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...

Tours: Charles Dickens' London

Themes: PubPub Theme  LiteraryLiterary Theme  AlcoholAlcohol Theme
The Boot

Charles Dickens was a regular, as was Kenneth Williams

Ranking This Month: 769/2900

Pages Hit This Month: 41


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

Other places nearby:

Chimes of Pimlico», 2.5km

The Cross Keys», 3.6km

Old Bank of England Pub», 1.0km

The Red Lion», 1.6km

The Edgar Wallace», 1.1km

The Coal Hole», 1.2km

The Lamb's Snob Screens», 0.3km

The Wenlock Arms», 1.3km

The Bow Bells», 4.4km

The Prince of Wales», 3.1km

Location Pinpointed: