Bars In Waterloo

On the Southbank of the Thames and boasting awesome riverside views, a great bridge, a myriadof tube lines for easy travelling, a theatre, BFI Imax cinema and an abundance of bars to visit, Waterloo really does have a lot to offer. But how about a casual drink? We've got you sorted. Check out our recommendations for the best bar in Waterloo.

Last updated on 25th August 2022

The White Hart

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Looking for somewhere to rest your feet in Waterloo? The White Hart is a traditional boozer with a contemporary twist. Head on over to this cosy haunt, which boasts wooden decor and chandeliers, to chomp on British cuisine and tip back premium drinks.

Bar Elba

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Just down the road from Waterloo station is a little tropical paradise. This 600-capacity rooftop bar is awash with sunny colours, panoramic views and a cocktail menu that's twenty strong – with favourites like Aperol Spritz, Frose (frozen Rose!) and alcohol-laced Havana slushies.

Commemorating the iconic artwork of Polish World War II artist, Feliks Topolski, this Waterloo space is a converted 20th Century bunker, over 200 years old. Serving Eastern Europeans foods and hosting a rosta of live music, club nights cabaret and artist exhibitions, Topolski's is one of Waterloo's ultimate unique places. 

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Need a break from the bustle of central London? Seek refuge in the Duke of Sussex, a homely and familiar boozer serving the best in seasonal British produce washed down with a carefully curated menu of beer, wine and refreshing cocktails. There's a spacious beer garden for the summer, a large function room for private hire groups and always lots going on, whether that be weekly quiz nights or live music events.

Mulberry Bush

1057 user reviews 4

Sure, this trusty gastropub is as centrally located as they come - but that doesn't stop it from offering an affectionate, neighbourhood vibe. Located within a few seconds of the waterfront, the Mulberry Bush is a cracking option whether you're coming for the seasonal foods and daily changing specials or just a couple of pints from their excellent range of beer and ale. Looking for a private hire space? The Green Room is well equipped at hosting all manner of special occasions.