Clapham Bars and Clubs
Clapham's on the up and everyone knows. From foodies' in uproar with Abbeville Road's foray into instagram-worthy cuisine, to the amount of scruffy old pubs developing a new hip young focus is more than we can count. So now Clapham, with its burgeoning number of cool twenty-somethings, is developing the kind of range of different pubs and clubs that you might expect from a central London location: it's got party-all night clubs, seedy dive bars, members only hideaways, proper traditional locals and everything else you can possibly think of.
Last updated on 16th September 2016
Nudged in Battersea and sister site to Clapham's Breakfast Club, The King of Ladies Man is one of the most luxe cocktail bars in the business. Not only will the shining, and sultry interiors entice with their 70s edge, the cocktail menu is brimming with firm favourites and off-the-wall libations.
When it comes to a night out down South, you dare do it without a dose of some of the best cocktails in Clapham. Perfect for those that like getting a lil' dressed up for a night on the tiles, head on down to the silky and sexy innards of Dirty Martini for some of the best cocktails in the business.
A hybrid name and one of the best places to party in Clapham, not only are guests enticed to Fu Manchu thanks to their roster of hand crafted cocktails and roaring dim sum selection, once the lights go down and the DJs come up, this unique archway haunt is a late night dance floor to the max.
Give it some cocktail welly this weekend in Clapham Junction by heading down to the beloved Suburb SW11. A haven for mixology and neat beats alike, head on down to indulge in their roster of unique cocktail creations and fun drinks.
Clapham is a cornucopia of bars and clubs, but what about the perfect drinking plot for a music lover? Head on down for walls laced in indie stars and rock names in amongst a roster of great DJ nights as Venn Street Records appeal to each and every music lover in you.
A juice joint toting some of the best happy hours in the city, Clapham's Be At One is a veritable wonderland of 2-4-1 drinks and dashing bar stuff that will have you chuckling all the way back to your seat. From Oreo Cocktails to Old Fashioned classics, it's time to lip them lips and tuck right in.
Everyone should visit Inferno's at least once in their life in order to say to their grandchildren one day; 'hell yeah I've been to Infernos!'. Big, brash, cheesy yet packed to the rafters every weekend, this Clapham club is a legend that you'll never forget. Let all your inhibitions go and let those crazy dance moves out here. An unexpectedly great club that you've just got to go to.
The flickering neon sign-lit venue that is Adventure Bar is enclosed by brick walls and a sense of dimly-lit shenanigans going on in the darkened corners. The dark sexual undertones of this bar can be summed up by the bright 'HOT DOGGING' slogan emblazoned on its walls. When you're in South London, you'll be wanting a cheeky bar like this to let loose on a weekend. Looking for a cracking Clapham alternative? Check out Adventure Bar Clapham Junction.
Truly a legendary venue on the Clapham scene, The Grand is one of the most historic and beautiful spaces to party in town. This listed building dates back to the Victorian era, originally opening as a music hall in 1900, and it remains at the forefront of Clapham socialising today. Expect everything from club nights to live gigs, comedy shows to Rebel Bingo and much more at this impressive joint.
Looking for something a little different on your cavort through Clapham? Dragging your chums out for a wholly new glugging venture? Then we've just the speakeasy inspired juice joint for you. From regular live music in their brick laden basement haunt, to Prohibition inspired cocktails in the main bar, this is a time machine of delicious antics.
A rocking house party is perhaps the best way to describe this Clapham bar. Great for chilled mid-week and early evening drinks and food and rocking at the weekends when DJs such as Norman Jay and Nicky Romero take the decks and transform the place.
Clapham, it's not short of amazing places to eat and drink, and Mommi just so happens to be one of those. Not only pairing sushi and Japanese cuisine with Brazilian bites, there's an incredible bottomless brunch, cool booths for boozing and plenty more at Mommi.
Round the corner from Clapham Junction station, this bar is perfectly situated in the vibrant heart of Clapham. Serving up the tastiest in tipples, these talented mixologists are blending Marmite into your mixes and sprinkling coriander over your cocktails. Expect ingredients that range from thyme to mustard and enjoy drinks with a difference in stunning vintage surrounds.
This Clapham Junction joint is a fun fair of eclectic design, kooky art pieces and funky party antics. Adventure Bar is truly a haven for cocktail chugging should you find yourself lusting after some crafty libations or even after some Americana style foods from their retro finished diner eatery space. Go from food to frolics in no time at this happening haunt.
Honky Tonk does what it says on the amusingly packaged tin; its a fun-time bar serving up musical offerings and booze in equal double measures. Step out into Clapham and look for the bright warm lights of their signage to lead you to a venue with plants growing out of roadie cases and hipsters coming out of the woodwork to let their hair down with their friends.
This cool cocktail bar in Clapham is a bit different from the other bars you can find in the area. The chic, mostly black decor and dim lighting makes for a simple yet elegant place to enjoy extravagant cocktails. You can hangout by the bar or in one of the more private booths while you listen to the extreme mash-up of just about every kind of music there is.
SO.UK has an intimate seating area; ideal for sipping one of their cocktails, or leaning in close to pour over their extensive wine list. On Thursday they give the night clubs in London a run for their money with Dirty Retro DJ on the mix tapes and the party going on until the early hours. The hanging metalwork and wrought tables give off a cosy, close atmosphere that is perfect for a date night.
Revolution Bar on Clapham high street is perfect for a big party night out. It's got a buzzing atmosphere and the kind of decor that suits a big crowd with its long standing tables to put drinks down on while you eye up the drinks list. With a long list of vodka inspired cocktails and shots, and DJs playing the latest house, chart and Rnb, this is one of the best places to party for a non-pretentious night out in Clapham.