Cheap Cocktail Bars In London

In a city of swanky rooftop spots, award-winning watering holes and boozers boasting in-house distilleries, it can sometimes feel like you're burning through your paycheck. But that doesn't have to be the case. We've searched high and low to find the crème de la crème of cheap cocktail bars in London that'll let you blow off steam while saving some money.

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Last updated on 26th March 2024

Simmons Cocktail Bars

When it comes to cheap cocktails in London, a Simmons bar is arguably the best. Check out any of the 15 sites around the city and you'll find kitsch interiors, a buzzy atmosphere and a menu of delicious drinks at budget prices. To top it all off, it also boasts an unrivalled weekday happy hour at different times across its venues in Soho, Putney, Tower Bridge and more. 

Tonight Josephine Waterloo

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OTT? A little. A sure-fire great night out? Hells yes. Meet Tonight Josephine: a cocktail bar that'll have you feeling all kinds of fierce. Decked out in neon signs, glitter walls and metallic furnishings, the Waterloo boozer will have you sipping on a steady flow of lemongrass collins' while bopping to a soundtrack of pop tunes.

Three Colts Tavern

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Three Colts Tavern is found just shy of Bethnal Green's tube station and is a super cool place to drink. They've a wide range of IPAs and cask ales from the best breweries around the country, and a drinks menu boasting frozen margaritas and daiquiris. Expect Wednesday quiz nights, weekly DJs and live music, and pizza to fill up on too.

Barrio - Bars In London

If you've been on a night out in London, the chances are that you've been to Barrio. With venues in Soho, Brixton and beyond, it's up there with the best cheap bars in Central London and is a popular choice for groups looking to get their evening off to a brilliant start. 

All Bar One Various Sites

Looking for the best cheap cocktails in London? You'll certainly want to venture to All Bar One. These crackin' venues offer a range of fabulous booze-fuelled deals, from Fizz Fridays where bottles of prosecco are £25 a pop to Five O'Clocktails which includes two of the same tipple for £15.

Mrs Riot

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Mrs Riot is a fun Covent Garden party bar that loves drag antics come the weekend, but for when you're in the mood to catch a drink at a reasonable price? Head down from Tuesday to Friday for 2-4-1 on their creative and colourful cocktails all-day long. On the hunt for an Aperol spritz? Why not try something new like this bar's limoncello or raspberry offering?