Famously situated opposite the site of the historic home of British boxing and sharing its name, this compact pub certainly punches above its weight.
Pictures of the men who boxed at The Ring and went on to become World, European and British Champions adorn the walls.
There’s plenty of seating outside the pub, which is directly opposite Southwark tube station and acts as a great focal point, landmark and meeting place right on the corner of Blackfriars Road and The Cut.
1783the surrey chapel was erected
1910Purchased by champion Dick Burge
Renamed The Ring
First indoor boxing arena for working class
1914dick's wife, bella, and her friends broke the taboo of women at boxing matches
1940air rain on london, bombs hit blackfriars rd. and left the ring seriously damaged
1941another air raid destroyed the ring it was eventually demolished
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Includes Dark Star “HOPHEAD”, Otley Brewing Co “Boss”, Wild Card Brewery “Ruby”, Thornbridge “Black Harry”, Southwark brewery “The Clink”, Orbit “IPO”
We got brunch sorted. We are the perfect stop for a pre-museum/southbank/art gallery/bus tour/lunch brunch right opposite Southwark station. Drop in and have a pint or two, some eggs and salmon or even pancakes. Either way you’ll be ready to hit meeting the in-laws/pretending to like art/showing your “out of town” friends around/lunch….
Check out the latest going on at The Ring in the next few months as the summer fast approaches. Collaborations and Tap Takeovers await!
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Take home a T shirt or Hat of The Ring *tip for sizing Gents if your a medium order a large Ladies if your a medium order a small £15 each