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Happiness Forgets

Cocktail Bar££££
Hackney, Hackney
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  • Ross W.
    The menu is a slow-moving in this understated basement bar, changing as inspiration comes to create something better than what preceded them. Currently, try the smoky yet citrus mezcal mix, Bootlegger
  • Yvonne Y.
    Yvonne Yong1 week ago
    The perfect storm
  • Kevin H.
    Kevin Hill2 weeks ago
    Mezcal and lemon
  • Matt M.
    Matt MitgangDecember 1, 2017
    Spectacular basement cocktail bar.
  • Ashley C.
    Ashley ChanOctober 8, 2017
    If you're sick of gimicky drinks in hipster places, come here for superb no-frills cocktails in a simple basement bar. Everything on the menu is worth getting, esp. the Bootlegger and the Cassidy.
  • Maayan S.
    Maayan SheinfeldAugust 25, 2017
    Awesome cocktails, great quiet vibe and staff.
  • Iain M.
    Iain MullanAugust 2, 2017
    Instant hit. Friendly, cosy, unpretentious.
  • Gleren M.
    Gleren MeneghinJuly 22, 2017
    They truly deserve their spot in the top 5 best cocktail bars in the world.
  • Alex B.
    Alex BurnsJuly 9, 2017
    Really lovely selection of cocktails,friendly table service
  • Катерина Г.
    Good celery sour! If your are not into sweeeet drinks
  • Tsyki
    TsykiMay 14, 2017
    What a lovely little gem. Ask to be surprised.
  • Keti C.
    Keti ChokheliApril 24, 2017
    The Best cocktails you can have here ❤️🙃
  • Matthias G.
    Matthias GuthMarch 26, 2017
    cool in a down to earth kind of way
  • lisa S.
    lisa SMarch 19, 2017
    Great new cocktail creations! But they can also make any other cocktail :)
  • Claudia M.
    Claudia MJanuary 29, 2017
    The ambience is like that of a dark basement bar, but the cocktails are great. The Tokyo Collins (gin + yuzu sake and lemon) was a standout
  • Ali B.
    Ali BDecember 19, 2016
    Great little cocktail bar - lovely staff and super cosy.
  • O L.
    O LSeptember 24, 2016
    Great for dates - super cosy and amazing cocktails. Make sure you book
  • Lothar V.
    Lothar Van DriesscheSeptember 10, 2016
    Try the martinis or vermouth based cocktails (like Dip in the Afternoon). Super friendly staff that are very willing (and able) to help you choose the perfect cocktail. Highly recommended!
  • Phil H.
    Phil HSeptember 6, 2016
    The best place to drink in London.
  • Ross W.
    Ross Webster-SalterSeptember 4, 2016
    Winner of "Best International Cocktail Bar" in the Spirited Awards (July 2016)
  • Deborah P.
    Deborah PuiggaliAugust 2, 2016
    Fantastic cocktails!
  • Chase
    ChaseJune 15, 2016
    Fantastic cocktail bar. The bartender has a great mixing style and drinks are delicious. Quite refreshing. Try the Tokyo Collins
  • Nathaniel G.
    Nathaniel GiraitisMay 30, 2016
    Reserve a table in advance for a cozy nook. Otherwise mix it up at the bar.
  • Juan B.
    Juan BuisMay 15, 2016
    These people are amazingly friendly. The Wild Card was one of the best cocktails I've ever had. I love this place.
  • Johannes
    JohannesApril 18, 2016
    Yay, really nice cocktail bar. Might need to queue though 😁
  • Kim P.
    Kim PhạmApril 8, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    An intimate underground speakeasy-style cocktail bar. Grab a seat at the bar and order the Red Crook.
  • Marianna G.
    Marianna GavaApril 5, 2016
    Great atmosphere! Good cocktails! Very cosy even if full....definitely coming back :)
  • Tonia I.
    Tonia ImperfectFebruary 6, 2016
    Amazing cocktails - very friendly staff - secret underground spot perfect all around .
  • Ekaterina S.
    Ekaterina SkorobogatovaJanuary 28, 2016
    Nightlife! Good cocktail bar in the Hoxton square if you feel like night life on Friday, after that you can check out the other bars around - this one is just cocktails but plenty of discos near it
  • Jeff B.
    Jeff ByrnesJanuary 27, 2016
    Go for the PBR Flip; it contains no actual PBR, and is a creamy, eggy badass of a beverage.
  • Diskozwirn
    DiskozwirnJanuary 19, 2016
    My favorite not so pretentious cocktail bar in London with hospitable bartenders and highend drinks.
  • Yasmin E.
    Yasmin EssalmiDecember 23, 2015
    A sexy candlelit basement bar with cocktails to die for👌🏽
  • 148 C.
    148 Check us out!December 13, 2015
    Vieux Carré, penicillin, old fashioned... Super staff, come early!!
  • Noah L.
    Noah LucasDecember 6, 2015
    British secret version of Knee High Stocking Co, Death & Co, or Trick Dog (minus the crowd). Head down the dark staircase and ask for Christine.
  • Aimee B.
    Aimee BurtonNovember 27, 2015
    Whiskey Cocktails
  • Nicole F.
    Nicole FoxNovember 5, 2015
    thats a great place for a cocktail
  • Andrea P.
    Andrea PeñareteNovember 3, 2015
    Know which spirit you like? Give the bar man your favourite flavours and spirit and he'll make you a special!! :)
  • Andrea P.
    Andrea PeñareteNovember 3, 2015
    Great atmosphere! The cocktails can be personalised depending on your taste love it!
  • dtmco
    dtmcoOctober 12, 2015
    Great place to grab a cocktail and the bar staff are extremely helpful, if not a little psychic…
  • Lara B.
    Lara BondOctober 8, 2015
    Cocktails!!!!!
  • Arnau B.
    Arnau BronsomsOctober 5, 2015
    Great cocktails, cozy, not too big, good music...
  • Tony P.
    Tony P.September 24, 2015
    If you like la Louisiana - try Chapter 1.
  • Sam J.
    Sam J.September 23, 2015
    Very nice & original cocktail place, hidden from the crowd and with an intimate atmosphere. It feels like going back in time.
  • Sıla B.
    Sıla BozokAugust 30, 2015
    The Secretary and Tokyo Collins are quite good
  • Daniella L.
    Daniella LeborAugust 14, 2015
    An underground candle-lit cocktail cornucopia in the heart of Hoxton Square.
  • Brad T.
    Brad TJuly 25, 2015
    A great cocktail both on and off menu. True to its name, I never seem to exactly remember what I had the night before, but you really can't go wrong with any of it.
  • Spotted by Locals - city guides by locals
    Go for cocktails! They are very good here! Read more
  • lisa S.
    lisa SJuly 12, 2015
    Try 'The Secretary':)
  • Goose
    GooseJune 15, 2015
    The cocktails (that would be an understatement)
  • Zeynep K.
    Zeynep KahramanMay 28, 2015
    Delicious cocktails🍸
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