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Bermondsey Beer Mile – 2024 Guide With Map + Photos

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The Bermondsey Beer Mile in South London comprises around 20 or so breweries and is likely London’s best craft beer experience by quite some distance (by a…erm… mile). We took it upon ourselves to tackle every single Bermondsey Beer Mile brewery taproom here (hard work, we know) over several weekends, as attempting all of them in one go isn’t a good idea (probably…).

From tiny taprooms to brand spanking new bars, hipster hangouts to sake and mead manufacturers, there is a Bermondsey Beer Mile brewery to suit everyone’s tastes.

Bermondsey Beer Mile in London - the ultimate guide

Bermondsey has so much to offer so if you don’t fancy spending the entire day trekking between taprooms, look to combine your visit with nearby Maltby Street Market, one of London’s best foodie markets, or some Bermondsey Street cafe culture.

So ‘hop’ to it and follow in our frothy footsteps – all of the current Bermondsey Beer Mile taprooms are included below, in geographical order with the first on the list being the nearest to London Bridge Station:

Bermondsey Beer Mile in London - the ultimate guide

Bermondsey Beer Mile Map 2024

Where to start the Bermondsey Beer Mile

The Bermondsey Beer Mile starts just over a 10 minute walk from London Bridge underground / train station or a 15 minute walk from Bermondsey underground station. It finishes a few minutes walk away from South Bermondsey train station.

If you are only planning on visiting a few Bermondsey Beer Mile breweries, then the largest concentration of tap rooms are located closer to the London Bridge end of the mile.

When to visit the Bermondsey Beer Mile

If you want to visit as many of the breweries as possible in one day, then Saturday is the best day of the week to visit the Bermondsey Beer Mile when all taprooms are open.

Most of the taprooms also open on Sunday, and some on weekday evenings.


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Bermondsey Beer Mile taproom breweries

The following Bermondsey Beer Mile breweries and opening times are correct as of February 2024.

The opening hours tend to change on a regular basis so please double check their individual websites for the most up to date times.

1. Southwark Brewing Company

Thirty years in the making and one of the oldest pioneer breweries in London,Southwark Brewing Company is one of the most popular taprooms on the Bermondsey Beer mile.

This is likely as a result of its crowd-pleasing core range and their close proximity to the ever popular Maltby Street Market (they even encourage you to get your food from the market first and then enjoy in the taproom).

Bermondsey beer mile | Southwark Brewing Company

We enjoyed our time here immensely, as the staff were super helpful and allowed us to try a few options, before we settled on several Pottersfield Porters and Double Stouts.

Last time we visited Southwark Brewing’s taproom, the place was packed with people of all ages and the whole experience was very warm (the opposite of their beer) and welcoming. Plus did we mention the beer pong table…?!

Southwark Brewing Company, 46 Druid Street, Bermondsey, SE1 2EZ
Opening Times: Tues, Thurs & Fri: 5pm-10pm; Sat: 12pm-7pm; Sun: 1pm-5pm

Bermondsey beer mile | Southwark Brewing Company

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2. Kanpai – Bermondsey Craft Sake Brewery

A little taste of Japan in the heart of Bermondsey, Kanpai (‘cheers’ in Japanese) London Sake Brewery taproom has recently relocated from its original brewery in Peckham to the Bermondsey Beer Mile – maybe they should rename it the Sake Square Mile?!

The UK’s first sake brewery, the Bermondsey Kanpai sake taproom brews and serves up this super sake at source and is a nice diversion from the usual craft beer breweries along here.

If you don’t fancy spirits, they also serve Japanese beer and local craft beers (and often do their own crafty collaborations).

Founded in 2016 by a husband and wife team after a trip to Kyoto and billed as the UK’s first sake brewery, Kanpai sake brewery tours and tastings are also available in Bermondsey most Saturdays.

Kanpai London Sake Brewery and Taproom, 48 Druid Street. Bermondsey, SE1 2EZ
Opening hours Wed-Thurs: 5pm to 10pm; Fri: 6pm- 10:30pm; Sat: 12pm-10:30pm; Sun: 12pm-7pm


3. The London Beer Factory – Barrel Project

A serious contender for the best looking taproom on the Bermondsey Beer Mile, with their incredible beer-barrel interior (and their beer selection is pretty epic too).

As soon as you cross the threshold, it is impossible not to be a little taken aback by the main wall, adorned with several hundred (ish – we didn’t count them all) oak barrels used for aging their ales and wares.

This is a good-looking set up with a cracking centre-piece bar bedecked with turquoise tiles and a massive menu chalkboard.

Bermondsey beer mile | The Barrel Project

As well as their colossal choice of craft beers, they have one of the largest sets of beer fridges that we’ve seen on the Bermondsey Beer Mile, which do a roaring trade with many local residents seemingly popping into to stock up their own fridges.

On our last visit, The Barrel Project also had a food hatch / kiosk serving dipped pork loin steak BBQ dishes – how is that for a perfect beer pairing?!

The London Beer Factory – Barrel Project, 80 Druid Street, Bermondsey, SE1 2HQ
Opening Times: Wed- Fri: 4pm-11pm; Sat: 12pm-11pm; Sun: 1pm-9pm

Bermondsey beer mile | The Barrel Project

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4. Hawkes Cidery & Taproom (Closed Down)

February 2024 update: Hawkes Cidery & Taproom permanently closed in November 2023

And now for something a little different on the Bermondsey Beer Mile – cider! One of the coolest interiors (more mean and moody than dark and dingy), this taproom has bags of character – even the branding reminds us a little of Beavertown in its early days.

With well stocked fridges (which include beers in case you aren’t a cider fan) and a huge seating area, there are often specials to be had here, as well as a pizza menu and tours of the brewery. The apple pun for the male toilets  – Cox – was also much appreciated.

Bermondsey beer mile | Hawkes Cidery & Taproom

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5. Billy Franks Jerky and Craft Beer & Snack Shack

A house of hops for a jerky manufacturer who then got into a beer, Billy Frank’s Snack Shack is a juicy love in of beef jerky, Turkey Jerky snacks and craft beers, in the shadow of Maltby Street Market and close by to Hiver (we are hoping for a jerky honey combo very shortly!).

Billy Franks Jerky and Craft Beer & Snack Shack

As well as Boozy Beef Jerky (vegan versions also available), you can accompany your craft beer cans with their own brews like their house helles lager so eat, drink and be merry!

Billy Franks Jerky and Craft Beer & Snack Shack 104 Druid St, London, Bermondsey, SE1 2HQ
Opening Times: Fri: 5pm-9pm; Sat: 11.30am-9pm; Sun: 12pm-6pm

Billy Franks Jerky and Craft Beer & Snack Shack
Billy Franks Jerky and Craft Beer & Snack Shack

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6. Hiver Taproom & Shop

Aside from tackling the Bermondsey Beer Mile, we’ve been regular visitors to Hiver Beer after discovering it was located right next to the incredible food paradise Maltby Street Market.

After stuffing our faces with sublime street food, we often beat a retreat to Hiver to enjoy a beer (or three).

Hiver Beer on Bermondsey Beer Mile. Hiverquarters Taproom & Shop

Aside from their light and airy taproom, what makes Hiver stand out is that they include honey in most of their core range, which gives their offerings a distinctively sweet taste and one of the reasons we continue to make a ‘bee-line (sorry / not sorry) here regularly. We usually opt for their core Hiver blonde honey beer (4.5%).

Hiver Beer on Bermondsey Beer Mile. Hiverquarters Taproom & Shop

If honey isn’t a home run for you, they also have a huge fridge chock full of craft beers from other breweries, many of which from the other Bermondsey Beer Mile taprooms.

Hiverquarters Taproom & Shop 56 Stanworth Street, Bermondsey, SE1 3NY
Opening Times: Fri: 4.30pm-9pm; Sat: 11am-8pm; Sun: 12pm-6pm

Hiver Beer on Bermondsey Beer Mile. Hiverquarters Taproom & Shop

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7. Anspach & Hobday Brewery

Underneath the arches, Anspach and Hobday is a compact taproom in the thick of the brewing vats, although most brewing is done at their new Croydon brewery.

Anspach & Hobday Brewery

What they lack in size is made up for by their super friendly staff and varied range (a mix of core and collaborations). We opted for a ⅔ pint of their Dark Cygnet (£4.40) which isn’t part of their core range, but we want to go back and try their highly rated porter at source.

Their newer Croydon Anspach and Hobday brewery is a big and beautiful brewery beast to behold (try saying that after several stouts).

Anspach & Hobday also offer London brewing tours at both their Bermondsey and Croydon breweries. Click here to find out more details about their brewery tours >

Anspach & Hobday Brewery 118 Druid Street, Bermondsey, SE1 2HH
Opening Times: Thurs: 5pm-10pm; Fri: 2pm-10pm; Sat: 11am-10pm; Sun: 1pm-6.30pm

Anspach & Hobday Brewery

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8. Dutch Brewery – It ain’t much, if it ain’t Dutch

Located super close to Moor Beer Vaults and Cloudwater Brewery, it is time to go Dutch along the Bermondsey Beer Mile. A new addition to London’s most celebrated craft beer trail, we thik the Dutch Brewery might also be the only taproom with chandeliers – delightful!

Bringing together the best beer and food that the Netherlands has to offer, the Bermondsey Dutch Brewery (It Ain’t Much, If It Ain’t Dutch) has over 25 beer taps including beery treats such as dubbel, triple or Dutch sours and IPAs.

Dog friendly and with a small beer garden out front, who needs to go to Holland when you have a Dutch Brewery on your doorstep.

The Dutch Brewery – It ain’t much, if it ain’t Dutch: 67-68 Enid St, London SE16 3RA
Opening hours: Thurs: 5pm-10pm; Fri 3pm-10pm; Sat: 12pm-10pm; Sun: 12pm-9pm


9. Moor Beer Co Vaults & Tap Room

Did you just offer us ‘Smoked lager’?  OK, yes please and take all our money right now. And this is how our admiration for The Moor Taproom began.

Whilst not the most grand of taprooms, they more than make up for it with their chirpy staff, burgeoning beer range, plus their cheap as taproom tray taster – just £5 for 4 beers from their core line.

We *think* this might be the best value craft beer tray taster we’ve seen anywhere in London and definitely encourages you to ‘Drink Moor Beer’.

We also doff our hat to their fine line in gourmet scotch and pickled eggs, gooey cheese-boards and old school crisp flavours.

Born and bred in Bristol, The Moor’s London taproom began life in 2018 and is always busy when we’ve visited (it comfortably sits around 30 people with ample room outside for sunshine beers).

To note that last time we visited, Moor’s taproom looked very different to the current pictures we have, but it was so crowded, we couldn’t get any new photos and we are not sure if the changes are temporary or permanent. But the beer range at Moor Vaults continues to be top notch.

Bermondsey beer mile | Moor Beer Co Vaults & Tap Room

For us, it is all about their smoked lager (4.2% abv) – such a large, looming and lingering taste (in a good way).

Moor Beer Co Vaults & Tap Room 71 Enid Street, Bermondsey, SE16 3RA
Opening Times: Thurs: 2pm-10pm; Fri-Sat: 12pm-10.30pm
; Sun: 2pm-8pm

Moor Beer Co Vaults & Tap Room

10. Gosnells Meadery Taproom 

Formerly the much loved and very missed London Calling Sweden taproom, Peckham based mead manufacturers Gosnells have now taken up residence in this railway arch set-up and are a welcome accompaniment to the Bermondsey Beer Mile. 

As we learned when we visited Gosnells Meadery Taproom recently, Mead is a honey based sweet (often sparkling) beverage that generally has the same ABV as beers (around the 4 to 5% ABV mark but up to 20% in some cases).

It can be bought in halves and pints and craft beer is also available on tap at the Meadery.  

Gosnells Meadery Taproom Bermondsey Beer Mile

We found the Gosnells Meadery Taproom minimalist in its design and friendly in its service.

Regular events are held at Gosnells Meadery Taproom like tastings, sports screenings- we also hope to see some form of honey based collab with neighbouring honey lovers Hiver Brewery soon

Gosnells Meadery Taproom Arch 72 Enid St, Bermondsey, SE16 3R
Opening Times: Wed–Fri: 4pm–10.30pm; Sat-Sun: 12pm–10.30pm


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11. Cloudwater Brew Co

Originally brewed in Manchester, Cloudwater now also has a railway arch taproom in London with around 20 different seasonal and core lines on tap.

Attention to detail is everything here from the lush lighting and nicely designed daily updated beer tasting notes through to the glassware itself (aesthetically pleasing and a cut above your usual beer glass).

Cloudwater Brew Co

Around £4 per serving so slightly pricier than others, we opted for Cloudwater Brew Co’s core IPA and Pale Ale and were suitably impressed by both.

The taproom is very welcoming so you could easily spend an easy afternoon here working your way through the menu. There is a good amount of indoor seating and more toilet facilities than most other taprooms.

Cloudwater Brew Co 73 Enid Street, Bermondsey, SE16 3RA
Opening Times: Wed: 4pm-8pm; Thurs-Fri: 4pm-10pm; Sat: 1pm-10pm; Sun: 2pm-8pm

Cloudwater Brew Co

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12. Brew By Numbers / BBNO Taproom and Tasting (closed)

2024 update: BBNO Bermondsey has now permanently closed down but BBNO Morden Wharf in Greenwich is still open during the warmer months.

So nice, they have it twice. Due to its popularity, BBNO has now expanded to have both a taproom and tasting room just a few doors down from each other. The brewery itself is located in the taproom but both have bars with around 8 to 10 core and guest lines on.

Brew By Numbers / BBNO Taproom and Tasting

We opted for a traditional and rich BBNO Porter – 6.4% abv. The decor is nice and clean and almost felt Scandinavian, with a wooden bar (and barrels to the right of the bar, along with some beery merchandise).

Just to mention that away from the Bermondsey Beer Mile, Brew By Numbers Mordern Wharf taproom is a serious contender for London’s best brewery spot. This excellent riverside pub and brewery has views of the Thames and is within walking distance of Greenwich with a great selection on tap and street food to accompany your alfresco session too.


13. Bianca Road Brew Co

One of the larger indoor drinking areas on the Mile, Bianca Road Brew Co taproom feels primed for a party with one of the best set-ups along the Bermondsey Beer Mile. Bonus points too for Bianca Road Brew Co’s wall posters and artwork.

Originally hailing from Peckham, Bianca Road Brew specialise in West Coast American style beers They have all the usual beery goodness like IPA, APA and lager but also some of the more interesting craft concoctions.

Bermondsey beer mile | Bianca Road Brew Co

On one visit to Bianca Road Brew, we tried Salt Lake Shake, which is a Ginger and Cinnamon Milkshake IPA, plus their Blood Orange IPA (‘LA Bloods’). Never boring and always fun to try, this is one of Bermondsey Beer Mile’s most popular breweries (and a great outdoor beer garden for sunny summer sessions too).

Food wise, most weekends, Bianca Road Brew Co. have a different street food vendor operating outside (there was some gooood looking mac and cheese outside when we visited).

Bianca Road Brew Co 83-84 Enid Street, Bermondsey, SE16 3RA
Opening Times: Wed-Thurs: 4pm-10pm;Fri: 4pm-11pm;
Sat: 1pm-11pm; Sun: 1pm-6pm

Bermondsey beer mile | Bianca Road Brew Co

14. Craft Beer Junction

One of the newest additions to the Bermondsey Beer Mile, Craft Beer Junction is actually a wholesaler / supplier that has branched out an open its own cosy taproom on Enid Street, with one of the biggest beer selections in Bermondsey, with a wide range of international beers as well as British craft.

Craft Beer Junction

At any given time, they’ll have at least 10 kegs on plus a wide assortment of cans and bottles available so there is plenty of choice and it is currently open four nights a week – so you’ll always have a good night out up the ‘Junction and underneath the railway arches!

Craft Beer Junction 86 Enid Street, Bermondsey
Opening Times: Wed: 4pm-9.30pm; Thurs – Fri:4pm-10.30pm; Sat: 12.30pm-11pm; Sun: 2pm-7pm


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15. Mash Paddle Brewery

Mash Paddle Brewery is one of the most recent additions to the Bermondsey Beer Mile on Enid Street, close to Bianca Road Brewery, The Dutch Taproom and Craft Beer Junction.

Mash Paddle is a little different from the other Bermondsey Breweries, allowing small batch brewers to try their luck (similar to their previous venture uBrew) and it sometimes runs beer making courses and classes.

Mash Paddle Brewery Bermondsey Beer Mile

When we last visited Mash Paddle Brewery along the Bermondsey Beer Mile, there were around 9 or 10 craft beers on tap ranging from 4% to 8.5% costing from £4.50 upwards per ⅔ pint – we also like that you do a taster tray of ⅓ pints for £8 or splash out on bubbles or cocktails too.

Mash Paddle often do street food with a small food truck outside selling pizzas (they should so bangers and mash paddle too eh).

Mash Paddle Brewery 92 Enid Street, Bermondsey
Opening Times: Thurs: 12pm-10pm; Fri-Sat 12pm-11pm; Sun: 12pm-7pm

Mash Paddle Brewery Bermondsey Beer Mile

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16. The Kernel Brewery Arch 7 Taproom

We are ‘nuts’ about the Kernel Brewery but where do we start with this ultra modern and sleek taproom? Maybe with the uber friendly staff, who offered their recommendations (along with samples) and also asked us what fruity flavour they should add to the lines next that day?

The Kernel Brewery Bermondsey London

The selection of craft beers here at Kernel Brewery Bermondsey is superb, as is the attention to detail with their interiors – we hadn’t seen a taproom with mobile phone charging points before!

The atmosphere here is also very amiable and it feels a very relaxed and friendly place where dogs are also welcome (one pug on our visit was the centre of attention). Plus there is ample seating, with a ground floor and mezzanine level.

ABVs range from around 3% to almost 10% (eek!) with pints costing between the £5 to £6.50 mark – all beers are also available as 1/3s,1/2s and 2/3s.

The Kernel Brewery, Arch 11, Dockley Road Industrial Estate, Dockley Road, Bermondsey, SE16 3SF
Opening Times: Wed-Fri: 3pm-10pm; Sat: 11am-9pm; Sun: 12pm-8pm

The Kernel Brewery

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17. Affinity Brewing Company (closed)

2024 update: Affinity Brewing Co. have now left the Bermondsey Beer Mile and moved to Brixton (Sidney Road)

We liked our visit to the Affinity Taproom as not only have they created a cracking craft range, they’ve also made their bar very warm and welcoming, with an added bonus in the shape of an amazing mezzanine level consisting of comfy sofas and long tables.

Bermondsey beer mile | Affinity Brewing Company

The staff here are super friendly and keen to impart their recommendations. With around 5 draft options available, we opted for two halves of their dark beer, costing £5.50 in total (Dark Necessities, 4.8% abv).

Food options are quite snacky but cover a wide range of dietary options e.g vegetarian sausage rolls and biltong. A good taproom to start your Bermondsey Beer Mile Experience – to Affinity and beyond…


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18. The Outpost – Three Hills Brewing

Originally from Northampton and founded back in 2017, Three Hills Brewery opened their Bermondsey outpost in 2020, specialising in small batches and a regular rotation meaning every time you visit, you’ll likely be in for a new surprise.

Boasting at least 20 lines and ample seating space with board games and a piano (all the ingredients for a good knees-up). The Three Hills Outpost is usually open for drinking Friday to Sunday and is a welcome addition to the Bermondsey Beer Mile.

The Outpost – Three Hills Brewing, 7 Almond Rd, London, Bermondsey, SE16 3LR
Opening Times: Thurs: 5pm-11pm; Fri: 4pm – 11pm; Sat: 1pm-11pm


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19. Spartan Brewery (Closed Down)

2024 Update – Spartan Brewery Bermondsey has now closed down but you can still enjoy The Outpost / Three Hills Brewing next door

Small in scale (living up to their name) but with bags of enthusiasm, this is possibly the tiniest taproom on the Mile and only open on Saturdays.

Bermondsey beer mile | Spartan Brewery

Run by Colin and Mike (who do practically everything here), Spartan is a bare-bones affair but a good way to escape the pretension and hipster hangout vibes of some of the other taprooms.

Authentic as and good value, their alfresco area is simple and a spot-on summer hangout.

Spartan Brewery, 8 Almond Road, Bermondsey, SE16 3LR
Opening Times: Sat: 1pm–8pm


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20. EeBria Tap

More of a bottle-shop than an actual brewery, Eebria is a distributor who open up their downstairs bar every Saturday (and Fridays in summer).

Offering around 8 keg beers and a veritable variety of bottled beers from their fridges, they also have regular tap takeovers.

Bermondsey beer mile | EeBria

When we visited, there was a Gun Brewery takeover and we tried a Parabellum Milk Stout (4.1% abv), so quite the variety to sup your way through.

If you’re looking for a sleek and shiny taproom, this probably isn’t your place but if you just want to try a wide range of beers with a handful of peanuts in authentic and unassuming surroundings, this cosy taproom might be for you.

EeBria Tap, 15 Almond Road, Bermondsey, SE16 3LR
Opening Times: Sat: 1pm-7.30pm

Bermondsey beer mile | EeBria

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21. Partizan Brewing (Closed Down)

2024 update: Partizan Brewing permanently closed along the Bermondsey Beer Mile in March 2023 and has now relocated  to Leicestershire.

A little more of the beaten (beer) track and with no nearby ‘craft’ competitors, Partizan is well worth seeking out.

Whilst a little quieter when we visited compared to most other Bermondsey Beer Mile breweries (likely due to its location), the experience feels more genuine and they also purvey what appear to be the funkiest beer taps which look like toys.

Bermondsey beer mile | Partizan Brewing

On our last visit to Partizan Brewing, gourmet burgers could be obtained from an outside BBQ street food stall. Beer wise, we had a lemon porter 5.5% (surprisingly dark) and imperial stout 6.5%, both £4 for ⅔ pints (so possibly a little more expensive than other taprooms in the area).


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22. Fourpure Brewing Co. Basecamp

Probably our favourite overall taproom experience on the Bermondsey Beer Mile in terms of the venue itself is Fourpure.

Whilst less ‘personal’ than other taprooms on the Beer Mile (due to its huge size and massive throughflow of drinkers), this is a ‘new’ taproom, opened in summer 2019 on an unassuming industrial estate.

Bermondsey beer mile | Fourpure Brewing Co. Basecamp

You could easily spend all day in Fourpure’s taproom, with a light and bright modern interior decor, good food offerings, massive TVs (and also a gift-shop!).

The choice of beer here is also unparalleled, with over 40 taps on at any one time, and regular events such as beer launches or pub quizzes. We like their stouts / dark beers, especially the Last Train Oatmeal Stout (5.1% ABV).

Fourpure Brewing Co. Basecamp Bermondsey Trading Estate, 22 Rotherhithe New Road, Bermondsey, SE16 3LL
Opening Times: Thurs: 4pm-8pm; Fri: 4pm-10pm; Sat: 12pm-10pm
; Sun: 12pm-7pm

Fourpure Brewing Co. Basecamp Bermondsey London
Fourpure Brewing Co. Basecamp Bermondsey London

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23. Small Beer Brewery 

Nice beer, low alcohol, big taste! 

As Small Beer is located a little past Four Pure Brewery, traditionally the end of the Bermondsey Beer Mile, it is up for debate if this is part of the mile but it is definitely a brewery in Bermondsey (so good enough for us).

All of the Small Beer range are below 2.8% ABV and its stakes its claim as the world’s first dedicated low alcohol brewery – their core range includes dark lager, session IPAs and hazy IPAs.

You can also enjoy a tasting tour at Small Beer Brewery and discover how they make their low ABV beers.

The Small Beer brewery tour in south London lasts for around an hour and includes a welcome drink as well as four tasters along the way. Brewery tours at Small Beer Co start from £15 per person.

Address: Small Beer Brewing, 70-72 Verney Road, London SE16 3DH
Opening hours: Wed-Fri: 4pm to 10pm; Sat: 12pm to 10pm

Bonus Bermondsey Beer Mile Craft Beer Bar – Hop Kingdom, Druid Street

Although not officially part of the Bermondsey Beer Mile, Hop Kingdom is a skatepark and craft beer bar that we discovered on our way walking along Druid Street to start a session in the Southwark Brewing Company.

Combining craft beer and skateboards isn’t always a good idea (especially after several pints) but in this case, Hop Kingdom offers up a cosy little taproom which acts as a nice overspill (or even warm-up) for the beer mile itself.

Hop Kingdom serves up a range of craft beers from local breweries such as Drop Project and Hammerton.

Hop Kingdom, 16 Druid St, London SE1 2EY
Opening Hours – open daily Mon-Thurs: 4pm-11pm, Fri-Sat: 12pm-11pm; Sun: 12pm-10pm

Bermondsey Beer Mile guided tours

A good way to get to know the Bermondsey Beer Mile better is by doing a Bermondsey Beer Mile tour.  

We recently did a Bermondsey Beer Mile tour with UK Brewery Tours – their Bermondsey Cheese, Meat and Beer tour was right up our street and a fun way to explore the Bermondsey Beer Mile, get insights into the brewing process plus meet with fellow beer enthusiasts or casual craft beer fans.

Bermondsey Cheese, Meat and Beer tour

The Bermondsey Beer Mile Cheese, Meat and Beer tour included a visit to three breweries and a mountain of cheese and meat. First we got to sample some beers at Southwark Brewery, one of the Bermondsey beer mile pioneers, before a short walk to Billy Franks to meet the husband and wife team behind one of the UK’s best selling jerky.

All our meats and cheeses were paired with beers from UK and European breweries including Gypsy Hill and Neptune. Our final stop was another brewery that specialises in porter (we won’t ruin the surprise).

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4 Comments

  • Reply
    Paul Narramore
    August 6, 2022 at 7:41 am

    Are there any budget motels/B&Bs close to the Mile, please?

    • Reply
      CK Travels
      September 11, 2022 at 11:54 am

      Hey Paul, I’m not sure about budget accommodation near the mile. Travelodge usually has decently priced rooms and I think there is one in nearby Tower Bridge!

  • Reply
    Gosnells Mead
    November 1, 2022 at 11:34 am

    Hey Guys! We saw that you JUST missed the opening of our meadery taproom which has taken over from London Calling Sweden!
    Would you be up for coming and trying our new space and adding it to this list by chance?

    • Reply
      CK Travels
      February 2, 2023 at 9:34 am

      Hi there! We actually visited Gosnells a few months ago and sampled your lovely drinks. We’ve just done a big update to the guide and have included you on the list. Will def drop by again next time we are in the area, Cheers, Caroline

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