Pubs & Gastropubs Category

bells1
Saturday 05 January, 2013

Ten Bells – Spitalfields

Situated on the corner of Fournier Street (one of my favourite streets in London, due to its proper Victorian-ness) and next to Shoreditch Church, the Ten Bells is where Jack the Ripper would meet the prostitutes who would later become his victims…


clapton18
Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Clapton Hart – Clapton

I’d heard good things about the Clapton Hart. Rumor had it that the same people behind the Balham Bowls Club and the Tooting Tram…


brew6
Sunday 04 November, 2012

Dukes Brew & Que – Dalston

I love Dukes Brew & Que, the food here is damn good. They have truly embraced American cooking specialising in BBQ, southern style…


dove8
Monday 16 July, 2012

The Dove – Hackney

Once upon a time I used to grumble about people who frequented the Dove. I felt they were smug that they had such a great local pub and really wanted to rub it in. I have to admit it was because I felt left out. I am now one of the smug ones. I was [...]


florist6
Monday 02 July, 2012

Florist Arms – Bethnal Green

Situated on a quiet residential street, The Florist Arms is a brilliant little local pub. It’s a friendly place with red boudoir style wallpaper, velvet stools and big leather couches complete with tasseled lanterns and fairy lights just to complete the kitsch-shabby-chic look…


hemmingway1
Friday 16 March, 2012

The Hemingway – Hackney

I think it would be hard to find a better pub than the Hemingway. First and foremost they totally understand the concept of background music…


hunters10
Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Hunter S – De Beauvoir Town

Owned by the same people who run the gorgeous Hemingway pub next to Victoria Park, the Hunter S is another great triumph. It has a lovely…