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First time: Royal George, King & Queen

I’ve just realised what’s so good about going for a pint in London. It’s not that there are hundreds of great pubs. But there are plenty that are just… well, OK… Continue reading

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Into the void: the Sunday dinner pub

They’re big, they’re bland, they can destroy your will to live, and they’re opening everywhere. Could the real future of the British boozer be the living hell that is… the Sunday dinner pub? Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 15 August 2011

Pub visits this week 4 (plus some other places that sold drink but weren’t pubs) Locations Haywards Heath, Brighton, London It’s quite a big place, Brighton, isn’t it? And I gather from folk like Phil Mellows that it has quite a few good pubs too. So, what with Get to the pub.com having just spent … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 25 July 2011

Pub visits this week 5 Locations Manchester, London, Nottingham The last time I was at the Castle Hotel in Manchester it was 2007. I was on tour with MJ Hibbett and we played totally acoustic in the back room with The 10p Mixes. The audience numbered about 14. There was exposed electrical wiring, a stack … Continue reading