The Craft Beer Company offers more than 400 different beers by the bottle alongside an extensive selection of cask ales and craft keg beers that are imported from across UK. No wonder that it has become the 'it' spot for beer in London! The beer selection has something for every palate with a fruity Clerkenwell Pale or a chocolate-like Dark Star - one visit not being enough to sample all of them. Food consists of quick bites like pasties and Scotch eggs. This is a highly recommended spot by popular newspapers and publications like The Guardian and The Telegraph, and is definitely worth a visit.
Specializing in South African, European and New World cuisine, Vivat Bacchus has been making the headlines ever since its inception. The stylish wine bar and fine food restaurant has been featured in newspapers and on daytime television in the UK as well as the world over. The menu changes on a regular basis, and the modern dishes are complemented by an extensive cellar of fine wines. Expert advice is offered by the professional wait staff to ensure you get the right combination. On Saturdays, some of the world's finest Jazz musicians provide lively entertainment.
Welcome to the Circus! It is a madhouse of fun, with tasty food, drinks, and live acts for your enjoyment. The Circus, situated in Covent Garden, known as the theater area of London, brings to you live cabaret performances each night, ensuring that your evening is memorable. It also has a cocktail bar with a variety of drinks, selected just for you. During the day, the venue is a bar where people hangout for drinks, and slowly by evening, it transforms into a live-wire venue of dancing and cabaret performances, that you can enjoy with cocktails. Sink into the choicest of Pan Asian cuisine cooked with finesse by renowned chef Andrew Lassetter. Allow the Circus to transport you into a world of pleasure and contentment and an evening well-lived.
Clamber down the steep, narrow staircase to cross the threshold of this Gothic-style 19th-century wine cellar- the oldest in London. Although located on busy Villiers Street, this institution of a wine bar (and former home of Rudyard Kipling) is preceded by an anonymous, even derelict-looking exterior. With nothing but a few cobweb-covered jars in a neglected window, only the faint lettering that begrudgingly spells the word 'Gordon's' invites you in. Downstairs, Londoners in the know huddle beneath low arches and antique clocks to enjoy wines from across the globe by candlelight. Besides the myriad of wines on offer, Gordon's has a noteworthy selection of sherry, port and Madeira served from wooden casks behind the bar. Also available is a variety of light dishes and continental cheeses with a generous hunk of French bread and butter.
At the Camden Town Brewery, patrons can taste some of the best local brews that the city of London has to offer. Try one of their house specialties, like the Camden Helles lager or grab a pint of one of their many seasonal beers. Though Camden Town does not serve food, there are several local food trucks that will occasionally stop by the brewery, so you can grab a bite with your beer.
Located in one of the most expensive areas of London, The Bull is a small brew pub that knows the importance of beer and takes care to treat the drink with respect! The bar owner Dan Fox formerly worked in The White Horse in Parsons Green - one of the best beer bars in the city. This is enough to put to rest all doubts and hesitations about the quality of drinks here. While they make their own beer, they also have other popular alcohol from across the world. One can choose the Beer Street with a bitter taste or a malty Vista. There is also the slightly fruity Skyline and Highrise. The beer an be combined with the delicious food to complete the meal. There are soups, Angus Beef burger, Smoked Trout Rillette and Roasted Lamb Rump. The venue can be hired for private events too.
Right in the heart of things, a short stroll away from the Houses of Parliament, this pub and ale-house radiates history. The Clarence is popular with visitors to the capital for its impressive collection of ales. The Clarence is named after William IV, who was once the Duke of Clarence and later became the King of England. In case you feel hungry you can enjoy some scrumptious British delicacies. Besides, you can also hire this venue to celebrate your special events.
Catering mainly to the capital's male office goers, head to Halfway To Heaven for an after-work drink or two. Open all week, every night hosts a different entertainment set, with cabaret and karaoke being the most popular. The look of it is that of a quintessential British pub, leather couches, dark-wood furnishings and a lovely patio to complete the inviting ambiance. Its proximity to Trafalgar Square and reasonably-priced drink list can be credited to its success.
Named after one of London's most famous fictional sleuths, the Sherlock Holmes is an easy name to remember, and one of the best traditional English bars in the capital to grab a pint and a bite to eat. Serving a host of traditional English dishes at reasonable prices, food is available in the downstairs bar, or from the upstairs restaurant, which is designed as a replica of Sherlock Holmes' study. In fact, the place is packed with Sherlock Holmes memorabilia, so fans of Arthur Conan Doyle's wily detective will have hours of nostalgic fun.
L'ulivo Leicester Square is a lovely Italian eatery in the neighborhood. It is set in a touristy area near to many attractions like the Leicester Square, Wyndham's Theatre, Prince of Wales Theatre and National Portrait Gallery. Their traditional fare is made fresh daily and has a home cooking style to it. Comforting and delicious, their food is reasonably priced. They have a la carte and Prix Fixe menu as well. Savor their dishes Lasagna Al Forno, Gnocchi Alla Sorrentina, Pollo Alla Parmigiana and Vitello con Prosciutto. Round off your meal with decadent desserts like Panna Cotta, Profiteroles and Wild Strawberry Cheesecake.
Step back into history as you enter the premises of the Princess Of Wales. Dating back to 1866, and named for a member of the British Royal Family, this pub offers a classic English ambience with soothing ales and wines. Choose from draught and bottled beer; white, red and sparkling wines and specially picked seasonal favorites. Delight in critically acclaimed ales and relish apple pies or fish and chips. The dimly-lit pub with elegant chandeliers will not disappoint those looking for an authentic British experience.