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A fine walk interrupted by beer: in search of London Pubs

Start: Limehouse          Finish: Canary Wharf Coming out of Limehouse station’s Branch Road exit there is a path down to the Limehouse Basin which is…

Newman Arms: Arvow Den-nowydh

I thought it was Welsh initially when they re-did the sign to the pub which had recently closed, but no. It’s Cornish. Not everyone approves of the addition…

The future is at the end of our road

Walking along Shepherdess Walk after visiting The Eagle I reached the William IV pub and looking left down Micawber Street and along a street of Georgian Terraces I…

Charlie Brown’s pub at Limehouse

Sadly closed and demolished to make way for the Limehouse Link Tunnel in 1989, Charlie Brown’s was one of the pubs featured in Alan Reeve-Jones book London pubs….

The Town Of Ramsgate

It’s not really a town, it’s an old boozer in Wapping and one with a hell of a back story. This building dates from 1748. Before that there…

The Crown on New Oxford Street

When you come to the eastern end of Oxford Street and cross Tottenham Court Road you hit New Oxford Street which has the feeling of being “a bit…

The Museum Tavern

The Museum Tavern looks across at the grand front entrance of the British Museum which is on Great Russell Street. The pub itself sits on the corner of Museum…

The Cheshire Cheese

When first landed in the Smoke, I worked in the grey 1970’s building that you can see behind the sign of Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese in the featured…

The Gun at Coldharbour

I found this pub after walking from Limehouse and across Canary Wharf. Heading south on a busy faceless road past Poplar Dock and then the West Indian Millwall…

London Pubs by Alan Reeve-Jones

I came across this book in a second hand bookshop. Alan Reeve-Jones visits and reviews the best London pubs of his day. Its very much of its time….