The Boot


The Boot

Charles Dickens was a regular, as was Kenneth Williams

Location: 116 Cromer St, London, WC1H 8BS

Description: The name is either derived from the wares of the leatherworkers who once worked in the area and would have frequented this pub or it may be a corruption of The Boat - a tributary of the River Fleet once flowed nearby. Charles Dickens was a regular and used it in his novel Barnaby Rudge, where he describes it as a refuge of gangs of Protestants who took part in the Gordon Riots. Finally, it was also Kenneth Williams old local...

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The Boot

Charles Dickens was a regular, as was Kenneth Williams

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This is a great pub. Friendly bar staff and good beer. Exceptional food. It has a welcoming ethos and is obviously owned by interesting people as evidenced by the artefacts on the walls. (Dean Nullec)
Posted by Dean Nullec on 2007-01-04

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