Bars In Greenwich
If you're looking for a weekend haven away from the flurry of Central London then hitting a bar in Greenwich could be just the ticket to freedom. Despite Greenwich's massive historical influence in London, the bars are still something of an untapped source by many. However the area have some great cocktail bars, bars with tremendous views and of course prime places to party. So if you are venturing into the unknown then let this recommended list of Greenwich bars help you pick you're destination for drinking in South London.
Last updated on 18th October 2016
Just look at that bustling beer garden - an absolute picture of joy if ever we've seen one. Great pubs in Greenwich aren't hard to come by, but we've always had a soft spot for The Old Brewery in particular. It's found within a few strides of the legendary Cutty Sark and boasts an equally lovely indoor space, where a top choice of London-brewed craft beers and distilled spirits are paired with seasonal British comfort food.
A traditional style wine bar giving off that charmingly old-fashioned feel, Davy's Wine Vaults takes you back to the times of yesteryear as you sample the impressive assortment of over 100 vinos of young and old. As well as serving up deliciously fresh food dishes and wonderful wine, the notoriously hospitable staff at Davy's are also clued up on the lengthy wine lists, so should you have any questions you'll be in very safe hands.
An historic pub known for its amazing views of the river and Canary Wharf skyline, The Cutty Sark is beautiful down to every last detail. With over two-hundred years of stories to tell, there’s a cosy and inviting ambience to this place matched by the sweeping views, cracking pub grub and extensive range of boozy tipples.
Located inside London’s famous O2, the Slug & Lettuce is a trusty bar and restaurant there for pre-cinema bites and post-show drinks alike. Fresh from a recent facelift, this is an inviting space featuring cosy dining booths, elegant mirrors, raw brickwork and cool vibes. Pull up a stool at the bar and work your way through the classic cocktails and international beers on show at the Slug.
Virgin Atlantic and Delta have combined to create the NY-Lon Lounge, a cosmopolitan destination that celebrates the vibrancy of New York and London. Found in the heart of the O2 Arena, you can expect nothing but the finest service at this contemporary space for cocktails and nibbles. There are several bookable areas to consider, including the plush VIP Lounge and a Secret Meeting Room full of intrigue.
Belushi's bar in Greenwich is always buzzing with Maritime-merriment. It's long been a favoured place to bed down for tourists and backpackers so there is always a lively atmosphere in this cosmopolitan Greenwich bar. Pick from a great selection of drinks, which just like the conversations come from all over the world and at affordable prices. There's always something on too whether it's live sport or a cool live band.
Beautifully decorated with vintage photographs, colourful furniture and an outdoor patio that could rival any in London, the Richard I pub in Greenwich is an easy-going bar that's become a favourite den for locals and tourists alike. Offering a bar full of real ales and craft beers, the chefs have worked tirelessly to compose a menu bursting with tradition and all the homely feelings we associate with British comfort food. Think heart steaks, delicious burgers and freshly produced fish & chips.