Office drinks in the City of London are topped off by just how beaut The Listing Bar is - think foliage adorning the walls and huge windows to boot. Better yet, there's a cocktail list to sip through and an all-day menu of brunches, small plates and mains, should you get peckish.
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!
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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!
Upgrade your after-work drinks with a trip to Diogenes The Dog, a counterculture wine bar. Showcasing a select list of vinos from up-and-coming regions, the venue also serves up a seasonally-changing array of bites to eat, including cheese platters, terrines, toasties and dolmades.
In need of a venue for those well-deserved office drinks? We thought as much. Make your way to The Flying Horse on Wilson Street for some crackin' bevvies, from cocktails to craft brews. If you're feeling peckish, it also serves some mouthwatering eats.
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.
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.
You can't go wrong with Old Street Records for office drinks. Nestled in the heart of Shoreditch, it is an East London hotspot offering vibrant, musical interior plus some seriously delicious tipples like a Tommy's margarita or a sweet strawberry mule.
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.
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.
With various locations scattered throughout London, including Canary Wharf and Oxford Street, Market Halls is one of the best places for dinner with colleagues. Enjoy everything from sushi to tacos to fried chicken and yummy dumplings. Pair your meals with drinks from their bars, and make it an office affair.
When it comes to office drinks, The Star In Shoreditch is a firm choice. From pub quizzes to sports showings and karaoke sets, this crackin' East London hotspot has just what you need. Thirsty? Be sure to grab a few pours from the bar.
Looking to have a few drinks with your colleagues in a slick setting? Then shimmy on over to The White Horse in Mayfair. This is not your average pub - in fact, it's home to one of the most exciting wine lists around. Whether you're up for casual drinks or a snazzy drinks tastings, this is the place to do it.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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!
Spice up your office drinks and after work get-togethers with the quirky interiors and killer drinks of The Cocktail Club at Mansion House. You can treat the group to a round whipped up by their mixologists, or attend a cocktail class together and learn how to make them at home.
To slosh steins with all your office pals, before tucking into a range of German fare like foot-long bratwurst and schnitzel platters, look no further than Munich Cricket Club. Head to the Tower Hill chalet-themed bar and it's got live Oompah bands on Thursday and Saturday nights too.
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.
Make your office drinks a classy yet fun affair on Soho's Greek Street with Louche. Not only do they have mouthwatering cocktails - think watermelon mezcalitas and a raspberry collins - but also the contemporary jazz performances to match, alongside house DJs sets for afterwards.
Need a spot for after work drinks? Located in St Pauls, Fleets is the perfect little spot to head to if you're searching for a new watering hole. Choose from a range of different tipples from delicious cocktails to craft beer and variety of gins.
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.
Got a hankering for food after work? Arcade Food Hall features eight open kitchens serving a variety of eats, from Indonesian to Indian and classic American cuisine. If that wasn't enough to wet your whistle, check out its music programme and roster of events.