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The newest bars, pubs and drinking spots, reviewed anonymously by our critics

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Stay in the loop with the latest reviews on the hottest drinking spots in town. Updated weekly, this is our archive of 'recent reviews'. For the bang-up-to-date 'current reviews' (updated daily), check out the pages for either restaurants or bars

Latest Time Out London bar reviews

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Bars and pubs, Breweries

Little Faith

icon-location-pin Deptford

A charming taproom in a changing corner of Deptford

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Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars

Murder Inc

icon-location-pin Fitzrovia

A central London follow-up from Cocktail Trading Company, dubiously based on New York gangsters

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Bars and pubs, Pubs

The Lady Hamilton

icon-location-pin Kentish Town

A pub on Kentish Town Road from the team behind The Pineapple

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Bars and pubs, Pubs

The Buxton

icon-location-pin Brick Lane

A ‘pub with rooms’ at the south end of Brick Lane

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Bars and pubs, Craft beer pubs

The Collab

icon-location-pin Walthamstow

Beers and burgers in a Walthamstow shop unit

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Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars

Tabac

icon-location-pin Kentish Town

A French-themed bar occupying an old tobacconist’s in Kentish Town

Venue says COCKTAIL FESTIVAL - 24.08.19. Visit our green festival lounge with the sounds of summer mixed by our fabulous female DJ. (Free entry)

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Bars and pubs, Mezcalerias

Hacha

icon-location-pin Dalston

London’s first agave bar from a tequila and mezcal expert

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Bars and pubs, Gastropubs

Canbury Arms

icon-location-pin Kingston

A Kingston pub gets a revamp from Pearmain Pubs

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Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars

Heads + Tails

icon-location-pin West Hampstead

A bar with two personalities, both tailored to a West Hampstead crowd

Venue says Have you tried our aperitivo hour yet? We have a delicious selection of aperitivo-style cocktails available for £5 every day until 7pm!

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Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars

Supermax

icon-location-pin King’s Cross

A late-night King’s Cross bar spinning Italo disco and pouring vermouth

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Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars

Lyaness

icon-location-pin South Bank

The ‘World’s Best Bar’ Dandelyan makes way for Lyaness

Venue says Lyaness is launching Fancy Tea, a tongue-in-cheek take on a high-end 80s dinner party with a bold Lyan twist & cocktails created by the team

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Bars and pubs, Pubs

The Gun

icon-location-pin Spitalfields

A multi-purpose Spitalfields boozer from the team behind The Ten Bells

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Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars

Anthracite

icon-location-pin King’s Cross

A martini lounge in the Great Northern Hotel

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Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars

Homeboy

icon-location-pin Islington

An Irish-run bar doing a strong line in whiskey drinks

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Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars

The Parrot

icon-location-pin Aldwych

Tropical-themed cocktail bar brought to you by Idris Elba

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Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars

Funkidory

icon-location-pin Peckham

A diddy, music-filled cocktail spot on Peckham Rye

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Bars and pubs, Gastropubs

Newman Arms

icon-location-pin Fitzrovia

A historic Fitzrovia pub, now the first tap house from Truman’s Brewery

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Bars and pubs, Pubs

The Faber Fox

icon-location-pin Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace pub, the fifth from the Livelyhood group

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Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars

FAM

icon-location-pin Marylebone

Cocktails in central London from a startender team

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Bars and pubs, Pubs

Mikkeller Bar

icon-location-pin Hackney Road

A craft beer bar from the Danish brewery in collaboration with, er, Rick Astley

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Bars and pubs, Café bars

Vermuteria

icon-location-pin King’s Cross

Vermouth-obsessed café-bar in Coal Drops Yard

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Bars and pubs, Pubs

Gunmakers

icon-location-pin Clerkenwell

Multi-faceted Clerkenwell pub – complete with hair salon – from the Nine Lives team

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Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars

Little Mercies

icon-location-pin Crouch End and Hornsey

A Crouch End cocktail bar from the team behind east London’s Bar Three

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Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars

Teatulia

icon-location-pin Seven Dials

Tea shop meets bar in the middle of Covent Garden

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Bars and pubs, Craft beer pubs

Tap 13

icon-location-pin Tooting

A zero-waste tap bar in Broadway Market Tooting

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Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars

Cocteleria

icon-location-pin Soho

A bar beneath Mexican taqueria Breddos in Soho

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Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars

Lost Alpaca

icon-location-pin Covent Garden

A bar below Peruvian restaurant Lima Floral in Covent Garden

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Bars and pubs, Wine bars

The Drop

icon-location-pin King’s Cross

A wine bar from the Harts Group within brand-new Coal Drops Yard

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Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars

Blame Gloria

icon-location-pin Covent Garden

A bright cocktail bar themed around a fictitious muse

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Bars and pubs

Compton Arms

icon-location-pin Canonbury

George Orwell's favourite boozer has been given a fabulous facelift 

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Bars and pubs, Hotel bars

Ziggy’s

icon-location-pin Regent Street

A Ziggy Stardust-themed bar at the Hotel Café Royal

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Bars and pubs, Breweries

Two Tribes

icon-location-pin King’s Cross

Brewery and taproom with strong music ties

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Bars and pubs

El Segundo

icon-location-pin Peckham

Rustic Spanish wine and sherry bar – sister and neighbour to Miss Tapas restaurant

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Bars and pubs, Wine bars

Bottles

icon-location-pin Spitalfields

A quaint Italian wine bar in Old Spitalfields Market

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Bars and pubs, Wine bars

El Vermut

icon-location-pin Nunhead

A Spanish-tinged vermouth bar in SE London

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Bars and pubs, Mezcalerias

Sin Gusano

icon-location-pin Haggerston

A mezcaleria bringing a touch of Oaxaca to east London

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