Pubs in Greenwich
Some of the best traditional pubs in London can be found in Greenwich, known for their beer gardens and history. If you're looking for somewhere to go on a sunny day or a place to hire for a party in the summer then some of the best options can be found in Greenwich. Boasting locally brewed ales and specially picked seasonal menus with top chefs there are so many great options to choose from. From student pubs at very affordable prices to fine dining at the best gastro pubs the area has to offer there is an ideal spot for everyone. So have a look at our list of recommended pubs in Greenwich and see if one tickles your fancy.
Last updated on 18th October 2016
In need of a pub stocked with loads of charisma? There's a cracking boozer located just a few yards from the legendary Cutty Sark - and there's a pretty sweet outdoor terrace here, too. The Old Brewery is a quirky Young's boozer ideal for locals and visitors alike, where fresh British comfort food and heaps of locally-brewed craft beers are served inside the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College.
This traditional Young's pub in Greenwich has been untouched by modern day influences and remains a quaint place to stop in for a drink. A friendly staff with a knowledge of the area and drinks they serve make this a hidden gem in a tourist filled area. With a passion for good beer, the pub maintains the highest standard and is renowned for it's traditional Young's real ales. Perfect for after work drinks or a family meal!
Fresh from a complete refurb, the Slug & Lettuce brings affordable plates and a varied drinks selection to London’s iconic O2. A chilled out spot featuring cosy dining booths, elegant mirrors, bare brickwork and cool vibes aplenty, enjoy classic cocktails and international beers 7 days a week from the comfort of this prime O2 drinking spot.
Looking to take the sites of Greenwich in? With a bevvie in hand to boot? A charming gastro pub in Greenwich with views of the river, The Sail Loft is a top place for a cold one in the city. Not only boasting nautical interiors, The Sail Loft will impress with their draught selection and riverside plot.
Like to enjoy your after work drinks with a view? You’ll want to know all about The Cutty Sark pub; with a proud history spanning over 200 years and a stunning vantage point that looks over the river and the Canary Wharf skyline. Book yourself a river table (or head out onto their patio) and kick back with a couple of drinks or a plate of hearty comfort food at one of our favourite pubs in south east London.
The Trafalgar Tavern is a must see gastro pub in London. Around since Victorian times, the Trafalgar is both a pub and restaurant with a view of the Thames River. Go for the traditional lunches and dinners or just for a few drinks. Outdoor benches and tables make it perfect for the summer time and the Trafalgar Club on the ground floor can even be hired for private events. A popular tourist destination and a local favourite, this Greenwich pub should be on the top of your list.
With a menu of over 60 beers, the Greenwich Union has something for every taste. Relax inside the traditional pub set up or outside in the beer garden during the summer. Owned by the Meantime Brewing Company, they have a large selection of their own brewed beers as well as a large selection from all over the world. Take a suggestion from the chef and get the beer that matches your meal the best or order a beer paddle with 4 different draught beers to try. This is the perfect Greenwich pub for a chilled night hanging out and drinking with friends.
The Gipsy Moth is a modern alternative to most of the traditional pubs found in Greenwich. One of the best features, besides the drinks and the pub food, is the beer garden big enough for 200 people. Open all year round, it's a lovely outdoor space that everyone can enjoy. This Greenwich pub have 20 speciality beers and ciders on tap and an extensive drink menu to go along with a full menu and a delicious Sunday roast.
Coach and Horses in Greenwich Market is a historic pub that relies on tradition. A secluded hide-away from the busy market, this cosy pub complete with sofas and fireplaces offers the perfect place to meet up with friends for drinks or food. With seasonally changing drinks and menus, there is always something new to try at very reasonable prices. Serving the British classics and a selection of real ales and wine there is something for everyone. As always in Greenwich there's a great heated outdoor terrace to enjoy in the summer or winter!
With a different event every night of the week, the Admiral Hardy is a very popular pub located right next to Greenwich University. Perfect for students with it's cheap prices and different deals, but welcoming everyone. A massive collection of rock music posters and records line the walls and make it the perfect setting for open mic nights and live music. Great for live sports and an exciting atmosphere this Greenwich pub is a very popular hangout.
If you're looking for something away from the tourist crowd in Greenwich then the Guildford Arms is the perfect place to go. Located on a quiet residential street, this gastro pub. On a nice day they also have an amazing back garden made up of a lawn, terrace, wooden tables and decorative flowers. Traditional pubs in Greenwich are not hard to find, but this this one goes above and beyond the rest.
The Lost Hour is perfect for when you want a meal and a drink that's a bit less pricey. A popular place for students and locals, they offer a large range of beers, ales and cocktails at very reasonable prices. The decor is fresh and offers an alternative to the traditional London pubs found around Greenwich. Multiple screens showing Sky Sports keep it busy when the football is on and with a lunch deal for two meals for a tenner you can't go wrong!
One of the oldest pubs in the area, The Pilot is a very traditional pub in Greenwich. With the most extensive cheese counter of any pub in London and a menu of pub favourites, the food will definitely keep you satisfied. If you're just after a pint or two the long drinks menu complete with locally brewed ales gives you a lot of options. The huge beer garden is perfect for summer and makes this old fashioned gastro pub a great place to visit.