A place of legend in Nunhead, this towering corner pub is as fun as it is friendly. It’s family-run and independent, a rare thing these days in London, and attracts everyone from OAPs to local bands, chic fashion students and troupes of cheerful lads. There’s karaoke, folk-music nights and terrific Thai food too. What more could you want? Perfect Guinness? Well, this is a proper Irish pub, so you’re in luck.
London is perhaps the perfect pub city. There’s a boozer for almost every kind of person – even the non-drinkers among us – and they’re a vital part of the capital’s lifeblood. They provide community, entertainment and culture, and not only help us navigate our way around town but give us a place to stop, sit and enjoy the city.
There are roughly 3,500 pubs in London. That might be a shocking 25 percent less than there were two decades ago, but it’s still a fair amount of options when it comes to choosing a place to meet your mates, go on a date, or rock up for a solo drink and have some much-treasured alone time. We’ve tried and tested inns, taverns and pubs across the city to bring you a list of the very finest. Welcome to London’s Top 50 Pubs. Make ours a pint.
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