Best Quiz Nights in London

Brain teasers and mind melters? Your idea of a top night in the capital? If you're all about putting your noggin' to the test, we've got the events for you. Check out our recommendations for London's best quiz nights, and if you look close enough, you'll find a few off the wall, quirky options to boot.

Last updated on 10th May 2021

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

273 user reviews 5

5 music-filled rounds, The Mysterious Wheel of Steel Round, a live DJ and a buzzing atmosphere - there's a reason the rowdy Sounds Familiar has got a reputation. If you're a music maestro with a mischievous edge, it might be time to give this night of melodic mayhem a go. 

The Old Queen's Head

114 user reviews 3

Some of the capital's best quiz nights can be found in Islington's quirky comedy pub. Head over to The Old Queen's Head for some tricky trivia evenings dedicated to everything from football to Friends. 

The Ladywell Tavern

39 user reviews 4

Taking place every Wednesday, The Ladywell's traditional pub quiz is known for its generous cash prizes and brain-busting trivia. With a weekly rollover bonus, previous winners at this South London spot have won hundreds of pounds. 

Prince of Wales

12 user reviews 5

If you're on the hunt for a good old fashioned quiz night in South London, Prince of Wales is here for you. Head on over to the Putney boozer for head-scratching trivia, freshly poured pints and some of the best gastro pub grub in the city.

The Rectory

56 user reviews 4

Clapham Common's The Rectory is renowned for their weekly Tuesday quizzes, hosted by Question One Quiz. If you're more into a niche evening of trivia knowledge, the stylish pub also hosts specially-themed quiz night on Thursdays, including Friends or Game of Thrones quizzes also featuring amazing prizes.

The Clapham North

221 user reviews 4

A hearty boozer just south of the river, quiz nights in Clapham belong to the one and only Clapham North. Toting top prizes such as £50 in cash, guests that get their noggins out for just £2 a piece can try their hand at themed rounds and roast dinners a-plenty every Sunday. Book your table, this nugget fills up quick.

Fourpure Taproom

66 user reviews 5

Fourpure's industrial style taproom in Bermondsey is more than just a cool place to grab a pint after work, its regular quiz nights promise to be a real hoot. Wash sown the experience with over 40 beers on tap and a selection of hotdogs from the kitchen and you have a perfect group night. 

The Mere Scribbler

256 user reviews 4

Head down to Streatham Common where The Mere Scribbler offers an unbeatable Sunday night experience with their pub quiz. With a mix of general knowledge, picture rounds, music intro questions and fun puzzles, it makes for a great end to the week - even if you don't scoop that £50 top prize.

Rally your brainiest mates and head over to Revolution's monthly quiz for a tasty meal and the chance to win a mega £100 bar tab. Over the night your general knowledge will be put to the test as you compete against other teams over a number of general knowledge rounds.  

Union Tavern

22 user reviews 4

Head over to Notting Hill's Union Tavern where they serve up one of the city's best pub quizzes every Wednesday night. More than a few rounds of trivia, you'll have to rely on some of your more primary senses as they bring in food and drink tastings, speed rounds and brainteasers.

The Arnos Arms

621 user reviews 4

This beer-loving pub has a pub quiz every Monday, so if you've got your thinking hat on, head up to the Arnos Arms for challenging and fun questions while you drink one of their locally sourced ales, and tuck into some delicious grilled pub food.

The Birds

99 user reviews 4

Offering a regular range of themed quizzes to get involved with, The Birds in Leytonstone is all about digging into your niche knowledge. From TV and movie specials, to their annual quiz of the year, they're offering big prizes and quirky rounds aplenty.

Royal Oak

137 user reviews 5

Based in North West London, Royal Oak is a family-friendly pub that was built with those lazy weekends in mind. Offering the usual charm and character that you'd expect to find in an old pub in London, the venue bursts into life each week, thanks to a thrilling quiz night. Put your head to the test and see if you have what it takes to claim first place.

The Mayflower

2 user reviews 4

Inspired by the ship that first carried English pilgrims to the New World, the Mayflower is an authentic English pub in South London's Rotherhithe. Head down on a Tuesday and take part in the pub's challenging quiz night, which fronts picture rounds, tricky trivia and the chance to win big. 

Put all of your K-Pop knowledge to the test and you could be in with the chance of winning epic prizes at this quirky event. Bubble Pop Brunch is the very first of its kind, bringing you heaps of themed entertainment alongside free-flowing drinks and Korean delicacies.  

The Old Frizzle

459 user reviews 4

Boasting an SW postcode but looking for the pub quiz to match? Coming at you every Sunday night in London, The Old Frizzle presents a classic pub with firm favourite rounds and a £50 prize to boot. An affordable boozer, where it costs only £2 per person to play, what exactly are you waiting for?

The Regent

23 user reviews 5

Looking for a Thursday night pub quiz in North London? Head over to The Regent where their weekly trivia challenges will see you battling it out against opposing teams for the chance to win bar tabs, beers and a rolling jackpot prize.