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 9th December 2019

Victorian Bath House

83 user reviews 4

Decked out in complete and utter old world decadence, the Victorian Bath House is an exclusive, themed bar in London that's opened its doors to douse you in some vintage elegance. Experience the most luxurious setting of rich interiors, draped fabrics and fine food and drink at this immersive spot, where a menu of Victorian inspired delights are delivered with modern twists.

Patch East

189 user reviews 4


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.

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Wednesday 22nd January 2020

When it comes to a themed cocktail experience in London, it's off the plank with ye thanks to The Hidden Spirit. A pirate endeavor aboard a real ship (just shy of London Bridge), expect drama and grog glugging aplenty. 

Bunga Bunga Battersea

32 user reviews 4

Bunga Bunga is a themed London bar and pizzeria that's a tongue-in-cheek dedication to the former Italian premier and playboy, Berlusconi. With unique, themed cocktails and plenty of attitude, there's even a whole floor devoted to the cheesiest competition in history; The Eurovision Song Contest. A night out at Bunga Bunga is a combination of authentic Italian cuisine, cheesy karaoke and a whole lot of fun! 

The Escapologist

1724 user reviews 4

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.


624 user reviews 4

A throw-back to the classic American diners of old, Roadhouse is a themed London bar that focuses on authentic American fare, delectable cocktails and the attentive table service. Grab a burger, a cocktail and, when the lights begin to dim, be entertained by the live DJs and bands that play each night.

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The London Cocktail Club in Oxford Circus is one of the best party bars. With a 'Gangster Tequila Paradise' theme, it's obvious that everything from the decor to the drinks is going to be outrageous. With the bar focused on tequila and whisky, incredible cocktails are a given. The later opening hours on the weekend keep the party going until late. 

Shaka Zulu

41 user reviews 4

Shaka Zulu is a themed bar in North London with an incomparable decor and an extremely unique theme. The beautifully designed decor is the perfect setting for fantastic international food and delicious cocktails - allowing guests to head down and enjoy drinks or nibbles before the clubbing starts. Vibrant and with bags of attitude, you're sure to leave a themed night out here with a huge smile.


635 user reviews 4

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Trapeze is an incredible circus-inspired bar in the heart of Shoreditch that's just a stone's throw away from Old Street station. Set over two levels, the first floor is a cool cocktail bar, whipping up some amazing concoctions, whilst the basement houses a riveting club area that kicks into life after 10pm. 

Flight Club Bloomsbury

1562 user reviews 5

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Taking darts and turning it on its head is Flight Club, one of the most unique experiences in the city. Brimming with fairground interiors and oches aplenty, this is darts like you've never seen them before, in a wholly imaginative setting.

The Courtesan

214 user reviews 4

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.

The Schoolhouse

340 user reviews 4

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The perfect themed night on in London for those looking to dose in a hearty level of nostalgia, The Schoolhouse is coming at you with educated realness. From vintage school trinkets and science themed cocktails to plastic dinner trays, it's back to the classroom for you. 

Nestled on the West India Quay of Canary Wharf sits this Bavarian gem - home to London's largest German Bier Garten. The popular bier hall serves a range of 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.

Hoxley and Porter

171 user reviews 4

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Upon entering Hoxley and Porter, guests will be be greeted by a train conductor, who'll happily show you to your luxurious train carriage seats. The surrealist foliage scattered around this bar helps to complete an atmosphere full of charisma inside one of North London's most opulent themed nightspots.

@ Moonshine Saloon on Various dates from Wednesday 22nd January 2020

Sally on down to one of the most unique drinks experiences in Shoreditch as Moonshine Saloon saddle up for a night of cowboy cocktails to remember. There will be Stetsons and swinging doors galore as you watch a world of moonshine and madness unfold around you.

Cirque le Soir

17 user reviews 3

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.

The Bootlegger

30 user reviews 4

Inspired by the underground glamour of America's prohibition period, the Bootlegger is an elegantly themed speakeasy in the heart of the city. Unlike most of London's hidden bars, this venue hopes to serve up a completely immersive experience that pleases as many of your senses as it can. 

Little Bat

243 user reviews 5

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Bat, how I wonder what you're at. Borrowing its name from the famous Mad Hatter's poem, Little Bat is a quirky, Wonderland-themed cocktail bar in London, run by the same masterminds behind the successful Callooh Callay. Expect a playful and imaginative atmosphere complemented by superb cocktails and attentive service at Angel's new neighbourhood bar.