Bars near Tottenham Court Road

Tottenham Court Road... we know it's a vibe. The ever-bustling gateway to the West End and Soho, as well as the entry point for the shops of Oxford Street, it's got a lot to take care of, so where do you get a drink in the area? From secret cocktail bars hidden behind discreet door fronts to the cheap and cheerful just shy of the tube station, check out our recommendations for the best bars in Tottenham Court Road.

Last updated on 22nd July 2020




The Newman Arms

23 user reviews 5

A historical haunt that's inspired the likes of Michael Powell and George Orwell through the ages, The Newman Arms is a unique place to drink in Soho. Head to the traditional boozer and grab a British brew for an extra-authentic experience. 

The Albany

23 user reviews 4

Spread across two floors, The Albany is a hot little spot moments from Tottenham Court Road. Stick to the more traditional upstairs dining room for pints and British plates, or head downstairs for cocktails and DJ nights in a quirky basement bar.

Nordic Bar

400 user reviews 4

For a night out near Tottenham Court Road with a unique twist, head to Nordic Bar for Scandinavian food and drink and a spin on their famous shot wheel. Be prepared for numerous games of ping pong and foosball in their Tuborg bar and to have to wear a cone on your head and shout 'Skaol' before downing your drink!

Soderberg Soho

7 user reviews 4

Located just minutes from Tottenham Court Road station, this Swedish spot is all about tasty eats and cracking cocktails. You'll find a cosy restaurant and downstairs lounge; boasting Scandi-style cocktails and the likes of waffles, smörrebröd and small plates.

68 and Boston

979 user reviews 4

Aperitivo Hour (Ground floor and lower level only of 68) and 8 other offers

Located within a two minute stroll of the tube station, 68 & Boston adds continental wines and creative cocktail serves to Greek Street's thriving rep. Indulge in a wine menu packed with tastes and flavours from around the world, each bottle is £20 and the focus is on trying something completely new while you're here. Come for signature cocktails in the laid-back 'Boston' lounge upstairs if you'd prefer some mixed-drink magic.