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.


747 user reviews 4

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.

Market House

181 user reviews 4

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.

Barrio Brixton

158 user reviews 4

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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.

Looking for the best cocktails in Brixton? Whether you've got a taste for rum or just fancy something a little different, make your way to Three Little Birds exotic concoctions, classic drinks and a Jamaican-inspired menu of small plates and brunch favourites.

Beast of Brixton

368 user reviews 5

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…

Lost in Brixton

26 user reviews 4

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.


7 user reviews 4

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.

Three Eight Four

126 user reviews 4

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.