Waterloo Bars

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The list of best bars in Waterloo is rapidly expanding as the regeneration of the South Bank and the area around Waterloo station continues. Whatever your taste and budget our pick of the best bars in Waterloo is worth dedicating some drinking time to.

Some of the best Waterloo bars offer extensive cocktail lists, coverage of major sporting events or an awesome party atmosphere - perfect for a big group of friends. Some of them offer all of the above! Whatever the reason for your search, our handy list of the best Waterloo bars is sure to provide the answer.

Don't forget to check out our recommended list of Waterloo restaurants too.
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    Basement, 11 Russell Gardens, Off Holland Road, Holland Park, London, W14 8EZ
    0203 858 0184

    blagclub Kensington is a boutique basement club on Russell Gardens. Characterised by its sublime classic decor and deep seated booths, it provides a salubrious, private night club experience.

    • Xmas Parties, Private Hires & Guest Lists
    • 120 person capacity - 2am late license
    • West London location set in Holland Park
    • Platters and Canapes are available on request
    • info@blagclub.com or call 0203 858 0184

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    The Anchor and Hope


    The Anchor and Hope serves gastro pub fare in informal surroundings.

    36 The Cut, Waterloo, London, SE1 8LP
    (020) 7928 9898

    Bar Elba

    Bar Elba is a rooftop bar in Waterloo with a lively, party atmosphere and a wide selection of cocktails. Bar Elba also offers a food menu with a selection of sharing platters.

    Brought to you by the brains behind the popular Adventure Bar group - Bar Elba was inspired by Napoleon's exile to the Mediterranean island of Elba.

    Mercury House, 109-117 Waterloo Road, Waterloo, London, SE1 8UL
    (020) 3892 8166

    Camel and Artichoke

    Camel and Artichoke is certainly one of the best pubs on Lower Marsh thanks to its friendly attitude.

    121 Lower Marsh, Waterloo, London, SE1 7AE
    (020) 7633 0270

    The Cut Bar


    Set in the Young Vic, this restaurant and bar offers a unique selection of food rivalling that of other eateries nearby, combined with a lively, warm atmosphere.

    Young Vic Theatre, 66 The Cut, Waterloo, London, SE1 8LZ
    (020) 7928 4400

    The Fire Station


    The Fire Station is a stylish bar and restaurant ideally located close to Waterloo station. The food menu at The Fire Station offers a varied selection of premium burgers and hand-pressed pizzas whilst the drinks list includes quirky cocktails, home-smoked spirits and a selection of the best beers and wines from around the world.

    150 Waterloo Road, Southwark, London, SE1 8SB
    (020) 3727 5938



    Jack's is a stylish bar and restaurant that offers visitors an impressive international menu that is served within a friendly and sophisticated atmosphere.

    96 Isabella Street, Waterloo, London, SE1 8DD
    (020) 7928 0678

    The Kings Arms


    The Kings Arms is a well regarded, traditional pub that serves up a sumptuous Thai menu from Monday to Saturday, as well as an impressive roast on a Sunday.

    25 Roupell Street, Waterloo, London, SE1 8TB
    (020) 7207 0784

    Primo Bar


    Primo Bar is located within the stylish Park Plaza Westminster Bridge. This contemporary bar offers an extensive drinks list and free live music every day of the week.

    Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London, 200 Westminster Bridge Road, Waterloo, London, SE1 7UT
    (020) 7620 7282
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    Sports Bar and Grill Waterloo

    Sports Bar and Grill Waterloo

    Waterloo Station, Unit 1 The Balcony, York Road, Waterloo, London, SE1 7NY
    (020) 7928 1898

    Sports Bar and Grill Waterloo is a lively bar where you can catch all the latest sporting matches on large plasma screens.

    The Thirsty Bear


    This popular pub on Stamford Street provides great beer and burgers from a self-service system. Just use the iPad to order and the pour-your-own pumps.

    62 Stamford Street, Waterloo, London, SE1 9LX
    (020) 7928 5354

    Tonight Josephine

    Tonight Josephine is a cocktail bar in Waterloo with a fun, party atmosphere.

    Brought to you by the brains behind the popular Adventure Bar group - Tonight Josephine was inspired by Josephine De Beauharnais, Napoleon's ex-wife and the former Empress of the French.

    111 Waterloo Road, Waterloo, London, SE1 8UL
    (020) 7928 4918
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    Waterloo Bar and Kitchen

    Waterloo Bar and Kitchen


    131 Waterloo Road, Waterloo, London, SE1 8UR
    (020) 7928 5086

    Waterloo Bar and Kitchen is a stylish restaurant attached to the back of the Old Vic Theatre. At Waterloo Bar and Kitchen you will find a concise choice of meals that are complemented by a good selection of wines and other drinks.

    The Wellington


    Not so much a hotel bar as a bar with a hotel. This busy pub is a great find south of the river.

    81-83 Waterloo Road, London, SE1 8UD
    (020) 7928 6083

    White Hart


    The White Hart is crawling distance from Waterloo station but thankfully it's just around the corner so it avoids tourists and weekend revellers travelling up from the provinces.

    29 Cornwall Road, Waterloo, London, SE1 8TJ
    (020) 7928 9190