Drinks & Nightlife in London

Where local Airbnb hosts say to go sip on a good cocktail or dance the night away. Enjoy!

Locals’ favourite places

1. CRATE Brewery & Pizzeria
Unit 7 Queen's Yard
151local recommendations
Gabriele says “CRATE is Hackney Wick’s first craft brewery and pizzeria, situated canal-side in a former print fact...” ·
2. Nightjar
129 City Rd
114local recommendations
Tanja says “Speakeasy-style subterranean bar with live jazz and blues. Rated third best in the world for cocktai...” ·
3. Duke's Brew & Que
33 Downham Rd
101local recommendations
Mariana says “"Housed in an 18th century pub in the heart of De Beauvoir Town, Duke’s Brew and Que combines Logan ...” ·
4. The Dove
24-28 Broadway Market
94local recommendations
Charlie says “MIDRANGE: More Belgian beers than you can shake a stick at, good food I'm told though not eaten ther...” ·
5. Duck & Waffle
110 Bishopsgate
93local recommendations
6. The Westbourne
101 Westbourne Park Villas
88local recommendations
Kristina says “Just across the road from the Cow. Lovely outside seating area at the front, which catches the sun d...” ·
7. Lamb & Flag
24 James St
92local recommendations
Huw And Cami
Huw And Cami says “Historic pub across the street. It lays claim to being the site of the oldest riverside tavern, dat...” ·
8. The Faltering Fullback
19 Perth Rd
92local recommendations
Nikki says “A true local pub with great atmosphere and interesting decor but can be very crowded at popular time...” ·
9. Pub On The Park
19 Martello St
90local recommendations
Lucie says “Airy traditional pub with sofas and standard lamps, park-side beer garden, boules and weekend DJs.” ·
10. The Clapton Hart
231 Lower Clapton Rd
90local recommendations
Michelle says “Great pub with a nice outside area and do amazing Sunday roasts. Make sure to get there before 3pm t...” ·
11. The Chamberlayne
83 Chamberlayne Rd
83local recommendations
Calypso says “This is our favourite boozer. A gastro pub with an excellent menu, beers on tap and an outside area ...” ·
12. The Morgan Arms
43 Morgan St
76local recommendations
Alejandro says “This local pub in Bow won the Evening Standard Pub of the Year Award a few years ago but the standar...” ·
13. The Scolt Head
107A Culford Rd
78local recommendations
Iain says “Traditional British pub serving food. Excellent beer garden. Swing dancing with live band and lesson...” ·
14. Dalston Superstore
117 Kingsland High St
81local recommendations
Gabriel says “A popular & friendly diverse gay venue with stylish decor. The venue is split over two floors and of...” ·
15. The Grapes
76 Narrow St
80local recommendations
Iv says “Grapes is an old pub currently owned by Ian McKellen, e.g. Gandalf. In this pub Charles Dickens has ...” ·
16. The Garrison Public House
99 Bermondsey St
72local recommendations
Dan And Sophie
Dan And Sophie says “Warm and inviting gastro pub with a lovely ambience serving high quality modern European dishes. I r...” ·
17. O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire
Shepherd's Bush Green
73local recommendations
Shamil says “I have never had a bad experience. Even for it’s relative size, it feels intimate and atmospheric an...” ·
18. Bar Story
213 Blenheim Grove
75local recommendations
Liz says “'Bar Story is a bit like a warehouse underneath Peckham Rye station, quite dark and bare with basic ...” ·
19. Vortex
11 Gillett Square
74local recommendations
Anja says “The Vortex Jazz Club is one of the UK’s premier jazz venues and winner of the Live Jazz Award catego...” ·
20. Callooh Callay
65 Rivington St
73local recommendations
Huw says “Low-lit Shoreditch bar with Lewis Carroll-themed interior and long menu of innovative cocktails. See...” ·
21. The Albion
10 Thornhill Rd
68local recommendations
Tessa says “Offers cosy log fires in the winter & excellent pub garden for summer, has won Observer “Best Sunda...” ·
22. Crooked Billet
14–15 Crooked Billet
73local recommendations
Diane says “Our local pub with a good range of beers, wines and spirits. It has a large beer garden and excellen...” ·
23. The Spurstowe Arms
68 Greenwood Rd
71local recommendations
Thomas says “A great local. Good food, a warm atmosphere, a back garden. It's all wooden tables and a gently hips...” ·
24. Eventim Apollo
45 Queen Caroline St
69local recommendations
Shamil says “Eventim Apollo, formerly the Hammersmith Apollo, is one of London’s major live entertainment venues....” ·
25. The Duke of Cambridge
30 St Peter's St
62local recommendations
Ian says “A really lovely and lively local gastro pub in a residential area very close to central Islington. ...” ·
26. The Bull & Last
168 Highgate Rd
64local recommendations
Joseph says “My favourite gastro pub in London. It's pricey but worth it. Right next to Hampstead Heath. On weeke...” ·
27. The Narrowboat Pub
119 St Peter's St
66local recommendations
Laura says “English pub on the canal, take your drink and sit outside, either order some food there as well or t...” ·
28. The Taproom
365-366 Warburton St
66local recommendations
Victoria says “Now a part of a growing number of breweries in Hackney and London London Fields Brewery produce a fi...” ·
29. The Churchill Arms
119 Kensington Church St
65local recommendations
Daniel & Marsio
Daniel & Marsio says “A 'Very British' Thai restaurant - in Notting Hill Gate! What more could you want? Fabulous pub sett...” ·
30. Happiness Forgets
8-9 Hoxton Square
65local recommendations
Lisa says “Hidden Cocktail Bar. There’s nothing quite like a speakeasy to make you feel in-the-know. Tourist o...” ·