Historical version 4 of Category Drinking (view current version)

 Would I were in an alehouse in London! I would give
 all my fame for a pot of ale and safety.
 Henry V, Act III, Scene 2
 There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man,
 by which so much happiness is produced as by a good
 tavern or inn.
 Samuel Johnson

London is renowned for its many pubs. It's also home to a growing number of bars, especially in Soho and the West End.

For those interested, here is a page describing real ale, and one about real cider.

There are a couple of regional breweries in London:

London, being in England, suffers from the annoying problem of Closing Time.

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