London’s top five bars for a guys night out

If the guys have left you to organise your next guys night out, you have got the chance to make a great impression by giving them a night they won’t forget. But you will want to be sure that you have made the right choices or else the evening could rapidly deteriorate.

London has so much to offer that the array is both dazzling and bewildering. There are many classic British pubs that offer a brilliant atmosphere, whilst there are also many less traditional but equally as fun bars to visit. Depending on the time of year, each place will have different menus that they’ll have crafted carefully to suit the dominant crowd (click for more info to see how their menus change), so keep in mind that a drink that was available last week might not be available again this week. Here is a list of the top five bars that you should be considering. The only problem is that your mates will enjoy the evening so much that they will probably ask you to organise another one.


Boisdale bars and restaurants offer everything you need for a night out with the guys. Popularly considered to be the best cocktail bar in London, Boisdale has an unrivalled cocktail menu and a range of whiskeys that other establishments can only dream of.

As you read through the Scottish-themed menu, you mouth will water at the thought of the succulent steaks and oysters. But, if you prefer, you can always stick with the tasty bar snack that are always available. Great food and drink, good music and a brilliant atmosphere – what else could you want?

The Crazy Bear

The Crazy Bear is a slightly upmarket basement bar and restaurant that has a great drinks menu along with superb Asian food. It is luxuriously appointed and you are treated like royalty from the moment you walk in the door to be greeted by one of the beautifully groomed hostesses. And, on Wednesday evenings, you can enjoy some excellent live jazz, while some of the best DJs around pump out an eclectic selection of music on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

The Gallery

North London’s The Gallery is the place to go if you and your mates want to enjoy the high life for an evening. Spread over a number of levels, it is lavishly decorated and offers a unique blend of great food and fine drinks selection that combine to produce one of West Hampstead’s most sought-after locations.

The Baltic

Developed from an old coachbuilder’s works in Blackfriars Road, The Baltic offers great value for money with good food, good service and great ambience. The Baltic is an ideal place to relax as you enjoy great East European food washed down with your favourite tipple. You can relieve the stresses of the day with a drink at the cocktail bar as you go in and then move on to the main bar, restaurant or terrace garden as the night proceeds.

Adventure Bar

With staff dedicated to make your night out the most fun it can be, Adventure Bars are the perfect place for that good time with the guys. And you won’t have to go far to find one as they are located at Covent Garden, Clapham Junction, Clapham High Street and East Dulwich. Each bar offers top class cocktails and other drinks, which you can enjoy as you soak up the lively atmosphere on any night of the week

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