Part of Shakespeare's Globe, this Bankside pub offers more than a place for a pint and a packet of crisps. From dinner and cocktails, to a Midsummer Night's Dream-themed afternoon tea, Swan has style, charm and character by the bucket-load.
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.
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.
Treat your parents to a taste of traditional British boozing at this charming pub in Queen's Park. With a menu of simple, hearty grub and great beer and wine selections, it's the perfect spot to hunker down for an afternoon with the folks.
Perfect for a post-walk Sunday feast, The Hero of Maida is a traditional British pub with modern and cosy interiors. Split over two levels, the ground floor is home to a sleek zin-topped bar, whilst upstairs there is an elegant dining room with a menu full of classic comfort food and French cuisine.
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.
Looking to treat your parents to a slap up pub lunch in London? Head to Paddington where The Cleveland Arms is putting together delicious plates of international cuisine made with sustainable ingredients. On top of that you'll find a great wine list and a selection of craft beers to get stuck into.
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.
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.
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.