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Happiness Forgets

#861 of 18,456 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$
8-9 Hoxton Square, London N1 6NU, England
+44 20 7613 0325
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“hoxton square” (22 reviews)
“cocktail bar” (19 reviews)
“great drinks” (11 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
8-9 Hoxton Square, London N1 6NU, England
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

Impressed, though easily missed if you walk around the area. Great selection, welcoming and knowledgeable staff, and most important, they know how to make a good cocktail.

Thank Juan Carlos Z
Reviewed March 5, 2018

I attended Happiness Forgets late January with a date. We were welcomed in by a very friendly male bartender who showed us to our table. Due to the venue being small but cozy we asked if we could move to a booth instead of sitting...More

Thank londonsreviewer
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

We managed to get seats in this bar following a meal in the restaurant above. The bar is fully seated, very cosy, waiter service and great cocktails. Music very chilled and still able to hear each other speak. Great chilled out atmosphere and we really...More

Thank elaine d
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Surprisingly wonderful bar; we popped by after dinner for quick drinks and it was mad packed at 7pm! Well it’s NYE, to be fair. No fancy drinks with shows like the ones you get in hotel bars. It's simple, clean, slick and straight to the...More

Thank Crystalism
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

It may take a minute or two to realise your above this underground bar but once you are in you’ll never forget where it is. The service is second to none with the experienced cocktail makers tailoring the drinks to your fancy. I would 100...More

Thank georgecolman13
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Booked a table on a Thursday night for 4 people (definitely book as it's small and gets busy). Had the table for almost 2 hours before going on to dinner. Great cocktails that change frequently. Had the Claymore, Two Doors Down and Vino De Cuba....More

Thank jumpinginmyheadphone
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Excellent service, excellent cocktails! Probably the best cocktails in the Shoreditch Area! Was packed at 9pm on a Monday night, that says it all to me!

Thank MkMark
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Had booked a table at 8 Hoxton Square so when it was suggested to go here for drinks beforehand it was a no brainer. Staff were welcoming, the atmosphere is great and the cocktails delicious. Yes it's small & it can be hard to get...More

Thank holidayshoes
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

Hidden little speak easy bar! Friendly staff & nice refined cocktail menu! I find it to be the perfect bar for a party of 2 as the bar itself is rather small! Love their Celery Sour cocktail!

Thank Mariana G
Reviewed October 9, 2017

This place would be great if the table timings were less stringent, and it seems ironic that they do bookings presumably to make money, but you would struggle to get two drinks within an hour. The staff are very friendly and energetic, but on one...More

Thank MrsSimpsonson
The western front of the edgy East End, Shoreditch is
a perennially trendy haven for anything “street” – be
it art, food, or fashion. With its handful of well
connected transportation links dotting its perimeter,
along with an ever increasing variety of shops,
hotels, bars, and restaurants, it's easy to explore
this trend-conscious and youth-oriented neighborhood.
There's a lingering post-industrial grit about
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8-9 Hoxton Square, London N1 6NU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Shoreditch
  • Neighborhood: Shoreditch
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7613 0325
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