Best Bars in West London

Stretching from Westminster to Chelsea and even all the way out towards Brent, West London is one massive area that's jam-packed with unmissable watering holes. Whether you're heading out for a boozy brunch, after work drinks or looking to swoon on a date night, you're sure to find all that you need in this pocket of town. Have a scroll through our top pick of best bars in West London for an experience to remember. 

Last updated on 24th June 2022




ESQ

23 user reviews 5

This sleek basement is easily one of West London's best bars, boasting an extraordinary list of signature concoction that have been perfectly mixed by master bartenders. Head to this cosy plot in 100 Queen's Gate Hotel to try them all to the sound of a self-playing piano.

Chelsea Funhouse is the ultimate Saturday night destination, with enough dancing and debauchery to please even the wildest of West London's partygoers. Taking up three floors of a renovated townhouse, this place is home to some of the city's most exciting pop-up concepts.

Aeronaut

1024 user reviews 4

Aeronaut is a whacky West London hangout fulfilling the traditional pub spec while hosting a weekly fanfare of shows, events, performances and classes. Take up dance lessons, join in on quiz night or catch one of their weekly circus extravaganzas for the ultimate night out.

Peachy Queen Putney

4 user reviews 5

Peachy Queen is the Putney bar fronting gloriously pink interiors, neon signs and a range of unique cocktails inspired by pop culture. Think sipping on the likes of 'watermelon sugar high' and 'Bohemian raspberry' in these Instagrammable interiors.

Heist Bank

419 user reviews 5

With a mix of industrial and homely interiors, Heist Bank is a unique all-day hangout. Head over to try one of their delicious stone-baked pizzas which come perfectly paired with a craft beer. And when you're done eating? Challenge your mates to a couple of rounds on the pool table.

The Rose Fulham

152 user reviews 4

A go-to for residents in Fulham and Chelsea, The Rose is a neighbourhood pub that champions the best of British fare. Get your fix of small plates, sharing boards and hearty mains with a wide choice of drinks, all of which can be enjoyed in their gorgeous beer garden.

Callooh Callay Chelsea

70 user reviews 4

Looking for places to drink on the Kings Road? Callooh Callay is one cool cocktail bar in West London, bringing a list of signature creations and vintage classics to its Chelsea home. And if you get peckish, there's light bits of ceviche and South American specials to delve into. 

The Bird in Hand

114 user reviews 5

Located in the heart of Brook Green, The Bird in Hand is a gorgeous contemporary-style pub, serving a menu of small plates and stone-baked pizzas. Operating a no-reservation policy, this is the perfect spot for a casual mid-week dinner or romantic date night.

The Colton Arms

132 user reviews 4

No trip to Fulham is complete without a visit to The Colton Arms. This intimate pub is all about character, boasting a warm and welcoming feel to regulars and newcomers alike, all while serving up a delicious range of beer and classic British dishes.

Syon Lounge

334 user reviews 3

Located in Syon Park, this award-winning restaurant and shisha lounge is offering up mouthwatering plates. With a head chef who counts stints at Nobu and Hakkasan under his belt, this West London spot is certainly one for sushi and pan-Asian bites.

Royal Oak

197 user reviews 5

A top pub in North West London, Royal Oak is a local boozer built with lazy weekends in mind. The old mahogany bar serves all the usual suspects, alongside a selection of fine wines and locally sourced ales, making it perfect for chilling out with a classic Sunday roast.

Battersea Brewery

2 user reviews 5

For a craft beer bar in West London, look no further than the on-site taproom at Battersea Brewery. Tucked away within the arches of the famous power station, this industrial-style drinking den is fronting everything from keg to cask, including a lineup of guest brews from across the world.

Brook Green

215 user reviews 4

Brook Green is a name on the Hammersmith pub scene that not only promises tasty tidings in the shape of seasonal pub fare, but they also boast a luxury hotel space for those looking to stick it out for the long haul. And in the morning? This place serves one heck of a breakfast. 

Beerkat

10 user reviews 5

Head over to Ealing Broadway where this unique bottle shop and craft beer bar is serving up some of the brews in the capital. Offering a staggering selection of tipples from its 12-strong tap wall, alongside sourdough pizzas and DJ nights, it's swiftly becoming a West London favourite.

Blue Boat

36 user reviews 4

Got a hankering for a classic West London pub? Perfectly perched on the riverside, The Blue Boat is a haven for pub lunches and afternoon drinks. Whether you're admiring their maritime interiors, scoffing gastro grub or sipping London ale, this place has a little something for everyone.