Best Fulham Bars
Fulham is a vibrant West London area that hugs the borders of Chelsea and welcomes a young, affluent crowd with a penchant for partying. Rich in bar boozing, pubs, chic clubs and some exquisite eateries, Fulham is a haven of good night out on the lash. There's homey punter pads, swish cocktail bars and plush clubbing lairs to discover in this Western borough so peruse our list of the latest and greatest places to hit when you find yourself out West.
Last updated on 6th July 2017
Below The Cut is a date-perfect bar hidden away in Fulham. Located beneath Hanger, the basement cocktail spot has a low-key vine, with cosy corners, low-lighting and an intimate speakeasy setting.
Take a wee trip upstairs from the Goat Dine restaurant and step into a chic space of New York cool and plush blue furnishings. Goat Drink oozes sleek decor, a cosy loft feel and a drinks menu cultivated from two industry mixology masters to bring you classic concoctions with Modern twists. Host to DJs at the weekends and more than a few raucous romps, Goat Drink is one lush little Fulham bar primed to be explored.
This boozer dedicated to all things Bavarian rolls the German party boat in from the creators of that famed Munich beer fest for some tomfoolery drinks in Fulham. With 70 German beers to fill your tankard, traditional specially imported Bavarian cuisine, live entertainment and lederhosen garms encouraged, the good times are always rolling at this pub. Steins at the ready, this is gonna be a big night out in West London.
Brimming with colour and interior tact, The Cock Tavern isn't your average pub in Fulham. From quiz nights and Sunday roasts down to a roster of craft beer, an open fireplace and quirky furniture, this is a venue in the city with a little flair to its name.
Popularly known as Fulham’s ‘village pub’, The Rose is about as comfortable and relaxed as pubs come. With a great atmosphere and one of the best beer gardens in town, The Rose features a strong range of wines, premium spirits, classic cocktails and regularly rotating bottled beers on its drinks menu. Food is freshly prepared and in the form of hearty pub grub, with burgers, steaks and lobster cooked on the BBQ come summertime.
McGettigan’s is the Irish bar where everyone is welcome. Offering up a wonderful range of Irish food – from traditional dishes to pub-grub classics – for lunch and dinner and allegedly some of the best Guinness in England, you are guaranteed to have a good time in this jovial pub. But add in live music and sports playing on the screens when you want it and you’ve got no reason to leave.
The Waterside bar and restaurant is spoiled with great views and romantic sunsets over the River Thames. Gracing the banks of Imperial Wharf this Fulham bar serves up cocktails, global wines and has an impressive assortment of ales and lagers on draft. The interior is modern and stylish and with a heated terrace you can enjoy alfresco drinks with river views in any weather.
Tucked away in the quitter streets behind Queens Tennis Club is The Colton Arms, your stop for pints and easy-flowing conversation. Here you’ll find friendly staff and an atmosphere welcoming to newcomers and regulars alike, as well as a kitchen delivering some delicious, seasonal British treats.
The cocktail empire strikes again as another Simmons takes to a spot south of the river in Fulham. A parlour of kitsch tricks and treats, Simmons is as quaint as can be and a favourite for their epic happy hour which will see you through for a full 5 hour afterwork session.
Kona Kai brings the Polynesian party ashore with its beach shack style bar and cheeky Tiki tipples. Try out this Hawaiian den where seashell light features, wooden totem pole drinks and flaming libations come as standard. All aboard this exotic express of tropical cool, hula skirts and island antics right in the centre of Fulham.
Hankering for a bevvie by the river? Looking for gastro grub that will have you belly rubbing the whole way home? Then why not try the maritime tidings of The Blue Boat? Heralded for its kitsch nooks, nautical flecks and top selection of London ales, The Blue Boat is brimming with pub charm.
The Chelsea Pensioner is a cosy pub in Fulham for punters looking for somewhere to sit back with some beers, cheeky cocktails or even to play some pool. Brought to you by the Simmons group you can definitely count on one hell of a hefty happy hour for your boozing antics at this joint. Hosting a whole hoard of entertainment you can find live music, comedy nights and some fab pub quizzes at this delightful pub/bar space.
It wouldn't be right when talking about some of the best bars in Fulham to not include one of the area's favourite pubs. A cutesy gem in the heart of Parsons Green, Duke on the Green follows suit with the leafy suburb offering British dishes and cold pints aplenty.
Based on Fulham Road, Elk Bar brings fun-loving vibes to the opulent, sometimes stiff streets of West London. With a bar bursting full of intriguing spirits and beers, plasma screen TVs showing the finest live sporting events from around the globe and live DJ sets from some of the brightest up-and-coming acts in London, this spot has all the ingredients to make a great night out.