Searching the London bar scene for some bargain prices in the city? Look no further than our handy guide to cheap drinks at London bars. We've uncovered several enticing venues guaranteed to provide a range of drinks at affordable prices so before you venture out for the evening, take a look at our current recommended list of cheap drinks at London bars.
More Cheap Drinks at London Bars
A swanky option on Clapham High Street with cheap beverages on the exotic cocktail menu.
64 Clapham High Street, Clapham, London, SW4 7UL
(020) 7627 2535
All Bar One Leicester Square is a good choice before hitting the clubs on account of the fact that you don’t need to take out a loan to afford a drink here.
48 Leicester Square, Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7LU
(020) 3846 1451
Plenty of affordable options at this reliable All Bar One venue in Shad Thames.
Butlers Wharf, 34 Shad Thames, Bermondsey, London, SE1 2YG
(020) 7940 9771
This Samuel Smiths pub offers extremely cheap pints and food in pleasant, warming surroundings.
61 St Giles High Street, London, WC2H 8LE
(020) 7240 2876
18-20 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London, EC1M 4AY
(020) 7336 6099
Barsmith is a vibrant cocktail bar on St John Street that specialises in house-infused spirits and cocktails.
Visit during Happy Hour (Sunday-Thursday 17:00-20:00 and Friday-Saturday 18:00-20:00) or stick with the trusted Bartender’s Choice and get 2-4-1 on selected cocktails all night from Sunday-Thursday.
16-18 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London, E1 6AN
(020) 7377 1238
Cocktails are surprisingly inexpensive with prices dropping even further during happy hour.
14a Hammersmith Broadway, Shepherds Bush Road, Hammersmith, London, W6 7AL
(020) 8741 8173
48-50 Camden High Street, Camden Town, London, NW1 0LT
(020) 7388 1012
Belushis is popular for late nights out in Camden, boasting a late licence and plenty of cocktails. The venue is popular for live rock bands whilst DJs are on hand throughout the week.
To sample some of their signature cocktails, Browns prices start at £3.95.
47 Maddox Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 2PG
(020) 7491 4565
The Champion has heritage aplenty within its chic interior and the drinks prices are the icing on the cake.
11-12 Wells Street, London, W1T 3PA
(020) 7323 1228
2-5 St Johns Square, Clerkenwell, London, EC1M 4DE
(020) 7608 2117
Clerkenwell and Social is a cocktail bar in St John's Square that has quirky features and installations. Set over two floors, this spacious venue offers artisanal cocktails made with in-house infused liqueurs and spirits. Clerkenwell and Social also offers Italian inspired bar snacks, pasta and handmade pizzas.
Too cool for school and with plenty of affordable beverages on offer, if the indie kids in the area aren’t attending classes at Kingston University, this is where you’ll find them on Mill Street.
16 Mill Street, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2RF
(020) 8546 3978
10 Clapham High Street, Clapham, London, SW4 7UT
(020) 7720 5678
Fifty Five at The Oak is the sister bar of the popular Fifty Five Bar and Lounge in Camden. Offering a selection of cocktails, craft beers and fresh handmade pizzas, Fifty Five at The Oak is open until 2:30am, seven nights a week.
With a colourful, creative retro appeal, The Junction is a student haven crammed full of all of the essentials needed to keep its clientele entertained. A visit here won’t break the bank. 'Crunch Night' on Tuesdays sees drinks starting at £1.25.
9 Gayton Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 2DH
(020) 8426 0947
Ku Bar is a popular gay bar located on Frith Street. They serve a variety of Prohibition era cocktails and freshly baked cakes and light bites.
25 Frith Street, Soho, London, W1D 5LB
(020) 7287 7986
Enjoy the £1.50 a drink deal every day/night Sunday to Thursday. Options include mixers with Bacardi, Malibu, and Archers, and Carlsberg and Strongbow.
30 Lisle Street, Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7BA
(020) 7437 4303
You can buy a bottle Santa Carolina wine (£7.49) at little more than what you’d pay for a glass in other establishments. Likewise, as if paying under two quid for a pint of Carlsberg (£1.99) wasn’t good enough, watch for promotions that can see prices drop as low as £1.50 for a pint of Ruddles or £1.79 for Greene King IPA.
155 Percival Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 1QT
(020) 8363 2864
If you’re trying to pick fault with the Lincoln Lounge then you won’t have anything to complain about with the drink selection or the prices.
52 York Way, Kings Cross, London, N1 9AB
(020) 7837 9339
Drinks prices at Lock 17 are also pretty reasonable for Camden, with standard pints and spirit-and-mixers both costing around or under £3.
11 East Yard, Camden, London, NW1 8AL
(020) 7428 5929
The prices at this pub are hard to beat. You've got the atmosphere of a relatively modern pub with the prices of an estate local.
48 Stoke Newington Road, Hackney, London, N16 7XJ
(020) 7254 1104
Plenty of cheap beers, wine and cider at the famous Monty in New Cross.
289 Queens Road, New Cross, London, SE15 2PA
(020) 7639 4923
Enjoy a reasonably-priced tipple at this Muswell Hill branch of the famous O'Neills chain.
87 Muswell Hill Broadway, Highgate, London, N10 3HA
(020) 8883 7382
Plenty of affordable yet excellent tipples available at this Soho branch of the famous chain.
37-38 Great Marlborough Street, Soho, London, W1F 7JF
The Phoenix Artist Club is a theatrical late night bar that acts as a members club for actors with affordable beverages across the board.
1 Phoenix Street, St Giles, London, WC2H 8BU
(020) 7836 1077
Very inexpensive boozer on Hoxton Street with most pints under £3.
41 Hoxton Street, Hoxton, London, N1 6NH
(0207) 729 7920
With just a £3 cover charge to catch big movies and low food and drink prices, Roxy Bar and Screen is a good way to avoid the crunch whilst not sacrificing style and substance.
128-132 Borough High Street, Borough, London, SE1 1LB
(020) 7407 4057
This sleek bar reels in the punters with some great deals for the City.
23 St Mary Axe, The City, London, EC3A 8LL
(020) 7929 0245
The Slug and Lettuce on Fetter Lane is an ideal spot for a cheeky drink after work, minus the price tag.
5-11 Fetter Lane, Holborn, London, EC4A 1BR
0845 126 2905
Sample reasonably priced wines at the Galleon with real ales and bottled beers coming in at around £3.
48 Greenwich Church Street, Greenwich, London, SE10 9BL
020 8858 3664
Amazing value for money at the Swimmer, and you can expect some change from a twenty if you purchase anything on the wine list.
13 Eburne Road, Holloway, London, N7 6AR
(020) 7281 4632