The Duchess Belle is a cosy pub with a 150-year history. Fronting plenty of original charm and character, this dog-friendly spot has recently been bought bang up to date, with a contemporary roof terrace and HD TVs screening live sport across the venue.
Beautiful Bars And Restaurants Near Nine Elms
Perched on the banks of the River Thames, this area between Battersea Power Station and Vauxhall has undergone a huge transformation in the past few years. Where disused factories and vast brownfield sites once were, there are now sleek skyscrapers, gorgeous green spaces and plenty of swanky new venues. From charming pubs to waterside restaurants and airy brunch spots, there's something for any time of the day. Looking for inspiration on where to head? Check out our guide to the best bars and restaurants near Nine Elms.
One of our top recommendations for restaurants near Battersea Power Station, No 29 Power Station West is the stuff of interior design dreams. From its quirky light fixtures to its velvet soft furnishings and leafy green botanics, every corner of this riverside restaurant is a feast for the eyes. Better yet? There is a mouthwatering selection of all-day plates on offer, from hearty pies to light summer salads.
Offering its very own in-house urban winery, along with a selection of over 100 sips available by the glass, Vagabond is the Battersea Power Station bar that you need on your radar. Playing host to a lineup of events throughout the year, previous highlights have included guided tastings and winemaking experiences led by industry experts.
A buzzing pub in the summer months, The Nine Elms Tavern is perched on the banks of the Thames, offering sprawling views of the river. This modern boozer is particularly popular with the post-work crowd, with a menu of classic pub grub and tasty light bites along with a cracking selection of ales, wine and cocktails.
Looking for things to do in Nine Elms? The Linnaean Cafe is your one-stop shop for all things brunch, beauty and gorgeous interiors. The stunning Embassy Gardens restaurant is accompanied by its very own hair salon and lifestyle store, perfect for a post-avocado on toast blowdry or a spot of retail therapy.
When it comes to Indian food around Nine Elms, Choki Dhani is the obvious choice. The restaurant was created with the aim to celebrate Rajasthani culture, and offers a modern take on authentic Indian cuisine, paired with elegant interiors and incredible service. Perfect for dinner dates and working lunches alike, this Riverlight Quay fine dining spot is not to be missed.
With venues all over the city, Megan's has built quite the reputation thanks to its crowd winning menu made up of all-day breakfast dishes, mezze plates and signature 'posh' kebabs. For brunch in Nine Elms it's the obvious choice, with the option to add bottomless bubbles to your meal for only £20 per head.
If you're looking for restaurants in Nine Elms, then there's no better place than Fiume, the Italian restaurant with a stunning olive tree-lined terrace. The Circus West Village venue is split into a spacious dining area with an open kitchen and a long bar space where the wood-fired over takes centre stage.
One of our top picks for restaurants near the US Embassy, Darby's specialises in all things oysters, freshly-baked goods and top-quality produce. Founded by MasterChef star Robin Gill, the eatery is styled like a New York loft, with high ceilings, exposed brick walls and comfy leather armchairs, ideal for sinking in to after a decadent feast.