A trip to London would not be complete without popping into a pub for a drink. British pubs are unique.  So why not have an exclusive pub experience with an expert on a tour that was described by Viator as the Top Global Experience and was awarded Viator’s Best British Experience two years running. Booking information is below. See customer reviews on Trip Adviser by clicking here.

This is a walking tour with Jane Peyton – award winning beer sommelier. Jane is an expert in alcohol, pubs, architecture, British customs, and has written books on all those subjects.  Take a tour around a selection of unforgettable and authentic pubs that (depending on the day of the week) might include a Victorian gin palace; an art nouveau public house; a Restoration ale-house; and an arts & crafts treasure, the only one of its kind in the world. All abound with history, character, and good beer.

Tours run Monday-Saturday depending on availability and last for up to 3 hours. This tour is a private tour for your group only.

Watch a video of some of the pubs that you might visit on Jane’s pub tour.

Group size

From 1 person to a maximum of 6 people.


Prices start at £250 (including local taxes) per group and increase depending on the size of the group. The prices include a half pint of beer or cider for each person in each of the four pubs we visit.

How to Book

Please contact Jane to book a date and arrange payment, or book through Viator (rates may be higher due to commission charges).

For more information please click on the Viator and Trip Adviser links.

Viator Page For London Pub Tours

Trip Adviser for London Pub Tours

“My wife and I had a great time during our first night in London doing a pub crawl with Jane. Jane is very knowledge and a real joy to spend time with. We had the opportunity to visit 4 locations with Jane and I know that she spent more than the required time with us and it was greatly appreciated.

Would recommend spending as much time as possible with Jane. A really fun person to be around.”

“This was by far our favorite tour we did in London. We loved seeing the historic pubs and Jane was so knowledgeable on not just the pubs and the beer, but on the history of it all. It wasn’t just a “pub crawl” where you go bar to bar drinking, it was a fun walking tour where we learned a lot about the history of the pubs and got to see some historic parts of London. I would definitely recommend, and Jane was absolutely fantastic! Definitely a must-do!”

“Our best evening in London. It was not just a pub tour, it was a walking history tour of Old London. Jane is an acknowledged expert on beer and helped us in choosing just the right brew in each of the historic pubs we visited. On returning home, it was the Pub Tour that I have talked about. Don’t miss it.”

“Excellent time with Jane, not only is she knowledgeable regarding the historic pubs and the colorful history of London, she also knows her beer and is actually fun to be around! She is not some dry, boring tour guide! Definitely recommend!!!”

“Jane is incredibly witty, engaging and fun to be around. She had us immediately engaged and laughing. She combines her fun personality with a wealth of knowledge It was just the perfect way to spend an afternoon in London We highly recommend this tour and Jane. It was a definite highlight of our trip!! 

“I feel compelled to tell you about the amazing time my wife and I had with Jane. We learned about London history, architecture, society, and beer. Five stars! Highly recommended!”

“Jane is very personable. She will become your friend (not just a guide) in the matter of minutes. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour and it was one of the highlights of our trip! “

“Jane is intelligent, well-spoken and committed to ensuring she leaves her clients sated with knowledge, and history. The hours we spent with Jane will be a cherished memory of our trip to England. I highly recommend booking this tour! “


Do you want to take a unique private tour of London? Jane Peyton is ready to give you a memorable tour experience. Just tell Jane what your interests are and she will tailor a tour just for you taking in the off-the-beaten tracks secret sights of London.  Or choose a lucky dip and trust her to give you an unforgettable exploration of the city’s lesser-known sites and curiosities.

Jane already runs an award winning tour of historic London pubs voted by customers of international tour agency Viator as the Top Global Experience.

Taking a tour with Jane is the equivalent of exploring London with a friend.

Group size

From 1 person to a maximum of 6 people.


Rates start at £350 (including local taxes) per group for a half day. Full days and multiple days are available.

How to Book

Please contact Jane to book a date and arrange payment.

Exciting news for
Jane Peyton!

The company she founded in 2008, School of Booze been named as one of London and South-East England’s Top 100 Businesses 2021. The South-East Business Awards are run in association with NatWest bank and Newsquest Media Group.

School of Booze is unique in its range of services offering on-line beer, cider, wine courses, drinks training, drinks consultancy, and corporate events.