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 31st July 2018




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 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. The pub actually sits next to the famous ship's original mooring point and offers Londoners a warming, traditional pub experience. Drenched in dark mahogany tones and nautical antiques, head down on a Tuesday and take part in the pub's challenging quiz night. 

The Honor Oak

5 user reviews 3

The Honor Oak's weekly pub quiz comes every Wednesday, with a cash prize of £50 every week. But that's not the only way to win: runners-up get a bottle of wine, there's two on-the-spot prizes and, finally, the rolling jackpot. All you have to do is choose the right envelope and you could win big. Meanwhile, have a sip of one of their wonderful cask ales, craft beers or fine wines, or order some food platters to get that brain working.

Royal Oak

45 user reviews 5

Whole Chicken for Half

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 calm first place.

The Mere Scribbler

129 user reviews 4

The Mere Scribbler in South London prides itself as something of a jack-of-all-trades. The venue caters for a wide range of different tastes, boasting a drinks menu of craft beers, international wines, local ales and classic cocktails. If that wasn't enticing enough, the kitchen serves hearty burgers, bar snacks and sharing plates to its guests, while the huge screen TVs showcase the very best live sporting action. 

The Old Queen's Head

25 user reviews 4

All cocktails are £5 every Wednesday!

The outrageous pub quiz master, Martin, at The Old Queen's Head will guide you through their crazy pub quiz; featuring rounds like dirty doodles, bubble blowing, kazookeoke & face painting, alongside some brain testing questions. There is a massive cash prize to be won, alongside numerous free drink giveaways.

@ The Gorringe Park on Every Sunday

Taking place every Sunday night, this South London pub fronts a weekly quiz, where the winners each week are automatically entered into a big end-of-year draw. Teams are 2-6 and the cost of entry is £2, and there are prizes on the night for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Alongside the quiz, enjoy a hearty food menu, a varied drinks selection, and Gorringe Pub's quirky beer garden.

The Clapham North

113 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. Book your table, this nugget fills up quick.

The Grove

120 user reviews 4

Prosecco on Arrival (£31.50 a bottle) and 1 other offer

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 in London to get down to.

The Queen Adelaide

141 user reviews 4

Having dubbed themselves as the quiz masters of South London, this statement sure needs some investigating. Calling all quizzical folks, The Queen Adelaide in Putney is a local coming complete with craft beer, lovely nosh and a quiz of music, film, TV, puzzles and games to really get those noggin cogs whirling. 

The Star of Bethnal Green

138 user reviews 4

High five Mondays and 3 other offers

Looking for a quiz night in Bethnal Green? We've just the boozy babes. One of the best pub quizzes in London, head on down to the Star of Bethnal Green for brain churners and prizes galore every Tuesday night. Hosted by their very own 'Queen of Quiz' Nadean Downey, expect a brilliant night in Bethnal Green. 

The Sindercombe Social

4 user reviews 4

Get you pre-pub quiz dinner organized with burgers and wings before settling in at the Sindecombe Social in London for some friendly competition. Hosts pub quizzes like Sounds Familiar Music Quiz, the pub knows how to put on a night to remember. Put together your best team and come on down for the quiz, drinks, and good eats.