Bars By The Canal In London

The perfect place to relax and one of the best ways to traverse the city, it's no wonder London's canals are so popular. From their leafy green nods and nature, down to their beautiful barges and colourful characters, London's waterways are filled with charming watering holes. This summer is set to be a scorcher, so prepare for some canalside drinking and dining, with our recommendations of the best places to enjoy canal drinks in London.

Last updated on 9th July 2018

Shane's On Canalside

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Hackney has more than its fair share of worthwhile stops along the canal, but none as delicious as this. From their seasonal plates and some of the best meat-led dishes in the business, settle down outside in the summer for a drinking and dining experience to remember. 

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Prepare to be transported to a faraway land, as this Clapton boozer gives you all the feels of an out-of-town pub. Go for Sunday lunch and classic British gastro grub with real ales and craft beer to soak it all up.