London Bridge is ever the bustle with work patrons and commuters, so why not avoid the 9-5 strain with one of the best hidden bars in London. Kitsch, cool and brimming with quirk, head on down to Call Me Mr Lucky for a fun dose of cocktails and late-night charm.
Best Bars Near London Bridge
Bars in London Bridge are diverse and are all part of an exciting drinking and dining scene in the heart of the city. Whether you want an upmarket cocktail evening, after work drinks or something more glamorous, the bars here have it all. In the streets around the railway station and Borough Market, there's a great mix of different drinking dens and hangouts. Have a look through our recommended list of the best bars near London Bridge.
The Refinery is one of London Bridge's most sophisticated bars. The open-plan kitchen offers a palpable buzz throughout the restaurant, while the spacious setting also allows for privacy on tables, which make it perfect for quiet lunches or corporate drinks with clients to go undisturbed.
If you're a lover of wine and tapas (I mean, who isn't?) then this London Bridge restaurant bar is just for you. Serving up a range of Spanish-inspired tapas and tasty wines in swanky settings, this is one for your list of date night locations, group meals and meeting the parents.
Simmons is a small but elegant cocktail bar with quirky interiors and amazing happy hour deals. Come between 4 and 9pm on a weekday and you can explore a wide array of drink deals to help save those pennies, with a lively atmosphere to enjoy at this place come the weekend.
This nice bar near London Bridge is a great little detour to take for your next session of after-work drinks. Great Guns Social boasts a fantastic cocktail selection, as well as a carefully crafted beer and wine list, making it one of the area's most popular bars.
The Hide Bar is tucked in a side street close to the station and part of the development of Bermondsey Street. Cocktails are the name of the game at Hide, with particular attention paid to the history of the drinks themselves, just ask your bartender for a little more info if you're keen to find out.
One of London Bridge's best bars, Belushi's is a short walk from Borough Tube station and is a down-to-earth sports bar. Open plan and spacious, it offers live music alongside great food and drinks promotions and happy hours.
Haven't ever come across this brilliant bar near Borough Market? Look up and you'll discover London Bridge Rooftop, a fun alfresco haunt perched atop Colechurch House. Come here during the week for after-work drinks and chilled DJ sets or head over at the weekend for an epic bottomless brunch or a Sunday spent sipping £5 Aperol spritzes.
Located on Tooley Street, this ale and wine bar brings you a huge selection of drinks alongside small plates, light snacks and other locally sourced dishes. Perfect for after work drinks, date nights or weekend grazing with pals, The Mug House is a fantastic all-rounder.
Located just a short skip and hop from the bustle of London Bridge, The Last Talisman is a gorgeous Asian grill restaurant with a secret hidden bar. The perfect spot for a date night, this place specialises in all things bespoke tipples and high-quality cuisine.
A whimsical wonderland just shy of London Bridge, The Folly is made up of kitsch prints, lush plates and charming interiors. Whether you're enjoying a gin-based drink or cavorting with a few cocktails, this City favourite is a heralded plot that's known for its atmosphere and luxe penchant.
Feeling low after a long slog at the workplace? All Bar One are just a stone's throw away with a bar packed full of delicious tipples to help you take the edge off a little. This sleek yet relaxed modern haunt is the perfect place for an after-work beverage and debrief with mates after a tiresome week.
All tuckered out after a day of exploring? Check out this cool Brewdog with over 33 craft brews at the bar, a number of arcade games and three shuffleboards with a menu of juicy burgers just waiting to be eaten, perfect for a little R&R.
If there's anything to excited about when it comes to a visit to London Bridge, it's Aqua Shard. Found in one of the most notorious spots in the city, this sky-high bar is impressive and has a menu of elegant cocktails, handpicked bottles and plenty more to remember.
Prime for after work drinks near London Bridge, Tanner & Co's British dining focus has won City fans around. Head on over and soak up the a high-end roster of food alongside cocktails, craft beers and some of the best international bottles of wine in the business.
Offering a simple but well crafted selection of cocktails, a carefully curated wine menu and some of the finest seafood in London Bridge. If you're in the need of a little after-work refreshment, BOB's Lobster Wine Bar & Kitchen is one of the best eating and drinking spots in the area.
With neighbourhood vibes and a homely food menu, The Grange is a brilliant little local pub in Bermondsey. The pub has got it all, from a chilled-out terraced area for soaking up the sun, to a dining room lined with artwork on walls and even a dedicated Sunday roast club.