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Top bar recommendations from locals

Street Food Gathering
“Maltby Street Market is a blast, always busy and mostly full of food and drink stalls to have there it's one of our favourite spots to take visitors. A great local alternative to Borough Market that's less busy on the weekend”
  • 128 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Established in 1991, this flagship London club has spawned a record label and countless multimedia outlets since then, but still remains a key destination for dedicated clubbers in the capital. Some of the world's biggest DJs regularly play here alongside up-and-coming acts in various rooms, so if you're seeking a big night out in Elephant and Castle, there's nowhere better.”
  • 85 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“££ - Our favourite food spot in the area - authentic Spanish tapas food, amazing wine. No booking required, however it is always crowded due to it’s popularity and small space, so do come early”
  • 80 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“A New York inspired brasserie and late night cocktail bar, serving the creative neighbourhood on Bermondsey street since 2006.”
  • 75 locals recommend
Pub
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“Great food and drinks, lovely decor and atmosphere, 1min walk from the flat.”
  • 77 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“A hidden spot under the railway arches that serves small producer wine with a daily changing, seasonal menu of absolutely outstanding food. Open Wednesday to Saturday and well worth squeezing into whatever spot is available.”
  • 84 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“one of Bemrondsey's best kept secrets. Very enjoyable location, very enjoyable staff and programme! ”
  • 59 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Intimate, art deco-style hideaway spotlighting original craft cocktails and live jazz music.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Pub
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“Great friendly pub, your local, great food and selection of drinks. A large beer garden out back with sports TV.”
  • 49 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“££ - Elegant French Brasserie with an amazing view on Tower Bridge from terrace. For fine dining experience book a restaurant, otherwise it has a bar with good quality French food. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Bar
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“Tucked away behind London Bridge, Hide Bar is one of the city's cooler cocktail joints that's humble in size and intimate by nature. With a seated only policy you can relish in date night vibes at this Borough bar and enjoy some expert mixology. Preoccupying themselves with the art of cocktail making, Hide Bar deals in nothing but the artisan. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Street Food Gathering
“MISC Selection - ALL SORTS. This is my regular for work, good mix of food options, outdoor seating, beers and different forms of entertainment depending on the time of year. Good place to again start before moving on into the city for a night out or attending some local sights for drinks and a dance. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Pub
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“Traditional Victorian corner pub with tiled exterior, specialising in cask and real ales. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
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“Upscale spot with lanterns, silk curtains and city views, serving dim sum and northern Chinese fare.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“All-day menu of chophouse classics, steaks and nostalgic British recipes in shadow of Tower Bridge.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Café
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“Perfect brunch spots with some amazing pancakes and waffles! It’s about 10minutes by food from the flat 😍”
  • 18 locals recommend