BRUCE THE CHANDOS

Bruce – The Airdale

BRUCE, The Chandos, St. Martin’s Lane, W.C.2   To the Londoner, at any rate, Trafalgar Square is the square. It is notorious that the Londoner has very little time for his own particular borough which (as often as not) is simply a “dormitory”. And as for the London County Council, it is less than the …

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BUZZ OF WHITBY

Buzz – Heinz Cross

Buzz, The Prospect of Whitby, Wapping, E.1   Don’t we all at times have silly ideas? One of mine was that there were no really “good” inns or pubs that were worth inclusion in this book, except those in the City, the West End, the outer suburbs, and, of course, the country. But a hint …

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AVIS THE RICHMOND ARMS

Avis – The Alsation

Avis, The Richmond Arms, Old Brompton Road, S.W.7   If you are ever around the neighbourhood of Earl’s Court Stadium to view an ice hockey match”or indeed any other form of entertainment staged in that vast arena-“there is every reason to believe that you will be in need of a warming drink that hasn’t necessarily …

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ALI BEY THE KINGS HEAD

Ali Bey – Afghan Hound

ALI BEY, The King’s Head, Fulham Palace Road, S.W.6   WHEN I write of Ali Bey, it is not the story of some wonderfully intelligent canine who will draw your beer, ring up the price on the till, run out to the tobacconist’s for a packet of cigarettes, and discuss the political situation with you”wonderful …

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