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Relax with a pint and a pub lunch in these cosy London pubs.

The Thomas Cubitt, London

Named after London’s legendary master builder, the Thomas Cubitt on Elizabeth Street in the heart of Belgravia is a lively country house style gastro pub, serving top n ...

The Cow, Westbourne Grove

The Cow saloon bar and dining rooms is truly a hidden gem situated in Notting Hill but far enough out from the centre to only be visited by those in-the-know. London’s ...

The Flask, Hampstead

The Flask is tucked away on a pretty pedestrianised side street in the heart of Hampstead. Many of its beautiful preserved Victorian features from the tiling on the faca ...

The Westbourne, Westbourne Grove

Situated on the corner of one of Notting Hill’s most popular streets sits The Westbourne. A people spotting haven, it regularly reaches full-capacity on balmier evenin ...

The Dove, Hammersmith

A public house has stood on this site since the seventeenth century and over the years it has been frequented by some of the finest figures in English history. The poet ...

The Star Tavern, Belgravia

This tidy, elegant pub is recognised as one of the best in Belgravia, and was famed in the 1960s for its criminal and showbiz clientele. Legend has it that the Great Trai ...

Admiral Cordington, London

Tucked away not far from South Kensington tube is the delightful Admiral Cordington pub, serving exceptional food in comfortable surroundings. This bustling Chelsea bar ...

Fox & Grapes

The Fox and Grapes has been through a few incarnations in previous years, but has now settled into be a great gastro pub. The drinks menu is imaginative and the food deli ...

The Ladbroke Arms, Notting Hill

Tucked away from the crowds is the charming Ladbroke Arms in Notting hill. The pub has won awards for its fine display of hanging flowers and has a tasteful interior welc ...

Churchill Arms, Notting Hill

The Churchill Arms was built in 1750 and in the 1800s, Winston Churchill's Grandparents were regular visitors, which eventually led to the naming of the pub after World W ...

Inn 1888, Marylebone

Built in 1898, this Victorian pub is immaculately restored boasting plenty of original features. Visit Inn 1888 for a welcoming atmosphere and amazing food. ...

New Moon, Shoreditch

New Moon mixes a traditional pub feel with modern dining. You can find this gem in Shoreditch. ...

Spread Eagle, Shoreditch

The Spread Eagle in Hip Shoreditch is a lively pub and bar. Inside is a colourful miss-match of old picture frames and odd chairs and flowers hanging from the ceiling, th ...

The Barley Mow, Shoreditch

The Barley Mow is a small pub full of personality. Located in trendy Shoreditch, its oak clad interior and vibrant pop-up kitchen attracts punters from all around. ...

Far Rockaway, Shoreditch

With an emphasis on seasonal ingredients, the menu changes regularly and features classic British dishes. A short stroll to Regent’s Park and the delights of Marylebone ...

The Coach Makers, City of Westminster

The Coach Makers in Marylebone is a stylish and spacious pub with a great menu to match. With real ales on tap and a good selection of Gins too. ...

Golden Eagle, Marylebone

A traditional no frills pub in affluent Marylebone. The Golden Eagle offers a quintessentially British experience with real ale, piano sing alongs and quaint decor. ...

The Old Shoreditch Station

Created out of an old decommissioned train station is The Old Shoreditch Station. Spread out over three rooms the venue opened in 2002 as Shoreditch's first coffee shop. ...

Old Coffee House, Soho

Unfussy and friendly is how fans of the Old Coffee House describe this trusty Soho pub. Handy for several theatres, the swanky shops of Regent Street and colourful Carnab ...

Topolski, London

Tucked under the arches of Hungerford Bridge moments from Waterloo Station is award-winning Topolski – a café-bar in the former Topolski art studio. Relaxed by day, it ...

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