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 28th February 2023

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

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 Last Talisman

The Last Talisman on Bermondsey Street is just the place for your London quiz night, as it offers ones paired with fizz and even end-of-year round-ups to see how much you were paying attention to current affairs. So, get your noggin in gear and head on down.

The Rectory

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 Mayflower

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. 

Zebrano London Soho

Hosted by Quiz Dog, Zebrano London Soho's brilliant quiz is not to be missed. He'll have you scratching your noggins to answer fun questions in the hopes of winning epic prizes. Plus, you'll be able to snap up happy hour drinks for the duration.

Rose & Crown

Boasting a Tuesday quiz night, Rose & Crown is the Stoke Newington spot that's worth having on your radar. While you're getting in the trivia spirit in its cosy, original interiors, the bar are delving out fish 'n' chips and juicy burgers, which are paired with real ales and whisky.

The Old Tavern

Quiz nights are a vital event at any traditional pub in London and The Old Tavern is no exception. Grab all your cleverest mates and form a team for a night of top trivia, washed down with plenty of pints. To top it off, you can order Mexican grub for the table to fuel your brain.

Crown & Anchor Brixton

Tuesday nights are for quizzing over at Brixton hotspot Crown & Anchor. Head on over to this popular pub to put your knowledge to the test while sipping craft brews and wolfing down tasty eats. The prize? Cash for the top two and a bottle of wine for third place.

The Loose Box

Looking for one of the best pub quizzes in London? Head over to The Loose Box in Westminster where their brainteasing trivia night will have you answering questions on a range of topics. Held every Tuesday, you'll be tested on everything from history and nature to sports and pop culture.


Fancy getting all competitive with pals? Fuller's has just what you need. Head along to the cool range of pub quizzes spanning across the city, in venues from Hammersmith's The Blue Boat to The Fence in Farringdon, where you'll use your general knowledge skills to win prizes. 

St John’s Tavern

Grab all your pals and head down to St. John's Tavern in Clapham for their Tuesday pub quiz nights. With free drinks, cold hard cash and cheeky jackpots up for grabs, you'll want to make sure you're on the team with all your cleverest mates.

The Rosemary Branch Theatre

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.

Market House

Fancy testing your Taylor Swift knowledge? Then be sure to Market House's awesome Swifty-themed quiz night at its Coldharbour Lane location. Not only will there be rounds dedicated to the best-loved artist, but her songs will be played throughout. Sign us up.

Prince of Wales

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.

Old White Lion

Put your noggins to the test over at The Old White Lion, which holds one of the best pub quizzes in East Finchley. While you battle it out with the other teams, tuck into a tasty selection of elevated pub classics, plus sip from a range of craft beers and cask ales.

The Birds

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.

Sporting Page

Finish your week off with a bang by heading over to Sporting Page's fun-filled Sunday quiz. Found in Chelsea, this joint is the perfect place to test your trivia, boasting a £50 bar tab for the winning team. Even better, there are delicious seafood dishes and tasty tipples to enjoy while play.

The Westbury

After quiz nights in North London? The Westbury is a boozer offering them up alongside a fine selection of cocktails, spritzes, ciders, well-kept real ales and craft beers. Head down on a Tuesday with your team and put your trivia brains to work.

The Commercial

Sometimes, after a long ol' week we fancy a pub quiz to let loose and test our knowledge. Luckily, The Commercial on Herne Hill has a quiz that can't be missed. Expect plenty of cool questions along with a fantastic range of craft beer and burgers.

The Four Thieves

Every Tuesday, The Four Thieves welcomes Boogaloo Stu to host its epic pub quiz. Bringing with him 80s bangers and a quiff that just won't quit, this hilarious dude offers you an interactive quiz that brings in music clips, picture rounds and more.