Over the last ten years, more than 1,000 local pubs have closed down in the capital.
Now there are calls for serious measures to be taken to stop the decline.
A new report suggests councils need stricter planning laws to stop pubs being demolished so freely.
It also criticises supermarkets for having such cheap alcohol, which encourages people to drink at home instead.
Rags Martel has the full story.
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