Step into a Dickensian London.

Step into a Dickensian London

Where time has stood still for 125 years. This place was home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680’s.

Where time has stood still for 125 years
This place was home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680’s

Rudyard Kipling wrote 'The Light That Failed' in the room above.

Today the dark caves remain candlelit. With Sherries, Madeiras and Ports served directy from the barrel. Over 20 types of cheeses to choose from.

Today the dark caves remain candlelit

Drink inside this tranquil little den, or enjoy it outside in the bustling side street.

Drink inside this tranquil little den, or enjoy it outside in the bustling side street
Address

47 Villiers Street, London, WC2N 6NE

Phone

+44 20 7930 1408

Opening times

Mon–Sat: 11:00 AM–11:00 PM, Sun: Noon–10:00 PM

Approximate price:

Glass: £5 Bottle: £18 Cheese board: 3 cheeses - £15

Atmosphere:

Peaceful inside. Buzzy outside on a sunny evening

When to go:

Hard to get a seat after 5pm. Filled with suits after work

Drinks:

Wine-based drinks only. Beer is banned

Can you book?

No booking unless party bigger than 8

Story by Helen, Photography by Reinis & Martina
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