• Sophia Webber

#SoberOctober Where ARE the Dry Bars?

Updated: Oct 8, 2020

Sober October? Dry January? Teetotal? Or just don’t like the taste? Whatever the reason, we’ve got you covered on the best "dry bars" in London! Delicious drinks, mostly healthy food options and a great atmosphere. All this without the headache in the morning (we’ve all been there).



Redemption Bar, Covent Garden

Location: 2 Neal's Yard, London WC2H 9AT

Nearest Station: Covent Garden, Leicester Square

Price Range: ££

Menu



This vegan restobar not only provides a balance of healthy and indulgent options to eat but also offers a stunning array of cocktails (alcohol-free and boozy)


Their newmouth-watering plant-based menu has something for everyone focussing on vegetables, and the infinite ways in which they can be spiced and cooked to create guilt-free taste sensations. 


Walk in spaces very limited so make sure you book a table!

The Book Club Shoreditch

Location: 100-106 Leonard St, Hackney, London EC2A 4RH

Nearest Station: Shoreditch High Street

Price Range: ££

Menu



Open Wednesdays through Sunday until 10pm, they are officially back!


This beautiful former Victorian warehouse showcases two floors of bespoke furniture, cool lighting and walls that act as constantly evolving exhibitions. Have a chill game of ping pong in the day or stay for the live DJ every Friday and Saturday! From their Lo & No menu, there’s a selection of classic alternatives like their Nojito, or try out new flavours such as their Swedish Lou which is floral and aromatic.


Dishoom The Permit Room

Location: 5 Stable St, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AB

Nearest Station: Kings Cross

Price Range: ££

Menu



Dishoom Kings Cross is located within a former railway transit shed, dating back to 1850. You can visit for breakfast, lunch or dinner, they have it all! With tasty and traditional Indian cuisine, it’s one you must visit. They have a huge Teetotal Tipples Menu which include alternatives of your favourite classic cocktails, non-alcoholic beer and wine and not to mention coolers too!


Brewdog AF Old Street

Location: The Bower, 211 Old St, London EC1V 9NR

Nearest Station: Old Street Station

Price Range: ££



This Brewdog is open weekdays only and is known for, all of the flavour and none of the alcohol! As their first ever alcohol-free friendly bar, their mission is to prove that alcohol-free does not equate to no taste. With a great range of 12 sub 0.5% abv draughts and to go with your refreshing beer is a great menu of snacks, burgers or even their new ‘Hoppy Meal’ and more!


The Nirvana Brewery

Location: Unit T6, Leyton Industrial Village, Argall Avenue, London E10 7QP

Nearest Station: Lea Bridge

Price Range: £



The Nirvana Brewery is an independent, family owned business who are dedicated to creating quality craft ales under 0.5% abv, located in the bustling heart of East London this place is forever trying out new techniques and flavours and are likely to have your perfect brew. Head on over there to try it out yourself or you can order on their website a mixed case of 12 or 24 to try out at home!


The Library Bar at The Lanesborough

Location: Hyde Park Corner, London SW1X 7TA

Nearest Station: Hyde Park Corner

Price Range: £££

Menu



Based inside the prestigious The Lanesborough Hotel, this elegant bar is distinguished by it’s “liquid museum” of spirits as well as spectacular cocktails created by their team of award winning experts! They have made sure that you don’t miss out on these delectable cocktails by creating a non-alcoholic menu with non-alcoholic distilled options and sparkling & juices too. To accompany your drinks on Friday nights, their resident Piano Man Brian Morris takes centre stage.


The Connaught Bar

Location: Connaught, Carlos Pl, Mayfair, London W1K 2AL

Nearest Station: Green Park

Price Range: £££

Menu



In the heart of Mayfair, step into the winner of ‘The Finest in Europe’ in the world’s 50 best bars in 2019. You can expect five star service at your candlelit table, and choose from light menus of bar snacks and evening canapes to accompany your Innocence Cocktails. Some beautifully named cocktails such as ‘Pink Sand’ which is described as “This non-alcoholic fruit punch combines Caribbean coconut with fresh European fruit to take you straight to your favourite beach bar” is a must try!

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