129-131 City Road


Thanks to its live music sessions and Prohibition-inspired cocktail menu, Nightjar has become one of the most popular speakeasies in London. Sited in a secluded basement in Shoreditch, this subterranean bar offers inventive drinks and a soothing soundtrack of live swing, blues and jazz music. 

Where is Nightjar?

Nightjar is located in Shoreditch in east London.

How do I get there?

Nightjar is just a one-minute walk from Old Street underground station on the Northern line.

What kind of drinks are on the Nightjar menu?

Sip on stellar cocktails served in tins while soaking up the 1920s atmosphere: think candlelit tables, banquette seating, table service and soft lighting. On the menu is an extensive range of pre-prohibition, prohibition, post-war, non-alcoholic, signature and sharing cocktails, as well as a wide choice of champagne, beer, wine, cider and soft drinks. 

What are Nightjar's opening hours?

Nightjar is open Sunday to Wednesday from 6pm to 1am, Thursday until 2am, and Friday to Saturday until 3am.

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