Best Brewery Tours In London

Heaving with hops, and boasting some of the boldest bottles of beer, the surge in microbreweries has been second to none in this glorious city. But, where to begin? From pubs brimming with barrels, to fully-fledged ale adventures, check out our guide to the best brewery tours in London.

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Last updated on 19th March 2024

The Five Points Brewing Co

If you like beer, you'll love the taproom tour and tasting the Five Points Brewing Company has to offer. Expect to hear how your favourite drink is crafted as well as a full-on history lesson. Afterwards, you'll get to try four different delicious types for a hoppy good time.

Hackney Wick Brewery Tour and Tasting

@ Crate Bar & Pizzeria on Saturday 25th May and Saturday 29th June 2024

Join beer expert, Jo, on a guided tour and beer tasting around some of the best microbreweries in Hackney. Expect to try some of the finest tipples in Crate Brewery, Howling Hops Brewery & Tank Bar and Old Street Brewery, before delving into cheese platters at Beer Merchants Tap.

German Kraft

If you're searching for a craft beer tasting in London, head to Kraft Dalston's tours and events. Make your way to their fermentation cellar and tip back 3 different half pints, all while being led by your in-house sommelier and expert, Helen.

Ale Hunters

Get to know some of the best pubs, craft breweries and taprooms across London venues with Ale Hunters' unique tours. You'll gain a whole load of new knowledge along the way, picking up tips and tricks while learning all about the brewing processes, with plenty of tasting opportunities.

Wimbledon Brewery Tap

Fancy learning how hoppy goodness is made? Look no further than The Wimbledon Brewery Tap. Learn everything you need to know about brews at its range of beer-fuelled events, such as a beer 'n' cheese tasting, followed by sports viewings.

40ft Brewery Tour Tasting

@ 40ft Brewery and Taproom on Every Saturday

Undoubtedly one of the coolest independent breweries and taprooms around, 40ft Brewery has been slinging out fresh, contemporary beers in a renovated Dalston car park since 2015. While you're welcome to join them for a pint or two (and some BBQ bites from Acme Fire Cult), you won't want to miss out on their Brewery Tour Tasting (£20 a ticket). Whether you're a newbie looking to learn more about the brewing process or a die-hard fan who just wants to know how your favourite drink is created, this fantastic one-hour session is sure to wet your whistle. As you discover the behind-the-scenes magic, you'll also be able to guzzle 6 1/3 pints of their core and seasonal beers.

Gosnells Of London

Make your brewery tour or brewing workshop a mead-related affair at Gosnells Of London's Peckham location. Discover how honey is fermented, watch the masters at work, get stuck in yourself and take home some spoils.

Beer Tasting & Brewery Tour Saturday

@ Bianca Road Brew Co on Every Saturday

A jewel in the Bermondsey Beer Mile crown, Bianca Road Brew Co has been developing craft beers at their microbrewery under the arches on Enid Street since 2016. The sustainable brewery, founded by Reece Wood, focuses on fresh-tasting, hoppy lagers and pale ales, with a few quirky creations thrown in too (Strawberries & Cream Sour anybody?). And, if you fancy learning more about their beers, you can join them for a £20 guided tasting and brewery tour every Saturday. Discover the techniques, ingredients and know-how that goes into their delicious creations, knocking back four halves of beer while you're at it.

Events at Gipsy Hill Brewery

Gipsy Hill Brewery Tours are the perfect afternoon for any beer lovers out there. Every Sunday, the experts are offering guided tours of the brewing process, before giving you the opportunity to taste six different tipples in the taproom.