Sample some delicious drinks at London Beer Week


It’s time to put in your last orders and get set for London Beer Week which will be taking the capital by storm from February 16th until the 22nd.

Celebrate all that is great about some of the finest craft beers, ciders, largers and ales as part of the festival that is being brought to to the city by the same guys who saw huge success in October with London Cocktail Week, Drink Up London!

To take part in London Beer Week, all you need to do is purchase a £10 wristband from the official website, which will not only allow you access to the great events that are happening around this fine city, but it will also mean you can access some specially selected pints for just £3. What’s more, you will be able to receive numerous deals and discounts as well as a free London Bar Guide to help you along your boozy journey.

Partnering bars include Dog and Duck in Soho, Dovetail and The Jerusalem Tavern in Clerkenwell and Ask For Janice in Smithfield, to name but a few. All of these will be taking part in the pub tours, where you can sample some unusual and well-loved beverages.

There are also going to be a number of events taking place during London Beer Week, including various masterclasses, tours of breweries, supper clubs, parties, product launches and many, many more.

Beer in London

Head over to the Old Truman Brewery for Craft Beer Rising. In its third year, the festival brings together a wide range of beers with some wonderful live music and street food. Visit the beer stands and find a new favourite, or simply just have a peruse at what is available – you never know what you will find!

Whether you’re something of an expert in the beer stakes, or are keen to broaden your horizons and understanding of this fine drink, then make sure you pencil the dates in! One thing is for sure – you are going to need a place to rest your head! Luckily, our Shaftesbury Hotels will offer you the perfect place to rest your head.