There are a plethora of smart and inviting bars around the redeveloped Docklands area so for a guide to the best Docklands bars currently available, check out the list below. Synonymous with high-fliers and decision-makers, this metropolis has more than its fair share of appealing venues for after work drinks so take your pick from our selection of Docklands bars and enjoy a memorable night out in this burgeoning area of East London.
20-24 Shaftesbury Avenue, Piccadilly, London, W1D 7EU
(020) 7434 3111
Based centrally in the heart of the West End, Rainforest Cafe is a distinctive jungle themed venue offering fun nights out amongst alligators and tropical fish. The Rainforest Cafe also features themed rooms with impressive animatronics, so expect to find a range of realistic jungle inhabitants peering through the undergrowth.
The cafe boasts an allergy friendly menu and can cater for different dietary needs for both adults and children.
- Located in the heart of the West End since 1997
- An extensive menu of American & International cuisine
- Experience the sights & sounds of the Amazon rainforest
- Tropical showers, waterfalls and periodic thunderstorms
- Specialising in accommodating large groups and parties
More Docklands Bars
Weather permitting, you can dine in the garden area of this glorious waterside venue.
43 Fishermans Walk, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5HD
(020) 7719 0202
This hip Herne Hill bar is welcoming to punters from nearby and further afield.
2-6 Half Moon Lane, Herne Hill, London, SE24 9HU
(020) 7978 9228
The Custom House Pub has an easygoing countryside feel; it isn’t overly busy but has a pleasant buzz.
Custom House Hotel, 272-283 Victoria Dock Road, Custom House, London, E16 3BY
(020) 7474 0011
Sample the imaginative cocktail menu at the fabulous Docklands Bar and Grill, accompanied by superb views of the city.
Crowne Plaza London Docklands, Royal Victoria Docks, Docklands, London, E16 1AL
(020) 7055 2119
Fox at Connaught is the closest thing to a neighbourhood boozer in this postcode.
Links Way, Connaught Bridge, Docklands, London, E16 1SL
(020) 7476 6777
The Gun is a beautiful gastro pub nestled against the bank of the Thames, overlooking the impressive O2 Arena.
27 Coldharbour, Docklands, London, E14 9NS
(020) 7515 5222
Hubbub is the epitome of the changing face of the Isle of Dogs.
269 Westferry Road, Isle of Dogs, London, E14 3RS
(020) 7515 5577
The Lord Nelson is a sophisticated Isle of Dogs pub with true East End charm.
1 Manchester Road, Isle of Dogs, London, E14 3BD
(020) 7987 1970
Situated in an idyllic location on the waterfront at the heart of London's Royal Docks, the So! Bar is only ten minutes from Canary Wharf and five minutes from London City Airport.
ID/1E Royal Victoria Place, Royal Victoria Docks, Canning Town, London, E16 IUG
(020) 7474 8999