Whether your idea of successful office drinks includes lashings of fizz and cocktails, or is a more laid-back affair with private areas and the chance to bond over films, the New Bloomsbury Set has you sorted.
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!
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.
Nestled between Barbican and Chancery Lane and opposite the iconic Smithfield Market, Draft House is the perfect place for imbibing with your co-workers whether you're a City dweller or not. Think real ales, quality stouts, pale ales and more.
Head to Simmons Farringdon for the ultimate post-work drinks experience - with a five hour happy hour featuring some of the best booze bargains in the City, it's a great week day option.
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.
Perfect for a few post-work pints, this unique bar and eatery near Monument is serving up live music and DJs every night of the week, alongside a slick selection of tasty pizzas, bar snacks and a creative mix of cocktails ready for the slurping.
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!
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.
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!
The Gun is a trendy East London pub with a rich history dating back to Henry VIII. Not only does it boast cool interiors, but it also happens to have a vast selection of stunning craft brews to sample and its central location makes it perfect for popping by after work.
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!
If you're looking for a somewhere to escape from the office, then this restaurant-come-wine bar is the ideal spot. Gather your co-workers - well, the ones you like - and dig in to delicious dishes and quality wine from the cellar.
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.
This traditional pub in Camden is the perfect spot for relaxing with a good drink after work. The comfortable interior is modern and quirky and offers plenty of space for large groups. With a great drinks offering including craft beers, real ales and happy hours in the beginning of the week, there is something for everyone. This popular spot tends to get busy in the evenings so be sure to book an area or table online first.
Calling all city folk, this charming boozer nestled in the shadow of The Shard is a perfect place to grab after-work beers or head for office drinks. With an ample menu of beer, wine and cocktails alongside classic pub grub, it'll cater to everyone's needs.
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.
Heading out after work with the office near to Liverpool Street? The Allegory on Worship Street is a hotbed for post-work boozing, not only promising a delicious food menu of tasty plates, but also an enviable beer and wine list, plus their own sprawling list of bespoke cocktails.
Thought Lucky Voice couldn't get any better? Think again, because the cracking karaoke brand has is sporting a new look; they've got private rooms, classic anthems and music-themed interiors. Plus, the creative cocktail list and live DJs don't hurt.
Just a short walk from both Southwark and London Bridge stations, this unique little cafe and bar offers an excellent menu of tipples from classic cocktails to great wines and craft beer.
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!
If you're looking for a charming place to drink after work in Putney, head to Boma where you'll find delicious food, live music and mouth-watering cocktail.
With space for the whole office, this Paddington bar and nightclub boasts some of the finest Pan-Asian dishes in the area, alongside a great range of beers, wines and cocktails to get the beer o'clock vibes running high.
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!
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!