Best Happy Hours In London

Why beat around the bush - getting the rounds in when you’re out drinking in London usually hits those pockets hard. If you’re fed up of spending big and seeking a thrifty alternative, we’ve got just the guide for you. Check out our run down of the best happy hours in London and unearth the capital’s most wallet-friendly places to get a drink; from 2-4-1 on cocktails through to half price bottles of wine.

Last updated on 13th December 2021




Looking for cheap drinks and classic American eats? Head to your nearest Belushi's where they're running one of London's best happy hours throughout the week. Get 2-for-1 on cocktails and beers, as well as bottles of prosecco for less than £20.

Nordic Bar

426 user reviews 4

Head to Nordic Bar to indulge in Scandinavian food and drink and week-round happy hours, including 50% off wine, beers and spirits 5-7pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. If that isn't enough to entice you, there's also a ping pong table, with regular tournaments taking place for dab hands, all accompanied by DJs spinning the freshest new tunes around.

The Crosswall

80 user reviews 4

Set Menu - 2 courses and a cocktail for £17.95 or 3 courses and a cocktails at £22.95 and 3 other offers

Enjoy luxury without breaking the bank at The Crosswall, a swanky bar in the City of London's thriving metropolis. With great deals such as 2-4-1 on selected cocktails from 5pm and going on all night every weekday, you'd be bonkers not head on down for some real good nosh and crackin' drinks deals. 

One name sounds louder than most when it comes to happy hours in London, and that is Simmons. With venues across the city, from King's Cross to Soho, the neon-clad bars slash prices on their teapot concoctions daily.

Barrio Brixton

198 user reviews 4

2 Hour Bottomless Drinks £35 - and 3 other offers

Fusing a Latin American feel-good factor with a local community feel, Barrio's Amigo Hour specials offer great savings on all drinks throughout the week. There for you Monday to Thursday 4-8pm (until 7pm on Friday and Saturday), head here straight after work and cash in on beer, wine and cocktail deals. Check in at their Angel and Soho outposts for some similar Amigo Hour antics.

Bonito Lunes and 2 other offers

Head to Salvador and Amanda near Leicester Square between 5 and 8pm, Monday to Friday when the fiesta is fuelled by great happy hours. Choose from four bottles of beer, a bottle of wine or a litre of Sangria for under £15 whilst chowing down on some authentic tapas dishes at this lively basement tapas restaurant and bar.

Disrepute

135 user reviews 5

If you're keen for a bit of fancy cocktail-sipping in a stunningly stylish bar, Disrepute in Soho should be next on your list. The sleek drinking den boasts an aperitivo hour Sunday-Thursday from 4pm until 6pm, where a selection of mixes are available for just £8.

Bar Rumba

679 user reviews 3

Student Night- Wednesdays. £3 selected drinks with valid Student ID. T's & C's Apply and 1 other offer

Bar Rumba is a late night club close to London's Leicester Square serving up a mix of delectable cocktails, big hits and good party vibes. The commercial music, RnB and pop is the engine of this wild and crazy club but the generous happy hours and drinks promotions do their bit to fuel the spirits.

Tequila Mockingbird Putney

291 user reviews 4

Putney's cool three-floored cocktail bar Tequila Mockingbird boasts one of the best happy hours around. Forget all of that 'one night of the week only' rubbish, this spot offers bargain bevs every night. What's more DesignMyNight users get their own happy hour which lasts all night Sunday - Thursday with 2-4-1 cocktails until close.

Swift Shoreditch

66 user reviews 5

Coming in hot with this one. A strong contender for the best happy hours in London, Swift Shoreditch is serving up pretty and potent cocktails for just £6 every day before 7pm - making ideal for afterwork drinks, date nights or catch-ups with your mates.

The Three Compasses

172 user reviews 5

If you're looking for a great pub in Hackney, this East End spot should be on your radar. You'll find vegan burgers, veggie dishes and slap-up roast dinners come the weekend. Plus, local craft beers and enticing drinks deals make it one that won't break the bank, including buy one get one half price on beer.

The Lucky Voice collective are the biggest and best Karaoke bars you'll set your singing voice on. If you take to their sessions, get behind the mic with your mates and enjoy some of their night of the week offers including Facebook Fridays where if you check in, you can enjoy 1 hour of free singing. Ahhhhh!