London Magical Pubs: drink and explore! (Private tour)

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Duration - 2 hours

DKK 2,239 p.p. onwards

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Greater London, United Kingdom

Highlights
• Explore Pub where Elizabeth I used to dance
• Drink in the same pub where Charles Dickens used to drink
• Have a pint at the most well-known pub for journalists since 1667
• See the last surviving Victorian gin palace in London
• Discover extravagant religious-themed pub

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17:00

DKK 2,239
p.p. onwards

Itinerary
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Stop At: The Lamb, 94 Lambs Conduit Street Bloomsbury, London WC1N 3LZ England

You will start your tour from Victorian-style interior pub, where Charles Dickens used to drink. English Heritage describes the pub as “an exceptional piece of Victoriana”.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Crown Tavern, 43 Clerkenwell Green, London EC1R 0EG England

Continue your journey towards the tavern where Lenin used to drink before revolutionary matters took him to Russia. It is thought that he may even have conferred with Stalin on site. More recently it was the setting for a scene from Notes on a Scandal, starring Judi Dench and Cate Blanchett. There you will try a good pint of ale. ​

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Ye Olde Mitre, 1 Ely Court Ely Place, London EC1N 6SJ England

Afterwards, you will get to one of the most difficult to find of all the pubs. It’s unashamedly traditional (no TVs), and long may that continue. The previous clientele is rumoured to have included Elizabeth I (one story goes that she danced around a cherry tree that is still there). your guide will take to the most famous pub for journalists since 1667. Countless literary grandees and journalists – from Samuel Johnson and Dickens to the Fleet Street hacks of the 20th century – have occupied a nook or cranny in its labyrinthine interior. You will try a pint in the pub where beer cellars are former cells of the prison.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Blackfriars Bridge, London England

You will see the weird pub with the extravagance of its religious-themed art nouveau interior.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Seven Stars, 53 Carey Street, London WC2A 2JB England

One of the few places in the area to survive the Great Fire of London, the tiny Seven Stars pub now has more than four centuries of history behind it. Located just behind the Royal Courts of Justice, it is a natural stomping ground for the pinstripes of the legal profession.

Duration: 10 minutes

Terms & conditions

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


Additional info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers

Inclusions

  • Professional Tour Guide

Departure time

05:00 PM


Departure point

Charles Dickens Museum, 48-49 Doughty St, London WC1N 2LX, UK


Recent reviews

carladT1680UR   28th April 2022

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Mark was fantastic, the tour was super fun and informative! Four historical pubs in winding alleys that we never would have discovered on our own.

Alicia_M   21st August 2019

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Because it was a Sunday evening, many of the “typical” pubs were closed. But that didn’t stop my guide Dani. She was awesome, rerouted the tour and brought me to pubs that were indeed open. She knew so much about the London pubs, the lagers, the bitters and she knew pretty much everyone. Dani is someone that loves her job, and it shows. It was a perfect way to start my London trip!