Seeking a bar with a strong character and an entertaining approach? Take your pick through our selection of theme bars in London. We've uncovered some exciting and colourful venues in the city guaranteed to leave you with a memorable experience, so make it a top night out with our recommended list of theme bars in London.
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The younger sister to the fashionable All Star Lanes in Bloomsbury, this is a boutique bowling alley that is less about the secondhand shoes and more about retro glamour.
6 Porchester Gardens, Bayswater, London, W2 4DB
(020) 7313 8363
Stop by for a bite to eat at Bar Kick and then enjoy a few games of table football. At the bar there is plenty of choice including thirst quenching imported beers and innovative cocktails.
126-127 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London, E1 6JE
(020) 7739 8700
Exmouth Market's Cafe Kick serve a delicious array of Mediterranean dishes, ideal for stocking up energy levels before a few table football matches.
43 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London, EC1R 4QL
Inside you will find warm and comfortable surroundings with football memorabilia hung all over the walls and classic French table football tables for you to challenge your mates on.
(020) 7837 8077
A social experiment from the team behind Jam Tree, Fu Manchu is an Edwardian/Opium den themed restaurant and cocktail bar. Expect an extensive choice of dim sum and cocktails. Come nightfall, Fu Manchu hosts a wide selection of live music events and transforms into Clapham's most compelling nightclub.
15-16 Lendal Terrace, Clapham, London, SW4 7UX
(020) 3397 8844
150 Old Park Lane, Mayfair, London, W1K 1QZ
(020) 7514 1700
The Hard Rock Cafe has been standing on Old Park Lane in London since 1971 and, to this day still offers authentic American cuisine and rock 'n' roll memorabilia. They offer a variety of burgers, sizzling fajitas, mouth watering cocktails and a truly electric atmosphere.
If you're in search of a Belgian beer and the food to match, this homage to Belgium in Covent Garden should be a suitable selection.
36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5RR
(020) 7379 7446
173-174 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 1RG
(020) 7354 6280
Head to Lucky Voice Islington where you can book a private karaoke room and warble away to your heart's content in front of friends or family only. If you're thirsty you can order drinks to be delivered to your room at the touch of a button.
My Fogg's Residence is a quirky bar in Mayfair that pays homage to Phileas J Fogg and his travels.
15 Bruton Lane, Mayfair, London, W1J 6JD
(020) 7299 1200
Octoberfest Pub is a popular pub that recreates an authentic Oktoberfest experience outside of Germany every day. Everything is imported directly from one of Munich's breweries, Paulaner, including the beer and pork knuckles. All the latest sports are shown as well as hosting poker nights, pool, live Oktoberfest bands and DJs.
678-680 Fulham Road, Fulham, London, SW6 5SA
(020) 7736 5293
The Montague on the Gardens Hotel, 15 Montague Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1B 5BJ
(020) 7637 1001
The Montague on The Gardens is lucky to have a wonderful outside area overlooking peaceful gardens. If you are looking for a unique way to celebrate your summer party or make the most of the festive season in London then the themed Ski Lodge or Beach Bar is the place to be!
During the summer months the Wood Deck is transformed into an incredible pop-up Beach Bar, complete with real sand, summertime cocktails and delicious BBQ food. Perfect for large parties and tailored to your requirements it's a mini oasis in Central London!
From mid-November and due to popular demand, the famous Ski Lodge is welcomed back, transforming the Wood Deck into a winter wonderland complete with everything you need to get into the festive spirit.
Rock and Roll is what the pub is all about. The hallowed vinyl juke box plays 45s from the golden age of rock and roll – the 50s and 60s. Select from Elvis, Dusty, Otis, Stones, The Beatles and many more. Saturday gives off even greater vibes with DJs spinning tracks from the same era to an enthusiastic crowd.
75 Grosvenor Avenue, Highbury, London, N5 2NN
(020) 7354 9532
Sports Bar and Grill Canary Wharf is a lively bar where you can catch all of the sporting action on Sony's high-end, full-HD LED screens giving the sharpest, smoothest picture. Sports Bar and Grill Canary Wharf also offer American Pool tables, fabulous Namco Arcade Games including Moto GPS and Cruising leader bikes and an award-winning food menu.
1 Crossrail Place, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AR
(020) 7715 9606
The Mexican theme at Tonteria never verges on cheesy, thanks to a tasteful eye and some of the best cocktails and canapes known to Mejico. Olé!
7-12 Sloane Square, Chelsea, London, SW1W 8EE
(020) 7881 5991
A theme bar without any of the gimmicks, Viva is a cool Mexican cocktail haunt in Dalston.
2 Stoke Newington Road, Dalston, London, N16 7XN
(020) 7241 1104
Waxy O'Connor's is a lively Irish maze of bars that you can enter via stairs or long passages. The atmosphere is welcoming and the beers are always cold.
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London, W1D 6DD
(020) 7287 0255
Waxy's Little Sister is an Irish themed pub that has an older sibling in the shape of Waxy O'Connors. There is a bar upstairs with views out over London where you can catch up with friends over a pint of the black stuff.
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1 D 6QG
(020) 7287 0255