Bars for Early Evening Drinks

Our lovely London is full of amazing bars, so much so, it’s often a difficult choice of where to go for early evening drinks. We have some of the coolest, different and lively bars throughout the West End and City! Here are our top 8:

West End


Scarlet’s Covent Garden | A quirky London bar full of charming interiors, delightful trinkets and a fun and friendly atmosphere. Scarlet’s is a celebration of everything we love about Covent Garden, with a fun and friendly bar staff and incredible drinks. Their happy hour is 5-8pm with 2 for 1 cocktails and cheap beer!

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Ruby Blue | With a balcony that overlooks Leicester Square, Ruby Blue is the perfect venue for people watching, whilst enjoying a refreshing cocktail, or G&T, or whatever you desire really! Get yourself down there early to enjoy 50% of drinks from 5-8pm

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Foundation | a cool underground adult playground, with a friendly edgy team and incredible décor! Foundation are best known for their off the wall cocktails, we recommend a dib dab (yes it actually comes with a dib dab!) The Happy hour is 5 – 7.30pm with 50% off all drinks apart from bottles and champagne. 

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Gem | Bringing street realness straight to the Westend Gem is paradise of graffiti, drinking games and bar staff that are bonking mad (in the best kind of way!).  Get your beer pong on in the Play Haus, or just chill in the main bar with one of their delicious tin can cocktails!

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City

Forge | When you think Forge, think industrial realness. Forge is the epitome of what drinking in the City is all about. Lavish drinks using only the best ingredients and bar tenders that know their booze. Forge has a happy hour on their cocktails 5-7, and trust us, you’re gonna want to try quite a few!

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Tank & Paddle | if you like beer and pizza (and let’s face it, who doesn’t), Tank and Paddle is a must! Tank and Paddle boasts 2 incredible beer tanks that are full to the brim of brewery fresh meantime beer, and a pizza and mac and cheese menu that will have you drooling over the menu! Check out their daily offers, which include Tank Tuesdays, where the first 100 pints are only £2!

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The Sterling | Situated in one of London’s most iconic landmark buildings, The Gherkin, The Sterling is a beautiful bar that is flooded with natural light. They have a huge outdoor seating area that is the place to be on a sunny afternoon/ evening!

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Babble City | right next to Liverpool Street station, Babble City is the perfect location for after work drinks. Sporting a beautiful terrace area and multi rooms you won’t get bored. There hours of happiness are  5-8pm daily! 

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