Bars in Clerkenwell
Building the invisible boundary between Farringdon and Old Street, Clerkenwell may well be wedged between and served by some serious office space, but that doesn't stop it being a hot destination to grab a few after work drinks and cocktails. From humble boozers and casual eateries, to luxe cocktail spaces, check out our recommendations for the best bars in Clerkenwell.
Last updated on 22nd February 2017
A top name in the heart of St John's Square, Clerkenwell & Social is strong with the after work crowd and it's with good reason. Not only boasting artisan pizzas and delicious bites, they're coming at you with a hardy selection of cocktails and even private party spaces to boot.
Fancy a few casual ones after work? Then it's off to one of the best sports bars in Clerkenwell for you. Not only boasting quirky and modern interiors, 1920s Bar is a fun and laidback spot that not only provides the drinks, but also provides the pool tables to boot.
A sumptuous spot set right alongside the Sadler Well's Theatre, Miz En Bouche is a top location for those looking for both dinner and drinks in Clerkenwell. Head on down for modern French bistro inspired fare set alongside global bottles and enviable French wine.
One of the coolest bars in Clerkenwell thanks to its lending for all things Louisiana, The Ninth Ward is a brooding space of urban interiors and Stateside flair, this just so happens to be a serious spot for smoked meats set alongside cocktails and bourbon to boot.
A gastropub in Clerkenwell with casual drinks and charming British interiors to its name, not only can you snatch up a roster of classic cocktails at The Well, this St John Street spot is coming up trumps in the draught beer and pub plates department.
The Gibson is a criminally underrated cocktail so trust Clerkenwell to support a bar dedicated to mixing the drink. Expert mixologists have been experimenting with the recipe to create an intriguing list fit for the dark, intimate and extravagant East London establishment.