There are independent pubs, inn, and hotels that have pubs that are cozy places to relax and unwind after a long day at work.
We have compiled for you a list of 100 unique, fun, and classy bar names. Branding experts suggest that it's important to keep unique or catchy names.
Traditional British pubs would often have weird names because they wanted to distinguish themselves from the competition. They would also use "arms" in the name to represent nobility.
Your name is such a critical part of your brand. Here we have tried to suggest some catchy names for pubs ideas for your inspiration. Creative names for bars have a great brand recall. Try out one of these.
Popular Pub Names
Owning and operating an inn with a pub or an independent pub can be a fun and exhilarating business for an entrepreneur willing to put in the commitment. It was found that the most common pub names were The Red Lion, White Hart, and Royal Oak. Have a look at some British pub names to help you think of yours.
1. 95 Slide (American origin) using an iconic sports team moment in the Seattle Mariners history.
2. Ace Bounce (American origin) like the ace in a deck of cards.
3. American Social (American origin) a popular pub in the US.
4. The Plough (English origin) A very solid gastro pub.
5. Bandits Bar (American origin) a catchy bar name.
6. Bar One (English origin) the number one pub of choice.
7. Better Days (English origin) a good place to relax.
8. The Crown (English origin) a great traditional pub.
9. Boycott Bar (American origin) a good place to boycott work.
10. Burgatory (American origin) they serve one ‘helluva’ burger.
11. Clock Bar (American origin) in Philadelphia, where time just stops.
12. The Rose and Crown (English origin) They do the best roast here. .
13. Fat Angel (Australian origin) a Brisbane-based sports bar and grill.
14. Fireside Bar (American origin) this Winsconsin-based pub serves delicious grilled food.
15. The Black Horse (English origin) it's a great place for family and friends.
16. Happy Daze (American origin) a place for happy days.
17. Highbar (American origin) one of the fanciest pubs.
18. The Prince of Wales (English origin) just in case he ever comes to visit.
19. The Coach and Horses (English origin) this sometimes means that the pub used to be a coach house.
20. Polka Dots Bistro & Bar (English origin) a fancy and catchy name. It's a great place for friends and family.
21. Ray’s Happy Birthday Bar (English origin) it is said that the previous owner of the bar would sing the 'Happy Birthday' song to his customers.
22. Robert’s Western World (English origin) an old bar.
23. The Victoria (English origin) after Queen Victoria.
24. The Star (English origin) this place will be the star in your sky.
25. The Fainting Goat (English origin) it is said that the owner was shy around girls, so people would say he seemed like a fainting goat.
26. The Three Horseshoes (English origin) this name is supposed to be lucky.
27. The George And Dragon (English origin) this place does the all time best Yorkshire puddings.
28. Tin ‘n’ Lint (English origin) a name that came up during a weed session with the previous owners.
29. The Bluebell (English origin) this one's just sweet.
Funny Pub Names
Pub names are as important as a pub sign. Every pub and bar business entrepreneur should be well aware of its business and product naming process and also knows the importance of a good business name. Here are some English pub names to help you get started.
30. Hole in the Wall (English origin) there are different branches in various locations Southsea, Hampshire; they even have 'Hole Int Wall' in Yorkshire.
31. Bank Tavern (English origin) where you spend all your money.
32. Blooming Fuchsia (English origin) means "a blooming flower". A good name for an old bar where one can unwind.
33. Bread of Heaven (English origin) an ironic name with a spiritual twist.
34. Devil's Punchbowl (English origin) a place to let loose.
35. Drunken Duck (English origin) has outlets in Hawkshead, Cumbria.
36. The Volunteer (English origin) volunteering to have a pint doesn't count as charity work.
37. Mad Dog (English origin) can also be found in Odell, Bedfordshire.
38. Nobody Inn (English origin) can be located in Doddiscombsleigh, Devon.
39. One That Almost Got Away (English origin) but it didn't!
40. Pig and Whistle (English origin) a cool pub name.
41. Spread Eagle (English origin) a unique pub name.
42. The Bleeding Wolf (English origin) can be found in Hale, Altrincham, and Cheshire.
43. The Cow and Snuffers (English origin) has outlets in Llandaff and Cardiff, Wales.
44. The Elusive Camel (English origin) the right place to be elusive.
45. The Fawcett Inn (English origin) a funny name for a bar using Fawcett.
46. The Jolly Sailor (English origin) all your customers will be jolly too.
47. The Happy Medium (English origin) can also be found in Chichester, West Sussex
48. The Hog In The Pound (English origin) a London-based old and famous pub.
49. The Hung Drawn And Quartered (English origin) another London-based famous pub with chandeliers and portraits.
50. Red Lion Pub (American origin) based in Chicago, Red Lion has a simplistic but classy pub sign. It is also the most common English pub name.
51. The Pub with No Name based in London, it is also known by locals as The White Horse Inn.
52. The Headless Woman (English origin) this British pub has a sign of a woman carrying her own severed head. Scary, right?
53. The Roaring Donkey (English origin) this Essex based pub has a classy sign.
54. The Tap Shop (English origin) a friendly local pub in Livingston.
55. The Three-Legged Mare (English origin) known locally as 'The Wonky Donkey'.
56. The Vat and Fiddle (English origin) Nottingham
57. Tempest Bar (English origin) a place for creativity.
58. The Corner (English origin) a place in the corner.
59. The Crescent Lounge (English origin) has a simple sign but is a great place to lounge and relax.
60. The Grizzled Wizard (English origin) they also serve grilled meals.
61. The Hidden Vine (English origin) a hidden place.
62. The Masion Bar (English origin) the high place.
63. The Mix Up Bar (English origin) a mix of people.
64. The Pastry War (English origin) they also serve pastries.
65. Third Rail (English origin) a typical British pub name.
66. Three Crowns (English origin) a noble place.
67. Under Tow (English origin) a place to relax when you need a tow.
68. Whistle Top (English origin) a great name for a British pub.
Irish Pub Names
Your bar’s name is an important part of your brand personality. Make it reflect your unique bar experience – relaxing or boisterous.
69. Albert Angel pub (German origin) meaning "noble".
70. Ballantyne (Irish origin) derived from the word valentine.
71. Blind Pig Pub (Irish origin) a typical Irish pub name.
72. Blue Archies (Irish origin) a name inspired by nature.
73. Blue Bungy pub (Irish origin) a good Irish pub sign.
74. Brick Store Pub (Irish origin) a place made of brick.
75. Caffe Bello pub (Irish origin) meaning "bald" and "handsome" and can be referred to as a bald handsome man.
76. Centennial (Latine origin) means "one hundred".
77. The Smugglers (English origin) perfect for a town with a smuggling history.
78. Colo Corado bar (American origin) named after the city of Colorado.
79. Connolly’s (Irish origin) can be referred to as a descendant of Conghaile.
80. Crazy Crown pub (English origin) for the crazies.
81. Day Exposures (English origin) get your daily exposure.
82. Fado Irish Pub (Irish origin) it could mean anything to you.
83. Fengy Far pub (Irish origin) derived from Fenty.
84. Feathers (English origin) a simple name.
85. Froggy Bottom Pub (English origin) an odd place to be.
86. Dublin Tavern (English origin) guess where this pub can often be found?
87. Hamilton’s Tavern (Scottish origin) usually a habitual name for a small village.
88. The Bailey Pub and Brasserie (English origin) a joint-owned business.
89. Joe’s Pub (English origin) named after the owner.
90. Magic Tones pub (English origin) a place where they play good music as well.
91. McGee’s (English origin) a family-owned business.
92. McGettigan’s NYC (English origin) possibly a family-owned business found in New York.
93. McGillin’s Olde Ale House (English origin) an old establishment that has been around for a long time.
94. Moon Return bar (English origin) a place you go to when at night when the moon is out.
95. Mulligan’s Pub (Irish origin) meaning "grandson of the bald man".
96. O’Briens Irish Pub (Irish origin) a family name with a long history.
97. Pluto Piano bar (English origin) named after the planet.
98. Pub Stuff, LLC (English origin) where you do stuff peculiar to a bar.
99. Rí Rá Irish Pub (Irish origin) meaning "pear" and "to come".
100. Six Pence Pub (English origin) a type of currency.
101. The Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog (English origin) a different type of establishment.
102. The Globe Pub (English origin) a place where everyone can go to.
103. The Maple Leaf Pub (English origin) a type of leaf that holds great symbols.
104. The Playwright Irish Pub (English origin) a place for writers and artists.
105. The Pub Orlando (English origin) quite simply a pub based in Orlando.
106. Twin Scrolls bar (English origin) reference to the twin scrolls.
107. Union Pub (English origin) a place of union or for unions.
108. Venus Cystor (Greek origin) means "the Goddess of love".
109. Wrecking Bar Brewpub (English origin) a place where home-brewed beer is served.
110. Young Summer (English origin) reminds you of your youth.
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