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.
Thought BrewDog was just about the beers? Think again, because this Clerkenwell spot is bringing you chorizo dogs, buffalo cauliflower and chicken wings alongside a vast selection of small-batch beers, signature brews and punchy ciders.
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.
Looking for watering holes? Boasting a menu of meatball gratin, confit duck legs and other Czech dishes, PIVO is a brilliant bar in Clerkenwell. Along with delish grub, you can enjoy sipping on craft beer, all of which comes from small breweries in Prague.
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.
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.
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.