Quirky Soho Bars

With a scandalous and salacious history, this lively pocket of London has always been a hotspot for the weird and wonderful. From high-concept venues and casual drinking dens to tiny speakeasies and themed cocktail spots, these cool and quirky Soho bars have something to suit every taste. We've rounded up our top picks for watering holes in the neighbourhood, so you know exactly where to head for a truly unique night out in W1.

Last updated on 18th November 2022




21Soho

5 user reviews 5

If you can't decide where to head to tonight, 21Soho fronts plenty of different nooks and crannies to get stuck into. From its main bar, which serves draught beers to a lush cabaret and cocktail haunt, the venue is bursting with plenty to keep you well-watered. 

Lucky Voice Soho

1015 user reviews 5

When it comes to a great night out in London, it's hard to do better than this Soho karaoke bar. Located on Poland Street, Lucky Voice is getting you and the gang into your own private booth so you can belt out those classic bangers without the usual judgement from the neighbours.

Swift Soho

829 user reviews 5

If you're on the hunt for a quirky spot in the city, be sure to check out Swift Soho. Situated on Old Compton Street, this glorious venue is touting two floors, including a swanky upstairs bar that's ideal for Champagne catch-ups, alongside a ground floor space for those low-key bevvies.

Is this the quirkiest bar in Soho? Most probably. Wizard Exploratorium is a magic-themed venue on Greek Street where you'll find all types of weird and wonderful things to do. A great spot for a date night in London, this beauty has everything from wand-making workshops and unicorn hot chocolates to fantastical afternoon teas.

Disrepute

259 user reviews 5

Once the go-to spot for the rich and famous during the 60s, Disrepute has cast off some of its former infamies and settled for being one of the most innovative cocktail bars in Soho. Each drink comes with a short story from the venue's heyday inspired by the faces that once frequented the area.

Cahoots

13 user reviews 5

Cahoots is the basement venue offering you a portal to the past. Inspired by the roaring 20s and 30s, guests will find themselves in a world of retro cocktails and tube carriage decor at this intimate underground watering hole.