Cheap Drinks in Soho
Soho has some of the coolest bars in London and always guarantees a great night out, but that style normally comes with a hefty price tag. Wanting to hang out in one of the best districts in the capital doesn’t have to mean breaking the bank with every trip out: you can experience the cocktail bars, nightclubs and late night destinations as long as you know where to go. This is where we come in to show you the best places to get cheap drinks in Soho and have fun on a budget. You're welcome.
Last updated on 1st June 2017
Going to a nightclub in Soho is never going to be too cheap, but if you want some cheap drinks in Central London while still getting that party atmosphere, you can’t go wrong with Bar Rumba. Featuring some of the more reasonable drinks in the area, either catch them during a happy hour and party to the early hours of the morning, or taste some Sunday night partying to really take advantage of their drink deals.
Bar Soho is a cool and quirky bar with cheap drinks in Soho all through the week. Its central location means it is constantly bubbling away with fun, helped by its alternative contemporary Victorian interiors and one hell of a cocktail happy hour. Come for the great drinks and even better vibes, and you can party there till the early hours of the morning.
The Village is one of the best cheap gay bars in Soho, and that’s nowhere near an insult. Managing to create one of the most fun atmospheres in the area while giving its punters cheaper drinks than most places around, it creates a real party vibe all-week long. Split across the Soho bar dancefloor, where all the pop, chart and commercial dance music plays, and the Café bar for more relaxed vibes, you can get the best of all worlds at The Village.
Gem is both a daytime bar and a nightclub, meaning you get the best of both worlds with every trip. But this budget-friendly Soho nightclub is a bit of an experience, with lavish street art across the entire venue coupled with some great drink deals. Happy hours are aplenty here, and watch out for their daily offers – where even more drink deals are set to be found.
Head down to Carnaby Zebrano for reasonable drinks in Soho as well as some delicious food to boot. The venue is split between a ground floor casual dining brasserie, with a (very popular) outdoor terrace, serving delicious European food, and a downstairs bar, with DJs playing through the weekend and a drinks menu filled with cheaper drinks than you’d find elsewhere. And if you take advantage of their happy hour deals, you can get even more discounted drinks.
Sat in the middle of Leicester Square, Ruby Blue is a fun bar that serves cheap drinks in the West End. The cocktails and wine is already reasonable, but add in a happy hour coupled with a sophisticated Central London location and you’ve got discounted drinks with style.
You can’t talk about cheap drinks in Soho without mentioning Tiger Tiger. The ultimate fun night out without the hefty price tag, get involved with cheap drinks, including shot deals and more, while dancing away to the DJ's tunes nearly every night of the week. If you want cheap clubs in London, they don’t get more fun than here.
While Benito’s Hat is best known for delivering delicious burritos and enchiladas in a cool, colourful Mexican environment, they also offer some of the best inexpensive drinks in Soho. Margarita and mojito lovers are in luck because you can get glass after glass of the good stuff without breaking the bank – because it’s some of the cheapest cocktails around.
Be At One is synonymous with cheap Soho drinks and they don’t skimp on the good times either. Combining the style and mixed beverages of an up-market cocktail bar while giving the prices of an out-of-London establishment, you can party all night without having to re-mortgage your house.
Get the South American party vibe without the trans-Atlantic price tag when you hop into Barrio Soho. Their happy hours are renowned for some of the best discounted cocktails in London – and we’re talking taste as well as price. Meanwhile, their DJs will be playing the best party tunes to help you move in their flamboyant Latina bar.
While sometimes it might feel like you’ll never find budget-friendly bars in Soho, the London Cocktail Club is always here to help. Their menu delivers a whole host of creative cocktails concocted by their master mixologists, complete with wacky interiors based on a ‘gangster’s tequila paradise’. Come to LCC for affordable bevvies and a friendly time.
The O Bar is pretty much a Soho landmark now, but instead of letting the fame go to its head, they’ve continued to deliver the people of the West End some amazingly affordable drinks. Not only do they have a happy hour every day, you can enjoy the friendly, beautiful bar at any time thanks to their fun-time attitude complete with a DJ and cheap cocktails.
The Diner doesn’t just bring back the retro vibes of the 1950s, but also the prices too. Their drinks menu has everything from ‘Hard Shakes’, to a long list of cocktails, bourbon and tequila all at affordable prices, while the food is a similar cheap-but-tasty American fair. If you’re after cheap drinks in Central London, you’re better off going to the 1950s.
When just one kind of happy hour isn’t good enough, you’ve got Thirst Bar. Not only do they have the classic ‘Happy Hour’ for discounted prices on a range of wonderfully mixed cocktails, their second ‘Stupid Hour’ gives further discounts. Couple that with two floors of fun – with the club area downstairs and a more relaxed bar upstairs – you’ve got yourself one of the best cheap drink bars in Soho.
There’s one bar that is known across London for its spectacular Happy Hour: Simmons! Delivering cheap drinks in Soho by the bucket load, opt for some of the cute teapot cocktails while hanging out in their wildly kitsch bar. Good vibes and cheap drinks – what more could you want?