So, you're the kind of traveler who's got a craving for amazing beer. London, UK is the PERFECT place, but you don't just want any kind of pint from a random pub. No, only the best of the best will suffice. To be honest, it's gonna cost you.
London is a great place for travelers to visit. You'll find affordable places to stay, dine, and spend a night out on the town, but it's also the perfect city to dine and drink like royalty. For those willing to pay the price, some of London's fanciest bars are offering some of the best beers in the world. Here are the 10 Most Expensive Bars In The UK.
10 The Rake at Borough Market
Located just next to London Bridge, the Borough Market is one of London's top places for both local and international fresh produce. For a beer that's worth your money, the market's The Rake is the place to be.
Run by Richard Dinwoodie and Mike Hill, The Rake is a bar that has a huge selection of different beers. With a focus on American beers, the bar still has a great variety of international beers to choose from. If you're looking for a spot to hang with your friends - day or night - The Rake and their craft beers, though pricey, will be worth your attention.
9 Coach & Horses
Near to London's West End and found towards the eastern edge of Hyde Park, Mayfair is home to Coach & Horses. A pub established in 1744, it's Mayfair's oldest pub and despite its age, it's still located in one of the most esteemed parts of London so you'll be charged quite a high price.
However, it's no ordinary pub. You won't find the cheapest of drunks here. With elegant decor, cushioned chairs, and gold trimmings on its furniture, it's a great place for those who have an appreciation for both the old days and a great pint. Compared to some other entries on this list, Coach & Horses is relatively affordable.
8 The Rivoli Bar at The Ritz
"Walking into a glitter jewelry box," is how many would describe The Rivoli Bar. Everyone knows a night's stay at The Ritz in London isn't going to be cheap, and the cost of drinks at their signature bar isn't either.
With most bottles of wine priced at over £100, the bar also offers cocktails and meal options from sandwiches to caviar. If you ever find yourself at The Ritz, be sure to stop by The Rivoli Bar for a great glass to wind down your night, and don't forget to adhere to their dress code too!
Also in Mayfair, there is the 5-Star luxury hotel Claridge's, where at almost any restaurant and bar located inside, guests can find some of the best alcoholic beverages and fine dining. From afternoon tea to luxury wine, the elegance does come with a price.
If you're looking for a fancy date night, visiting the restaurants at high-end hotels is never a bad idea in London. At Claridge's, you can go for their signature champagne dinner. Held in private dining rooms or Claridge's Kitchen, it can end up costing £350 per person.
6 The Pod Bar, Sky Garden
The Sky Garden in London is the city's most famous and highest glass-domed garden. It's a popular tourist attraction that provides some of the most amazing free views of London's skyline. More importantly, there is a bar.
The Sky Pod Rooftop Bar is exactly what it sounds like - a bar on the roof. Surrounded by the beautiful garden and sometimes used as a music venue, the rooftop is great place you can go to grab a drink and take in the beautiful city of London. It's also a popular destination to spend New Year's Eve.
Artesian names themselves the "forefront of the sophisticated London bar scene," and rightfully so. This classy London pub is the perfect blend of the fun yet laid-back atmosphere most people look for when heading out for a pint.
The Award-winning pub also offers snacks and full meals from lunch to dinner, and yes, the food is just as expensive as the beer. However, if you're just coming from seeing a musical on the West End and looking for a fine place to eat and drink, you can't go wrong with Artesian.
4 Singer Tavern
For a more casual drinking spot, you can visit Singer Tavern in Shoreditch, which is located just a few miles north of London. Singer Tavern is still quite pricey and a little more posh than most pubs, but its wooden furniture, dimly lit lights, and laid-back seating makes the pub the perfect place to sit and drink.
Singer Tavern specializes in great wine, cocktails, and spritz, but it is also a great place for craft beer. From private bookings like wedding parties to casual dinners, Singer Tavern is a great cross between classy and comfortable.
3 Craft Beer Co.
Craft Beer Co. is known for serving beer from independent brewers, and they usually serve it in large amounts. Located all over London - from Brixton to Covent Garden - Craft Beer Co. pubs are both a local and tourist spot for beer lovers.
Depending on its location, the pub can look either super laid-back and homey or quite fancy with bright colors. No matter where you are, however, they're all still the same high price, but it's a price many people are happy to pay to taste a beer that's made with care and craft.
2 Beaufort Bar at The Savoy
At London's Savoy Hill House, you'll find a pub called the Beaufort Bar, a pub known for its "interpretative magic." What makes Beaufort Bar unique is its cabaret stage and dark atmosphere that sets up for both a night of entertainment and relaxation at the same time.
From whole bottles of wine to signature gin and tonics, the Beaufort Bar isn't the cheapest place to go for a pint, but when you're also served caviar and prawns, it's easy to see why. If you're looking for a unique way to spend a night out in London, consider visiting Beaufort where there's live music every single night!
1 Coburg Bar
The Connaught located in Mayfair is another incredibly posh bar that you can't miss in London if you're looking to spend your money on great wine and good spirits. Perfect for most couples and a romantic night out, Coburg Bar is a warm and intimate setting for two people to sit and get to know each other over a glass.
The inviting atmosphere and candle-lit rooms create a place where Londoners don't have to be afraid to slow down and relax. You might have to pay a high price for your drinks, but whether you're day drinking or having a late-night, many of the bar's frequent visitors love their drinks.