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129-131 City Road
+44 20 7253 4101
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews


4 out of 5 based on 95 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Nightjar

4.0 out of 5 14 January 2015
by Tammie E.

this bar really lives up to the hype: great live music, creatively fun & delicious cocktails, & cozy seating.

we recently visited over the holidays, made a reservation for 4, and were promptly seated upon arrival. we ordered many delicious cocktail creations and even some light bites. the cocktails come prepared with so much detail (!!): miniature bird cutouts from a lemon peel, airmail...more

4.0 out of 5 16 December 2014
by James G.

Went here 8:30PM on a Monday night with a couple mates; it was full so we were advised to come back in a couple hours. Came back around 10PM, got a table after a few minutes.

Very nice little place. Live jazz band playing so it got quite loud, but the music was good. They had a special on cocktails (three were £7 each); most are £12-£14. Flavourful, and pretty strong too. Huuuuge selection of...more

5.0 out of 5 21 October 2014
by Katie-Ann M.

I absolutely love this old-fashioned speakeasy located the other side of the most unassuming black door in London. I hate to encourage the cliché but yes, I did walk past it many times. This place boasts the right amount of innovation without ever falling victim to overworked novelty. Sideline all other speakeasies for this one.

Their super spicy Bloody Mary comes with a basket full of...more

4.0 out of 5 25 September 2014
by Sanj M.

Join the speakeasy lovefest in London with this gem just off Old St roundabout. The drinks are novel and the atmosphere is fun (and loud) thanks to the talented live jazz/swing band performing. They set off the speakeasy theme, and I loved watching the couple or two that were inspired to stand up for an impromptu dance in the middle of the room.

Best to book ahead for a group, esp if there's...more

5.0 out of 5 25 June 2014
by Alissa A.

Taste buds, step aside.

These are drinks for all senses.

Nightjar does cocktails that are more than just "drinks" - they are scents, tastes, and textures. Sure, maybe it's over the top, but it's creative and unique.

Make a booking in advance. It's worth the extra effort and the cocktails are worth every penny, pence, pound.

Excellent table service and ambiance. Highly recommended.more

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