Best Clapham Pubs
Flanked by three popular tube stations, along with a mega mainline, Clapham is a busy London neighbourhood where restaurants, bars... and pubs, thrive. From beer gardens near the common and tucked away sports stops (it's huge for rugby here), to Sunday roast favourites just shy of the high street, check out our recommendations for the best pubs in Clapham.
Last updated on 9th August 2023
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.
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.
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.
After quirky Clapham pubs? The Railway Tavern will fit the bill with its statement lighting and local artwork dotted around the cool space. Not only that, but there's regular live music, everything from pub grub to burgers or vegan food, and it's right on the high street.
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 and sport screenings aplenty.
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.
This swish Clapham pub is a must for any kind of hangout. Whether you fancy a leisurely brunch on the terrace or a few after work tipples, this place is ready and waiting with its menu of signature small plates, freshly baked pizzas and handcrafted cocktails.
A Clapham boozer worth visiting, The Alexandra has made quite a name for itself (it has been around for 150 years, of course). This popular watering hole flaunts a mouthwatering pizza and cocktail menu, alongside top-notch projectors for big footie fixtures.
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.