Quiz Nights in London

Quiz nights in London are the perfect excuses to get your mates together for a catch up and a laugh. This being the capital, though, you shouldn't expect a bored OAP droning out line after line of questions until closing time - expect rave rounds, wacky prizes and even weirder hosts. Whether you're after an amazing prize or an excuse for a tipple with your mates, get yourself to down to the best pub quizzes in London.

Last updated on 15th April 2020

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

170 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 Grove

218 user reviews 4

If you're on the hunt for a charming local primed for Sunday roasting, craft beer boozing and even some quizzing delights then listen up. The Grove is smack bang in the middle of Clapham South and Balham tube stations so for all you SW folk, there's a lovely Victorian punter playground that hosts a Sunday night quiz to get down to.

The Coborn

304 user reviews 5

Nestled among the pretty Victorian terraces of Bow's Coborn Road, this gem of a boozer is a cracking spot to retire to come quiz night. Test your trivia every Sunday and don't forget to check out their Facebook page in the lead up; there's usually a few teasers to get you started in the days before.

Union Tavern

21 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 Clapham North

180 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.

The Old Frizzle

367 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 Mayflower

1 user review 3

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. 

The Honor Oak

5 user reviews 3

Offering one of the best pub quizzes in Forest Hill, the Honor Oak's weekly Wednesday trivia match offers a rolling jackpot and bar tabs for the winning. Run by the Lucky Cow Quiz Company, you'll find trivia on everyone from Einstein to Joey Essex, and master of proceedings, Mark, keeps things light and fun for everyone.

Royal Oak

96 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.

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.

The Mere Scribbler

200 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.

The Brookmill

42 user reviews 4

One of the loveliest pubs in Deptford, The Brookmill offers the perfect location to get stuck into an excellent pub quiz. Held every Tuesday night, we'd recommend getting there a little early to bag some of their great pub grub, and a pint in their beer garden during those summer months.

The Porchester

58 user reviews 4

This vibrant Bayswater venue regularly hosts a lively Tuesday pub quiz and serves up hearty pub grub alongside real ales, tasty drinks. Kicking off at 8pm, it's the perfect pairing to a plate of classic pub food and some slightly less classic G&T options from their extensive menu.

@ The Prince of Wales Brixton on Thursday 13th August 2020 and 2 other Thursdays

This Brixton haunt just got way more fun, as Musical Bingo has landed and is going to be taking you on an epic journey through songs from various decades and genres. Anything can happen, so expect mystery boxes, big gambles and killer questions at this quirky quiz night.

Spectacular Pub Quizzes

46 user reviews 5

Fancy winning the Geller cup? Well now's your chance as the ultimate Friends quiz returns to Harlem Soul, complete with margaritas, Smelly Cat singalongs and plenty more. Could there be a better way to spend your week nights? We sincerely doubt it. 

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.

Agency Unknown

244 user reviews 4

What starts off as an easy true or false round quickly escalates into an all-out showdown of stage challenges at London's hottest, fast-paced, fun-fuelled, raucous and action-packed quiz. Expect games such as Twerk It Out, Swingballs, Rattle Battle and more.

The Original Tour

47 user reviews 5

The Original Tour are taking quiz nights on tour by fusing boozy sight-seeing with trivia questions. Over the afternoon, you'll get to take in all the iconic spots around London whilst answering questions on historical characters and information connected to the city.

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.