If you are in the Barbican area of London and looking for an attractive drinking venue, take a look at our coveted recommended list of Barbican bars. Whether you work nearby or you're taking in a performance at the Barbican Centre, our guide to the best Barbican bars will ensure a successful evening.
Don't forget to check out our recommended list of Barbican restaurants
7 Cavendish Parade, Clapham South, London, SW4 9DW
(020) 8772 0303
Gigalum is the ultimate in London venues. You can relax with a glass of wine outside with the warmth of the patio heaters to break the chill, or sit at the bar sipping a cocktail.
- One of London's most Internationally renowned DJ Bars
- FREE Sunday Sessions with the world's top DJs
- DJ sets from Orbital, Faithless, Prodigy, Norman Jay
- Nicky Romero, Krafty Kuts and Kissy Sell Out
- Funktion One sound system
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The popular Be At One chain comes to Smithfield offering a lengthy cocktail menu, upbeat music and happy hour deals.
40-42 Charterhouse Street, Smithfield, London, EC1M 6JN
(020) 7253 3444
Chiswell Street Dining Rooms is a modern British restaurant and bar by Tom and Ed Martin. Head chef Richard O'Connell creates a variety of old and new British dishes throughout the day.
56 Chiswell Street, The City, London, EC1Y 4SA
Enjoy signature cocktails and microbeers in the bar area of Chiswell Street Dining Rooms.
(020) 7614 0177
The Fleetwood is an attractive, modern Barbican bar, which is in great contrast to its pre-refurbishment image.
36 Wilson Street, Broadgate, London, EC2M 2TE
(020) 7247 2242
The Jugged Hare is the latest pub from the ETM Group. Situated in the City, The Jugged Hare will be food-focused and will also serve fine wines and a specially brewed bottled pale ale in conjunction with Sambrook's brewery.
49 Chiswell Street, Barbican, London, EC1Y 4SA
(020) 7614 0134
14-17 Carthusian Street, The City, London, EC1M 6AD
(020) 7726 8925
Neo is a sophisticated Barbican lounge bar. Resident mixologist has created a variety of signature drinks including fifteen champagne cocktails.
The Old Red Cow is a traditional style London pub that serves a good range of beers, including real ales, wines and spirits.
71-72 Long Lane, Smithfield, London, EC1A 9EJ
(020) 7600 6240
CityPoint, 1 Ropemaker Street, City, London, EC2Y 9HT
(020) 7382 0606
The Refinery is a spacious bar located close to the Barbican Centre. They serve an all day food menu with an emphasis on seasonal, British fare, together with an extensive list of premium spirits, wines from around the globe, beers and cocktails.
The Shakespeare pub is located in the City of London close to Barbican tube station and is renowned for its range of real ales, Scottish malt whiskies and British and Italian cuisine.
2 Goswell Road, Golden Estate, Barbican, London, EC1M 7AA
(020) 7253 6116
The Sutton Arms is a stone's throw away from Barbican tube station and offers a variety of drinks and classic pub grub.
6 Carthusian Street, London, EC1M 6EB
(020) 7253 0723
Sample other-worldly cocktails and a wild, Victorian theme in this fantastic Worship Street bar.
63 Worship Street, The City, London, EC2A 2DU
(020) 7247 0015