Let’s Get Quizzical! 7 Of The Best Pub Quizzes In London

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Test your knowledge, your creativity, your architectural skills, your dirty mind, your dancing skills and your drinking skills. These pub quizzes aren’t your ordinary run of the mill quizzes, they’re all a little bit different and a lot great.

 

1. The Water Poet

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[The Water Poet]
The Big Boozy Pub Quiz is back with it’s heavily booze-orientated quiz on 23 February. Think blind drink tasting, alcohol related trivia, creative rounds, and boozy prizes (including a large bar tab, champagne, etc). It’s £25 for a team of 6 and you can secure your spot here. On a more regular basis, The Water Poet also hosts a fortnightly Spitalfields Crypt Trust Charity Pub Quiz on every 2nd Monday. They say it’s ‘the toughest quiz in London’ so grab a team of 6 and compete to win the tiniest trophy in the world. It costs £12 for the whole team to enter and all proceeds go to the Spitalfields Crypt Trust.

9-11 Folgate St, E1 6BX

 

2. The Old Queens Head

Old Queens Head Pub London Interior
[The Old Queens Head]
Every Tuesday The Old Queens Head go above and beyond anything you should ever expect from an ordinary Pub Quiz, throwing in some dirty doodle rounds and some serious brain testing questions. There are big prizes to be won, including drink giveaways. It starts at 7pm and you can have up to 6 members per team. Book a table here!

The Old Queens Head, 44 Essex Rd, Islington, N1 8LN

 

 

3. The Elm Park Tavern

The Elm Park Tavern puts everything into its quiz night and, come 8.30pm every Thursday, it’s rammed full of punters hoping to win prizes. Round up a team of six and get ready for the sculpture round! It’s £1 per person.

76 Elm Park, Brixton, SW2 2UB 

 

4. The Lexington

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[The Lexington]
The Lexington plays host to Rough Trade’s famous quiz takeover, asking all the big questions about indie music. Name the tune, name the popstar, answer the ‘headfuck’ question. Expect an entertaining quizmaster and lots of mind boggling music stuff. Send them an email to book a table for 7pm on a Monday if you want to join in. It’s £1 per head, and teams can have up to six people.

96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 9JB

 

5. The Boogaloo

The quiz at The Boogaloo, ‘Who Killed Bambi?’ is proud to be the longest running music quiz in London. There’s a league and a rolling jackpot so people take it verrrry seriously. It happens at 8pm every Wednesday and you can email ahead to book a spot.

312 Archway Rd, N6 5AT

 

6. The Old George

The Old George Pub Bethnal Green Interior
[The Old George]
This cosy corner of east London has excellent food (seriously, try it) and a superb pub quiz every Wednesday. Think politically incorrect drawing rounds, challenging sculpture rounds and lots of tricky knowledge rounds!

379 Bethnal Green Rd, E2 0AN

 

7. Star of Bethnal Green

Star of Bethnal Green Pub Exterior
[Star of Bethnal Green]
The Star’s ‘Super Star Quiz’ is one of the best. Make a hat, practice your dance moves, or shot sambuca for a chance to win big prizes. And, if you make it to the bonus round, expect to show off your best animal or, er, Elvis impressions. It starts at 8pm every Tuesday. Book a table on their site!

359 Bethnal Green Road, E2 6LG

 

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Georgie Hoole

Georgie Hoole

Georgie lives in East London and has noticed that she's become slightly more hipster since moving to E1. She's a frequent visitor of trendy cafés and is all too familiar with the extortionate price of a coffee in the capital. She enjoys the finer things in life (like red wine on a school night and eating Ben and Jerry's straight from the tub) and hasn't quite grasped the concept of adulthood yet. She'll get there eventually but, until then, she'll continue to ring her parents for advice on how to manage her finances.

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