The Best Secret Bars in London
If you’re looking for somewhere unique and off the beaten track for a cheeky drink in the Capital, then these secret spots are perfect for you.
Step back to the Victorian era with this atmospheric spot. Situated in Liverpool Street, the Victorian Bath House is open by appointment only and never fails to impress.
Address: Bishopsgate Churchyard, London, EC2M 3TJ
Telephone: 020 3918 7290
Shrouded in secrecy, this Central London drinking spot excels in modern cocktails that showcase a nod to the Far East. Think pineapple shrub with lime. Easily missed, but seldom forgotten.
Address: 15-16, Gerrard St, London, W1D 6JE
Telephone: 020 7734 7276
Sat in the heart of Dalston on the Kingsland Road, this happening basement bar will enchant you with its electric atmosphere. Expect to be wowed by its prohibition-style décor and imaginative cocktail menu.
Address: 76 Stoke Newington Rd, London, N16 7XB
Telephone: 020 7923 3966
This secret bar is largely unknown to even those who live in the neighbourhood. Step inside a Mac repair shop in Bethnal Green and you’ll discover a charming bar packed with antiques, vintage furniture and atmosphere.
Address: 489 Hackney Rd, London, E2 9ED
Telephone: 07492 499993
Travel back to the roaring 20s with this in-demand prohibition style bar. Expect to find live jazz performances and DJ sets in this unique venue. Furthermore, the bar is lit entirely by just candles.
Address: secret London location (divulged by email after ticket purchase)
Telephone: 07768 628788
As the name suggests, you’ll find this bar tucked away in a converted luggage room. To enter this secret Mayfair hangout, you’ll first need to find the black door and then give your name to the person behind the hatch. It’s worth the search.
Address: The Luggage Room, Grosvenor Square, London, W1K 6JP
Telephone: 0207 493 1232
Named after the jazz collective, this Hackney-based bar sits under the popular Broadway Market. It’s the perfect hangout for intimate drinks and therefore highly recommended for date night.
Address: 63-65 Broadway Market, London, E8 4PH
Telephone: 020 7112 9312
Any South Londoner worth their salt will be in-the-know about this highly sought-over secret hideout. It’s renowned for its lively parties, killer cocktails and unmissable street food.
Address: 89B Acre Ln, Brixton, London, SW2 5TN
Telephone: 07514 753063
If you find yourself in Liverpool Street for after-work drinks, then we’ve got just the place for you. The Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town is as cool as they come. Where else would you enter a premises via a fridge door?
Address: 12-16 Artillery Ln, London E1 7LS
Telephone: 020 7078 9639
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