FA Cup Final

A summer of BEER and SPORT starts this Saturday with the FA CUP Final. We’ll have this tense London v Manc match on in all the pubs – but we’re singling out the newly-opened Draft House Chancery for a special and frankly Bonkers Deal: anyone who pre-books through Eventbrite gets their choice of any of our Hamburger Specials and a pint of unpasteurised, fresh Pilsner Urquell Tank beer for £10. Ka-Boom!

The same deal will be available for all weekend games at Chancery during the European Championships. So get on the website and start booking!

How to book the £10 Chancery Football, Burger and Tank Beer Deal:

Click here to book in for the FA Cup Final

Click here for all Weekend Euro 2016 Games

Use the bookings widget on the front page to reserve a table and for all other enquiries.

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16 May 2016, BeerEventsHamburgers

Tower Bridge Quiz

Draft House Tower Bridge launches Weekly Quiz with Dimbleby Cancer Care

Is pub-quizzing a sport? It blinking well ought to be.

Following on from the giant success of the Birdcage and Northcote quizzes (on every Tuesday) we’re launching a weekly Wednesday quiz on 1st June at Draft House Tower Bridge. All entry money will be going to Dimbleby Cancer Care. Based just down the road from the pub at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals by London Bridge, Dimbleby Cancer Care supports the drop-in centres there and work alongside doctors, nurses and other health professionals offering support and information to anyone affected by cancer, be they patients or families / carers. All services are free of charge.

Click here to learn more about the charity or donate.

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15 May 2016, Events

Old Street: Damn Right We’re Serious About Beer

Well, Draft House Old Street is launching on Monday 16th May.
We still have a few slots left for the softs (lunches only) so click here if you want to come down.

More importantly, we have brought Joe Hurst (on the right – above) over from Hammersmith to ensure there is NO SURRENDER on the beer front. In fact, he has nearly bankrupted the company with his initial order of extreme bottles. Those big boys on the table are what we call Bombers – large format beer bottles – theoretically for sharing.

Joe’s Top 5 for the launch week are:

1. Mikkeller & Floyds “Majsgoop” Barley Wine ABV 11.2%

2. Wicked Weed “Tropicmost” Passionfruit Gose ABV 4.6%

3. Wired Brew Co “Sourside of the Moon” Sour Beer ABV 7.5%

4. Cloudwater Brew Co “Imperial Stout” ABV 11.2%

5. Tool “Dangerously Close to Stupid” Double IPA ABV 9.2%

See you at the bar!

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09 May 2016, BeerEvents

Cinco de Mayo

When we launched our Mexi-Cali menu we had no idea how popular tacos, quesadillas and Dos Hermanos Burgers were going to be.

Well now we know – and the answer is VERY.

To celebrate this fact – and Mexico’s National Day – we’re offering a shot of craft Tequila for £2 with any Mexi-Cali dish from 5th May right through this weekend. I can only apologise – but hey – Thursday is the new Friday and after that it’s just weekend action all the way.

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04 May 2016, Events

Old Street Opening Soon

Hot on the heels of Draft House Chancery (see below) we’re launching just by Old Street Roundabout on 16th May. Come help us practice by booking into the 50%-off soft launches 11th – 13th May and drinking your bodyweight in unpasteurised Czech tank beer. Just click here to book through Eventbrite.

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02 May 2016, Events

MIND THE TANK: Draft House Chancery Opens

This week marked the official launch of Draft House Chancery. A huge thank you to all who came down to help us test-drive the place last week. Your efforts in eating and drinking us out of house & home did not go unnoticed and – yes – the ‘feedback’ was very helpful.

The pub features no fewer than four 500-Litre tanks for the storage and service of fresh, unpasteurised Pilsner Urquell, which is imported weekly for us from the Czech Republic. This is true Czech lager, hitherto only available in Draft House Seething Lane. I can confirm that it is a truly life-affirming drink, and one which no one with even the slightest interest in beer should live another day without trying.

In a first for Draft House – and indeed for London – we have created a private ‘Tank Room’ which is available for hire, featuring the soon-to-be legendary Altar of Tank (pictured below). This is a tiled plinth at which party-goers can learn to pour the three different styles of Pilsner Urquell: Milk, Smooth and Crisp. Thereafter the party will be essentially a self-service affair, supervised by the Tank Master (someone that works for us and actually knows what they’re doing). Let me know if you’d like to book in or e-mail

I have to confess to feeling very proud of how effing brilliant the pub looks and feels. The fabulous Brett Smith (Chancery General Manager) and her epic team are champing at the bit to welcome you.

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25 Apr 2016, BeerEvents

Draft House Chancery in Demolition Phase

Before you create, they say you must destroy. And we’re tearing the sh*t out of the old Grappollo Restaurant on Fetter Lane to reforge it as Draft House *Chancery*.

One wit on Twitter accurately described the look below as “Provincial Ramada Inn” when I posted it. Well, that suspended halogen-infested ceiling is now just so much rubble – as per the shot at the top of this piece.

We’re opening late-April – and it will be the biggest and best Draft House yet, just a 3-min walk from Chancery Lane tube – hence its name.

So all of this means WE ARE HIRING. E-mail us to apply.

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12 Mar 2016, Beer