Founded in 1851. Reborn through renovation and restoration in 2014.
The Sun Tavern is back. A neighbourhood bar that honours its roots, we offer classically inspired cocktails, London’s largest selection of Irish Whiskey, the world’s largest collection of Poitín, local fine ales, live music, resident DJs, bar snacks and friendly service at the bar and tableside.
Lights, Music, Action – The Sun Tavern is the best that East London has to offer.
Our online store was created to bring a bit of The Sun Tavern and Discount Suit Company to your living room. Or bedroom, bathroom, laundry room – whatever floats your boat. Herein you’ll find bottled cocktails, wine, beer from 15 breweries including our own, spirits, cheese, hot sauce, snacks and even glassware, coasters and music – everything but the kitchen sink.
World’s largest collection of Poitín
The Sun Tavern is home to the world’s largest collection of Poitín- Ireland’s original moonshine. For the budding hibernophile, we host intimate Poitín masterclasses exploring the illicit past of the original uisce beatha. Find a bottle you don’t want to leave behind?
The Sun Tavern X The Dead Rabbit – looking back at our collaborations with The World’s Best Bar in 2017 and 2018.
THE LARGEST SELECTION OF IRISH WHISKEY IN LONDON
We’re more than partial to a drop of Whiskey at The Sun Tavern (see our award winning Parliament Whiskey & Poitín List), but we don’t just like it neat, we like it in long drinks, stirred drinks, and shaken drinks too.
Music is pretty important to us at The Sun Tavern.
It beats in our heart and flows through our beer taps. We’re steeped in Non-Specific Rock ’n’ Roll – from Fats Domino to The Fat White Family and all that’s in between, and have had friends old and new stop by over the years to help enforce our broad manifesto