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Fitzrovia pubs

Discover the best pubs in Fitzrovia, from old-fashioned boozers to modern craft beer joints

Written by
Laura Richards
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If you’re looking to escape the heaving pubs of Oxford Street for drinks with a bit more room to breathe, make a trip to Fitzrovia, filled with age-old taverns and up-to-date boozers. From Fitzrovia pubs you can expect anything from lager-soaked spots to more polished craft beer joints where you can tap into the best London produce – as many of the nearby office workers do.

RECOMMENDED: Find more fun in the neighbourhood in our Fiztrovia area guide

Bradley's Spanish Bar
  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Bars and pubs
  • Pubs
  • Oxford Street
  • price 1 of 4

What is it? Not a hotspot for sherries but a tiny, tattered, unpretentious and much-loved boozer just off Oxford Street.

Why go? Pints that are priced fairly for the area and an atmosphere from a vinyl jukebox – although most choose the curb for summer drinking.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Bars and pubs
  • Pubs
  • Fitzrovia

What is it? A tall-ceilinged pub round the corner from Wogan House that sees the comings and goings of the radio world.

Why go? The craft beer line-up is modern and food is homely and comforting.

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  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Bars and pubs
  • Gastropubs
  • Goodge Street
  • price 1 of 4

What is it? A cosy branch of the Draft House chain, specialising in craft beer and meaty treats.

Why go? Staff will run you through the top of the hops, offering tasters or drinks in third-pint measures.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Bars and pubs
  • Fitzrovia

What is it? A pub popular with advertising execs in the area thanks to its friendly vibe and its outdoors space.

Why go? Choose from quality ciders and well-kept craft beer.

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Market Place
  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Bars and pubs
  • Fitzrovia

What is it? Spacious pub and diner round the back of Oxford Street with a post-work party vibe.

Why go? Decompress from the office over chunky bar bites and beers on the pub’s lively terrace.

Prince of Wales Feathers
  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Bars and pubs
  • Pubs
  • Warren Street
  • price 2 of 4

What is it? A posh-looking pub along Warren Street providing craft beer and English ales at the bar.

Why go? There’s a rooftop terrace on the first floor – a great way to escape from the central London throngs.

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  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Bars and pubs
  • Fitzrovia

What is it? A Foley Street freehouse decked in heraldic shields, showing live sport and serving trad pub grub.

Why go? Bob Dylan made one of his first London appearances here, and the pub is still home to monthly folk nights.

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