Quirky Bars In Shoreditch

Trying to find a quirky bar in Shoreditch is like trying to find fish and chips by the seaside - walk ten paces and there's always another one. To make things easier, we've rounded a group of the coolest, quirkiest, weirdest and wildest bars in the area for your drinking pleasure. From ping pong places and mixology meccas, to circus affairs and ball-pit bashes, read our recommendations for the top quirky bars in Shoreditch. 

The Gibson

558 user reviews 5

This quirky bar on Old Street is a bucket list destination for any cocktail connoisseurs. With some of the coolest most creative concotions in East London, gorgeous Art Deco interiors and friendly, talented staff, it's the perfect place to pitch up for a night of kooky cocktails in Shoreditch.

Black Rock

272 user reviews 5

This intriguing Shoreditch whisky bar is a must visit for any firewater fans. With over 250 bottles on display and Whisky Library that spans the length of the bar, guests can seat themselves around the 18ft, 185-year old oak tree trunk that takes up the centre of the room, or even have a crack at blending their own.


6 user reviews 4

Hidden away down Ravey Street, this quirky Shoreditch bar is possibly the tiniest one of the lot. Manned single-handedly on some nights, the delightful little drinking den serves up some masterful cocktail concoctions for you to enjoy in one of their cool hidden coves.

One of London's most notorious cocktail experiences, Alcotraz' Shoreditch venue is one of the only bars you'll want to be behind for your next group night out. Smuggle in your own liquor for the chance to have some very talented inmates knock up some unique drinks for you.

Located inside the gorgeous Court House Hotel, this stunning bar offers an excellent selection of hand-crafted cocktails perfect for a few after work drinks. Alongside getting to grips with some of the best drinks on Old Street, you can enjoy their array of unique art works.