Best Bars In North London

North London is home to some of the coolest bars in the capital. Often bypassed by tourists clambering to get to Central London's hotspots, head north and you'll find a hub of boozy activity from dusk 'til dawn. Whether you're after an effortlessly cool cocktail bar or a lively independent pub, north London will have something to suit your mood. From Islington to Camden and beyond, check out our recommendations for the best bars and pubs north of the river and book online.

The Four Sisters

9 user reviews 5

The Four Sisters is a fine drinking establishment in Islington, where cocktails and historic charm collide. Step into this dark and lusty lair and settle into the plush chesterfield sofas, surrounded by dark wooden finishes, where you can sip on exquisitely crafted drinks from the masterful bartenders.

T-Bird Bar

5 user reviews 5

T-Bird are a real neighbourhood gem. The Finsbury Park bar hosts legendary comedy nights in its basement bar, regular live music sessions, sporting events and claims to house London's best jukebox. To top it off, the bar is always fully stocked with 14 craft brews on tap and a menu of classic cocktails. 

Laki Kane

170 user reviews 5

This tiki paradise in the heart of Angel is the perfect retreat for when life gets just a little too hectic. Sip on sumptuous cocktails and revel in the tropical decor as you sample rums from across the globe. Upstairs houses their own rum, Spiced Dry Rum Club, where you can also try your hand at a specialist masterclass. 


8 user reviews 5

Hidden under zero-waste restaurant Cub, this outpost is run by bartender-extraordinaire Mr Lyan. Make your way through the carefully curated cocktail list - from classics to quirky twists and if you get peckish, you can head upstairs for some award-winning bites.

69 Colebrooke Row

4 user reviews 4

Founded by cocktail guru Tony Conigliaro, The Bar With No Name is a must-try if you're around Islington. Championing Italian-style serves, this is the perfect spot to woo a date or hang out with friends who have a taste for the finer things.