The essential guide to beer drinking in London, packed with detailed maps and easy-to-use listings to help beer lovers find the best places to enjoy a perfect pint while visiting the city Laid out by area, this indispensable guide includes a comprehensive listing of pubs serving the best British and international beers, wherever you happen to be in the UK's capital city. Features tell more about London’s rich history of brewing and the city's vibrant modern brewing scene where well-known brands rub shoulders with tiny micro-breweries. The venue listings include a variety of real ale pubs, bars, and other outlets with detailed information on opening hours, local landmarks, and public transport links to make planning any excursion quick and easy. Tasting notes are provided for key beers available in the area—both domestic brands and foreign favorites—and there are indexes to search for pubs close to museums, attractions, Underground stations, and 2012 Olympic venues.
A Guide to London's Most Interesting and Unusual Pubs
Author: Peter Haydon
Publisher: IMM Lifestyle Books
This thirst-inducing exploration of London's pubs offers the latest lowdown on 115 hangouts. It's easy to find the perfect place, as pubs are listed by special interest and organized by neighborhood, with maps guiding the reader to their chosen drinking hole. Every entry details the available ales on tap, highlighted by photographs that showcase the unique character of each destination.
This is the guide to CAMRA's favourite London pubs, chosen because these pubs sell traditional real ale, often brewed in the capital itself. The guide also points out the pub features you will want to discover on your trip around London: the architecture, personalities, history, local ambience and nearby attractions. This is the guide to CAMRA's favourite London pubs, chosen because these pubs sell traditional real ale, often brewed in the capital itself. The guide also points out the pub features you will want to discover on your trip around London: the architecture, personalities, history, local ambience and nearby attractions. Practical aids to getting you to the pub(s) of your choice include transportation details and street level maps. Each entry also provides information about opening times, travel details, food arrangements, parking, disabled and children's facilities. Plus the all-important range of beers. Feature articles in the book include a history of brewing in London and a guide to London's best pub food. Real ale and great food in London pubs with stories to tell. What could be better?
The Rough Guide to London is the ultimate travel guide to one of the world's most exciting cities. With full color throughout and dozens of photos to illustrate London's great buildings, iconic landmarks, and distinctive neighborhoods, this updated guidebook will show you the best the city has to offer, from Big Ben, the London Eye, and Olympic Park to markets and museums, gourmet restaurants, and hidden pubs. London has something for everyone--art galleries and shopping arcades, spacious parks and grand palaces--and The Rough Guide to London uncovers it all. Detailed color maps for each neighborhood, plus a tube map and practical information on all the essentials, make getting around easy. With chapters dedicated to the best hotels, restaurants and cafés, pubs and bars, live music and clubs, shops, theater, kids' activities, and more, you'll be sure to make the most of your time in this city with The Rough Guide to London. Series Overview: For more than thirty years, adventurous travelers have turned to Rough Guides for up-to-date and intuitive information from expert authors. With opinionated and lively writing, honest reviews, and a strong cultural background, Rough Guides travel books bring more than 200 destinations to life. Visit RoughGuides.com to learn more.
Now seen as something to taste, savor, travel for, and talk about, beer really is the new wine. This new, up-to-date edition of The Beer Book features every significant brewery in every significant brewing nation, and showcases new beers and specialist beers, as well as the classics. With a visual catalog of more than 800 breweries, whistle-stop beer trails, and key beer facts throughout, The Beer Book is the indispensable guide to the world's favorite drink.
Includes a description of each pub, a location map, and a list of beers found along with the date of the author's visit. This guide also contains colour photographs, contact details, articles related to real ale and football and comments from the regulars of the pub, and a cultural guide to each town.
This celebration of London's pubs is aimed at anyone with an interest in British history and architecture. The book features 120 of the capital's best-known drinking places, from oak-beamed, 16th-century taverns - often favoured meeting places for smugglers and villains - to the elaborate gin palaces of the Victorian age, each demonstrating London's rich cultural heritage from a new and dynamic perspective. Each entry offers a history of the pub's architectural evolution, its changing role through the centuries and its famous (and infamous) patrons. There is also practical information on location, opening hours, and food and drink selections.