Tastes, Tales & Traditional Ales: Food Tour of London's Historic Pubs

24 reviews

3.5 hours

Max 12

Why take this tour?


  • Learn to navigate the overwhelming choice of pubs in London with an expert guide to show you the way.
  • Enjoy traditional pub fare and a drink at every stop.
  • Hear the stories behind these historic places from the people who work behind the bar.
  • Discover pubs where historical figures and literary legends once drank.
  • Play a pub game from the 15th century and chat with London locals.
  • Sites Visited
  • 4 historic pubs in the City of London
  • Tour Includes
  • 4 food tastings and 4 drinks
  • Small group of 12 guests maximum
  • Local English-speaking guide

Live like a Londoner at the city's best pubs that have been serving ale and food for hundreds of years.

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Total Customer Reviews: 24

Verified Ratings
4.7 /5
based on 18 Walks’ customer ratings
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Latest reviews
Our tour guide Charo was excellent. So much knowledge about the venues we visited. Recommended this tour.
Verified · Paul · Jul 11, 2024 · Australia · Male · 55 to 64 years
Charo was the most fabulous tour guide ever!! She made the tour so worth it! I will recommend to future visitors to London
Verified · Susan · Jul 01, 2024 · USA · Female · 55 to 64 years
Very good tour to explore some hidden historical pubs in London. Get to taste various local beers and typical pub food. Highly recommend if you like getting a bit of history along with delicious food and beer.
Verified · Rich · May 14, 2024 · USA · Male · 65 to 74 years
It was a wonderful experience, you discovered hidden jewels of the city and you savored the typical pub gastronomy, all in a joyful and friendly atmosphere. I must compliment our wonderful guide Judd who, in addition to being very knowledgeable and demonstrating that he loves his job, helped me with the language by translating the various explanations into Italian. Judd proved to be very knowledgeable, thoughtful, kind and pleasant. I am really very satisfied with this experience, I recommend it.
GetYourGude customer · May 06, 2024
It was fun to discover very old pubs that I would never have discovered on our own. Will our guide also provided an excellent history of the pub and area.
Verified · Cindy · May 04, 2024 · Canada · Female · 55 to 64 years


Is this tour accessible for wheelchairs, strollers or for those with mobility impairments?
Unfortunately due to the nature of this tour it is not suitable for guests with mobility impairments, or for wheelchairs or strollers. Please contact the Guest Experience team at [email protected] or call +39 068-596-0143 (Italy) or 888-683-8670 (USA) to make alternative arrangements.

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