Looking for a bars in Clerkenwell + Blackfriars? We’ve done the hard work so you don’t have to, and compiled a handy list of the best. Whatever your budget or taste, SquareMeal is here to help, with a selection of the best bars for every occasion. Read on for our pick of the best bars in Clerkenwell + Blackfriars.
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Best bars in Clerkenwell + Blackfriars
140 Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1BT
Hanging out at 28°-50° is "an education", say fans of the 'wine workshop and kitchen' group founded by Agnar Sverrisson and sommelier Xavier Rousset (of... more »
50-52 Long Lane, London EC1A 9EJ
The name is inspired by a Beastie Boys track, but a Michael Jackson album is your clue to uncovering this Smithfield diner’s hidden secret – an ‘off the... more »
42 Northampton Road, London EC1R 0HU
The folk at Bourne & Hollingsworth are London nightlife fixers, garnering column inches for their vintage-themed events (such as Blitz Party and the Chap... more »
59 West Smithfield, London EC1A 9DS
Lovers of all things Gallic should swing by Club Gascon's ‘annex' , a sophisticated cocktail bar offering French small plates. The menu is proudly regionalist,... more »
22-24 Bride Lane, London EC4Y 8DT
A promising waft of fermenting gin greets punters as they descend the stairs into this specialist bar down windy Bride Lane. Which
is exactly what you... more »
55 Britton Street, London EC1M 5UQ
By rights, The Jerusalem Tavern should be full to bursting with camera-wielding American tourists, but this higgledy-piggledy historic pub remains proudly... more »
Check out the top bars in both Clerkenwell + Blackfriars with SquareMeal’s fantastic list of the best bars in Clerkenwell + Blackfriars. Sitting on the edge of the north east of the City, hip and trendy Clerkenwell is home to an abundance of design studios and creative practices and therefore plays host to a cool crowd. Neighbouring Shoreditch and Islington, Clerkenwell is a popular drinking destination for after workers and local trendsters. Bordering the south side of the City, Blackfriars boasts stunning views over the Thames and scenic riverside walks. Blackfriars train station sees hundreds of passengers coming through every day, from City workers to those visiting the nearby landmarks such as the Millennium Bridge, St Paul’s and the Tate Modern.
Both Clerkenwell + Blackfriars offer a superb selection of bars, all included here in SquareMeal’s list of the best bars in Clerkenwell + Blackfriars. Whether it’s the hip atmosphere of Clerkenwell or the riverside beauty of Blackfriars you prefer, you are certain to find the perfect bar in either area with this SquareMeal guide. You may also want to take a look at SquareMeal’s guide to the best bars in the neighbouring City and Southbank + Shad Thames just across the river.
Every one of the top bars in Clerkenwell + Blackfriars featured in SquareMeal’s list of the best bars in Clerkenwell + Blackfriars have been tried and tested by critics and our own customers so check out the reviews with SquareMeal today. Each SquareMeal 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.