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.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
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 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.
Bringing a splash of tropical island paradise to Chelsea, Kona Kai are champions of Hawaiian hoopla, exotic cocktails, Tiki themed treats and a penchant for Polynesian stylings. Escape to sunnier seas and shores at this cheeky lair of sweet tasting cocktails, fun time party vibes and a flair for all things tropical.
Seek out this elusive layer above Goat DINE and enter into a hidden realm of unbranded spirits, luxe leather sofas and dark finishes. The Chelsea Prayer Room is a private members bar oozing speak easy secrets and an alluring cocktail menu. To gain access to this lustrous lair just book your spot with us and keep the door code somewhere safe and sound (we won't tell anyone).
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.
This cool and chic Chelsea cocktail bar serves up the great food and great drinks as well as being renowned for acclaimed DJs. This classy party venue is famous for its 'eclipse' watermelon martini, and shouldn't be missed. An intimate and polished plot serving up a party until 3am and specialising in stylish, feel good fun vibes.
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!
A clean-cut and modern feeling space, the Canvas restaurant is a cool place to drink in Chelsea. Experimental by nature and expert in skills, the mixology behind this bar is the stuff of legend as molecular cocktails come as standard here. Sup back some of their specialist creations and find your liquid nirvana.
Goat DINE can be found on the Fulham Road and offers a cool smattering of New York-Italian style foods with authentic wood-fired pizzas, glorious grilled meats and an impressive wine list to wash it all down with. This 3 floor venue is a fusion of uber chic eatery, urban bar space Goat DRINK and hidden speakeasy, The Chelsea Prayer Room.
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.
Provocative, elusive and down right sexy, this unique bar in Chelsea is primed for lush evenings and luxurious drinks alike. Head on down and immerse yourself in their rich emerald green interiors for a plush night of drinking in West London.
Bumpkin matches its opulent interior with outstanding British grub for eye-catching results. Set across three floors of a refined Georgian townhouse, the venue serves up authentic, seasonal food right the way through the day. There's also a glut of fine British ciders, ales, beers, wines and cocktails served up by a friendly bar team. Perfect for private functions, dropping by for a casual drink and indulging at dinner time alike.
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 cheep but oh-so-cheerful boozin'? This is your winner.
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 outside weather the British-themed indoor décor houses a young crowd looking to mingle on their night out.
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 day time 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.