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6 March, 2020 -

Planning post-event drinks after attending a show, conference or exhibition at the Business Design Centre? We've rounded up our pick of the best bars and pubs in Angel to make sure your post-event drinks are a success!

Planning post-event drinks after attending a show conference or exhibition at the Business Design Centre? We’ve rounded up our pick of the best bars and pubs in Angel to make sure your post-event drinks are a success!

  1. Flight Club Islington

Who says post-event drinks need to be ordinary? Flight Club is located a stone’s throw from the BDC and provides a really unique setting for wetting your whistle! With stunning decor a huge selection of drinks and the option of engaging in ‘social darts’ Flight Club offers something really special for your after-event drinks.

Great service accommodating staff and the option to host an event for up to 40 people you’re guaranteed a really good night out!

  1. Halo Bar and Restaurant – inside the Hilton London Angel Islington

If you’re seeking something a bit more casual (and close!) to the BDC the Halo Bar and Restaurant is ideal. Located inside the Hilton hotel which is adjacent to the BDC the bar and restaurant offers a relaxed atmosphere and a good selection of drinks.

Upgrade to an Executive room or Suite for complimentary access to the Executive Lounge serving free continental breakfast and refreshments all day.

  1. Radicals & Victuallers

If you love craft beers alternative music great diner grub and a boogie (if you happen to stay out till the small hours) look no further than Radicals & Victuallers. A quirky pub/bar located round corner from the BDC entrance it describes itself as “a place to unwind and imbibe in the company of people who are just as weird as you”.

If you fancy a post-event drink in an alternative environment this is the place for you!

  1. The Humble Grape Islington

With over 400 artisan wines to choose from The Humble Grape is the perfect choice for drinks after your event. Just a short walk from the BDC The Humble Grape offers wine by the glass tasting flights and mouthwatering food to soak up all the alcohol!

For post-event drinks with an upmarket feel this one is hard to beat.

  1. Barrio Bar Angel

Barrio Angel provides post-event drinks in the form of a tropical themed Latin bar! With a host of delicious cocktails tasty nibbles and funky decor Barrio is great for those you fancy a drink with a South American twist!

You can also hire out the bar for post-event drinks whether you need a booth for you and colleagues to enjoy or want to book out the entire floor.

  1. The Old Queen’s Head

If pubs are more your scene head to The Old Queen’s Head. This pub boasts a buzzing atmosphere delicious food and drinks and private hire options for between 10 and 250 people.

There’s even a karaoke room if you’d like to turn your post-event drinks into a party!

  1. The Skinny Kitchen

Situated at the front of the BDC The Skinny Kitchen is an ideal spot for drinks on the doorstep of your event! As the name suggests you’ll find healthy food options and a range of alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages on offer.

“The Skinny Kitchen is an all day and night dining concept serving fresh healthy food and drinks in a vibrant and lively atmosphere. A truly special place for all occasions and the perfect backdrop for socialising – from your morning coffee business meetings and sophisticated lunches to high-energy live entertainment dining and porn star martini-fuelled brunches. The Skinny Kitchen is for those who want an innovative and sophisticated space to eat drink and be merry from morning until night.”


These are just a few of the hundreds of bars and pubs that abound in Angel. If you’re looking for post-event drinks near the BDC you’re guaranteed to find something special. Whether you’re after a few casual beers with colleagues or a formal event for networking or sales the area around the BDC offers plenty of options!

To see a list of upcoming events at the BDC visit our events page.

If you’re keen to host an event we have many event spaces available.

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