As the weather gets hotter and the days get longer, there's more time to catch up with friends and enjoy a drink at your local bar. 

Whether you’re hoping to soak up some sun or catch up with your family and friends over a cold one, this list could come in handy.

As we've rounded up some of the top bars in Bexley that you should try out this summer. 

The list is based on TripAdvisor reviews with all bars rated three stars and above. 

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The best bars in Bexley: 

Red Barn

Rating: 4.5/5

Location: Barnehurst Road Barnehurst, Bexleyheath DA7 6HG England

"Visited for a bite to eat and a drink, and was very impressed! Lovely decor and food, and very friendly staff. Everything was very clean and well presented. Will definitely return to this gem!"

The Kings Arms

Rating: 4.5/5

Location: 156 Broadway, Bexleyheath DA6 7DW England

"Just had a great meal in the kings arms, the staff were really accommodating even though they were busy- the food was superb quality and very generous in portion size and the drinks weee fast to arrive when ordered excellent food excellent service"

Tanyard Lane Bar & Kitchen

Rating: 4.5/5

Location: 61-63 Bexley High Street, Bexley DA5 1AA England

"Had the best afternoon celebrating a friends hen do. Really nice food and the drinks were flowing. Barman Liam was legendary and really made our day. Just a shame he wasn't called Tom!"

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Bear & Ragged Staff

Rating: 4/5

Location: Bear & Ragged Staff 2 London Road, Crayford DA1 4BH England

"Me and my partner visit this pub often and we absolutely love it there! Great friendly welcoming staff, great reasonably priced food and drink menus, and fantastic food every time.

"Would highly recommend if passing. Free parking available also. And there is also good music and a pool table. What more can you ask for."

William Camden Pub

Rating: 4/5 

Location: Avenue Road, Bexleyheath DA7 4EQ England

"On a recent visit to this pub again we found the bar staff particularly friendly and helpful.

"The food ordered was nicely cooked, hot and tasty. The selection of wines, spirits and beers available is great compared to other visited in the area.

"We are always made welcome by security and staff members alike. It is a nice family-friendly pub and we look forward to our next visit."