A cosy pub in Borough, The Roebuck is bursting with charm and locally crafted brews. Nestled along Great Dover Street, it's not hard to see why this hidden gem is popular among locals, knocking up comfort food classics and a pretty great roast come Sunday.
Bars In Borough
Close to both the River Thames and London Bridge Station, this area boasts the double advantage of having beautiful views and being convenient. It's also home to a heady mix of watering holes, perfect for all your needs. Whether you're trawling for cocktail bars with epic happy hours or cosy pubs for some riverside drinks after browsing Borough Market, we've got you sorted with our list of recommended bars in Borough.
Pairing an impressive selection of draught beers, wines and spirits with pretty interiors, Telephone Exchange is a fun spot for drinks near London Bridge. Walls that aren't clad with old school phones are covered in Gatsby-esque wallpaper and paintings, making it a very chic setting.
If you're feeling in need of some respite from grown-up life, The Old School Yard is the haunt for you. Spend your evening sipping on classic cocktails at the Borough bar and playing on their Nintendo Wii, or let out your inner Mariah Carey in one of their private karaoke rooms.
The Boot and Flogger is a Southwark haunt found just a stone's throw from Borough Market. The wine bar is steeped in old school charm with a labyrinth of bars and dining rooms all coated in wood for a Gentlemen's Club feel to accompany your sipping of handpicked finds.
Tucked away behind London Bridge, Hide Bar is one of the city's cooler cocktail joints. Relish in date night vibes at this Borough bar and enjoy some expert mixology while taking in the seriously chic interiors, think neon signs, kitsch wallpaper and floral decor aplenty.
Looking for a place to drink in Borough? Bunch of Grapes is a no-brainer for a chilled mid-week drink, complete with cosy interiors, an adorable beer garden, hearty pub grub and a good selection of beers, wines and spirits, there's even private dining spaces for those planning a party.
Found just shy of the main hubbub, The Bermondsey Arts Club & Cocktail bar is a stylish choice if you're looking for places to drink in Borough. The Art Deco haunt oozes vintage vibes and uses ingredients from the market to create their seasonally changing menu of concoctions.
Pouring up an array of delicious wines and draught beers, this bar near Borough Market will keep you coming back for more. Relax inside or check out The Heeltap's terrace courtyard and enjoy an afternoon of soaking up the sun when the weather permits.
Those of you looking for something a little different in Borough might want to give your competitive spirit a whirl. With drinks available from canned wine to cocktails, head on down to Plonk where you can pair something delicious with some of the whackiest mini golf courses in the city.
With a location already showing its value in Soho, Salt Yard have brought their delicious dining and drinks options to the oldest food market in London. Celebrating the med, you can expect a smart curation of small plates alongside the best in European wines.
This gorgeous bar in Borough offers a great selection of beers and wines, as well as a carefully crafted cocktail list. Ideal for chilled after work drinks and group hangouts, Great Guns Social has swish interiors matched with the relaxed atmosphere of a neighbourhood boozer.
Overlooking both Borough Market and Southwark Cathedral, Vinoteca is a must if you're looking to pick up on the atmosphere nearby. Better yet? Their railway arch spot is home to some of the best in glasses of wine and seasonal British plates.
A favourite in the area, The Rose & Crown is a Southwark bar near Borough Market with boatloads of character. Located just a short walk from The Shard, you'll find a warm and welcoming atmosphere, alongside a great craft beer selection and some of the best burgers in the area.
A secret speakeasy bar near Borough High Street, Call Me Mr Lucky is The Breakfast Club's fun late-night alter ego. If the kitsch fairy lights, playful atmosphere and hidden nooks don't win you over, then the potent signature cocktails are sure to do it.
This wine bar in London Bridge is pouring up exquisite vinos in a former potato storehouse. Offering views across the food hall from its scenic terrace, Bedales is a sound spot for an evening of people watching whilst sampling various vines and nibbling on charcuterie boards.