A night-time favourite, this tour explores the glorious British obsession with boozing. This two hour tour round four historic London drinking establishments provides the atmospheric backdrop for an exploration of the evolution of the drinking establishment and the British palette. Stopping in each characteristic venue, relax into a drink and take a trip through time, from the 15th century coach inn to the 20th century pub.
What You'll Get
Circling the ancient City of London, the tour starts and ends near Blackfriars Station (7pm-9pm). Our guides will unveil a rich social history - a tale rife with politics and scandal. The history of drinking is incomplete withtout a whole host of influential factors from war, to religion and gender.
- Cast your vote in the centuries-long battle between beer and ale!
- Discover traditional brewing techniques and their gruesome alterations.
- Find out how the workers' boss won his wages back
- Explore the Victorian gin craze
- Unpick the origins of the Temperance movement spearheaded by the teetoal Prime Minister.
This is a relaxed tour, not just of four fantastic pubs, but of the rich history they represent.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Minimum age is 18 years as the guests will visit pubs.
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
- All Insider London's tour guides are professionally trained, have extensive knowledge and passion for the history of London.
- The guests will have half a pint when they visit each pubs, the fees are excluded.
Bridge House, 181 Queen Victoria St, London EC4V 4EG, UK
Returns to original departure point
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The Fine Print
14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.