The craft beer revolution is well and truly alive at these craft beer pubs in London, so those in search of the best craft beers in London pubs and bars should work their way through this selection. Whether it's British, American or world beer you crave, these recommended craft beer pubs in London supply only the best as well as some unique finds on tap and by the bottle.
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The Bread and Roses is a vibrant pub on Clapham Manor Street that serves a variety of drinks including ethical micro-brewery beers. Owned by The Battersea and Wandsworth Trade Union Council (BWTUC) and run by the Workers Beer Company, Bread and Roses prides itself as a pub with a social consciousness.
68 Clapham Manor Street, Clapham, London, SW4 6DZ
The Bread and Roses offer a diverse programme of live events throughout the week including theatre productions, comedy nights and live music. The venue also serves street food by Chop and Chip.
(020) 7498 1779
BrewDog is craft beer bar from the Aberdeen-based brewery. It's located in Camden and serves all of their signature beers alongside an extensive range of bottled beer from around the world. A food menu of pizzas, burgers and cheese boards is also available.
113 Bayham Street, Camden, London, NW1 0AG
(020) 7485 6145
The Bull is situated on the outskirts of Highgate Village and offers well executed food and drinks served within a friendly environment. The Bull also features Gorgeous Brewery, an on site microbrewery serving a selection of craft beers.
13 North Hill, Highgate, London, N6 4AB
(020) 8341 0510
Craft Beer Co on Islington's White Lion Street is the groups forth site. They boast a comprehensive choice of cask ales, bottled beer and keg beers.
55 White Lion Street, Islington, London, N1 9PP
020 7278 0318
Hackney Wick's Crate brews several pale ales and lagers on-site to serve up on draught alongside delicious pizzas.
White Building, Unit 7 Queens Yard, 7 White Post Lane, Hackney Wick, London, E9 5EN
Craft beers are on keg from the likes of Camden Town and Redwell Breweries at this beauty of a Clapton boozer.
84 Upper Clapton Road, Clapton, London, E5 9JP
(020) 3058 1166
Brixton's Crown and Anchor has gained plenty of acclaim in its early days as a specialist craft beer pub. Expect Thornbridge, Dark Star and Redemption on rotation.
246 Brixton Road, Stockwell, London, SW9 6AQ
(020) 7737 7915
The Dean Swift is a contemporary pub that offers a variety of British meals and a huge array of craft beers. The Dean Swift also hosts weekly quiz nights and occasional live music, as well as showing the latest sporting events.
10 Gainsford Street, Bermondsey, London, SE1 2NE
(020) 7357 0748
Draft House Charlotte is the fifth venue to add to Charlie McVeigh's group of public houses. Expect a huge selection of real ales and craft beers alongside foot-long scratchings and Scotch eggs.
43 Goodge Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 2PJ
(020) 7323 9361
Hack and Hop is a stylish, locals pub that has a good selection of craft beers and fine wines. There is also a varied seasonal food menu at Hack and Hop with dishes such as chicken liver parfait; Carlingford oysters; and steak tartare with goose fat chips.
35 Whitefriars Street, City, London, EC4Y 8BH
(020) 7583 8117
Islington's Hops and Glory is a stylish craft beer pub that boasts a comprehensive choice of wheat beer, pale ale, porter and larger. The Hops and Glory also serves a concise selection of gourmet toasted sandwiches, meat platters and cheese boards.
382 Essex Road, Islington, London, N1 3PF
(020) 7226 2277
The Jolly Butchers is a contemporary pub that offers a variety of real ales, cider and beer as well as a small selection of wines. The food menu is compact and offers European and British dishes.
202-204 Stoke Newington High Street, Stoke Newington, London, N16 7JD
(020) 7241 2185
The King and Co is an independent freehouse offering a range of real ales, craft beers, interesting spirits and a carefully created wine list. The King and Co also features different chefs and street food traders taking over in the kitchen.
100 Clapham Park Road, Clapham, London, SW4 7BZ
(020) 7498 1971
75-89 Upper Walkway, Camden Lock Place, Camden, London, NW1 8AF
(020) 7284 0007
Lockside is situated in Camden Town and overlooks the lock and the west yard food market. There is a varied food menu at Lockside that makes good use of locally sourced produce. They offer a great range of cocktails from classics to signature choices and a strong selection of English craft beers.
Lockside hosts regular events including cabaret and DJ nights, live music and major sporting events such as the World Cup and Wimbledon.
At the famous east London brewery's tap room you can sample Hackney Hopster and Love Not War on keg or cask.
365-366 Warburton Street, Hackney, London, E8 3RR
(020) 7254 7174
20-26 Worship Street, City, London, EC2A 2DX
(020) 3873 4065
The Long Arm Pub and Brewery offers a unique craft beer experience serving six daily-changing beers, fresh from tank to glass. The venue itself has an contemporary, industrial feel with exposed concrete and brickwork, parquet flooring and Victorian tiling.
Lost and Co pay homage to craft beer brewers with their 'London brewery of the month' award as well as promoting the best in new British brewers.
160 Putney High Street, Putney, London, SW15 1RS
(020) 8780 2235
The Old Red Cow is a traditional style London pub that serves a good range of beers, including real ales, wines and spirits. Children are welcome when dining.
71-72 Long Lane, Smithfield, London, EC1A 9EJ
(020) 7600 6240
Strongroom Bar and Kitchen pride themselves on their individuality and their evolving niche and craft beer selection, look out for their monthly featured local breweries, and tap takeover and meet the brewer events.
120-124 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 3SQ
(020) 7426 5103
Zero Degrees is a trendy bar and restaurant that offers a varied choice of Mediterranean dishes and pizzas. Alongside the freshly prepared meals, they also offer hand crafted beers brewed by micro breweries.
29-31 Montpelier Vale, Blackheath, London, SE3 0TJ
(020) 8852 5619