The Best London pubs to celebrate St Patrick’s Day
Saint Patrick's Day is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March – the death date of Saint Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland.
It’s a day to dress in green, drink a few pints of Guinness with friends, and enjoy the St Patrick’s Day celebrations held in pubs across London and beyond.
We’ve put together a list of some of the best London pubs for celebrating St Patrick’s Day in style. While the pubs listed below aren’t specifically Irish, they are all putting on something special for the occasion.
This short list is only a taste of the hundreds of great Fuller’s pubs participating in St Patrick’s Day celebrations. Click here to find a pub, or use our St Patrick's Day event finder to find events happening near you.
Where to celebrate St Patrick's Day
Here are our top picks for the best pubs to celebrate St Patrick’s Day and weekend in London.
The Admiralty, Trafalgar Square
Situated in the heart of Trafalgar Square, The Admiralty is getting ready to host one of London's biggest St Patrick's Day celebrations on Sunday 15 March. The pub is right next to the festival and parade route, and will be pouring Guinness from 10am.
Located at 66 Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DS, visit The Admiralty's website to find out more.
The Churchill Arms, South Kensington
Dripping in flowers and crammed with Churchill memorabilia, The Churchill Arms is one of London’s most recognisable and famous watering holes.
The pub's manager, James Keogh, has managed the pub for more than 20 years and is a proud Irishman, meaning St Patrick's Day celebrations are always worth attending at this famous London pub. For St Patrick’s weekend The Churchill Arms is turning into a sea of green with live music, promotions and plenty of Guinness.
Located at 119 Kensington Church Street, London, W8 7LN, visit The Churchill Arms website to find out more.
The Hydrant, Monument
Who said St Patrick’s Day had to be all about Guinness?
The Hydrant in Monument will have five beers on tap by Whiplash, voted Ireland's number one brewer, to celebrate St Patrick's Day. Whiplash is a relatively new brewery that is making waves in the craft scene from Dublin. The pub will be pouring perfect pints of Guinness alongside this, of course.
The Hydrant is located at 1 Monument Street, London, EC3R 8BG. Visit The Hydrant’s website for more information.
The Prince Albert, Twickenham
The Prince Albert is a rugby pub in Twickenham that always has a big party for St Patrick’s Day – probably due to the manager, Ken Maguire, being Irish!
St Patrick’s Day celebrations will take place on Tuesday 17 March, with Irish Dancers, a live Irish band from 8pm to 11pm, face painting and a late license. Entry is free and this event is for over 21’s only.
Located at 30 Hampton Road in Twickenham, Middlesex, TW2 5QB, visit The Prince Albert's website to find out more.
The Pavilion End, St Paul’s
Sat right in the shadow of St Paul’s Cathedral, The Pavilion End is a popular spot in Central London to watch live sport, as well as to celebrate St Patrick’s Day.
St Patrick's day at The Pavilion End is about dressing in green, drinking Guinness with friends, and having a great time. From 16 to 20 March, enjoy a freshly poured pint of Guinness alongside traditional Irish dishes from the menu.
The Pavilion End is located at 23 Watling Street, London, EC4M 9BR. Visit the pub's website to find out more: Pavilion End Pub.
The Cabbage Patch, Twickenham
The Cabbage Patch is a famous Rugby pub in Twickenham that is the perfect spot for watching the Rugby as well as to celebrate St Patrick’s weekend.
The atmosphere in this lively pub is always unbeatable on game days, and the bar staff always pour Guinness perfectly, making it the perfect place to watch rugby and enjoy the St Patrick’s Day festivities.
Located at 67 London Road in Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 3SZ, visit The Cabbage Patch's website to find out more.
London’s Pride, Heathrow Airport
For those lucky enough to be flying to Dublin for St Patrick’s weekend, London’s Pride pub & kitchen is the perfect place to kick off your journey and St Patrick’s celebrations with a cold Guinness and traditional pub setting before boarding your flight.
London's Pride is located in Queens Terminal, T2 Airside, Heathrow Airport, London, TW6 1EW. Visit London Pride's website to find out more.
The Ship Inn, Langstone
Although The Ship Inn may not be in London, it’s worth making the short trip to Langstone for its charitable St Patrick’s Day event.
The pub will be hosting a charity race night from 7pm to fundraise for the Spinal Injuries Association. There will be a free pint of Guinness for all involved, delicious fresh food on the menu and stunning views over Emsworth harbour.
The Ship Inn is located on Langstone Road, Langstone, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1RD. Visit The Ship Inn’s website to find out more.
Celebrate St Patrick’s Day with Fuller’s
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