Based in the heart of Fitzrovia's Warren Street, The Smugglers Tavern is a charming pub that promises to cater for whatever mood you might find yourself in. Something of a jack-of-all-trades, the bar offers 30 different types of rum and the finest creations from 20 of London's bets breweries. Better still, head down on the weekend and make the most of the venue's delicious brunch offering, featuring classic dishes and flavoursome treats.
Fitzrovia is a fantastic area of Central London that's filled to the brim with a range of exceptional pubs that do the area proud. From after work drinks, to hearty gastro pubs and lively venues, there's quite an eclectic of offerings to choose from. So read about the recommended pubs in Fitzrovia and grab yourself a seat at one of their tables.
For the first 100 years of its inception, the Newman Arms only held a beer licence which explains why to this day it has retained such expertise and a reputation for great beer. The only family run hostelry in the area, it's also reputed for its quality food, especially a great selection of pies that are regularly revered.
Boasting an incredible rooftop beer garden, Carpenters Arms is one of Fitzrovia's true gems. A speakeasy pub that's slightly retro, they have a great selection of drinks such as three real ales, 14 speciality beers, lager and cider and a meticulously sought out wine list and unusual choices from micro-breweries and spirit fusions.
The Draft House's fifth site on the corner of Goodge Street and Charlotte Street, their latest venue maintains the high quality that it has been known for since the beginning. Specialising in craft beers, cask ales and specialty beers from across the world, you won't be disappointed with what's on offer.
A friendly local in the heart of the West End, The One Tun are recognised for their impressive ales, and good quality food, with a large selection of homemade dishes. With a front that opens up during the summer to their pavement seating, it's a great spot for long lazy summer days.
The College Arms has go to be up there for places to drink in Fitzrovia. Along with a large selection of craft beers, ales and gins, the Bloomsbury pub has also got a cosy atmosphere and screens all the gameday action on Sky Sports and BT Sports.
A vintage pub that's got a vibrancy that's hard to match, The Crown & Sceptre is a great pub offering a much needed respite from the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street and Bond Street. An impressive drinks and food menu, it's an ideal spot for after work drinks, a hearty meal or as an escape from the world for a while.
If you're after authentic pub grub, a fine selection of ales, ciders and lagers and charming service, then this Fitzrovia pub is right up your street. The Wheatsheaf has seen a number of notable patrons through the doors over the years, but attentive staff and a well-stocked bar is always a priority.
The Albany is a great pub in Fitzrovia known for its fresh, seasonal food, sublime beers and great atmosphere all throughout the week. With a daily changing menu, regular music nights and a very well stocked bar that includes 13 of the finest craft beers & ciders, plus five real ales and 29 quality wines, you'll see yourself heading back again and again.
A traditional yet quirky pub, The Green Man is a fine establishment in the heart of Fitzrovia. Their main attraction is the eclectic assortment of cider with bottled choices and nine ones on draught. The seasonal gastro pub food is also recommended and reasonably prices, it's a great rest stop.
A historical pub in Fitzrovia that was the favoured watering hole of such writing luminary as George Orwell and Dylan Thomas, The Fitzroy Tavern certainly has quite the reputation. A Sam Smiths pub, nowadays it's a popular haunt amongst students and after work drinks alike, united by the great drinks at affordable prices.