While this pub in Vauxhall may be slightly tucked away from the strip, it's one hell of a boozer, worthy of this list. From its roaring warmth come winter to its Sunday roasts and traditional interiors, it's a champion on the London pub scene.
Top 10 Pubs in London
Not only is the traditional British pub a hallmark of London life, bringing people of all backgrounds together under one roof. Over time, as London has changed so have some of its best pubs, and whilst many have swapped the fruity for froie gras on toast there's no comfort quite like a cool glass in your favourite boozer. Whatever your mood, you'll love working your way through this recommended list of the top 10 pubs in London thanks to their chipper mix of the modern with the traditional.
The top 10 London pubs have a true contender on their hands in the shape of the Jugged Hare. Not only plotted pretty next to the Barbican and boasting one of the best collections of taxidermy in the city, those looking for gastro inspired food at its finest can tuck into some of the best game, pies and meat in the city thanks to their woodland inspired menus and sourced beers.
An East London staple, and one of the most slap-up joints in down for that all important hangover helping, this infamous Sunday roast pub in London is good ol' fashioned boozer with modern spirit at its finest. From its brilliant beer garden and craft beer location, to plucky punters and proper pub far, the People's Park Tavern is just that, one for the people.
When it comes down to the top pubs in London, Notting Hill gem, The Churchill Arms is a firm choice. Not only is this boozer touting col exteriors (think flags and flowers), but the inside is also just as good. Be sure to check out the cool memorabilia, all while tucking into Thai food.
Another great contender in the best London pubs department is Battersea babe and go-to boozer The Four Thieves. From pop-up events and craft beers, to a hella cool games room boasting ping pong tables, pinball machines and more, The Four Thieves has snagged itself a spot on this page for pure, unbridled coolness alone. Four for you Glen Coco.
Fine, you wanted it, you got it. Here's one of the most unique, individual and best pubs in London. You said you wanted it. While hailing way West in Acton, the Aeronaut is one of the coolest boozers in the city. From its spiegeltent and menagerie of circus shows, to on site brewed beer, and one of the most awe inspiring beer gardens in London, we dare you not to tread.
Streatham has plenty of neat little places to drink, but none evoke a smile quite like The Mere Scribbler. A family friendly haunt in the day and a corker of a place to grab a pint come the night, it's a modern pub with a twinge of the traditional that isn't missed on the locals.
If you're seeking out a gorgeous pub in Mayfair, there's no better place to go than The Barley Mow. While a traditional boozer in many respects, this joint is also beautifully decorated, with hanging lights and wooden accents, with one helluva menu of British cuisine and cheese on the cards.
Boasting huge TV screens, a social atmosphere, juicy burgers and towering pint glasses of beer, BrewDog's many locations in London are ideal for watching all the big rugby matches. Head there during the months of February and March and you'll be set.
When it comes to one of the best pubs in London, The Owl and Pussycat not only have a top, Shoreditch location on their side, their classic interiors, bare-brick walls and gastro menu promise some of the best afternoons in the business as you drink and scoff them away.