A good drinks deal can make or break a night out so, to take the pressure off, we’ve put together 8 of the best London happy hours for very happy drinking

Words Paola Peralta

Our top pick of London happy hours

BAR STORY

For just £7 you can order two of the same cocktails at this south London bar between 6-7pm every day. Accompany your drinks with one of their signature fresh pizzas for the full experience. 

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DIRTY BONES

Here you can expect old school hip-hop, classic funk and original soul tracks. On top of a stellar music selection, this Brooklyn-inspired bar also offers £5 drink specials Monday to Friday from 3-7pm.

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THE ESCAPOLOGIST

From innovative cocktails and bottles of Peroni Rossa to glasses of house wine and Prosecco, happy hour at The Escapologist in Covent Garden offers any two for the price of one between the hours of 5-7pm every day except Sunday.

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The Escapologist

THE DRUNKEN OYSTER

Who says happy hour stops at drinks? At The Drunken Oyster pair the daily drink specials (two cocktails for £12 and two lagers for £9 from 4-8pm) with an unbeatable pizza special. For only £9, tuck into a fresh margarita pizza and a drink of your choice between 3-8pm.

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SIMMONS BAR

Spirits, mixers, bottles of beer and glasses of wine for £2.50, bottles for £10 and cocktail teapots for £15, the Simmons Bar has a deal for everyone and anyone. Stop by between 4-9pm from Monday to Friday for a night that’s just as affordable as it is fun.

simmonsbar.co.uk

BE AT ONE

From Monday to Thursday enjoy two-for-one cocktails at any of the London locations. Combined with good music and an even better atmosphere, this bar has the makings to be a new happy hour favourite.

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Be At One

 

THIRST SOHO

This Greek Street favourite offers half-priced drinks from 5-7:30pm and two for £10 cocktails until 10pm in a special they’ve famously dubbed the Stupid Hour.

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BATCH

It’s happy hour almost every day at this unique Peckham bar where you can enjoy cut-price cocktails. This month, Love Island fans can choose from a selection of drinks based loosely on the hit reality tv-show.

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