Themed Bars in London

This city is one of enthusiasm and extravagance, and when a bar with a theme comes to London, they really go all out. Dedicated to wowing their guests and showcasing some of the funniest events the city has to offer, these unique bars vary from secret 1920s speakeasies to bars with entertainment that’ll take you back to the circus. There’s no end to the possibilities, so take a look at our recommended themed bars in London and get planning your next night out.

Last updated on 21st November 2023

The Escapologist

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Based in the headquarters of a the secret society that ran Victorian London, The Escapologist is styled as a 19th century men's club / Masonic Lodge hybrid. The bar pays homage to the scandal and controversy surrounding the infamous Baron, whose every action prompted outrage on the streets. Brought to London by the same team behind Adventure Bar and Dub Jam, this is a basement bar serving cocktails and cheese-drenched pizzas in intriguing and engaging surroundings.

Salvador & Amanda

From live music and football to bottomless three course dinners, Salvador & Amanda is the Spanish-inspired bar in Covent Garden that never fails to make an impression. Head over for delicious tapas, sangria and quirky events.

The Courtesan

The Courtesan is cool themed bar in Brixton that's dressed as a mysterious Chinese opium den. The vintage furniture and dark, intimate setting create a cool atmosphere unlike anywhere else. The unique cocktails and food go along with the theme of this bar and you can choose from Fujian teas, dim sum and cocktails unlike anything you've had before. If you're searching for a fun night with a brilliant twist, look no further, the Courtesan will have everything you need.

Patch East

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Patch East is a new cocktail bar based in the City of London that captures the creative and quirky character of Shoreditch. The venue has a number of different rooms and seating areas, all decorated with distinctive themes and a random collection of furniture. Whether you're gulping down drinks in the Ski Lodge room or taking in all the charm of the neon-heavy Shinjuku area, you're certain to leave this themed bar in London with a smile on your face and a spring in your step.

Cirque le Soir

This circus themed London bar is a regular haunt of the glamorous IT girls and movie stars. With exciting live acts that include fire eaters and aerial performers; it's popularity is hardly a mystery. With the newest and hottest playlists of hip hop, house and party music you'll find yourself getting into the act and dancing on the tables for all to see. Opulent and sleek, you'll feel like royalty in this wonderfully weird Central London venue.

Munich Cricket Club Canary Wharf

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Munich Cricket Club, with venues in Canary Wharf, Tower Hill and Westminster, is home to London's largest German Bier Garten and Bavarian classics including their famous footlong bratwurst, five different types of schnitzel and a large selection of steins. For those wanting to dance, the spot also hosts a weekly oompah band.

The Cocktail Club - Various Sites

The Cocktail Club's venues always have a cool and quirky theme, including a 'gangster tequila paradise' and a trip to the circus. It's obvious that everything from the decor to the drinks is going to be outrageous here, with late night opening hours to keep the party going too.


Secretly hidden away in Soho, Opium is a stylish, chic cocktail den that combines the opulent vibes of metropolitan nights out with the allure and mystery of Asia's sleepy opium dens. Elegantly decorated with classic antiques and a number of detailed, traditional paintings, the venue rolls back the clock and transports guests far away to a distant, often forgotten land. Complementing the bar's decadent, yet secretive ambience, beautiful teapots and dry ice help bring the impressive line-up of cocktails to life. 

Slammers Bar

Fancy heading to the clink for an immersive experience? Slammers Bar in London Bridge is a top choice. Located behind barbed wire with patrolling guards on the lookout, this crackin' spot provides a cool prison-themed atmosphere. As for the drinks, enjoy high-end cocktails.