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Soho of London is a big attraction for tourists. There are several places that entertain people well including Oxford Street, Regent Street, Queen’s theatre, Soho Square, Piccadilly circus, Admiral Duncan, Museum of Soho, Riflemaker and London Palladium, but of all, the place is widely known for its even bigger attractions, i.e. beautiful pubs and bars.
We have jotted down several pubs in Soho that might amaze you with their beauty, service and selection of beers, wines and spirits.
The Harp is a traditional pub serving excellent real ale selection in the West End. The pub’s exterior is wrapped with flowers which makes this place cosy. This is an old pub but the premise is big enough to accommodate a reasonable crowd. There is a small room with a passage where you can stand in. Infrastructure here is traditional – wooden fittings, old portraits on the walls and stained glass windows that can open fully. You can enjoy several Dark Star Ales, American Pale Ale or strongly hopped pale ale – the Titanic’s Engine Room. The pub also offers sausages cooked on a hotplate and served in a baguette.
Address: 47 Chandos Place, WC2N 4HS
The Old Coffee House is a solid and standard boozer with a bustling atmosphere, comfortable furniture and trivial old pictures and mirrors on the walls. This pub offers the full range of Brodie’s beers. Apart from beers of this brewery, the hand pumps and keg taps of the Old Coffee House offer a wide range of pale ales and lagers. If you don’t want to go for experiments with your palate, this pub also offers a normal selection of spirits. So if your friends are not interested in taking chance, they can enjoy this normal spirits while you enjoy more interesting stuff.
Address: 49 Beak Street W1, 020-7437 2197
If you want something more than common beers served in other bars, visit The Lyric at Soho. This pub is located in the heart of London’s Theatreland. The pub is given a retro Victorian makeover but the selection of beer is up-to-date. It offers strong cask and keg list from London (Kernel, Redwell and Camden Town breweries) and Pale from Cumbria’s Fell Brewery.
Address: 37 Great Windmill St, Soho, London W1D 7LT, UK
De Hems Dutch Café Bar is situated down a Soho side street in the corner of Chinatown. This is the one and only Dutch pub in London. Some low countries produce some of the world’s finest beers and De Hems seek to offer such best beer varieties in Dutch and Belgian. De Hems offers beers from traditional Trappist to thirst-quenching Keuze, archetypal Blond to crisp Wit styles, there is always something to suit everyone. This pub is the number one destination for Dutch and Belgian Beers.
Address: 11 Macclesfield St, London W1D 5BW, UK
The Argyll Arms is located right next to Oxford Circus Station. At the first sight, this pub will look like the place to bypass unless you fancy lengthy bar queues and standing rooms. But when you give it a chance, you know where you have come to. It has one of London’s finest pub interiors. This great British pub serves the finest real ales, aromatic gins and traditional fayre in quite unique surroundings. Apart from these, it also offers craft beers, ciders, champagne and sparkling wines, rose wines, whisky and other drinks.
Address: 18 Argyll St, Soho, London W1F 7TP, UK
Blue Posts, a 275-years-old pub, was reopened by the people behind the renowned restaurants The Palomar and The Barbary. The food and drink at this pub make a visit worth your while. The selection of beers at this pub is on point. Some of the drinks you should try at this pub are a stout from Titanic Brewery and an IPA from Battersea’s Mondo, cider from Walthamstow’s The Real Al Company.
Address: Ground Floor, 28 Rupert St, London W1D 6DJ, UK
Brewdog was started in 2007 by James and Martin. A few years later, they have launched a new branch in the heart of Soho. It seems like they launch their branches at multiple locations every now and then. The bar has a great craft beer collection and delicious food servings. Unlike other sites, the food here is flooded with vegetables.
Address: 21 Poland St, Soho, London W1F 8QG, UK