Unwritten Laws of British Pubs

Unwritten Laws of British Pubs

Pubs are a traditional part of the British lifestyle. The main thing that makes a pub different from a bar is the social aspect as people come to pubs not only to pour out a glass of beer but to socialize also. Other important details of the interior are a pool table or a dartboard … Read more

Pub for Nudists

Pub for Nudists

The Bunyadi restaurant, which has opened its doors in London, is a pub where customers can enjoy drinks and food while being naked. It sounds like a joke, but the pub has attracted a lot of public interest before it was even opened. Six months before the opening day, almost all the tables were booked. … Read more

The Best Pubs in London for Christmas

The Churchill Arms

One of the main advantages of living in London during the festive season is being to relax in a pub filled with the sound of crackling fire and the aroma of mulled wine. There are literally hundreds of old-fashioned English pubs in London that will be serving up Christmas roast meals and winter tipples this … Read more

How British Pubs are Changing

How British Pubs are Changing

Traditions around British beer and pubs have changed dramatically. Pubs have seen their rivals been forced to close in recent years and so have had to turn to innovative ways of keeping the punters coming in and ensuring that the market is still an attractive and current one. One way that pubs are attempting to … Read more

UK Pub Chains: The Big Three

UK Pub Chains: The Big Three

Ideally, each pub in the UK would be independently owned and successful, resulting in money being put back in the very communities that frequent them. Of course, that isn’t the case. Unfortunately, a great deal of local establishments have been acquired by big chain conglomerates. In fact, of Britain’s over 50000 pubs, approximately 18,000 of … Read more

The Oldest Pubs in Britain – Part 2

The Sheep Heid Inn, established in Edinburgh in 1360/1710 Residing in the centre of Edinburgh, The Sheep Head Inn has made the unofficial claim that the venue is Scotland’s oldest tavern. They state that the pub was established in 1360, although some disagree with that statement.  Other pubs that claim they instead hold the crown … Read more

The Oldest Pubs in Britain – Part 1

Chain bars and pubs are commonplace in 21st-century Britain. As a result, traditional pubs have become more difficult to find, making harder to enjoy a unique British pub experience. Here, we’re going to take a journey back in time to look at some of Britain’s oldest pubs- the finest way to see Britain: enjoying a … Read more

British Pubs vs U.S. Pubs

British Pubs vs U.S. Pubs

The drinking scene in the U.S. is hard to beat, with the 50 states producing some of the best cocktails and craft beers in the world. British pubs, however, are an entirely altogether different experience and one even better than that of the mighty U.S. Here are eight reasons why that is exactly the case. … Read more

Welcoming in the New Year at a Classic British Pub

Welcoming in the New Year at a Classic British Pub

There are many different ways in which to celebrate the beginning of the new year and the ending of the old one. Different countries have different traditions; the Americans have a big party and fireworks in New York’s Times Square, people in Belarus celebrate with a 13-day festival, and people in Chile visit lost loved ones at the cemetery. Meanwhile, in Britain, thousands of people will celebrate at their local pub. As we know, the British pub is something of an institution and New Year’s Eve is one of the busiest nights of the year.

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Looking Inside Victorian Pubs

The interior decoration and furnishings of a Victorian pub is beyond iconic. Every individual piece is a British icon emulating historic value, tradition and hospitality mannerisms. Most pubs will have a touch of Victorian Esque furnishings and decor. Victorian furniture can be described as traditional and woody compared to the eccentric bars and nightclub furnishings … Read more