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 Shoreditch bars. From ping pong places to circus affairs and ball-pit bashes, read our recommendations for the top quirky bars in Shoreditch. 

Last updated on 30th November 2017

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Trapeze

361 user reviews

Decked out in head-to-toe circus decor, this quirky Shoreditch bar is the place to see and be seen in East London. With fun and creative cocktails and an all night Happy Hour every Wednesday, it's one of the funnest, weirdest bars in Shoreditch.  

Happily Affordable ££
East London

Bounce, Old Street

19 user reviews

This underground ping pong bar in Shoreditch is the perfect social hub. With great drinks, food and activities this quirky Shoreditch bar makes for something a little different on a night out. 

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Catch Bar

18 user reviews

While nowadays there's all manner of quirky bars in Shoreditch, back in the 2000 there was one, and it was Catch. Known for championing some of the best new DJs and live acts, this East London institution now serves some of the best cocktails in Shoreditch.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Nightjar

955 user reviews

A world away from the crude, overcrowded bars and clubs that litter much of London, this elegant little drinking den is a must-visit for any discerning drinkers. With regular live jazz and swing nights, and some of the most creative cocktails in East London, it's a quirky little haunt for any mixology fans.

Splash the Cash £££
Shoreditch

Zigfrid von Underbelly

119 user reviews

Follow the neon lights to Hoxton Square and you'll stumble upon Zigfrid Von Underbelly. Bedecked in glowing signs, this quirky Shoreditch bar has made a name for itself in East London by serving up some truly great nights out. As good for an after-work drink as it is for a night on the tiles, this kooky Hoxton bar is never a bad shout. 

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Looking Glass Cocktail Club

27 user reviews

One of the coolest, prettiest bars in Shoreditch, this quirky cocktail bar on Hackney Road maintains the Alice in Wonderland magic of its name with the presence of its decadent secret bar hidden behind the 'looking glass'. Step into a fantastical world of opulence at this quirky Shoreditch watering hole.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

The Gibson

110 user reviews

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.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Old Street Records

86 user reviews
Old Street Records
Cheap Date - 2 Pizzas and 2 Drinks for £19 and 1 other offer available.

Broody, moody and dripping with cool, this quirky Shoreditch bar and venue is the perfect hang out for music-heads. With walls lined with vinyl records and a fantastic, buzzing atmosphere, it's a great option for a night out in East London.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Cirque

10 user reviews

With geometric wallpaper, Rubix cube seating and neon lighting, Cirque is the epitome of the quirky Shoreditch bar. They serve up great cocktails and have a stellar Happy Hour as well as DJs spinning the best tunes on Friday and Saturday nights.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

A stone's throw from Shoreditch High Street, this quirky East London bar is one of the maddest drinking spots in the city. LCC make a habit of hiring some of the coolest, most talented cocktail bartenders in London, so expect loud music, swinging lampshades and a whole heap of fun.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Dream Bags Jaguar Shoes

18 user reviews

Hosting regular club nights and exhibitions, this quirky cafe and bar in Shoreditch, has some of the most colourful interiors in the area, as well as some of the best pizza. 

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

The Hoxton Seven

8 user reviews

This cool and quirky East London bar specialises in delicious cocktails and even more delicious pizzas. With a basement bar downstairs that hosts DJ nights and private parties, this place also offers a Happy Hour that surpasses the eight-hour mark. 

Happily Affordable ££
East London

Flight Club Shoreditch

876 user reviews

For something completely different in Shoreditch this super slick, tech-savvy darts bar reimagines everything you thought you knew about this traditional pub sport. With real-time scoring and touch-screen interfaces, this quirky Shoreditch bar is also no stranger to a very mean cocktail. 

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Ballie Ballerson

3 user reviews

Can you get more quirky than a ball-pit bar? This wacky venue concept has proved to be one of the most popular destinations in East London. Boasting a million plastic balls for you to roll around in, as well as cocktails based on retro sweets, it takes gold when it comes to quirky Shoreditch bars.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Black Rock

45 user reviews

This intriguing and interesting Shoreditch whisky bar is a must visit for any fans of the spirit. With over 250 bottles on display and Whisky Library that spans the length of the bar, its drinks are served to a hip hop and electro soundtrack and guests can seat themselves around the 18ft, 185-year old oak tree trunk that takes up the centre of the room.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Found

2 user reviews

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 concotions.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Loves Company

3 user reviews

A brief jaunt from Old Street Station, this retro drinking den mixes Victorian elegance with East London cool. Neon-lit with a gorgeous selection of groovy cocktails, this quirky Shoreditch bar is the perfect stopping point for an after-work drink.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

SINK - Paul Street

19 user reviews
SINK - Paul Street
Happy Hour and 3 other offers available.

This great ping pong bar in Shoreditch offers one of the best nights out in East London. Covered in colourful UV art and hosting regular open mic and comedy events, as well as topical talks, it's a really bar for all seasons.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Magic Roundabout

187 user reviews

Plopped directly atop Old Street station, this cool and quirky Shoreditch bar offers some of the best nights out in East London. With delicious and enticing cocktails, and great food vendors, it's a East London bucket list item that requires a visit if you get the chance.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Ninetyeight Bar and Lounge

33 user reviews

Covered in plush furniture and cute and kitschy detailing, this kooky Shoreditch cocktail bar on Curtain Road is as insane as it is adorable. Perfect for a girls night out or a quirky birthday party, their delicious cocktails go down a treat whatever the weather.

Happily Affordable ££
Liverpool Street

The Shoreditch

66 user reviews

This quirky cocktail bar in Shoreditch is the perfect mix of manic decor and laid back cool. Whether you're in the market for a couple of their bespoke Martinis or a full on dance party, it's a great option whatever the occasion. 

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

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