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Best Cider Bars and Pubs in London
As the dreary winter afternoons slowly turn into fresh Spring mornings, and as Britain emerges from underneath a blanket of rain and wind, the nation's orchards and vines are once against bursting full of flavourful, juicy fruit. Traditionally created using the fermented juices of an apple, Britain's breweries have now produced a whole load of experimental ciders, developed using an array of exotic fruits and palate treats. Here's a list of London pubs known for cider.
Young's by company, British by nature, the Founders Arms is one of the best places to find authentic cider in London. Heralded for their river views and top when it comes to pub grub, grab a cold pint of the good stuff and casually drink the evening away.
Boasting over 28 taps of the best cider and beer from London and around the globe, if you're a cider drinker, it's probably best you make your way to The Mall Tavern. Settle into their modern furnishings, including brown leather sofas lining the edges and varnished tables, order some delicious, classic British food to go with your pint and have a great time.
With rustic wall-hanging, intriguing art installations and antiques scattered all over the place, this Hackney-based pub is definitely one of the more interesting pubs that London has to offer. The pub's bar boasts some of the quirkiest creations of the UK's biggest breweries, such as 5 Points Brewing and Crate Brewery; from summer-berry treats to a selection of mulled ciders.
The Miller Pub was born out of a need to showcase the city's finest craft beers and ciders. Don't be surprised if you see this name pop-up from time to time, as they regularly put up stalls at London's biggest urban festivals and events. Their prestigious line-up of excellent brewers includes the likes of Severn Ciders, Somerset Glory and Burrow Hill, all of whom have risen to the top of the fruit fermenting scene. There's no better place to enjoy London's latest craft-cider creations.
Head over to Bermondsey where you'll find London's first ever cidery. Located on the Beer Mile, it's easily one of the best places to find great cider in South London. You'll find an excellent selection of the stuff, including home-made mixes and great line up of rotating guest ciders.