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 August 2022

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

311 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. 

Old White Lion

67 user reviews 4

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 Honor Oak

202 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.

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.

The Loose Box

56 user reviews 4

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.

The Mayflower

6 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 Four Thieves

21 user reviews 5

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.

The Birds

149 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 Commercial

0 user reviews 4

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.


635 user reviews 5

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. 

Bubble Pop Brunch

47 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 Clapham North

320 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 Bedford

228 user reviews 4

Reckon you've got what it takes to win The Bedford's pop quiz? The Balham pub's event tests your knowledge on music, TV and film every Monday in their club room every Monday, so head on over for a fabulous start to the week. To fuel you through, choose from all kinds of tasty grub and drinks.

The Lord Palmerston

498 user reviews 4

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.

The Ladywell Tavern

94 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. 

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.

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.

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 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.

St John’s Tavern

10 user reviews 4

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.

Catford Bridge Tavern

136 user reviews 4

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.

Fancy testing your general knowledge? Then check out The Rosy Hue's Sunday pub quiz. Head in from 8pm for an awesome range of rounds, including spot the music, mystery voices, TV themes and picture guessing. If you're hungry, check out its hearty menu.

The Rising Sun

155 user reviews 4

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.

The Arnos Arms

1002 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.

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.

The Regent

76 user reviews 5

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.

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.

Royal Oak

205 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.

Fourpure Taproom

109 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.