london marathon pubs
04 April

10 Venues on the London Marathon Route

On Sunday 23rd April, tens of thousands of brave runners will be sweating it out on a 26.2 mile route around London. If you’re heading out to support, make your way to one of these venues in prime location on the famous route.

The Top 10 London Marathon Pubs


The Old Brewery – Start of Race

As you might guess, this pub is all about the beer. The Old Brewery also offers great pub food in comfortable surroundings, with genial service.


Gipsy Moth – Mile 6

This small pub has a discreet nautical theme and a lovely patio garden where you can soak up the sun as runners pass by the Cutty Sark.


The Angel – Mile 10

The large gardens and views over the Thames means the Angel is a beautiful spot to be if the weather is good.


The Mayflower – Mile 11

The oldest pub on the Thames offers a great view of the of the river.


The Bridge House – Mile 12

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Located within the iconic Tower Bridge, which marks half way on the route, The Bridge House is a great spot to enjoy a drink outside and support the efforts of runners reaching the half-way point.


Boisdale of Canary Wharf – Mile 15 (and 18/19)

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Tuck into a brasserie menu on the second floor of this Canary Wharf bar – watching all that exercise is tiring work.


The Floating Lotus – Mile 17

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This floating Chinese restaurant on the Thames is a great spot to watch runners as they pass the mile 17 point.


The Blackfriar – Mile 24

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The Blackfriar is reputed for its distinctive building, intriguing history and vibrant atmosphere.


Walkers of Whitehall – Mile 25

This distinguished pub is perfect to indulge in a beer as you track your runner conquering their last two miles.


Buckingham Arms – Mile 26

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Get down here to raise a glass as the runners cross that famous finish line – and welcome them in for some much-needed refreshment.


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