Best Leicester Square Bars

Leicester Square is one of London's most famed districts, renowned for its cherished theatres, spectacular film premieres and some fabulous drinking and dining destinations. A popular destination for tourists yearning to explore the city's glittering nightlife and much loved by Londoners for its bustling atmosphere, Leicester Square is definitely a hot-spot for entertainment and dancing every night of the week. Karaoke, cocktails, night clubs or intimate DJ bars, you name it, Leiscester Square has it and we've got a list of the best to give you a little nudge in the right direction.  

Last updated on 2nd November 2018




Opium

890 user reviews 4

Opium is a Leicester Square bar that merges New York speakeasy with a taste of the Orient. They deliver seasonal Oriental themed cocktails exploring and mixing a large variety of authentic Chinese ingredients in an inspired Asian luxe setting. This cocktail parlour cum Dim Sum den is a lair of mixology mastery and unique tastes paired with sumptuous Asian cuisine. 

The Lost Alpaca

6 user reviews 3

Happy Hour @ The Lost Alpaca

Located in the basement of Peruvian restaurant Lima Floral, this hidden gem serves pisco and cocktails that give you all the flavours of South America. With its laid back vibe and stylish soundtrack, you can enjoy a stunning selection of drinks featuring Mexican mezcal, Brazilian cachaca and Venezuelan rum, in a really unique setting. 

Piccadilly Institute

144 user reviews 3

Free Entry VIP Guestlist

Piccadilly Institute is renowned as one of London's biggest party palaces with six different bar areas each individually themed to explore and playing a selection of commercial/pop hits, hip hop and R'n'B tunes. With a late licence and one hell of a rosta of international DJs behind the sound system, this Leicester Square venue is a heaving night life spot where drinks, dancing and general debauchery come as standard. 

Bar Rumba

520 user reviews 3

Exclusive Student Deal and 1 other offer

This boutique bar is a West End hit for those looking for a place to bust some shapes on the dance floor. Every night welcomes a weird and wonderful theme, with anything from Cowboys and Cowgirls to Where's Wally making an appearance. Bar Rumba is a Leicester Square hot spot for a a good party and some hella long happy hours 

The Icon Bar & Terrace

1 user review 4

After work drinks (half price selected drinks)

Escape the hustle and bustle of Leicester square and enjoy a fabulous cocktail in decadent settings at the Icon Bar & Terrace. This is a hidden gem with an intimate and exclusive feel to it, proudly boasting an outdoor terrace with stunning views over the infamous Leicester Square. Icon Bar oozes French Boudoir stylings with antique furnishings, red velvet sofas and sultry lightings. Sit back and relax at this bespoke cocktail bar. 

Zoo Bar

145 user reviews 4

Free Entry VIP Guestlist and 1 other offer

The epitome of a fun time London bar, Zoo is the perfect place to get your mates together for a lively night of drinking and dancing until the early hours. In the heart of Leicester Square, this bar attracts a young party crowd with an opulent bar area and large clubbing spec where music to the beats of commercial, house, hip hop and R'n'B is played out every weekend.

The Light Lounge

58 user reviews 4

Sassy and sexy, Leicester Square's Light Lounge is a popular Soho spot for those that know about it. Discreetly tucked away towards the Covent Garden side, The Light Lounge exudes an essence of exclusivity with its sharp members-only feel, and as the free-flowing cocktail classics and creative concoctions sweep you to the dance-floor, you are sure to celebrate the weekend in style.

Ruby Blue Bar

109 user reviews 4

Free Entry VIP Guestlist

Ruby Blue is a sumptuous bar of dark decors and warm, low lighting features creating a intimate space perfect for some after work drinks or late night shenanigans. Fantastic views over Leicester Square can be appreciated form the outdoor terrace making this lounge bar a hubbub of entertainment and budget friendly boozing.

Just moments from The National Gallery sits All Bar One, your new favourite bar in Leicester Square. Whether you're catching up with friends over a bottle of wine, a glass of cocktails, or sitting down to feast on one of their British pub classics dishes after work, then settle in here.