Aug 8 16

The Grenadier, Wilton Row, Belgravia, SW1X

Jack Cutforth
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Visited: 6 August by JC & JB

This strange but brilliant little pub shows how pointless it is trying to give pubs a numerical rating based on drinks, service, cost and atmosphere.

When you find

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Aug 7 16

Cittie of Yorke, High Holborn, WC1

Jack Cutforth
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Visited: 30 July by JC & JB

After visiting Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese, we stuck to the ‘Really Old Samuel Smiths pubs’ vibe (shut up, that’s

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Aug 1 16

Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese, Fleet Street, EC4

Jack Cutforth
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Visited: 30 July by JC & JB

This is an old pub. Seriously old. Rebuilt in 1666 after the Great Fire of London, the building is a good century older than the United

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Jul 30 16

The Queens, Broadway Parade, Crouch End, N8

Jack Cutforth
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Visited: 28 May by JC

Crouch End is a pain in the arse to get to. It isn’t close to any useful stations (Finsbury Park is a bus ride away) and it’s at the top

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Jul 29 16

The Red Lion & Sun, North Road, Highgate, N6

Jack Cutforth
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Visited: 9 May by JC

Highgate’s nice, isn’t it? It’s the part of London where you live if you want the benefits of the city along with the benefits of living in an idyllic leafy village. Oh

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Jul 28 16

The Hour Glass, Brompton Road, SW3

Jack Cutforth
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Visited: 3 July by JC & JB

This is a tiny pub (even by London standards) a short stagger from the museums of South Kensington, tucked on Brompton Road among all of the massive shiny 4×4

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Jul 28 16

The Admiral Codrington, Mossop Street, SW3

Jack Cutforth
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Visited: 3 July by JC & JB

First things first: what a great name Admiral Codrington had. No wonder they named a pub after him. If I knew someone called Codrington I’d call him The Codfather

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Jul 28 16

Smuggler’s Tavern, Warren Street, W1

Jack Cutforth
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Visited: 27 July by JC & JB

Smuggling really needs a new PR strategy. Shut up, hear us out: if you think of olden-time smugglers, you think of quite a romantic vision of hauling stolen booty

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Jul 26 16

Simmons Tower Bridge, Royal Mint Street, E1

Jack Cutforth
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Visited: 10 June by JC

The original Simmons bar just outside King’s Cross station is a tiny, claustrophobic, hectic boozehole, featuring a bumper-sized happy hour

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Jul 26 16

Tapping the Admiral, Castle Road, NW1

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Visited: 3 June by JC & JB

This places is located on a slightly run-down side street somewhere between Camden and Kentish Town, so the chances are you’ll only

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