Best Clapham Pubs
Clapham, it's a gem in the heart of South London's drinking crown, and we're here to show you the best of it. Hosting a myriad of London's best pubs, Clapham knows no bounds when it comes to hearty boozers, traditional plots and craft beer hide-outs. Check out our recommendations for some of the best pubs in Clapham and get to know South of the river, pint in hand.
The East Hill pub offers Wandsworth's weary locals a warm spot to relax and recalibrate in after a long week at work. Grab a pint of craft beer and sink into one of their softer-than-soft armchairs by the crackling fire. Armed by the freshest ingredients and the finest cuts of meat, the chefs at this homely pub have skillfully curated a menu of hearty British dishes. Perfectly seasoned steaks are plated up beside delicious salads and chips, while hearty sausages produced on Britain's finest farms are placed on top of a portion of light mash potatoes.
Hardy and fun, this traditional Clapham pub promises that all important space when it comes to whiling the afternoons and evenings away. Head on down for cutesy and charming interiors set alongside a roster of craft pints and gastro inspired fare.
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.
Mixing in traditional pub touches with a modern sensibility, the Belle Vue is warm, friendly, and filled with delicious food. There's vegan and vegetarian small plates, and lots of classic dishes that are updated. Meanwhile, expect live music every Friday for even more fun.
Situated just a stone's throw away from Clapham Common, The Rectory has a great selection of beers and wines and serves up a number of delicious British classics alongside thin and crispy stone-baked pizzas. If that's not enough, they also host weekly quiz nights and live music every Friday.
When it comes to a quirky place to drink in Clapham, nothing quite cuts the mustard like this hardy boozer. Not only one of the best places to grab a craft pint South of the river, The Four Thieves come fully equipped with distillery, games room and beer garden.
Nestled on the Brixton border, this lovely Clapham pub is the perfect spot for an after work drink or a weekend lunch. Boasting one of the best beer gardens in South London, it's in the summer months when this quirky watering hole really comes into its own.
Looking for places to drink in Clapham? The Perky Nel should definitely be on your radar as the quaint spot serves up tasty pub grub alongside a daily brunch and roast dinners come the weekend. There's even a beer garden outside for those warmer days.
A gastro boozer meets sports pub in Clapham, The Clapham North manages to blur and blend the line between fun-time partying and hungover Sunday roasts. Only a stones throw from Clapham North station, there's no excuse not to be giving them a try.
A hostel and pub combined, The Crown may be a simple walk from Clapham Junction, but it's well worth the stroll. Humble, laid-back and most definitely not stretching those purse coins, head on down for pints and burgers from their Burger Craft kitchen.