TQ2982 : The Somers Town Coffee House

taken 9 years ago, near to Camden Town, Camden, Great Britain

The Somers Town Coffee House
The Somers Town Coffee House
This grade II listed pub on Chalton Street is said to have originally been a meeting place for Huguenot intellectuals who came to socialise and drink coffee - hence the unusual name. This pub, perhaps more than any other in London, divides opinion on what pubs should be all about. Previously a very ordinary back street 'booza' with a clientele of locals, it has now been taken over by two French sisters who have taken it up market and turned it into what they describe as a 'bistropub'. Many local people have complained that they feel excluded, but it is undoubtedly a more successful business now. Love it or loathe it, it is certainly a striking building.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 27 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 27 February, 2008
Category
Public house > Public house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 298 829 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.8056N 0:7.7927W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 298 828
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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