Lechevalier

Wine Bar in Bermondsey There aren’t enough wine bars in London! So it was great to find Lechevalier wine bar in Bermondsey offering over 120 bottles of wine with bread, charcuterie and cheese. The wine bar was founded by Christophe Lechevalier, who helped establish Artisan Foods in 2000 and sold wine at Borough Market for more than…

Bermondsey Bar and Kitchen

Bar on Bermondsey Street Bermondsey Bar and Kitchen is a great bar on Bermondsey Street. Situated in a large venue which used to be a BBC underground car park, it has a large inside and outside area. The interiors don an industrial look with a large open plan layout. The outside area has lots of…

Vinegar Yard

Bar and Street Food in London Bridge Brits love an outdoor area when the sun decides to shine! Vinegar Yard offers a decent open space serving drinks and street food in London Bridge area. Expect some wacky art installations on the approach including giant ants on a tube carriage! The Drinks The main bar can…

Bar Elba

Rooftop Bar in Waterloo This rooftop bar in Waterloo is a hidden gem and one of the newest rooftops in London. Located just moments away from Waterloo station, there is signage to point you in the right direction. Expect quite a few flights of stairs to reach the top! On the way up there are…

Lyaness

Cocktail afternoon tea in London The Lyaness is the latest bar from the award-winning Mr Lyan (Ryan Chetiyawardana). Situated on the ground floor of the Sea Containers Hotel we visited to try out their Fancy cocktail afternoon tea. Lyaness aims to bring a cook’s approach to cocktails and flavour creation and focuses on sustainability and…

Flat Iron Square

London Street Food In between London Bridge and Southwark lies Flat Iron Square, one of the biggest London street food areas! Situated under railway arches, there is a huge outdoor courtyard as well as an indoor food court. The Vendors We loved the London street food vibe from retailers such as La Nonna and Baz…

12th Knot

Rooftop bar on South Bank 12th Knot is a rooftop bar on South Bank located on the 12th floor of Sea Containers Hotel. Under a 10 minute walk from Blackfriars and Waterloo, it is conveniently located along the River Thames. The interiors are absolutely stunning with vibrant colours and bright decor and the gorgeous backdrop…

Skylon

Bar in Southbank This gorgeous restaurant and bar in Southbank is situated in the Royal Festival Hall right by the river. The interiors are stunning with a grand bar in the middle and floral decorations surrounding the venue. The Riverview lounge area is perfect for having cocktails and taking in the views of the Southbank and…

Chapter 72

Cocktail Bar on Bermondsey Street Chapter 72 is an awesome coffee shop and cocktail bar on Bermondsey Street, right by London Bridge, owned and run by friendly husband and wife team, Rod & Ellie! The venue was born out of a passion for great coffee and cocktails and is open until 10pm Wednesday to Saturday….

The Market Porter

The Market Porter Pub in Borough Market The Market Porter restaurant / pub in Borough Market, part of the Market Taverns, is one hidden gem. The dining room is a lovely quiet hideaway, nestled above the busy pub downstairs, with views over bustling Borough Market. It’s quaint, radiating an old-fashioned pub vibe inside, yet it’s…

Two One Four

Two One Four Bar in Bermondsey We visited Two One Four bar in Bermondsey to test out their awesome gin and tonic flights! The intimate bar is located in the basement of the popular Flour and Grape restaurant and offers seating at the bar, sofa’s and tables with high stools. It is also perfect for a tipple…

TwoRuba Cocktail Bar

TwoRuba Cocktail Bar in London Bridge TwoRuba is a trendy cocktail bar in London Bridge situated within the Hilton Hotel. The bar is classy and laid back with comfy chairs and background music. It is a perfect place  for a few drinks to catch up with friends and enjoy a chilled evening with some great…

Jim and Tonic Mercato Metropolitano

Jim and Tonic Mercato Metropolitano Elephant and Castle You should all know by now how much I love Mercato Metropolitano Elephant and Castle! Offering a diverse range of street food as well as cookery classes and a cinema, it has something for everyone! But what goes well with street food? Gin & Tonic of course!…

Hide Bar

Hide Bar in Bermondsey The Location Away from the hustle and bustle of London Bridge and Borough Market is Bermondsey Street, lined with restaurants and bars. We were immediately attracted to Hide Bar which had its windows open on a summer evening and felt warm and welcoming. The bar itself is pretty large with high…

Mercato Metropolitano

Street Food in London Mercato Metropolitano Now the weather has finally realised it should be sunny, we decided to take a trip back to the ever vibrant and atmospheric Mercato Metropolitano. This is one of my favourite places to visit for street food in London.!We sipped on some prosecco from the beautiful Enoteca and some German Kraft…