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London's best happy hours

London's best happy hours

London's best happy hours
25 September 2014

While the 'happy hour' is a staple of pretty much every bar in the US, things are a bit more tightfisted over here.

With drinks prices getting higher by the day, we've never been more open to spending a bit, or well, a lot less on an after work libation. In order to be rather helpful, here's our guide to the very best happy hours across London.


Slim Jim's Liquor Store

Area: Angel

The deal: 2 for 1 cocktails (ranging from £8-£9)

When? 4pm-8pm Tuesday to Friday, and until 10pm on Sundays and Mondays

Where? 112, Upper Street N1 1QN


Barrio East

Area: Shoreditch

The deal: £5 selected cocktails, £3 selected beers and £5 off selected bottles of wine

When? Daily until 8pm

Where? 141-143 Shoreditch High St E1 6JE


The Rum Kitchen

Area: Notting Hill

The deal: A range of cocktails for £5 (instead of £7) 

When? 6pm-8pm Monday to Friday

Where? 6-8 All Saints Rd W11 1HH



Area: Farringdon

The deal: 2 for 1 cocktails (all at £7.95)

When? 9pm-10pm Monday to Friday and all day Saturday

Where? 18-20 St John Street EC1M 4AY



Area: Blackfriars

The deal: 2-for-1 on draft beers, house wine and house cocktails (deal on hold until 2017)

When? 4pm-6pm Monday to Friday

Where? 33 Black Friars Ln EC4V 6EP


The Defector's Weld

Area: Shepherd's Bush

The deal: 2 for 1 on any cocktail (must be the same cocktail)

When? 5pm-7pm Monday to Saturday and 5pm-11pm Sunday

Where? 170 Uxbridge Rd W12 8AA


The Marylebone

Area: Marylebone

The deal: 2 for 1 cocktails 

When? 8pm-9pm Monday and Tuesday, and 12pm-8pm Saturday 

Where? 93 Marylebone High St W1U 4RE


The Adam & Eve

Area: Homerton

The deal: £3 'Beer of the Day', Amstel, Symmonds Cider, house wine and house spirit and mixer (M-F) £3 Bloody Mary (S&S)

When: 4pm-8pm Monday to Friday and 12pm-4pm Saturday & Sunday

Where? 155 Homerton High Street, E9 6AS


Café Kick

Area: Clerkenwell

The deal: £2 house beer and a monthly cocktail at £4.85

When? 4pm-7pm every day

Where? 43 Exmouth Market EC1R 4QL


100 Hoxton

Area: Hoxton

The deal: Two cocktails for £11 (eight to choose from)

When? 4pm-7pm

Where? 100-102 Hoxton St N1 6SG


London Cocktail Club

Area: West End

The deal: Two cocktails for £12

When? 4.30-7pm Tuesday-Sat, Mon all day.

Where? 61 Goodge Street, W1T


Area: Soho

The deal: Berliner beer £3 a can, house bourbon and mixer £3.50, £14 jugs of cocktials, 50p off everything else

When? 4-9pm Mon-Sat

Where? 17 Manette St, W1D 4AS

The Drunken Monkey

Area: Shoreditch

The deal: Four beers for £10 and a selection of cocktails for £5

When? Mon-Fri 5-7pm, Sat 6-8pm, Sunday all day

Where? 221-222 Shoreditch High Street, E1 6PJ

Venn Street Records

Area: Clapham

The deal: 2 for 1 cocktails

When? 5-8pm Tues-Sun

Where? 78 Venn Street, SW4 0BD

South London Pacific

Area: Kennington

The deal: £3.95 Mai Tais or house cocktails

When? Before 10pm on Fri and Sat

Where? 390 Kennington Rd, SE11

Dirty Bones

Area: Carnaby Street

The deal: £5 ‘dirty cocktail’ and beer specials

When? Mon-Fri 3-7pm

Where? Kingly Court, W1B