Bars in Waterloo

On the Southbank of the Thames and boasting awesome riverside views, a great bridge, a myriadof tube lines for easy travelling, a theatre, BFI Imax cinema and an abundance of bars to visit, Waterloo really does have a lot to offer. But how about a casual drink? We've got you sorted. Check out our recommendations for the best bar in Waterloo.

Blue Light Discount

Need a break from the bustle of central London? Seek refuge in the Duke of Sussex, a homely and familiar boozer serving the best in seasonal British produce washed down with a carefully curated menu of beer, wine and refreshing cocktails. There's a spacious beer garden for the summer, a large function room for private hire groups and always lots going on, whether that be weekly quiz nights or live music events.

Mulberry Bush

842 user reviews 4

Sure, this trusty gastropub is as centrally located as they come - but that doesn't stop it from offering an affectionate, neighbourhood vibe. Located within a few seconds of the waterfront, the Mulberry Bush is a cracking option whether you're coming for the seasonal foods and daily changing specials or just a couple of pints from their excellent range of beer and ale. Looking for a private hire space? The Green Room is well equipped at hosting all manner of special occasions.

Bar Elba

2063 user reviews 4

Just down the road from Waterloo station is a little tropical paradise. This 600-capacity rooftop bar is awash with sunny colours, panoramic views and a cocktail menu that's twenty strong – with favourites like Aperol Spritz, Frose (frozen Rose!) and alcohol-laced Havana slushies.

Jack's Bar

228 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. Keeping their decor purposely simple with exposed brick walls and wooden floors, the venue offers a selection of craft beers and delicious cocktails, served alongside a menu of hearty pizzas, hotdogs and wings.