Pubs, Bars, and Dining
34 Park Street, Bankside
Notes: This is a large pub with a rich history. It is close to the George Inn and the replica of Shakespeare’s Globe Theater. It has a great view of the Thames.
72 Regent Street
Notes: A bar, restaurant, and store all in one. This is a great party venue, with high-end dining and great eating atmosphere. The pub changes to a busy dance bar in the evenings.
The Cock Tavern
Smithfield Central Markets
Notes: Start a day with a complete English breakfast from this pub, complete with a pint of ale, kippers, and smoked haddock.
The Counting House
Notes: A bank that was converted to a pub, while retaining its original interior. Impressive furniture and décor add nice atmosphere to house specialties such as London -brewed beer and freshly made pies.
The Crusting Pipe
27 The Market
Notes: A wine bar and pub with its own beer. Nice ambience, fine wine, excellent port, and great tasting cold cuts.
Notes: A much changed pub since Elizabethan times, Doggett’s is a great setting for lunches or dinners, with a varied and reasonably-priced menu.
Flyman & Firkin
166 Shaftesbury Avenue
Notes: A pub famous for an in-house brewery and for unusual brews, such as curry-flavored beers and chili beer.
52 Hopton Street, Bankside
Notes: This is a modern pub built on the site of an old foundry. Offers a great view of the Thames and good beer, too.
18-20 St. John Street
Notes: Contemporary décor meets classic style in this stylish little pub. Great inside ambience, varied selection of liquor and dishes.
8 Bedale Street
Notes: Anybody who wants a morning drink should try this place
The Good Mixer
30 Inverness Street, off Camden High Street
Notes: Thanks to its location near a popular recording studio, it’s not uncommon to see a Britpop celebrity hanging out in this pub. A very popular pub among locals and tourists alike.
Goose & Firkin
47 Borough Road
Notes: Another of the Firkin chain of popular pubs, with great fun and great beer.
18 Wilton Row
Notes: Wooden surroundings, full-bodied English ale, and traditional English dishes.
The House They Left Behind
27 Ropemaker’s Fields
Notes: A very old pub with a rich history. Has a great variety of local and foreign beers.
Lamb & Flag
33 Rose Street
Notes: 18 th century style pub that is very busy at all times. Great selection of dishes and cheese dish specialties.
Marquis of Anglesey
39 Bow Street
Notes: Famous for its award-winning food. Beer and a la carte and set menus.
181 Upper Street
Notes: Exotic décor and a trendy crowd. Loud music and a selection of beer. A very busy pub every day.
The Moon Under the Water
28 Leicester Square
Notes: Traditionally-styled pub with a light atmosphere with probably the cheapest beer to be had anywhere in London .
49 Great Russell Street
Notes: A large Victorian pub, serves breakfast for the early comers.
53 Kinnerton Street
Notes: A small popular pub with a great atmosphere and friendly patrons.