If you wish to enjoy a star spangled night out in the capital, why not peruse our recommended list of American bars in London? We've searched high and low for some choice venues ideal for both the homesick ex-pat and self-confessed Americophile, so take your pick from our selection of American bars in London and make the most of your night in the city.
Don't forget to check out our recommended list of American restaurants in London
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Ain't Nothin But Blues Bar features regular live music performances with an eclectic range of blues and rock from across the globe.
20 Kingly Street, West Soho, London, W1B 5PZ
(020) 7287 0514
The Brick Lane branch of the popular chain of American-themed bars, restaurants and bowling alleys is the largest of the three venues and brings the USA to East London.
Old Truman Brewery, 95 Brick Lane, Brick Lane, London, E1 6QL
(020) 7426 9200
Sip a cocktail or two from the All Star's glamourous bar in Holborn.
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Holborn, London, WC1B 4DA
(020) 7025 2676
Adorned with American photos and memorabilia across its walls, this swanky hotel bar used to be a hangout for US pilots during the Second World War and wears its history with pride.
Stafford Hotel, 16-18 St James Place, St James, London, SW1A 1NJ
(020) 7493 0111
This is one stylish American cocktail bar, with Art Deco features and Martinis, Manhattans and Whiskey Sours galore.
Brasserie Zedel, 20 Sherwood Street, Soho, London, W1F 7ED
(020) 7734 4888
161-165 Borough High Street, Southwark, London, SE1 1HR
(020) 7939 9700
For a no-nonsense, American themed bar, pay a visit to this London Bridge branch of the colourful chain.
28 Hammersmith Broadway, Hammersmith, London, W6 7AB
(020) 8748 5285
Belushi's is a busy sports bar that shows all the latest sporting fixtures through Sky Sports, ESPN and BT Sports. Belushi's boasts a comprehensive choice of drinks and serves American food.
48-50 Camden High Street, Camden Town, London, NW1 0LT
(020) 7388 1012
Belushis is popular for late nights out in Camden, boasting a late licence and plenty of cocktails. The venue is popular for live rock bands whilst DJs are on hand throughout the week.
Big Red is an homage to American dive biker bars in Holloway.
385 Holloway Road, Holloway, London, N7 0RY
(020) 7609 6662
Do you like the idea of mulling over a 12-year-old Kentucky bourbon whilst tapping your toes to soulful rhythm ‘n’ blues? Blues Kitchen offers a unique night out in the heart of London’s alternative scene.
111 Camden High Street, Camden, London, NW1 7JN
(020) 7387 5277
The Bootlegger is a Prohibition themed bar in the City that brings alive America's roaring twenties. The interior features exposed brickwork, period flooring and copper wiring light installations as well as eclectic furniture, original photography.
25-26 Lime Street, London, EC3M 7HR
On the drinks list at the Bootlegger you'll find signature creations and classics with a twist. Weekly live performances showcase the era with a mix of Blues, jazz, Charleston and Motown.
(020) 7929 2557
The decor is inspired by New York street art, there's a comic book library and cocktails come on tap. Far Rockaway gives a big high five to America.
97-113 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 3BS
(020) 8305 3090
Joe's Southern Kitchen and Bar brings the very best in Deep South cooking to Covent Garden, with a suitably Southern selection of drinks to boot.
34 King Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8JD
(020) 7240 4008
This American style lounge bar brings edge to Islington with its live music club upstairs.
96-98 Pentonville Road, Islington, London, N1 9JB
(020) 7837 5371
The old Angel Pub has been transformed into the Missouri Angel Bar, specialising in modern American food and drink.
America Square, 14 Crosswall, Tower Hill, London, EC3N 2LJ
(020) 7481 8422
The Nightjar is a speakeasy found in Old Street, they serve an extensive choice of signature cocktails and host regular music throughout the week.
129 City Road, Old Street, London, EC1V 1JB
(020) 7253 4101
Based in Shoreditch, NOLA Bar has a New Orleans theme and sees their well-trained bar staff create a varied selection of Southern inspired cocktails. With a blues and jazz soundtrack, an easy vibe and a cigar terrace, Nola Bar is an ideal choice for a night out with friends.
66-68 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 3AY
Off Broadway is a stylish offering located on Broadway Market.
63-65 Broadway Market, London Fields, London, E8 4PH
(020) 7241 2786
Bold and brash, American themed bar and restaurant on Covent Garden's famous piazza.
35 The Piazza, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8BE
(020) 7240 6001
Islington's first LA style dive bar offers American styling in the heart of Upper Street.
112 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 1QN
(020) 7354 4364