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Small-Group Historic Pubs Walking Tour in Soho

  • 2.5-hour walking tour of Soho in London
  • Hear about artists, musicians and other notables that have lived and worked in Soho
  • See clubs that Marilyn Monroe, Jimi Hendrix and Keith Moon patronized
Small-Group Historic Pubs Walking Tour in Soho
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Small-Group Historic Pubs Walking Tour in Soho
From US$46.06
Discover the Soho district of London with a knowledgeable guide who leads you on a fascinating walking tour of this legendary entertainment district. Soho has elements of Las Vegas, New York, Amsterdam and Hollywood, and has attracted some of the world’s most famous people to live, work and play. Hear about luminaries including Marilyn Monroe, Jimi Hendrix and Paul McCartney. Visit some traditional English pubs during the 2.5-hour tour where you can purchase a tasty brew.
What to Expect
Make your own way to Piccadilly Circus to meet your guide for your 2.5-hour walking tour. Your guide shares entertaining and informative commentary about the people and places of Soho, one of London's most famous entertainment districts.

During your walking tour, you'll explore parts of Soho where music legends such as Jimi Hendrix played legendary gigs, and where classical music genius Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote his first symphony. Follow your guide around London’s former red light district and hear about the 'English Hugh Hefner.' Continue by strolling through Chinatown, St Anne’s Church and the French House, a pub where writers, painters and world leaders have gathered for decades. Find out where Karl Marx lived when writing Das Capital, at a spot just steps away from the pub where George Orwell wrote 1984.

Take in colorful and quirky street art, then stop for a look around Soho Square — considered the United Kingdom’s most cosmopolitan location and home to large media businesses including Paul McCartney's holding company.

Your Soho walking tour wraps up at a bar made famous by John Lennon and Eric Clapton. Get the inside scoop on why the bar banned Keith Moon (the drummer for The Who) and hear other fascinating stories before making your own way to your next destination.

Reviews (151)
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Reviewed 4 days ago
Soho Pub Tour

Fantastic tour, stopped by watering holes where Keith Moon, David Bowie, John Lennon and Jimmy Hendrix had been to. Good history lesson and great tasting beer.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank matthewwF5997LX
Reviewed 1 week ago
Perfect combination of education & drinking!

A must-do if you're visiting London! Linton, our knowledgeable and amiable guide, provided so much history and information on present culture along this tour, as well as wonderful recommendations on English beers at the pubs we visited. I loved that the focus of this tour...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Angela A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Like touring with a friend

Theo was our guide and he was so welcoming, warm and funny. He chatted with us like friends, not shouting with some megaphone and pointing like some other tours. We stopped at several bars, handpicked because of their unique offerings or history. He drank with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank natlopez
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
From Russia with love

Linton is one of the best tour guides I had. He definitely knows how to make a tour entertaining but at the same time knowledgeable. If you love beer or you want to know more about it, he is your guy :) It's impressive how...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tanya_neyman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Saw my home city with fresh eyes - thanks Glenn

I work for Flight Centre Business Travel and we did this as part of our Xmas party. Glenn was a breath of fresh air and was incredibly insightful with his information and history. A fun couple of hours and well worth it! Would highly recommend,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank alexxiie
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17 January 2019|
Response from fitzjames | Reviewed this property |
Hola Buenas dias Unfortuneately I cannot. What I can say is the tour is really good. The first pub has quite a history from the Dickensian period and the others are all good to visit on their own and have connections with... More
Orrin b
30 May 2018|
Response from louie2u |
I also would like to know if this tour is included with the London Pass.
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