Disabled Access Bars in London
From stunning restaurants and delicious cocktail bars to happy hour hang-outs, we have put together a list of some of the best disabled access bars in London. This list contains venues that have wheelchair access, disabled toilets, are spacious and have proven track records for ease of use for people with mobility difficulties, with great food and drink to boot.
Last updated on 9th May 2018
The Drift brims with quirky collectables, hidden alcoves, a mixology table, a fine dining nook and a secluded cabana with a captivating view of Europe’s largest private aquarium. Sip on a range of well-crafted cocktails from well-loved classics to calorie-counted ‘skinnies’. A breath of fresh of air in the City, The Drift stamps out all stereotypes of city drinking and bars.
The Exhibit is a communal, wheel-chair accessible bar that prides itself on welcoming all - head down to swap stories, share ideas and make friends. This sociable space offers up plenty to do - putting on tons of events & gatherings that cover the full spectrum of arts, from comedy to cinema. So, if you're after a place where you can grab a cocktail and talk about David Bowie, The Exhibit is the place to be.
A spacious dance floor and bar area as well as low level seating makes Kanaloa an accessible venue. Located near Chancery Lane station, Kanaloa provides The City with a Tiki inspired paradise complete with palm trees and bamboo chairs. Kanaloa take their cocktail menu seriously, offering a range of Tiki influenced recipes alongside some classics, Kanaloa has a fantastic party atmosphere and the place to go for a slice of paradise.
Loop bar is a London basement bar and club situated just off Oxford Street. For a cheap and cheerful night out with decent food and cocktails, this is as good a choice as you’ll get in the West End. It is sexier than your average bar, livelier than most restaurants and, with an upbeat yet unpretentious club that can meet all of your eating and drinking requirements.
Looking for a bar without stairs in the city? Barsmith ticks the box. The funny thing about this place, is that there is no single standout feature that makes it so special... it simply nails all of the fundamentals - a simple but charming interior, a genuinely welcoming atmosphere, and a team of staff who are more than happy to keep the (very reasonably priced) cocktails coming all night long.
Foundation Bar in Covent Garden is a wheelchair friendly bar in London with a cutting edge décor, drinks menu and music. You can go for dinner, drinks or a late night of dancing to seriously fresh beats of House music and Club Classics at this central London club. Its expressive nature attracts a hip crowd who let their hair down but also a more relaxed after work crowd.
Core is the sort of place that wants nothing more than for you to truly enjoy your night. Head down to this wheelchair-friendly bar in the city and spend your evening gorging on all sorts of tasty grub - we're talking salt beef sandwiches, aged rib-eye steaks and a number of big beefy burgers. And it wouldn't be a proper night out if you didn't wash it all down with a few punchy cocktails, would it?
The Anthologist is a stylish all-day bar and restaurant which boasts a mixology table, deli, two cocktail lounges, a private room complete with 1950's kitchen and an alfresco terrace. Encapsulating a collection of all of your favourite things, The Anthologist offers a seasonal all day venue, an extensive wine list and skinny cocktails. The large floor space adds to the ease of mobility and allows guests to move about freely.
A haven for Table Tennis enthusiasts, Bounce is a ping pong bar and restaurant close to Chancery Lane. Combining 17 ping pong tables with drinks, pizza and an amazing atmosphere, there isn't much Bounce doesn't offer their customers. Offering a surprising amount of cocktails, beers, wine and a well stocked sprits selection there is something to tickle everybody's tastebuds at Bounce.
Hoxton Square is where you will find Zigfrid Von Underbelly, a bar full of quirks and attitude. With an interior that is as eclectic as they come Zigfrid Von Underbelly's is a mish mash of different styles and cultures. Zigfrid Von Underbelly serves a range of cocktails, alongside the usual beers, wine and spirits accompanied with live music or DJ sets, Zigfrid Von Underbelly provides their customers with an experience they will not forget.
St. Barts Brewery is one of the most elegant pubs with disabled access in London. Step inside this 120-cover venue and you'll be greeted by stunning interior a team of friendly bar staff. These chaps are happy to serve you whatever time of day - head inside of a morning for a proper full English fry up or pop by of an evening to sample some of their awesome ales.
Just a minute from Covent Garden, Asia De Cuba is a restaurant serving Asian and Cuban cuisine. Due to the unusual amount of flavour offered, Asia De Cuba have wine suggestions alongside their meal options in order to provide their customers with the best possible flavour combination. If wine isn't for you don't worry as Asia De Cuba have a range of cocktails available including drinks which are large enough to share.
With wheelchair access and disabled toilets, this bustling Wardour Street bar offers some of the finest cocktails in Soho until late into the night. From bar top dancing to live house bands, its one of the funnest disabled access bars in London.
A top wheelchair friendly restaurant in London, The Refinery excudes an industrial sophistication, softened with touches of colour and texture throughout. The buzz and culinary theatre of the open plan kitchen can be enjoyed from the comfort of the restaurant, while the luxury of space allows diners to enjoy quieter corners for business lunches or corporate meetings.
Gem Bar and club is a versatile venue for any night out in Soho with its lavish décor, friendly atmosphere and a late night party arena in the basement. The interior style is a blend of industrial steel and a classy modern edge. The minimalistic furniture comes alive with the flirty deep red lights and chandeliers.
The massive club space contains six stunningly original party rooms under one roof with an overall inclination to the bizarre. It’s a great West End club to go dancing, exploring and trying a quirky cocktail. They also serve tasty nibbles, stonebaked pizzas, burgers and miniature versions of British classics if you’re looking for a meal.
Tiger Tiger London is one of Piccadilly Circus' fun time bars with a varied crowd of all ages dancing the night away to top chart bangers. The restaurant, bar and club is split across two floors with differently themed areas to cater for your every need. Whether you are after a delicious dinner, a relaxing drink or simply want to show off some moves on the dance floor, Tiger Tiger aims to create the perfect setting for any type of night.
The Folly is a botanically inspired bar, restaurant and deli on Gracechurch Street, away from the hustle of the City. Innovative mixology is showcased throughout the cocktail menu, from well-loved classics to a menu of low-calorie 'skinnies'. The perfect location for a relaxing drink when you're out and about in the City.
The Mint Leaf Restaurant & Bar is a popular Indian restaurant in London, but that isn't where their talent ends. With a bar stocking over 500 spirits, a cocktail list longer than some food menus and happy hour promotions, what more could you want? Dark furnishings and low level seating create a modern interior to The Mint Leaf and due to the layout of the bar there is plenty of space.
Looking for a great London bar with disabled access, affordable drinks and brilliant British plates? Then it's off to Holborn as Balls Brothers Shoe Lane can cater for any and all. With ease of access alongside spacious tables and top bites, Balls Brothers Shoe Lane is the perfect hideaway for top grub and drinks alike.
Camino is a charming Spanish bar that serves up some of the tastiest tapas in the capital. Head down to this vibrant, wheelchair-accessible venue and tuck into some Patatas bravas with a glass of Sangria in hand. And the staff here are a charming bunch too - whatever your requirements, you can bet that this lot will go the extra mile to make sure you feel at home.