5 Of The Best Hip Happy Hours You Need To Try Now

Forget 2 for 1 cocktails in your local pub – these roster of hip happy hours – where you can enjoy £1 oysters and bargain breakfasts are giving happy hour a cool-over…

For A Tex Mex Happy Hour

Check out
Topolabamba

Catch up with your amigos over margaritas and £1 Tacos (available every Monday-Friday from 4-6pm) at Glasgow’s authentic Mexican restaurant Topolabamba.


For A Traditional Happy Hour


Check out
The Joint

Super cool new BBQ restaurant and bar in Marylebone cooks up feel good fast food with serious street food vibes (think slow cooked pulled pork and potato buns). And we LOVE their equally flavoured selection of 2 for 1 cocktails on offer – like their ‘Figgy Ol’ Fashioned’ (made with bourbon, fig & vanilla syrup and angostura bitters) – available from 4-7pm all week.


For Oyster Happy Hour

Check outThe Richmond

An English pub specialising in raw seafood? Bring on (oyster) happy hour at The Richmond – a cosy Hackney hangout and Londons first and only raw seafood bar, which consists of the yummiest ceviches, tartares from Europe and eight different types of oyster. Yep, and the latter you can try for a mere quid from Monday to Friday between 5pm and 6pm, and 3pm-6pm on Saturdays. Even their wine is raw, which owner Brett Redman declares “you can get wasted and not have a hangover”. Sold.

For A Breakfast Happy Hour

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Electric Diner

Who says happy hour is just for after work? On weekdays if you go before 11am for breakfast (or before 7pm for dinner) and get the loyalty card (which is free of charge), the bill is half price. IT girls Poppy Jamie and actress Gala Gordon are fans. That’s our Sunday morning hangover sorted than.


For A Southern Fried Happy Hour

Check Out The Draft House Northcote

Curb your mid-week blues at this Draft House pub in West London, enjoying their ‘Wing it Wednesdays’. Share – or scoff on your own – plateful of southern-fried Buffalo wings with hot sauce, blue cheese dip and celery sticks for half price (usually £9.90). Delicious.

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