From low-key wine bars to big-deal cocktail spots, these are the new great places to have a drink that you should know about.
Heidi Lauth Beasley & Daisy MeagerFebruary 2, 2023
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Oliver Feldman, Jake Missing & Eileen TwumJune 1, 2018
London has lots of parks and lots of options. Here are some of the best places to get a sit-down meal nearby, once you’re done laying in the sun.
Jake MissingJune 2, 2019
Some suggestions on where to enjoy a few drinks and have some distance.
Jake MissingJuly 15, 2020
Where to drink craft beer outside in London.
Jake MissingJune 22, 2021
Some of London’s best bars are delivering the elixir of life. Or as you might call it, the Negroni.
Heidi Lauth BeasleyJuly 16, 2020
Nestled in a Bermondsey park, French restaurant Pique-Nique is date night ready.
Daisy MeagerNovember 22, 2022
A hidden Italian-inspired restaurant in Kensington with a charming garden and great seasonal small plates.
Rianne ShlebakAugust 17, 2022
A colourful converted barge opposite Paddington station, Darcie and May Green is a great shout for an alfresco drink and a light bite in the summer.
Heidi Lauth BeasleyJune 13, 2022
A rooftop restaurant and bar in Belgravia serving Nordic small plates.
Rianne ShlebakJanuary 22, 2022
A Philadelphia-inspired Fitzrovia dive bar serving real-deal philly cheesesteaks, wings, and draft beers.
Rianne ShlebakJanuary 14, 2022
Cue Point is a British Afghan catering company and smokehouse who have a residency at Orbit Brewery and Taproom in Walworth.
Rianne ShlebakSeptember 1, 2021
A Stoke Newington boozer with a weeknight happy hour, The Three Crowns is a good shout for a casual boozy group catch-up.
Heidi Lauth BeasleyJuly 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.
Heidi Lauth BeasleyJuly 5, 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.
Heidi Lauth BeasleyJune 25, 2021
The Duke of Wellington is a proper pub where pints are pulled, the Premier League is playing, and the pool table always has a pound coin put down.
Jake MissingJune 10, 2021
Balham’s answer to a good time, The Exhibit is a multi-storey restaurant, bar, and cinema with a great outdoor terrace.
Heidi Lauth BeasleyMay 26, 2021
A huge outdoor bar in Crystal Palace, Varanda is one of London’s best spots for a big group hang over cocktails.
Waterloo’s biggest, brightest group hang bar, Bar Elba is the place to be on sunny days in London.
A cool and casual independent pub in Tooting, The Wheatsheaf does one of the best roasts south of the river.
Heidi Lauth BeasleyApril 29, 2021
A huge open-air events space in Tottenham with a holiday feel, Costa Del Tottenham is a great shout for boozy summer fun.
A casual all day restaurant in Southwark dedicated entirely to pancakes, this place should be one of your go-to brunch spots.
Heidi Lauth BeasleyOctober 20, 2020