Best Happy Hour in London

Balling on a budget? Same. Good Ol' London has got our backs when it comes to cocktail hour and there are many gorgeous places to stop and wet your whistle. Read on for my favorite spots!


BLAME GLORIA


This spot is an Instagram paradise. So many photo opportunities and the vibe is *chefs kiss*. Their happy hour is 2/4/1, or buy one get one free and the selection of libations is extensive and detailed. There are two locations to chose from, Convent Garden is closer to the city center! Come back for groovy themed Bottomless Brunch! Website Here!


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The bar is owned by the group Adventure Bar, and they have equally as funky bars all over London with the same happy hour deal and amazing atmospheres!


MON: 5:00p – 7:00p

TUES: 5:00p – 7:00p

WEDS: 5:00p – 7:00p

THU: 6:00p– 7:00p

FRI: 4:00p – 6:00p

SAT: No Happy Hour

SUN: 5:00p – 7:00p*

*Excludes Bank Holiday

Sunday/Monday







MURDER INC


Pop into this unique prohibition/mobster styled nook and find yourself sipping wicked cocktails for only £7. The menu is constantly evolving but their happy hour cocktails stay served until 7pm everyday, except for Sunday. It's so good, it might just be a crime...Website here.



SIMMONS BAR


DIRT CHEAP AND GOOD VIBES! This bar chain has 20 locations set all over London, but all are kick a**. A slogan of cocktails, dreams and disco, Simmons serves up bottled beer for £2.5, 2 for £10 cocktails and £15 cocktail teapots to name a few selections. Classic arcade games and a banging playlist will keep you there until the wee hours. Website here!



HAPPY HOUR:

SUN - FRI

3pm - 8pm


SATURDAY

4pm - 9pm

2 COCKTAILS FOR £10.00

COCKTAIL TEAPOTS £15.00








DIRTY MARTINI


In this case, the name doesn't sat it all. Martinis are plentiful here and so are the other cocktail options! Tons of drinks to choose from at half price, and cheap beers and bottles. You can also grab a birdcage if you're feeling hungry. Yes, you read that right, but its again, not what it seems. Lots of gluten free and vegan options here to choose from and mocktails as well. Happy hour varies by location but most are from 12p-8p!! Website here! or try their sister restaurant Slug & Lettuce.





!!!!!!BONUS!!!!!

FOOD HAPPY HOUR!


DEL74

Did someone say tacos? DEL74 did! Come here for a killer deal on Taco Tuesday and get your fill for just £2.5 per taco. Wash them down with a margarita jug or a £3.5 beer. Vegan & vegetarian options with happy hour specials Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 5-6 and Saturday from 1-5! Website here.


Mondays: Closed

Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays: 5pm - 10pm

Fridays: 5pm - 12am

Saturdays: 1pm - 12am

Sundays: Closed






MAGPIE & STUMP

The name makes me giggle, but their weekday lunch special is no joke. Choose between chicken strips with 6 different sauces for £8 or a trusty bacon cheese burger for £10 and wash it down with a cheap craft beer. Their tap rotates regularly with the best of carefully selected craft beers. Come Monday-Friday between 12p-3p and treat yourself. Check their website here.



These are just a few of the many colorful bars London has to offer for happy hour. Go on and explore yourself and let me know in the comments if you try any of my recommendations or have a spot that you love! Have fun and be safe! Cheers, mate!

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Hi! I'm Keely!

Hailing from a small town in the smallest state, my husband Sam and I quit our 9-5 jobs and decided to follow our dream to see the world! We love to find hidden gems, eat delicious food and stretch our dollar (euro/yen/whatever!) so we can indulge on unforgettable experiences. Come down the rabbit hole with us!

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