Best Chelsea Bars
Whether you fancy sipping on fine champagne at a Sloane Square bar or a couple of London's best cocktails at a swanky Chelsea bar, our selection of the best bars in Chelsea and Kensington will have you boozin' in some of London's most lustrous and swanky locations. Head along the Kings Road and find the Made in Chelsea crowd working their way through the exclusive bars and clubs, we'll show you the way.
This Cuban inspired bar is a stunning escape into the exotic. Leave those busy London streets for a gander through Cuba's back streets. Try the best cigars, soak up the vintage furnishings and vibrant atmosphere and drink beneath the stars on the impressive roof terrace.
For a cool dose of New York, head to Goat DRINK in Chelsea where plush furnishings and blue paneled walls make this a sumptuous playground of drinking and socialising. Serving up an expertly crafted selection of cocktails this place is highly recommended if you're looking for a classy bar in Chelsea. Don't forget to sample their speciality Bloody Marys, tailored to suit all tastes.
The Pig’s Ear combines traditional pub sensibilities with a commitment to great beer to create one of the best bars in Chelsea. Their taps are filled with craft beers brewed locally at The London Beer Factory and cask ales from nearby Sambrooks Brewery, so you know they have beer credentials. They also have ciders and imported lagers from Czech Republic, Belgium and Germany, alongside a mostly French wine list.
Part of the illustrious Simmons cartel, The Chelsea Pensioner is a hubbub of entertainment with live music nights, comedy, pub quizzes and al fresco cinema screenings during the summer months. This country-chic bar is a cool but cosy blend of white walls and vintage lampshades boasting one of London's best loved 5 hour weekday happy hour! That's right, cruisin' for some cheap but oh-so-cheerful boozin'? This is your winner.
The Hollywood Arms is a sumptuously decorated bar that has been recently refurbished, close to South Kensington Tube. With lots of plush rooms and corners to explore, this Chelsea bar with a cosy pub-feel is well worth a visit.
Beaufort House is one of King’s Road’s leading lights. The private members club offers a laid back yet super stylish atmosphere across its four floors, as guests get comfy and indulge in the various culinary delights on offer. There’s a fantastic spread of treats ranging from lighter brunch options to fully-fledged burgers and steaks, all washed down with meticulously crafted cocktails, wines and champagnes. Heavenly!
JuJu London is an exclusive King's Road Club and is bursting at the seams with celebs, London's glamorous groupies, and VIPs. It goes from a daytime cocktail bar to a Chelsea favourite at night when resident DJs take over. Known for its contemporary cool style and attracting some of the city's plushest party goers, JuJu is one silky, sleek late night destination for some darling drinks.
You’re unlikely to stumble across this hidden gem by accident, but we’d actively encourage you to seek it out. A three storey private members club on Fulham Road, Broadway House finds room to pack in a delicious restaurant, chic members bar and not one but two rooftop terraces. Enjoy some seasonal British foods and then kick back in the swanky lounge bar.
A drinking and dining haven for those with a love of fresh seasonal fare and welcoming cocktails, No11 Pimlico Road is one of the best bars in Sloane Square thanks to their lush interiors and stylistic charm. Humble, and primed for an evening with chums, head on down.
For a relaxing bite to eat or a delicious cocktail in Chelsea, look no further than colourful pub, The Jam Tree. This vibrant and ambiant bar is perfect for sampling some hearty grubs with a BBQ and buzzing Beer Garden. If the weather isn't quite ready for you outside, the British-themed indoor décor houses a young crowd looking to mingle on their night out.