Party Earth Review While it’s true that prohibition-style speakeasies are nothing new, The Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town may be the only one that’s accessed through a refrigerator. A retro SMEG handcrafted in Italy, to be exact, that’s inauspiciously tucked in the corner of the cozy American-style diner The Breakfast Club. After asking staff ... more
12-16 Artillery Lane
London E1 7LS
Party Earth Review In the heart of gritty Brick Lane is 93 Feet East, a live music institution that provides a platform for new and established acts and that has been part of the cutting-edge club scene for the past decade. Upcoming bands from all over the world and many signed bands like Kaiser Chiefs, The White Stripes, and Radiohead grace ... more
150 Brick Lane
London E1 6QL
Reviewed by Maura P.
"Great Bar in Soho to go for pre-drinks or even party until the end. Stuff is awesome, great music and good atmosphere. ..." more
23-25 Old Compton Street
London W1D 5JL
Reviewed by Tara R.
"My Take: It’s unfortunate that the Salisbury is part of the Taylor-Walker family of pubs. The longer I live in London, the more I am attracted to loca ..." more
90 St. Martins Lane
London WC2N 4AP
Party Earth Review Full of separate rooms – each with its own menu – not to mention a flamboyant decor and ever-quirky themes, Piccadilly Institute is a labyrinthine club that’s equal parts kitsch and glam. Noir, the first small dance floor, goes for a sultry vibe with crystal antler chandeliers, skull-patterned wallpaper, and DJs spinning ... more
1 Piccadilly Circus
London W1J 0DA
Party Earth Review Part casual country pub and part swanky Parisian saloon, Jerusalem Bar and Kitchen is a little subterranean joint serving up Middle Eastern-inspired comfort food and a spirited after-dark cocktail scene. Descending stairs that look more like a fire escape than the passageway to a bustling eatery, executives from the nearby ... more
33–34 Rathbone Place
London W1T 1JN
Party Earth Review Tropical Polynesian meets London chic at Kona Kai, a hopping Fulham bar where big groups of friends go to drink flaming fruity cocktails and act like luna-tikis on the dance floor every weekend. Although South Sea-themed joints can be on the divey side, this venue draws a smartly dressed crowd of area professionals ... more
515 Fulham Road
London SW6 1HD
Party Earth Review Rio comes to London via Guanabara, a trendy, festive club and restaurant in which two spacious bars serving tasty fruit mojitos and caipirinhas overlook a dining area that transforms into a packed dance floor once live Brazilian acts and professional dancers take the stage. Given the club’s incredible energy level and diverse ... more
London WC2B 5PW
Reviewed by Leighanne O.
"With its very accessible location of being right by Kings Cross, The Big Chill House is the place to go if you want to just grab a drink with your fri ..." more
257-259 Pentonville Road
London N1 9NL
Bar / Beer Garden
Party Earth Review Walking into Elk Bar can feel like entering a cabin in the middle of the Adirondacks, save for the rowdy young regulars who are far more preppy professional than plaid-clad lumberjack. This spacious, high-ceilinged bar has deep red walls and hardwood floors, pictures of mountain habitats, and that sort of fake rural ... more
587 Fulham Road
London SW6 5UA
Party Earth Review Confidently named after East London’s trendiest borough, The Shoreditch lives up to its moniker with a cool vibe, hip décor, and fashionable clientele. An unusual collection of decorative items ranging from pink flamingos, vintage paintings, and saloon mirrors to a golden pineapple lamp and authentic tiger skin nailed to ... more
145 Shoreditch High Street
London E1 6JE
London is a celebrated party mecca that has been going strong with a hopping social scene for decades. While renowned for the ever-stylish "it" crowd that fills its venues, this city also caters to laid-back libation lovers. With ample variety all across town, London happy hours are just as diverse as the people who live in this lively metropolis.
From the moment the typical workday starts winding down at 5pm, weary-eyed Londoners make their way to the streets in search of the nearest watering hole, which is never far. Groups of friends also take advantage of happy hours in London to make the most of their money before a big night out.
Zebrano Soho is a great London happy hour hotspot that suits all types of patrons. With suits and army boots seated side-by-side, this place is welcoming both in atmosphere and drink deals, which are held Monday through Thursday from 5–8pm. With half price booze and oodles of space to kick back, this is a popular haunt for the after-work crowd.
The Roxy in Soho is the ideal London happy hour for younger, more tenacious partiers. With a mix of twenty-somethings and young professionals running the show, this joint has an electric vibe that draws denizens to its half-price wine and beer, served during its daily happy hour from 5–8:30pm.