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Best Canal and Riverside Bars In London

Last updated: 31/05/2021

While London's best rooftop bars or best beer gardens are absolutely heaving in the age of social distancing, you may want to consider getting down to the river, or even on the river for some drinks. Here's a list of some epic riverside and boat based bars in London.
Barge East Restaurant
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Barge East Restaurant

The most magical floating restaurant and bar venue in London. Barge East is based on a historic 114-year-old Dutch Barge full of charm and rustic decor. With an incredible outdoor deck over-viewing the London's skyline and the Olympic Stadium.

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The Ship
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The Ship

The Ship have been providing refreshments and food on the banks of the River Thames since 1786 making it one of the most famous landmark pubs in London. Located in the heart of Wandsworth and boasting one of Londons best beer gardens The Ship has a range of private hire spaces for celebrations from birthdays, meetings, wedding receptions and meetings

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Tamesis Dock

With great views of the Houses of Parliament, London Eye & Battersea Power Station, Tamesis offers a generous indoor & outdoor space with a relaxed, fun & friendly personality.

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The Cutty Sark
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The Cutty Sark

Sat on the banks of the Thames at Ballast Quay, The Cutty Sark has welcomed guests to Greenwich for over two hundred years.

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BookableThe Crabtree
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The Crabtree

We are a stone’s throw from Craven Cottage with beautiful views of the river from our Thames Dining Room and Terraces. Our Orchard BarBQ grills from Spring to Autumn when the sun shines.

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The Princess Of Wales
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The Princess Of Wales

Set over three floors that include an elegant first floor dining room, lower-ground bar and event space and the ‘Banksy beer garden’ (named after a mysterious lion stencil that appeared in 2011), it’s got something for all, be it a Friday night Rhubarb Royale cocktail, Dry cured bacon breakfast bap or a pint and Mrs King’s Pork Pie n’ Piccalilli.

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CRATE Brewery & Pizzeria
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CRATE Brewery & Pizzeria

Craft brewery and pizzeria situated canal side in Hackney Wick

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Bateaux London

Discover London on the water with our exceptional dining and event experiences while you glide effortlessly past remarkable landmarks

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