Patch East is a cocktail bar based in the City of London that captures the creative and quirky character of Shoreditch. With a number of different seating areas, all decorated with a particular quirky theme, the cocktail menu complements the venue's overall charm.
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.
Situated smack bang in the middle of the city is Core: a fresh, fun-loving hangout that like nothing more than leaving inhibitions at the door and eating, drinking and dancing into the early hours. An absolute winner for quirky cocktails and delicious craft beers.
Located only minutes from Bank and Liverpool Street Stations, this bustling boozer is a hotspot for all occasions. From after work drinks, to charming dates and catch up with friends, you can do it all over decent food and drinks.
Not a far cry from Bank underground, this place to drink in city of London is a pretty cool shout if you're looking for something laid back but with heaps of atmosphere. It's no wonder this is a favourite for after work drinks, thanks to its strong three hour-long happy hour on week nights.
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.
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.
For an alternative night out near Bank, venture into Proud Cabaret City where an evening of 1920s glamour and entertainment awaits. Fill up with a vintage-inspired three course meal whilst being wowed by beautiful burlesque performers, live jazz music and firebreathing.
Head to Bank where this slick cafe and wine bar will be serving you from dawn 'til dusk every day. Notes has got you covered for delicious, rich coffees, tasty food and an excellent wine list, making for an excellent meeting location of after-work drinking destination.
With an extensive wine list that pairs perfectly with a selection of European plates, Vinoteca is a great choice for food and drinks in the City. Expect breakfast, lunch and dinner washed down with vino by the glass or bottle.
The Tokenhouse offers a flexible, unpretentious space, perfect for lunch or drinks. This exciting city bar near Bank is a glittering example of Square Mile style, and ideal for intimate gatherings or large parties with its stylish interiors and cosy feel.
Head over to Eastcheap where this new bar and live music venue is bringing you stunning performances every night of the week. Alongside epic tunes, you'll be treated to great cocktails whipped up by their fun-loving bar staff and some delicious pizzas to wash it down with.
The Soda Room is a cocktail lounge and nightclub that brings some stylish hedonism to Broadgate Circle. Situated minutes from Bank, this place offers a suave feel with its mix of exotic taxidermy, dark golds and copper-decorated walls.
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.
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.
With cool street-art-style walls and neon signs, Black Sheep Coffee and Cocktails is a welcome addition to the City. Find this outpost at the bottom of the cheesegrater for cocktails, coffee and sharing boards that make for a perfect after-work drinking destination.
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.
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.
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.
Looking for somewhere suave within strolling distance of Bank? Demon, Wise & Partners is a to-die-for basement bar beneath The Arbitrager, where the vibes are luxuriously seductive and the cocktails are shaken up using the finest spirits in the business.
Whether you're after a quick tipple in sultry surrounds or prefer a slap-up steak, The Factory House has got it. The basement bar is serving up industrial style, along with excellent wines and grill dishes, all moments from Bank.
For high-tech mini golf in the heart of the City, Puttshack's Bank venue is sorting you for all that and more. Sat directly next to the tube station in the area's main thoroughfare, you'll find a souped-up take on the classic game, alongside cocktails and loads of tasty food to tuck into.
Be at One Monument was the first to venture into the square mile. It was also the first split-level of its kind with two bars; a bright, airy bar at ground level and an intimate basement bar, both designed with classic wood panelling with the old-school city in mind.
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.
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.
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.