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Elephant and Castle and Charlie Chaplin pubs, SE1: Review

The Elephant and Castle The Elephant and Castle pub is arguably the most famous pub in London – the pub that gave its name to a tube station, a notorious roundabout, indeed the entire area. Open in one form or another since 1765, it closed down last year after a drinker was stabbed in the eye with […]

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The daytime drinker’s guide to… the Walworth Road

Because beer tastes better when you should be at work Pubs in the daytime often have a desolate air, even at lunchtimes, as workers reject a one o’clock pint for a meal al desko. It’s this sense of being forgotten, of letting the world go busily by outside as the clock noisily ticks in a quiet pub that […]

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