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 25th October 2021

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

280 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. 

Fourpure Taproom

91 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. 

Royal Oak

167 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 Birds

131 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.

The Ladywell Tavern

60 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. 

The Clapham North

262 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 Phoenix

6 user reviews 4

The Queens Dragnificent Quiz, the latest event from The Phoenix in West London, will see three fabulous queens putting your knowledge to the test. If you think you've got the brains to beat the rest, you could win a £150 bar tab. 

The Arnos Arms

814 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.

Prince of Wales

30 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 Rosemary Branch Theatre offers unmissable nights of hilarious antics in North London, blending elements of a movie quiz and stand-up comedy into one event. Head here to put your cinema knowledge to the test across a series of themed rounds, with some unique prizes to be won.

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 Old Queen's Head

117 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 Rectory

76 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.

Bubble Pop Brunch

32 user reviews 5

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 Mayflower

3 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. 

The Honor Oak

111 user reviews 4

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.