DRINK WITH DICKEN: THE TOP 10 PUBS
Drink with Dickens… well, as close as you can get! This list of tips by CNN travel spotted by DATS features some of the oldest bars and pubs in London, including many taverns where this great writer went regularly!
YE OLDE MITRE
draughtbeer - unusual - authentic - €€
With seven real ales on tap, there’s no more authentic experience you could ask for! Sign up to their newsletter online for a free drink!
OLD BELL TAVERN
draughtbeer - tavern - classic - €
This traditional tavern prides itself on quality pub food and broad selection of real ales. Check out their beer showcase for the rest of autumn 2017!
LAMB & FLAG
local - tavern - cozy - €€
An old watering hole continues to serve up delicious food to tourists and locals alike! To grab a free drink just register online!
YE OLDE CHESHIRE CHEESE
traditional - historical - funnightout - €€
A famous four-level pub with dark and warm interior. The perfect atmosphere for those seeking an authentic experience!
draughtbeer - music - hip - €€
A delicious step up from traditional pub food with locally sourced ingredients. Stop by on Saturdays for Tap Takeover and Sundays for the Roast Menu!
traditional - sunset - hiddengem - €€
Spot the original 1620 takeoff point of the Pilgrim’s Mayflower ship from this cozy outdoor deck restaurant and bar!
THE GEORGE INN
unusual - culture - laidback - €€
One of the last coaching inns to survive throughout all of Europe! Check out a portrait of former patron, Shakespeare, in the second floor!
local - shabbychic - rustic - €€
A loud locals pub through and through, this spot also has upstairs seating for the tamer folk to gaze out at beautiful London bridges!
THE PROSPECT OF WHITBY
historical - view - design - €€
Covered in real masts, old barrels, and a rare pewter-topped bar, this pub pays tribute to its historic clientele of pirates and smugglers.
hiddengem - tavern - cool - €€
Now owned by Sir Ian McKellan (Lord of the Rings), there isn’t much else you could ask for from a historic boozers bar.