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1 City Road, London EC1Y 1AG
In the basement of Grade II-listed Lowndes House, former Singer sewing machines HQ, London liquor pimps Barworks (Electricity Showrooms, Well and Bucket,... more »
5a Ravey Street, London EC2A 4QW
Hidden in a clandestine basement beneath tiny cocktail den Casita, Found is a gorgeous new gem of a bar run by Oskar Klimaszewski (who tended Casita for... more »
2a Worship Street, London EC2A 2AH
With their venues dedicated to ping pong and bowling doing a brisk trade, it was only a matter of time before the sharp arrows behind Bounce and All Star... more »
9 Devonshire Square, London EC2M 4YL
Cinnamon Club’s stand-alone bar offers an accessibly priced taste of chef Vivek Singh’s vibrant modern Indian tiffin. Enlightened, spice-loving palates... more »
65 Rivington Street, London EC2A 3AY
Like the potion Alice discovers in the Lewis Carroll novel that inspires its decor, Callooh Callay’s cocktails scream ‘drink me’. After stomach-lining... more »
1 Whitby Street, London E1 6JU
It’s a lounge and everyone loves it. End of! Ten years old and still going strong, this Shoreditch pioneer from the three guys at Les Trois Garçons... more »
129 City Road, London EC1V 1JB
Getting into Nightjar can be as tricky as entering Fort Knox, but if you’ve booked in advance a charming doorman will allow access to this hidden basement... more »
63 Worship Street, London EC2A 2DU
This tenebrous parlour – an offshoot of Purl – looks as if it pre-dates local psycho Jack the Ripper’s bloody reign of terror. Boundary-pushing drinks... more »
Discover the most popular bars in the City with the Square Meal guide to the best bars in the City. Considered as the financial and legal centre of London, the City, otherwise known as the Square Mile, is filled with thousands of workers every day. It is also home to some of London’s most important landmarks including St Pauls Cathedral, the Bank of England, the Monument and the Old Bailey as well as more modern buildings such as the iconic Gherkin. With a work hard play hard ethic at its heart, bars play a vital role within life in the City. From lunchtimes through to late at night, the City is an exciting and vibrating London drinking spot.
There are countless great bars in the City catering for all tastes and budgets, each one certain to be buzzing during weekday evenings when they fill up with thirsty after workers. Square meal’s list of the best bars in the City is a helpful guide to discovering the City’s most popular drinking holes. Why not also check out Square Meal’s excellent suggestions for the best bars in nearby Clerkenwell & Blackfriars too?
Every one of the top bars in the City featured in Square Meal’s list of the best bars in the City have been tried and tested by critics and our own customers so check out the reviews with Square Meal today. Each Square Meal listing features an independent review, as well as reviews from those who have visited, together with unique special offers such as free drinks and discounts.