If Victorian interiors and casual drinks are right up your alley, The Grove is a Balham boozer for you. Get cosy with friends in a booth or settle in for dinner as this locals favourite brings you a gastropub feel with a tequila edge..
Bars in Balham
Balham? Not only is it home to the yummy mummy, a plethora of independent shops and a hearty myriad of punters and brunchers come the weekend, it's also home to a top roster of bars and pubs. Looking to grab a drink in this charming South London suburb and sup some serious cocktails and pints? Then why not check out our recommendations for the best bars in Balham.
For the hungry? Check out our guide to restaurants in Balham.
Located 30 seconds from Balham train and tube station, the ground floor bar of The Exhibit is perfect for a after work drinks. Large leather sofas help you relax while catching up with friends. Or perch on one of the stools and watch the world go by. Soak up the spring sun on the large terrace or get the last of the rays at the back of the newly decked garden.
Keeping to the retro outfit of your local village hall, Balham Bowls Club feels like it's played host to more than a few town forays, as well as propping up the punters. Coming with bags of charm, this Bar in Balham is a haven for lounging with its living room vibes as well as hearty pub grub.
This gorgeous Balham pub is the perfect spot for an after work drink in London. With comfy seats, great drink selections and a lively atmosphere it's a great haunt for you and your mates. And if hefty portions of slow-roasted meats are more your thing, it also happens to serve one of the best Sunday lunches in London.
A right gem of a cocktail bar is waiting to be unearthed on Bedford Hill. Lost & Found is a friendly, funky bar rife with live music, fun-time vibes and cocktails that'll knock your socks off. Stop by sometime soon for a minty fresh Red Haired Mojito, a sweet and velvety Candy Bar or bring your mates and share an Alice in Wonderland a blend laced with Stolichanaya Vodka served in a top hat!
Oysters, roast dinners and bottles of the good stuff? Heidi is a wine bar in Balham with many great faces. From their renowned roasts and their evenings chock with fresh seafood to their streetside tables and walls lined with fridges, it's a great date night spot and then some.
So you're not after whacky cocktails, and you're most definitely not after strobe lighting on the dancefloor? Then why not a laid-back bar in Balham that has pub written all over it. Join The Regent for foosball, relaxed seating, comfy dining and pints aplenty.