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7 Best bars in South London

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Here are 7 of the best bars in South London. A glamorous rooftop bar on the southwest of the river, a playground of luxury cocktails, an iconic space overlooking the Thames and more. South London is home to some of the city’s best innovative bars.

1. Two One Four

With a selection of over 100 gins and an assortment of cocktails and tonics, Two One Four is the Happy Hour destination you’ve been looking for.

2. The Doodle Bar

Try the legendary Doodle burger and wash it down with locally crafted beers at The Doodle Bar. The setting is relaxed, warm and inviting. A great spot to gather with friends or co-workers.

3. The Rooftop at The Trafalgar St James

Set in the heart of the city, The Rooftop bar at The Trafalgar St James is an oasis set high in the sky overlooking Trafalgar Square and the stunning London skyline. Be aware there’s an age policy of 21+ after 5pm, from Thursdays to Saturdays.

4. The GOAT Chelsea

The GOAT Chelsea is where London’s history meets fine Italian a la carte dining. After you’ve fully engulfed in your meal, head to the electric bar where you’ll find a DJ playing live music every weekend.

5. Skylight Bar Peckham

If you’re into great food and delicious cocktails, let’s face it, who isn’t? Then head to the Skylight Bar in Peckham. Set against the gorgeous backdrop of the city’s skyline this is a cosy space to share a plate with your date or cocktails with the girls.

6. Bar Elba

Located opposite Waterloo station, and no – nothing to do with the Hollywood actor Idris Elba, Bar Elba delivers on delicious cocktails. And the best part is that you get a free cocktail by joining their mailing list.

7. Lyaness

Known for their bold twist on classics, head to the Lyaness for their spirited afternoon tea. Savoury treats, scones and sweet delicacies paired with exciting and innovative cocktails.