While finding a cheap pint in the capital can sometimes feel impossible, here are a few Wetherspoons spots in the centre of the city that offer a tipple for around a fiver.
Having built a reputation for its low prices across the country, those visiting London may be inclined to head to a Wetherspoons to keep drink costs low on a night out. In total the capital is home to almost 100 Wetherspoons with many of the pub chain's locations also based in the inner city.
The average cost of a pint in London is said to be around £5.90 according to Finder, however those visiting the city can get a pint of Carling for less than a fiver at a few of Wetherspoons’ central London pubs.
We break down where Londoners can get the cheapest Wetherspoons pints within the inner city.
1. The Masque Haunt
This Old Street taproom got its name for the lavish plays that were once performed at the spot by masked figures in Elizabethan times. Address: 168 – 172 Old Street, Old Street, EC1V 9BP Price of a pint of Carling: £4.72
2. The Rockingham Arms
Set on what was once the headquarters of the Department of Health and Social Security, its name actually references the name in which the Wetherspoons currently resides was known as in the 18th century. Address: 119 Newington Causeway, Metro Central Heights, Elephant and Castle, SE1 6BN Price of a pint of Carling: £4.72
3. Shakespeare’s Head
Honouring a nearby past establishment that was often frequented by famous figures in the literary world, Wetherspoons has highlighted the area’s rich artistic history. Address: Africa House, 64 – 68 Kingsway, Holborn, WC2B 6BG Price of a pint of Carling: £5.29
4. The Sir John Oldcastle
This pub takes its name from the real life 14th-/15th-century rebel leader Sir John Oldcastle who is believed to have inspired one of Shakespeare's characters, Falstaff. A tavern was named after the historical figure which was based on the former grounds of his mansion with the wetherspoons spot having continued its legacy. Address: 29 – 35 Farringdon Road, Farringdon, EC1M 3JF Price of a pint of Carling: £5.29