Hidden Cocktail Bars in London

Hidden in the dark and lovely depths of London is a roster of secret cocktails bars that promise no bounds when it comes to eclectic interiors and must-try mixology. But where to snag a table for one of these fine, elusive forays? From speakeasys behind barren doors to plush cocktail plots underneath your very feet, discover the very best when it comes to hidden cocktail bars in London.


6 user reviews 4

With a roster of less than 15 cocktails on the menu, not only is Found up there when it comes to creating a bespoke selection of drinks, they're up their when it comes to Shoreditch secrecy to boot. A secret cocktail bar in London with the atmosphere to match, this gem is a must to be found.


835 user reviews 5

Headed West for a drink but looking for a unique bar that can cure all of your cocktail qualms? We know just the place, if you can find it that is. Hidden in the heart of Chelsea, the Chelsea Prayer Room is an intimate, romantic and candlelit space with some of the best cocktails in the business.

Kansas Smitty's

177 user reviews 4

Coupling soulful live music with authentic julep cocktails, Kansas Smitty's has a reputation for dazzling its guest with wonderful live music. Really making sure that everyone has a memorable experience, the venue's house band take over the stage 5 nights a week, filling the entire basement with quavering notes and electric energy. Tucked under street level in Haggerston, this hidden cocktail bar in London is well-worth a visit.

Behind This Wall

58 user reviews 4

Fresh from a summer residency atop Oval Space's terrace bar, Behind This Wall is a secret little cocktail den that's setting up permanent shop in Hackney. The venue has purposely been decorated in an understated manner to stress the explosive flavours of the cocktail menu, which showcases some of Britain's best small-batch distilleries. Simple yet elegant, this bar never disappoints. 

Jack Solomon's Club

130 user reviews 4

Hidden beneath the streets of Soho, you'll find a proper old school speakeasy, complete with velvet-decked sofas, amazing live music, and tonnes of charm. While you're there, you could treat yourself to a delicious cocktail from their extensive drinks list, or treat yourself to a small plate too.

The Den at 100 Wardour St

26 user reviews 4

Looking for quirky places to drink in Soho? Head to 100 Wardour Street where you'll find The Den; a hidden spot home to live pianists, Italian sharing boards and thirst-quenching cocktails. Think twists on classics with syrups made in-house.