This Spoons is one we visited briefly many lord moons ago. Absolutely rammed, we vowed to visit again on a day and at a time we were confident the spoons would be less congested. Nearby the majestic lions of Trafalgar Square, the most notable aspect to this Spoons is its prime location.
We were on one of our London day trips and wanted to find a Spoons to sample and happenstanced upon the Crown and Sceptre. We were immediately enthralled by the sight of the building. A gorgeous standalone building, this purpose built pub dates back to the early 1800s. It’s bold incongruity on the South… Read More Spoons Tours – Crown and Sceptre, Streatham
We happenstanced upon this gorgeous little Spoons by accident one day in a rush, so it was lovely to be able to come here and enjoy a refreshing pintie. It is moments from Stepney Green station in Mile End and is one of a bounty of Spoons to borrow it’s name from George Orwell.
This Spoons is situated at Metro Central Heights, formally Alexander Fleming House. It is a complex designed by Erno Goldfinger whose modernist architecture can be spotted all over London. This particular installation is grade listed. Right across from Elephant and Castle station, we visited on a day of biblical rain.
The next stop on our day out following Strawberry Hill plus Twickenham was the Watchman in New Malden. Named for the fact the building was once a police station, this Spoons is something pretty special.
This pub is named after the Metropolitan Railway – the world’s first city underground railway which passed under Marylebone Road. It is just by Baker Street Station, the fluorescent neon blue sign tells of the Spoons joy within. However, the interior is wholly incongruent to one’s modernist style expectations. Intricate gold doric columns are abound, leading… Read More Spoons Tours – Metropolitan Bar, Baker Street Station
This gem of a Spoons by Westferry station is a nautical dream. Everything from the loo doors to the colour scheme takes one to the sea or least onto a ship. The fabulous facade boasts an ostentatious Greek Doric portico, it is immediately clear why this is a Grade I Listed Building. The former storage… Read More Spoons Tours – the Ledger Building, Canary Wharf