Barbican Bars

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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 too.
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104-108 Curtain Road, Hoxton, London, EC2A 3AH
(020) 3409 3636

Hoxton Pony takes the East London tradition of buying fresh food from local markets and updates it for the environmentally aware 21st century. Their expert bartenders use UK-sourced organic and sustainable ingredients to create a cocktail menu that reflects the seasons - expect to sip drinks infused with tart rhubarb in April, loganberries in July and pears and quince in October.

Hoxton Pony's house nights cater to all tastes, from cutting edge acts slinking in for a session on Fridays, to internationally renowned DJs tearing the place apart on a Saturday.

  • Award winning cocktail bar and mixology team
  • Seasonal cocktail menu throughout the year
  • Headlining DJs/acts every week
  • Beautiful, stylish and chic surroundings
  • Popular Hoxton/Shoreditch destination

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Be At One


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


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.

Enjoy signature cocktails and microbeers in the bar area of Chiswell Street Dining Rooms.

56 Chiswell Street, The City, London, EC1Y 4SA
(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


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
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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


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
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The Refinery

The Refinery

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


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


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

Worship Street Whistling Shop


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