Leaving Drinks in London

Saying goodbye to your friends no matter how long you'll be gone is always hard, but we're here to make it a little bit easier. Go out with style with our pick of the best bars to grab a nice leaving drink with your closest friends. Whether you want to party the night away or just have a quiet one, we can guarantee great drinks, occasionally some food and always a buzzing atmosphere. Check out our recommended picks for the best leaving drinks bars in London. 

Last updated on 29th August 2018

Dirty Martini bars are known for their incredible cocktails and stylish settings. The Covent Garden location is tucked away in the West End, open late for drinks every night of the week. The sophisticated decor will make any night feel exclusive, especially when celebrating a special occasion.

The Aviary Bar

29 user reviews 4

This seriously unique venue with a grotto-inspired interior is sure to impress all your friends. If you're looking for something a bit different then The Aviary Bar is quirky and cool with the same fun time party atmosphere you'd expect from a good bar. The very late license means you can keep the party going all night and sample as much as you can from their extensive drinks menu. 

Adventure Bar Clapham High Street is known for its party atmosphere and great drinks. A popular spot with anyone who happens to stop by, the quirky decor and young following spice up and night out. The bartenders are experts in their field and not only supply amazing drinks, but bring a little something extra as well! This always exciting place is guaranteed to make any night fun and a laugh or two. Looking for a cracking Clapham alternative? Check out Adventure Bar Clapham Junction

This exciting bar known for it's huge list of cocktails and vibrant atmosphere is a popular spot in the heart of Soho. With a mix of pub and cocktail bar decor, it is perfect for chilling out with friends and kicking off a big night. The drinks will impress and the prices won't empty your wallet! 


22 user reviews 4

Tailored tipples and spice punched cocktails are the craft that goes on in Anise. Sister bar space to the award winning restaurant Cinnamon Kitchen, Anise is a liquor lusting wonderland of sumptuous drinks and Indian style fused with Middle Eastern decor. Low-lit, intimate and knocking up killer cocktails - this place does leaving drinks right. 

Bar Soho

55 user reviews 3

This eccentric cocktail bar is a favourite in Soho and the perfect place to get friends together for drinks. With fairground style seating and a lively atmosphere, late night DJs keep the party going until the early hours every night of the week. This cool party bar is always a guaranteed good time. 

65 & King

3 user reviews 4

This elegant drinking den is filled with American decor and a theatrical atmosphere. Serving up a mix of classical and creative cocktails there is a great range of drinks to enjoy alongside the all day food menu. The lively bar and intimate private hire rooms make the perfect space for gathering with friends for some stylish leaving drinks. For a glamorous night out book a table or room online.


232 user reviews 4

Looking for somewhere to enjoy a few casual and cool leaving drinks in London? Let Barsmith be your guide. Decked in bare brick and coming at you with a contemporary edge, not only is the space to be enjoyed, make sure you chow down on pizza and craft beers before saying your goodbyes.

Bounce, Old Street

128 user reviews 5

Looking for a bar for leaving drinks in London but hankering after something with a quirky edge? Here's where Bounce steps in. One of the most unique bars in Shoreditch, not only will the neon innards and craft menu of Bounce impress, your leaving drinks will almost definitely be absorbed by a competitive game of ping pong for one last hoorah.

The Anthologist

195 user reviews 4

This popular all day City bar is a casual restaurant by day and an exciting party place at night. With a huge mixology table, two cocktail lounges, a private room and an outdoor terrace, there is more than enough space for any size group. The extensive wine list and great cocktail offering is sure to suit anyone's needs. The late license on the weekend makes it the perfect place to party with DJs and dancing. 

Barrio Brixton

106 user reviews 4

Inject a little colour into those goodbye drinks in London with this punchy, South American favourite. Found in Brixton but also boasting bars the city over, Barrio Brixton promise colourful cocktails and quirky interiors as you say goodbye to either friends, family or colleagues alike.


160 user reviews 5

Colleague, friend or family; saying goodbye is always hard no matter who they are, and that's why leaving drinks in London should a hoot. Not only can Baranis promise just that with some of the best wine and beer in the business, pair that with small plates and petanque and you have the ultimate goodbye.