Follow the Capital Cask Ale Trail

Visit some of the capital’s oldest and most unique pubs on our City, West End, Soho and Westminster ale trails.

Collect 6 stamps from the pubs you’ve visited and we’ll give you a free t-shirt. Download a map and stamp card or pick one up from the pubs.

Explore the trails


This trails starts at the Sawyers Arms taking you towards Madame Tassauds and the Allsop Arms. Before you make your way towards the buzz of Oxford Street and retreat to the calm of the The Old Explorer, don't forget to pop into the George for a pint of Old Speckled Hen. Finish the trail in Knightsbridge and the magnificent Bunch of Grapes.

This trail is near 4Oxford Circus, 5Piccadilly Circus, and 2Madame Tussauds.


This trail starts in the bustling West End and ends near Buckingham Palace. Along the way you’ll see the fashionable Mayfair where you can make a stop at the Masons Arms for some hearty food and then onto trendy Soho. The Coach and Horses and Blue Posts will always offer you a warm welcome and a well kept pint and The Garrick and Brewmaster are on hand in the heart of Theatre land. End your day with a sharing platter and the Old Star and not to be missed is the magical Sherlock Holmes complete with a museum and a Sherlock Holmes ale.

This trail is near 9Westminster Abbey, 10The London Eye, and 8Trafalgar Square.


This trail starts at the Golden Fleece where you will find an impressive range of real Ales before heading off to Leadenhall Market and the buzz of the New Moon. Head towards the Monument and a pint of Abbot Ale in this historic part of London before crossing London Bridge towards the George Inn,  taking in the beautiful river views as you go.  Steeped in history and once frequented by Charles Dickens, The George  never fails to impress. 

This trail is near 12The Tate Modern, 11St Paul's Cathedral, and 14Borough Market.


This trail takes you on a tour of The City where you can enjoy the traditional charm of the Williams, a stones throw from vibrant Spitalfields. From the Williams head off to The Railway Tavern where you have a choice of three bars to enjoy a pint of IPA or Speckled Hen Gold. Next port of call is London’s first non smoking pub, the Phoenix, and a warm welcome awaits at the end of the trail, The Old Tea Warehouse, for a pint of London Glory on the secluded patio.

This trail is near 13The Barbican, 15The Bank of England, and 18Leadenhall Market.


Ale Trails

Kensington & Marylebone
Westminster & Soho
Southwark & The City
The City & Spitalfields
Simply collect 6 stamps from our pubs. Download our map and stamp card to begin!