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Small-Group Tour: Historical Pub Walking Tour of London

  • Visit centuries-old pubs of cultural significance in a walking tour of London
  • Hear tales of the famous personalities who frequented these spots
  • Get insider tips and recommendations from your guide
Small-Group Tour: Historical Pub Walking Tour of London
From US$32,66
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Small-Group Tour: Historical Pub Walking Tour of London
From US$32,66
Get a local's perspective of London on a guided walking tour that introduces you to several of the city's most historic alehouses. Try local brews (own expense), see city sights, and hear stories of the legendary figures who were known to enjoy a few pints in the very same spots. The group is limited to 14 people for an intimate experience.
What to Expect
Meet your guide and small group in Central London. Admire such attractions as St. Paul's Cathedral and a one-time Shakespearian playhouse while walking toward your first stop.

Order a pint (own expense) in Blackfriars, one of London's oldest pubs, frequented by many members of London's banking industry who work nearby. Listen as your guide recounts tales of the local neighborhood.

Then, head to Fleet Street, famously the center of Britain's journalism industry, for a drink at a local boozer.

Afterward, slip down a side street into a 17th-century pub. Choose from a wide selection of ales and ciders on tap (own expense) and hear tales of the literary greats who frequented that very space—Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Charles Dickens, and Alfred Tennyson, to name just a few.

End your tour at Covent Garden with plenty of time (and inside tips) to continue the fun at another local pub.
Reviews (395)
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Reviewed yesterday
Great Afternoon with Our tour guide Eileen

What a fab afternoon we all had , our party was for 6 , Brian's 70th birthday treat Just as well we all wrapped up warm , we tried a few different ales but the Gin was the best in the last pub , the...More

Thank barbara h
Reviewed 2 days ago
Fabulous afternoon!

A fabulous afternoon with our Tour Guide Bridget. We started at St Paul’s and finished in Holborn. Between the two we were treated to an entertaining, fascinating and informative experience of some of London’s most historic locations plus visits to some of the City’s oldest...More

Thank LandyManKent
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing way to spend an afternoon in London

Took this trip with my son on a weekend visit to London and Dave our guide took us on a tour of unique drinking establishments between St Pauls and Covent Garden area. What an afternoon! Met some great folk and listening to the stories and...More

Thank Voyage807713
LiquidHistoryTours, Owner at Liquid History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Super review and huge thanks for joining our stroll through London's iconic Liquid History. Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour is incredible, we went to some great historic pub’s and Our guide, dave, is a legend. The guy knows a lot of things about the london’s history and gave us so much information!! Tks, Dave!!

Thank 205viniciusm
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fun afternoon filled with architecture, history, and beer

The guide for our tour was Chris. He took us to various pubs around the city, near the St. Paul Cathedral. The pubs we visited were amazing, each with their own idiosyncrasies that Chris pointed out to us. We were able to grab drinks at...More

Thank luluTravel17
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14 November 2018|
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Response from Wendy K | Reviewed this property |
I think it might vary. A couple of the planned pubs were closed to private parties on the day of our tour. We did go to 5 pubs though! The ones I can remember (lol) were: The Cockpit, Ye Ole Chesire Cheese, The Black Friar... More
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30 October 2018|
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Hello! Yes, you can book either directly with ourselves or through TripAdvisor/Viator as they use our live availability. If you have any difficulties then do just send us an email. Thanks!
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