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We hate referring to the cliche of ‘it’s 5pm somewhere’ but in the instance of happy hours, it seems rather fitting. Because after all, who doesn’t love a cocktail to help you cool off after a stressful day at the office? 

If you’re looking to expand your bar horizon and explore some of the best happy hours in London, we’ve done the hard work for you and rounded up a few of our favourites. 2-4-1 cocktails pending…

13 happy hours in London worth trying

Los Mochis

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For those looking for a frozen alternative, look to Los Mochis. The Mexican-meets-Japanese restaurant will be serving up frozen palomas all summer long. 

Make the most of the season and head down between Monday and Thursday from 5-7pm and you could be enjoying 2-4-1 on the restaurant’s infamous frozen palomas. Perfect for cooling down when it’s balmy outside.

Offer: 2-4-1 on frozen palomas Monday – Thursday from 5-7pm 

Where: 2-4 Farmer Street, Notting Hill, W8 7SN

Website: www.losmochis.co.uk

Simmons Bar

If there’s one bar that’s at the top of every happy hour roundup, it’s Simmons Bar. With 26 venues spread across London, the bar group is hard to miss thanks to their renowned neon signs, fluorescent interiors and endless cocktail options. 

Expect their happy hour to go far past the usual 60 minutes, with an offer of 2 of the same cocktails for £10, every day from 4pm until 9pm, as well as deals on Prosecco, wine, spirits and beer.


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Offer: 2 of the same cocktails for £10, from 4pm—9pm (3pm-8pm in Soho Tottenham Court Road, Oxford Street & Piccadilly Circus)

Where: Various Locations Across London 

Website: www.simmonsbar.co.uk

Chez Antoinette

For those searching for sophistication, Chez Antoinette is the place to head for authentic French cuisine and cocktails. Over at their Victoria site, you’ll find them serving up ‘happy hour’ Monday to Friday between 4:30pm – 6:30pm. 

Cocktails start from £7 and mocktails at £5. Sip on chic French cocktails such as the French Negroni, a mix of G’Vine Floraison gin, La Quintinye red vermouth, Campari and an orange slice; or the White Lady, mixing Gin Nouaison, Cointreau, lemon juice, sugar syrup and egg white. 

Pair your tipples with sharing cheese and charcuterie selections, croque monsieur, veal escalope with lemon butter sauce and nicoise salad.

Offer: Selection of cocktails from just £7 and mocktails at £5 every Monday-Friday, 4:30pm-6:30pm 

Where: 64 Buckingham Gate, 22 Palmer Street, Victoria, SW1H 0PH 

Website: www.chezantoinette.co.uk 

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Eastway Brasserie

The perfect stop-off before commuting home after a busy day, Eastway Brasserie has happy hour every weekday between 5pm –  7pm. 

Look forward to 2-4-1 cocktails at Eastway Brasserie, from Aperol Spritz to Negronis. Espresso Martinis, Bellinis and Mojitos can be enjoyed within this deal for £12 or two pints of Amstel for £12. 

Make the night of it and opt for the two drinks and nibbles for £20. 

Offer: Monday – Friday between 5-7pm 

Where: 40 Liverpool Street, EC2M 7QN

Website: www.eastwaybrasserie.com


Put your putting to the test and challenge your friends to a game of mini golf at Birdies. Home to endless fun, you’ll find them serving up two cocktails for £12 every day from 3-7pm at their Angel venue and 3-7pm Sunday to Friday at their Battersea branch. 

Once you’ve had a game or two around the court, battling with the rolling hills and uneven surfaces, take full advantage of their deals and sip on the Birdies Margarita; limey Daiquiri; or the Long Island Iced Tea.


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Offer: 2 cocktails for £12 every day 3-7pm at Angel | 2 cocktails for £12 Sunday-Friday 3-7pm at Battersea

Where: Battersea & Angel

Website: www.playbirdies.com

The Rum Kitchen

It’s not a happy hour without a bit of partying, and The Rum Kitchen is home to some of the best party vibes in the capital. The bar, home to venues in Soho, Brixton and Shoreditch, pays homage to carnival season. Expect ultra tunes pumping throughout the night and cocktails served until late.

Their Happy Hour includes special-priced cocktails everyday until 7pm. Head down early to reap all of the deals…

Offer: Special priced cocktails everyday from 12pm – 7pm 

Where: Soho, Brixton & Shoreditch 

Website: www.therumkitchen.com

The Last Talisman

Bermondsey’s favourite, The Last Talisman has launched a special ‘golden hour’. Bridging the gap between day and night, the time when work mode turns to ‘out of office’, their offering allows you to kick off the evening with cheap drinks. 

Available every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 5pm – 8pm, enjoy discounts on pints, bottles of Prosecco, bottles of house wine and cups of their signature Talisman punch. Drop by for after-work drinks and a much needed catch-up with friends to download from your day. 

Offer: Drinks discounts every Tuesday – Friday, from 5pm – 8pm 

Where: 171 – 173 Bermondsey Street, SE1 3UW

Website: www.thelasttalisman.com


Thursday night really is the new Friday thanks to Eataly’s summer DJ and happy hour sessions at the Central Bar. 

Every Thursday night throughout summer you can look forward to their resident DJ pumping out the tunes for post-work drinks. On the drinks front, the happy hour will see you enjoy 2 cocktails for £15 including Aperol Spritz, Campari Spritz and Negroni or 2-4-1 on Baladin beers.

OFFER: Various Drinks deals every Thursday from 5-9pm

Where: 135 Bishopsgate, EC2M 3YD

Website: www.eataly.co.uk

Hithe + Seek

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With views overlooking the Thames, Hithe + Seek is arguably our favourite spot for happy hour in London. 

It’s home to a mouth-watering wine pairing menu and you can enjoy 20% off happy hour every day from 5-7pm – that just screams after-work drinks! 

For a limited time this summer, visit on Saturday between 4-7pm for the restaurant’s 1806 Saturday Cocktail Club. Inspired by the origins of the cocktail all the way back in 1806, enjoy any two cocktails for £18.06.

OFFER: 20% off happy hour every day from 5-7pm | 1806 Saturday Cocktail Club every Saturday 4-7pm, 2 cocktails for £18.06

WHERE: 60 Upper Thames St., EC4V 3AD

WEBSITE:  www.hitheandseek.com

Daffodil Mulligan

For an Irish experience, it’s got to be Daffodil Mulligan. Brought to you by Richard Corrigan, the restaurant-cum-bar serves up the best options for beating the heat.

Available all day every day, you can grab a frozen rum cocktail, takeaway iced coffee or soft serve for just £5. 

Or, head down Tuesday to Friday between 4-6pm and you can enjoy an ice-cold pint for just £5 – a real deal for London!

OFFER: £5 frozen cocktails every day | £5 pints Tuesday-Friday 4-6pm

Where: 70-74 City Road, EC1Y 2BJ

Website: www.daffodilmulligan.com 


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Lucky Voice

Your next karaoke night just got a whole lot better. Karaoke maestros, Lucky Voice, always have a good offer to get involved in and its happy hours at the Holborn and Islington branches are almost too good to be true. 

Over at Holborn, you can enjoy double spirits and selected mixers for just £7.50 every Sunday through to Wednesday from 5-9pm. While at Islington, you can sing into the night with 2-4-1 on selected cocktails, mocktails, glasses of wine and beers from Sunday through to Friday before 8pm.

OFFER: Holborn – double spirit and selected mixers for £7.50 every Sun- Wed from 5-9pm

Islington – 2-4-1 on selected cocktails, mocktails, glasses of wine and beers from Sun – Fri before 8pm

Where: Holborn & Islington

Website: www.luckyvoice.com

El Ta’Koy

Hawaiian-inspired restaurant, El Ta’Koy, has an offer you won’t be able to resist this summer. Available Sunday through to Thursday, from 5-7pm, the restaurant will be serving up unlimited tacos and margaritas. 

Order in a round of refreshing margaritas before choosing between the kalua pork, chicken annato, lamb barbacoa, el vegetariano or the ahi tuna poke tacos. 

This adds a whole new meaning to taco Tuesdays.

OFFER: unlimited tacos & margaritas for £28 sunday-thursday 5pm-7pm

Where: 3 Henrietta Street, WC2E 8LU 

Website: www.el-takoy.com

London Cocktail Club

For party vibes, good times and endless cocktails, a trip to London Cocktail Club is a no-brainer. Especially when they serve up cocktail deals every single day. 

Don’t expect any menu exemptions either – their infamous cocktail hour runs across the whole cocktail menu. Sip into the night on mojitos, espresso martinis, brambles or leave it up to the experts and enjoy the bartender’s choice.

Offer: 2 for £12 cocktails everyday from open – 7pm (Until 8pm at Bethnal Green & Clapham)

Where: Various Locations

Website: www.thecocktailclub.com

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