Pubs & Gastropubs Category

jerusalem13
Tuesday 08 June, 2010

Jerusalem Tavern – Clerkenwell

If it wasn’t for the type of people who come here, the suit-wearing, boring and loud, let’s-get-a-drink-after-work type, The Jerusalem would be perfect…


havelock2
Monday 15 March, 2010

The Havelock Tavern – Shepherds Bush

The Havelock is the best kind of gastro pub, the kind that doesn’t try too hard, essentially serving up modern day comfort food just better…


cow2
Wednesday 10 March, 2010

The Cow – Westbourne Grove

The Cow is another of Tom Conran’s (son of Terence) wonderful establishments. A fairly long standing pub and restaurant of the highest…


commercial7
Sunday 22 November, 2009

Commercial Tavern – Shoreditch

The Commercial Tavern is one of my favourite pubs as it’s kitsch kitsch kitsch but works well as they’ve gone all the way with it. There is nothing parsimonious about the theme here and there is no shortage of chandeliers…


french2
Monday 19 October, 2009

The French House – Soho

The best thing about a bad date is that it gives me something to write about and a new person to make fun of. On this occasion we had arranged to meet at the Groucho club in Soho at 9pm…


paradise3
Thursday 08 October, 2009

The Paradise – Kensal Rise

Today I feel like taking the week off and by week I mean life so I thought I’d stop by one of my favourite pubs, the Paradise by way of Kensal Green…


electricity2
Sunday 04 October, 2009

Shoreditch Electricity Rooms – Shoreditch

The way things are going these days, no trendy bar or café will be complete without the odd piece of taxidermy it seems. The venue is large and quite pretentious which attracts Shoreditch locals*…