Bars near Waterloo
With cosy gastropubs, dynamic cocktail bars and glorious riverside steakhouses, it's no wonder more and more people are considering Waterloo a great place to go out and enjoy themselves. A thoroughly cosmopolitan destination known my Londoners across the city, we've toured the town in search of the best bars in Waterloo, here's a few of our top picks!
Last updated on 5th December 2016
You'll find this mouth-watering steakhouse on the banks of the Thames, perched neatly in the shadow of the London Eye and Houses of Parliament. Sure, you could spend all evening marvelling at the spectacular views, but then you'd miss out on the exquisite cuts of meat, long list of cocktails and ten English beers on offer inside. Undeniably one of London's most scenic spots.
Hop off the train at Waterloo and over to Slug & Lettuce, where you'll encounter a venue that offers great value for money and a dynamic party atmosphere. Enjoying a day of site-seeing? Grab some respite here, where they offer 10% off your bill if you've got a ticket to one of the area's many tourist attractions.
Looking for a place to drink near Waterloo, but simply hoping for something chilled, relaxed and humble? Then why not head on down to Steam Engine for their burger roster, craft pints and laid-back atmosphere.
Looking for a friendly and familiar local in the centre of London can be tricky, but here’s where the Duke of Sussex can help. The pub offers a beautiful and thoughtful menu of seasonal British produce made for indulging, and there’s an impressive menu of beers, curated wines and fresh cocktails that are perfect when enjoyed in the large outside beer garden.
You need only wander from Waterloo to find this drinking and dining gem in the heart of London. Hailed for their fun, foliage inspired interiors and botanical charm, head on down for gastro plates alongside some of the best cocktails in the business.
A top and affordable cocktail bar near Waterloo, Grand Union is not only a name face on the city's happy hour scene, their interiors and beer garden scream with kitsch authenticity and quirky, neon charm.
The clinking of Champagne glasses, the chattering of city folk and the scoffing of grand gastro grub? It can be only the one restaurant bar in Embankment. Heralded for its classic interiors, exposed barrels, worldwide bottles of champagne and bespoke plates, Champagne Charlie's is a must-try near Waterloo.
Strolling distance from Waterloo is The Riverfront, a spacious and modern restaurant and bar located in the BFI on the South Bank. The stylish venue is perfect for every occasion, from drinks and cocktails in their outdoor seating area come summer, to a hearty meal at lunch.