Categories: CITY TRIPSUK

3 Cool Craft Beer Spots in London

Love craft beer? Hanging out in London? We have some great local craft beer spots you should be sure to visit!

Crate Brewery

This terrific brewery is in a great location along the water in the Hackney Wick neighborhood. Just a quick walk from the Hackney Wick Overground station, Crate is in a cool edgy neighborhood with lots of warehouses housing young businesses.

Crate regularly hosts tastings and tours of the brewery. The tastings are led by the friendly employees and you may even make buddies with some of your fellow tasters. The brewery also has their own historic boat which cruises London’s waterways while you enjoy beers on board during the summer months.  Check their website for the latest schedules.

Be sure to try the woodfired pizzas at Crate as well. By the way, banana and dahl on a pizza may not sound delicious, but it is surprisingly good and pairs really well with beer.

BrewDog

The Scottish brewery BrewDog has several London locations where you can enjoy their brews and have some food too. Currently there are eight brewpub locations in London alone, including Shoreditch, Soho and Camden. Check their website for a map of all locations.

In addition to their own brews, the pubs also serve beers from some of the world’s best breweries including To Øl, Stone and Mikkeller.

The Craft Beer Co

A rapidly growing chain of beer pubs, The Craft Beer Co currently has five London locations and a few branches outside of The Big Smoke. The Craft Beer Co lives up to their name, with several taps for both keg and cask  beers at each location. Traditional ale lovers can get their fill and if you are going for something new and creative you’ll find that too. The Craft Beer Co always has a nice selection of beers from around the UK, so this is a great place to taste local brews.

The Craft Beer Co also serves up hearty burgers to go along with your beers, so arrive hungry! Check their website for all the locations including Islington and Covent Garden.

Bonus location: Draughts

Does beer drinking get a little boring when you run out of conversation with your friends? Then head to Draughts in Hackney. Hidden in a tunnel under the railroad tracks, this pub rents out board games and has a decent craft beer selection as well from the likes of local brewers like Kernel and Crate. They have more than 600 games in stock so there are plenty to choose from. Check their website for more details!

Looking for a place to stay in London? Compare lodging prices across booking engines with HotelsCombined.

Here are some books you might like about London.

 

Share
Published by
shoshannah

Recent Posts

Guide to Parkitecture

Have you been to a National Park like Yosemite, Mount Rainier, Yellowstone or Crater Lake and admired the architecture of…

January 14, 2020

Fun Things to do in Santa Fe

Beautiful Santa Fe is famous for its artsy scene, blue skies and adobe buildings. Here are 10 things to do…

December 30, 2019

Fun Things to do in Tucson

This charming town is surrounded by mountains and open desert, which means lots of places to hike and explore. Best…

December 27, 2019

Best Places to Stay in Sedona Arizona

Sedona, Arizona and the surrounding red rocks have long been popular with artists, new age seekers, hikers and explorers. Planning…

April 26, 2019

Guide to Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park is an otherworldly destination in the California desert. Explore the park and see the strange rock…

December 7, 2018

10 Things To Pack for Your Amtrak Train Ride

Planning on riding the rails for a short or long Amtrak train trip? Maybe you are traveling across the state…

November 19, 2018