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Best Elephant & Castle Bars & Pubs


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A regularly updated guide to the best Elephant & Castle bars and pubs, London. It is brought to you by The Elephant & Castle Guide which has pages on the best local bars, cafes, food shops, restaurants community page plus illustrated local history & property guides. 

The Guide is part of the South London Guide (est. 2003) which covers independent businesses from Bermondsey down to Bromley.

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Spit & Sawdust (Est. Sept 2016)                 
21 Bartholomew Street
SE1 4AL map
07880 641 187
Contacts: Matthew Smyth  Andrew McGuigan
The Beehive (Est. 1856) has been rebranded by two young publicans who have consulted with the local community on what they want from their local.


The Beehive
60 Carter Street
020 7703 4992
Real ales
Fine wines
Single Malt Whiskies
Pub food


Lost Rivers (est. 2017)
Elephant Road
SE17 1LB
Open: Wed - Sat
GameBoxx and Bar
Gladstone Road

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Albert Arms
1 Gladstone Street
SE1 6EY         
020 7928 8224
Traditional Victorian pub with open fireplace, live TV sports
and upstairs dining room.
Beers & ciders
Wines & spirits
Food: small plates and burger menu

Toulouse Lautrec (est 2008)
140 Newington Butts,  020 7582 6800
Head chef:
Speciality: Fish & seafod palette for 2
Open: 7 days a week
Converted pub with Piano & Wine Bar upstairs


Elephant & Castle
118 Newington Causeway
020 7403 8664
Open: from 4pm (w/d) & 12pm (w/e)
Beers: Cask plus craft 
Wunes & Spirits
After a lengthy closure, the historic Elephant & Castle pub (see Elephant & Castle History) has returned to the local community with a re-imagined interior and feel, as part of the Antic London collective.

German Kraft (est. 201*)
@ Mercato Metropolitano
42 Newington Causeway
SE1 6DR map
Contact: Florian
Beers: German
Tap room: Open 7 days a week  

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Diogenes the Dog (est. 2018)
96 Rodney Road
SE17 1BG map 
020 7703 5570
OwnerSunny (ex-Margot, WC2)
New wine bar & cafe serving esoteric wine, artisan teas and coffees and an array of seasonal small plates and toasties.
Tues: Live music
Wine tasting evenings
Wine sales

Sidecar Bar (est 2016)
5 Spare Street 
SE17 3EP map 
Contact: Reuben 
Drinks: craft beer and cider, wines and cocktails
Open 7 days a week

Mercato Metropolitano, 42 Newington Causeway
Rockingham Arms,  119 Newington Causeway

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