Just a few minutes' walk from all the action, this bar near Victoria station is serving up stylish alfresco sips. With a relaxed atmosphere and a retractable roof, The Hari Hotel Bar & Terrace's outdoor area is the perfect spot for a catch up with friends over a cocktail or two.
Best Bars Near Victoria
Located just a stone throw's away from Queen Lizzy's humble abode, Victoria may be best known as one of London's biggest transport hubs, but the area also just happens to be home to a huge range of swanky bars, cosy pubs and charming cocktail lounges. Whether you're in the market for a few after-work drinks, a romantic date-night or somewhere to while away a few hours before your journey onwards, check out our guide to the very best bars near Victoria.
Located just a stone's throw away from Victoria station, as part of the newly refurbished Eccleston Yards, Wild by Tart is a contemporary British restaurant serving up the freshest local ingredients with a focus on sustainability and big flavours.
One of Victoria's most beautiful bars - Rail House Cafe is adorned with velvet soft furnishings, shabby chic interiors and low-hanging pendant lights. Open from dawn till dusk, the menu is made up of small plates and more hearty comfort food classics. Grab a spot at the bar to catch all the action and make the most of the generous cocktail list.
Should you find yourself near Victoria, head to M Restaurant and treat yourself to a lavish night out. Their interiors are luxurious, made of deep dark tones and contemporary interiors, while their delicious and distinct food hails from six different countries. And if you fancy a tipple, head to their dedicated wine tasting area and indulge in a glass of the finest grapes.
The ultimate 'man cave', Rileys has earned its stripes as one of London's best sports bars, setting you up for a night of drinking, socialising and gaming. Get your competitive streak out and hammer out some games of pool, dabble in some darts and lap up some serious sporting action across Rileys collection of HD screens at this top bar near Victoria Station.
A traditional British boozer on the edge of neighbouring Pimlico, The Jugged Hare is known for its impressive selection of cask ales and welcoming atmosphere. Set in the building that was once the National Westminister Bank, the walls here ooze character and charm. In terms of food, expect a menu of warming pub classics, from hearty pies to sumptuous Sunday roasts.
From a quick coffee through to a hearty vegan dinner, Timmy Green is a renowned Australian restaurant in NOVA in Victoria. The gorgeous and airy space goes from cool brunching spot through to late-night party place with innovative cocktails, craft beers and grass-fed beef.
Neighbouring Victoria Station, and part of The Grosvenor Hotel, The Soak is the perfect place for a moment of rest bite amongst the chaos of London's buzzing streets. Serving up a gourmet menu that focuses on the process of pickling, fermenting and brining, the dishes here are a special affair. And on the bar? There is a wide array of classic cocktails, best sipped to the backdrop of some of this place's regular live music.
One of the most charming bars near Victoria, and ever hailed for their minimalistic interiors and seasonal fare, No11 Pimlico may be a short stroll, but it's worth the leg work. From hand-made cocktails and fresh plates, to humble glow come sundown, don't miss out on such a London gem.
One of Victoria's quirkiest bars, Flight Club offers something a little different. The perfect spot for a special occasion, this place hosts social darts experiences, with the option for guests to hire out their own private oche. With interiors inspired by a vintage fairground, and a huge range of sharing paddle pizzas on offer - an evening spent here is sure to score full marks.
Greenwood is the latest pub to open in Victoria. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner every day of the week, the amazing chefs in the kitchen are known both for creating new dishes and serving up hearty, traditional British meals. With a sports bars upstairs and an eyebrow-shaping and barbershop station on site, this really is one of London's most unique pubs.
One of the most rambunctious places to drink near Victoria Station, and coming at you with pure German culture, join Munich Cricket Club for a Bavarian night on the city tiles as they promise table dancing, steins, German dining and plenty more.