St Georges Day Bars in London
April 23rd is a very good day for slaying dragons so we hear. However, if like us, you prefer to leave that sort of thing to St. George - because he’s the boss, then why not toast his heroic efforts in some of the capitals best pubs and bars. Here’s our recommended list of the best St. George’s Day bars and pubs in London, to ensure you have a jolly good knees up!
2 Bateman Street, Soho, London, W1D 4AE
(020) 3879 9244
Located a stones throw from Soho Square, Simmons in Soho is a popular late night bar serving cocktails in tea cups and sports funky decor.
- Modern art work decor throughout the venue.
- Hosts a range of residential DJ sessions.
- Broad range of signature cocktails.
- Serves a variety of real ales.
- Famed happy hour deals from 4PM-9PM.
More St Georges Day Bars in London
Enjoy a fine selection of alcoholic beverages at this traditional British boozer with a thoroughly modern attitude in Fitzrovia. Sup a selection of real ales or imported beers, whilst imaging what a dragons head would look like nestled amongst the taxidermy that adorns the walls.
86 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1W 6SD
(020) 7307 9971
Described as having one of the prettiest settings in town, this pub is steeped in history. Legend has it that even St George drank here after rescuing yet another princess! No, you’re right...that’s not true, but with it’s superb terrace overlooking the river, good Fuller’s ales and generally downright historic charm, we think our patron saint would definitely have been a regular patron here.
19 Upper Mall, Hammersmith, London, W6 9TA
(020) 8748 9474
Steeped in awards this CAMRA pub of the year is a haven for real ale drinkers both foreign and domestic. The Harp has become a venue as integral to London life as the neighbouring London Coliseum, National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery. Its fame rests upon real ale, real cider and real conversation.
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4HS
(020) 7836 0291
Dragons love diamonds and sparkly things and so did the fictitious English explorer, Hoxley whose mysterious disappearance, along with the mahoosive diamond he had just uncovered, is the inspiration behind this quirky and relaxed bar and dining room. Act like a dragon with your very own hoard as you enjoy unique cocktails inspired by the exotic diamond, Porter.
153 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 1RA
(020) 7226 1375
If you’ve got a hankering for a pint of proper beer to celebrate St. George’s Day with, then head over to Hackney’s very own brewery. Serving up craft ales alongside a refreshing selection of organic wines and ciders. You can even watch their alchemist brewers creating innovative new brews through the brewery window.
365-366 Warburton Street, Hackney, London, E8 3RR
(020) 7254 7174
To be honest you couldn’t get more British than this. A Fuller’s Ale and Pie House that takes it’s name from Leicestershire’s pork pie capital. The perfect place to raise a toast to our glorious St. George and salute his legendary ability to duff up dragons!
18 Holborn, Holborn, London, EC1N 2LE
(020) 7405 7077
We’re not sure if St. George bothered with diplomacy when tackling his scaly winged foe to save a beautiful princess but we’re sure that he would have thoroughly approved of the colonial British vibe that this venue brings to Clapham.
147 St John's Hill, Clapham, London, SW11 1TQ
(020) 7450 6457
And now for something completely different! If St. George had taken the time to train his dragon rather than pulverise it, he could have ridden said dragon to the rather fabulous rooftop bar at Queen of Hoxton. Enjoy art, music, cocktails and BBQ, whilst partying the night away in this eclectic space.
1 Curtain Road, Hoxton, London, EC2A 3JX
(020) 7422 0958
Encapsulating the famous English Eccentricity, affordable opulence abounds at this hotel bar. Named after the artist Gerald Scarfe - most famous for his hand in artwork for Pink Floyd’s The Wall, we’re sure St. George would’ve approved of the quirky decor and reasonably priced cocktails.
Rosewood London, 252 High Holborn, Holborn, London, WC1V 7EN
020 3747 8611