Best London restaurants and events for St Patrick's Day

Without going too Oirish on you we've picked out the best ways to enjoy St Patrick's Day in London if you care about what you eat and drink. So if you fancy decent Guinness with some Irish food to go with, or if you fancy a big party, we've got you covered.

Guinness Fondue BurgerThe Double Standard St Patrick's Day offering - a Black Velvet and a Baby Guinness


Irish dishes and more

Bentley's (Mayfair) - Richard Corrigan's restaurant is putting on The Feast of St Patrick on the day which includes crispy crubbeen & mustard, cockle & mussel chowder, honey roasted collar of bacon with smoked onion champ and more. It's £90 a head and has Irish cheeses to finish. 

The George (Fitzrovia) - from 13-19 March they'll be adding a beef and Guinness hot pot to the menu and on the Sunday 13th, they'll be serving up an Irish beef roast with colcannon.

Crosstown (various locations) - Their seasonal St Patrick's Day Guinness and Bailey's doughnuts are available now - Bailey's Irish cream chocolate ganache, filled between two layers of chocolate Guinness cake doughnut

The Farrier (Camden) - The Camden pub is putting on Guinness and 2 Oysters' for £10, Irish cocktails and is promising bar snacks with an Irish twist

Honest Burgers (various locations) - The special burger at Honest this month is the Guinness Fondue - topped with candied bacon, Guinness fondue, Guinness beef & bacon gravy, crispy onions, rocket and pickles.

Double Standard (King's Cross) will have two Paddy’s Day-inspired cocktails on offer on the day - a Baby Guinness made with coffee liqueur and Irish cream along with a Black Velvet

Homeboy have come up with a special cocktail menu in partnership with Redbreast which you'll find at both Embassy Gardens and Islington. Both will also have live traditional Irish music on the day to bring the Irish spirit to London.

The Frog by Adam Handling (Covent Garden) has teamed up with The Craft Irish Whiskey Co's brand new release; The Taoscán to come up with Celtic Cousins, a pairing dish bringing together Scottish lobster and Irish whiskey. It's on the menu from 17-24 March. 

Nebula in Hackney are putting on a special Ulster Fry pizza for March featuring black pudding, bacon, and Jameson's BBQ sauce.


St Patrick's Day events

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day with grass-fed Irish beef and Smith & WollenskyCelebrate St Patrick’s Day with grass-fed Irish beef and Smith & Wollensky

This week sees Covent Garden’s premier steakhouse Smith & Wollensky, host the ultimate St Patrick’s Day party, featuring delicious grass-fed Irish beef, the finest Irish produce and an exciting list of Slane Irish whiskey cocktails alongside live music from a stomping five-piece Irish band.



At The Guinea they'll be pouring the official best pint of Guinness in central London for St Patrick's Day (according to The Guinness Guru) so expect the place to be heaving. 

Frank's Bar under Maison Francois is holding a St Patrick's Day party on 17 March 2022 where all proceeds will go to the Ukrainian aid effort. Tickets are £30 for unlimited Guiness and Oysters between 5-7pm with the party continuing on after that.

The Lamb Tavern (City) in Leadenhall Market are serving up Irish Stew with soda bread, plus hosting a 'Pour your own Guinness' bar at lunchtime on St Patrick's Day. 12-1pm with celebrations going on until 11pm.

Boxpark (Croydon and Wembley) - Both of these Boxpark locations have a party on the 17th, with live bands playing. Tickets are free but if you pay a tenner you're guaranteed entry and you also get a drink. 

The Sun Tavern (Bethnal Green) - They're teaming up with Slane Irish whiskey to add special cocktails to the menu and will be giving away free oysters all night from Broadway Market's Oyster Boy

Skylight (Tobacco Dock and Peckham) - Each of the Skylight rooftop spaces will have a St Patrick's Day party, with special Jameson cocktails. Tickets are £10 

Vinegar Yard (London Bridge) - They're hosting a St Patrick’s Day Comedy in the courtyard, including Diona Doherty, Peter Flanagan, Andrea Hubert, Neil O'Rourke & Colin Chadwick.


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