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 5th March 2020




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.

Electric Shuffle

248 user reviews 5

This ain't your average pub with a board game or two, oh no. Electric Shuffle is an all-new technological re-interpretation of the classic game of shuffleboard brought to you by the minds behind Flight Club. Adding food and drink to proceedings, it makes for one unforgettable experience. 

Three Compasses is a beloveds North London pub with a friendly atmosphere and comfy furnishings for you to sink hours into. Whether you fancy hitting up the Foosball table or chowing down on a Sunday roast, they've got you covered. 

London Games Room

12 user reviews 5

Discover London's best activity bars with London Games Room, who will be re-igniting your love for arcade classics, table football and all-things competitive with numerous events across the city. If you're in the mood for something a little different this is the group night out for you. 

The Three Compasses

88 user reviews 5

The Three Compasses is known as one of the friendliest, most unpretentious boozers in London. This local East End watering hole offers up plenty to do, with board games, darts and table football; they'll even screen the odd film or TV show.

Reztron

18 user reviews 4

Taking over venues across the city, this unique retro gaming night is the perfect way to kick back and relax after a long week. Bringing you nothing but classic games, get the beers in a work your way around the collection, from Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat, to Sonic and Super Monaco.

1920 Bar

30 user reviews 4

1920 Bar works hard to ensure pool lovers have the very best facilities available to them. With four full-sized, American pool tables to show your skills at, cloths and cushions are changed every six months to ensure those pristine orange tables are always in great shape.

The Kenton

45 user reviews 5

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.

So Board

22 user reviews 4

Board games your thing? Card games your kryptonite? Join So Board as they bring energizing events to some of the best pubs in London. From alternative date nights to quirky group nights out, this is one for you.