We absolutely love London in July. The longer days and brighter evenings are the perfect excuse for a cocktail (or two) in the city, so get ready for a round-up of top five ultimate happy hours in London town!
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6-7 Great Newport Street, London, WC2H 7JA
Happy Hour: Mon: ALL NIGHT | Tues-Sat: 4:30pm-7pm
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden
The Covent Garden Cocktail Club is the founding bar of LCC, and boy, is their happy hour something special! Let’s get down to the details: all cocktails are 2 for £12 all night on Monday’s, and 4:30pm-7pm the rest of the week. We seriously recommend checking out their glorious cocktail menu,packed with timely classics and a few LCC inventions (Earl Grey Sour or a Retox, the choice is yours!). Based in the heart of central London, LCC prides itself in exclusivity, and free memberships. It’s completely free to join the gang, which includes some decent discounts!
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12-14 St John’s Street, London, EC1M 4NT
Happy Hour: Mon: ALL DAY | Tues-Fri: 5pm-7pm
Nearest Tube: Barbican
If you’re after a few margaritas with friends and some marvellous Mexican food, then we highly suggest visiting Benito’s Hat! From Classic Margaritas to Watermelon and even Pomegranate & Spiced Pear– it’s safe to say Benito’s have got some exciting twists on a margarita, and we’re completely on board! Make sure to check out their cocktail of the month: La Familia Old Fashioned.
Sir Simon Milton Square, London, SW1E 5DJ
Nearest Tube: Victoria
Happy Hours: Mon-Sun: 4-7pm
The Drunken Oyster is a New York-Italian style cocktail bar and restaurant, based a stone’s throw away from Victoria station (easy route to stumble home!). Their cocktail bar is tucked away upstairs where the real magic happens – happy hour. Every day from 4pm-7pm, cocktails are 2 for £10, and we’re more than happy with that!
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53 Greek Street, London, W1D 3DR
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden
Stupid Hours: Mon-Thurs: 4pm-9pm | Fri-Sat: 4pm-9pm
Happy Hour + Soho = what’s not to love?! We love Soho for all its quirkiness, individuality and Thirst Bar, of course! Thirst have a fantastic cocktail menu, and have introduced Stupid Hour, where cocktails are even cheaper than happy hour! Don’t believe us? Get on over to their drinks menu and see for yourself! Spoiler alert: cocktails vary from £6!
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10 Beak Street, Soho, W1F 9RD
Nearest Tube: Oxford Circus
Happy Hours: Mon-Thur: 4:30pm-7pm | Fri-Sat: 12pm-7pm | Sun: 4:30pm-7pm
For the ultimate happy hour on a daily basis, we recommend checking out Be at One Regent Street! Another Soho favourite, Be at One is perfect for that cheeky after-work cocktail, or weekend destination with your nearest and dearest. All cocktails are 2-4-1 at the times listed above, and it’s safe to say their drinks menu has plenty of options! We always suggest making a reservation for the best seat in the house, so get booking now!
We’re huge fans of summertime in London and happy hour makes everything better! Will we be seeing you with a Watermelon Margarita at Benito’s Hat, or sipping on Espresso Martini’s at Covent Garden Cocktail Club? Let us know in the comments below!If you like our posts, you’ll love our Instagram.