Rainy Day Bars in London

The weatherman speaks of battening down the hatches, as sheets of rain cascade down and videos of people canoeing down your local high street in make shift boats circulate the internet. But if you thought a bit of rain meant there was no option but to stay in, then think again. London is packed full of bars and restaurants that are ideally suited to keeping you warm, cosy and entertained in adverse conditions. So grab your umbrella and head out to explore one of our recommended rainy day bars in London.

The Exhibit

505 user reviews 4

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It's looking pretty damn crap out there, but that doesn't mean your day out should suffer. Not only does the restaurant at The Exhibit churn out interesting sharing plates and cocktails, they have an on-site cinema that you can leave the rainy day behind in.

Bounce, Farringdon

1182 user reviews 4

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Head to Bounce in Holborn for a truly unique experience at a devoted ping-pong restaurant and bar. Whether you're a former Olympic champion or a complete rookie trying to figure out which end of the bat to hold, anyone is welcome to come and enjoy a game whilst sampling a great choice of food and drink. One of the best bars with indoor games the city has to offer.

Flight Club Shoreditch

2411 user reviews 5

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Looking for something to do on a rainy day in London? Looking to escape the hordes of umbrellas and puddles? Then hot foot it to Shoreditch where Flight Club welcomes you in with interactive darts, cocktails and plenty of pizza.

The White Bear

375 user reviews 4

Free Guinness when you book for 4 or more for food

The White Bear may have the perfect summer garden, but they also know what's up when it comes to a rainy day in the city. Join this Kennington favourite for heart-warming pub classics and beer that will make you forget about the weather outside.

The Four Thieves

45 user reviews 4

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One of our favourites for a rainy day in Clapham, The Four Thieves not only keep you busy with a covered beer garden, delicious pub bites and some of the best in craft beer, they've even got an escape room and a games room upstairs with consoles and arcades aplenty.

SINK - Paul Street

6 user reviews 3

There's always something fun going down at the SINK - Paul Street. Both ping-pong and beer-pong tables are available to hire throughout the week, Wednesday sees dance lessons run by a selection of professionals, and poetry nights are on Saturday. Also there's free wifi, so you can keep tabs on the weather forecast from the comfort of the bar.