Birthday Drinks in London

There's surely nowhere better to celebrate a birthday than in London. The capital is bursting at the seams with quirky, vibrant and compelling hangouts at which to enjoy a few birthday drinks with your mates. Check out our selection of best places to go for birthday drinks in London, and find your ideal place to celebrate today!

Last updated on 14th October 2022

As the name might indicate, this bar has quirky-cool written all over and so makes for an unforgettable evening - perfect for birthday parties. Regularly altering its artistic interiors, Dream Bags Jaguar Shoes comes up with the most fun and inventive themes, generating a mad and memorable atmosphere to celebrate your new number. Experimental tipples to a toy-plane dance-floor, you'll no doubt have a brilliantly bizarre bday here!

The Hoxton Seven

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Part speakeasy, part American diner, The Hoxton Seven is a seriously stylish East London bar. There's an excellent basement DJ room downstairs and another level full of tables and booths available to hire as well, making it particularly good for hosting birthday drinks. Oh, and we nearly forgot to mention; drop by between 12 and 8.30pm to pick up two cocktails or four beers for a tenner. Happy birthday to you!

Black Rock

292 user reviews 5

Get your friends together to Black Rock for a more sophisticated birthday drinks in London. The bar serves up over 250 bottles of whisky, as well as a great cocktail list to boot, all in a cool, minimalist and contemporary setting. The most spectacular part, though, is their centrepiece: an 18ft, 185-year-old oak tree that's used as an interactive cocktail ageing system.

Bar Soho

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With DJ nights 7 days a week attracting a buzzing crowd, there's every reason to add this bar to the list of venue's to visit on your birthday. You can't get much more central than Bar Soho, making it ideal to both stop by for a birthday drink early in the piece or to finish proceedings later on. Entry on Friday and Saturday is free before 11pm for DesignMyNight customers!

163 Upper Street

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Looking for the best places for birthday drinks in London? 163 Upper Street is a sleek cocktail lounge in Angel, offering a mouth-watering collection of signature cocktails inspired by 80s hits. Raise a glass to your big day with handcrafted tipples that utilise local suppliers and carefully chosen ingredients. 

London Bridge Rooftop

26 user reviews 4

Perfectly situated in the heart of all the action, London Bridge Rooftop is a brilliant place for birthday drinks. As well as boasting first-class views across the city, the bar is also spicing things up with a range of DJ sets, bottomless brunches and weekly Aperol spritz deals - we're talking £5 sips.

If you're looking for some fine brews and great burgers, head to BrewDog where their London bars serve fresh pints and American bites. The bars have popped up across London, each with a different theme, from vegan-dedicated Dalston to cryptocurrency Canary Wharf.

If you're one of those who can't resist the lure of a quirky drink, then these cool venues are perfect. The Cocktail Club are the kings of signature concoctions and have a whole host of great tasting tipples for you to sample on your big day.

Little Bat

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Borrowing its name from the Mad Hatter's poem, expect Alice in Wonderland-themed quirks from Islington's latest neighbourhood cocktail bar. Brought to us by the team behind Callooh Callay you can expect nothing but the finest cocktail creations, with cosy vibes and friendly staff to round things off. An absolute must-try if you're seeking something a little different in one of north London's most popular nightlife neighbourhoods.


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Not sure where to celebrate your birthday festivities? Fleets in London is serving up some of the best cocktails and drinks in St Pauls. And with a signature gin to die for and refreshing craft beer, there will be endless tipples to suit everyone.

If you're after a top-notch spot for birthday bevvies, then head along to 28-50 By Night. Located in Marylebone, this fabulous venue whips up a glorious range of bespoke concoctions and high-quality tipples in its 1920s-themed space. Fancy having a dance? It has live jazz music for that.