Office Drinks in London
After a long day at the office there's nothing better than hanging out at a great bar or pub with your colleagues being able to talk about things other than work. Whether you want somewhere conveniently located so you don't have to walk far to the tube after, or something that's open late for those who want to stick around for a party, there is so much to choose from. Check out our recommended list of the best places to go for office drinks and pick your favourite. If you're in a big group be sure to book as happy hour is one of the busiest times of the day!
Last updated on 10th February 2017
With the perfect City location, Be At One in Monument is an easy stop for office drinks during lunch or before heading home. Extra long happy hours means the boss will be happy to treat everyone and there's an extensive list that caters for all tastes. With two levels of comfy booths and tables there is plenty of room for everyone to sit down and have a chat. If you're planning a big office night out then be sure to book the intimate basement bar for your very own space!
This classy setting is the perfect place to bring your whole office, with the idealthat mix of sophisticated and casual made for relaxing after work. The wine list is definitely extensive and has plenty of flavours to suit everyone, however the bar is also fully stocked if you're not a wine drinker! The smart decor will impress clients and is ideal for everyone from suit wearers to start ups. Book a table or area online!
Drinks with your working chums need not be reserved for any old bog standard boozer down the road, how about cocktails for you and the team? That's more like it. Opening this October 16th, Dirty Martini Monument is set to be the hot to trot new destination for city schmoozers, cocktail crooners and office drinks alike. There's more mischief to be had at their St Paul's and Bishopsgate outposts too!
Hidden away in a historic courtyard, Mews of Mayfair is where elegance meets eccentricity. Featuring four floors of decadence and style, bring the team to the ground floor cocktail bar for a classy after-work drinking session. The space impresses with deep leather sofas and Mad Hatter Queen Anne chairs, and there’s a delightful choice of fine wines, vintage champers and fresh-fruit cocktails to choose from.
Fancy a lavish take on your standard office drinks in London? Well look no further than the Met Bar; a plush Mayfair venue where you'll discover an array of imaginative cocktail combinations – crafted using innovative molecular mixology methods. Although it’s not cheap, it’s a wonderful venue to chill out in style and experience some of the most delicious cocktails in Mayfair. Book now to reserve a place.
West End on the Thames is all about hosting memorable cruises through the heart of the city. Suitable for groups anywhere between 2 and 500, get out onto the spacious deck and enjoy a party of stunning drinks and dancing at this popular boat party cruise in the city.
Corney and Barrow in Exchange Square is a cool greenhouse style bar. Mostly popular in the summer months, this casual bar is exciting any time of the year. With great cocktails and outdoor seating it is ideal for relaxing after a long hard day. Just a short walk from Liverpool Street Station it is convenient for everyone to get home afterwards so no one will have any excuse not to come! Book a table or whole area for everyone in your office online.
This stylish bar and restaurant is in the heart of the City, making it ideal for grabbing drinks after a long day of work. The huge space has plenty of room for any size group, with two separate cocktail lounges and even rooms for private hire. Delicious cocktails and even cocktail masterclasses are the perfect way to grab drinks with colleagues after work any night of the week. Book a table online and check out our special offer if you're hungry!
This quirky vintage pub has the perfect laid back atmosphere for getting together with everyone out of the office. With a mix of comfy sofas and larger tables there is room no matter how many people come along, and with a 2-4-1 cocktails happy hour it's perfect timing for your arrival. If you're heading out on a Friday, those who want a bigger night can stay along for DJs and extended opening hours!
Tank and Paddle is a firm favourite with those looking to indulge in a few bevvies after the working day in London is done. Join them not only for cold, craft pints straight from the tank, the peckish among you can enjoy a top selection of pizzas to boot.
The Vintry is a friendly, accommodating city pub that you can easily reach from any of Monument, Cannon Street and Bank stations. Stop in once you’ve clocked off for the day and you’ll find a buzzy pub that offers table service right throughout the day. Bring along your team and choose between craft beers, lagers, cask ales and more than 170 wines from right across the globe.
The Happenstance is another huge and really interesting venue. With plenty of spaces for sitting and standing while you enjoy a nice drink, it's an ideal place to get the office together for drinks. Quirkier than most City bars, the interior is light and airy and perfect for chatting and drinking. If you get peckish there is delicious food to choose from as well. Book a table or area online before you go.
The Alice is a stylish bar right near Liverpool Street Station. If you're office is in the area it's the perfect place to stop before everyone gets on the tube or train home. The interior is filled with quirky touches and plenty of big tables to suit any group. Delicious drinks including a great cocktail menu will suit everyone, especially with the special online offers you can only find here! Book a table or go really big and hire out your own private room!
Located in the heart of London’s iconic O2, the Slug is a sleek, contemporary spot to grab some drinks before catching a gig. Get your colleagues along for some boozy shenanigans; the venue serves classic cocktails as well as an international choice of wine and beer seven days a week. The Slug also offers superb value for money at their Tower Bridge, County Hall, Leicester Square and Wood Street sites, too!