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Tour Operator: See The Sights Tours 4 hours Travel method:   Walking Region / Starts from: London

Historic London Pub Tour

Explore London’s history with a drink in hand and visit London’s most historic pubs.

What's the tour about?

Explore London's history with a drink in hand as you visit four of the most historic pubs in London.

On this fun London pub tour you'll step inside centuries-old pubs and ale houses frequented by the King's and Queen's of England and many of London's historical and influential figures including Charles Dickens, Oliver Cromwell, Arthur Conan Doyle and more.

Led by a local London tour guide, you'll visit some of the oldest pubs in the city dating back over 400 years, explore hidden alleyways and delve deep into the history of London's pub culture whilst getting up close to many of London's most iconic landmarks and attractions.

One of the best things to do in London, this historic London pub tour is the perfect way to explore London, visit the most historic and best London pubs whilst trying the best local beverages (at own expense) and meeting fellow travellers and pub enthusiasts.


Please note that drinks are not included in the price of the tour. All drinks are at own expense thereby allowing you to consume and indulge as much or as little as you wish.

Age Restrictions:

Please note that all guests on this tour must be 18+ years old. Unfortunately we cannot welcome any guests under the age of 18.

Terms & Conditions apply - see website.

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For all bookings of day tours, a minimum of 24 hours' notice prior to your scheduled departure is required in order to receive a full refund. If a cancellation is made with less than 24 hours notice, no refund is given.

For all bookings of multi-day and custom private tours, a minimum of 72 hours' notice prior to your scheduled departure is required in order to receive a full refund. If a cancellation is made with less than 72 hours' notice, no refund is given*

*Note that in the event the client requests a refund for any reason, Tour Desk reserves the right to charge a 3% administration fee to cover costs incurred.

Cancellation and refund requests need to be sent in writing to

Meeting point

The tour starts outside The Ritz Hotel on the corner of Piccadilly and Arlington Street.

The address of The Ritz Hotel is:

150 Piccadilly, St. James's, London W1J 9BR

On arrival at the hotel please go to the Arlington Street entrance and look for your tour guide holding the yellow umbrella.

The closest London Underground station is Green Park.

The Ritz Hotel, London, W1J 9BR
Important information

Before the tour begins please note the following information:

  • On arrival at the start point please meet your tour guide holding the yellow umbrella.

  • Please arrive 10 minutes before the tour begins to check-in with your guide.

  • Please note that there are no drinks or food included in the price of the tour. All drinks and food are at own expense. This is so that guests are able to consume what they wish based on their personal taste and preference as well as to accommodate for any dietary requirements.

  • Please note that all guests must be 18 years old or over. We regret to advise that unfortunately we are not able to welcome anyone onto the tour who does not meet this requirement. Unfortunately this also includes those travelling with someone who is over 18.

  • All guests must bring with them a valid form of photo identification (e.g. Passport or Driving Licence). All guests are responsible for the security of their photo identification.

  • For security reasons please do not bring any suitcases (big or small) on the tour. Please arrange suitable storage for these prior to joining the tour. Handbags and small backpacks can be brought on the tour.

  • After the tour you may receive an email giving you the opportunity to leave a review of your experience with us. If you do not wish to receive this, please let us know before the tour via email on

If you have any questions before the tour please feel free to contact us on and our team will be happy to help 😀