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The interior of the stunning Nicholsons’s-owned Blackfriar pub in the City of London. Built around 1875, the Grade-II Listed pub was remodeled in 1905.

The interior of the stunning Nicholsons’s-owned Blackfriar pub in the City of London. Built around 1875, the Grade-II Listed pub was remodeled in 1905.

The interior of the stunning Nicholsons’s-owned Blackfriar pub in the City of London. Built around 1875, the Grade-II Listed pub was remodeled in 1905.

The interior of the stunning Nicholsons’s-owned Blackfriar pub in the City of London. Built around 1875, the Grade-II Listed pub was remodeled in 1905.

The interior of the stunning Nicholsons's-owned Blackfriar pub in the City of London.  Built around 1875, the Grade-II Listed pub was remodeled in 1905.

The interior of the stunning Nicholsons’s-owned Blackfriar pub in the City of London. Built around 1875, the Grade-II Listed pub was remodeled in 1905.

The Coal Hole is a stunning piece of ‘olde Englishe’ revival built in 1903-4. The age in which it was built is unusual. During the 1880′s and 90′s many pubs were undergoing huge and expensive remodellings but by the turn of the century the London pub market had crashed and very few pubs were being rebuilt. The Coal Hole and the Black Friar were two exceptions.

The Coal Hole is a stunning piece of ‘olde Englishe’ revival built in 1903-4. The age in which it was built is unusual. During the 1880′s and 90′s many pubs were undergoing huge and expensive remodellings but by the turn of the century the London pub market had crashed and very few pubs were being rebuilt. The Coal Hole and the Black Friar were two exceptions.

The Princess of Wales is located between Charing Cross and Embankment stations on the busy Villiers Street just south of the Strand. The pub is named after the ‘secret’ first wife of George IV and is owned by the Nicholson’s chain of pubs.

The Princess of Wales is located between Charing Cross and Embankment stations on the busy Villiers Street just south of the Strand. The pub is named after the ‘secret’ first wife of George IV and is owned by the Nicholson’s chain of pubs.

Located in Soho, London, the Dog and Duck can be traced back to 1734 when a pub was built on the site of the Duke of Monmouth’s home. The present building dates from 1897 and features some stunning tilework and large mirrors advertising old brands of tobacco and mineral water. You can view more photos and read a review on Travels with Beer

 

The interior of Globe pub in Moorgate, London. This shot was taken at 10am on a Tuesday morning hence the lack of punters.

Four beer handpumps at the Nicholson's-owned Wellington pub in the Strand, London. Located next to the Lyceum Theatre on the edge of Covent Garden, the pub serves up to 7 ales. The pub dates back to 1848 although it was rebuilt in 1903. It's interesting to see breweries including QR codes on their pump clips. You can view more photos and read a review on Travels with Beer.

The Clachan is a Victorian pub located in London's West End near Oxford Circus and Regent Street. Originally called the Bricklayers, the pub was built in 1898 and used to be owned by the nearby Liberty department store. They sold the pub in 1983 and it now belongs to the Nicholson's chain of pubs. As well as a fabiulous interior, the pub features a good selection of ales. You can view more photos and read a review on Travels with Beer.

The fabulous Victorian interior of the Golden Lion pub in St James's, London. You can read more about the pub and view an exterior shot in this Beer Lens post.