Whether you love a traditional British pub or something a bit fancier, Shepherd’s Bush boasts an eclectic mix of places to bring in the evening. From trendy gastro pubs with creative cocktails to intimate wine bars, here are 6 of the best cocktail bars and pubs in the London district of Shepherd’s Bush.
- BrewDog | 15-19 Goldhawk Road, London, W12 8QQ
BrewDog has amassed an ever-growing cult following due to its large selection of craft beers. With 40 types of craft beer on tap, as well as numerous cans and bottles to choose from including some delicious alcohol-free brews, this place is heaven for all beer lovers alike.
Drink recommendation: BrewDog Zwickel Helles – 5.6%
- Jin | 58 Shepherd’s Bush Green, London, W12 8QE
The Jin bar is located on the ground floor of one of the fantastic hotels in Shepherds Bush, the Dorsett Hotel. Their menu consists of inventive cocktails, fine wines, and beers, as well as freshly ground coffees and loose-leaf teas – making this the perfect place to unwind with a nightcap.
Drink recommendation: Upgrade your afternoon tea to include a glass of Champagne.
- Albertine Wine Bar | 1 Wood Lane, London, England, W12 7DP
For those who veer more towards wine, this candlelit wine bar serves 130 global wines, of which 40 can be ordered by the glass. This wine bar has had its doors open since 1978 and offers an intimate place for you to spend your next date night. However, why not check them out on Instagram first?
Drink recommendation: ‘La Goutte du Seigneur’ Rouge – Domaine Duseigneur, Rhône.
- The Defector’s Weld | 170 Uxbridge Road, London, England, W12 8AA
Not only does the Defector’s Weld serve an extensive range of British draught and bottled beers, but it also stocks a carefully curated array of European and American craft beers.
Drink recommendation: Beavertown Neck Oil – Session I.P.A. – London – 4.3%.
- The Eagle | 215 Askew Road, London, England, W12 9AZ
The Eagle is home to arguably one of the best beer gardens you can find in London, with deck chairs, bean bags, fairy lights and lots of other quirky modern touches. This bar is light and airy inside and serves a full range of wines and real ales.
Drink recommendation: Cuvée Florette Côtes de Provence Rosé – France – light, strawberry, opulent.
- Balans | 1034 Ariel Way, Westfield London, Shepherd’s Bush, London, W12 7GA
When you are in Shepherd’s Bush, it is very likely that you’ll take a trip to the Westfield London shopping center. After a hard day of shopping, until you drop, you can enjoy sipping a cocktail from the Balans Westfield Shepherds Bush café and bar.
Drink recommendation: Corpse Reviver No. Blue – King of Soho gin, La Fee Absinthe Parisienne, blue curaçao.
Now that you know 6 of the best cocktail bars and pubs in Shepherd’s Bush, you can look forward to assembling your drinking buddies, sampling what all of these places have to offer, and – quite simply – having fun doing it all.