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 Clerkenwell bars.

Last updated on 19th October 2022

Craft House

10 user reviews 5

Located in Exmouth Market, Craft House is up on our list of the best bars in the area. Head inside, where you'll be met with foosball tables, hearty eats and a fabulous selection of booze, from ice-cold beers to cocktails. If you thought it couldn't get any better, it's also open 'til late.

1920 Bar

30 user reviews 4

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. 

If you're looking for somewhere cosy to enjoy a tipple or two in Clerkenwell, then make a trip to The Crown Tavern. Home to a bevy of craft beers, ales, spirits and wines, as well as tasty food and an outdoor terrace, this one's a bit of a winner.

For bars in Clerkenwell, look no further than a trip to piano and jazz spot Fidelio Cafe. Think tucking into tasty plates from their all-day menu, or heading to to cosy basement lounge. Plus, there's private hire options available for those who want to host something special.

The Apple Tree

98 user reviews 5

The Apple Tree is a unique pub in London, which champions diversity across its menu and clientele. Top that off with their regular nights of live performances and delicious food and rink offerings, and you've got one cracking night out in Clerkenwell.