When getting a drink is the priority, but you also want the option to eat something good, use this guide.
September 21, 2023
The rooftop bar in Peckham’s Bussey Building is a great place to get a drink with friends and watch the sunset. There’s a rooftop cinema next door.
May 25, 2023
A rooftop bar with a private beach club feel, Skylight Peckham is good for cocktails and epic views.
May 23, 2023
The Duke of Richmond is pub and restaurant in Dalston making burgers and bar snacks worth travelling for.
August 22, 2022
Canova is a bar that has taken over a former grade listed department store in Brixton and, yes, it’s cool.
A sophisticated bar that’s open until 1am, MAP Maison should be near the top of your Dalston cocktail agenda.
October 4, 2021
Not to be confused with Tooting Market, Broadway Market is packed full of great spots for sit-down cheap eats and date-ready drinking dens.
August 3, 2021
A moody little drinking den in Kentish Town, Tabac is perfect for a date night or a charming catch-up over cheese.
July 20, 2021
A Mediterranean small plates spot housed in a massive ex-Victorian power station, The Light Bar is a great shout for date night and big group hangs.
July 5, 2021
Predictably, the East London Liquor Co. serve great cocktails. But, plot twist, they also do top chicken from Royale.
July 2, 2021
Peckham Riviera might not have a coastline in sight, but this casual bar makes up for it in cocktails, live sports, and big group hang energy.
June 25, 2021
Buster Mantis is a comfortable Depftord bar with Caribbean influences that’s open late on weekends and has plenty of outside seating.
June 9, 2021
A beach-style bar with a feel-good roof terrace, Chiringuito is a great shout for a drink in Bethnal Green.
May 26, 2021
Balham’s answer to a good time, The Exhibit is a multi-storey restaurant, bar, and cinema with a great outdoor terrace.
Waterloo’s biggest, brightest group hang bar, Bar Elba is the place to be on sunny days in London.
A huge open-air beer garden under the Vauxhall train arches with food vendors, a bar, and a DJ.
Hacha is Dalston bar that makes a dangerously delicious margarita, and other tequila and mezcal drinks, alongside a small menu of tacos and ceviche.
June 21, 2019
Burger and Beyond in Camden, Shoreditch and Canary Wharf do some of the best double patties in London.
February 1, 2018
Ninth Ward is a low-lit bar near Farringdon with decent lunchtime food deals and a great burger.
January 24, 2018
The Blue Post is a stylish refurbished boozer in Soho serving great bar food.
January 19, 2018
Conveniently located on West Hampstead High Street, this retro bar serves very decent pizza and cheap cocktails.
November 15, 2017
With a steak restaurant downstairs and a chilled bar upstairs, The Jones Family Project is a great place for a group hang.
Flight Club is a darts-themed bar, and it’s basically the hipster upgrade to playing darts in a pub
Pickled Fred is a restaurant on Brick Lane, and the food can only be described as a bit all over the place.
October 15, 2017
Giant Robot is a street food/bar venue in Canary Wharf, from the same people behind Dinerama. It’s great for post-work drinks and something to eat.
August 16, 2017