Pubs & Gastropubs Category

Wednesday 22 December, 2010

Tooting Tram and Social – Tooting

In an area dominated by Primark, fried chicken shops and Poundwise 99p store is The Tooting Tram & Social Club. It’s gorgeous inside…

Wednesday 27 October, 2010

Balham Bowls Club – Balham

It may be way down south, miles from anywhere but the Balham Bowls Club is a great pub. It’s pouring with rain but I’d arranged to have Sunday Lunch there as it was about time I made more effort to come south even in monumentally shit weather…

Wednesday 20 October, 2010

The Eagle – Clerkenwell

This was the first so-called ‘gastro pub’ in London started by one of the Eyre brothers. That is the main reason I like it. It looks much the same as all other gastro pubs…

Sunday 03 October, 2010

Old Blue Last – Shoreditch

The Old Blue Last, a nice looking pub with deer heads and taxidermy (no shoreditch pub would be complete without) is, despite pretending to look…

Wednesday 29 September, 2010

Island Queen – Islington

Depending on whose reading this I’m probably not the best qualified person to write up pubs mainly because I know absolutely nothing about beer. I’m told the choice of beer at the Island Queen is second to none with a huge selection on tap, not that this is something I would notice…

Monday 20 September, 2010

Three Kings – Clerkenwell

Don’t be fooled by the name. I know, if there was a penny for every pub called the ‘Duke of York’ or the ‘Three Kings’ we’d all be rich but on this occasion…

Thursday 08 July, 2010

The Hollybush – Hampstead

I can but only fantasize about living in Hampstead. Being so close to the Heath, it’s not far from being in the countryside with huge beautiful and quirky houses and a little high street with unusual places mixed in alongside the usual high street fixtures…