As one of the coolest bars in Hackney, Bar 161 is the place for your leaving drinks if you live or work nearby. Not only does it front cool interiors of neon signs and floral decorations, but also a list of concoctions that includes the likes of a blood orange margarita or the salted caramel espresso martini.
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.
Make it a farewell to remember and treat yourself to a bottle of the good at one of these unique wine bars. With venues in Clapham, Fulham, Victoria, Battersea and Tottenham Court Road, you're never too far from some stunning wines.
Give 'em a taste of London before they pack off and eave the city by celebrating at The Lock Tavern. The beloved Camden boozer has had a refurb and is back on op form with a plethora of city brews to sample, so you can give them a proper send-off in a quintessentially British haunt.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Leaving your job and want one last hurrah with your colleagues? Head to The Star by Hackney Downs for some delicious free-flowing pints, alongside street food and tempting shots. Go out with a bang and check out its karaoke offerings.
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.
If your office is near King's Cross station, then The Star of Kings is the perfect choice for someone's leaving drinks. Offering up great food and delish drinks, you can tuck into mouthwatering burgers next to the open fire in the winter or on the beer terrace in the summer.
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.
Sad to see your co-worker leave? Make the most of their leaving with a top-notch affair at Arcade Food Hall. The venue features eight open kitchens and a variety of cuisine, from Indonesian snacks all the way through to tandoori sliders and fried chicken.