Best Bars for Plant Lovers in London
It has been scientifically proven that being around plants improves your wellbeing, so what about if you drink while being around plants? From secret gardens where botanical cocktails reign supreme to bars with their own flower shops, there's no shortage of greenery in the big smog that we call London. Check out our recommendations for the best bars for plant lovers in London and get your foliage fix.
Last updated on 8th September 2017
There's no better way than getting to know nature than getting out and about with nature, and that's exactly what the Wild Brunch Club are all about. Join them on a foraging adventure, picking and enjoying along the way, all before a brunch at Mac & Wild.
East London has its fair share of great cocktail bars, but none as green as NT's. Not only has this favourite decked out their interiors with potted plants and plenty of low hanging leaves, head out to their outdoor space where palm trees and plants also have a home.
It's known the world over and has become more than just a tourist attraction, but that's not all Sky Garden can muster. Boasting an indoor garden to die for, indulge in palm trees, leaves and exotic greenery as this sky-high plot promises cocktails amongst the foliage.
Pop Brixton isn't just a community space with some of the best street food in the business, they're the perfect bar for a plant lover in London. Not only decked with trees and their very own indoor greenhouse, head to the back of the space where you'll find planted herbs, a mini greenhouse and more greenery than you could have hoped for.
Heist Bank are proud of their pizzas and they're a dab hand when it comes to craft beer, but they also know a thing or two about plants. Coming at you with not only green gifts dotted about the space, this plant filled London bar also has its own florist.
You need only scoot your way into the garden at The Exhibit for something of a plant lovers paraside. From hanging planters down to their plant friendly menu, The Exhibit are coming at you with all that's good and green.
Hailed as one of the most sought after restaurants in the city, Restaurant ours don't scrimp when it comes to their greenery. Whether it's the tree in the heart of their dining space, the living wall, the foliage on the second floor or their signature wall of roses, plant lovers in London will be happy here.
Nine Lives is a zero-waste bar, so it’s pretty much already popular with plant lovers in London. But while their selection of ‘Loop’ cocktails are as delicious as they are ethical, their aesthetics are equally so, featuring bamboo shafts next to hanging plant, while you sit surrounded by potted greenery too.
There's nothing quite like a drink along the canal, but it's even better when it's paired with a bunch of flora. Make haste for their garden where not only will a giant flower wall be waiting for you, there's pergola's with wisteria hanging above your heads.
It's one of the prettiest restaurants in London and it knows all about botany, but The Folly also know a thing or two about flora. Not only hosting regular classes in their cutesy, flower ridden space, this little plot is also a functioning shop.
With a simple design and a clear ethic, it's plants that keep Bourne and Hollingsworth Buildings up there with some of the prettiest restaurant bars in the business. From the greenhouse flush with foliage to the leaf print furniture, you'll soak up the greenery, no doubt.
This is one of the best hidden gems in Kennington, and the garden is no floozy either. Full of foliage and greenery, London's plant lovers should skip the interesting interiors for a stint outside as you soak up all the rays, Vitamin D and flora that this space can muster.
Brunel's Rooftop Garden has all the green you could possibly need. Whether you're chuffing back a few botanical cocktails or indulging in the garden come the evening, you'll enjoy a slice of that rural life in a cool and unique London setting.