Oriole - CLOSED

Oriole - CLOSED

Oriole - CLOSED

Oriole - CLOSED

Oriole - CLOSED


A New World awaits... get involved

Kicking it in Smithfields? Get down the stairs beneath the bridge and head through the curtain to find an upmarket tiki-chic vibe with palm print walls. It's a 120-seater space with room to move (and groove). Slick leather booths for groups, two-top tables by the bar for hot dates and a private 40-person curtained-off space for hire for one hell of a party. Most importantly, it's got live music at it's core, and it's all centred around the stage. Think jazz, funk, swing and blues to shake your snake hips to.

You're here for the cocktails, and they're gonna blow you away. Old World, New World, Orient, Sharers... Oriole is all in, so expect original, daring and adventurous creations served up in beautiful and weird vessels. When we visited, you could collect cigarette cards for each cocktail... that's your new hobby sorted. The bar staff are badass and seriously know their sh*t, so service is the best you'll find in London. But we expect no less from these guys who keep their employees for longer than we've been BarChicking. As if you needed more, there's a whole selection of small plates and bar food packed with far-out ingredients to keep you guessing.

Love your rare and vintage jazz? Hit up their new dynamite line-up of DJ nights which bring the finest and rarest swing, jazz and world music to the decks til the early hours. 

January 2023 update: Oriole has now closed, but stay tuned... the crew plan on opening Oriole 2.0 later this year. Pow!


By BarChick


E Poultry Ave, London EC1A 9LH, UK


Sunday 18:00 - 02:00
Monday 18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday 18:00 - 02:00
Wednesday 18:00 - 02:00
Thursday 18:00 - 02:00
Friday 18:00 - 02:00
Saturday 18:00 - 02:00



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