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 17th May 2022

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. 

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.

Think you're a bit of a brainy buck? Then test your knowledge over at The Lord Palmerston's quiz. Taking place every Thursday, this event will see you putting your teams' heads together to answer a series of head-scratching questions in the hopes of winning the £50 bar tab.

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.

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.

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. 

Fancy testing your knowledge? Now you can with KERB Counter's quiz night in Shoreditch. Not only will this be hosted by drag queen and Geri Halliwell's dupe, Just May, but there will also be flowing drinks to keep thirsty revellers satisfied. 

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.

Looking for fun quiz nights in London? The Rising Sun is fronting fabulous trivia nights, perfect for those looking for activities in Richmond. Plus, the venue provides all the pints of beer you'll need, alongside scrumptious scran if you get a bit peckish.

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.

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.

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.

Looking to put your knowledge to the test? Over in North London, The Snooty Fox holds a pub quiz every Tuesday that offers up fabulous prizes and top banter. And while you play, knock back all kinds of delicious craft beer, tuck into Asian-influenced grub and more.

South London's Catford Bridge Tavern is bringing some fun to your Wednesday with its weekly pub quizzes. Grab the crew and spend an evening answering a range of general knowledge, celeb and geography rounds at this cosy watering hole.

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. 

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.

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.  

On the hunt for a pub quiz? Hackney Wick haunt The Lock Inn is hosting them regularly, with plenty of craft beers from local breweries ready and waiting for you too. Better yet, it's dog-friendly, so you can invite the whole family to join in the fun.

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 City Summer House on Sat, 18th Jun 2022 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

If you're looking for hella fun quiz events in London, The Game Show at City Summer House is where it's at. Hosted by Good Time Gals, this unique goings-on will see you competing to win. And if that wasn't good enough, there's a load of food and drink available too.

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.

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.

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.

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.