Draft House Old Street Old Street is opening up urban gem drinking den The Draft House
211 Old Street, London, EC1V 9NR
Happily Affordable ££

What they say:

Charlie McVeigh and Max Chater's lovechild The Draft House is a silky sleek and stylish space just off the bustling City Road. Coupling cosy, yet contemporary comfort with rugged, industrial edge, this devilishly cool drinking dive is set to become a heady-hip hangout of up-for-it carousers and culinary genii looking for that outside-the-box feel, so pick up a Pilsner or an optic cocktail and embrace the unique, utilitarian-inspired aesthetics inside.

What we say:

Revamped thanks to its growing host of original and inspiring eateries and drinkeries, the eclectic Old Street hub is eager to uphold itself as a foodie and boozy favourite in The Big Smoke. Joining the likes of Ceviche here, The Draft House haunt is sure to become a banging barfly magnet as it lodges in cutting-edge, modish development The Bower, so guzzle down a bounty of craft beers and swanky, souped-up staple bar snacks within an industrial, uber-atmospheric environment.