Bars in Battersea

For those who only know Battersea as home to the power station on Pink Floyd’s album cover to Animals, you’ll be happy to know this South London borough has more exciting things to offer than inflatable flying pigs. From Battersea rise to Battersea Park, the nightlife is vivid - and to make sure you don't miss out, we've come up with a list of some of the very best bars in Battersea for you to peruse over.

Last updated on 30th July 2018

64th and Social's little, some would argue more fun, sister is a bar to be reckoned with. The South Sider's decor is inspired by New York's dive bars, and its street art and raw brick walls certainly evoke a sense of playful seediness. And in true New York style, they claim to be a bar who pride themselves on knowing their customers' names and how they like their drinks.

The Schoolhouse

246 user reviews 5

Fancy a little trip down memory lane? The Schoolhouse is a nostalgic reminder of the best parts of your days at school, serving up delicious food and cocktails whipped up straight from the science lab. The venue hosts a popular boozy brunch event every month and brings a cool and quirky concept to Battersea's restaurant scene.

Northcote Records

83 user reviews 5

Located within easy walking distance of both Clapham Junction and Clapham Common, Northcote Records is a fun-time party bar in Battersea that really gets going at the weekends. Expect raucous house party vibes and live music six nights a week from this laidback hangout, where cocktails are on the menu alongside great value pizza.

Out of Office

2 user reviews 5

Home of laidback lounging and independent boozing, Out Of Office brings something entirely new when it comes to craft drinks in Battersea. Designed as a hot-desk hub during the day, pop in to tap away at your laptop and get those important projects complete while sipping away at specialty coffees. A chilled out cafe space makes way for something a little livelier after 5pm, when it's all play and no work as Out Of Office serve up their choice of 50 independent beers, artisan spirits and wines.

Humble Grape Battersea

55 user reviews 5

Humble Grape is a charming little hangout in Battersea that boasts an extraordinary selection of organic wines. Head down into this split-level wine bar and you'll be greeted by charismatic spot that dons cork-laced walls, rugged wooden tables and gorgeous wine cases. Take a seat on a pew and spend your afternoon, evening or night sipping on premium vino in this chic urban cavern. 

Cartel Battersea

5 user reviews 2

Cartel in Battersea is a tequila and taqueria bar that celebrates the best flavours that Mexico has to offer. The venue's kitchen is busy plating up hand-pressed tacos that hit the spot - think pulled chicken cooked in Mezcal and slow-cooked beef brisket served with chorizo and radish. But in truth, it's the menu of tequila and Mezcal infused cocktails that's really caught our eye. This bar in Battersea is certain to become a favourite spot for the locals in no time.

One of the best bars in Battersea, just a short stroll from Clapham Junction, you'll find this South London gem decked out with industrial-chic style, promising delicious eats, boozy cocktails and a blinding happy hour that just won't quit. Come here all throughout the week, and then over the weekend for a slightly more party-hearty affair until the early hours. 

Sugar Cane Bar

88 user reviews 5

Every sub-section of London needs a tiki bar, and this South suburb is no exception. One of the most unique bars in Battersea, Sugar Cane is a wonderland of unusual concoctions set alongside fun-filled, South Pacific inspired interiors for that alternative night out. 

Lost & Co Battersea

136 user reviews 4

Based on Battersea Park Road, Lost & Co is a fun cocktail bar and kitchen in Battersea that plants huge smiles on the face of its guests with a great cocktail and food menu. Catering for whatever mood you might find yourself in, the venue serves Australian coffee in the morning, before kicking things up a notch with its cocktails, craft beers and comfort food treats.

Be At One Battersea Rise

20 user reviews 5

For those hanging out around Battersea, the place the crowds flock to is the Be At One. Well known for its fun time party attitude, in the classic elegant and cool surroundings that are the trademark of all Be At One bars, you'll be swept away by some of the best happy hours and cocktails in the business.