Beer is the most consumed beverage in the world with each country having their special pride and joy of beer. Over the past few years, we’ve seen a growing trend in people leaning towards craft beers. With all the new flavours coming up, we can expect to see a further rise in craft beer becoming the drink of choice.
London is a party-goers city and visitors often book a pub-crawl in search of the best watering holes in the city. Start your beer experience in London by booking a stay at The Brewery London City Hotel. Here is your guide to craft beer in London.
London Beer House, St James’s
London Beer House is difficult to miss. The pub is located next to Royal Opera Arcade and you will notice it by the blue pop of colour painting. Order the tasting tray and sample the different craft ales and stouts that this place offers.
17 Royal Opera Arcade, St. James’s, London SW1Y 4UY, United Kingdom
When to visit:
Mon-Sat from lunchtime till 11pm, closed on Sunday
Nearest Tube: Embankment Station
The Arbitrager, Central London
The Arbitrager is a premium bar nestled in the heart of the city. This chic and cosmopolitan space attracts beer lovers, with a flair for the finer things that life has to offer. You can expect London-brewed beers and spirits, paired with a serving of charcuterie and bar snacks. To get a glimpse of this location, check out these best London hotel deals for accommodation in the city centre.
27A Throgmorton St, London EC2N 2AN, United Kingdom
When to visit
Mon – Fri from 12 pm, closed on Sat & Sun
Nearest Tube Station: Liverpool Street Station
The Wenlock Arms, Hoxton
The Wenlock Arms is a public house in Islington, London, which began trading in 1787. This historic London bar showed its resilience when it was saved from demolition. As you enter the space, you are greeted to dark wood furniture and a display of typical pub-like wall décor. Enjoy live entertainment on weekends while sipping on your choice of craft beer from the comprehensive menu.
26 Wenlock Rd, Hoxton, London N1 7TA, United Kingdom
When to visit:
Tuesday – Sunday from 12 pm – 11 pm, closed on Monday.
Nearest Tube Station: Old Street Station
The Dovetail, Clerkenwell
This hidden gem located in a narrow alleyway is a refreshing addition to East London’s nightlife scene. The Dovetail is a Belgian pub/bar that serves a comprehensive selection of craft beers and other commercial favourites. In addition to trying out the beers, make sure to order something from the menu and sample the best of Belgian comfort food. Expect a Compact space with over 100 beers and only the best cuts of free-range meat in their food.
9-10 Jerusalem Passage, Farringdon, London EC1V 4JP, United Kingdom
When to visit: Monday – Saturday 12 pm – 11 pm, Closed on Sun
Nearest Tube Station: Faringdon Tube Station and Barbican Tube Station