Pubs are closed, didn’t you know?
But some of London’s boozers have found a way to continue to serve their community in the best way possible: by pouring them a pint of the cold stuff to take away. Many have been able to get the right licences in place to transform their pub into an offie, meaning they can sell fresh produce and alcohol to go. The same two-metre rule applies as it would in any shop, so there’s no standing at the bar for a natter – but what a good feeling to drink fresh from the tap again.
We’ve done the Lord’s work ahead of the bank holiday weekend by rounding up all the London pubs near parks that are serving beer and other delights for you to take away. Grab a pint and head for some of that daily exercise – or a little sit – in the park. Or take it home for a sup in the garden
Just remember: public facilities in the capital are still largely closed right now, so don’t get caught short. And many parks are closing at 5pm or 7pm each evening. Anddddd the government advice is to stay at home as much as possible, before you go getting any silly park session ideas. And do make sure to keep up that two-metre distance while you enjoy your summer sipping. Otherwise, though, it’s bottoms up for the bank holiday!
People’s Park Tavern
The Duke of Hamilton
Red Lion and Sun
The Sympathetic Ear
Clissold Park Tavern
Pub on the Park
Cat & Mutton (from Saturday)
Forest Road Brewery (who also deliver to your door from their pint mobile)
The Prince Arthur
Prince of Wales
Crystal Palace Park
The Anglesea Arms
The White Hart
Other pubs away from the parks
Old Ivy House
Please note, situations are changing on a daily basis, so please check with your local before heading along for a pint.
Or get the tinnies sent to you by checking our list of breweries delivering.
When will pubs return properly, though? Read all about what’s ahead for bars and pubs.
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