Many would have Bounce down as the best ping pong bar in London. Located just minutes from Old Street, it's a cool and quirky underground venue where groups of up to 20 in size can hire tables for all the competitive socialising they could possibly want. Away from the table tennis action there's a cocktail menu created by award-winning mixologists and a cracking pizza counter serving up all kinds of authentic Italian goods.
Ping Pong Bars in London
Fancy a game of ping pong with cocktail in hand but not sure where to start? Our list of the best places to play in London will ensure you have a great night of drinking, eating and ping ponging. The craze of wiff-waff loving has swept the capital and we are seeing more and more bars and clubs in London catering to lovers of ping pong. Following in the footsteps of New York, London ping pong bars are multiplying so here is our pick of the best.
What's in a name? Well, The Bat and Ball has twelve ping pong tables in their 'Games Hall' so there's that right? Hop on over to Stratford to have a bat and a ball with the gang in this East London ping pong bar. Beyond the table tennis, you can also grab some grub at the deli or pizzeria or a boozy cocktail from one of their two bars. Everyone is a winner at The Bat and Ball.
After a recent refurbishment, The Miller is one of the best ping pong bars in London. Upon its impressively sized roof terrace proudly stand a number of ping pong tables, ready for action on a sunny afternoon. And if you're more of a weekend player, get yourself ready for a party as that is when the DJs come out to play.
A quirky Shoreditch bar that was actually made in honour of the beautiful game of ping pong, this cool East London hangout boasts nine tables, American eats, party tunes and even its own ping pong 'robot'. Head over for beer pong, competitive tournaments and plenty of fun.
The Jam Tree Clapham is a warm and welcoming gastro bar in London and is ideal for chilling, eating, drinking and even ping pong. Challenge your mates to a game; or hire out your own room with the ping pong table. A place that foodies and drink lovers alike will love, the garden of The Jam Tree Clapham is also well worth a visit during your night of ping pong based frivolity.
Nordic is a Scandinavian Bar and Restaurant located in Fitzrovia, a few minutes walk from Oxford Circus Station. Both known for its chilled atmosphere during the week and the nightclub vibe on weekends, Nordic have a ping pong table for you to challenge your friends on after a few drinks.
Known for being man's Shangri-La, it's only right that Rileys boasts an area dedicated to playing ping-pong and beer-pong with the boys! And to keep you hydrated and fully-fueled for your rallies, Rileys serves up a variety of pub grub such as the Big Kahuna Burger and The Sports Bar Sirloin as well as rustling up a fine selection of football-themed cocktails, such as the Muller Mojito and the Hand of God.
Bounce is located in Holborn and offers one of the best game night experiences in London. With 17 table tennis tables, this place is really all about the ping pong! With British cocktails and top-quality food fired pizza on offer Bounce really does set itself apart from other ping pong venues with its devotion to keeping table tennis at the centre of everything.
With tonnes of HD TVs, two bars, an Xbox and a private hire Man Cave, Belushi's should be every lad's and ladette's paradise anyway. But if you're after some serious Ping Pong action, their tables should keep you more than occupied… that is, if you don't get swept up in one of their trademark beer pong games.
One of the best sports bars in Central London, Riley's offers more snooker and pool than you can shake a cue at, but it's also chock full of of other games, like darts, table football and ping pong.
This slick little spot might not be the first place you look for when searching ping pong, but think again. Smith's Bar and Grill has an indoor ping pong table, alongside a crafty cocktail list - to keep you hydrated, of course.