Jack Solomons is an old school speakeasy beneath the streets of Soho, so you know they are experts on cocktails. Go full all things mixed drinks, and you can also enjoy a delicious range of small plates, all while sinking into velvet-laced sofas or dancing away to great DJs and live bands.
Cocktail Bars in Soho
Sometimes you have a thirst that can only be quenched by one thing: cocktails. So while in one of the most bustling centres of nightlife in London, why not indulge on the best, handcrafted drinks the capital has to offer? Whether you want experimental cocktails that you'd never thought to try before or simply fancy kicking back with a classic G&T, there's certainly a place for you in the cocktail bars in Soho.
The refined Archer Street bar is a refined experience in Soho. Their policy is sophistication with a hint of playfulness, and that is reflected in their cocktail menu with names like Honey For Nothing or Do Ya Pink I'm Sexy? Their bar staff are also famous for singing the odd tune, if you fancy it.
Basement Sate is a cocktail bar in Soho with a difference: while it's interior of dark wood and exposed brick, coupled with its drinks menu plays on a traditional cocktail bar ambience, they also serve a range of delicious pastries. If either the drinks or food impress you, there's classes available to take in both.
A relatively new addition to the West End's cocktail scene, Soho Residence is the Wardour Street spot specialising in botanical sips, swoon-worthy interiors and late-night parties aplenty. Head here on the weekend to much on handmade pizzas before taking to the dance floor 'til 3am.
The second venue named after party girl Gloria, this new Soho spot is the perfect place to kick-off the ultimate girls night out. With drinks starting at less than £10 the cocktail menu here is made up of classic sips and contemporary twists, we recommend the Gloria Sour.
Bringing together all those classic Soho characteristics, this new cocktail bar offers a stunning range of drinks named for the area's most famous residents. When the weekend rolls in? The drag queens descend, the music gets turned up and the fizz starts flowing with delicious brunch plates.
Simmons Soho has built it's reputation on kitsch interiors and cute cocktails, but it sweetens the deal by being affordable as well. With their famous Happy Hour thrown into the mix, this is a must-see place to visit for fun cocktails with friends and after-work antics.
The Arts Theatre Club is a Soho cocktail bar and members club that revels in a Prohibition era style. Scattered around are private, candle lit tables and there's even a vintage piano that doubles as a DJ booth. The creative cocktails are served in vintage China-cum-Prohibition teapots, making the experience extra-special.
Scarlett Green aren't just one of the best brunch spots in Soho (though we definitely recommend checking them out on a weekend), they also have a fantastic range of delicious cocktails. Not your thing? Check out the craft beer and incredible Australian wine list, plus there's DJ sets to boot.
Hidden away in the heart of Soho, The Den is 100 Wardour Street's hidden cocktail bar that really packs a punch with its quirkiness. Head down for their delicious selection of cocktails, or make a night of it with one of their weekend live music nights that are sure to get you dancing.
If you need a fun cocktail bar in Soho, Barrio Soho is the place for you. With music covering samba, rock, pop and others from around the world and tantalising platters of food, it's their 'Amigo Hour' that saves the day with offers on a range of drinks, including cocktails!
Enjoy a taste of the Alps over at Heritage Restaurant in the heart of Soho. Their expert mixologists shake up innovative mixes, such as their lip-smacking smoky carre creation and the giant, which is even served in a huge Sardinian tiki mug.
Nestled in a basement in Greek Street sits one of the big fun time party bars in Soho, Be At One. With a license until 3am and an extensive cocktail menu - including some ice cream infused delights - means you can spend all day partying and drinking cocktails in one place.
Sip on handcrafted cocktails whilst being seduced by some of the city's most dazzling live entertainment at Midnight Lounge Bar & Restaurant. From naughty seasonal soirees to hilarious comedy and unforgettable burlesque, there's never a dull moment at this Soho spot.
Freedom is a fun time bar in Soho with delicious cocktails to boot. Upstairs is a designated cocktail bar where you're served a whole host of different flavours - including playful choices like Lady Marmalade - and downstairs is a club area, for when the cocktails get a bit agreeable.
Disrepute is the place to be in Soho for those that love delicious cocktails and fabulous interiors that are begging to be shared on Insta. Enter this lavish den and flick through their poetry-filled menu, with a night of sophisticated conversation guaranteed to occur.
One of the best places to drink cocktails in Soho, Louche is a sleek spot channelling vintage vibes from a refurbished three-storey townhouse. Pair your sips with an eclectic schedule of live music, DJs and entertainment throughout the week.
The slick, neon aesthetic is an interesting draw for a cocktail bar in Soho, but it's list of over 50 different cocktails means it's the place to go if you really want to experiment with your drink concoctions. Their DJs will be playing house, club, party and RnB music until 3am everyday.