Pop Up Bars in London 2018
This city does a lot of things well, but the pop up bars in London are, quite frankly, next-bloody-level. A cultural melting pot for all things unique, crafty and alcoholic, the incredible selection of London pop ups and pop up restaurants ensures that our city remains a permanent fixture on the party map. Keep on top of the London's best pop up bars with this list and make sure you stay ahead of the temporary curve.
Last updated on 17th April 2018
Ever wondered how they have fun in prison? Because you are about to find out, once you don your orange jumpsuit, smuggle your alcohol through security and enter a world of contraband and bribery. Once through, one of the inmates will make you something special… just don’t get caught.
Ales Tales is the ultimate Belgian craft beer festival, where you can enjoy 20 different brewers offering up over 70 beers, excellent live music, food pairings (including Belgian chips, of course)… oh, and FIVE HOURS of unlimited tastings!
Whether you're gasping for the best brunch in the business, or simply a unique pop-up party in London, Hip Hop Brunch is the name for you. Partying from midday, expect plates, entertainment and dancing aplenty from one of the best food events in the city.
Bartenders are so last year; get a taste of premium Belgian beers at this Shoreditch pop-up bar and pour them all yourself. With over 30 taps and an unrivalled selection of beers, all you have to do is buy a pre-loaded card and start sampling your way through it all.
For six weeks only, the Espresso Martini Society is your number one late night speakeasy dedicated to everyone’s favourite coffee cocktail. With one of the largest varieties of the drink in the world, this pop-up bar in Soho offers up everything from cheesecake to avocado.
Celebrating the coming spring, Ham Yard Hotel have opened their beautiful private roof terrace for a seasonal pop-up bar in London. Expect craft gin and tonics, biodynamic wines, and a cocktail list inspired by the fresh produce they grow on the garden. And you can enjoy all that while soaking up the London skyline.
Unlimited margaritas made by the best bartenders in London: what more do you need? At this pop-up festival in London, it’s up to you to crown the Best Margarita in the city, and the only way to do that is to drink your way through it, all while enjoying Mexican food and mariachi bands.
Set on the roof of the Brunel Museum, Midnight Apothecary is a wonderful London pop-up bar perfect for mates and dates alike. It’s a beautiful rooftop garden, where you can enjoy botanical cocktails, toast marshmallows on open fires, enjoy street food, and watch the sun set.
This is probably the quirkiest pop-up London bar you’ll see all year; combining Spring Break with Neverland, prepare for a fever dream filled with Hipster Lost Boys, inked up Tinkerbell, grog-swilling East End pirates, an excellent soundtrack, and all the fish tacos your young heart can handle.
The BBQ Club is the ultimate summer drinking and eating experience. Set on the Southbank, you’ll get to baste and grill your own dishes on a BBQ built into the tables (there’s chefs to help you, don’t worry). Expect to be fed with six delicious courses while experiencing spectacular views of the river.
Pitch Stratford is your ultimate backyard less than ten minutes walk from Stratford tube station. You can spend your days here chilling out in their relaxed, weather-proof urban garden, or you can get stuck into the events that jam its schedule.
Specialists in immersive eating and drinking experiences, a Christabel’s event comes packed out with creativity, flair and colour. Counting Mad Hatter’s brunches, edible playgrounds and botanical speakeasies among their regular events, it’s Christabel’s attention to detail that helps them create such unique productions. Expect a delicious foodie pop up experience in London from this princess.
Looking for something truly unique to do in London? Something that will take you back to days gone by? Join The Candlelight Club for just that as you not only dress in your best vintage attire, there's dining options, cocktails and plenty of live entertainment.
The Japanese Sake Festival is coming to London, with over 20 different kinds of the drink, handcrafted art stools, and five stands packed with delicious traditional Japanese food.