The Thirsty Scholar

Nestled discreetly inside 1 Park Crescent – a stone’s throw from Oxford Street – is The Thirsty Scholar. Our purse-friendly former members’ bar requires a little navigation before you can settle into an evening of booze-fuelled fun. But it’s worth the effort; this is a place for coffee connoisseurs and night owls alike, serving coffee from 7 am and tipples until 3 am on weekends.

The building also houses a vast, multi-function space for workshops, exhibitions, live music, and corporate functions. All profit generated from bar and venue sales goes back into the leading charity – ISH – So you can feel philanthropic too!


Hidden inside International Students House at 1 Park Crescent, London, W1B 1SH – Come in through the main door and turn left for the bar.

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The Thirsty Scholar is a place to meet new and old friends, relax and unwind in a friendly and safe environment. Entry into the bar requires a membership card which you can get for FREE.


How to become a member

Membership is open on an equal basis to all. Fill in this form and receive your digital membership card today!


Benefits of Membership

  •  Access to The Thirsty Scholar
  •  Monthly discounts for food or drink
  • Events and gigs news
  • Unlimited and free WiFi

Scan the QR Code and become a member