Cool And Quirky Bars In Shoreditch

Looking for a cool bar in this neighbourhood is like trying to find a fish and chip shop by the seaside - they're everywhere. To make things easier, we've rounded up the weirdest and wildest watering holes in the area. From ping pong palaces and mixology meccas to circus-themed hangouts and live music-loving legends, here are our top quirky bars in Shoreditch. 

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Last updated on 24th April 2024

Avora: A New-World Cocktail Experience

@ Roscorp Laboratories on Various dates from Monday 22nd July 2024

Avora is bringing something brand new to Hoxton, with a magical immersive experience created by the team behind Alcotraz and Moonshine Saloon. You'll get to explore mystical woodlands which become bioluminescent as it turns from day to night, while completing laboratory missions throughout. There are also three creative cocktails to sip along the way, one of which even changes colour with Avora's precious substance Luminol. You can feel good about yourself here too, as a tree is planted for every ticket sold.

The Alchemist London - Old Street

Enjoy a celebratory bottle of Moët & Chandon Champagne on arrival for £75!

Adding a touch of drama to your nights out in Shoreditch, The Alchemist is renowned for creative cocktails that change colour, fizz like bath bombs and come to life before your eyes. If you're searching for a cool spot for after-work drinks or simply just an impressive location, this is sure to deliver.

Nancy Spains

This Prohibition-style pub is making a name for itself on the Shoreditch scene, blending bootlegger vibes with whisky mastery. Nancy Spains is located on Curtain Road, only a short walk from Old Street station and offers a fab 2-4-2 happy hour on its signature cocktails like the Gangs of New York (think a pina colada mixed with a strawberry daiquiri) and an espresso martini with notes of honey. Come for live music, DJ sets and more, then stay for it's impeccable range of authentic Irish whisky.


Hidden away down Ravey Street, this cool cocktail bar in Shoreditch is possibly the tiniest of the lot. Manned single-handedly on some evenings, Found rustles up masterful concoctions for you to enjoy in one of its cosy alcoves that are ideal for intimate date nights.