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The Best Bars Near Old Street

27th August 2021 · by Nick Marsh
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If you’re looking for the best bars near Old Street and then you’ve come to the right place! Here’s our round up of the very best!

Old Street is a very cool area north, based in the borough of Islington. There’s street art in abundance that really adds vibrance and personality to the area. It’s become very popular with digital agencies, and The Silicon Roundabout has become a bit of a Tech Landmark.

We’ve brought together a range of bars for our list of the best bars near Old Street. All close to the station, so you’ll be able to roll out of the bar and onto the train! The scene in and around Shoreditch, is quite legendary. You’ve got the very best cocktail bars, but there’s also vibrant pubs and clubs that will provide you a night out that you’ll always remember. There really is something for everyone. So here goes, let’s take a look at the best bars near Old Street!

The A-Z of the best bars near Old Street

Old Street Records

A Shoreditch warehouse that’s spread across several floors, with walls plastered in vintage artist posters. A music lovers paradise with shelves stacked with a whole range of classic vinyl. A great option for a cocktail or two while you soak up the ambience. 

Old Street Records
A very cool and cosy affair.

Head here for: Relaxed drinks and classic tunes playing all night long. 

350 -354 Old St, London EC1V 9NQ | 020 3006 5911 | oldstreetrecords.com

Golden Bee

The Golden Bee is a lounge and cocktail bar and is an elegant treat, featuring three floors and an incredible rooftop terrace. It’s very closely situated near Old Street tube station, so perfect if you’ve enjoyed the drinks a little bit too much! Certainly more than just another cocktail bar! 

Golden Bee
One of the best rooftop bars in Shoreditch

Head here for: Premium cocktails and a stunning view of the city.

Singer Street, Shoreditch – EC1V 9DD | 0207 253 1110 | goldenbee.co.uk

The Alchemist

A real Shoreditch favourite, they boast to have mastered the dark art of molecular mixology! Their cocktails are legendary, as the mixologists create every cocktail with an obsessive eye for detail. The theatre involved when creating these beautiful beverages will mesmerise and delight you on every level. Delicious all-day dining makes this somewhere that you simply have to visit. 

the alchemist
The art of molecular mixology.

Head here for: Something different, mixology like you’ve never seen it before. 

145 City Road, Hoxton, London, EC1V 1LP | 0203 976 7887 | thealchemist.uk.com

Nikki’s

One of the biggest parties in town, Nikki’s promises and big, big night! Cocktails, hedonistic vibes in one of wildest party bars in Shoreditch. Fancy a proper blow out? Then this is the place! Happy hours most days and parties that go on late into the night! 

Head here for: A party like you’ve never experienced. Brace yourself! 

39A Hoxton Square, London, N1 6NN | 020 8191 8835 | nikkisbar.co.uk

Flight Club Shoreditch

Fancy yourself as a bit of a Jocky Wilson? Step up to the throwline in your own semi-private oche playing area. You won’t expect to have this much fun playing darts, it’s the most incredible night out with excellent bar service and food. You’re really looked after by the attentive staff and you receive videos and snaps of all your winning moments! Lots of fun and laughter are guaranteed at Fight Club. 

flight club shoreditch
A warm and comfy place to throw some arrows! 

Head here for: Something different, fun and laughter. 

2a Worship Street, London, EC2A 2AH | 0203 019 3093 | flightclubdarts.com

Nightjar

Described as ‘Old-School Glamour’, serving up forgotten cocktails and providing a new perspective on classic recipes. It’s just another cocktail bar though, the menu has an extensive spirit list, including vintage spirits. The Nightjar will also treat you to contemporary tapas and the very best vintage jazz, blues, ragtime, and swing.

Head here for: A sophisticated vibe and a classic drinks with a twist. 

129 City Rd, London EC1V 1JB | 020 7253 4101 | barnightjar.com

Sports Bar and Grill

Expect a warm welcome in a place that’s designed for you to socialise, dine, drink and work. They offer fabulous food using the freshest ingredients, with a wide range of wines, lagers, cask ales, and spirits. A great place to unwind at the end of the day. 

sports bar and grill

Head here for: A great option for work or play, day or night! 

174-180 Old Street, London | 020 7336 8310 | sportsbarandgrill.co.uk/oldstreet

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