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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!


Getting here

beer trail

Map of Vauxhall, London

Jolly Gardeners

Vauxhall’s community pub, with an exceptional and eclectic food menu, south London brewed beers, and a beautiful, bright space.

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Recommended beer: Feast of Reason

Mondo Brewery’s Belgian Wit, with Munich and Oats added for body and flavour. Orange Zest, Coriander Seeds and Chamomile in the whirlpool.

Pico Bar & Grill

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

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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.

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: Super Bock

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

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: Road Soda

Mondo's session pale bursting with fruity aroma, while low-to-no bitterness allows the hop character to shine. Full bodied with a soft mouthfeel, it’s the perfect introduction to craft beer.

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. Special offers on various beers!

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Recommended Beer: Blue Moon Mango

Wheat beer brewed with ripe mango, a hint of honey, and natural flavors; low bitterness and a subtle fruit sweetness.

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 a great atmosphere. A perfect meeting spot, opposite Vauxhall station.

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Recommended Beer: Budweiser

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: Harvest Bier

A malt-forward lager bringing toast, caramel biscuit aromas and flavours. Low hop bitterness rounding out the body.

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: Pacific Pils

Reuben's Brews' crisp and refreshing PNW lager with citrus and floral hop flavours over a bright malt body. Honouring the terroir of the Pacific Northwest with world-famous hops.

Download the map

Download this map around our pubs, bars and restaurants to try their guest ales and craft brews. Complete the challenges 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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