12 May 2022
As pubs stay open until 1am over the four-day weekend, head to your Young’s local this Platinum Jubilee to toast to Queen Elizabeth’s milestone – with over 220 pubs across London and the South East there’s bound to be one on your doorstop.
With pubs stretching across the parade route in London and beyond, choose from a whole host of dinners, events and parties for a good ol’ shindig. At the bar, the taps will be flowing with Young’s Jubilee special, ‘All Ale the Queen’, a vibrant blonde beer, with a citrus hop of grapefruit, available from 19th May 2022.
What’s more, as an added treat exclusively for Young’s On Tap app users, any guests named Elizabeth (Beth, Betty or Liz etc.) will be rewarded with complimentary Tanqueray Berry Royale, which can be claimed between 30th May – 5th June.
Catch some Jubilee highlights below or for the full list of Young’s pubs, please visit www.youngs.co.uk
City – Dinner with MasterChef Winner Natalie Coleman at The Oyster Shed
Celebrate with a feast fit for a monarch at riverside pub The Oyster Shed as Head Chef Natalie Coleman serves up a four-meal extravaganza on Friday 3rd June. Set in the upstairs Rockefeller lounge mezzanine, The MasterChef winner has created a menu which focuses on the best of ingredients from land and sea. Priced at £49 and paired with English Sparkling Wine from Nyetimber, menu highlights include Chase English Vodka cured sea trout with gooseberries and heritage beetroot, and Pan roasted halibut with an English sparkling wine and sorrel velouté, asparagus and Jersey royals.
1 Angel Lane, EC4R 3AB
Greenwich – Live Jazz at Richard 1st
Bring those dancing shoes to Richard 1st as the South London pub puts on a show with a live jazz orchestra on Friday 3rd June. Starting from 2pm in the expansive garden, toast to Her Majesty The Queen to the sound of an 18-piece band and enjoy a selection of craft ales and seasonal British plates in the summer sunshine.
52/54 Royal Hill, SE10 8RT
Westminster – Jubilee Afternoon Tea at The Clarence
Rolling out the red carpet this Jubilee is Westminster’s The Clarence, with a roster of celebrations across the weekend. Join for the Trooping The Colour on 2nd June for royal cocktails including the Queen’s favourite gin and Dubonnet, while Friday will see the pub host a Jubilee Afternoon tea paired with Nyetimber English Sparkling. Keeping the party going all weekend, there will also be a disco bash where the cocktails and champagne will be flowing while you dance away to some classics beats.
53 Whitehall, SW1A 2HP
Shepherds Bush – Fun for all the Family The Eagle
Swing into the weekend and take a step back in time to the 1950s. From 3pm on Saturday 5th June, The Eagle will be dressing to impress in 1950’s regalia, with a Little Jubilation Party for little ones with entertainment into the early evening. The Swing party will then continue with live music from Hayley Jo Whitney into the night.
215 Askew Road, W12 9AZ
Wandsworth – Queen’s Banquet at The County Arms
Toast to 70 years at Wandsworth’s local pub, The County Arms, on 4th June with a day of fun-filled activities and a banquet inspired by the Queen’s favourite dishes. Enjoy a three-course feast inspired by royalty in the newly refurbished Trinity Room with specials running throughout the whole weekend, while the pub will be serving up a quintessential afternoon tea on Thursday and Friday. There will also be a host of activities throughout the weekend, as well as the pub joining in the Wandsworth Common community garden party.
345 Trinity Arms, SW18 3SH
Harlesden – Music, DJs and Party Games at The Grand Junction Arms
To celebrate in a truly royal style, The Grand Junction are having all kinds of fun. The canal side local will be taking you back in time with both adult and child-friendly games, from an egg-on spoon race and a three-legged race, to pin a tail on Corgi. Throughout the weekend, there will be live entertainment, DJs, saxophonist, music from the Chronicles of Zee and slushies from a Rekorderlig Frusen machine.
Acton Ln, London NW10 7AD
Out of London
St Albans – Tasting Menu at Alban’s Well
Get a taste for the action at Alban’s Well as the charming local hosts a Jubilee Tasting Menu. Created by Head Chef Jon Green and inspired by the Queen’s coronation dinner, expect delights of Scottish smoked salmon roulade with pickle and rye, a fillet of West Country Beef with sauté Jersey royals and a Souffle Princess Anne, all for £60 with an additional cocktail pairing for £25 per person.
55-57 St Peter’s Street, AL1 3DY
Surrey – Garden Party at the Red Barn
Head outside as countryside pub The Red Barn in Surrey hosts a Jubilee Garden party on 4thJune from 12-10.30pm. The party starts early with activities for the little ones including a Punch & Judy show, while food and drinks will be flowing from the garden kitchen and caravan bar. As evening rolls in, dance the night away to live music from local band Crazy Lil Things.
Tandridge Lane, Blindley Heath, RH7 6LL
Exeter – Live Music at Double Locks
Party at the canal at the Double Locks with live music evenings in the garden. Across the four-day weekend, the garden will come alive with a celebration of live music, along with plenty of food, jugs of Pimm’s and cream teas! Taking to the stage will be Ian Rankin and the Shufflebones from 4pm – 7pm on Thursday and Friday, while other musician to listen out for include Exeter’s own Leon Oxenham performing a range of indie folk-rock hits.
Double Locks Canal Banks, EX2 6LT
Hampshire – Local Bands at White Hart
Head to The White Hart in Sherfield on Saturday 4th June as the pub goes all out with a musical celebration. Showcasing local talent from 5pm-10pm, get up and dance along to music acts including energetic two-piece Treble 21, Zoe Badman Band and indie-rock band Ivories who will be playing a mix of covers.
Reading Road, Sherfield-on-Loddon, RG27 0BT
Somerset – Family Fun Day & Live Music at Dunstan House Inn
Take a trip to the seaside and stop by Dunstan House Inn for its Jubilee fun-day. Throughout Saturday 4th June, the pub will be putting on a fun-filled day for all the family, from a kids zone with face painting, balloon modelling and pick n’ mix, before the evening celebrations with live music and plenty of beer and food.
8/10 Love Lane, Burnham on Sea, TA8 1EU