This Spoons retains the name of the pub which opened in 1850 in conjunction with New Barnet station.
We visited this Spoons immediately following our charming trip to the Crown and Sceptre, an easy bus ride away. This Spoons is located next to Brixton Station, handy for our journey home.
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.
We were very excited about our first trip to a Spoons hotel, and this being the first Spoons hotel in London, we felt it absolutely necessary and fitting to visit here as soon as possible. This is a grade listed building that previously housed a pub of the same name.
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 Richmal Crompton is named for the author of Just William, the wonderful book series detailing the exploits of William Brown and the Outlaws. Compton taught at Bromley High School for Girls and lived in the area for 26 years. We came out of South Bromley Station, and voila, there it was, in all its… Read More Spoons Tours – the Richmal Compton, South Bromley