Bars and pubs in Clapham

Where to head when you’ve got a thirst on in south-west London



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Clapham may be more laid back than other parts of London, but that doesn't mean it's sleepy. Loft is a refined bar with inventive cocktails - often including their homemade grenadine. Venn Street Records has a nice selection of beers and cocktails and a cheeky, rock 'n' roll interior. Bread & Roses is named after a poem about a workers' strike, but the punters come for the excellent beers and wines, rather than the impressive history.

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Bread & Roses

This Workers Beer Company-run pub is proud to sport its socialist credentials, it takes its name from a James Oppenheim poem associated with a textile strike.

  1. 68 Clapham Manor St, SW4 6DZ
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  • Rated as: 4/5

In a quiet residential street not far from Clapham Common, Bobbin is an appealing neighbourhood gastropub. It has a changing rota of proper ales and an airy conservatory at the rear.

  1. 1-3 Lillieshall Rd, SW4 0LN
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King & Co

  • Rated as: 4/5

Autumn 2014 saw the former King's Head change ownership, with a new look and more focus on craft beers and a 'street food kitchen'.

  1. 100 Clapham Park Road, SW4 7BZ
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Coach & Horses

  • Rated as: 3/5

Another change of ownership in spring 2013 has heralded a new menu: BBQ chicken wings, mac 'n' cheese, nachos and hamburgers.

  1. 173-175 Clapham Park Road, SW4 7EX
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Craft Beer Company

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 1/4

It’s a joy to find a proper neighbourhood pub that serves a brilliant range of beers from small producers. Hand-crafted cask ales, guest kegs, and of course an array of exotic bottles. 

  1. 128 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 6ED
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