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 30th September 2021


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 Minories

291 user reviews 4

Head into The City where this unique pub if offering one of the best places to drink in the area. Alongside an excellent offering of craft pints and fine wines, you'll find a slap-up menu of pub grub and a large heated beer garden.

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. 

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 Leaf and Cane

11 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.

The Listing

548 user reviews 4

The Listing is ne of the best bars in the City of London, found moments away from Monument station. Head to the botanical beauty for after work drinks, client meetings or date nights where European-inspired fare can be enjoyed indoors or on the outdoor terrace space.

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. 


168 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.