What are bar and pub crawls?
Bar crawl (also known as pub crawl, bar tour or bar-hopping) is where you and a group of your friends get together, start your day or evening at a bar (or pub), then move on to another, have a few drinks and then move on to another and so forth, usually ending the night in a nightclub.
Bar crawls started off exactly this way years ago and you probably crawled bars on nights out without actually realising it. The only difference between you and your friends organising a bar crawl and the ones organised by professional bar crawl companies is that yours are just between you and your friends that usually consist of 5 - 10 people, whereas the professionally organised crawls are usually attended by 20 - 100 people at a go, which is a great way to meet new people and make new friends.
Bar crawls are a great way to find new bars and clubs in cities or towns that you are not familiar with. It’s also a great way to meet and make new friends.
Professional Bar Crawls
The London bar and pub crawl scene has grown in popularity in the last few years with the introduction of professional bar crawl companies.
Organised crawls usually consist of fun drinking games which can help get you into the party mood and create a good atmosphere amongst the bar crawlers.
Bar crawl reps are primarily there to make sure you are having fun but also there to make sure you and friends are looked after and safe.
Bar crawl companies take the hassle out of organising a night, by bypassing the long queues and entry fees. Their reps also know the area well and can get a group of bar crawlers from and to venues swiftly.
Bar crawl events offer an alternative night out and a unique experience for those seeking something different.
Check out our recommended London bar crawls here.