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 bars in the area for your drinking pleasure. From ping pong places to circus affairs and ball-pit bashes, read our recommendations for the top quirky bars in S to the Ditch. 

Last updated on 29th March 2019

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.

Flight Club Shoreditch

1892 user reviews 5

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. 

Old Street Records

351 user reviews 4

Cheap Date - 2 Pizzas and 2 Drinks for £19 and 1 other offer

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.


1903 user reviews 4

Free Live Music & Reduced Price Cocktails

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.

HAPPY HOUR 2 FOR 12! 17:00-20:00 and 3 other offers

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.

  Alcotraz - Prison Cocktail Bar

301 user reviews 5

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary on Various dates from Monday 22nd April 2019

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One of London's most notorious cocktail experiences, this quirky bar in Shoreditch challenges you to smuggle in your contraband booze and find yourself treated to some very snazzy drinks.

Black Rock

188 user reviews 5

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.

Gigi's Hoxton

172 user reviews 4

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.