A pub is a great place to relax and London certainly has plenty of options for that. However, what if you want something more? Something a little different? Well, if that sounds like you, London also has plenty of interesting and fun pubs in which to take your pint. Whether it’s the décor, the selection, or some other unique quality, there are several interesting pubs that will … [Read more...] about The London Fiver – Five Fun London Pubs Worth a Visit That Aren’t Your Bog Standard Pub
Previously, we brought you ten pubs from around the United Kingdom that had some pretty odd names and how they came about them. Now we turn our attention to interesting pub names in London. Some are still open, while others have long since shut. Enjoy a look at some of oddest places to pull a pint in England’s capitol. Lord Rodneys Head Closed now, the pub was located in … [Read more...] about Great London Pubs: Ten Interesting Pub Names and Their Fascinating Histories
Everyone has their favorite local, the place where you go at the end of the day to unwind, have a pint, and forget that dreaded cell they still call an office. However, when you’re on holiday, you may not want to find a normal pub. You may want something with a bit of flair, a dash of the different, and perhaps even the strange. Next time you find yourself in London, be sure to … [Read more...] about London Pubs: The Top Five Strangest Pubs in London – Have You Been to One?
The folks over at Herb Lester Associates make beautiful maps of London, focusing on specific areas. They've just released a new map just in time for the holidays that focuses on the best places in London to grab a pint. From their website: There are pub guides for real ale drinkers, for amateur historians and for walkers, but this is a guide for all reasons. The 30 pubs … [Read more...] about Maps: A London Pub for All Reasons
For all the millions who have come to know London's familiar face, like any truly great city it retains its secrets. For every Hampton Court or Westminster Abbey there are many hundreds of lesser treasures, so many indeed that the sheer weight of cultural and architectural wealth can overwhelm and each day these same visitors stroll through the streets without even noticing so … [Read more...] about Guest Article: London’s Best Historic Pubs by David Long
During London Cocktail Week in October, cocktail tours on original red Routemaster double-decker buses will visit more than 100 cocktail bars, each offering a bespoke drink for £4. At special London Cocktail Week bus stops outside participating bars, bartenders will serve mini-cocktails to drinkers wearing a London Cocktail Week wristband while they wait for the … [Read more...] about All aboard for a week of cocktails – London Cocktail Week 2011
It’s a common misconception that all the sights and sounds of the city are located in zone 1. Some of London’s most prized possessions are located in the east, and although they’re not Buckingham Palace or Trafalgar Square, they’re still definitely worth investigating! It’s also a lot cheaper staying at hotels in the East End, allowing you to save your hard-earned pounds whilst … [Read more...] about Dainty Delights of East London – Guide to the East End of London
Which pub is the oldest in London? Ask twelve men and you´ll get twelve different answers. Since 90% of London pubs were destroyed in the Great Fire in 1666, there aren´t many pubs left that date from before 1666. Of the ones that did escape the Great Fire, retrieving the exact date is quiet hard most of the times. And of the few that did survive many claim to be the oldest. … [Read more...] about Top 5 of the Oldest Pubs in London to Visit And Have a Pint – Which One is Your Favorite?