Quirky Cocktail Bars In London

With everything from secret speakeasy joints through to Alice In Wonderland based hangouts, London is full of quirky cocktail bars. And it's not just their interiors that are unusual; weird and wonderful cocktail bars in London also have serious mixing credentials, with mixologists who have mastered their craft to a T. Read our recommendations for quirky cocktail bars in London and get ready to see another side to the capital's drinking scene.

Last updated on 22nd November 2018




The Last Tuesday Society

66 user reviews 5

All sorts of weird and wonderful, The Last Tuesday Society is a treasure chest of quirky taxidermy and illicit drinks. Located in Hackney, the intimate spot is filled with everything from skeletons through to animal heads and occult-inspired art. Drinks are similarly as unusual, with hefty doses of absinthe and other rare spirits creating the menu.

Near & Far

62 user reviews 5

Winter Warmer - Free delicious Mulled Wine after your first round for groups of 2 or more who book Sunday - Thursday! and 2 other offers

Brave the climb up to level six of Peckham Levels for sky-high views and killer cocktails. Near & Far is jam-packed with bits and bobs, from sink-in-soft armchairs through to light-up globes and fauna-inspired wallpaper.

Studio 88

211 user reviews 4

Champagne & Cocktail Hour: 5pm - 8pm and 3 other offers

Brought to you by the team behind The Piano Works, Studio 88 is the place to be for delicious cocktails and a party atmosphere until the early hours. Sip on a selection of expertly made cocktails while you party until the early hours with the help of two piano vocalist and accompanying musicians who will bring your song requests to life.

Bright, dark, playful, serious – The Perception Bar is one of many faces, making it the ideal stop for any Londoner. Come for delicious dishes from their resident chef, or grab a spectacular cocktail while listening to their rota of great music acts; either way, you're set for a unique time here.

Little Nan's Deptford Bar

129 user reviews 4

Arguably the quirkiest bar in South London, Little Nan's bar in Deptford has been making waves since opening its doors. Decorated to match your grandma's vintage living room, guests can enjoy tasty cocktails served in teapots and vintage records played by the venue's DJs. With a sister venue, Little Nan's Broadway Theatre Saloon, based down the road in Catford, you won't be disappointed by a night out here.

Trader Vic's

5 user reviews 5

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When looking for an unusual cocktail bar in London to party in, look no further than Trader Vic's as the Polynesian inspired watering hole mixes everything up with a tropical twist. Located in Park Lane, the venue hosts regular live music and DJ nights, and if you're peckish, try one of the delicious dinners from the wood-fired grill.

Nightjar

1572 user reviews 4

Free Live Music & Reduced Price Cocktails and 1 other offer

It's known as one of the best bars in London and it's not hard to see why when you step into this quirky London cocktail bar. Nightjar adds a touch of imagination to all they do, from cocktail mixing through to speakeasy jazz; this New Orleans venue is a seating only spot so make sure you grab a space quickly.

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Think quirky London bar and one name is bound to pop into your head - London Cocktail Club. With wacky venues across the city, the group have recently opened a spot in Monument which is inspired by the likes of Vivienne Westwood and Saville Row Tailors; or try their bars in Shoreditch, Bethnal Green or Islington

Step through the looking glass and into this Alice In Wonderland themed bar that has everything from a downstairs laboratory through to performance art and live music. The Hackney Road spot is perfect for a first date with a selection of vintage furniture, minimal interiors and an intimate setting.

NT's

76 user reviews 4

London Fields Happy Hour | Two for One Cocktails and Beers

An East London Stalwart, NT's is all sorts of cool, from the late night DJs to the secret outdoor terrace. Their cocktails are also impressive with sections such as The Bold and The Bizarre, creating punchy tequila mixes and a short and sharp 'meth' - made with ginger liqueur, mint liqueur, and Havana.