Bars and pubs in London by area

Find the very best bars and pubs in the capital, whichever area you're in



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Bethany Clarke

Drinking dens in Soho, trendy bars in Camden and traditional pubs in Islington - find great places to drink in the capital wherever you are. Check out our guide to pubs and bars in London by area.


Wander away from the market crowd and discover some great pubs and bars in Borough.


Discover the best places to go drinking in Brixton from gastropubs to cocktail bars.


You're not short of bar options in NW1, but use this list of our favourites to make sure you end up in one that will mean maximum satisfaction.

The City of London

Find the perfect place to take a break with a pint or a cocktail in the City.


With its young, lively crowd, Clapham is home to plenty of bars and pubs. Here's the Time Out pick.

Covent Garden

Cabaret, live music and some of the city's best cocktails - Covent Garden has it all.


Dalston is where old Hackney meets new; home to traditional boozers and hipster hangouts.


Find the best places to have a drink in glorious Greenwich.


Discover the very best places in Hackney with our guide to this east London melting pot.


There are some brilliant pubs in Hammersmith, whether you want to sit by the river or stay away from the water.


Discover the best pubs and bars to enjoy in vibrant Islington.

King's Cross

If you're not in a rush to catch a train, stop and enjoy a drink at one of King's Cross better boozy establishments.

London Bridge

If you're searching for a great place for a few drinks then try Time Out's guide to the best bars and pubs near London Bridge.


Discover our favourite bars and pubs in Mayfair, one of London's most exclusive areas.

Notting Hill

Anywhere that's home to the carnival and Portobello Road Market has to have some pretty good drinking spots. Here's where to go in Notting Hill.


Soho has some of the best pubs in the capital. Find the best watering holes from an ever-growing list.

Shoreditch pubs

Although Shoreditch may be better known for trendy cocktail bars and cool clubs, there are also plenty of great pubs.

Shoreditch bars

Check out the varied and lively bars of Shoreditch – from live music at Big Chill Bar and the amazing view at Boundary Rooftop to the whimsical charm of Callooh Callay.

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