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 14th August 2019

Telephone Exchange

14 user reviews 4

2 Course Sharing roast with a bottle of house wine and 1 other offer

This charming boozer in Southwark is located in the shadow of The Shard, making it the ideal location for after-work drinks after a long day in the office. Choose your poison from their ample menu of beer, wine and cocktails and unwind in cosy surroundings. 

The Rose & Crown

1 user review 5

NHS Discount and 6 other offers

A bar and hostel in Southwark, The Rose & Crown offers a warm and friendly welcome whether you're stopping by for a quick pint or settling in for a week. On the bar you'll find a great selection of beers, from commercials lagers to a huge range of craft beers, while the kitchen serves up some of the best burgers in London Bridge.

The Refinery, Bankside

522 user reviews 4

JanUary 2 for £20

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.

Jack's Bar

215 user reviews 5

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. 

  Southwark Brewery Tours

12 user reviews 5

@ Southwark Brewery on Thursday 13th February 2020 and 3 other Thursdays

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.

Sama Bankside

280 user reviews 4

Free-Flowing Brunch for £28 and 1 other offer

Located in the heart of Bankside SE1, this bar and restaurant fronts two storeys of drinking spaces, tasty eats, private rooms and bucket loads of individual character. Located between twin railway arches, SAMA Bankside is one of Southwark's most unique hangouts.

Camino Bankside

2 user reviews 5

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.