This NYC-inspired cocktail joint is packed with character, swing by for a drink or two under neon signage, creative murals and collages of 70s greats. With cocktails that equally pack a punch, try some bright and bodacious beverages before hitting the shops.
Bars near Tottenham Court Road
As one of London's most bustling areas thanks to an array of shops, offices and businesses, Tottenham Court Road hosts a variety of venues that cater to the varied but vibrant crowd. We have put together a selection of bars worth checking out if you find yourself in this iconic part of town, whether that's for cocktails, or dinner and drinks.
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.
Nestled in the heart of Bloomsbury, this modern West End restaurant and bar is the go-to for afternoon tea and delicious cocktails. Whether it's a catch up, celebratory drinks or you're looking to impress, Scoff & Banter can do it all.
Home to an award-winning happy hour, Simmons is taking over Oxford Street with their brand new bar and non-stop party spirit. Expect nothing other than a good time with bespoke creations at discount prices and top-notch tunes from the live DJ.
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.
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.
A short walk from Tottenham Court Road, this stylish cocktail bar and restaurant is bringing a dash of classic Soho character back to the area. A relaxed yet creative hub of activity, it's a place for old school drinking and dining, with a very modern sensibility.
Sat between Goodge Street and Warren Street undergrounds, this unique little pub is cosy hideaway amongst the bustle of Tottenham Court Road. Stocking real ales and juicy burgers, it's as perfect for a post-work pint as it is for shopping pitstop.
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!
For those looking for something a little different whilst in the area, look no further than the Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes. Set up in a 1950's style, guest can enjoy bowling, great food and drinks, and quirky entertainment whilst at this iconic stomping ground. With DJs on hand, and plenty of cocktails flowing, this place in Tottenham Court Road also serves well for those in search of a party.
Combining a kitsch interior with mouth-watering food and refreshing cocktails, The Breakfast Club should be top on your Soho hit list. Sitting comfortably between Tottenham Court Road and Oxford Circus, it's perfect for any occasion.
Located in the heart of Bloomsbury, VQ is a top choice whether you're looking for a meal out with friends, pre-theatre dinner or somewhere to rest your feet after a day of shopping. You can feast on breakfast 24 hours a day, or go for burgers, pasts, ribs and more.
Steak and Lobster aren't just an excellent restaurant, they are a skilled bar near Tottenham Court Road too. Come here for a fantastic range of cocktails, as well as Champagne, beers, and wines, and if you feel peckish make your way into the restaurant for some mouth-watering food.
Whether you're done with shopping or simply heading for a night out in the area, Thirst is a great all-rounder for you to settle into. Get down there for pre-drinks and cocktails, or stick around for DJs and dancing: this dressed up bar is sure to shine a light on this great part of London.
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.
Hanging around the Tottenham Court Road area and short for ideas in the drinks department? We're not sure why, especially with Jerusalem bar in tow. Join this casual and contemporary bar in London for an array of international bites and affordable drinks.
The London Cocktail Club mixes together a great atmosphere of comfortable but stylish, and more importantly, mixes up great cocktails too! With a wide selection of signature cocktails, it's a great place to enjoy classy drinks in the heart of the Tottenham Court Road area.
Just a stone's throw from Tottenham Court Road, The Roxy is a stylish New York inspired cocktail and lounge bar. With fantastic happy hours, intimate areas to book and an on-trend decor with exposed brickwork and lightbulbs, The Roxy is a great bar near Tottenham Court Road.