Apparently, this pub stands, more or less, on the site of an old alleyway, known as Baxter’s Court, which dates from at least 1700. For us, this Spoons was a traipse, but well worth it. We have neglected our Spoons tours and felt duty bound and excited to visit a new branch to us. Advertisements
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.
Before a night visit to the Natural History Museum, we were eager to find the nearest Spoons to visit for a pre exhibition bevvie. This was just as well, as we ended up paying an extortionate £9.00 for two bottles of wanky craft beer called London Lager upon our arrival later that evening. Named for the… Read More Spoons Tours – The Asparagus, Battersea
This Spoons is in situ to replace a centuries old pub by the same name. We visited on a day to commemorate the Queen’s birthday, and were impelled to celebrate by indulging in a special high tea in honour of her majesty.
The coronet is a neon picturesque cinematic dream – fittingly, as it was once the Savoy cinema. Renamed the Coronet in 1979, it screened its last film four years later and it became a Wetherspoons in 1996.