Fun places for birthday drinks in London

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Your birthday is just as important as you are, and you deserve nothing but the very best!

Amid all the responsibilities of our adult lives, there’s often a lot of pressure and stress – but there’s one day a year you can put it all aside and let your hair down. When your birthday ends up with too much planning and you’re stuck with sorting out the logistics, there’s a danger of the fun leaking out, so we’ve done the hard bit for you. Let’s turn adult responsibilities into grown up celebrations!

Whether you’re planning your own perfect party or scheming over surprise celebrations for someone else, we’ve put together a trusty guide for London’s hottest spots guaranteed to give you a good night.


Top 5 bars to visit for birthday drinks in London

We’ve collated the best and brightest for your special night, and there’s something here for everyone.

We hear you ask: How did you choose? Here are our all-important criteria:

  • Environment: no birthday drinks are complete without the vibes! Only the nicest surroundings made the cut, with a variety of choices to suit anybody’s taste and a strong sense of fun and celebration about the place.
  • Drinks: honestly, how could we not consider this! All of our choices have good quality and good prices – we’ve got your back, birthday person!
  • Food: maybe you want to eat, and maybe you don’t plan on it, but you sink a few cocktails, and a snack becomes more and more attractive… Our top 5 have quality options that will make your night all the tastier!
  • Location: whether you’re a Londoner, or you’re coming to the city for your celebrations, we know which direction to point you in. We know you want good access for everyone and perfect vibes for the right spot to celebrate.


So, here are our top 5 bars to visit for birthday drinks in London!


1) The Cornershop Bar, Shoreditch

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The Cornershop Bar has everything you need and more to make for the perfect birthday drinks! Their incredible location in the centre of Shoreditch makes for an unbeatable environment with live DJ, 5 LED screens and buzzing atmosphere guarantee a vibrant and fun night. Whether you’re booking a table for your nearest and dearest or want to hire out the venue for a night to remember, the Cornershop Bar is worth your time! Their gourmet classic pub-style food just perfectly hits the spot and lets you feed the celebrations whilst you make the most of their generous happy hour and delicious drinks menu. If you’re looking for a fun, vibrant celebration location in Shoreditch with killer drinks deals and a buzzing atmosphere, this is your place.

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2) Barrio, Multiple location across London

Barrio is characterised by colour and life, and the Latin vibes are perfect for any birthday bonanza! They’ve got a covered terrace, a dance floor, and a caravan-shaped booth that you can book for your night, as well as options for more and less space – whatever suits your needs. With venues all over London, fiesta packages, and a sexy drinks menu to match the atmosphere, what more could you need?

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3) Gigi’s Hoxton, Hoxton

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Gigi’s Hoxton is the place to be for a good time – and after all, who doesn’t do the best for their birthday!? Gigi’s Hoxton has two incredible spaces available to hire for your drinks reception. Both have an impeccable atmosphere that you can personalise with themed lighting, live music and entertainment, and food and drinks through their bespoke packages. In an amazing location, and even better on the inside, Gigi’s is the place to be for a party and their team takes care of you to the max.

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4) Queen of Hoxton, Shoreditch

Queen of Hoxton will be queen of your heart in mere moments. With two atmospheric live music rooms for dancing and vibing, and a gorgeous roof terrace themed with the seasons, you and your guests will be spoilt for choice. You can hire out a space or turn up with your pals to party the night away, but we definitely recommend booking if you’re headed for the drag brunch!

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5) Matchbox, Shoreditch

The Matchbox is a little London gem, ideal for sports fans and anybody looking for an atmosphere and a community. Brought together by sport and a passion for vibes, you’ll find an incredible drinks menu ready to set you up for a brilliant night enjoying the entertainment and DJs over two floors every Friday and Saturday!

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With such stellar options, we know you’ll get to enjoy your birthday stress-free like the star you are, and without the faff of planning to dull your sparkle. Choose wisely and enjoy your celebrations!


Have the best time, and a very happy birthday!

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