Fancy enjoying a pint with friends, celebrating the reopening of pubs and supporting local businesses at the same time? This list might help you do so.

Covid-19 has hit nearly every business unprecedently hard, and pubs and pubgoers alike will be eagerly awaiting May 17, when the latest step in the Government’s relaxing of Covid restrictions.

This means all licensed pubs, bars, restaurants and other attractions can once again reopen indoors, joining those in hospitality with outdoor provisions who partially reopened last month.

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Local establishments such as independent bars and pubs have been hit harder financially than most, and with no parent company to bail them out are more reliant on their local communities.

A list of independent pubs and bars in south east Londons Bexley

A list of independent pubs and bars in south east London's Bexley

So public houses in Bexley need your help more than ever as they bid to recover from the pandemic.

And there is no shortage of independent venues offering some cracking pints, locations and prices and full of friendly atmosphere.

So if you’re wondered where you might find your closest local independent pub, bar or micropub, far away from a Wetherspoons, have a look at our list of all the establishments in the borough of Bexley.

All the following are thought to be open as of Monday, May 17, just get in touch with them to book. And enjoy!


Alma – 10 Alma Road

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Bar 97 – 97 Main Road

Halfway House – 188C Halfway Street

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Hangar – 37 The Oval

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Hoppers Hut – 1 Invicta Parade, Sidcup High Street

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Iron Horse (formerly Metro) – 122 Station Road

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Seven Stars -Foots Cray High Street

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White Cross Inn – 146 North Cray Road

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Albany Hotel – 13 Steynton Avenue, Albany Park

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Silver Fox Micro Pub - 9 Montpelier Avenue

Tanyards Lane - 61-63 Bexley High Street

Kings Head - 65 Bexley High Street

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Millers Arms – 81 Bexley High Street

Railway Tavern - 38 Bexley High Street

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Kings Arms - 156 Broadway

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Arcadia Lounge Bar & Club - 247 Broadway

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Blend - 272-274 Broadway

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Elegance Lounge (Real China) – 167 Broadway

The Boathouse - Danson Park, Danson Road

Kentish Belle - 8 Pickford Lane Bexleyheath

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Lord Hill (Formerly Coach House) – 40 Watling Street

nYne - 267 Broadway (However, nYne is understood to be closing permanently)

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Prince Albert - 2 Broadway

Robin Hood & Little John – 78 Lion Road

Rose - 179 Broadway

Royal Oak – 68 Mount Road

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Volunteer PH - 46 Church Road

Zingara - 295 Broadway


Brewers Arms - 22 Brook Street

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Corner Pin - Slade Green Road

Duke Of Northumberland - 322 Bexley Road

Erith Playhouse - Erith High Street

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The Exchange - The Old Library, Walnut Tree Rd

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Join The Herd - 68 Hailey Road

Running Horses - Erith High Street

The Ship - 110 West Street

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White Hart (formerly Potion) - 44 Erith High Street

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Eardley Arms - 44 Woolwich Road

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Fox - 79 Nuxley Road

Great Harry - 99 Parsonage Manorway

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Halfway House - 165 Lower Road

Prince Of Wales - 13a Woolwich Road

Village Inn - 104 Nuxley Road

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Door Hinge - 11 Welling High Street

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Falconwood Social Club - 1 Falconwood Avenue

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Foresters Arms - Upper Wickham Lane

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Green Man -168 Wickham Street

Guy Earl Of Warwick - Park View Road

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The Hangar - 35 Bellegrove Road

Rose And Crown - 15 Welling High Street

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Dukes Head - 53 Crayford High Street

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Geoffrey Whitworth Theatre - 15a Beech Walk

One Bell - 170 Old Road

Penny Farthing - 3 Waterside Parade

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Bird & Barrell - 100 Barnehurst Road


The Broken Drum - 308 Westwood Lane

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Footscray Social Club, Ground Floor function room - 23-27 Cray Road