Best Bars in London

A List of The Best Bars in Central London

If you're seeking the best bars in Central London, then we have the list for you. The city's dynamic nightlife ensures there's something for everyone, so whether you're looking for an upscale night out in clubs in London or a good old-fashioned British pub, we've got the perfect spot for your next drink. We also happen to hit up some of these goodies on our Central London Pub Crawl.

Piccadilly Institute

An original club with seven separately themed party rooms? Yes please! That's exactly what you'll find at this dream venue, perfect for those who want to step into a vividly imagined dream world. Enjoy a quirky cocktail while taking in the bizarre sights, and there are plenty of great snacks in the downstairs cafe if you're feeling peckish. Piccadilly Institute is completely rammed on weekends but don't worry yourself, it's our fixed starting venue for our London Bar Crawl.

Zoo Bar

For those seeking a lively bash in a world famous party bar, look no further than Zoo Bar. A chic and sleek modern club set right in the heart of Central London, it's ideal if you're hoping to run with a diverse crowd into the early hours. With all the best in pop and RnB, see if you can party with the best of them. It's also the most popular weekday venue in Central London!

Ruby Blue

Set in the middle of Leicester Square, Ruby Blue is perfect for an early pre-dinner drink, or a wild night out in one of the best clubs in London. Open every night of the week, the outdoor terrace offers fantastic views over Leicester Square so you can party with a view as you sip on your drinks alfresco.


Opal is a great place to party on the Thames and is just a stones-throw from the water. With a fantastic happy hour taking place between 5-8pm everyday, it's the perfect place for some fun in Central London. The overall vibe here is relaxed and friendly, making it a London favourite.

Bar Soho

In the heart of Soho, Bar Soho is a firm favourite of ours. With its original stone floor and quirky décor this bar oozes character. Open every day this bar has amazing sharing cocktails, friendly bar staff and is the DJ's make every night good for a boogie!


Scarlets Bar & Club is always good for a drink, dance and a cheeky flirt. The cocktails are beautifully presented and served with a smile. It's three floors provide enough room to sit and grab a bite to eat or get up and dance. The club downstairs has a hypnotically lit ceiling and is will instantly make you want to shake your hips.

Bar Rumba

The fantastic Bar Rumba is a late nightclub located just off Leicester Square, offering you the very best in pop and RnB. If you fancy something a little different, get there early for their comedy nights, or try your hand at open mic night on a Thursday from 7pm. The atmosphere here is relaxed and every night has a different theme, so you'll never have the same experience twice!

No matter where you are in the city, the best bars in Central London are just around the corner waiting for you. Take out your Tube map and start exploring! There are so many clubs in London to choose from so to get a great slice of the nightlife, join our nightly central London Pub Crawl.