Best Old Street Bars
Old Street is one of the places to go to find Shoreditch nightlife and is buzzing every night of the week with inspiring nightlife. From underground DJ bars and quirky pubs to secret cocktail dens and party havens, these East London venues are hip and full of young revellers. Have a look through these Old Street bars and make your next night out a big one.
Located on City Road, Daffodil Mulligan is the east London restaurant from chef Richard Corrigan, John Nugent and Tony Gibney. Alongside live music, sports and private dining, expect a refined menu featuring steaks, tartare, seafood and more.
Based on Kingsland Road just a stone's throw away from Old Street, Dream Bags Jaguar Shoes offers its guests something a little bit special. Alongside serving exquisite cocktails and tasty stone-baked pizzas, this bar showcases the best art installations and exhibitions the city has to offer.
Looking for top-quality cocktails in Shoreditch? Look no further than this Old Street gem. Drinks are just as eclectic as the interiors, so settle in and prepare for a diverse menu of ice cold beers and creative cocktails as you get comfy in the aisles of quirky velvet seating.
One of the best bars in the Shoreditch area, The Hoxton Seven is a cool little venue with a basement bar that gets seriously popular in the evening as live DJs tear up some tunes and create a buzzing atmosphere. Try the pizza here too, speciality pizzas home-made and very very tasty too.
Moments from Old Street, Loves Company is bringing a bit of colour to this stretch of Shoreditch. From neon pink interiors to fruit filled cocktails, this quirky joint is an essential visit for after-work drinks or to get the party started before a big night out at East London's best clubs.
The Alchemist has landed just a stone's throw from the bustling Old Street station. Perfect for after-work drinks, cute date nights and chilling with mates (while having a little Insta-snapping sesh) this cocktail bar serves some of the finest mixes you'll find in East London.
Dine on mouthwatering pizza and sample fresh wine from the largest selection on tap outside the US, as Serata Hall in Shoreditch are cooking up a storm. For those seeking a stronger fix, they also specialise in absinthe, served with a slow-drop fountain.
Cocktails are the thing at Be At One, so you can pick from an amazing range and be served by bartenders who are full of the party spirit. Head here and you'll join easygoing customers looking to celebrate and dance the night away to modern pop hits that get everyone moving.
Craving one of the best bars in Old Street? We thought you might be. Brimming with unique interiors and plenty to play with, Flight Club not only promises a roaring night of drinks and grub, there's entertainment in the shape of new fangled dartboards that'll have you chuffed the night through.
Q Shoreditch is one of the coolest bars in the Old Street area, with a sleek interior, high profile DJ's and popular American menu it is one of the top places in Shoreditch for a night out. Whether you want to chill with a meal before heading out or dancing 'till dawn with their DJs, this place has it all.
When the sun goes down, there's only one place to be. Head east, where this Shoreditch hotspot is mixing up classic cocktails, beach-side sips and contemporary concoctions from shooters to sharers and cocktails like Sunset Mojitos, Cosmopolitans and Dirty Martinis.
Offering some stunning cocktails and equally gorgeous surroundings, this unique Old Street bar is the ultimate date night spot or post-theatre nightcap haven. Topping it off? Original prison cells and bold artwork that create an all-round sensory experience while drinking and dining.
Tucked away on Hoxton Square - just a few short strides away from Old Street - is Gigi's, an all-encompassing space for drinking, dining and dancing. The bar is a home-from-home serving comfort foods and drinks from near and far in one of the most bold venues in town.
Floripa celebrates Brazilian good times with DJ beats from all corners of the world and delicious, fresh cocktails crafted behind the bar. This is the perfect party bar for early evening drinks (with a banging happy hour), group dinners and pre-drinks before a big night out in East London.
A circus-inspired Old Street gem, Trapeze is a cool spot that's split over two floors between ground floor cocktail bar and basement club playing the very best house music. With nightly entertainment such as comical quizzes and live music to DJs, you'll never pass a dull moment here.
If you're looking for a quirky bar near Old Street station, look no further than this Hoxton Square hotspot. Offering up a cheeky mix of creative cocktails and in-your-face interiors reminiscent of Tarantino movies, this is not only one for the 'gram, but also one for a fun night out in Shoreditch.
A lively bar with a cutting-edge approach to live music, Old Street Records is one of East London's coolest hangouts. Head here to catch EP launches, new bands and established acts with intimate jazz nights and DJ sessions to enjoy while knocking back bespoke cocktails and authentic Italian pizza.
Roadtrip bar is always overflowing in the front garden with revellers. It has a laid back, speakeasy feel with a huge doff of the cap to the roadside shacks in the USA, with its downstairs basement hosting regular DJs and bands... so make sure you have your dancing shoes on.
In the heart of Shoreditch at the top of the hip Hackney Road, lies this cool and quirky Old Street bar. Looking Glass Cocktail Club showcases top quality cocktails alongside entertainment championing the weird, wonderful and wicked by frequently fusing live music and performance art.
With a selection of classic cocktails, tasty bites to eat and a small but perfectly formed wine menu, this unique Old Street bar and restaurant is as perfect for a date night as it is for after-work drinks. When it comes to brunch? Lantana serves a famous Aussie breakfast seven days a week.
Recently given a makeover, Catch Bar on Kingsland Road is a colourful and lively Mexican party bar. With two floors, live music and DJ's as well as great cocktails and a great party atmosphere, if that's not enough, they also serve up some great Mexican tacos and tortas to keep you hanging on.
Head to London Cocktail Club for luscious libations and party vibes in a colourful hideaway that's like something out of a Hollywood film set. With a fun-loving attitude and an extensive menu of kooky concoctions that are sure to quench your thirst, this place is full of seriously silly shenanigans.
XOYO has built a solid reputation for being a debaucherous party starter and late night hub for East London's revellers. The venue also features a cool and quirky cocktail bar upstairs; with bookable tables, street art, sculpted wall art and an irresistable NYC inspired elegance.
The Shoreditch is a quirky and fun party bar in Old Street. Great for groups and those looking for a base to celebrate and spend a night at. DJs play all the party anthems and the bar keep you well stocked with tasty cocktails, beers and wines.
With class cocktails and delicious bar snacks on offer, this Shoreditch beaut is one of the best bars near Old Street. Perfect for any group - whether you're looking for dancing or sports - it's a fun and relaxed spot for food, drinks and a great atmosphere.