Ireland Craft Beers


Best Irish craft beer bars in London

Posted By Shane McCarthy on February 18, 2019

While the business and political elites are trying to forecast shifting trade winds with the on-going debate around Brexit, the end consumer may soon feel the pain of the trickle-down costs for imported goods.

Add to that, the the annual pilgrimage to Craft Beer Rising Festival 19’ and St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, we thought it timely to list out some of the best bars in London pouring Irish Craft Beers in the lead up to March 29th !

Mc & Sons,160 Union St, Southwark

Mc & Sons is a traditional old Irish boozer set in the heart of Southwark. It’s a place for community to come and socialise in a friendly authentic environment with great service, traditional Thai food and a fantastic Irish beer selection continuously on rotation. The bar has traditional Irish music on selected evenings, one of London’s most authentic Irish environments with great food to match.


For a third year running, BrewDog bars will be pouring a curated list of some of the best beers from across Ireland. This years line up will include an extensive list of new releases and classics from O’Brother Brewing, White Hag Brewing, Kinnegar and Farmageddon. With 43+ bars across the UK, you shouldn’t be too far from finding a great Irish beer this March from our Celtic cousins.

Porterhouse House, 21-22 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden

This may be one of the largest bars in London, but it certainly doesn’t feel that way. The bar is split over three main floors with various mezzanine levels in between, and a cosy whiskey bar at the back. Obsessed with great beer, this award winning Irish bar always has an amazing range of fresh Irish Beer on tap

Draft Houses

Now part of the Brewdog bar chain group, Draft House bars will be part-taking in a similar Irish craft beer take over in March. The bars will have exclusive access to Brehon Brewhouse infamous Oatmeal Irish Stout. Draught house establishments are thirteen in total, including famous craft taverns such as Birdcage, Old Street, Tower Bridge.

Seven Seasons, 195 Hoxton St, Hoxton

Rated as one of the best bottle shops in East London, this establishment certainly does not disappoint. It is a family run craft beer bottle shop on Hoxton street, just 10 minutes from Old Street. The bottle shop always has a great atmosphere, with highly knowledgeable staff, and off course fresh cans of some of the best Irish Beers in their fridges – also available to drink in!

Kill the Cat, 43 Brick Lane, London

With a range of 150+ beers that are ever-changing and carefully curated to ensure they offer an exciting and well-balanced mix of flavours & styles. Now serving a cool range of the best from Ireland.

Ghost Whale, 70 Atlanic Rd, Brixton

Ghost Whale is an independent beer and culture store located in Brixton, London. With an aim to provide the best local, national and international craft beer for everyone in a friendly, fun neighbourhood shop. They’ve curated an evolving stock list of over 300 different beers, ciders and more in cans, bottles and growlers all inspired by their passion for music, art and travel.

If this doesn’t wet your appetite enough, there will be an array of new Irish beers pouring at Brick Lane during Craft Beer Rising 19 , or if you fancy ordering some of the best packaged beer to your door, checkout Honest Brews Irish Range online.

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