In these difficult times, it might be worth considering boning up on the best happy hours at London bars currently available. Don't worry, we've done the research (and a jolly time we had too). Take your pick from our selection of happy hours at London bars and pubs and get the most from the city's best deals during the credit crunch.
123 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London, E1 6JE
(020) 7613 3554
The Corner Shop is a bustling neighbourhood venue, offering a host of great music, food, sport and comedy throughout the year. Happy hour also available throughout the week.
68-70 Clapham High Street, Clapham, London, SW4 7UL
(020) 7627 2726
The best 2-4-1 offer ever! On Cocktails, House spirits, Wine & Beer.
Complimentary Thai platter when you spend £17.00 before 9.00PM. 2-4-1 until 11PM Sunday – Thursday and until 9PM Friday & Saturday.
247-249 Lavender Hill, Clapham, London, SW11 1JW
(020) 7223 8866
Clapham's only Tiki bar is heavily influenced by all things Polynesian and tropical, making this a great alternative place to enjoy happy hour drinks. Experience a taste of the tropics with an ‘Aloha’ vibe!
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91 Battersea Rise, Battersea, London, SW11 1HW
(020) 3640 3229
It’s worth noting that cocktails are 2-4-1 between 17:00- 20:00 every night at Adventure Bar and all evening on Sundays.
38 Clapham High Street, Clapham, London, SW4 7UR
(020) 3640 3229
Not only are two cocktails just £9 every evening from 5-8pm, but every Monday-Thursday the bartender will select a cocktail to be on discount for the day and Sundays see happy hour prices on all cocktails... all night!
Happy hours are perfect for those after work drinkers in the city - 5pm to 10pm.
Minster Court, 3 Mincing Lane, The City, London, EC3R 7AA
(020) 7929 8399
Amber is a stylish and vibrant venue that offers a wide choice of drinks.
1 Ropemaker Street, Moorgate, London, EC2Y 9AW
(020) 7382 1690
Cool bar in Peckham with affordable beverages across the drinks menu.
213 Blenheim Grove, Peckham, London, SE15 4QL
(020) 7635 6643
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.
It’s worth making the most of the daily happy hour between 17:00 - 19:00 where all cocktails are 2-4-1, or 18:00 until midnight on Sundays.
16-18 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London, E1 6AN
(020) 7377 1238
161-165 Borough High Street, Southwark, London, SE1 1HR
(020) 7939 9700
Belushis is a fantastic drinking and dining experience that is created from a combination of dishes, drinks and entertainment inspired from around the globe. The ambiance is vibrant and exciting and is a reflection of the mixed crowd that are drawn to this venue.
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.
A happy hour that runs from 17:00 - 19:00 means that many cocktails are 2-4-1, which further improves the excellent value for money that this bar offers.
6-7 Great Newport Street, Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7JB
(020) 7580 1960
124-127 Minories, Tower Hill, London, EC3N 1NT
(020) 7632 2218
Dirty Martini is a glamorous cocktail bar with an effortlessly cool interior. Dirty Martini on Minories brings incredible cocktails and a friendly atmosphere to Tower Hill.
10C Hanover Square, Mayfair, London, W1S 1JH
(020) 7632 2087
The Dirty Martini Happy Hours run from 5pm-10pm, Monday to Thursday, and 5pm-8pm on Friday and Saturday at this smart cocktail bar in Hanover Square.
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.
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.
Happy hour at Firefly is 6pm-8pm Monday to Friday, with 2-4-1 on all classic cocktails.
3 Station Parade, Balham High Road, Balham, London, SW12 9AZ
(020) 8673 9796
25 Canonbury Lane, Islington, London, N1 2AS
(020) 7226 0955
Get two house cocktails for £10 everyday before 7pm at this Canonbury Lane cocktail bar.
The Gable has an excellent happy hour from 5-7pm, with 50% off the drinks, including bottles of wine.
Ground Floor, 25 Moorgate, The City, London, EC2R 6AR
(020) 7330 0950
Happy hour runs everyday from 5pm-7pm, offering £5 cocktails and a bottle of house wine for £10.
114 Junction Road, Tufnell Park, London, N19 5LB
(020) 7561 0779
Jewel is a trendy and stylish venue located in Piccadilly Circus. Highly trained mixologists create a wide choice of modern and traditional cocktails which can be enjoyed in one of five cool themed rooms.
4-6 Glasshouse Street, Piccadilly Circus, London, W1B 5DQ
(020) 7478 0780
This elegant City wine bar has some spectacular drinks at half price during happy hour from 5pm to 7pm.
Minster Pavement, Minster Court, The City, London, EC3R 7PP
(020) 7283 2838
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.
58-60 Carter Lane, London, EC4V 5EA
(020) 7489 7777
Who said chain bars in The City have to be high on price and low on quality? Patch argues the point and makes a convincing case with happy hours from 17:00 - 19:00 Sunday to Friday.
The London Pavillion, London, W1J 0DA
(020) 7287 8008
Happy hour operates daily from 5-8pm, when drinks are two for one.
The very happiest hours guaranteed at the Roxy from 17:00 - 19:30.
3-5 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 1HJ
(020) 7255 1098
Trafik’s happy hours offer great discounts on premium brands and take place on Monday and Tuesday 5.30pm until 11pm, Wednesday and Thursday 5.30pm until 9pm, and Friday and Saturday 5.30pm until 8pm.
331 Old Street, Hoxton, London, EC1V 9LE
(020) 7613 0234
180 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 4JY
(020) 7251 9363
The Well is located in the middle of Clerkenwell and serves modern gastro pub style cuisine. They offer a good range of beers and wines in plush and stylish surroundings.
The happy hour is one of the best offers – Monday to Saturday 4pm-7pm, £2.80 on selected pints.
1a Sutherland Street, Victoria, London, SW1V 4LD
(020) 7233 6133
On Thursday night between 6pm-2am, The Winchester runs a great 2-4-1 on all cocktails.
2 Essex Road, Angel, London, N1 8LN
(020) 7704 8789