Bars in Southwark
Southwark might be one of the oldest parts of London, but its nightlife offering is anything but tired. With offices all around and a perfect Southbank location near London Bridge, the TATE Modern and St Paul's Cathedral, it's positively heaving with amazing places to go and enjoy a tipple whatever time of the day. So take a leisurely stroll down the Thames and then rest your feet at the best bars in Southwark.
Last updated on 13th June 2017
Looking to enjoy a few drinks in Southwark but don't have the foggiest when it comes to ideas on where to start? If you're a beer lover there's only one option, and that's the Southwark Brewery tour. Not only can you enjoy learning about the brewery itself, there's tastings to boot.
Inspired by the rustic, traditional bistros of Madrid, Camino is Southwark's tapas and wine bar. From delectable cheeses, a wonderful array of charcuterie, and mouth-watering fresh seafood, this South London hotspot will definitely leave you well-fed and wanting more. Sit back with a wonderfully large glass of wine and bask in everything Camino has to offer.
The Thirsty Bear is a pub with a difference. Self service screens allow you to order your drinks and meal and then chill with your friends. Plus this bar, situated north of Southwark, also has free pool and a jukebox!
Jack's is a cosy, Southwark based bar, run by two brothers and offering a range of ice-cold beer, tasty comfort food and delicately balanced cocktails. With their father having owned the site in the 1970s, the two brothers look to recreate the venue's original vibes, emphasising the fact the bar is based under railway arches using exposed brick walls, wood floors and vintage furnishings.
Found in the heart of the Mondrian Hotel and churning out some of the best cocktails in Southwark, Dandelyan is not a bar to be missed. Not only art-deco inspired and brimming with interior design flair, the cocktail list is one of the most impressive in London.
The Refinery is the perfect place for a meal or something to drink in Southwark. Not only teaming with cutesy interiors kitsch design flecks and a constantly buzzing atmosphere, there's a roster of global wines, cocktails and an impressive menu that makes this restaurant bar a must visit in the area.