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Hidden Pubs of London

bar crawl

Hidden Pubs of London

114 reviews
Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3.5 hours
Group size
Up to 14 people
Hosted in
English
bar crawl

Hidden Pubs of London

bar crawl

Hidden Pubs of London

114 reviews
Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3.5 hours
Group size
Up to 14 people
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Join us for a 3hr historical stumble down the "street of shame". Starting in the shadow of the iconic St.Paul's cathedral, we explore the tiny backstreets and rambling courtyards the ancient City of London is famous for. We follow in the drunken footsteps of literary greats including Dickens, Shakespeare, Pepys & Johnson whilst pausing for a drink in at least 4 of the most historic pubs dating as far back as the 1500's. From discovering art nouveau gems to glamorous Victorian gin palaces we enjoy a variety of pub styles and breweries along the way. It's not a prescriptive tour, so you choose & pay for your drinks along the way. We're here to offer recommendations, and you can often "sip before you sup" with a few tasters on request from the bars along the way. This allows you to indulge as much or as little as you desire! Non-drinkers can soak up the history, and wine & gin-lovers are also well catered for. We usually finish up on the edge of Covent Garden perfect for theatre-land, restaurants and of course more pubs including one that claims to be the most haunted in London!

Your host

Learn more about Dave, John & Alfie (The Dog)

Dave, John & Alfie (The Dog)

With over 8 years experience leading historic pub tours, and a forthcoming illustrated guide to London's Top 50 pubs to be published in early 2020, you're sure to enjoy a truly historic afternoon with us exploring London's liquid history. We are John, Dave, Chris & Alfie (the dog) and are a small group of creative Londoners including award-winning designers, novelists & craft brewers sharing a few hours of London's liquid history alongside a few brews. A tongue in cheek, irreverent tour walking through the city's great history with a few cracking pub stops along the way. Cheers!

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Where you'll be

Sights passed include: - St.Paul's cathedral (Wren's iconic masterpiece) - Fleet Street (The Street of Shame...home to journalists & legal eagles) - The wedding cake church (St.Bride's) - Pass through the ancient heart of legal London - Hear the legend of Sweeney Todd - Royal Courts of Justice - Sir John Soanes Museum - 4-5 historic pubs incl. art nouveau gems, ancient alehouses, backstreet boozers, grand banking halls & Victorian gin palaces

This experience is available starting May 01, 2020

To protect the health and safety of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused through April 30, 2020 due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 14 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Guests lucky enough to look under 25 years of age should bring photo ID

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

What to bring

Money for drinks & snacks along the way

More tips

Guests are recommended to be over 18 years of age to enjoy the walk at its best. Anyone lucky enough to look under 25 years of age should bring photo ID. N.B. We have a small number of hosts running these walks so you might be meeting up with Chris, Annabelle, Rob or other in addition to Dave & John

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Dave, John & Alfie (The Dog)
Hidden Pubs of London
114 reviews
From $32/person
114 reviews
From $32/person