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The Best Pubs in London - A Sam Smiths Map

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Tuesday, 29 March 2011

The Best Pubs in London - A Sam Smiths Map

For me Sam Smiths run the best pubs in London. All of them feel authentic, restorations are always sympathetic. Many such as Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese, The Princess Louise and The Cittie of Yorke will be familiar, less well known gems include The Gazebo and The Angel in Bermondsey. All in all there are 37 treats (well currently 35 that I know of) waiting to be enjoyed.

·     None have music or TV. The prices are exceptionally good, under £2.50 for a pint They also  serve decent and reasonable food with some veggie options.

·     All beers are produced by the brewery and are made without any additives and are suitable for vegans. They also produce fully organic beers. All other drinks and snacks are Sam Smith brands too. You cannot buy a Coke or a Jack Daniels!

Sam Smiths  never advertise. They do not even put their name on their pub signs or publish a list of the pubs they own. This gives them a “hidden gem” allure. 

James Gretton has done a fantastic job tracking them all down and producing a map to help spotters. 


This will make it so much easier to complete my "set", thank you!

(A couple of notes, The Cardinal is currently closed for a refurb and the George & Vulture is more of a restaurant than a pub.)

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