Bars and pubs, Pubs The Borough
3 out of 5 stars
(1user review)
A welcoming and traditional pub in the bonnie backstreets of Borough, the Britannia is a relaxed spot to dive into the water of life. A vast blackboard lists 130-odd varieties of whisky. There are no descriptions, but if you don’t feel like a lucky dip just ask for a recommendation. Your fellow dram drinkers  might be post-pitch footballers in full kit from the nearby five-a-side complex, or pint-sipping surgeons and off-duty orderlies from Guy’s Hospital up the road. The whisky's a democratic selection, with most drams landing in the five-to-ten-pound field. There are a few rarer examples though (Linlithgow, Mosstowie) and a malt of the month.


Venue name: Britannia
Address: 44 Kipling Street
Opening hours: Open 11am-11pm Mon-Fri
Transport: Tube: Borough
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A comfy and traditional corner pub behind Guy's Hospital. There is a wide array of whisky on display and their names are plastered over the large blackboards. Its great for an after work drink and is very popular in the summer. There's virtually no ventilation so it can be a bit stuffy in doors. Pizza is on offer for lunch and it is generally quite quiet but the service is fairly slow. That said, we get a big space all to ourselves and can chat to our heart's content. The only complaint I have about the pepperoni pizza is that it needed more cheese!

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