Walking tours

London History of Drinking and Pubs Tour

Availability: Saturdays
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English
Printed ticket only
Do this because
  • A tavern built by an architect of churches and cathedrals
  • The truth behind the legend of an Ale-Conner's leather trousers
  • The truth behind the legend of an Ale-Conner's leather trousers
  • Enjoy drinking on the site where Henry VIII's divorce was decided
What to expect

History of Drinking and Pubs Tour will have you raising a glass to this fair city’s historical pub treasures and its drinking culture. Whether you are visiting London for the first time or a local who enjoys discovering hidden gems and its secrets, our guide will help you to uncover the history of the pub in its many forms. From the simple alehouse to the city taverns, learn where the traditional ale got its start and why it is so loved by the English palate on this walking tour; filled to the brim for lovers of pubs and pints. Travel through history in two hours, learning about medieval brewing techniques and the inventive, and sometimes disgusting, ingredients that were once used.

A walking tour to quench the thirst of many, your guide will bring to life the history of drinking from one of London’s oldest pubs to establishments that have survived two world wars.

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What's included
  • Walking Tour
  • Passionate and professional english speaking guide
What's not included
  • Any drinks purchased during the tour
Reduced price

Senior citizen (60+)

Students 18-21 years old


Blackfriars Station, Queen Victoria St, London EC4V 4DY, UK

Meeting point:

North Entrance of Blackfriars Station - Queen Victoria Street, London, United Kingdom.

What to remember

This tour is only for adults, 18+

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