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  • Old Street
  • Late Night
  • ££££

Classic speakeasy-style cocktail bar with award winning drinks and live music every night.


129 City Road, London, EC1V 1JB
+44 (0) 20 7253 4101
Opening Times
Mon-Wed 18.00-01.00
Thu 18.00-02.00
Fri-Sat 18.00-03.00
Sun 18.00-01.00
Insider Information
Be prepared to wait to get in as it's seated only...


  • GQ

    GQ Says…

    The UK's bar scene might be chock-full of Prohibition-style speakeasies, but Nightjar stands out from the crowd by simply being the best of the lot. A sultry subterranean bar, it's also an excellent live venue where jazz artists feature prominently on the bill.

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  • The Nudge

    The Nudge Says…

    Through the candlelight and conspiratorial whisperings you’ll notice the rose-tinted mirrors, the leather chairs, and the illicit, darkened corners. You’ll hear the hum of live jazz emanating from the flat-capped jazz men on stage, and winding its way through the shadows to the bar where Nightjar’s award-winning cocktails are created...In fact, the drinks are so good that Nightjar offers its patrons decks of cards inscribed with the full cocktail menu, and hip flasks to take away. Nightjar’s the real deal: not much else to say.

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