Soho Bars and Clubs

If you are looking for a fun night out, we'd encourage you to lean towards to vibrant corner that is Soho. This happening nook in the city offers an eclectic choice of venues, events and club nights with anything from chic basement bars to outlandish burlesque shows. Soho is also one of London’s most well-known party and gay districts but you don't have to be looking for a gay bar to enjoy - it has the best of everything here; small pubs, quirky bars and lavish clubs sit alongside sex shops and fashion boutiques. 

After the truly unique? Don't miss our guide to quirky bars in Soho.

Last updated on 28th October 2019

68 and Boston

879 user reviews 4

Aperitivo Hour and 6 other offers

Co-owned by three key industry players in Eric Yu, Luca Cordiglieri and Martin Malley, 68 & Boston serves a specialty mix of top wines and creative cocktails on Greek Street. Start your night with a few nibbles and a quality glass of wine on the ground floor, before graduating to the 'Boston' cocktail lounge upstairs, where skilled bartenders are at ease whipping up your favourite classics and playful originals alike.

Bar Soho

143 user reviews 3

Free Entry VIP Guestlist and 1 other offer

Located on Old Compton Street, this bar is literally at the heart of Soho nightlife and fits right in. This late night venue channels a carnival feel and is full of decadent and luxurious things. Opening from midday, the bar has incredibly good happy hour offers and a party atmosphere most days of the week.

Barrio Soho

164 user reviews 4

Amigo Happy Hour Specials daily 'til 8pm and Sun-Mon 'til 9pm!

A cornucopia of colours and one of the coolest cocktail bars in Soho, Barrio earned its name on the drinking scene thanks to quirky interiors, a South American menu, stunning cocktails and raging DJ parties until the early hours of the morning. 

Long Bar Sanderson Hotel

11 user reviews 4

Festive Tipsy Evening Tea and 1 other offer

This urban spa feel sets the scene for a fresh, glamorous occasion in a sleek and trendy atmosphere. Aptly named, this bar extends 80 feet in length and is a vibrant space any night of the week. Situated in the Sanderson Hotel, wander in for a tipple and let the energy pick you up after a long day.

Six Storeys on Soho

120 user reviews 4

Six Storeys contains six different levels of bar, each offering a different design and experience. The venue operates 'By Appointment Only', giving a member's bar feel without actually having to be a member. Perfect for private parties and intimate nights out, the many different areas and diverse range of food and drink allows the venue to cater for whatever mood you might find yourself in. Six Storeys is a unique concept with a well-stocked wine menu alongside expertly crafted cocktails.

Simmons Fitzrovia

105 user reviews 4

With a reputation for having the best, the weirdest and the most unexpected nightlife spots, Soho offers up yet another treat to night owls. Sitting pretty on an acclaim built from expert mixology and the know-how to create a novel yet relaxed drinking experience, Simmons needs no gimmicks with this much style. This Fitzrovia site enjoys the added extra of a large outdoor area kitted out with heating and coverings. 


410 user reviews 4

Freedom captures the spirit of Soho better than nearly everywhere in the district. With a fun-time atmosphere and a wonderful cocktail bar packed with delicious drinks options, it pretty much has something for everyone. But when the downstairs opens, prepare for a different kind of entertainment as they play host to cabaret, club nights, salsa evenings and even more mayhem!

Old Compton Brasserie

2 user reviews 5

Unlimited Aperol Spritz for £20 or an individual Aperol Spritz for £5

Offering you a taste of that classic Soho character, this quirky bar and restaurant fronting stunning British cuisine and an impressive cocktail menu, this stylish watering hole offers a relaxed and creative hub all day long.

Wahaca on Wardour Street is hiding a cheeky little secret downstairs. Step into the basement to find Azulito, a Mexican cocktail bar with no less than 80 bottles of 100% agave tequilas to sup straight or as part of a great margarita. The tan-leather recliners and swinging basket chairs make it perfect for a catch-up, or you can come at the weekend to have a little sing and a dance with DJs on until midnight.

Club 49

24 user reviews 4

Nestled just a stone's throw away from Tottenham Court Road station is the clean-cut, slick Club 49. Their cocktail menu boasts an impressive 50 different mixes, but they also serve delicious canapes in their stylish bar. For an extra special twist on your night, they have a VIP area perfect for private hire, if you want to add even more sophistication to your night.

The Light Lounge

229 user reviews 5

Reservation Package, up to 6 people. and 2 other offers

Suitably reflective of the sassy Soho vibe, The Light Lounge cocktail bar lures in the lucky onlookers with its stylish-sleek, contemporary design and fashionable feel. Join the herd of carefree carousers as you and your comrades work your way through the exciting, eclectic cocktail menu.

Soho Zebrano

640 user reviews 4

Zebrano is a stunning Soho bar and club that comes without the hefty price tag. Cocktails here are magnificent, with friendly bartenders using premium spirits and delicious spices to put together something pretty special for your tasting pleasure. There's a good choice of beers, wines and spirits too, and of course a lively knees-up for a good old boogie once the sun goes down.

Nordic Bar

368 user reviews 4

Nordic Arkad (Arcade) and 6 other offers

This Scandinavian sojourn will have you merry in moments, with a great selection of Scandinavian beers, wines and classy cocktails to choose from. Enjoy a spot of ping pong and challenge your mates, or watch that all important match on the big screen in this versatile venue.