- Take a musical voyage of the rock capital of the world, and follow in the footsteps of the legends of rock ‘n’ roll including the Rolling Stones, Amy Winehouse and the Beatles.
- Experience London’s rich music history, and visit the city’s formidable rock ‘n’ roll landmarks, including the Abbey Road recording studios and famous zebra-crossing.
- Explore the Hard Rock Hotel and unearth the original artwork and awesome memorabilia collection.
- Indulge in a two-course meal at the Hard Rock Café, and enjoy VIP entry to London’s first rock museum, the Vault.
Experience London’s monumental rock ‘n’ roll history with your family and enjoy a two-course lunch at the Hard Rock Café on Old Park Lane on this brilliant half-day or full-day guided tour with Evan Evans Tours. Led by an expert rock guide, the Hard Rock Tour of London will take you on a musical adventure around the capital.
Explore the legendary Hard Rock Hotel London, which pays homage to its former residents including Bob Dylan, Buddy Holly and Diana Ross. With an incredible memorabilia collection that young and old rock ‘n’ roll fans will love, your guide will point out all the most iconic items such as Jimi Hendrix’s ostentatious cape and tapes, Eric Clapton’s jacket, Freddy Mercury’s Kirkwood teenage piano and one of Ozzy Osbourne’s memorable stage outfits.
A small luxury coach will transport you to some iconic locations that will no doubt impress little and big rock fans alike including Abbey Road, Tin Pan Alley and homes of legendary rock artists. Listen to some epic rock stories from your knowledgeable tour guide, and keep your eyes peeled for some real gems including the former theatre location where Beatles manager Brian Epstein ran rock shows.
Unearth a treasure trove of rock at a music lover’s paradise, The Vault museum and see some of the world’s most valuable bits of music memorabilia. Afterwards, indulge in a delicious two-course Hard Rock Café lunch. The very first Hard Rock Café in the world, see if you can spot Eric Clapton’s red Fender Leader II guitar, and make sure you take a peek at the Back Room. It's decorated with a variety of iconic and vintage items like the original poster of the WHO and copies of Melody Maker since 1971. There is also a door from The Beatles’ Apple Studios, signed by the band. If you're not local to London, there's plenty of rock 'n' roll to be found elsewhere in the country, particularly Liverpool, where you can go on a Beatles walking tour or dive into the UK's history at the British Music Experience.
What to know before you go
- The Hard Rock Tour of London includes a two-course lunch at Hard Rock Café Old Park Lane, VIP Early-Access tour of The Vault, luxury travel on a small coach, a walking tour in some areas, a specialist rock guide, free WiFi and a rock soundtrack on board the coach and personal audio headset.
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off and gratuities are not included.
- The full-day tour is 8.5 hours and the half-day tour is 4 hours long.
- The Hard Rock Café London menu includes legendary steak burgers, salads, sandwiches, mouth-watering desserts and a children’s menu for ages 10 and under. There are vegetarian and gluten-free options available.
- Please be aware that the tour does contain adult themes due to the nature of the subject. Parental discretion is advised.
- It’s a good idea to wear comfortable shoes on this tour because there is a fair bit of walking involved.
- You can leave small bags on board the coach during the walking sections of the tour.
- Please don’t consume hot drinks or hot food on the coach
- The tour begins at the concierge desk of the Hard Rock Hotel London lobby. The half-day tour ends at the Hard Rock Café in Old Park Lane. The full-day tour ends at Hard Rock Café in Piccadilly.
- Marble Arch Tube station, served by the Central line, is a two-minute walk away from the hotel. The nearest train station is Marylebone, which runs regular services to the west of England including Birmingham and Stratford-upon-Avon and also serves the Bakerloo line. It’s a 16-minute walk away.
- Bus routes 45, 59, 109, 137, 159 and 333 all stop near the venue.
- If you are driving, the Oxford Street West car park on Bryanston Street is a few minutes’ walk away.