Bars in Farringdon

A popular spot with the after-work crowd, Farringdon is fit-to-bursting with an incredible array of bars and restaurants. From sleek wine bars fronting fine sips, to quirky cocktail dens and some of the best big kids' playgrounds in London, there's something for every drinker here. To help you narrow down your options though, we've rounded up the best bars in Farringdon so you know exactly where to head in EC1.

Last updated on 2nd March 2023

Fidelio Cafe

Looking for the best places to drink in Farringdon? Fidelio Café is one gorgeous spot for drinking and dining in Central London. Get you fix of European dishes, perfectly paired with classic cocktails and glasses of wine in a stylish setting.

Viaduct Tavern

Viaduct Tavern is a bar in Farringdon with a great history and a lunch menu that has won over the locals of this vibrant area. The bar has a great selection of gin - in tribute to its gin palace history; it also has an ever changing real ale selection and a food menu packed with ingredients from the famous Smithfield meat market. 

The Piano Works Farringdon

2-4-1 Cocktails and 1 other offer

The Piano Works defies the normal London bar by taking guests back to a time when dancing to live music was the only way to spend an evening. Based in a Victorian basement on Farringdon Road, the historic feel of this hidden spot contrasts with the upbeat sounds from the venue's musicians, or human jukeboxes, that will only play songs requested by you.

Fox & Anchor

Located on Charterhouse Square, just a few minutes from Farringdon station, the Fox & Anchor brings a bit of Victorian charm to the city's pub scene. A space kitted out in grand mahogany, etched glass and heavy brass, get comfy in this historic boozer and while away the hours - the pub serves up both an excellent choice of cask ales and craft spirits as well as a delicious menu of seasonal, British food.

The Rabbit Hole

Cocktail connoisseurs and lovers of all things quirky will adore this Farringdon find. The Rabbit Hole boasts unique interiors, from grass-covered walls to pretty chandeliers. Plus, it has an impressive drinks list, showcasing over 140 different mixes that fuses old and new-age bartending.