From Battersea rise all the way to Battersea Park, this is a borough in the south that's awash with fantastic pubs. If you are after a gastro hotspot for a delicious Sunday roast or want to find the best beer gardens in the area you have come to the right place. Check out our recommendations for the best pubs in Battersea and get familiar with the best places for a pint just south of the river.
Last updated on 1st March 2017
Beautifully decorated and boasting stunning views of the city, the Nine Elms Tavern in Battersea is idea for those lazy weekends and after works drinks. With rustic tones, the wood panelled floors and industrial-esque furnishing clash stunningly with the detailed, colourful furniture and vibrant features scattered around the room.
Settled in the cobbled charm of the High Street, The Candlemaker is one of the best pubs in Battersea. Covered in vibrant 1960's inspired art and stylishly decked out in Austin Powers style decor; this is an unusual and cool place to watch one of the many soul and rock gigs put on, have a roast or simply sip a pint contently.
A cracking pub near Battersea and perfect for those that want to escape the bustle of the city and head to the water, The Waterfront is a calm and casual spot for everything from private events and laid-back pints to a classic pub meal with friends.
The Lighthouse in Battersea has a tremendous reputation and has many visitors venturing from central London to try this top Battersea pub. The main attraction is the delicious meals, with locally sourced ingredients bringing a welcome gastro flair to this part of Battersea. A decked garden and toys, games and a friendly atmosphere bring in people of all ages making it a classic neighbourhood pub.
Offering the residents of Battersea a local full of character and life, the Crown has quickly become a favourite for fans of locally brewed beers and condiment filled burgers. The pub is based on Lavender Hill in Battersea and is wonderfully decorated with vintage photography and softer-than-soft sofas. Perfect for those lazy summer weekends, this charming den is full of surprises and will definitely leave you wanting more.
Prince Albert is Battersea Park’s charming neighbourhood local. Chucking a roaring fire, hearty pub classics and a vast choice of locally brewed ales into the mix, you’re assured of a warm welcome here. They particularly love a lazy Sunday, where guests wile the hours away with a roast washed down with a Bloody Mary or two.
It’s probably easier to find something the Northcote doesn’t do. A top drawer boozer serving a great selection of ales, ciders and wines as well as hearty fare in an abundance, it’s pretty easy to see why such a lively crowd stop in. There’s all sorts of entertainment going on too, with their raucous quiz nights worth checking it out and all the big sporting action broadcast live.
One of the most charming pubs in Battersea, no one does casual afternoons in the south quite like The Duke of Cambridge does. From its eclectic blue interiors down to its roster of draught pints and pub grub, this is the perfect excuse for a trip down the pub.
The Four Thieves is a fabulous personality amongst Battersea's best pubs. Lending its hand to pretty much anything weird and wonderful, including comedy, acrobatics and live music, come here for a relaxed and wacky evening. Purveyors of gin, they make their own gin out of lavender grown from the roof!