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 9th September 2020




Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

189 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. 

The Honor Oak

46 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.

The Arnos Arms

426 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.

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. 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 Mere Scribbler

200 user reviews 4

Head down to Streatham Common where The Mere Scribbler offers an unbeatable Sunday night experience with their pub quiz. With a mix of general knowledge, picture rounds, music intro questions and fun puzzles, it makes for a great end to the week - even if you don't scoop that £50 top prize.

Fourpure Basecamp

40 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. 

The Birds

29 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.

Royal Oak

116 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.

Spectacular Pub Quizzes

46 user reviews 5

Fancy winning the Geller cup? Well now's your chance as the ultimate Friends quiz returns to Harlem Soul, complete with margaritas, Smelly Cat singalongs and plenty more. Could there be a better way to spend your week nights? We sincerely doubt it. 

@ The Prince of Wales Brixton on Wednesday 23rd September 2020 and 2 other dates

This Brixton haunt just got way more fun, as Musical Bingo has landed and is going to be taking you on an epic journey through songs from various decades and genres. Anything can happen, so expect mystery boxes, big gambles and killer questions at this quirky quiz night.

Union Tavern

21 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.

Rally your brainiest mates and head over to Revolution's monthly quiz for a tasty meal and the chance to win a mega £100 bar tab. Over the night your general knowledge will be put to the test as you compete against other teams over a number of general knowledge rounds.  

The Old Queen's Head

113 user reviews 3

The Old Queen's Head's Tuesday night spectacular has got a reputation on the circuit as one of the most outrageous quizzes in town. Grab your nearest and dearest and huddle up for an evening of general knowledge and ridiculousness at this Islington fave.

The Rectory

31 user reviews 5

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.