Along with sailing, cycling is swiftly becoming one of our largest medal-spinners at the Olympics and it appears that the Tour de France is coming into the focus for British athletes as well with the likes of Froome and Wiggins tearing up the French countryside in recent years. The sport has become increasingly popular with your average punter as well as each year is full of excitement, scandal, and depression as we realise quite how unfit we have all become during the year's sporting occasions. Now what better way to watch such an occasion than at the pub, cold one in hand? Check out our list of the best pubs in London to watch the Tour.
Pubs & Bars
Located slap bang in the middle of London this classic boozer is a great spot to slope off to if you find yourself roped into an extended shopping trip round Covent Garden this summer. Suitably secluded the Lemon Tree has a great selection of lagers, real ales, wines as well as a cracking Thai menu. There are fewer more nicer, and more convenient, places to catch the Tour de France in central London this summer.