London Pubs Named After Fictional Characters  Londonist

Dotted around our fair city are plenty of pubs with chin-stroke-inducing names. A plethora of these reference obscure traditions. Some tell of unusual past lives ...


Bid to raise cash for '50 best London pubs' tour guide book  MorningAdvertiser.co.uk

Time is running out to donate funds to help publish an illustrated guide to some of the capital's best pubs. Tour company Liquid History hope to raise £5,000 so it ...


The London pub offering a free Christmas meal to lonely people  The Independent

Last year, a guy came up to me at the end and said it was the first time he'd had a Christmas dinner with somebody else for 17 years.” This will be the fourth time ...


Waltham Forest area guide: Best restaurants, pubs, bars and more  Evening Standard

If there's one place you really need to get to know in 2019, it's Waltham Forest. Recently named as London's first Borough of Culture, the area is set to celebrate ...


Customers' shock as London pub chain charges £28 for two cauliflower 'steaks'  Daily Mail

The London pub chain Young's has outraged punters with its Veganuary promotion charging a whopping £28 for cauliflower - the same price set for two 6oz ...


Can pubs stand many more Dry Januarys?  BBC News

The abstinence campaign may be good for our health but it has left pubs and brewers feeling nervous.


12 Of The Best Places To Watch The 2019 Super Bowl In London  Londonist

The 53rd Super Bowl takes place on 3 February 2019, but if you can't make it to Atlanta's Mercedez-Benz Stadium, book yourself into one of these London sports ...


James Goddard enjoys pint with supporters at central London pub as Brexit campaigner 'released on bail after arrest over incident in Westminster'  Evening Standard

A leading 'yellow vest' Brexit campaigner was released on bail yesterday after being arrested on a public order offence relating to an incident in Westminster, ...


Super Bowl 2019: Where to watch the NFL in London  Evening Standard

The NFL season comes to a dramatic close on Sunday February 3, with Super Bowl LIII taking place in Atlanta. The winners of the American Football ...


Ei sells £348m pubs portfolio to cut debt mountain  Evening Standard

Pubs group Ei on Friday agreed to sell hundreds of properties to a US hedge fund for £348 million. The firm said 370 of the 412 sites in its commercial property ...


Vegan parties boost sales at the City Pub Group  Evening Standard

A “surprising” number of businesses decided to host vegan Christmas parties, according to the City Pub Group, which on Wednesday cheered sales growth.


Things To Do Today In London: New Year's Day - 1 January 2019  Londonist

Stave off that hangover with walks, dancing and the New Year's Day Parade.


The Bull Islington: A Pub Revamp Putting Vegans First  Londonist

We're finding it hard, fixing on an order. There are two of us, and too much menu to cover, and all of it sounds alluring. Which wouldn't be strange, except that ...


Pubs are giving away 45,000 free drinks across the UK this January  Evening Standard

Pubs across the UK are attempting to draw in punters this January with thousands of free drink giveaways. Up to 45000 free beverages will be on offer as part of ...


The best bars to watch London's New Year's Eve fireworks from  Evening Standard

It's almost that time of year again, when the city's sky bursts with colour to welcome in the new year. Tickets for London's New Year's Eve fireworks may have sold ...


If you are looking for a JD Wetherspoon pub in Nottingham or beyond - here's where you'll find them  Nottinghamshire Live

Looking for a Wetherspoon's near you? Here's a list of all of the chain's pubs in Nottinghamshire.


The Great British Bake Off winner Candice Brown is opening a new pub  Daily Mail

The Great British Bake Off star Candice Brown is opening her own pub The Green Man in Eversholt, Bedfordshire in mid-February.


Little Nan's Bar is launching an 'Eastenders' obsessed south London pub  Time Out

Hold onto your crochet hats! Little Nan's – the fun-time bar group with outposts in Deptford and Fitzrovia both made to look like a grandmother's front room – is ...


Boxer shot dead inside Doncaster pub in 'drive-by shooting'  The Independent

A 21-year-old man has been shot dead at a pub in a suspected “drive-by shooting” in South Yorkshire. Tom Bell, who has been described as a “talented boxer”, ...


Pucci, London: 'We revelled in nostalgia' – restaurant review  The Guardian

If you enjoy large helpings of schmaltz with your pizza, head straight for Mayfair's Pucci. By Jay Rayner.


Wetherspoons bans all European wine and string of popular beers on the orders of pro-Brexit boss Tim Martin  The Sun

THE Brexit-backing boss of Wetherspoons has called time on the pub chain selling most European wines and beers – and customers don't seem to mind.


This is the 'best kept pub' in Gloucestershire which has a chef trained by Gordon Ramsay  Gloucestershire Live

The owners of a pub who aimed to 'put it back on the map' when they took over are thrilled to have won an award. Jules Hanks, partner at The Kilkeney at ...


London stabbing: Barking knife attack outside pub leaves man in hospital | Daily Star  Daily Star

A MAN was knifed in the face outside a pub in east London on Friday night as the capital's violent crime epidemic shows no sign of slowing down.


Things To Do This Week In London: 26-31 December 2018  Londonist

Events in London between Christmas and New Year.


Win a VIP weekend at Tom Kerridge’s Pub in the Park festival  Evening Standard

Pub in the Park is a celebration of great food, award-winning pubs and live music. The 2019 tour will see the festival visit eight locations across the UK including ...


The history behind the Wetherspoons pub names in the Black Country  Birmingham Live

Whatever you want, they've got it and it's at an amazingly cheap price, which is why we love them.


Licensee challenges 'out of control' pubs code adjudicator with legal action crowdfund  MorningAdvertiser.co.uk

A north London licensee has launched a crowdfunding campaign to mount a High Court challenge to pubcos and the pubs code adjudicator over the beer tie.


People are angry that a pub was charging £14 for a cauliflower 'steak'  Metro.co.uk

A national pub chain has sparked outrage after charging £28 for two meals featuring cauliflower 'steaks' as the main event. That's £14 each. For a slice of ...


Celtic star Oliver Burke looks like a pub player and is never good enough - Hotline  Daily Record

Anthony Haggerty took your calls after an action-packed Scottish Cup weekend.


Why heading to London’s pubs is the perfect way to see the city  Evening Standard

The humble London pub has long been a refuge for the city's weary workers, foodies, creative types — from artists to p*** artists — sports fanatics and everyone ...


Theatre pubs: Where to go for drinks before a show in London  Evening Standard

London is the best place for theatre in the world and no trip to the West End is complete without a pre-show tipple. The city is full of fantastic theatre pubs, waiting ...


The 15 best Sam Smith’s pubs in London, ranked  Evening Standard

When it comes to authentic drinking experiences in London, Sam Smith's pub can be pretty hard to beat. The beer might be made up in north Yorkshire, but the ...


How To Drink Your Way Through The Rainbow At London's Pubs And Bars  Londonist

How to drink your way through the rainbow in London's pubs and bars. Red: Old Red Cow (Smithfield). Image via Old Red Cow. 71-72 Long Lane London EC1A ...


This Ferrari is covered in a London “tube map”  IanVisits

Want to see a Ferrari sports car covered in a London Underground style tube map? Here's one for you. London Underground's tube map is such an instantly ...


Vegan beer London: Best pubs to drink at during Veganuary  Evening Standard

Looking to raise a glass in celebration during Veganuary? You might just want to double-check what it is you're drinking. It's not just food choices that people ...


This is the cheapest pint of beer you can buy in a London pub  Evening Standard

While London is blessed with one of the best pub scenes in the world, the beer — sadly — isn't always affordable. In fact, the average price of a pint is around ...


Developer gains permission to knock down Bognor Regis pub and replace it with flats  Chichester Observer

Proposals to demolish a pub in Bognor Regis and replace it with up to ten flats have been approved - but there appears to be no immediate closure planned.


The Best London Pubs With Private Function Rooms To Hire  Londonist

When you're planning a party in London you're spoilt for choice. If you're like us, what you really want is a great pub with good drinks on offer and a quirky or ...


Notting Hill cheap eats: Best food under £10  Evening Standard

From Hugh Grant's floppy fringe to the feathered headdresses of carnival performers, Notting Hill is many parts of London rolled into one. The vibrant variety to ...


A Fictional Pub Crawl Of London  Londonist

Some of London's finest — and indeed most notorious — pubs never actually existed. From speakeasies frequented by wizards to bars that get blown to ...


London's 10 Best Pubs By The River Thames  Londonist

We've tried them all, many times, and these are our favourites.


New Year’s Eve pubs London 2018: Best NYE parties happening at pubs in the capital  Evening Standard

London will be livelier than ever on December 31, with thousands hitting the capital's nightspots to celebrate New Year's Eve. For some though, the idea of ...


Hammersmith stabbing: 39 attempted murder arrests  BBC News

Thirty-nine people at a house party were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed in west London. The man, thought to be in his ...


London's best pubs for live music gigs  Evening Standard

The pub is great for so many things: catching up with friends, watching live sport, getting thoroughly sozzled and, as luck would have it, watching a gig. Many of ...


The best cheap pubs in London  Evening Standard

Whether it's the weekend before payday or you've been a little carefree with the contactless this month, not being able to afford the pub is a problem Londoners ...


10 Pubs Packed With History In Central London  Londonist

Writer and tour guide Robert Kingham — one half of Minimum Labyrinth — has spent too long in the pubs of WC1, taking in parts of Bloomsbury, St Pancras, ...


Things to do in Paddington: Best restaurants, pubs, bars and more  Evening Standard

GO London area guides are comprehensive, trustworthy round-ups, covering everything you need to know about the city's most vibrant neighbourhoods.


London's Pub Theatres: Mapped  Londonist

London is a goldmine of quality theatre. Just take a look at all the amazing shows on right now. And we're not just talking about the glittering (and often ...


Hackney is nation’s pubs capital as it bucks closures trend  Evening Standard

Hipster hotspot Hackney has defied the UK trend of pub closures since the turn of the millennium, the Office for National Statistics said on Monday. Since 2001 ...


Capital Confidential: Davos departure for Andrea Orcel  Financial News

Andrea Orcel misses out on the World Economic Forum as well as his dream job; Boris Johnson's merits as a barman; and a Deutsche Bank report gets an the ...


London’s best pubs near train stations: Where to drink in Victoria, Paddington, Waterloo and more  Evening Standard

There are many occasions that call for a pint at a railway station. Just finished an arduous journey? Have a pint. Waiting for a train? Have a pint. Waiting even ...


6 London bound teams to take over Pubs  NFL.com

Meet fellow fans of your team at our NFL themed pubs this Autumn. They've taken over London ��. The @Seahawks and @Raiders have been in fine ...


Billboard campaign reminds voters of MPs' Brexit promises  The Guardian

Billboard posters featuring quotes by Theresa May and Brexiter MPs have gone up around Dover as part of a “guerrilla advertising” campaign designed to ...


The Best Pubs With Live Irish Music  Londonist

What's the craic? There are over 175,000* people who classify themselves as Irish living in London, and many of them love to listen to traditional Irish music.


Going solo: the chefs who work on their own  The Guardian

We're used to seeing bustling restaurant kitchens – but what's it like to be the only one behind the pass? Four chefs tell of the ups and downs of doing all the ...


Things to do in Angel and Islington: The best restaurants, pubs, bars and more  Evening Standard

GO London area guides are comprehensive, trustworthy round-ups, covering everything you need to know about the city's most vibrant neighbourhoods.


A Circle Line Pub Crawl  Londonist

Over three years, I went on the hunt for the best pub in the immediate area of each of the 270 London Underground stations. Using this knowledge, I've pulled ...


London pubs in film: from Snatch to the Long Good Friday  Evening Standard

Iconic landmarks like King's Cross and Westminster Bridge have featured in countless films down the years and Londoners are well-accustomed to seeing the ...


How Many Red Lions Are There In London?  Londonist

The Red Lion is the commonest pub name in Britain, but in London?


A London-based writer slammed Widnes as 'a hole' - but local residents weren't having it  Liverpool Echo

"Is it a utopia of outstanding natural beauty and social harmony? Absolutely not, but it's home"


What's Open In London On Christmas Day 2018?  Londonist

Cafes, pubs and tourist attractions open on 25 December.


The Best Pub Grub in London | Scotch Eggs, Sausage Rolls and Chip Butty  Eater London

London's best pubs serve sausage rolls, scotch eggs, chips, sandwiches and more to soak of pints of Guinness, craft beer, IPA and cask ale.


Haunted pubs in London: 13 of the spookiest  HELLO! Magazine

Amp up your Halloween activity this year with a visit to one of London's most haunted, spooky pubs. Forget a Halloween party and don your most stylish ...


London's Best Riverside Pubs London's best riverside pub, running along the Thames from south east London  The Resident

London's Best Riverside Pubs, from Woolwich in south east London, through the Docklands, Greenwich, Embankment, Battersea and Putney in south west ...


Where to drink German beer in London: The best beer halls, pubs and more  Evening Standard

Oktoberfest might now be a fading memory, but London's taste for German beer is an all-year obsession. The capital has a number of spots dedicated to hoppy ...


Young's pubs London are giving away free pints of beer  Evening Standard

Londoners can bag themselves a free pint this month, after Young's pubs announced a new giveaway. The pub group is celebrating its 187th birthday by treating ...


Tim Martin brings Wetherspoon Brexit message to Ipswich | Latest Ipswich News  Ipswich Star

Wetherspoon boss and keen Brexiteer Tim Martin has taken his “no deal” message on Europe to The Cricketers pub in Ipswich as part of a national tour.


London loses one pub a week, according to new figures  BBC News

Half of all small pubs in London disappeared in the last 17 years new figures reveal.


Things to do in Bank: The best restaurants, pubs and more  Evening Standard

GO London area guides are comprehensive, trustworthy round-ups, covering everything you need to know about the city's most vibrant neighbourhoods.


The Best Vegan And Vegetarian Roast Dinners In London  Londonist

Perfectly-crisped roast potatoes, fluffy Yorkshire puddings, oodles of vibrant vegetables and lashings of gravy. Add some meat to the mix and you've got the ...


Historic Rotherhithe pub closes but landlords who faced Christmas eviction find new home  Southwark News

The long-standing publicans of Rotherhithe's China Hall closed their doors on Tuesday night – marking the end of a thirty-five years stint serving pints to the ...


CAMRA Good Beer Guide: The 16 best pubs in the UK have been revealed  Evening Standard

The Campaign for Real Ale, CAMRA, has revealed their selection of the best pubs in the UK as part of its search for the National Pub of the Year. The list ...


London's Record-Breaking Pubs: Highest, Smallest, Priciest...  Londonist

From the oldest to the smallest, we round up some of the record-breaking pubs of London. Oldest pub building. There is no definitive 'London's oldest pub', ...


The Churchill Arms Christmas display: Kensington pub unveils stunning festive exterior featuring 97 Christmas trees  Evening Standard

One of the most colourful pubs in London has received a stunning festive makeover just in time for Christmas. The Churchill Arms in Kensington has revealed its ...


London pubs are handing out free drinks next week  Evening Standard

To celebrate National Pub Fortnight, London pubs across the capital will be giving away free drinks this month. More than 2500 pubs across the UK will ...


The week in classical: The Queen of Spades; La traviata – review  The Guardian

A relentlessly heavy-handed concept can't detract from the glorious music-making in Royal Opera's The Queen of Spades.


11 of the best pubs in Wimbledon  The Resident

The best pubs in Wimbledon for sports fans, brunch, dinner and everything in between - including watching the Wimbledon tennis championships.


London's quirkiest pubs: from boozy canal boats to secret ale houses  Evening Standard

Londoners are totally spoiled for choice when it comes to traditional pubs, with old-school boozers dotted far and wide across the capital. However, traditional ...


london mayor Sadiq Khan creates 'pro-pub planning strategy' in response to the loss of 3,540 London pubs  MorningAdvertiser.co.uk

After figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed that London loses one pub per week, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has called for the ...


Curious tales from three historic London pubs  The Telegraph

Curious tales from three of the city's most storied public houses, all of which remain open to drinkers.


Beckham buys London pub with Guy Ritchie for £3m  The Drinks Business

Beckham, 43 is buying the Walmer Castle, in Notting Hill, near his family home in Holland Park with good friend the film director Guy Ritchie. They've paid £3 ...


City worker banned from every London pub for racist attack  The Telegraph

A city worker has been banned from every pub in Greater London after a judge ruled he cannot handle his drink. Robert Tolley, a father-of-two who works as a ...


London pub and restaurant sales grew 2.5 per cent in October, compared with a 0.5 per cent fall in UK, according to the Coffer Peach Business Tracker  City A.M.

Pub and restaurant groups in the capital delivered “relatively healthy” like-for-like sales in October, but growth remained flat across the rest of.


My Pub: the Famous Three Kings, Fulham, west London  MorningAdvertiser.co.uk

It's rare to come across a manager who's won three titles on the spin on these shores. Paul Eastwood, however, has led the team at the Famous Three Kings to a ...


Fuller's sells historic west London pub  MorningAdvertiser.co.uk

The brewery said the Angel pub in Hayes did not fit with its future vision anymore. The pub was rebuilt in 1926 and designed by Nowell Parr, one of the leading ...


The 50 best UK pubs | Travel  The Guardian

The pub is a great British invention. Here, experts pick their favourites for Sunday lunch, picturesque settings, craft beer, history and more. All (but one) are child- ...


East London publican to relaunch two Leytonstone pubs  BigHospitality.co.uk

Seasoned pub landlord Ronnie Finch is relaunching two east London pubs with a former Caprice Holdings and Mark Hix chef taking care of the food. Finch, who ...


The Reader: Councils must get tough to protect our historic pubs  Evening Standard

Further to your recent article [“Anger as 165-year-old East End pub that survived the Blitz is flattened by developer,” September 28], the wholesale demolition of ...


This Colourful Lego Bar Opens In London Next Year  Londonist

A bar dedicated to all things Lego is opening in London in 2019. The Brick Bar opens at a secret location in Shoreditch (for the punning potential, we've got our ...


London pub brews mince pie beer  MorningAdvertiser.co.uk

A pub will serve a mince pie-flavoured beer to "bring Londoners a glass of festive nostalgia" during the Christmas period. The Mince Pie-PA, infused with real ...


In London, eat your way through the history — and future — of fish and chips  Bend Bulletin

Frank Dobson Square is no place to linger, even on a warm October day. This brick-paved chunk of East London has seen better days, not least because its ...


Wetherspoons in London: Every pub in Zone 1, ranked from best to worst  Evening Standard

One word is all it takes to warm the cockles of any budget-conscious drinker's heart: Spoons. The world has changed a lot since the first JD Wetherspoon pub ...


Things to do in Kensington: The best restaurants, bars, pubs and more  Evening Standard

GO London area guides are comprehensive, trustworthy round-ups, covering everything you need to know about the city's most vibrant neighbourhoods.


England cricket legend reopens London pub  MorningAdvertiser.co.uk

Gatting captained and played for both Middlesex and England, retiring from first-class cricket in 1998. Fuller's owned sports pub the Pavilion End, in the City of ...


The 50 best pubs in London  Evening Standard

In the guts of it, being British has something to do with romanticising the unromantic. I just did it; some big part of Britishness is loving things that are a little bit ...


London’s Best Sunday Roasts | Where to Go Out for a Sunday Roast  Eater London

The restaurants and pubs in London that serve the finest versions of Britain's most iconic meal — roast beef, roast chicken, potatoes, gravy, the works.


My Pub: the Phoenix Artist Club, Soho, central London  MorningAdvertiser.co.uk

Considered one of Soho's hidden gems, the Phoenix Artist Club is one of London's last remaining independently owned and operated venues – as well as being ...


Alpine lodge-inspired pub to become Hippo Inns' 12th London site  MorningAdvertiser.co.uk

Ei Group managed investment business Hippo Inns will open its 12th pub, the White Haus, in central London, next month (November). The alpine-themed ...


Meet The Londoners Who Stripped Off For The No Trousers Tube Ride  Londonist

"The first time I did the No Trousers Tube Ride, a man in his sixties sitting opposite me said sternly: 'Young man! What are you doing in your pants?' I told him ...


London pub bosses on how to keep the great British pub tradition alive  Evening Standard

With Brexit uncertainty, ever-tightening licensing laws and younger generations staying.