The picturesque Dickens Inn is a hidden gem steeped with history, once being a spice warehouse dating back to the 18th Century. The traditional beams and maritime antiques set a charming homely and intimate atmosphere and help make it a popular place with locals and visitors alike.
Marble Quay, St Katharine Docks, London, E1W 1UH
(020) 7488 2208
South London Pacific is a popular Tiki bar found in the heart of Kennington. Here you can dance the night away till the early hours whilst sipping on thirst quenching cocktails from the 1940s and 50s.
340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London, SE11 4LD
(020) 7450 0796
Cafe 1001 is located on Brick Lane and as you would expect attracts a colourful mix of media wannabes, ironic haircuts and those who just want to have a good night out.
91 Brick Lane, Brick Lane, London, E1 6QL
(020) 7247 9679
The Candlemaker pub takes its inspiration from a local candle factory that used to operate in the area. The pub has a rustic character and offers a variety of drinks and dishes from around the world.
136 Battersea high Street, Battersea, London, SW11 3JR
(020) 7223 6532
The Cat and Mutton is a well established gastro pub that serves good food and has a well stocked bar. Simple furnishings keep the decor stylish but unfussy.
76 Broadway Market, Hackney, London, E8 4QJ
(020) 7249 6555
Wax London is a late night bar with a exotic beach bar vibe that sees DJs playing the best in house music at the weekends. Wax London has a variety of drinks available including cocktails, quick fix shots, beers from around the world, wines and a selection of Champagne.
29-31 Joel Street, Northwood Hills, HA6 1NU
The O Bar is a vibrant bustling bar that attracts a mixed crowd. Its location in the heart of Soho makes it the perfect place to meet up with friends and enjoy drinks from the extensive menu which includes a selection of over fifty cocktails.
83 Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1D 6QD
(020) 7437 3490
The Canbury Arms is an award winning, intimate venue with a wide selection of dishes available across its extensive food menu. The venue also has a full range of beers, wines, spirits and cocktails on offer. Open air seating is also available.
49 Canbury Park Road, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 6LQ
(020) 8255 9129
G-A-Y Bar offers a very lively ambience on three separate floors. Entertainment includes videos on plasma screens. The G-A-Y Bar draws clients who want to meet up with people before going to a club.
30 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1D 5JX
(020) 7494 2756
The Macbeth is more than just a pub - it's a live music venue hosting a variety of club nights and gigs on each night of the week. The varied line-up includes DJs, cabaret and performance art, London bands and improvised jam sessions featuring the in-house band and guests.
70 Hoxton Street, Hoxton, London, N1 6LP
(020) 7749 0600
The Old Orchard is a handsome white pub situated close to Ruislip Woods National Nature Reserve and Colne Valley Park. It boasts stunning views and has a particularly good real ale, whisky and wine offering.
Park Lane, Harefield, Uxbridge, London, UB9 6HJ
Two Floors attracts a young and trendy crowd to its bar. There are regular DJ nights and the relaxed atmosphere makes it the perfect place to hang out whether you want a quick drink or a dance.
3 Kingly Street, Soho, London, W1B 5PD
(020) 7439 1007
The Good Ship is a mix between a bar, a pub, a club and a music venue. At The Good Ship live bands play every night of the week and DJs on Friday and Saturdays until 4am, a mixed bag of dance and indie music. The venue is also available to hire, usually free.
289 Kilburn High Road, London, NW6 7JR
Rupert Street Bar is located in the heart of Soho and is a stylish gay bar that offers a comfortable space to relax in at lunch or in the evenings top London DJs Friday through Sunday.
50 Rupert Street, Soho, London, W1D 6DR
(020) 7494 3059
The Dysart Arms is a stunning Richmond retreat that serves a delightful selection of International dishes that are accompanied by regular evenings of jazz and classical music.
135 Petersham Road, TW10 7AA
(020) 8940 8005
The Cavendish Arms hosts regular events including comedy and acoustic nights. A variety of drinks are served alongside a compact food menu.
128 Hartington Road, Stockwell, London, SW8 2HJ
(020) 7498 7464
The Clubhouse is an exciting sports bar and lounge situated at the Middlesex Stadium in Ruislip. They boast over 400 inches of live HD Sky television, pool table area, outdoor patio area, indoor mood lighting and fresh food served daily.
The Middlesex Stadium, Breakspear Road, Ruislip, HA4 7SB
Featured in the film Notting Hill, the Duke of Wellington serves an excellent choice of drinks including craft beers, fine wines and cocktails. The food menu at the Duke of Wellington offers classic British dishes, small plates and bar snacks.
179 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London, W11 2ED
(020) 7727 6727
The Dogstar is London's original DJ Bar - now totally redesigned for the 21st century. The main floor is now Surrealist Boudoir meets The Velvet [Curtain] Underground; the middle gig room floor is The south's answer to the Old Blue Last and the top floor was imagined after a long night in Loungelover, mother bar and Zigfrid. The Dogstar certainly is a new look for South London.
389 Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London, SW9 8LQ
(020) 7733 7515
Namco Station is a vibrant and cosmopolitan action packed venue for corporate entertainment, with over 150 of the latest interactive video games, a luxury American Pool Hall, twelve lanes of Techno Bowling and the famous Bumper Cars, all spread over 3 levels of pure enjoyment and big kid fun.
County Hall, Riverside Buildings, London, SE1 7PB
You can enjoy a game of pool at Namco Station or perhaps just watch that all-important sports fixture in the lounge area with a cold beer.
(020) 7967 1067
Bar Gansa is a friendly Spanish restaurant specialising in tapas. From live music to impromptu flamenco dancing displays Bar Gansa is always good fun.
2 Inverness Street, Camden Town, London, NW1 7HJ
(020) 7267 8909
The Scarsdale is a traditional pub that serves a variety of classic British dishes and caters for vegetarians too.
23a Edwardes Square, Kensington, London, W8 6HE
(020) 7937 1811
Octoberfest Pub is a popular pub that recreates an authentic Oktoberfest experience outside of Germany every day. Everything is imported directly from one of Munich's breweries, Paulaner, including the beer and pork knuckles. All the latest sports are shown as well as hosting poker nights, pool, live Oktoberfest bands and DJs.
678-680 Fulham Road, Fulham, London, SW6 5SA
(020) 7736 5293
The Sky Bar is a tropical themed bar in the centre of Heathrow airport.
Sheraton Skyline Hotel, UB3 5BP
(020) 8759 2535
Islington's The Alma is a movie themed pub that has a full programme of events throughout the week. As well as a good selection of drinks, The Alma serves traditional British pub food and very popular Sunday roasts.
59 Newington Green Road, Islington, London, N1 4QU
(020) 7226 3531