If your desire for a spot of competition spills over into your social time, you may be interested in our recommended list of quiz nights in London pubs. Pub quizzes are consistently popular in town and have proven to be quite the money spinner for managers and landlords. A well planned and intelligent pub quiz can really make a night out go with a bang, so for a guide to who holds the best quiz nights in London pubs, take a scroll down.
More Quiz Nights in London Pubs
The Alliance serves traditional pub food and bar snacks every day of the week. It also offers a choice of beers, wines, spirits and real ales.
40-42 Mill Lane, London, NW6 1NR
(020) 7794 2860
Cool bar in Peckham with quiz nights scheduled regularly.
213 Blenheim Grove, Peckham, London, SE15 4QL
(020) 7635 6643
Regular film quiz nights held at the Curzon in Soho.
99 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, W1D 5DY
0330 500 1331
On the first Thursday of every month, you can compete against E3's finest brains. It's £2 to enter, a buffet is served and proceeds go to St Joseph's Hospice in Hackney.
460 Old Ford Road, Bow, London, E3 5JP
(020) 8980 6992
The Gallery in West Hampstead has a relaxed and warm atmosphere which is perfect for enjoying a meal. The pub quiz, live music or theme nights are sure keep you entertained.
190 Broadhurst Gardens, West Hampstead, London, NW6 3AY
(020) 7625 9184
The Grape and Grain quiz night takes place every Thursday at 8pm. Entry is £1 per player and there are cash prizes for the winners.
2 Anerley Hill, Crystal Palace, London, SE19 2AA
(020) 8778 4109
3 Hatton Wall, Clerkenwell, London, EC1N 8HX
(020) 7242 4747
The Hat and Tun in Clerkenwell serves a range of real ales, draught lagers and fine wines. Classic pub lunches are available and include pie and mash, salt beef sandwiches and ploughmans.
The Kings Head host a regular pub quiz that is only £1 to enter.
2 Crouch End Hill, Crouch End, London, N8 8AA
(020) 8340 1028
A new quiz night at the Old Queen's Head is launched on Tuesday 22nd September with special guest compère, Jodie Harsh.
Rounds include 'Kazzoo-keoke' and 'Guess the Punch'.
44 Essex Road, Islington, London, N1 8LN
(020) 7354 9993
Spread The Word book quiz held regularly at the Old Red Lion.
418 St John Street, Islington, London, EC1V 4NJ
(020) 7833 3053
Thursday night is quiz night. Entry is £2 and there are lots of prizes on offer.
56 Elder Road, West Norwood, London, SE27 9ND
(020) 8761 4782
Quiz nights scheduled regularly at this thriving Denmark Hill haunt.
Windsor Walk, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 8BB
(020) 7703 8767
The Monday night quiz at Pig's Ears in Richmond includes a beer tasting round.
5 Hill Street, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 1SX
(020) 8332 0055
Winner takes all the quiz cash at the Prince Arthur with £2 to enter and start-time at 20:00 every Monday.
95 Forest Road, London Fields, London, E8 3BH
(020) 7249 9996
The Monday quiz is good fun and it attracts a mixture of old school locals and the area’s influx of more recent residents.
40 Parkholme Road, Hackney, London, E8 3AG
(020) 7254 6060
Tuesday night is quiz night at this quality foodie pub in Herne Hill. Cash prizes and free rounds for the winners.
69 Dulwich Road, Herne Hill, London, SE24 0NJ
(020) 7274 1567
Punch Tavern on Fleet Street holds a Tuesday night pub quiz every other week, and teams of 5 people can compete for £10 a pop.
99 Fleet Street, London, EC4Y 1DE
(020) 7353 6658
Join the infamous Roebuck's quiz night, hosted by the even more infamous quizmaster Joe "the fingers" Fitzpatrick
50 Great Dover Street, Borough, London, SE1 4YG
(020) 7357 7324
De Beauvoir locals can test their mettle against the area's would-be masterminds every Monday night at the Scolt Head.
107a Culford Road, De Beauvoir Town, London, N1 4HT
(020) 7254 3965
Regular events are also held here, including a jazz night, weekly live music, a quiz night on a Thursday and fortnightly comedy.
60 Selkirk Road, Tooting, London, SW17 0ES
(020) 8672 6235
Fun-packed, quizzy shenanigans at Sir Richard's gaff.
97 Haverstock Hill, Belsize Park, London, NW3 4RL
(020) 7483 1261
From 8pm every Tuesday night, you can test your knowledge against the biggest brains in E2. Taking in pop culture and news, the quiz costs £2 to enter and you can win up to £100 in cash.
359 Bethnal Green Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 6LG
(020) 7729 0167
This City wine bar has it sorted in the entertainment stakes, with quiz nights the norm.
1 St Georges Lane, The City, London, EC3R 8DJ
(020) 7929 0819
Enjoy a quiz night in funky Shoreditch courtesy of Strongroom Bar and Restaurant.
120-124 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 3SQ
(020) 7426 5103
Make sure you're boned up on current affairs before attempting the quizzes here, every Monday at 20:30.
13 Eburne Road, Holloway, London, N7 6AR
(020) 7281 4632
International Student House, 229 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5PN
(020) 7631 8300
The Thirsty Scholar offers a fun and friendly environment, serving a wide selection of reasonably priced food and drink. There are also regular free events, such as karaoke and quiz nights. The bar is open to residents, student members and non-students.
Woodys Bar and Kitchen is a vibrant venue that is perfect for entertaining friends and family. Thursday night's quiz has been known to attract the cast of productions showing at the nearby Rose Theatre, including Dame Judi Dench.
5 Ram Passage, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1HH
(020) 8541 4984