Victoria Line Bars
One of the first names proposed for the Victoria Line was the 'Viking Line' (which would have been awesome) and when it's not being flooded with cement, it also leads to many of the capital's finest nights out. From Finsbury Park through Oxford Circus all the way to Brixton, read on and check out the best Victorian Line bars between Zones 1-2.
Last updated on 21st April 2017
Regularly considered one of the best pubs in London, The Black Dog has become a celebrated and esteemed pub in the Vauxhall area. A modern and trendy venue, its attracting an increasingly large following with a dedication to providing one of the best drinking experiences in South London.
Victoria your main line for getting in and out of London? Looking to catch a weekend bevvie or party on the weekend without straying too far from the tube? Join one of the most opulent places in Mayfair as this Victoria Line bar promises swanky interiors and more swanky cocktails come sun down.
Running since 1999, The Social near Oxford Circus remains to this day one of the most popular and renowned venues in the Soho area. With regular live bands and DJs all throughout the week, it's always a lively venue that to this day are proud to take responsibility for thousands of hangovers over the years.
A cool and trendy cocktail bar just one minute walk from Kings Cross station, Simmons is the perfect late night London bar. With an extensive cocktail menu, generous happy hours and a fantastic music policy, it's always a riveting party place that never disappoints. Check out their Euston Square spot to discover their take on a former pub.
Shaker and Company is an antique cocktail saloon inspired by New Orleans Bourbon Street, with jazz and blues tunes, innovative and inspired cocktails and some much needed delicious pizzas to help you on your way. You can also check the epitome of cool that is their latest popup Belle&Co located in their basement.
Be At One is a very trusted name, and their Islington venue is definitely one of the best. With over 160 different drinks to choose from, it's a true cocktail paradise. A great step up in your night out, it's within walking distance of Highbury & Islington station and will get into party spirits for what's to come.
Based in London's Victoria, Greenwood is a new venue on the Victoria line that promises amazing food, great craft beers and amazing eyebrows (yes eyebrows) all under one roof. The food and drink menu is, of course, the headliner here, but the barber and eyebrow stations are there to make sure you're always looking your best. Grab a pint, relax and soak up everything this homely pub has to offer.
The final stop on what would be a long night, the Market House is the ideal place to celebrate surviving so long. A cool DJ bar and nightclub in the heart of Brixton, it attracts top resident DJs to help you dance the night away, becoming one of the vibrant venues in the area that's always a blast.
A mecca for London's beer drinkers, the Euston Tap is the quintessence of a beer house. A sister venue to Sheffield Tap, it's now considered one of London finest craft beer bars, maintaing a high level of service and ensuring only the best quality beer is available.
A livelier pub than the former one, Cask Pub & Kitchen in Pimlico are beer experts and offer a truly awe-inspiring range of craft ales from around the world. With 400 bottled varieties, ten real ales and a further ten keg options on draught, you're really spoilt for choice here.
A leafy Irish pub with four different areas, The Faltering Fullback is a true North London gem. With a great beer garden, a fun pool table room, a cool and quirky front bar where guitars, oars and a whole assortment of bits and bobs fill up every space, and just a stroll from Finsbury Park, it's a great way to start the crawl.