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The Junction Pub Guide to St Patrick's Day

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Post Date: 14 Mar 2024

Get ready for a weekend full of shamrocks, leprechauns and the odd pot of gold – that’s right, Sunday is St Patrick’s Day!

It’s that time of year when we all seem to claim our ‘Irish’ roots and enjoy a grand old shindig with a pint (and then some) of the black stuff.

Enjoy a pint on St Patrick's Day in Clapham Junction

But did you know that St Patrick’s Day is actually a cultural and religious celebration held on 17th March, commemorating the death of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, and the arrival of Christianity in the country? Seemingly, the Irish tipple has always featured in celebrations and can be linked back to the historical Lenten restrictions on eating and drinking, which were lifted on this special day. Modern-day festivities are now celebrated across the world giving us the perfect excuse to dress up in all things green and Riverdance the night away.

Fortunately, you don’t need the luck of the Irish to find the perfect watering hole this Paddy’s Day – Clapham Junction is home to fantastic pubs and bars where you’re guaranteed to enjoy the craic. Here's just a selection...


For a full list of pubs and bars in Clapham Junction, visit our directory here. Plus, check out St Patrick's Day offers and events, including a live performance from the traditional Irish band, Caili Max, at Archer Street SW11 and Slane Whiskey Cocktails at Northcote Records!