Guilty pleasure? As keen as this guy ?! These bars are withing Poke-catchig distance so go get a real-life refuel, switch on your lure module and watch the Pokemon roll in. Plus we all know the gaming rules: you play better when slightly p*ssed....
Found any other bars near Poké-snatching sites?
SOHO + CENTRAL
The Crown, Soho What's there: A very rare Pokémon - so our sources say Hang for a bit in this classic old school pub, smack bang in Soho - history swots might know it's also where 9 year-old Mozart once gave a recital. It's a geek's playground. 64 Brewer St, London W1F 9TP The Savoy Hotel, The Strand What's there: PokéStop While you're there, grab a drink in the American Bar - it's as classic as it gets and current head bartender Erik Lorincz was once crowned World’s Best Bartender. The Queen's had drinks here, so if she walks in you might have to put your phone away for a few minutes. The Savoy, Strand, London WC2R 0EU
CITY + EAST
Rolling Stock, Shoreditch What's there: PokéStop Catch some rays and Pokemon in one of the biggest beer gardens in Shoreditch. Now that's our kinda afternoon session. 48 Kingsland Rd, London E2 8DN The Bookclub, Shoreditch What's there: PokéStop The Bookclub's party basement to hottie hipsters is what sparkly incense is to Pokémon. 100-106 Leonard St, London EC2A 4RH Casita, Shoreditch What's there: PokéStop This lil' party bar is all about the tequila baby! It's impossible not to have fun - don't start your Poke-crawl here as you'll never leave... it always gets out of hand. 5 Ravey Street, London, EC2A 4QW London Cocktail Club, Shoreditch Pokemon, designer vaginas, it's all happening here this week. Come by for happy hour from 5pm and get the party started. What's there: PokéStop Unit 12, 29 Sclater Street, London E1 6HR The Horn of Plenty, Bethnal Green What's there: Pokémon Whitechapel's epic local. If you're not Poké-winning, maybe you'll have better luck playing rock, paper, scissors with the bar guy/gal - half price drinks if you do - yeah! 36 Globe Road, London E1 4DU The Jugged Hare, Barbican What's there: PokéStop Get your game on here - fresh from the countryside. The sort of fuel a top hunter like you needs. 49 Chiswell St, London EC1Y 4SA Duck & Waffle, Bishopsgate What's there: Training Gym Vertigo isn't the only thing you're gonna be catching in that insane lift. Celebrate your catch with some of London's best cocktails and a killer view of your empire from the 48th floor. Heron Tower, 110 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 4AY The Cock Tavern, Shoreditch What's there: Pokemon gym Nice one Dan. There's a gym, there's beer, this place is pretty legendary (in a dive sort of way) and it's East London so you won't look outta place sitting in a bar staring at your phone. 315 Mare Street, E8 1EJ, London The Breakfast Club, Spitalfields What's there: Pokemon Catch a Pokemon or two, then slip behind the giant Smeg fridge and head into the secret bar downstairs, with bangin' cocktails and a disco toilet - hell yeah. (Thanks Hayley for the info) 12-16 Artillery Lane, London, E1 7LS The Lexington, Islington What's there: Pokestop While you rest up, get stuck into loads and loads of Bourbon baby, yeee-haaaa… (High fives to Chris who let us know about this one). 96-98 Pentonville Road, Islington, London, N1 9JB
The Bull, Highgate
What's there: Pokemon gym
It's a brewpub so you know the beers are gonna be on point. Plus there's a Pokemon gym so while you're boozing they can get training. Ta Mitch for the heads up.
13 North Hill, London, N6 4AB
Ladies and Gentlemen, Camden
What's there: Sh*tloads of Pokemon
We hear this Victorian toilet-turned booze bar is bursting with Pokemon, rare ones too (Merci Willy B for the tip-off). While you're catching, get stuck into awesome cocktails, good food (sausage rolls, f*ck yeah), good company and live music (Thu-Sat).
2 Highgate Road, London NW5 1NR
Pineapple Pub, Kentish Town
What's there: Pokemon
This old-school K-Town boozer has everything you need in a good pub, roaring fires, top notch ales, Thai food, beer garden, and now - they got Pokemon too (Nice one Poppy Lucy).
51 Leverton St, London NW5 2NX
What's there: A PokeStop
The Chelsea Prayer Room is our kind of religion, while your resting up, have a Poke-around upstairs in the secret bar GOAT where you'll find a sexy drinking den with hot bar staff and badass cocktails - praise the lord. (And praise you Katia for the low-down).
333 Fulham Road, London, SW10 9QL
What's there: A Poke Gym
After your virtual work-out, kick back in the multicoloured beer garden outside and tuck into the homemade brew.
222 South Ealing Road, Ealing, W5 4RL
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