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London Beer tasting & brewery tours

Our most recommended London Beer tasting & brewery tours

London: Historical Pub Walking Tour

1. London: Historical Pub Walking Tour

Enjoy an afternoon stroll through London's liquid history, pausing to quench your thirst in 4 of the city's most historic pubs. This tour of some of the city’s finest alehouses follows in the footsteps of legendary city chroniclers, such as Charles Dickens. Take a gentle 2-mile walk through some of London’s ancient streets, departing from St Paul's underground station and strolling along the "street of shame".  Throughout the tour, enjoy fine views, quirky history, and a drink or two along the way. Stop at no less than 4 different pubs to quench your thirst, with visits to taverns that date back as far as 1549. Your trip will finish close to the Strand and Covent Garden, where you'll be a short walk from the theaters, shops, and restaurants of London’s West End. Not to mention even more historic pubs if you want to carry on your liquid tour of London on your own.

London: Piccadilly and Soho Beer Bike Tour

2. London: Piccadilly and Soho Beer Bike Tour

Enjoy a unique 15-person bike tour through the streets of London. Travel in style and experience London’s famous landmarks in a completely different way. Raise a toast with your companions as you go on a 1- or 2-hour tour.  During your experience, cycle to local, world-famous pubs in London for a pint. Join a tour that has played host to James Corden, the Late Late Show, and the cast of Dark Phoenix. An onboard driver, host/barista will keep the drinks flowing and tunes rocking. Drinks are not included; please order on board.

London: Soho Evening Food Tasting Tour

3. London: Soho Evening Food Tasting Tour

Immerse yourself in Soho nightlife. Walk in the footsteps of Elton John and the Rolling Stones whilst sampling a diverse mix of local-favourite cuisine. Experience a delicious mix of Soho's best bites. Try award winning taco's, sit down in our favourite pub in Soho for a pie and a pint, sip on some killer cocktails and join us for desert in a secret underground bar. Let you guide tell you all about the scandalous history of this vibrant neighborhood including the world famous China town

London: Camden Town Brewery Tour with Beer Tasting

4. London: Camden Town Brewery Tour with Beer Tasting

Discover a proud team of brewers at Camden Town Brewery, set under the railway arches in Camden, on this guided tour in London. Tour the brew house to see where the magic happens, before you try all the other brews in the tasting room, including lager, pale ale, and limited-edition beers. Meet your guide at Camden Town Brewery and see their shiny brew house, learn about their history, and see the extensive brewing process. Then it's time to try the beer straight from the tank – it's the freshest you'll get. Next, relax in the brewery's tap room to get a taste of all their core beers, and even some one-off batches if you're lucky. Sample 24 beers, choose to get a bite to eat from the bar snack menu, and simply soak up the soul of Camden.

London: The Original Shoreditch Pub Crawl

5. London: The Original Shoreditch Pub Crawl

Experience a party pub crawl like no other in Shoreditch, one of London's coolest areas. Visit bars full of bohemians, creatives, hipsters and the odd banker from the city. Expect graffiti covered walls, quirky cocktails and lots of photo opportunities. Every Friday and Saturday night our fun and friendly guides take you to 5 of East London's most happening bars and clubs. In each venue you'll get a free shot, exclusive drink discounts, photos of the night's fun, while drinking and dancing with your fellow pub crawlers.  Make new friends and befriend locals while you discover the capital's best nightlife scene without breaking the bank.

Royal Historic Pubs Walking Tour

6. Royal Historic Pubs Walking Tour

What better way to celebrate the reign of Queen Elizabeth II than with a beer in your hand whilst visiting four hidden historic royal pubs? Discover secret tunnels, ancient alley ways, the Palace where Ed Sheran nearly lost an ear whilst partying with a princess, and lots more weird and wonderful stories. As we walk through the royal district, we’ll drink where Royalty have drank (and maybe still do!). We'll embrace England's centuries-old pub scene while being entertained by tales of salacious scandals, romance, intrigue, and betrayal. Admire some of London’s most iconic attractions, including Buckingham Palace - yes The King’s house - while managing to avoid the crowds. Enjoy drinking where only the locals drink. We may even stroll through a royal park in-between beers! We’ll also be swinging by several film locations where they filmed The Crown, Kingsman, Harry Potter and many more. Guaranteed to have you amazed and laughing throughout, you’ll be doing as the locals do and discovering a whole new side of London.

London: Gin Tour and Tasting at East London Liquor Company

7. London: Gin Tour and Tasting at East London Liquor Company

Cross the threshold of the distillery bar and a welcome drink will find its way to you in no time. You’ll then be whisked around the stills, where you'll see what on earth goes on inside those copper beauties, before being beckoned to the depths of the barrel room to taste your way through a full range of gins and vodka. If you know a good thing when you see it, then you’re in the perfect place to while your time away once your tour is over. The latest cocktail menu puts all the good stuff you’ve just sampled into action and if you’re feeling peckish, there's food in the restaurant too. Better yet, if the sun’s out (or you’re feeling brave), the outdoor terrace boasts an East End wisteria canopy that turns Chelsea Flower Show green with envy.

London: East End British Food & Drinks Private Walking Tour

8. London: East End British Food & Drinks Private Walking Tour

Eat and drink like a Londoner on this private dining tour of London's East End. Originally a neighborhood of immigrants, with a dark past associated with crime and poverty, today it is one of the best areas to dine in London. Visit five of the best pubs and taverns frequented by Londoners. Start your tour through the charming streets of East London and stop at one of the most interesting places in London: a café in the middle of a medieval church. Taste the most authentic British pastries accompanied by a classic tea or coffee. Next, it's time to try the classic London dish: fish and chips. Enjoy this dish with a cold beer while your local guide tells you the darkest stories of Jack the Ripper, a famous character from the 19th century who murdered his victims in the same area where your tour takes place. Visit one of the best pubs in London while you taste the typical "Scotch egg", a popular pub dish in Great Britain consisting of a hard-boiled egg inside sausage meat that has been shredded and baked or fried. Finally, sample the classic English pie, a traditional British dish consisting of a puff pastry filled with a rich sauce and slowly cooked meat or vegetables. Savor these pies served with a craft beer or wine in a beautiful English tavern with a buzzing atmosphere.

London: West End Beer Tasting Pub Tour

9. London: West End Beer Tasting Pub Tour

New York has its delis; Paris has its pavement cafés; and London has its pubs. Around 7,000 of them. The question is, which are the best ones to visit? Take this 4-hour pub tour for the answers! Local guides will lead you to the hidden gems of London's famous West End pub scene, and show you their favorite local haunts, all brimming with character and charm. You will learn the history of the West End and of British pubs as your crawl. Sample generous servings of the best beer in the capital at 5 different venues. It’s a great option for a before dinner tour, or if you are planning to catch a show in Theatreland. You will go off-the-beaten-track to visit spots that are London's real heart, and get a great grounding in what makes European and British beer the best in world.

London: Covent Garden Historic Pub Tour

10. London: Covent Garden Historic Pub Tour

With over 430 pubs to choose from in Westminster, you may wonder where to begin! Our tour will guide you to some of the oldest and the best, soaking in the historic atmosphere (and the ales) of Covent Garden on a drunken frolic through four centuries of alcoholic history. Over ales, lagers and ciders your guide will enthrall you with tales of duels, romance and adventure… all fueled by liquor. Learn how London’s tastes in drink and entertainment evolved from the rollicking parties of the Restoration through the gin craze of the Georgians to the temperance movement of the Victorian era. On this 2 and a half hour tour you will visit four famous pubs, stopping for a drink in each. At the end you are welcome to say and carouse through the evening and into the night, though we suggest you take heed of the wisdom of Winston Churchill who said “I have taken more from Alcohol than alcohol has ever taken from me.” Please note, drinks are not included in the cost of the tour. We recommend a half pint at each stop, though you are welcome to adapt this to your tastes and tolerance. An average pint in London costs £6-£8. Tee-totallers welcome! All pubs have a wonderful range of soft drinks. Please note, some of the venues on this tour do not have step free access. Please feel free to contact us to discuss any access needs.

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based on 65 reviews

Great tour, learned a lot and laughed a lot! Tom was our guide and he was great! Make sure you make eye contact when you cheers….trust me haha! Highly recommend this tour, I’ll be taking friends here and will likely repeat the tour!

Very warm, friendly and informative. Nice balance of historic info and fun. Our guide Sy was superb. Really brought the group together and was a very enjoyable afternoon and a fantastic way to meet new people.

Guided by “Danny Boy”, I spent the most enjoyable part of my vacation on this tour. I experienced 4 great Pubs and tasted very good beers. I plan to take this tour again on my next visit to London :)

Our guide, Tom, was an excellent guide. Easy to get along with and well versed in the history of Soho. And the bars were all top notch. Strongly recommend.

Loved the stroll through SOHO… our guide was personable and lively which enhanced the whole experience. Would highly recommend CHEERS