1. United Kingdom
  2. South East England
  3. London
  4. Piccadilly Circus

London: West End Historic Pub Experience

Product ID: 80541
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Dive into London's most famous entertainment area where John Lennon, Mozart, George Orwell, Jimi Hendrix, Casanova, Ella Fitzgerald, Karl Marx, The Rolling Stones, Marilyn Monroe and more all lived and played while experiencing 4 iconic English Pubs.
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Duration: 2.5 hours
Starting time 2:00 PM
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  • Starting at Piccadilly Circus, you explore London’s most iconic entertainment area including stops at four historic pubs
  • See where Jimi Hendrix played his first and last gigs in London
  • Drop by the club where Marilyn Monroe and Sir Lawrence Olivier spent time
  • Visit Karl Marx’s home and checkout where George Orwell wrote 1984
  • Enjoy a drink at John Lennon’s favorite pub and see where the swinging 60’s kicked off in London
Full description
You are exploring London's famous West End to see the past and present hangouts of musicians, sportsmen, actors, writers and politicians, including stops at four historic pubs that best illustrate the wide and diverse history of the area. You'll be met at the world famous Piccadilly Circus and begin with a relaxed chat about the area and it's history as you journey between famous locations and venues that have been home to some of the most influential people in modern history.

At each pub, you'll have the option to buy authentic English Ales and beers, though other options are available including non-alcoholic drinks. See why the West End has been London's entertainment capital for more than 300 years.
  • Veteran London tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks at the pubs
  • Tips and other purchases
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

At the statue of the winged god Eros outside Piccadilly Circus Station. Your guide will be holding a red and white umbrella with the words "Tour Guide" on it.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• As this is a walking tour, you might want comfortable shoes, though the distance covered is fairly short.
• It is also recommended to try some tasty English ales throughout the adventure but there are many different types of drinks (including non-alcoholic) available.
• Please bring photo ID - all participants must be over 18 years.

From £29 per person

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True London Tours Ltd

Product ID: 80541