Best Bars in Brixton

A no-brainer for great nights out, Brixton is home to a top bar on every (and we mean every) corner. Whatever occasion, SW2 is sure to have something that will fit the bill, whether it's cosy pints in a local pub or cocktails at the neighbourhood's coolest hideaways. To help you zone in on the right venue you for you, we've rounded up our personal picks for the best Brixton bars.

Last updated on 22nd September 2022




Mixing traditional boozer vibes with contemporary touches, Crown & Anchor is a Brixton pub that's become a much-loved local. Alongside the beaut interiors, you'll find a bar stocked to the brim with craft beers, wines and spirits - which go perfectly with the tasty tacos and Sunday roasts.

Friendship Adventure Brewery and Taproom in Brixton is a fantastic spot for casual after-work or pre-dinner drinks. Found down Coldharbour Lane, this place has live music and pours delicious house beers that have been brewed on-site, as well as seltzers and wines.

This quirky Brixton beach bar is the place to go if you're looking for top DJs and an epic atmosphere. A cool and casual suntrap by day, it's a top location for chilled pints with pals. However, when the sun goes down you'll find the music blasting and the cocktails flowing.

Lost in Brixton

58 user reviews 4

A relatively new addition to South London's nightlife scene, Lost In Brixton is the gorgeous rooftop space dealing in Latin-inspired cocktails, funky botanical interiors and live music aplenty. Fully covered and heated from midday 'til late, it's the ultimate hangout whatever the weather.

Shrub and Shutter

266 user reviews 5

One of the best cocktail bars in Brixton, Shrub and Shutter isn't the location to hit if you're looking for something plain and simple. Their unique roster of botanical drinks and ingredients includes pine-infused gin, prickly pear soda and cornflake milk, so you can expect something a little more adventurous.