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 5th September 2022

The Rose Fulham

181 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.

The Bird in Hand

131 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.

Battersea Brewery

10 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.

Syon Lounge

380 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.

Brook Green

223 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. 

Pergola Paddington

74 user reviews 3

A big name on the West London nightlife scene, Pergola Paddington is known for its jaw-dropping interiors, frozen cocktails and mouthwatering plates. Perfect for groups, you can hire a huge bench, with space for all your pals.

Heist Bank

432 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.

Royal Oak

205 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.

For a high-end cocktail experience with plenty of pizzazz, make your way to Purgatory Bar on Cambridge Street. As you enter you'll be met with chic Antoni Gaudi inspired-decor made up of bold colours and plush seating, alongside a fabulous menu of smoking concoctions.

Peachy Queen Putney

5 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.

The Eagle - Hippo Inns

333 user reviews 5

Complimentary pint of Amstel or a draught Coca-Cola, Diet Coke and Coke Zero for Dad on Father's Day when you pre-book for food.

The Eagle is a bold and beautiful pub in Ladbroke Grove serving a lip-smacking collection of craft beers. Based just a short stroll from the tube station, this place's menu perfectly pairs its flavours with what's on offer behind the bar, so expect classic British roasts and hearty burgers. 

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. 

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.

The Colton Arms

140 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.