Looking for a gastropub in London? Of course you are: we’re British, after all. Whatever the weather, it’s always pub o’clock, so check out our selection of the best gastropubs in London right here. If you’re in the mood for a craft brew, a traditional Sunday roast or a sun-drenched beer garden, these London gastropubs won’t disappoint.
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Best London gastropubs
499 Old York Road, London SW18 1JF
This green-tiled beauty of a pub provides a proper welcome to locals who drop in for a drink, and might later decide to have a snack. There’s also a dedicated... more »
36 The Cut, London SE1 8LP
The ‘no reservations’ policy, dishevelled interiors and jam-packed tables aren’t enough to deter south London’s dining cognoscenti from patronising... more »
168 Highgate Road, London NW5 1QS
With animal heads on its walls (nothing endangered, mind) and a bucolic finish, The Bull & Last has the feel of a country pub in the big city. The ground-floor... more »
4 Rainville Road, London W6 9HA
South Hammersmith residents should rejoice: in The Crabtree, they have a pub with one of London’s best Thames-side beer gardens, located in a position... more »
1 Lawrence Street, London SW3 5NB
A worthy reimagining of a classic Chelsea pub, The Cross Keys’ latest guise sees it kitted out like the illegitimate offspring of a country boozer and... more »
44 Barnsbury Street, London N1 1ER
It may look gentrified, but The Drapers Arms is a lively place, with the ground-floor bar humming like a good ’un when the locals flock in. The Georgian... more »
75 South Parade, London W4 5LF
Character aplenty suffuses this sizeable old pub, constructed on a corner site towards the end of the 19th century and now owned by the Metropolitan Pub... more »
159 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3AL
The kitchen may be a bit of a squeeze (it’s only big enough for two), but since launching in 1991, The Eagle has maintained a reputation for gastropub... more »
130 Lauriston Road, London E9 7LH
Right next to Victoria Park, this regal Empress receives a number of important local dignitaries throughout the day: the fishmonger, the butcher, the baker…... more »
9 Camp Road, London SW19 4UN
Still delivering ‘good food and a buzzy atmosphere’, The Fox and Grapes was originally the brainchild of two-Michelin-starred Hibiscus hero Claude Bosi,... more »
27 Coldharbour, London E14 9NS
“If the sun comes out on the terrace, there’s nowhere better”, declares a fan of The Gun and its striking riverside position. Pints have been poured at... more »
Over the last two decades, London has seen an explosion of gastropubs opening up, the perfect combination of a British and good quality restaurant. Gone is the notion of unattractive restaurants serving below average food, the gastropub has brought dining bang up to date with smart and stylish dining areas and high quality menus. Gastropub cuisine is wide and varied and encompasses cuisines from all over the world. Some focus solely on British cuisine, others offer an eclectic mix of dishes, but above all, each gastropub serves food of a high quality.
London boasts a fantastic range of great gastropubs, whether it’s gastropubs in the heart of the City, the Hammersmith, Kensington or any other area of London, you’ll always find a great gastropub in the vicinity. Fashionable, laid back and comfortable, gastropubs are well –loved by everyone. SquareMeal has carefully selected the best gastropubs cuisine in London to help you with your choice.
Every one of the gastropubs cuisines featured in SquareMeal’s list of London’s top gastropub cuisines have been tried and tested by food critics and our own customers so check out the reviews and book a table online with SquareMeal today. Each SquareMeal listing features an independent review, as well as reviews from diners, together with unique special offers such as free drinks and discounts.