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Top Choice Pub in Greenwich & South London

Cutty Sark Tavern

Housed in a delightful bow-windowed, wood-beamed Georgian building directly on the Thames, the Cutty Sark is one of the few independent pubs left in Greenwich. Half a dozen cask-conditioned ales on tap line the bar,…
Top Choice Pub in Greenwich & South London

Draft House

Taking beer seriously, standout Draft House – where middle-class cash and high expectations effortlessly dovetail – is no slouch. There's 18 ales, stouts and lagers on tap, over 50 varieties of bottled beers and a s…
Top Choice Pub in Greenwich & South London

Greenwich Union

The award-winning Union plies six or seven Meantime microbrewery beers, including raspberry and wheat varieties, and a strong list of ales, plus bottled international brews. It’s a handsome place, with duffed-up lea…
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Shrub and Shutter

Many punters – some who travel a long way – are here to write home about the winning modern British menu, but are instead instantly waylaid by the sublimely innovative and fantastically good-looking cocktails at buz…
Top Choice Pub in Greenwich & South London

Trafalgar Tavern

This elegant tavern with big windows overlooking the Thames is steeped in history. Dickens apparently knocked back a few here – and used it as the setting for the wedding breakfast scene in Our Mutual Friend – and p…
Top Choice Bar in Greenwich & South London

Lost & Co

This fantastic cocktail bar-cum-restaurant fills with a fun and hedonistic crowd while the garden at the back is the venue for many a summer drinking session. DJs take over on weekends, with roasts and live acoustic…
Bar in Greenwich & South London

Old Brewery

Situated within the grounds of the old Royal Naval College and shut at the time of writing for a total refurb after being snapped up by Young's, the Old Brewery has a working brewery with splendidly burnished 1000L …
Pub in Greenwich & South London

Ship and Whale

Traditional British roasts on Sunday are a big pull to this Rotherhithe watering hole by the Thames, occupying a building dating to the late 19th century. Beyond the friendly and congenial atmosphere, there's a char…
Bar in Greenwich & South London

Frank's

The superlative views of the city from this alfresco bar, set on the 10th floor of a multistorey car park, have punters queuing round the block on sunny days. The bare concrete space has a simple wooden bar, benches…
Pub in Greenwich & South London

Effra Hall Tavern

This rather rundown old boozer brings you closer to the heart of the Brixton Afro-Caribbean vibe than any other pub in the area, thanks to the spicy Jamaican menu and regular live jazz. The patio out back is fringed…