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London's Best Pubs: A Guide to London's Most Interesting and Unusual Pubs
by Peter Haydon
This thirst-inducing exploration of London's pubs offers the latest lowdown on 115 hangouts. It's easy to find the perfect place, as pubs are listed by special interest and organized by neighborhood, with maps guiding the reader to their chosen drinking hole. Every entry details the available ales on tap, highlighted by photographs that showcase the unique character of ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published March 1st 2011 by New Holland
(first published 2009)
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A huge list of pubs classified according to area. Each pub gets at least a one-page feature, with beautiful photos. Most get 2 pages. The history of each pub is mentioned (which was very interesting), what brews it serves, and what the pub is best known for. Reading this really made me, a non-Westerner, appreciate the cultural value of London's best public houses, and I will surely visit some of those mentioned when I am in the UK later this year.