Skylon Bar and Restaurant offers some of the best views over London and the Thames from its Southbank location. Head on over for a special occasion or date night and you'll find killer cocktails as well as an impressive brunch, a la carte and afternoon tea menu.
Bars Near Embankment
Just shy of the water, close to Charing Cross and only a bridge away from Southbank; this area is an ever-bustling hotspot of activity. To match the eclectic crowds that pass through, the neighbourhood's drinking scene includes a mix of cocktail haunts, traditional pubs, riverside gems and late-night party places to choose from. Don't believe us? See for yourself in our pick of the best bars near Embankment.
You probably know STK London as a sleek steakhouse near Embankment, but did you know that it also houses a stylish bar? Grab a plush table and sip on house cocktails - Disaronno and peach bellinis, fruity rum concoctions and heady old fashioneds - whilst a DJ curates your evening.
Offering one of the best experiences near Embankment, this bar, restaurant and entertainment venue will dazzle you over an evening of impressive cabaret performances. Head to Proud Embankment for a special occasion or quirky date night and revel in the glitz and glamour of it all.
Boasting a sophisticated dining area, a basement nook, an extensive wine list and delicious British food, Jamies Tudor Street has become a well-known restaurant and bar near Embankment. Its comfy furnishings also makes it great for after-work drinks any day of the week.
A cosy wine bar near Embankment tube station, Champagne Charlies is a shoo-in amongst vino lovers and those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Its various private dining rooms, snugs and interiors make it a top choice for an intimate drink.
Trade in your standard pint for an evening on board this floating Embankment bar. Found bobbing near Embankment station, The Tattershall Castle hosts everything from club nights and dinners to comedy shows and speed dating events. It also has an outdoor terrace offering spectacular vistas across the Thames.
Watermelon and orange G&Ts, four-person sharing cocktails and a hefty happy hour from Sunday to Thursday... All Bar One is a no-brainer for an easygoing drink. Its welcoming interiors and weekly food offers - Tapas Tuesdays, anyone? - only add to its appeal.
Just a stone's throw away from Charing Cross station you'll find The Theodore Bullfrog, a fashionable gastropub. Along with a collection of wines, beers and spirits, the hideaway also whips up some cocktails and classic grub - ideal for a bite to eat before catching a train.
Not only is it serving up Latin vibes and fruity sips, but Salsa! is also one of the best places for a night out in Embankment. The colourful party bar has a range of tasty South American-inspired plates to keep you fuelled up and weekly dance classes to get your evening off to a cracking start.
Baranis is a French basement bar and games den on Chancery Lane. Venture down and you'll find intimate booths and the UK's only indoor petanque court, along with cocktails such as lemon thyme margaritas and gin martinis infused with lychee and lavender.
Situated on the 10th Floor of ME London, Radio Rooftop is one of the city's most sought-after destinations. From summer sunbathing sessions to romantic date nights, this venue pulls out all the stops with its striking views across the Thames and equally impressive bar menu.
Fancy some history with your tipple? You'll get all that and more at Gordon's Wine Bar, the oldest of its kind in London. Having initially opened in 1890, the place has been serving top-notch vinos by candlelight ever since. Venture down to the cellar with your date and soak up the romantic atmosphere over a glass or two.