This cool and quirky cocktail bar in Brixton offers a delicious and intriguing selection of drinks that take their inspiration from Japan. From sake and shochu-based beverages to boozy milkshakes, it's a great spot if you fancy something a little different from your cocktail.
Cocktail Bars in Brixton
Few areas cater to such a diverse crowd as Brixton, meaning few cater to so many options for cocktail bars. From the cheap and cheerful just shy of Electric Avenue, to the boujie, perfect for a brunch with mates, we've scoped every street in Brixton for its best cocktail bars. Check out our recommendations below.
Few are as notorious in Brixton for brunch as Canova Hall, and few know how to mix it quite like Canova either. Whether you're in it for the pasta plates, gagging for their pizza or ready for an espresso martini come the weekend, this cool industrial spot has got your back.
Stripped back interiors, bare brick walls and candlelit tables give the perfect backdrop to tasty Spanish tapas and live DJs just shy of Brixton's most notorious cinema. If you're after a late night basement spot, look no further because Gremio has it all.
While lots of cocktail bars in Brixton – and across the capital – are truly fancy affairs, Market House chooses the more relaxed approach. Decked out with laidback sofas and comfortable vintage furnishings, it's the ideal place to sink into some furniture and sip on one of their fantastic mixed drinks. Couple that with daily happy hours and you've got yourself a good time.
Bright, bold and with a buzzy atmosphere, Tequila Mockingbird is definitely no shrinking violet. The fun-time bar is a great new addition to Brixton's cocktail scene, offering a mix of classic and contemporary concoctions as well as daily 2-4-1 deals before 9pm.
The drinks at rooftop bar Lost In Brixton are inspired by Latin America - think pear pisco sours, passionfruit-infused rum and Campari, and raspberry mojos. And if you're looking for something slightly longer? There's also a whole host of local craft beers - perfect for sipping on a hot balmy eve.
Phonox attracts the more discerning drink clientele in South London. The bar is all exposed brickwork and moody lighting, creating a cool evening of cocktail drinking and fun-time dancing. Just beware Instagram hounds: there's a 'no photo taking' policy on the dancefloor, so you'll just have to enjoy the cocktails without your phones.
With a range of rum, vodka, tequila and gin-centred cocktails on the menu, this Ferndale Road favourite is the perfect spot for everything from margaritas to G&Ts. If that's not enough, then soak up botttomless cocktails with brunch and boozy masterclasses.
Blues Kitchen might just be one of the coolest cocktail bars in Brixton, featuring an amazing line up of live acts pretty much every night and an enviable cocktail list. Taking their vibes from the Deep South, they've got a food menu packed with BBQ delights and their mixed drinks are wonderfully bourbon-heavy.
How can you talk about fun Brixton cocktail bars without giving a mention to Barrio? Taking the energy and colour from Latin America, they've got a food menu serving up Peruvian treats and a drinks menu delivering loads of signature blends made of mescal, pisco, rum and tequila. DJs bring the music until 2am on weekends too, meaning you can party on as you sip on their wonderful mixed drinks.
With an extensive drinks menu serving everything from a classic Cosmo to a Basil Mojito, this Brixton cocktail bar also hosts a weekly cocktail brunch with delicious drinks and as much pizza as the body has room for.
Hidden off the high street is a fun cocktail bar in Brixton waiting for you to enjoy. Find a door, climb the staircase and you'll be welcomed by an independent bar with a quirky interior made of bone and gold, perfect for hiding away and drinking fabulously mixed drinks. Head over on a Sunday too and you might just be treated to the best Sunday roast in London…
With it's cool industrial decor, Three Eight Four is establishing itself as a great hangout spot for any occasion. The cocktail menu is equally as stylish, the minted sazerac made from wild turkey rye, courvoisier, home made mint syrup, angostura and peychaud bitters, is a particular highlight.