The history of London over beer tastings
Wine & beer tasting

The history of London over beer tastings

Language: English
Availability: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 1 hour 30 minutes
Do this because
  • Visit some of the oldest pubs in London, including some frequented by Charles Dickens
  • Sample local beers and learn their long histories
  • Dunk yourself into the inimitable drinking culture of the British Isles
What to expect

For hundreds of years, life in London has played out in public houses where people come to eat, drink and be merry. This tour takes you to four public houses that have seen some of the city’s most famous characters pass through their doors and allows you to sample small glasses of their signature ales.

You'll discuss the Gunpowder Plot in the pub where it was planned, delve into the seedier side of London’s historic entertainment in a place that used to host cockfights, relive the Blitz in a pub that has long been frequented by journalists and raise a glass to Charles Dickens in one of his old favorite haunts.

At each of the four stops, you’ll taste the house’s specialty beer and learn what makes the preferred drink of Londoners unique to the rest of Europe. Aside from the pubs, you'll also see neighborhood landmarks like St. Paul’s Cathedral, Fleet Street and the Firemen’s Memorial.

Read more
What's included
  • Guided walking tour
  • Beer tasting at each pub
What's not included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up or drop-off
Where

100 St. Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8BU, UK

Meeting point:

Please meet your guide at the Queen Anne statue which is at the West Entrance of St. Paul 's Cathedral.

What to remember
  • Children under the age of 18 years are not allowed on this tour
  • Gratuities to guides are appreciated but never obligatory
  • Please note that you must arrive 10 minutes before the tour's departure time
  • If you wish to cancel your booking, please email info@takewalks.com at least 72-hours before your chosen tour time
Read more
When
  • This tour runs on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays
  • It departs at 3.00pm
  • The tour will last for 90 minutes
Read more
Provider
Walks LLC - London
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 72 hours before the activity begins.

You might also like

Bike Tours

Any real Londoner knows that Sunday is market day, and most importantly that East End is the place t...

Bike Tours

Discover the most interesting and juicy secrets of the royal family in this bike tour that will leav...

Day trips & excursions

Come along and visit Scotland's capital from London and explore the best that Edinburgh has to offer...

Music Tours

What better way to the beautiful city of London than from the back of a traditional black cab? If yo...

Transportation

Please mind the gap and welcome aboard the London Tube tour, a tour through the city and also throug...

Walking tours

In a city as historic as London, there are sure to be some skeletons hiding in closets, but what abo...