Nightlife

Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Clerkenwell, Shoreditch & Spitalfields

Cocktail Trading Co

In an area famous for its edgy, don't-give-a-damn attitude, this exquisite cocktail bar stands out for its classiness and cocktail confidence. The drinks are truly unrivalled, from the flavours to the presentation –…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Clerkenwell, Shoreditch & Spitalfields

Zetter Townhouse Cocktail Lounge

Tucked away behind an unassuming door on St John's Sq, this ground-floor bar is decorated with plush armchairs, stuffed animal heads and a legion of lamps. The cocktail list takes its theme from the area’s distillin…
Top Choice Pub in Clerkenwell, Shoreditch & Spitalfields

Fox & Anchor

Behind the Fox & Anchor's wonderful art nouveau facade is a stunning traditional Victorian pub that has retained its three beautiful snugs at the back of the bar. Fully celebrating its proximity to Smithfield Ma…
Top Choice Bar in Clerkenwell, Shoreditch & Spitalfields

Queen of Hoxton

This industrial-chic bar has a games room, basement and varied music nights (including oddballs such as dance lessons and ukulele jamming sessions), but the real drawcard is the vast rooftop bar, decked out with flo…
Top Choice Bar in Clerkenwell, Shoreditch & Spitalfields

Cargo

Cargo is one of London’s most eclectic clubs. Under its brick railway arches you’ll find a dance floor, a bar and an outside terrace adorned with two original Banksy images. The music policy (hip-hop, pop, R&B a…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Clerkenwell, Shoreditch & Spitalfields

Worship St Whistling Shop

While the name is Victorian slang for a place selling illicit booze, this subterranean drinking den's master mixologists explore the experimental limits of cocktail chemistry and aromatic science, as well as concoct…
Top Choice Pub in Clerkenwell, Shoreditch & Spitalfields

Ye Olde Mitre

A delightfully cosy historic pub with an extensive beer selection, tucked away in a backstreet off Hatton Garden, Ye Olde Mitre was built in 1546 for the servants of Ely Palace. There’s no music, so rooms echo only …
Club in Clerkenwell, Shoreditch & Spitalfields

Fabric

London's leading club, Fabric's three separate dance floors in a huge converted cold store opposite Smithfield meat market draw impressive queues (buy tickets online). FabricLive (on selected Fridays) rumbles with d…
Gay & Lesbian in Clerkenwell, Shoreditch & Spitalfields

Glory

A charming cast has taken over this cosy corner pub, transforming it into one of London's most legendary queer cabaret venues. Order a Twink in Pink or a Schlong Island Iced Tea from the cocktail list and brace your…
Bar in Clerkenwell, Shoreditch & Spitalfields

333 Mother

Hoxton’s true old-timer, Mother just keeps going, despite its hipness halo slipping slightly. It's quite a relaxed affair on weekdays, when sipping drinks on the roof terrace is really very pleasant. Things heat up …