Best Bars in Bank London

Planning a night out in the heart of London’s bustling city district? Well, we should think so; it is a haven for exclusive members haunts, secretive basement bars and grandiose pubs steeped in history after all. An area perfect for some after-work tomfoolery and packed with enough quality venues that you'll be staying out to make a night of it, check out our shortlist of the best bars in Bank.

Last updated on 23rd December 2019

Mint Leaf Lounge

77 user reviews 4

This stylish restaurant and bar in Bank is known for its expert mixologists and innovative Indian cuisine. With over 500 spirits behind the bar, there's plenty of scope for experimenting, and the delicious Asian fare coupled with modern interiors make for a strong all-round package.

The Anthologist

829 user reviews 4

JanUary 2 for £20

A lovely retreat serving seasonal food and killer cocktails, The Anthologist is a refreshing venue at odds with the frenetic nature of the City outside its doors. Expect vintages plucked from around the globe, and remember your dancing shoes if you're coming at the weekend.

Lamb Tavern

253 user reviews 5

Six Nations complimentary round of Guinness!

Sitting adjacent to Lloyd's of London is the Lamb Tavern, a historic bar and dining space with bags of history. It's overlooked the iconic Leadenhall Market since 1780 and is still one of the most popular joints in the area, with a menu of classic pub grub and ample drink selection. 

HAPPY HOUR 2 FOR £12! Cocktails 16:00-20:00 and 3 other offers

London Cocktail Club have become legends in the city's mixology circles. Their Monument bar, based just a stone's throw away from Bank, is inspired by Britain's most prestigious names from the 70s and features a number of subtle references to artists like Paul Smith and Vivienne Westwood. 

Dirty Martini Monument

11 user reviews 4

Extended Happy Hour this January

Regularly drawing a handsome crowd of dapper chaps and glamorous girls, Dirty Martini is your perfect haven from the hustle and bustle of the city above. Dip down to the basement to unveil this cavern of cool, where the martinis always hit the spot and the DJ plays till late.


264 user reviews 4

Extended Happy Hour and 4 other offers

Break free from the office and head straight to Forge, where the City's work weary come to let their hair down. Peckish? Good - there's a plethora of grilled goodies from the kitchen to sort you out. Treat yourself to a few cocktails, then wind up for a foray on to the dance floor.

Eight Bank

3 user reviews 5

Christmas Lunches and Dinners and 1 other offer

This stunning private members club is perfect if you are looking for a more secretive bar in Bank without the normal hoi polloi. Situated opposite the Royal Exchange, the bar offers members and their guests a wonderfully exclusive venue to relax, meet friends and socialise.

Jamies St Mary at Hill

141 user reviews 4

12 Heineken for £50 and 2 other offers

A bar close to Bank station in London, Jamies St Mary at Hill is a popular place to drink for any city workers on the hunt for an after work tipple. Drawing in a crowd from lunch right through to the evening, Jamies satisfies drinks and nibbles, a relaxed atmosphere and a social scene. 

Tappit Hen

153 user reviews 5

Steak Wednesday and 1 other offer

A stone's throw from Bank station, this charming wine bar offers a stunning range of bottles for every evening and occasion. Whether you're popping in for a few glasses after work, of splurging on magnums for a special occasion, they've got class, charm and one very impressive collection.

Perfect for the post-work crowd, this unique cocktail bar and restaurant near Aldgate offers a stunning selection of food and drink to keep any party happy. From classic cocktails with a side of theatrics, to delicious burgers and vegan curries, it's one of the best bars near Bank.