City Bars in London

From swanky city wine bars to stunning elegant city rooftops, these City bars happen to be among the best in the capital. A brimming hubbub of masterful mixology, hidden speakeasies and stunning restaurant bars, there's plenty of options for client meetings, after work drinking sessions or the occasional date night. When it comes to finding the best bars in the City of London, we highly doubt you'll be disappointed. 

Last updated on 20th September 2022


92 user reviews 4

Fleets is one of the best bars in the City of London, offering a stylish setting for after-work drinks, casual date nights and group gatherings. While you're there, enjoy a list of expertly curated tipples, which come met with tasty small plates and a selection of larger international bites. 


11 user reviews 4

An easy walk from any of Monument, Cannon Street and Bank stations, The Vintry is a friendly city pub with excellent seasonal food and more than 170 wines from across the globe. Come by after work and find a buzzing scene, with workers letting off steam with a tipple or two.

Located in the iconic Barbican building, Osteria is an Italian eatery and bar serving rustic delights of Italy in a swanky and sophisticated setting. Head here to try one of their refreshing negronis, martinis or bellinis, as well as admiring their extensive handpicked wine collection.

The Globe Moorgate

3 user reviews 5

This gorgeous historic boozer is a great place for an after-work drink or a pub lunch while exploring the city. It's history can be seen around the space, with large wooden beams, vintage decor and a bar named after John Keats who was born in a stable where the pub now stands. 

Puttshack Bank

878 user reviews 5

One of the funnest bars in the City, Puttshack Bank is bringing you hole after hole of high-octane putting action. More than your standard pitch and putt, their courses are decked out in the latest technology, and their bars are fully stocked with great cocktails to boot.


218 user reviews 4

Broadleaf is the latest venue from the renowned ETM group and they're sticking to a winning formula with this top sports bar in the City. Beer is served from huge tankers to ensure the freshest quality, food is British inspired and there's shuffleboard games to play.

The Leaf and Cane

16 user reviews 3

Ditch your usual watering hole and venture to parts unknown, where The Leaf and Cane is serving up a sumptuous selection of tasty plates and gorgeous cocktails in the heart of the City. With an emphasis on rum and cigars, this is your ultimate after-work drinks destination.


253 user reviews 4

The Hydrant is a favourite for beer drinking, cocktail sipping and freshly made foods. Satisfying a traditional pubbing physique, this boozer mashes together contemporary design with English character so you can pull up a stool, have a pint passed to your hand and be in total comfort. 

The Woodins Shades

5 user reviews 5

If you're looking for somewhere to enjoy a drink in Bishopsgate, this friendly boozer should be top of the list. Not only does The Woodins Shades boast warm yet elegant interiors, but also a mega menu of boozy beverages and pub grub.

Shaws Booksellers

1 user review 3

Shaws Booksellers is a quirky City bar that comes complete with a delicious lunch and dinner menu, as well as their famous Bloody Marys. They pride themselves on their great selection of real ales, classic cocktails and great food, perfect for after work drinking sessions. 

Situated in the heart of Liverpool Street, Ginger Lily is a top-notch spot for speakeasy-style vibes and mouthwatering Singaporean food or concoctions. Our pick? A Cockpit Country made up of rum, maraschino cherry liquor, bitters and orange oils. Yum.