The best cocktail bars in Milton Keynes and Northampton


Did you know that all of our serviced apartments are in close proximity to lots of bars, restaurants, and entertainment venues?

Whether you want a night out with friends, a romantic date night or simply a drink on your own after a long day at work, there are plenty of choices across Milton Keynes and Northampton.

Here are some of our favourites!

Cocktail bars in Milton Keynes

Be At One, Mortimer Square

This luxury chain cocktail bar offers a variety of cocktails, plus fun mixing masterclasses and happy hour! With over 100 cocktails, mocktails and frozen drinks to choose from – including tequila, gin, rum, vodka, whiskey, sparkling and spritz, wine, champagne, prosecco and bartender’s choices – you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Blossom Room, Mortimer Square

Blossom Room is a high-end, Japanese-inspired bar which oozes opulence. This ‘instagrammable’ bar offers an extensive drinks and cocktail menu with signature cocktails and a small collection of bar dishes, plus experiences such as bottomless brunch, afternoon tea, and a VIP booth. There’s also a fabulous flower wall which is great for photo opportunities!

The Craufurd Arms, Wolverton

At first glance, you wouldn’t expect this bar and music venue to be the first choice for cocktails but if you’re looking for something a bit different, The Craufurd Arms is the place to go. You can enjoy their new quirky cocktail menu and stay for the live music! Not to mention the cheap beer…

Kobe Steakhouse & Cocktail Lounge, Xscape

A recently opened establishment, Kobe Steakhouse & Cocktail Lounge is only one of ten registered restaurants certified to sell Japanese Kobe and Wagyu beef in the UK – but we know you’re just here for the cocktails! This sophisticated venue has a cocktail, wine and spirits menu – all carefully curated with affordable favourites and top-end labels.

Revolucion de Cuba, Savoy Crescent

Though it’s another chain restaurant, you can expect an authentic Cuban experience in this fun bar and restaurant. Right in the heart of the theatre district, they offer good food and tapas, plus Cuban inspired drinks such as Cuban Icons (Cuba libre and El Daiquiri Rosa) and Tiki Bar (Reggae Rum Punch, Polynesian Paradise).

Cocktail bars in Northampton

Bridge 26 Cocktail Bar, Bridge Street

This cocktail bar has two music rooms and an extensive cocktail menu – plus shooters! You can expect an array of cocktails such as Gordons Pink Martini, Jack Honey Smash, Gin Bramble and more. They also serve mocktails and often run 2-4-1 cocktail deals.

The Eccentric Englishman, Giles’ Street

The Eccentric Englishman is, unsurprisingly, an eccentric and quirky bar that is themed around Phileas Fogg and the Mad Hatter, offering lunch, afternoon tea, and delicious cocktails, from The Enchanted English Rose to Our Curious Cobbler. You also have a choice of Tipsy Trees!

The Green Room, Brackley

As well as tapas, gin, and cocktails, this contemporary small-town bar offers bottomless brunch and high afternoon tea! The drinks menu boasts delicious cocktails such as the Cherry Bakewell Martini and English Garden, plus cocktail trees! Don’t fancy going out? Their sister company, 1806 Cocktail Club, can deliver cocktail boxes and mixology boxes directly to your door.

The Smoke Pit, The Ridings

The Smoke Pit is an industrial smokehouse and barbecue restaurant which is also well-established for its quirky and colourful cocktails. Here, you can expect unique cocktails, from the Alabama Slammer and Biscoff & Amaretto Martini, plus a huge selection of bourbon and American whiskey.

Yakut Lounge, Wellingborough Road

This contemporary Turkish fine dining establishment offers a vast food menu and an array of cocktails and shots. You can enjoy some summery classics, like a Pina Colada or a Mojito, or indulge in some more unique drinks, such as a Baileys Chocolate Martini or the ‘God Father’.

Have you visited any of these cocktail bars yet? Are there any others you’d recommend? Let us know!