Where to Drink in London

With such a splendid array of choices when it comes to having a drink in the city, we delight in giving you a nudge in the right direction; building you a selected list of the best places for cocktails, pints and casual drinks combined. From hidden haunts and booming party joints to some of the best cocktail bars in the business, check out our recommendations for the best places to enjoy a drink in London.

Last updated on 30th September 2019

Extended Happy Hour this January

The sexy New York vibe and striking cocktail menu makes Dirty Martini a central London favourite amongst even the moss picky of London drinks enthusiasts. Enjoy the happy hour to try a new concoction and let your hair down as spirits raise at this late night bar in London. 

If wine is the name of your game, then head to Vagabond for great drinks in London. Boasting great tapas and a selection of cracking wines available by both the glass and the bottle, this brand of wine bars has is nailed in both the food and drink departments.

Be At One Battersea Rise

117 user reviews 5

2-4-1 on ALL cocktails! and 2 other offers

London, it's not short of cocktail bars that's for sure; but what about a place that combines affordable drinks, raucous nights and lush concoctions combined? That, ladies and gentlemen, would be Be At One. Join their South London branch for all of the above. 

Whether you like the smooth taste of sauvignon blanc or perhaps prefer a tall glass of malbec, you'll struggle to find a more sleek, sophisticated place to drink in London. With simple yet elegant furnishings and a laid back aura, the Humble Grape acts as a wine-based sanctuary where guests can escape the stresses of ordinary life.

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

Immerse yourselves in a world of pirates and plunder at this unique drinking experience brought to you from the minds behind Alcotraz. Sample stunning cocktails as you attempt to steal long-lost treasure form the watchful eye of the governor, just make sure you don't get caught. 

The Victoria Mile End

58 user reviews 4

Valentines cocktail, starter & main course for £25 per person

Whether you're after cocktails, craft beer or wholesome British pints, The Victoria in Mile End has a little something for everyone after a drink in London. Head on down for a delicious roster set alongside a top selection of British plates. 

The Long Acre

69 user reviews 4

Hankering for a drink in London but don't know where to go? With some of the best bars in town, Central London plays host to night out mistress and drinker extraordinaire, The Long Acre. Join her fun time team for happy hours, ever flowing cocktails, affordable bites and more in this top notch London party bar. 

The Fellow

569 user reviews 4

Grab a classy cocktail, a fine wine or a boozy beer in this sophisticated venue in the middle of Kings Cross. With a hidden cocktail bar, The Black Door, to keep you guessing, and a picturesque heated rooftop terrace for your sun soaking needs, you're sure to have a great night out in this buzzing venue.