A haven for locals looking to escape the rowdy students in nearby bars and pubs, Royal Albert creates a more chilled atmosphere with its cosy dark red sofas, fairy lights, antique furniture and scattered taxidermy. Great craft beers and real ales are offered up, as well as traditional British dishes and regular film and quiz nights.
Bars in New Cross
No matter what type of night you're looking for in London you can find it in New Cross. Enjoy some of the best bars in London for cocktails, beer and music to kick off a great night out without having to venture North. From classy cocktails to funky decor and live music, there's an eclectic mix to choose from, with big chains and quirky independent bars providing friendly vibes and top DJs. Check 'em all out here.
The Hobgoblin is a cheap and cheerful student magnet because of its cheap drinks prices, friendly staff and relaxed vibe. A traditional British pub through and through, the venue is overflowing oozes charm with a spacious beer garden for bustling summer BBQs.
The Amersham Arms fluently blends all the great grub and chilled atmosphere of a traditional boozer with a cutting edge live music and comedy venue. It even has its own art gallery located above it, and holds a cult status with many South Londoners.
This stripped back live music venue gives local bands and alternative musicians the chance to take the limelight in front of a crowd of fun-loving and carefree youngsters. Head to New Cross Inn for something a little more loud and buzzing.