The best bottle shops to visit around London

If you're like us at BeerBellyBros, you love experimenting with new beers and exploring the nooks and crannies of the worlds best cities.

Here in London we have some exceptional bottle shops and this article was created to endorse a few of our favourites.

With everything going on with Covid-19 we encourage people to start supporting local business and buy your beer from independent sellers. Not only do they stock amazing beers (better then any supermarket i've been to) they also promote innovation a smaller breweries.

Updated August 2020

West London

Real Ale

Location: Twickenham, Maida Vale & Notting Hill

Living in West London these bottle shops have become of my favourites and for that reason had to be top of this list :)

The laid back environment and great stock list make them a must visit when you are around West London.

For more details, check out: Real Ale

Micro Beers

Location: Richmond

Micro Beers is a bottle shop and taproom in East Sheen stocking some of the finest craft beers from the UK, Europe and beyond. They have a specially curated selection of over 250 beers as well as four constantly rotating draught lines for drinking in or taking home.

For more details, check out: Micro Beers

South London

Art and Craft

Location: Streatham

Art & Craft brings you some of the best craft beers local and nationally. On top of this, they stock an exceptional selection of beers from an international selection of breweries from around the world. In addition to whats in the fridges, all the stores offer draught beer to enjoy in or to take away in our 2 litre growlers.

For more details, check out: Art & Craft

Ghost Whale

Location: Brixton

Ghost Whale is a passionate independent bottle shop, full of character. They stock well over 400 craft beers in their Brixton and Putney bottle shops, which are all available to drink in or take away. Their stock is backed by a constantly rotating tap list, meaning there is always variety!!

For more details, check out: Ghost Whale

North London

Caps and Taps

Location: Kentish Town

An amazing craft bottle shop that has a cozy welcoming vibe that is ideal for tasting some amazing beers from London, the UK, Europe, USA and further afield.

For more details, check out: Caps and Taps

Seven Seasons

Location: Hoxton

This family-run bottle shop is based in the trendy Hoxton area that is only a 10-minute walk from Old Street. Seven Seasons specialise in supplying excellent beers from independent breweries across the UK, Europe, and the world.

Their stock is carefully selected by amazingly knowledgeable beer enthusiasts who know exactly what exceptional beer should taste like. Unlike most bottle shops, they don’t charge corkage so you can drink in for the same price as take-away.

For more details, check out: Seven Seasons

East London

Kill The Cat

Location: Brick Lane

As described on their website: "Kill The Cat is a different breed of craft beer bar and bottle shop – one that entices you to be more adventurous in your beer choices.

This is the must-visit bottle shop for the type of person who likes to impress their friends with niche knowledge of rare beers.

For more details, check out: Kill the Cat

Hop Burns & Black

Location: East Dulwich

This is a hip, local shop & hangout offering craft brews, cider, wine, hot sauce & vinyl records. It has quintessential Dulwich vibe that makes it a must-visit when you're in the area!!

For those who aren't comfortable being out in public during these difficult COVID times, HBB has an excellent online presence.

For more details, check out: Hop Burns & Black

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