Top Bars Near St Paul's

There is an unrivalled charm about the highest point in the city that continually draws in the hoards of people visiting the area. A standing trademark of London tradition and culture, the area's variety of bars, pubs and restaurants spill out on to the streets and ensure there is something for every kind of budget, taste and vibe in this busy neighbourhood. Make sure you don't miss out by taking a look at our recommended list of pubs and bars near St Paul's.

Last updated on 6th May 2021


256 user reviews 4

Taking inspiration from its surroundings, the Paternoster is as traditional as it is modern. The bright and open plan setting does not distract from the fact that this is housed in an iconic part of town, perfect for kicking back in a chilled atmosphere, or grabbing a drink after work near St Pauls. 

Ye Olde Watling

42 user reviews 5

Ye Old Watling is a charming classic British boozer in the heart of the City. A perfect hideaway after a busy day in the office, this place oozes old school cosiness with its menu of British beer and pub classics hot from the kitchen.

Viaduct Tavern

2 user reviews 5

Viaduct Tavern is a traditional London City pub, located in the heart of the City near St. Pauls. A must for lovers of London's history, and originally built as a Victorian gin palace, The Viaduct Tavern has evolved in to a brilliant City pub serving great food and choice real ale. 

The Happenstance

626 user reviews 4

The Happenstance is another popular haunt for local city workers grabbing a drink in St Pauls. This bar serves up corporate lunches and drinks, not unlike many other bars in the area, but also offers premium champagne and bespoke cocktails for those looking to loosen the work-shackles a little. 

Pavilion End

49 user reviews 5

Pavilion End is a beautiful St. Paul's pub, great for after-work drinks, with big screens to watch various sports events and a pool table for other entertainment. Their outdoor beer garden is perfect for catching some rays in central London and escaping the bustle of other city bars. 

Shaws Booksellers

1 user review 3

A great City pub near St Paul's Cathedral, Shaws Booksellers combines the understated charm of a trusted local with a thriving City centre location. The lunch and dinner menus cannot be missed and there is a great selection of real ales for the discerning beer drinker. 

Sabine Rooftop Bar

1 user review 2

Looking for the best bars near St. Pauls? Sabine Rooftop Bar is somewhere that should be firmly on your radar. Perfect for laid-back weekend drinks, after-work sessions and summer date nights, this is one gorgeous cocktail bar with a view of London's iconic cityscape.