Best Bars in London Bridge
London Bridge, it's something of a city landmark and notably the best place to transfer for a train in the city. But we're not here to talk transport. From hidden vintage gems and places to catch the game, to charming gastro restaurants and cocktail bars hidden down cobbled alleys, we're here to talk about some of the very best bars and pubs in London Bridge. Take a look for yourselves...
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Bars in London Bridge don't come quite like The Old School Yard. A massive salute to everything Old Skool - from their drinks deals and karaoke, to the decor and even the music, everything is from the 'Old Skool'. A great London Bridge bar for any occasion be it birthdays, hen or stag dos, or just enjoying some great happy hour deals to kick start your night.
A hop, skip and a wee jump across the river, and you'll land in a charming haunt of classic British dishes and top craft brews. Overlooking The Thames and the city that's ever waiting to be explored, an afternoon and evening spent at The Oyster Shed is set to be one of fine ol' fish and chips and a mean ol' beer alike.
If you're looking for somewhere to eat and drink near Borough Market, Lantana Cafe's London Bridge outpost is a firm choice. Not only are they famed for churning out some of the city's best brunch bites, but their menu of classic and signature cocktails is equally as impressive.
A haven for sports fans, this teeming London Bridge bar is a plethora of drinks deals, foosball, beer pong and live sports screenings rolled into one. Looking to privately hire a space for an upcoming sports screening? Their Dugout is just the place to head.
Located within the Hilton Tower Bridge Hotel, this gorgeous bar is perfect for those seeking a dash of elegance on a nigth out. Specialising in exquisite chmpagne and stunning views, it's a thriving spot for the City's carefree revellers.
Head over to Bankside where this unique pub and restaurant offers a stunning selection of drinks and eats perfect for a pre or post-theatre treat. From a selection of signature cocktails, to bespoke G&Ts and even homemade limoncello, it's got style, elegance and boatloads of charm.
Cool and quirky The Gentlemen Baristas Union Street is the perfect spot for an after-work drink or quick dinner. The intimate venue is stretched over two floors, with the more informal bar area downstairs and the upstairs a perfect place for a delicious seasonal dinner.
While you may need to stroll across the bridge for a visit to this wee nugget, it's worth the walk. A veritable wonderland of botanical inspired whimsy, Drake and Morgan steal the show yet again as The Folly promises intensely creative cocktails, it's own florist, classic British dishes and more.
Located just a stone's throw from London Bridge station, this restaurant and creative events space is a homely haven of warming hues, soft sofa seats and quirky decor, including nautical ropes draped all around.
Scaling views of the city, and some of the best cocktails in the business courtesy of this sky high retreat? It can only be one destination, Aqua at the Shard. An iconic building where Instagram photos are the name of the game, indulge in botanical inspired cocktails, signature drinks and dapper dishes, all amongst some of the best views of London in the city.
If you're looking for places to drink near London Bridge, then Vinegar Yard should be on your list. Boasting a rooftop bar with views of The Shard, pop-up shops, art installations and street food traders, there's something for everyone.
The Refinery is a modern day bar and restaurant near to London Bridge. They successfully blend fresh, colourful and eco-friendly decor with an industrial edge, making this a good spot for a drink or two. You can also come here from Thursday - Saturday for those looking for a place to party in London Bridge.
A stone's throw from the main station, Bunch of Grapes is a great stop-off for those looking to indulge in a few drinks near London Bridge. From their rustic British dining and their regular beer rotation down to their heated outdoor space, there's a little something for everyone.
An iconic pub to be found right in the heart of Borough Market, Wheatsheaf is a wonder of cracking craft brews the likes of Double Chocolate Stout and bustling after work evenings. With their heralded location, lush drinks selection and a quirky beer garden to be inspired by, it's no wonder that Wheatsheaf is ever a buzz come sundown at London Bridge.
The Hide Bar is all about quality drinks, from their divine classic cocktails to sourcing the finest wines and they also serve up Meantime Beer from the local Greenwich Brewery. This is a rather cool London Bridge cocktail bar off the beaten track so head here if you want something a little special. Also a good option for those looking for a late night bar in London Bridge.
While London Bridge may not always inspire the alternative crowd, there's one hidden bar that happily pushes those quirky boundaries. Hidden inside the Breakfast Club and boasting cocktails that impress, head on down to Call Me Mr Lucky for the ultimate in kitsch drinks.
Located in the heart of the city, just a few minutes walk from Monument station, Vagabond's latest wine bar boasts sky-high ceilings and a menu of over 160 wines (all served by the glass). The perfect date night spot, there is also a light brunch menu for early risers.