History of London in 4 Drinks Tour, The City, London

Peel away the layers of London’s social history as you taste 4 different drinks on this guided walking tour.

Pub sign for History of London in 4 Drinks Walking Tour

Take this walking tour of London and discover the city’s history through 4 different drinks

All over the world the Brits are known for being a nation of tea drinkers and rightly so, because we consume vast amounts of the stuff. But do you know the story behind how we first became such prolific consumers? This guided walking tour, run by The Indytute, will give you an insight into British social history through 4 drinks that shaped our culture today – tea, coffee, gin and beer. It’s a fun and relaxing way to see the British, their habits and the city of London, through a drinker’s lens. It’s topical too, with the rise of craft beer and boutique gin, we’re going through a second wave.

Sally, Editor, The Foodie Travel Guide


  • Tours are are operated by The Indytute
  • They run fortnightly on Saturdays and begin at 1pm or 4pm.
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes and take an umbrella
  • Tours cater for a minimum of 8 and a maximum of 14 people
  • Delve deeper into Britain’s gin history with our pick of Britain’s best gin distillery tours
  • Discover more about Britain’s brewing history with our selection of the UK’s top brewery tours



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The Bingham

Richmond, London

A 15-minute walk from Richmond Tube Station,the Bingham features luxurious rooms, some overlooking the River Thames.

Rooms from £92 a night.

The Zetter Hotel Clerkenwell London

The Hotel Zetter

Clerkenwell, London,

The Zetter Hotel is a quirky, award-winning boutique hotel located in fashionable Clerkenwell, London.

Rooms from £135 a night.

Artist Residence Pimlico London

Artist Residence

Pimlico, London

This stylish property close to Victoria Station offering individually designed rooms and an all-day restaurant.

Rooms from £175 a night.


Dogs friendly days out for foodies in Britain

Please check with the organisers of this London walking tour.

Mr Hendricks



St Paul’s Underground Station,1 Cheapside, London EC2V 6AA.

History of London in 4 Drinks Tour

  • Tour Fleet Street, the Strand & The City
  • Learn about 18th century London drinking
  • Taste gin, beer and tea or coffee