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Explore London's Historical Pubs

London, United Kingdom

Experience hosted by Amy

2 hours
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

No trip to London is complete without sipping on an ice-cold craft beer at a pub steeped in centuries of history. So let our guide complete your trip to London by taking you to pubs only locals know about, and revealing the secrets of London's history they contain.

You'll begin your tour at The Crown Tavern, once a concert hall and a significant location for Lenin, Stalin, and Judy Dench. Then, with the help of our guide you will find yourself entangled in the extraordinary history of Central London's famous pub scene, led you through the city's side streets and cobbled alleyways to visit seven influential pubs.

From the Great Fire to the French Revolution; bare-knuckle fights and prisoners to English royalty and global visionaries - our guide will tell you stories about London that will make your jaw drop and your sides split with laughter.

There is nothing like experiencing London's history through it's most British establishment. And of course, when in London's pubs... one must try the beer. So we'll be ending our tour at a special pub offering an impressive selection of craft and cask ales and beers - and a substantial gin collection to boot!
Other things to note
All guests must be over the legal UK drinking age of 18.
Please bring £10 if you would like to purchase a drink at the end.
No trip to London is complete without sipping on an ice-cold craft beer at a pub steeped in centuries of history. So let our guide complete your trip to London by taking you to pubs only locals know about, and revealing the secrets of London's history they contain.

You'll begin your tour at The Crown Tavern, once a concert hall and a significant location for Lenin, Stalin, and Judy Dench. Then, with the help of our guide you will fin…

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Meet your host, Amy

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Hi, we're Amy, Dominic, Matt, and Tom.

Dominic, Matt, and Tom (your guides) are experienced and incredibly well-reviewed tour guide with a passion for London's more unusual history - and of course it's pubs! Living and working in London, they have picked up a wealth of interesting stories about London's famous pubs, and they're dying to share them with you. If you want to learn something about London you can't hear anywhere else, she's your gal.

Amy is Child.org's Creative Events Producer. Thanks to her, 100% of the money from your tickets go to Child.org - an international development charity creating waves in the sector to give every child in Kenya an equal opportunity in life.

Check out some photos from our tours on Instagram at @remarkabletours
Hi, we're Amy, Dominic, Matt, and Tom.

Dominic, Matt, and Tom (your guides) are experienced and incredibly well-reviewed tour guide with a passion for London's more unusual history - and of course it's pubs! Living and working in London, they have picked up a wealth of interesting stories about London's famous pubs, and they're dying to share them with you. If you want to learn something about London you can't hear anywhere else, she's your gal.

Amy is Child.org's Creative…
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About the organization: Child.org



Child.org is no ordinary international development charity. It is an innovative, sector leading organisation that works to achieve one thing: an end to childhood poverty and inequality. From baby starter packs and pregnancy support groups in Kenya, to and agricultural support training and capacity building, Child.org does what works. Visit our website to take a look at our current projects.

This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Child.org.

Where you'll be

We will begin our tour at The Crown Tavern with a refreshing cask or craft ale, before exploring a series of unique and historically significant pubs in Central London. That's all we can reveal for now - join us on the tour to discover the best watering holes in the city and immerse yourself in London's history.
Mallory
March 2020
Dom was a great guide, he was excited to show us the pubs and was great at keeping conversation going. And our group even met up for dinner the next day. Great group.
Matthew
March 2020
The experience was great! Our guide was knowledgeable and the host helped me when there were minor scheduling problems, they were very accommodating and communicated well. I can't speak for everyone's expectations but my group started as a collection of strangers and by the end we all went out for dinner together (and met up the next night too!) Overall, it was fun and I'd recommend it to anyone.
The experience was great! Our guide was knowledgeable and the host helped me when there were minor scheduling problems, they were very accommodating and communicated well. I can't…
Alicia
March 2020
My first airbnb experience and it was really good! Tom was very knowledgable and friendly. It felt more personal than other similar tours and definitely better than a pub crawl. There were only 3 of us on the tour, all traveling solo and after it ended we went back to one of the pubs and hung out for 2 hours! Definitely would recommend for solo travelers.
My first airbnb experience and it was really good! Tom was very knowledgable and friendly. It felt more personal than other similar tours and definitely better than a pub crawl. Th…
Kelley
March 2020
This was a great experience, very worth doing. The guide Tom was excellent and made the tour really fun and informative. Ended up visiting at one of the pubs on the tour and had a great time, wouldn’t have found such an old unique place on my own.
This was a great experience, very worth doing. The guide Tom was excellent and made the tour really fun and informative. Ended up visiting at one of the pubs on the tour and had a…
Jo & James
February 2020
Great tour with Dominic. Learnt some interesting and quirky facts about iconic pubs in London and really felt like we only just scratched the surface. Keen to go find out more.
Akshay
February 2020
If someone really is into history this is a must do tour. A magnificent experience in perhaps the most historic city in the world

Things to know

Cancellation policy

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

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Alcohol

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

What to bring

Comfy walking shoes

A topped up Oystercard or travelcard valid on the Underground