The Windsor Castle in Kensington was built in the 1800s and is a lovely little pub. Made up of a collection of small bars with traditional oak wooden floors, panels, bar counters and furniture, it’s perfect for intimate drinks with close friends and lovers.
114 Campden Hill Road, Holland Park, London, W8 7AR
(020) 7243 8797
Zander Bar is nestled nicely within The Bank Restaurant and has a stylish and funky interior. It remains a popular venue due to its wide range of cocktails, vibrant atmosphere and delicious modern dishes on the bar menu.
45 Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London, SW1E 6BS
(020) 7630 6644
The Old Shades pub offers good British grub as well as variety of fish dishes. Their drinks list is also vast from ales to wine at more than reasonalbe prices.
37 Whitehall, Westminster, London, SW1A 2BX
(020) 7839 8577
25 Canonbury Lane, Islington, London, N1 2AS
(020) 7226 0955
The Four Sisters is a cocktail bar that has retained many original features from its roots as a pub. Nowadays there is a variety of drinks available including innovative signature choices such as a Santiago sour or the American Ruminate.
The Dublin Castle is an intimate, cosy venue with 3 or 4 bands playing every week. Its stage has been the lauch pad to fame for dozens of Bands including Madness, Travis, Arctic Monkeys and others.
94 Parkway, Camden, London, NW1 7AN
The venue also has a full range of beers, wines, spirits and cocktails on offer. The crowd is very mixed. Punks, Indie Kids, young and mature. The ambience is cool. Everyone is into music, fashion or each other.
(020) 7485 1773
Black Lion is a lovely traditional pub on the river Thames in Hammersmith serving excellent seasonal food and pub classics with modern twists. Monday night film club, curry nights, acoustic Thursday and pub quiz on Sundays. Great atmosphere and families very welcome.
2 South Black Lion Lane, Hammersmith, London, W6 9TJ
(020) 8748 2639
Black Lion is situated in a listed building and has a traditional pub atmosphere in Kilburn. The venue includes a small beer garden.
274 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London, NW6 2BY
(020) 7624 1424
The Island Queen is a true London pub found on Islington's Noel Road. Here you can dine on traditional food that is cooked freshly to order as well as sampling a fine selection of real ales and beers in a warm and friendly ambiance.
87 Noel Road, Islington, London, N1 8HD
(020) 7354 8741
The Pitcher and Piano is part of a chain of pubs that can be found throughout central London. This branch has a big screen to watch sports on and there is seating outside for the warmer months
11 Bridge Street, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 1TQ
(020) 8332 2524
The Nags Head offers a range of beers, wines and spirits. The Nags Head also serves a choice of traditional English food.
10 James Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8BT
(020) 7836 4678
The Royal Oak is a traditional London pub bursting with character and charm. They have a variety of beers and a delicious array of hearty pub meals.
44 Tabard Street, London, SE1 4JU
(020) 7357 7173
The Pineapple is a refurbished Victorian pub with its original frontage. On the menu is traditional roast dinners on Sundays and authentic Thai cuisine throughout the rest of the week.
51 Leverton Street, Kentish Town, London, NW5 2NX
(020) 7284 4631
The Swan Tavern is a family-friendly Wimbledon pub with plenty of dishes on a broad food menu, as well as a wide selection of drinks. An outdoor garden area is also available in the summer.
89 Ridgway, Wimbledon, London, SW19 4SU
(020) 8946 1652
With an idyllic location, great food, a cracking selection of beers and a friendly local spirit, the Sun Inn is a shining example of an idealistic local.
7 Church Road, Barnes, London, SW13 9HE
(020) 8876 5256
The Friend At Hand is a traditional pub with a contemporary edge and comes complete with a large screen that shows sporting events.
4 Herbrand Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1N 1HX
(020) 7837 5524
The Dog House is an intimate, cosy venue with a wide selection of dishes available across its food menu. The venue also has a full range of beers, wines, spirits and cocktails on offer.
293 Kennington Road, Kennington, London, SE11 6BY
(020) 7820 9310
The Nell Gwynne Tavern is named after the mistress of Charles II, who came to London as an orange seller and ended up on the stage. Here they serve a variety of drinks including a wide choice of real ales.
2 Bull Inn Court, Strand, London, WC2R 0NP
(020) 7240 5579
The Old China Hand is no longer a traditional pub. It has contemporary oriental decor, reflecting the managers long association with Hong Kong. There is a huge selection of craft beers and English wines and every product is either family or privately owned.
8 Tysoe Street, Clerkenwell, London, EC1R 4RQ
(020) 7278 7678
The Windmill serves good gastropub style food with Italian influences. You can choose from a variety of beers, wines or spirits to accompany your meal.
27 Tabernacle Street, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 4DE
(020) 7786 9681
The Noble is a quirky gastropub with a delicious and organic food menu as well as a variety of drinks.
29 Crouch Hill, Finsbury Park, London, N4 4AP
(020) 7281 7444
The Normbany offers a stylish pub which has a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Their menu is packed full of British dishes all of which are cooked freshly to order. If you fancy a challenge, they host a quiz every Monday night and a poker night on Thursdays.
231 Putney Bridge Road, Putney, London, SW15 2PU
(020) 8874 1555
Established for over 70 years, Elysee is one of the oldest Greek restaurants in London. The ground floor restaurant has a lively atmosphere as live music is regularly hosted while the first floor restaurant is relaxed and intimate.
13 Percy Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 1DP
(020) 7636 4804
Etcetera is a busy bar and cafe on Stoke Newington High Street that offers a variety of drinks and meals. Etcetera also holds regular live music.
86 Stoke Newington High Street, Stoke Newington, London, N16 7PA
(020) 7249 8582
The Jolly Woodman is a traditional local pub on Chancery Lane serving British pub food and sandwiches. A selection of drinks are available and a beer garden is located to the rear.
9 Chancery Lane, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 6NR
(020) 8663 1031
Ku is a stylish bar and club offering a wide selection of cocktails, pitchers, beers, wines and spirits. With impressive decor and a friendly crowd, Ku is a quality watering hole for those in central London.
30 Lisle Street, Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7BA
(020) 7437 4303