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American Tour of London
American Tour of London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

28th May 1959 Johnson and Bart's musical Lock up your daughters, premieres in London

28th May 1908 Born today: Ian Lancaster Fleming, London England, author (James Bond)

28th May 1897 Born today: Henry Kendall, London, actor (Amazing Quest, Shadow, Rich and Strange)

28th May 1858 Dion Boucicault's Foul Play, premieres in London

28th May 1742 1st indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London)

28th May 1728 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth successfully sues agent Joshua Morris.

The Duke of Wellington Pub



The Duke of Wellington Pub

Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts and a classic London Boozer

Location: 179 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, W11 2ED

Description: This is the Duke of Wellington public house, made famous by British Comedy 'Notting Hill'.

The pub can be seen in the opening scenes of the 1999 box office smash cinema as Hugh Grant walks down Portobello Road to his second-hand bookshop where he meets Julia Roberts.

The Duke of Wellington is a stunning traditional pub set in the heart of vibrant Portobello Road. The friendly atmosphere reflects the truly multi cultural area in which it stands. Locals brush shoulders with antiques dealers and tourists share drinks with musicians.

Notting Hill is a 1999 British romantic comedy film set in Notting Hill, London, released on 21 May 1999. The screenplay was by Richard Curtis, who had written Four Weddings and a Funeral.

Tagged in this Tour: The London Rom-Com Tour

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The Duke of Wellington Pub

Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts and a classic London Boozer


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