The ever-popular Grand Union, Brixton has been taken over recently by the ever-reliable Young's & Co and they have reverted back to the former name of Hope and Anchor.
It's fascinating to observe the difference in a particular street when you visit at different times of the day. Our visit to Marquis of Wellington was on a wintry weekday night
Trinity Arms very much falls into the category of a hidden gem, being tucked away in a quiet suburban square of Brixton; although it is actually just a short walk from Brixton high street
Time and money has been well spent in revamping The Square Pig in Holborn. The pubs in that area of town do tend to be quaint and dated and it's a smart move to make The Square Pig stand out amongst the crowded market place
With its location in the leafy suburb of Primrose Hill, The Princess of Wales pub is always going to be something a little bit more than a traditional pub.
It is nearly that time of year again. The 17th March - the day the inhabitants of the Emerald Isle, those with Celtic blood, and just about everybody else, celebrates St Patrick's Day in London.
Irish or otherwise, Londoners love to get involved in St Patrick’s Day celebrations. And little wonder, with so much Irish culture in our city.
London in the 1600s brings to mind rats, the stench of rubbish, crowded streets, outbreaks of bubonic plague, the Great Fire, Shakespeare, horse-drawn carriages, dim light of oil lamps hanging outside houses and, of course, pub culture, which has continually played an important role in British history.