London Old Docks – Historic Pub Tour

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Explore this old pirates & artists hangout, one historic pub at a time

If you’re visiting London or want to explore more of this vast city you call home, why not let us take you back in time to London’s historic old docks?

Here was once home to a bustling trading port, full of thieves, dockers, sailors – even pirates! Now it’s a lot quieter – a residential area, lined with cobblestone lanes and old warehouse buildings with breathtaking riverside views of the city.

The dockers and pirates may be long gone, but the places they ate and drank in, and their stories are still very much alive. All served up with London’s best craft brews, ciders, and its finest pub grub, including more than a few dishes which are sure to wow! Dine on some fish and chips, traditional ‘bangers and mash’ and more – all paired with the perfect brew. Come along for an unforgettable trip back in time.

Departs

Mon, Thurs & Fri

12pm
Duration

3.5

hours
  • £79

    Adult From 18
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  • Free Cancellation. Full refund up to 48 hours before the tour.
  • Save on Winter Dates. Discounts up to 6% applied during booking.

DISCOVER

the best local food places in real neighbourhoods

LEARN

insider knowledge for exploring the city on your own

SHARE

the table, food and company of like-minded global travellers

CREATE

stories you will find yourself retelling over and over

Tour highlights may include

Discover the neighbourhood once home to London’s thriving docks while digging into a traditional beef pie paired with London's most ew

Taste the beer that was once said to save British sailors from a grizzly end. Not a beer drinker? No worries! We will happily swap your beers for another British classic: cider.

Dive into some classic pub grub - English fish and chips with mushy peas - whilst you learn about its history and origins.

Enjoy an English 'bangers and mash' with a traditional in-house ale only found on this side of the Atlantic.

Soak in the gorgeous views of London’s skyline as you stroll along the picturesque waterfront not seen by many tourists

Revel in tales of pirates, thieves and artists told in the same places they once called home.

Explore the 4 of the oldest taverns left on the riverside and take a deeper look at what lurks beneath the surface.

NEW FOR BEER LOVERS! Double your beers at 3 of our stops and get a pint of a local cider with our Premium Drink Package for only £18.50 per person!

Enhance your taste of local life with 2x the beer during you tour among the historic pubs of London. The Premium Drink Package includes:

drinking beer at a pub

  • An additional 1/2 pint at three of our pub visits.
  • Swap your final beer tasting with a pint of a local cider.

You can add the Premium Drink Package to your booking during checkout.

Note: this option is only available for ages 18+; Eating Europe reserves the right to substitute a non-alcoholic drink should the guest become inebriated. 

Check Out TripAdvisor Reviews From Our Happy Guests

Damon (Tripadvisor Review)

Lee, our guide, was really knowledgeable and fun! The food was fantastic and the ales, beer and ciders were amazing. Plus, I learned a lot, so what’s not to love? I highly recommend the tour!

Damon (Tripadvisor Review)

Food Heroes

Extraordinary food is made by extraordinary people.
Whenever we find very special food in London, we know behind each culinary creation is someone who is very passionate about what they do.

On our tours, you’ll not only taste these delicious treats but you’ll also get a chance to meet the people who prepare them.

Food tastes even better when you know the story behind it.

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If you are coming to London with your entourage and you’d like to take a private tour just for you and your group – we can make that happen! Just visit our private tours page and fill out the form – we’ll help you plan the perfect London tour for your needs.

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