Dive Bars in London

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Sometimes the plush surroundings of your favourite wine bar are just not what the doctor ordered. Luckily our city is littered with some fantastic, atmospheric Speakeasies, Neighbourhood Bars and Basement Bars. Call them what you will, Dive Bars are all the rage - let your hair down and take your pick from our selection of the best Dive Bars in London.
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100 Hoxton Street, Shoreditch, London, N1 6SG
(020) 7729 1444

100 Hoxton is a stylish restaurant offering an innovative fusion menu where East meets West. With a striking interior, 100 Hoxton is ideal for any occasion.

  • Stylish restaurant in the heart of Hoxton
  • Offering an innovative fusion menu
  • Where East meets West
  • Private dining room available for hire
  • 100 Hoxton is ideal for any occasion

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Aces and Eights

#539

Aces and Eights is a saloon bar found on Tufnell Park's Fortess Road. The venue offers a wide choice of American beers, whiskies, cocktails and bourbons alongside a menu of pizzas and pastas. The jukebox plays classic rock n roll tracks and it's speakeasy styled basement venue hosts live music and comedy.

156-158 Fortess Road, Tufnell Park, London, NW5 2HP
(020) 7485 4033

The Alibi

#1186

The Alibi is a DJ bar run by the cult London underground creative-collective Real Gold.

91 Kingsland High Street, Dalston, London, E8 2PB
(020) 7249 2733

Crobar

#209

Crobar is a lively, upbeat venue popular among locals and visitors to the area alike, with comfortable seating areas and stylish decor in which to enjoy some serious rock.

17 Manette Street, Soho, London, W1D 4AS
(020) 7439 0831
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Fifty Five at The Oak

Fifty Five at The Oak


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.

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Fifty Five Bar and Lounge

Fifty Five Bar and Lounge

#40

31 Jamestown Road, Camden, London, NW1 7DB
(020) 7424 9054

Fifty Five Bar and Lounge is a high end cocktail bar manned by professionally trained bartenders with over 45 years of combined experience. Fifty Five rocks out party tunes ranging from the 70s right up to the present day - never leave your air guitar at home!

With a fantastic private bar available to hire, the menu consists of 180 cocktails; from much loved classics to modern creations there is something for every drinker. With two for one offers as well as an impressive selection of beers and wines, Fifty Five is a superb choice for those seeking a fun, relaxed and friendly environment.

Nightjar

#1617

The Nightjar is a speakeasy found in Old Street, they serve an extensive choice of signature cocktails and host regular music throughout the week.

129 City Road, Old Street, London, EC1V 1JB
(020) 7253 4101

The Old Queens Head

#12

The Old Queens Head offers a spectacular setting with its bespoke chandeliers and its 16th Century fireplaces. The Old Queens Head is also a live performance venue with regular DJ nights, perfect for dancing the night away in the upstairs club area.

44 Essex Road, Islington, London, N1 8LN
(020) 7354 9993
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The Old School Yard

The Old School Yard

#11

111 Long Lane, London Bridge, London, SE1 4PH
(020) 7357 6281

The Old School Yard is a fun bar that serves a wide choice of cocktails, spirits and lagers. The resident DJs spin classic old skool tracks that will have you skidding across the dance floor once again.

Slim Jims Liquor Store

#34

Slim Jims Liquor Store is a welcome addition to Islington being the UK's first LA style dive bar. With their diner style seating, neon lights and extensive range of drinks, Slim Jims has a great atmosphere. They also have regular live music and a selection of rock and roll on their juke box.

112 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 1QN
(020) 7354 4364