Top places to find craft beers in London


London is a city which enjoys a chance to celebrate. As a result, the craft beer culture is booming and even the most enthusiastic beer drinker is sure to be impressed with the sheer variety of locations to enjoy the popular beverage throughout the city. Let’s take a look at the top places to find (and drink!) craft beers in London…


The Arbitrager

This smart, stylish venue offers everything you could hope for from a West London craft beer venue, with stylish surroundings and some fantastic (if sometimes experimental) craft beers on tap. Expect bold flavours and plenty of options for beer fans throughout the city to enjoy. Stocking only London beers from London breweries, there’s also a range of London-sourced spirits on offer, ideal for relaxing and unwinding during your stay at M by Montcalm Shoreditch London Tech City.


BrewDog London is the flagship London venue for this well-known Scottish brand, and this bar in the heart of Soho ticks all the boxes for craft beer fans, including two floors (both with twenty separate beer taps) and a packed menu of great food to accompany. High energy and great fun, BrewDog is close to public transport and easily reached from your rooms in Shoreditch, ensuring convenience as well as fantastic beer.

Mason and Company

As good as craft beer venues get, this Hackney bar is dedicated to British independent craft beer (and a few great international finds) as well as delicious Italian-American street food. There’s always something happening here, including a packed roster of special events and tastings sure to make any trip to the city that bit more exciting for foodies and beer fans alike. Be sure to pay them a visit while you stay at the M by Montcalm Shoreditch London Tech City, and you’ll be treated with 20 craft beers to choose from!

Beer Merchants Tap

As well as offering 20 keg taps, 2 cask pumps and over 500 bottles and cans from the world’s finest craft beer breweries, the Beer Merchants Tap also offers a range of cheese and meat platters from artisan suppliers, sure to interest anyone interested in finding out more about the world of beer. For those not in the mood for an alcoholic beverage, the venue is open all day and serves up coffee and tea. It’s not far from Hackney Wick Station, meaning quick and easy access to this impressive beer merchant which also currently services numerous European breweries.

Mother Kelly’s Bottle Shop and Tap Room

With a huge wall of fridges, all packed with the finest craft beers from around the world, Mother Kelly’s Bottle Shop and Tap Room also offers 23 taps which are constantly rotating to ensure there’s always something new to try. Self-described as one of the most extensive beer stockists in the city, this is no overstatement – and this should certainly be considered a must-see for true beer aficionados visiting the capital.