible by a secret ever-changing door code? Well... we'll let you in on it. Keystone Crescent is like a time capsule of swanky 70s, muted colours and style where for just £35 you can become a member and enjoy this place and its 4am curfew for yourself.
Take too London's latest district where underground clubs tempt you in with red glowing ambers and feather fluttering ladies. Soho is our city's most notorious destination for midnight cavorts and burlesque romps - enter Rah Rah Rooms. A flashback to Soho's red light days, prepare to be dazzled by an array of live entertainment.
For all the party-lovers out there, Dirty Martini have spread their wings, opening a new hangout on Islington’s bustling Upper street. With a reputation for delivering irresistible, fruit and spice-infused creations, Dirty Martini 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.
The Hippodrome Casino in the centre of Leicester Square is one of the city's most iconic late night bars. More than just a haven for gamblers, it's home to one glamorous restaurant, the Heliot Steak House oozing some 1930s excess and toting fine foods. Explore the six bars (each with a 24 hour license), and wile away the hours at this luxurious complex.
Looking for somewhere to fill your boots on Texan style foods and some big blues music? Come the weekend, The Blues Kitchen goes off at its homes in Shoreditch, Brixton and Camden where you can hit the dance floor for some live music from the likes of The Brassroots and you can sling back some bold bourbons.
Sleek and sophisticated partying is the name of the game for Mayfair’s Fifty9. It’s a bar for those in-the-know, hidden away off the beaten track in Berkley Square. A late-night party hub with candlelit tables, an impressive lighting display and dark leather furnishings; it’s pretty clear you’re partying in one of London’s most opulent postcodes here. A late licence allows dancing until 3am at the weekends.
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.
Mist on Rocks is a fantastic late night venue in South London. This lavishly-decorated cocktail bar serves up a multitude of cracking concoctions for you to enjoy in this charmingly decorated space. Blending London's swag with New York's artistic style, this venue is the perfect blend of 'cool' with a cracking atmosphere to boot - head down for some after-midnight merriment.
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).
Open 'til 3, Thursday to Saturday, Babble is the city’s premium cocktail bar and nightclub that you’ll stumble upon just around the corner from Liverpool Street. Outstanding service and an eye-catching cocktail menu are the two big draws here, with a stylish city crowd letting loose on the opulent Crimson Club dancefloor.
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.
Boasting riverside views, Brodie's bar is a favourite place to drink in East London where Canary Wharf promises a prettier setting than the hustle you're used to in central. Potentially the only place you can party late into the night as well, Brodie's Bar proudly boast their late licence in London so come the weekend you can have somewhere to sink some drinks in Canary Wharf.
Resident DJs flood the dancefloor with a mix of RnB, funky house, hip-hop and club classic bangers until 6am at Konnect. It’s not one for the faint-hearted, with an 800-strong crowd busting out their best shapes across two rooms decorated by leading London visual artists. Seeking out that VIP experience? There’s luxury areas complete with bottle service if there’s reason to celebrate.
Hidden under the arches of Clapham North. Fu Manchu is a cavernous lair of sumptuous dim sum dishes during the day and a rowdy party atmosphere come night. Knock back cocktails and spirits until 3am here where you can make the most of some top DJ talent on the dance floor. Get ready for an unexpected late night out in London.
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.
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 wile away the hours with some serious liquor lusting at this secret late night bar in London.
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 between 5 and 8pm, there’s an outdoor terrace and a licence until 3am throughout the week.
Agenda Bar is a city favourite for after work drinks that turn into late night revelry. Not far from Monument, its central location makes it a top place for drinks in London where you can enjoy their well stocked bar of fine wines, hand crafted cocktails and more. Open until 3am you can enjoy a late night out in London at Agenda complete with DJs, ping pong and more.