At the last count there were up to 7000 pubs in London,the pub has always been seen as the centre of social life in London.
Whilst in the rest of the UK many of the smaller pubs have closed, London has maintained it's wonderful variety ranging from old coaching Inns to small backstreet bars. If you asked 100 people what was their favourite pub in London ? you would probably get 100 different answers.
It really is a case of exploring the Pubs till you find your own ' 'Local'.
But to show some of the variety of pubs find a list below of some of the most historic or unusual pubs.
Princess Louise (Bloomsbury),Ye Olde Mitre Tavern (Holborn), Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese (City, )Museum Tavern (Bloomsbury), Lamb & Flag (Covent Garden), The Blackfriar (Blackfriars), Prospect of Whitby (Wapping), Citte of Yorke (Holborn),The George Inn (Southwark),The Old Bank of England (City)
A London Pub For Every Occasion by Herb Lester Associates
Pub guides are nothing new but are generally concerned with the quality of the beer or the architecture and history of the pub itself.
A London Pub for Every Occasion is concerned with such things but is more concerned by whether the pub suits your particular mood or needs.