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Vauxtoberfest heads to Vauxhall this October. Discover the quirky drinking establishments of Vauxhall, try a different beer, and if you’d like to win some great local prizes, enter our competition by getting a little creative!

Each pub you visit will have a challenge – you might have to draw, act or create – and all you have to do is send your completed challenges to us using the handily located QR codes in each venue. Complete the set and win a fantastic prize! There will be prizes for everyone who enters – so discover the watering holes and enjoy a pint in Vauxhall!


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beer trail

Map of Vauxhall, London

The Eagle

Traditionally renowned for Horse Meat Disco on Sundays, but also host to an excellent range of beers. The Eagle has a secret sun-trap beer garden that is perfect for any autumnal sunshine to be found!

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Recommended Beer: Eagle IPA

Famed for its satisfying flavour, Eagle has a complex and interesting taste for a low-strength IPA beer - it's light, crisp and sharp.

Jolly Gardeners

Heralded as a bit of Deutschland in London, you can enjoy any one of the 18 German beers on tap here at Zeitgeist - anything from light pilsner to darker ales, all rather good.

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Recommended beer: Bitburger

A mature beer, brewed traditionally using the best ingredients. The result is delicately tart and pleasantly bitter - with a strong hop taste.

Pico Bar & Grill

Lively and welcoming for a pint, and food if you fancy. A true Vauxhall classic - simply done and loved by the locals, with London's best Pastel de Natas available next door. Pastry and a beer - who says you can't?

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Recommended beer: Super Bock

The best-selling beer from Portugal worldwide. Fresh aroma, slightly malty and fruity, tastes best served in the autumnal sun.

Casa Madeira

Cosy Vauxhall classic with the finest in Portuguese beers, simple food, fine beers and always a lively atmosphere - a perfect community spot.

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Recommended Beer: Sagres

Enjoy like you’re on a beach in Portugal. Pale golden in colour it has a crisp dry character and pleasant refreshing bitterness.

The Black Dog

Locally loved pub, set on the Pleasure Gardens. Rotating Cask-Marque accredited real ales, world & craft lagers and a carefully selected wine list.

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Recommended beer: Little Victories

Mondo Brewery's session IPA brewed with pale, CaraPils and wheat malts. Think super juicy and fruity, well balanced and sessionable!

Tamesis Dock

Because other than the Thames Clipper, when else can you enjoy a pint on a boat? An essential stop on a tour of the quirky watering holes of Vauxhall, and even more so during the beer festival.

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Recommended Beer: Hometown Lager

Hop Stuff brewery's craft lager with a sweet malty bitterness and light fruity notes makes a perfectly light and balanced lager.

The Rose

Beer with a backdrop of the Houses of Parliament says anything but every day at The Rose! A selection of cask ales that are perfect to try something different from during Vauxtoberfest.

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Recommended Beer: Electric Eye Pale Ale

Big Smoke Brewery’s flagship pale ale represents everything they love; clean citrus flavours, dry & crisp with subtle malt sweetness and a tropical fruit aroma.

Vauxhall Street Food Garden

Celebrating Oktoberfest throughout the month, a must-stop place for a fun pint. Five resident food stalls and a buzzing bar with great atmosphere. A perfect meeting spot, opposite Vauxhall station.

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Recommended Beer: Spaten

Light, crisp taste and golden in colour. Rounded body of malty sweetness, balanced by delicate hop flavours & aromas.

Mother Kellys

With 33 taps, a separate bottle shop and not one, but 2 outdoor areas, there is plenty of space and beer to explore.

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Recommended Beer: Beavertown Neck Oil

Beavertown’s any day, any time, easy-drinking, go-to IPA. A light, crisp and punchy, sessionable beer.

Above the Stag

Above the Stag Theatre and Bar is the UK’s dedicated LGBT+ theatre, cabaret lounge and bar, and it’s based right on our doorstep here in Vauxhall.

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Recommended Beer: Beavertown Neck Oil

Beavertown’s any day, any time, easy-drinking, go-to IPA. A light, crisp and punchy, sessionable beer.

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Download this map around our pubs, bars and restaurants to try their guest ales and craft brews. Collect stamps to win some great prizes including tickets to The Oval. All that is left to do is have a marvellous time!

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Getting here

By tube

Victoria line conects Vauxhall with central London. Just 10 minutes from Oxford Circus

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By train

South Western Railway takes you to: London Waterloo, Chessington South, Woking, Weybridge, Dorking Station, Windsor & Eton, Guildford, Hampton Court, Shepperton

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By bike

Docking station at: Kennington Lane Tesco, Vauxhall Walk, Oval Way, Kennington Oval, Ashmole Estate, Kennington Lane Rail Bridge, New Spring Gardens Walk

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By bus

2 - 36 - 77 - 87 - 88 - 156 - 185 - 196 - 344 - 360 - 436 - N2 - N87

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