Cocktail Bars in Shoreditch

Shoreditch - arguably London's trendiest, most progressive area. A place where no boundary is left unpushed and where word of a quirky new pop-up is met with cheering crowds and top-knot parades. Okay, maybe not that last bit, but nevertheless, Shoreditch is constantly evolving and adapting its character. Featuring some of the quirkiest creations and stalwart venues in London's cocktail scene, it's unquestionably where you need to go if you want to try the very latest cocktail. To help you whittle through the PR pranks and find exactly what you're after, here's a list of the very best cocktail bars in Shoreditch.

Last updated on 15th January 2020


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Based just off Old Street roundabout, Nightjar is a stylish Shoreditch cocktail bar that needs no introduction. Famous for being at the top of London's mixology game, the venue stuns and amazes with its incredible selection of inventive drinks and sultry, speakeasy vibes. Making this easily one of the best cocktail bars in Shoreditch, each evening features dazzling live jazz performances by some of the best amateur acts in town. 

Callooh Callay

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A firm favourite in our hearts, Callooh Callay is a Shoreditch cocktail bar that prides itself on pushing every boundary it comes in contact with. Eccentric by all meanings of the word, the cocktail list can be found in the bar's sticker book. Better still, for those of you looking for a night out in London with something a bit different, have a little wonder and see if you can find the secret Palace of Humbug room. 

Based on Hackney Road, the Looking Glass bar is something of a hero in the ever-changing Shoreditch cocktail bar scene. Sleek and stylish, navigate your way down a few winding corridors and see if you can find the venue's secret room, a parallel bar that celebrates decadence and debauchery in equal measures. Full of vintage mirrors and with Louis XIV's Versailles in mind, this venue offer quirky cocktails that match the bar's character and concept.

The Jones Family Project

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Clean cut and honest, the Jones Family Project is a charming restaurant and cocktail bar in Shoreditch that serves its guests a long line-up of tasty cocktails. Serving belly-warming dishes accompanied by boozy cocktails, the venue is something of a jack-of-all-trades and promises to caters for whatever mood you might find yourself in. 

Black Rock

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With its sister venue - The Worship Street Whistling Shop - just a stone's throw away, Black Rock is a cocktail bar in Shoreditch known for its brilliant whisky collection. Armed with over 250 different bottles and fittingly decorated with a suave, Don Draper-esque image in mind, the venue is a favourite spot amongst both locals and out-of-town visitors.

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When anyone mentions the words 'cocktails in London', the London Cocktail Club is the first name that pops into our heads. With venues all across the capital, the team of bartenders behind their Shoreditch bar is capable of rivalling any. Always creating new concoctions and known for creating a party atmosphere whatever the time of day, this venue perfectly embodies why cocktail bars in Shoreditch are some of London's most popular venues. 

Be At One Shoreditch

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Offering arguably one of London's most diverse cocktail menu, Be At One offers Londoners a stress-free, easy-going night out in London. Armed with an arsenal of booze, liqueurs and fresh fruit, the bartenders flair together both vintage cocktails and more off-the-cuff tipples. Grab your mates, head down to Old Street and enjoy everything is carefree cocktail bar has to offer.


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Bursting with bright colour and serving cocktails that are as vibrant as the venue's decor, Floripa is inspired by the beach bars found in Brazil. Based on Great Eastern Street, the venue kicks into life each weekend when the live bands and carefree DJs take over. Perfect for a boozy night out, this Shoreditch cocktail bar is certain to leave you with a beaming smile and a musical spring in your step.

This isn't your average cocktail bar in Shoreditch: you are in prison. And in prison, you'll need to smuggle your contraband past the guards and into the hands of one of the inmates. They'll shake you up something great… as long as you don't get caught.

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With a string of successful bars in Monument, Islington  and Shoreditch, the infamous London Cocktail Club have spread its wings to Liverpool Street, where you'll find a pimped up fairground setting with the same lively vibes.


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When it comes to cracking cocktails in Shoreditch, there's nothing quite like some fresh meat to shake things up. Enter Nikki's: the Hoxto Square bar filled with Tarantino-esque touches, twisted concoctions and a buzzing atmosphere to take you from after-work drinks to late nights out.

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If you're looking for an extra touch of drama to your nights out in Shoreditch, head no further than The Alchemist Old Street where they've perfected the art of impressive cocktails. Be amazed by mixes that change colour, fizz like bath bombs and come to life before your eyes.