If you happen to be in Chelsea this evening why not peruse through our recommended list of Chelsea bars? An area of West London renowned for its celebrity chic, fashionable retail outlets and overpaid football team, Chelsea has an abundance of hip bars that, if you care about image, you should be seen in. If you don't care about image, then we've listed some Chelsea bars that are just good for a pint too.
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Located on Sloane Avenue, Barts is a trendy bar where you will find retro styling and prohibition era music.
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London, SW3 3DW
(020) 7581 3355
The Big Easy on the King's Road is popular with celebrities ranging from famous singers to inadvertently controversial ginger royals.
332-334 Kings Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 5UR
(020) 7352 4071
The Builders Arms offers reliably tasty large portions of food to local residents and workers.
13 Britten Street, Chelsea, London, SW3 3TY
(020) 7349 9040
The Chelsea Pensioner is a stylish pub offering a variety of craft beers, real ales and ciders alongside a food selection of freshly made pizzas. The Chelsea Pensioner also has a beer garden making it ideal choice for alfresco drinking and dining.
358 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London, SW10 9UU
(020) 7351 0422
This charming French brassiere provides the perfect setting to enjoy their mouth-watering dishes. The attentive service, fresh food and Chelsea riverside location make Cheyne Walk Brasserie a popular and much loved destination.
50 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London, SW3 5LR
(020) 7376 8787
This is probably the ideal option in Chelsea at winter time with its open fires. The Cross Keys is like entering a rich friend's cosy retreat.
1 Lawrence Street, Chelsea, London, SW3 5NB
(020) 7351 0686
Head to the Hollywood Arms, a favourite with the Made in Chelsea crowd thanks to its modern, quirky decor, British classics menu and comfortable ambience.
45 Hollywood Road, Chelsea, London, SW10 9HX
(020) 7349 7840
Chelsea's The Jam Tree is a popular bar and restaurant. Here you can expect British and globally-inspired cuisine alongside a varied selection of drinks, with a beer garden, BBQs and a late license.
541 Kings Road, Chelsea, London, SW6 2EB
(020) 3397 3739
316-318 Kings Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 5UH
(020) 7351 5998
JuJu Chelsea is located in the heart of Chelsea on King's Road. JuJu Chelsea has a relaxed atmosphere until the DJs step up the pace from 10pm with a mix of funky house and commercial tracks. As well as an extensive choice of drinks, there is also a varied choice of meals available at JuJu.
Faithful patrons may miss the TV and fruit machine, but the King's Arms new menu offers a welcome taste of traditional pub gastronomy.
190 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London, SW10 9PN
(020) 7351 5043
138 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London, SW10 9PY
(020) 7373 6368
Kosmopol is a trendy bar located in Chelsea. They serve a compact choice of Thai dishes alongside an extensive drinks list. Hosting DJs at the weekends and regular events, together with the comfortable surroundings, Kosmopol is an ideal choice for a night out with friends.
This Italian restaurant-cum-bar-cum-club on The King's Road serves a mean Champagne cocktail, more than appropriate for its salubrious surroundings.
562 Kings Road, Chelsea, London, SW6 2DZ
(020) 7731 8685
The Phene is a well-established bar, lounge and restaurant in Chelsea.
9 Phene Street, Chelsea, London, SW3 5NY
Focusing on fresh and local produce, The Phene offers a varied choice of meals with a typical menu including buttermilk fried chicken; grilled swordfish; and Malteaser cheesecake.
The drinks list offers an impressive selection of wines and London brewed ales as well as spirits that are distilled locally.
(020) 7352 9898
PJs Bar and Grill offers a delicious menu using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. With their dark wood interior and soft lighting, their relaxed atmosphere is ideal for enjoying food or drinks with friends.
52 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 6HH
(020) 7581 0025
The Royal Court Cafe Bar occupies the nineteenth century auditorium 'pit', the original vaults under the pavement and a completely new spacious hall built underneath Sloane Square.
Royal Court Theatre, Sloane Square, Chelsea, London, SW1W 8AS
On the first floor, the bar serves pre-show and interval drinks in a space with French windows opening onto a balcony overlooking Sloane Square.
(020) 7565 5061
As you can surmise from the name, this is a marvellously sporty venue with all the facilities you can imagine to cater for major sporting events.
6 Camera Place, Chelsea, London, SW10 0BH
(020) 7349 0455
A cheerful neighbourhood pub/bar with brasserie-style food, you can find fine wine and posh nosh at the Sydney Arms, without any whiff of snobbery.
70 Sydney Street, Chelsea, London, SW3 6NJ
(020) 7352 7924
Tom Aiken's functional, informal brasserie has a strong British rustic accent, plus some overseas inflections. The first floor bar is open all day at the weekends.
27 Cale Street, Chelsea, London, SW3 3QP
(020) 7349 0202
Brought to you by Guy Pelly and Marc Burton, this Mexican-themed bar couldn't be more Chelsea if it tried.
7-12 Sloane Square, Chelsea, London, SW1W 8EE
(020) 7881 5991