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The best pubs in London

Searching for the perfect pint while sightseeing in Westminster? Fancy a traditional pub lunch in between hitting the shops on Oxford Street? With a host of fantastic locations across the capital to relax, quench your thirst and enjoy delicious food, the best pubs in London are waiting for you with Greene King.

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Greene King London pubs for all occasions

Whether you’re on a fun-filled family day out or walking your pup around the beautiful royal parks, we have some of the best pubs in Central London and beyond that are both family friendly and dog friendly.

Looking for a pub in the heart of London where you can cheer your team on? Many of our pubs show live sports and offer the big game atmosphere that makes those tense fixtures even better. 
And if you’re feeling hungry, our food menus have something for everyone, from full English breakfasts to roast dinners and juicy burgers to tasty wings. And of course, we have plenty of vegetarian and vegan options too.

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Historic Greene King pubs in London

Whether you’re exploring Westminster, taking in the sights of Soho or looking for a historical hidden gem to relax in after a day’s sightseeing or a long day at the office, our historic London pubs are ready and waiting. Sip a pint in the Kings Head in Bayswater, which has been open since 1824. Hop off the train in Paddington and enjoy a drink and some food at Fountains Abbey – a traditional 19th-century pub with original features.

Head to the Dickens Tavern to learn more about Charles Dickens as you drink and dine. Or visit the Goat Tavern for a break when shopping on Kensington High Street – this pub has been going since 1695. After sightseeing in Westminster, take a load off in the Lamb & Flag – a Grade II listed Georgian pub complete with beer garden. Our Greene King pubs are truly part of the fabric of pub culture in London.

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Not only will you enjoy the atmosphere of our historic London pubs, but you’ll also feast on our food, sample our drinks and enjoy a warm welcome in our pubs.

At our Greene King pubs in London, you’ll find high-quality food menus serving up hearty pub classics. Our burgers, steaks, pies, fish & chips and other traditional pub meals are ideal for lunch and dinner with friends, a catch up with work colleagues or a date in the capital. Sample a cracking Sunday roast with the family after a busy day out. And our delicious desserts are the best way to round off any meal.

You can sip on traditional cask ales, enjoy a glass of wine, drink a premium lager or sample new craft beer right across London.

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Tourist-friendly Greene King pubs in London

Sightseeing is tiring work and you'll need somewhere for a spot of lunch or to rest your feet after all that walking and we're only happy to oblige at Greene King.

We have tourist-friendly pubs in London right across the city near the major tourist sites. Head to the Globe Pub Restaurant after you’ve had your Shakespeare fix at the nearby theatre. Pop into the Lamb & Flag after getting some snaps of Westminster Abbey and Big Ben. Enjoy a drink and some food in the Zetland Arms after visiting Kensington Palace – the pub is famous for its ties to Charlie Chaplin.

Spend some time in the Tattersalls Tavern in Knightsbridge after some retail therapy. Make your way to the Shakespeare’s Head in Soho after a West End show or wandering Soho’s colourful streets. Or relax in the Crown after walking the cobbled streets of Covent Garden.

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More about London

We don’t need to tell you how steeped in history and culture London is. One of the biggest cities in Europe, there’s plenty to keep both locals and visitors entertained.

A mix of residents and tourists mean London has a vibrant atmosphere all year round, making it the ideal destination for shopping sprees, cultural getaways, and, yes, a relaxing pint and traditional bite in a quaint pub.

Whether you fancy exploring landmarks like the Houses of Parliament and London Eye in the city centre, venturing north to browse the world-famous Stables market in Camden, or travelling south of the river to explore the city’s many museums and historic architecture, there’s always lots to see and do.

Big into sports? London boasts several elite football clubs in the country’s premier football league, including Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur. If you’re travelling to London for an away day or looking for somewhere to catch every moment of the weekend’s big matches, you’re never too far away from a Greene King pub.

As for the nightlife, London is perhaps the best city in the UK to head out for an evening to catch the best live musicians, soak up the atmosphere on the most celebrated dancefloors, or, if you’re after something calmer, enjoy a refreshing drink at a Greene King pub. It’s the perfect place to kick-start your night.

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To make the most of your time in London, book a table online at one of our top Greene King pubs in the capital.