Bars in Haggerston
The Haggerston area is rife with top-class bars and offers its customers a truly eclectic selection to choose from. From intimate and homely settings, to the weird and wonderful and the loud and lively, there is a plethora of venues to whet your appetite. If you're going for pre-drinks before heading to club or planning to end the evening in Haggerston, you're sure to have a great time at any one of these places. Check out our recommended bars in Haggerston and start planning your East London drinks.
Last updated on 23rd September 2016
A vibrant cafe during the day, a buzzing cocktail bar full of colour at night, the Map Maison is a quirky cocktail bar in Haggerston. While the star-studded line-up of London DJs fill the entire venue with the sounds of all your favourite tracks, the team of expert mixologists - armed with a collection of strange ingredients, flavoursome punches and international spirits - mix and flair together an impressive range of fun concoctions that are sure to leave a lasting impression on you.
The Barge House is Haggerston’s “idyllic urban landscape” perched on the side of Regent’s Canal. Sitting pretty by the water on De Beauvoir Crescent, come by any time after 10am and you’ll find something here for you, with coffee and homemade cakes during the day before the craft beers, curated wines and amazing cocktails get flowing come sundown.
A modern cultural space, The Proud Archivist boasts an excellent Haggerston bar and restaurant that unlike most artistic venues, isn't overpriced or there for convenience sake. They serve a mix of British and international dishes while the bar is a form of boozy ode to East London, with local beers and original cocktails, it's definitely a true local gem.
Aiming to create a sense of community, Passing Clouds in the Dalston Arts Centre is focused on providing cultural projects for all in the area. An intimate space, they host a series of interesting and diversified nights throughout the week and with an inevitably tempting dance floor that you're sure to find yourself on at some point in the night!
An American style eatery and bar, Duke's Brew & Que is a quirky yet authentic venue just a stones throw away from Kingsland Road and Haggerston station. A sturdy selection of American and local beers, most are sourced from small independent breweries while the food on offer is largely focused on smoked and barbecued meat. Always a popular destination, it's perfect for a quick bite to eat or as a fun place to start the evening.
Part of the Trip Space Projects, Trip Kitchen is a cool hub for artists and performers serving a range of world cuisine that is especially popular on weekends thanks to their brunch menu with the option of building your own breakfast. A fully stocked bar, it's filled with local concoctions and more renowned classics to enjoy during a meal or performance.
Eclectic and versatile, The Haggerston definitely offers more than it would first seem. Regular DJ nights, late-night openings on weekends and even a Jazz night on Sundays, there's always a lot going on here. Their reasonable drink and food prices just add to the pub's appeal, becoming a favourite for many before a big night out.