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New York Times Journey – Ancient Sites, Bites and Beers


Dive into London’s fascinating history, vibrant culinary scene, and enjoy some local craft beers right where they were brewed.

See the city through the eyes of a local guide, eat your way through Borough Market, and get exclusive access and hands-on experiences you won’t find anywhere else.

New York Times Journey Tour Highlights

  • Experience an exclusive, behind the scenes tour of London’s ancient Borough Market and the surrounding area
  • Meet a local, artisan coffee roaster and be mentored on how to make the perfect cup of coffee
  • Indulge in locally sourced, gourmet bites as we enjoy London’s famous market culture
  • Go behind the scenes of an award-winning craft brewery and meet the workers as we sample the goods

New York Times Exclusives

      • Behind the Scenes Access: Gain exclusive access into South London’s most loved independent brewery and taste some award-winning beers whilst observing them being made! 
      • Hands-on Element: A barista tutorial with a local, artisan trader inside a hidden coffee roastery.
      • Local Interactions: Exclusive experiences that enable you to meet local traders in Borough market and the staff of the Coffee Roasters and Southwark Brewing Company.

Language: English

Inclusions: Local English-speaking Guide, all entrance tickets, gourmet coffee, your choice of fresh oysters or freshly made empanadas or venison burger or scallops (vegetarian options available), two beers/English Ales or non-alcoholic beverages of your choice.

Exclusions: Items of personal nature, additional food or drink and gratuities for your guide.

Schedule details

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Meeting point: Directly outside of Borough Station. There is only one exit. Your guide will be standing just outside the exit with a large, open red and white umbrella.

     Borough High Street, London SE1 1JX.

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  • Starting time: 10.00 AM
  • Ending point: Tower Bridge