Top 10 Pubs To Take Your Parents To
Whether your parents are visiting for the weekend or you're meeting them for a drink after work, this list of the top 10 pubs to take your parents to is sure to provide some inspiration when deciding where to take your parents in London. Each with its own quirks and all bringing something different to the table, these are all London pubs to impress your parents with, although you can be confident that they all offer a comfortable space to wile away an afternoon and an impressive menu should you get a bit peckish.
Last updated on 24th May 2017
Prime for gastro eats with your parents, the Prince Alfred is the gem in the crown of Maida Vale thanks to its bespoke interios, crafty kitchen work and menagerie of private spaces should you extend dining out to the whole family.
Your parents will love The Pig’s Ear, mainly because they offer up some great beers and delicious food. Downstairs you can drink as much locally brewed beer and ale as you’d like, all while sitting in traditional pub surroundings. Then when you get a bit hungry, head upstairs for a bite of British and French cuisine in their elegant Dining Room.
Among the leafy greens of Clapham Old Town sits The Jam Tree, a wonderful choice if you're wondering where to take your parents in London. Catch up over dinner and a drink in their main room amongst a scattering of antique and retro furniture, or locate the secret bar to gain access to the ping pong table, private bar and outdoor patio area - definitely one of our top 10 pubs to take your parents to. Book now.
One of the swankier gastro joints in London, The Clarence is a top location and pub to take your parents to in London. Made up of cool interiors, fine ales and lush British dining, head on down for a charming evening in the city.
The Royal Oak is a North London pub that's become a firm favourite amongst Willesden's locals. The old mahogany bar serves all the usual suspects, alongside a selection of fine wines and locally sourced ales. If that wasn't enough, the kitchen offers a handful of classic British gastro dishes, such as beer-battered fish 'n' chips, hearty steaks and belly-warming pies.
Headed to Streatham with your parentals in tow and looking for a top dose of drinking and dining in a relaxed and humble enviroment? Enter The Bull for a beer garden, classic British interiors and a truly welcoming buzz.
This quirky South London pub is the perfect place to take your parents in London. With its own cinema room, two private dining spaces (one library, one Hogwarts-esque space), plus a large beer garden; it's bound to impress. Head over for tasty eats, a cool-but-cosy vibe and a good selection of drinks at the bar.
Dining with your family needn't be a fussy affair when it comes to this South London favourite. Head on down with your parents in tow as the Selkirk provides the ultimate base for chats, British dining and international wines in a humble pub enviroment.
An ever popular pub during the summer months, here is another pub to impress your parents with. Propped upon the banks of the canal, The Union Tavern provides its guests with a charming outdoor seating area to drink and dine away the sunny afternoon. It's obvious why this is on our list of the top 10 pubs to take your parents to. Book your spot now.
The Tokenhouse is a popular choice for pubs to take your parents to on account of its underground cellar bar, decked out with retro furnishings and Persian style rugs spread across its walls. Don't spend all of your time admiring the downstairs decor - upstairs exists as a sleek gastro pub without any compromise on comfort. Offering a happy mix of gastro pub and speakeasy style bar, The Tokenhouse sits comfortably on our list of the top 10 pubs to take your parents to. Book your table now.
Another centrally located choice, The Old Bank of England is a good choice if you're looking for inner city pubs to take your parents to after work. Serving up its famous menu of pies and real ales, you can look forward to a down to earth evening of drinking and dining in the former Law Courts branch of the Bank of England. Book now.
When it comes to taking your parents to a pub in London, you need the right mix of drinks, not too much bustle and bites aplenty. So where to find it? Head on down to Richmond as the charming and botanical Orange Tree promises floral interiors and a laid-back atmosphere.
Your parents have come all this way to see you, you ought to take them to the pub; a Wandsworth pub at that. Head on down to the Country Arms with your rentals in tow for a charming afternoon of gastro bites or a beer in the garden.
Its relaxed atmosphere and reasonably priced menu makes this an obvious choice for our list of the top 10 pubs to take your parents to. This pub in Chelsea offers a gastro dining experience, with plates priced between £3-£15 as well as a fairly priced drinks menu and an un-oppressive colour scheme based around whites and pastels - this is one of our favourite London pubs to impress your parents with next time they're in London. Book now.