The Best Bars in London Right Now


Best bars in London


This guide explores the best bars in London right now.

Each bar that lists on Bloc invites readers to like the listing and this article is showing the top bars in order of votes.

London is known for it’s pub culture and bar scene that never sleeps.

With over 5000 bars in London alone, it’s safe to say people have a decent choice in each district of London.

The types of bars available certainly vary. In the East of London you may find a dive like bar that’s seriously fun, serving local beer from a nearby brewery. Whereas elsewhere you may find a quiet bar in the penthouse of a skycraper.

This variation is what makes London one of the best cities in the world for nightlife and for drinking.

What makes a good bar?

The truth is when people drink, they tend to forget. The best bars will create concrete memories for the patron.

The answer to this question however will vary depending on the individual. Price, music, ambience, customer service, choice and company all comes into it.

The only way to truly know is to put it to a vote!

Let’s explore the best bars in London right now – chosen by you, the people.

How many can you say you’ve been to?


Patchworks Leyton

Open 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Permanent cafe, bar and pizzeria. Three rooms to hire out. Industrial exposed brick features.
Patchworks is available to everyone including dogs. We run different events every week to give our customers a range of activities to do/see. We hire out our space for almost every type of event! Some examples of this include; weddings, music videos, parties, open mic nights, creative art classes, gym classes, fashion catwalks, markets and…


Open 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Heated/air conditioned sheltered courtyard. Modern twist on Portuguese cuisine. Extensive Portuguese wine & cocktail list.
Uva is a new Portuguese tapas/petiscos and wine bar on Bellenden Road on the borders of Peckham and Dulwich. Providing traditional Portuguese food redefined with modern twists.

Tia Maria

Open 4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
At Tia Maria you can sample the most delicious Brazilian food. Live music at weekend from the “país do futebol” (that’s land of football to you and me). Delicious food and drinks right in the centre of Vauxhall.
Tia Maria bar and Brazilian restaurant in Vauxhall is the best place to experience authentic Brazilian food, culture, and music. The restaurant offers a wide variety of traditional brazilian dishes, and the pub features live music and dancing. The bar is also a great place to relax and enjoy a few drinks with friends. The…

The Mitre

Open 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Relaxed pub and pizza restaurant in the heart of Richmond, London. Large beer garden to enjoy the hot summer days. Rudi, the pub's dog, has a pizza restaurant named after him. Serving the best pizzas in London, daily.
The Mitre is one of the best pubs in Richmond, and it’s well known for its delicious pizza. The pub is located in the heart of Richmond, and it’s a great place to grab a pint and watch the game. The Mitre also has a great selection of wine and beer, and the staff is…

The Waterfront

Open 1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
International brasserie fare & cocktails with deep wood interiors, mood lighting, & patio seating. The Waterfront London has a room with a view, located on the River Thames in the exclusive St. George Wharf, south of the River, close to Vauxhall. Serving sushi, burgers, steaks and shisha until 11pm.
The Waterfront London is a restaurant and bar located in Vauxhall. The restaurant serves delicious sushi, burgers, steak and shisha. The bar serves cocktails and wine. The Waterfront London has a terrace overlooking the River Thames. The Waterfront London is a great place to eat, drink and relax. The food is fantastic and the views…

Town House

Open 7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Located in the heart of South Kensington, at The Kensington, Town House is your home away from home. The perfect space for breakfast, brunch, dinner or delicious Afternoon Tea. Global dishes served in a hotel setting with antique-style leather armchairs and chrome chandeliers.
If you’re looking for a place to relax and enjoy a good meal or drink in South Kensington, then look no further than Town House. This restaurant and bar is located in the Kensington Hotel, and offers a range of delicious food and drinks to suit all tastes. The atmosphere is always welcoming and relaxed,…

27 Restaurant & Bar

Open 12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
International offerings & an extensive wine list presented in an elegant setting. Occupying a plush Mayfair townhouse, Crown London Aspinalls combines a private members' club and this swanky bar and restaurant. The exclusive dining venue serves dishes created by specialist chefs using freshly sourced local British produce.
27 Restaurant & Bar is a charming but exclusive spot in Mayfair. The menu features classic International fare with a twist, and the decor is cozy and inviting. The bar is well-stocked with both local and international wines, and the staff is knowledgeable and friendly. Whether you’re looking for a romantic dinner for two or…


Open 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Charming Italian restaurant for fresh pasta & pizza, with outdoor seating, wine & cocktails. Italian restaurant and bar on Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London. Offering authentic, affordable food and drinks made with love.
If you’re looking for a delicious Italian meal, Lisa’s is the place to go. They have an extensive menu with something for everyone. The atmosphere is warm and inviting, and the food is truly phenomenal. The menu features all of your favorite Italian dishes, including pasta, pizza, and lasagna. The wine list is also impressive,…

Lord Nelson

Open 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Hip and quirky bar with exotic decor and creative, eclectic food including horse burgers. A heady brew of workers, locals and students, with some confused looking tourists and out-of-towners in the mix, it’s busy, boisterous but always friendly. Big burgers, reasonably-priced drinks and home-made shots.
Lord Nelson is a traditional pub and bar located in Southwark, London. The pub is named after the famous British naval commander Horatio Nelson, who lived in the area during the late 18th century. Lord Nelson offers a wide range of beer, wine, and spirits, as well as a selection of traditional pub food. The…