compton arms

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A week in pubs: w/c 25 October 2010

Pub visits this week 11 Locations Birmingham, London Monday and Birmingham: two words guaranteed to bring a pang of terror to the cheeriest of hearts. And all the more so when they appear together. There’s only one thing to do in circumstances like these, and that’s get to the pub. Given that I used to … Continue reading

Compton Arms, Compton Avenue, Islington, London

Visited: Friday 26 February 2010 Have you ever been in a pub during a power cut? Now that I’ve been to the Compton Arms this afternoon, this is a situation I’ve found myself in twice. And there may not be much in life that is entirely indisputable, but I can confirm to you today with … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 22 February 2010

Pub visits this week: 11 When is a pub not a pub? This week Get to the pub.com tiptoes through a minefield of taxonomy in deciding whether to include such premises as dedicated live music venues (as opposed to pubs that put bands on, which is where I usually see live music). In the end … Continue reading