With so many bars to choose from, finding the best bars in Camden can sometimes feel like a hit and miss affair. Camden is a fantastic mix of personalities and watering holes. Our round up of the best bars in Camden includes gastro pubs, style bars, low key hangouts and everything in between.
Don't forget to check out our recommended list of Camden restaurants
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Be At One is a popular chain of cocktail bars with a fun party atmosphere. The Camden location is situated in the middle of the bustling High Street and attracts an eclectic crowd.
55 Camden High Street, Camden, London, NW1 7JH
(020) 3841 8010
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.
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
BrewDog is craft beer bar from the Aberdeen-based brewery. It's located in Camden and serves all of their signature beers alongside an extensive range of bottled beer from around the world. A food menu of pizzas, burgers and cheese boards is also available.
113 Bayham Street, Camden, London, NW1 0AG
(020) 7485 6145
This fun-loving pub has a lively line-up of events throughout the week and Cask Marque accreditation to boot.
100 Camden High Street, Camden Town, London, NW1 0LU
(020) 7485 4019
The Colonel Fawcett has a comprehensive drinks list including real ales, ciders, wines and gins. The food menu offers a choice of British dishes made using fresh, seasonal produce.
1 Randolph Street, Camden, London, NW1 0SS
(020) 7267 9829
The Enterprise is a vibrant pub that offers a wide selection of drinks alongside a menu of classic pub grub. Regular live music is also hosted at The Enterprise.
2 Haverstock Hill, Camden, London, NW3 2BL
(020) 7485 2659
The Fiddlers Elbow is a friendly, live music venue and pub with stage, PA system and engineer. Steeped in musical history, this venue continues to fly the flag for keeping music live with gigs virtually 7 days a week.
1 Malden Road, Kentish Town, London, NW5 3HS
(020) 7485 3269
31 Jamestown Road, Camden, London, NW1 7DB
(020) 7424 9054
Fifty Five Bar and Lounge is a high end cocktail bar manned by professionally trained bartenders with over 45 years of combined experience. Fifty Five rocks out party tunes ranging from the 70s right up to the present day - never leave your air guitar at home!
With a fantastic private bar available to hire, the menu consists of 180 cocktails; from much loved classics to modern creations there is something for every drinker. With two for one offers as well as an impressive selection of beers and wines, Fifty Five is a superb choice for those seeking a fun, relaxed and friendly environment.
Overlooking the Stables in the heart of Camden, Gilgamesh offers a truly unique restaurant and events space.
The Stables, Chalk Farm Road, Camden, London, NW1 8AH
(020) 3805 0999
Located on Inverness Street, a minute’s walk from Camden Town station, The Good Mixer is a homely, typically Camden venue.
30 Inverness Street, London, NW1 7HJ
(020) 7916 6176
A throbbing celebrity haunt in Camden for those who are famous, will be famous, are famous but shouldn't be famous and hangers-on. You will find many a charmingly-split leather armchair, wonky mirror and celebrity dawbing in this attractive joint just off the High Street.
2 Castlehaven Road, Camden, London, NW1 8QU
(020) 7428 5979
A legendary Camden venue on Kentish Town Road.
33 Kentish Town Road, Camden, London, NW1 8NL
Lock 17 lies tucked away from the busy streets, amid the mesh of markets and eclectic shops in the heart of Camden.
11 East Yard, Camden, London, NW1 8AL
(020) 7428 5929
The Lock Tavern has a reputation that precedes it and it certainly plays host to some of the wildest yet friendliest parties in Camden.
35 Chalk Farm Road, Camden, London, NW1 8AJ
(020) 7482 7163
75-89 Upper Walkway, Camden Lock Place, Camden, London, NW1 8AF
(020) 7284 0007
Escape the office for lunch and check out the daily specials at the Lockside Lounge.
The Lyttelton Arms is a stylish venue that offers a wide selection of beers, wines and British cuisine. The Lyttelton Arms also hosts regular DJs, live music, spoken word and comedy nights.
1 Camden High Street, Camden, London, NW1 7JE
(020) 7387 2749
The essence of Brasil in the heart of North London, Made in Brasil is full of flavour and style.
12 Inverness Street, Camden, London, NW1 7HJ
(020) 7482 0777
Made in Brasil is a vibrant Brazilian boteco offering a great range of food and drinks.
48 Chalk Farm Road, Camden, London, NW1 8AJ
(020) 7267 4868
42 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London, NW1 8JD
(020) 7722 2800
Michael Nadra Primrose Hill offers a menu of Modern European cuisine made with mainly UK sourced produce. The venue also boasts a chic bar area and an elegant garden close to the Regents Canal.
Formally a Wetherspoons pub, the Monarch is now a DJ bar and live music venue.
40-42 Chalk Farm Road, Camden, London, NW1 8BG
(020) 7482 2054
This posh pub doesn't take the typical gastro pub route and instead sticks to doing the traditional very well indeed.
80-82 Eversholt Street, Camden Town, London, NW1 1BX
(020) 7387 2165
Proud Camden is a long-standing institution in the area, and is a live music club located inside a huge stable.
Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London, NW1 8AH
(020) 7482 3867
Shaker and Company is an eclectic and retro bar that has a broad range of drinks including cocktails, spirits and house made liqueurs. The food menu at Shaker and Company is concise and may include Cajun chicken wings, crayfish popcorn, house chowder and jambalaya.
119 Hampstead Street, Camden Town, London, NW1 3EE
(020) 7387 5474
7-9 Kentish Town Road, Camden, London, NW1 8NH
(020) 3879 9246
Simmons is located a stones throw from Camden Town station and offers a good selection of cocktails that are served in stylish surroundings.
7 Camden High Street, Camden, London, NW1 7JE
(020) 3879 9246
Simmons Camden, located in the base of Camden High Street, features a wide selection of Cocktails, a SNES console & the largest Skull Mirror Ball in the world.