Good Pub Guide London
Numerous caricatures of barristers and judges line the red-painted walls of this two primary areas in this unchanging small club which will be proper since the place is a favourite with solicitors, Church of The united kingdomt music directors and choir vocalists. Additionally posters of legal-themed uk films, big ceiling fans, checked tablecloths that add a quirky, very nearly continental touch, and a relaxed, intimate environment. A third area, in what ended up being previously a legal wig store nearby, nevertheless retains its initial frontage, with a neat display of wigs inside screen. It is well worth arriving early because they don't simply take bookings and tables get snapped up rapidly. Adnams Broadside and visitors from breweries eg jump Back, Sambrooks and Sharps on handpump and six wines by the glass (they import wine from France); they are doing a particularly good dried out martini. On busy evenings, consumers overflow to the peaceful roadway ahead; things generally quieten down after 8pm and there could be a fantastic, tired environment some afternoons. The Elizabethan stairs up to the loos tend to be rather high, but there's a great strong handrail. The pub cat, who wears a ruff, is called Ray Brown. The licensees also operate the Bountiful Cow on Eagle Street, near Holborn tube place. No children.
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