Metropolitan Line Bars

London's forgotten son, the Metropolitan Line is a seriously far-reaching tube line. The only line to go as far as Zone 9 (which is definitely not even in London), it definitely serves its purpose, cutting through an important part of the Central Line and giving you access to a number of great bars. So read on and check out our recommended Metropolitan Line Bars between Zones 1 and 2.

The Drift

576 user reviews 4

JanUary 2 for £20

With captivating views of Europe's largest private aquarium, The Drift in Liverpool Street is a drinking sanctuary in the heart of the City. Definitely not your stereotypical City bar, it's a quirky spot with hidden alcoves, a mixology table, a fine dining nook and a secluded cabana. 


Draft House Farringdon

76 user reviews 4

2-4-1 Cocktails and 2 other offers

With impressive beers available on tap and an equally strong wine list offer, this Farringdon favourite is a top choice for everything from after-work drinks to weekend dining. Plus, with a location between Barbican, St Paul's and Chancery Lane, it's perfect for city workers.


233 user reviews 4

Extended Happy Hour

Split over two levels, The Gable in Moorgate is a fine drinking institution that's always worth checking out. Upstairs is more of a relaxed dining area whereas the cellar is a raucous club with plush leather furnishings, disco balls and an upbeat  music policy. Always an affordable night out, the Gable is a great fun party bar. 

All Day Happy Hour on Selected Cocktails and 4 other offers

Situated just 10 seconds from Wembley's iconic stadium, this South American-inspired has an impressive happy hour alongside a menu focussed on authentic skewers. One for those looking for a reasonably priced meal, you can relax on the terrace or chill out at the Caipirinha bar.

The Sterling

136 user reviews 4

Positioned perfectly between Aldgate and Liverpool Street tube stations, The Sterling is perched at the base of one of London's most iconic buildings, the Gherkin. A favourite among city workers, The Sterling is a popular after work hang out where you can kick back with some beers, wine or cocktails as well as enjoying some sport on their TVs. 

Be At One Farringdon

107 user reviews 4

Just around the corner from Barbican tube station, Be At One Smithfield is a prime location. Fantastic any night of the week, be ready to be welcomed by the friendly staff, who are some of the hardest partiers in the bar. A perfect pit-stop before a big night out, it's position on the Met line is ideal. 

An incredible party bar in the heart of Aldgate, Revolution Bar America Square is one of the liveliest spots in the area. Boasting an opulent Manhattan design and a twist of Soviet spirit, it's ideal for parties and large group bookings, meaning it's a great for celebrating having finished this monumental bar crawl.