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London Tavern Trails

Holborn, London WC2B 6AF, England
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Consistently delivers a great time

The tour locations themselves are awesome, but it's the tour guide that really makes the journey... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sean B
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Chicago, Illinois
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All four of the tours are fantastic

My wife and I just recently went back to London and completed the fourth pub tour with John - the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark Gr.
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San Antonio, Texas
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London Tavern Trails operates pre-booked guided walking tours to London's historic pubs. There are 4 classic London tours to choose from in Holborn, Fleet Street, Covent Garden and Wapping. Bespoke tours can be arranged to suit individual requirements. Tours are available seven days a week throughout the year. "The London Pub Tour Specialist".
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“guide john” (9 reviews)
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Holborn, London WC2B 6AF, England
City of London
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The tour locations themselves are awesome, but it's the tour guide that really makes the journey fantastic. John's enthusiasm and passion for his tours really shines through. You don't just feel like you are going on another boring tour, it's more like exploring a few...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I just recently went back to London and completed the fourth pub tour with John - the Wopping Tour. We enjoyed this tour for a number of reasons. For one, John is always so welcoming and knowledgeable - it's a pleasure to...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

London Tavern Trails was a highlight of our trip to London. We visited 4 unique, historical pubs, each with their own fascinating stories and architecture. While there was plenty of time for drinking beer, this was more than your typical English pub tour. This private...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

A group of 6 of us signed up for the Legal London tour and all had a great time! John was extremely knowledgeable but also easy to have conversation and a drink with. The pubs were all interesting in their own ways and likely places...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Booked an evening tour for 11 members of a Senior Management Team. The feedback was amazing, they all thoroughly enjoyed it and only had great praise for the tour guide, Morris.

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Reviewed 2 September 2017

My husband and two young adult children just did this tour with Greg and it was great. We went to 4 pubs with a pint included at each. Greg was very knowledgeable, warm, and amusing. It felt like being out with an old friend who...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Was part of a girlie weekend in Oxford and a friend had organised for John to do an ale trail. I think i can speak for all the girls when i say we really enjoyed it! John was friendly and had lots of information for...More

Thank Natalie C
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The tour had been booked by a friend as part of a girls weekend to oxford, we were to have a tour of some of the oldest and most famous pubs and a guide to the ales served there. John was our tour guide and...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This was our third tour booked with London Tavern trails and their guide John. For change, we chose to explore Oxford's pubs this time. It was our first time in Oxford and we were impressed with this little town full of history. We explored its...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Great tour lead by a very humble Mr Jones! Visited 4 of most rated pubs in London including one rebuilt after the Great fire of London. What an amazing way to see London and have a drink at the same time. Thanks!

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leegavula
8 June 2016|
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Response from pbw090909 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The tour I took was the Fleet Street Tavern Tour.....brilliant!
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Andrew K
28 July 2015|
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Response from LondonTavernTrails | Property representative |
Probably the Fleet Street tour, as it includes the oldest pub in London plus the pub with the oldest interior in London, plus loads of local London history, plus excellent variety of real ales.
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