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The Best British Pubs to Get Drunk on History

A 14-stop bar tour through Great Britain's past.

The British pub has long been part of Great Britain’s cultural fabric, dating all the way back to when the Romans set up the first taberna in England to supply wine for their invading troops. Since then, the ubiquitous watering holes have witnessed countless more historic events along the way. 

These 14 pubs serve the local brew with a side of hidden history. Sit at the very booths where famous events took place, order a cold one, and soak in all the stories and scandal—along with the booze.

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