Clapham is a seemingly never ending source of bars and pubs for the avid social butterfly. Our guide to the best bars in Clapham will ensure you're drinking with a smile on your face whether you're a sports fan, stylish girl about town or music lover. Leaf through our pick of the best bars in Clapham and discover your new local.
Don't forget to check out our recommended list of Clapham restaurants
50 Berners Street, London, W1T 3NG
(020) 7300 1400
The Sanderson is a 1950s building that has been transformed into a quirky and unique hotel in the West End. Amenities at the Sanderson include valet parking, 24 hour room service, gym, spa, WiFi and flat screen TVs.
Enjoy food and drink at the Sanderson at their restaurant and bars including the Purple Bar, Long Bar and the Courtyard Garden.
- Situated in the heart of London’s West End
- With newly renovated rooms by designer Tim Andreas
- Multiple dining and cocktail offerings grace Sanderson
- Steps from Oxford Street shopping and the Soho district
- Ideally located for weekend breaks or business travel
165 Clapham High Street, Clapham, London, SW4 7SS
(020) 7622 4004
SOUK is one of Clapham High Street's most vibrant bars. SOUK offer mouth watering cocktails, stylish surroundings and a great atmosphere, with regular Club nights and top DJs.
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A swanky bar and restaurant on the High Street.
64 Clapham High Street, Clapham, London, SW4 7UL
(020) 7627 2535
38 Clapham High Street, Clapham, London, SW4 7UR
(020) 3640 3229
Adventure Bar is a well known bar offering a wide choice of fun shooters and cocktails such as Absolutely Fabulous, Flaming Zombie, Surfers Paradise and many more. Adventure Bar on Clapham High Street also offers their food options including buffalo wings; cheese platters; and their steak mandwich.
68-70 Clapham High Street, Clapham, London, SW4 7UL
(020) 7627 2726
Aquum brings a sophisticated feel of the West End to Clapham with its sumptuous decor and inventive cocktails. The bar features cosy booths and there are various lounge areas to suit your mood including a mezzanine VIP lounge with table service.
Aquum also offer a fresh menu, full of delicious authentic sharing Mediterranean plates that are set to bring a new eating culture to Clapham.
The Bread and Roses is a vibrant pub on Clapham Manor Street that serves a variety of drinks including ethical micro-brewery beers. Owned by The Battersea and Wandsworth Trade Union Council (BWTUC) and run by the Workers Beer Company, Bread and Roses prides itself as a pub with a social consciousness.
68 Clapham Manor Street, Clapham, London, SW4 6DZ
The Bread and Roses offer a diverse programme of live events throughout the week including theatre productions, comedy nights and live music. The venue also serves street food by Chop and Chip.
(020) 7498 1779
The Draft House Northcote is a stylish gastro pub serving a menu of international dishes made with fresh produce. As well as seasonally changing wines they offer an extensive selection of beers and ales from around the world which are available in third pint measures so that you can sample a wider range of varieties during your visit.
94 Northcote Road, Clapham, London, SW11 6QW
(020) 7924 1814
10 Clapham High Street, Clapham, London, SW4 7UT
(020) 7720 5678
Fifty Five at The Oak is the sister bar of the popular Fifty Five Bar and Lounge in Camden. Offering a selection of cocktails, craft beers and fresh handmade pizzas, Fifty Five at The Oak is open until 2:30am, seven nights a week.
Fu Manchu is a social experiment from the team behind Jam Tree. Expect an extensive choice of dim sum and cocktails. Come nightfall, Fu Manchu hosts a wide selection of live music events and transforms into Clapham's most compelling nightclub.
15-16 Lendal Terrace, Clapham, London, SW4 7UX
(020) 3397 8844
7 Cavendish Parade, Clapham South, London, SW4 9DW
(020) 8772 0303
Not far from Clapham Common, this is a funky little bar with a loyal following who you may find spilling out over onto the attractive terrace most nights.
This gastro pub is the third addition to the popular chain which marries global food dishes with jam-infused cocktails.
13-19 Old Town, Clapham, London, SW4 0JT
(020) 3397 4422
148 Falcon Road, Clapham Junction, London, SW11 2LW
(020) 7924 7022
Suburb SW11 is a popular bar situated a short walk from Clapham Junction station. Boasting an industrial chic background, with distressed walls, angled mirrors, zinc drinks counters, iron and bamboo features as well as an artistic and comfortable lounge; the venue's versatile design and lighting create a set of moods to fit any occasion.
Designed by the guys behind Mahiki, this is a cool, contemporary cocktail bar with cocktails that won't break the bank.
247-249 Lavender Hill, Clapham, London, SW11 1JW
(020) 7223 8866
Venn Street Records is a buzzy venue that offers a food menu of pizzas and light bites alongside a varied drinks list. The venue hosts regular live music throughout the month.
78 Venn Street, Clapham, London, SW4 0BD
(020) 7738 8645