Pubs And Bars With Games In London

There are a lot of things we inevitably grow out of as we age, playing games while we drink is certainly not one of them. If you're looking for a night of pure, unadulterated fun at some of the best bars with games in London, we feel you. Whether you're looking for a classic boozer with its own vintage arcade room, a rowdy Shoreditch ping-pong bar or a basement drinking den that's home to foosball and all kinds of board games, there's bound to be something here for you. Long live competitive socialising.

Last updated on 27th October 2023


Plonk is shaking up London's drinking scene with its fun crazy golf pubs and bars. Hit up their spots in Camden, Peckham, London Fields or Forest Hill for a fun hands-on afternoon of drinking and putting your way to victory across the colourful courses.  

The Rabbit Hole

Over at The Rabbit Hole in Clerkenwell, the signature cocktail menu is more than meets the eye - it's also an interactive board game that you and your friends can play. While you try it out, delve into the eye-raising collection of mixes, which takes inspiration from retro classics.

Badger Badger

Head over to Deptford where Badger Badger is bringing you hundreds of board games from its in-house activity hub Tanuki. Get stuck into three hours of playtime for just a fiver, and keep yourself fuelled-up with tasty yakitori skewers and fresh pints.

The Kenton

From a weekly pub quiz to live DJs and a cracking jukebox, this Hackney favourite is a top choice if you're looking for a little fun in east London. Located just minutes from Victoria Park, it's all about good times, great drinks and tasty gastro food.

Flight Club

A fun and inventive bar that'll keep you entertained all night long, Flight Club brings social darts to the masses in a seriously attractive space. Games are simple, there's real-time scoring and plenty of food and drinks to enjoy throughout; just choose between Shoreditch, Bloomsbury, Victoria and Islington.