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.

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Last updated on 16th July 2024

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. 

Three Colts Tavern

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Three Colts Tavern is a fantastic East London pub, blending traditional and modern styling in a venue situated just moments away from Bethnal Green tube station. They host a quiz night every two weeks complete with unique themes, quirky challenges and a cracking cash prize - all for just £2 entry per person. You won't go thirsty during this fun event either, as they've got 14 taps of beer and cask ale alongside an extensive list of wines or cocktails.

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.

The Four Thieves

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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.

Gosnells Of London

With educational quiz nights relating to all things bees, honey and pollinators, Gosnells Of London's Bermondsey taproom has your back for unique brain-teasers. Tap into the hive mind of your group, all while sipping on mead.


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. 

The Phoenix Events

The Phoenix in Cavendish Square is the perfect place to test your knowledge, with their regular themed quizzes. Whether you're after musical questions, game shows or a chance to flex your expertise on TV shows and films like Friends, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia or Harry Potter, this is the place for you.

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.

Brewhouse & Kitchen Hoxton

If you're looking for a fun pub quiz in East London, then venture over to Brewhouse & Kitchen Hoxton on a Tuesday. Test your knowledge at this brilliant, weekly event for the chance to win prizes. And while you play? Get stuck into freshly poured beers and tasty food.

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.

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.

Quiz Boxing

Uppercut, double-jab and hook your friends as you surpass them on the leaderboard at Quiz Boxing - the quirky Camden venue that gives you the chance to be the star of your very own TV quiz show. Take to the podium and work your way through rounds of TV, sports, geography and much more, with fun interactive elements along the way. Tickets cost £25 per person for an hour-long experience, with room for up to 12 players at a time.


When it comes to quiz nights in Fitzrovia, FAIM has just what you need. Head inside this crackin' joint, where you'll get to take part in the best-loved trivia event which covers all sorts of general knowledge. That's not all, there's live music and entertainment here too.

Brackenbury Brews

Brackenbury Brews is hosting a brilliant monthly quiz night over at FAIM. Assemble your team and head over to have your knowledge well and truly tested as the host churns out their list of head-scratching questions. Up for grabs? A range of prizes, from a £100 bar tab to a fine bottle of wine.

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.


Test out your general knowledge at Rolling Stock's Quiz Night every Thursday. Gather under the arches on Kingsland Road and bring your smartphone to take part in this interactive event. From pop culture to sports, each round has a £20 bar tab prize to keep things interesting. 

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.

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 Star of Kings

Decked out with floral wallpaper, rose gold light fixtures and a karaoke room upstairs, it's no wonder The Star of Kings is a great party destination in Kings Cross. It's also home to a fun-filled quiz every Tuesday night, run by a resident master who's 'had over thirty years in the business. Entry is £2 each and you can expect the likes of picture rounds, music and more, plus tasty grub from Breddos Tacos.