Camden Town is well-known for many things – the bustling markets, picturesque canal, and its thriving nightlife. If you’re looking for a great atmosphere and delicious drinks, there are lots of exciting bars in Camden that you can visit. Whether you prefer craft beer, cocktails, or a bar that gives you a unique experience, this area has lots of options for a great night out. Find some cool places to drink in Camden with our guide to the best bars in Camden.
Guide to the best bars in Camden
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The best bars in Camden
- Made in Brasil – Vibrant Brazilian spot
- Camden Beer Hall – Beer from Camden Town Brewery
- All About Eve – 1950s-style cocktail bar
- BYOC – Bespoke cocktails in Camden
- The Blues Kitchen – Drinks, BBQ, and music
- The Spirited – Creative rooftop cocktails
- Spiritual Bar – Bohemian live music spot
- Werewolf Beer – Railway arch taproom
- Lockside Camden – Lively canal-side venue
- Ma Petite Jamaica – Hundreds of rum varieties
- The Lucky Club – Mexican-inspired rooftop bar
- Near & Far – Spacious cocktail oasis
- Coyote Ugly Saloon – Get wild in Camden
- 180 Club – For when you're feeling competitive
- Cyberdog Rave Bar – A bar for ravers
The best bars in Camden
Camden bars with great atmosphere and delicious drinks
Vibrant Brazilian spot
Whilst Made in Brasil is also a restaurant, you're welcome to visit just for drinks. At this colourful destination you can enjoy classic and signature cocktails, plus there are over 250 cachaças, a popular spirit from Brazil. The venue is buzzy and there’s Brazilian street food if you get peckish.
Beer from Camden Town Brewery
Camden Town Brewery is instantly recognisable for Londoners and you can visit Camden Beer Hall, the brewery's taproom. 24 beer taps are available, along with freshly-prepared food intended to complement the beer offering like steak and ale pie or generous sharing boards. Everyone is welcome at this railway arch venue, including dogs.
1950s-style cocktail bar
Quirky cocktail bar All About Eve has a 1950s theme. It's a relaxing space with distinctive decor. Cocktails and food are served, which you can enjoy inside or on the heated terrace. This bar hosts events like cabaret nights and a comedy club, and the function room is available for private hire.
Bespoke cocktails in Camden
For a cocktail experience that's tailored to you, visit BYOC Camden. It's a stylish bar with a 1920s casino theme. At this place you bring your own alcohol and a skilled mixologist crafts five rounds of drinks adapted to your preferences. Tasting events and cocktail-making masterclasses are also held here.
Drinks, BBQ, and music
Check out the bar at The Blues Kitchen for beer, cocktails, a huge choice of whiskeys, including small batch and rare bottles, and live music. There’s a restaurant on-site but the bar serves snacks like burgers and buffalo wings. Virtually every evening you can enjoy blues and soul from the house band.
Creative rooftop cocktails
At The Spirited you can enjoy some of the most innovative cocktails around alongside sweeping views of Camden. The distinctive drinks here include unique ingredients and use jaw-dropping presentation to give you a one-of-a-kind experience. Classic cocktails, as well as beer, wine, and spirits are also available at this vibrant rooftop bar.
Bohemian live music spot
Run by record label Spiritual Records, Spiritual Bar is a friendly live music venue with an eclectic line-up of folk and blues performers. Beer and cocktails are served at this quirky and intimate spot, where you can expect friendly service and a positive atmosphere regardless of who's supplying the tunes.
Railway arch taproom
Try out craft beer with tons of personality at the taproom from Werewolf Beer. Set in a railway arch, this bar is full of horror paraphernalia, a jukebox, and the remains of a 1950s ghost train. You can expect own-brewed American craft beers, and lively events like film screenings.
Lively canal-side venue
Lockside offers great views of the canal and Camden Market, food and drinks, and exciting events. The drinks list includes classic cocktails with lots of botanicals and a large choice of gins. This is a great venue for a party, with a variety of packages for groups of at least 10 people.
Hundreds of rum varieties
Head to the Rum & Reggae bar at Ma Petite Jamaica for a lively atmosphere and a choice of hundreds of rums, plus cocktails. There’s outdoor seating and thumping tunes to create the right vibe. The bar also hosts live music sessions and you can sample a wide choice of vegan dishes.
Mexican-inspired rooftop bar
Perched atop a former horse hospital, The Lucky Club is a spacious rooftop bar with a retractable roof for when the British weather just won't play ball. There are special offers on cocktails and a drinks list focusing on margaritas and classic cocktails.
Spacious cocktail oasis
Set over four floors including a roof terrace, Near & Far combines colour, pattern, and textures to create a rich and comfortable space. DJs keep the party atmosphere going. Original and classic cocktails are the star of the menu but wine and beer are also served. There's also international food and bottomless brunch.
Get wild in Camden
You're guaranteed a wild night out at Coyote Ugly Saloon, located in Camden Market. This lively party venue is popular for bottomless brunches, hen dos, or any other occasion. Street food and a big choice of drinks are available, as well as drinks packages to really get things going. Enjoy the entertainment or book a dance class to learn a routine yourself.
For when you're feeling competitive
180 Club is a lively bar centred around playing darts. Here you can try out a number of different darts games with digital scoreboards so there's no cheating. A varied range of drinks are served but cocktails are the speciality. Food is also available - there's a concise choice of burgers, small plates, and platters to share.
A bar for ravers
Hordes of tourists flock to the Cyberdog store in Camden but now the futuristic brand has opened its own distinctive bar. Cyberdog Rave Bar is a venue with all the neon and great style you've come to expect, serving cocktails, local beers, bar snacks, and pounding music. Fun events like silent raves take place here as well.