Do you like cocktails? If so, then Shoreditch has many watering holes and intimate lounges that are just waiting to be discovered.
Are you bored of your local cocktail spot and looking to find somewhere new and exciting? East London’s Looking Glass Cocktail Club fits the bill exactly; emanating eccentric charm and charisma, this Alice in Wonderland-style cocktail bar is known by regulars as Shoreditch’s hidden gem. The Standard has exclaimed: ‘A welcomed oasis on desert-like Hackney road…If you like experimenting and pudding-esque drinks it might be your bag.’ So, what are you waiting for?
Delight in creative cocktails and appetising modern-European plates at Beach Blanket Babylon, a stylish bar located on the area's lively Bethnal Green Road. With interiors that are grand and lavish, yet urban and chic, Beach Blanket Babylon — or 'BBB' as it is otherwise known by the trendy local crowd it attracts — is a unique spot that hosts a variety of eclectic events. Whether you’re craving an espresso martini, a glass of red or a simple salad, treat your taste buds at this fancy spot.
With ‘High-end cocktails, low rent basement’ as its slogan, this trendy bar does exactly what it says on the tin. Radiating a cosy ambience and unique character, punters will be guaranteed a trueexperience. Contrary to the name, you will never forget a night spent at Happiness Forgets thanks to the specialised mixologists and hip crowd.
Spanning across two floors, this quirky bar offers live music, signature cocktails and even sells new release vinyl records. In addition to Old Street Records’ contagious atmosphere, some people go as far as to say that they serve the best pizza in the city! Head on over and enjoy some catchy tunes and a top-notch Happy Hour.
This cool Shoreditch cocktail spot is popular amongst bar crawlers because of the one-of-a-kind twist that keeps liquor-lovers coming back for more. Consisting of three different chambers, you can enter the mysterious wardrobe and find yourself in the secret Back Lounge, very ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ indeed. Enjoy an array of tasty nibbles and eclectic cocktails, and remember not to get lost in the wardrobe!
For the ultimate night out that combines creative cocktails, a selection of tapas and a nightly schedule of vintage jazz, blues, ragtime and swing make sure you head to Nightjar. This coveted bar guarantees a selection of old-school favourite drinks as well as new, innovative recipes that will leave a lasting impression. Inventive and delicious, guests can choose from an extensive cocktail list that includes signature drinks and sharing cocktails as well as a satisfying choice of carefully curated dishes.