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31 July 2014
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The Viaduct Tavern

126 Newgate Street, London EC1A 7AA

Pubs Clerkenwell, Barbican
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Built in 1869, here's a fine example of High Victorian gin palace, its pedigree enhanced by its resident spooks – a prostitute who was murdered on the premises and a mischievous Victorian revenant called Fred. Its creepy basement cellars (viewable by appointment) once formed part of an old compter (lock-up cells) that were conveniently situated for inmates’ trials across the road at the Old Bailey. Fantastic Pre-Raphaelite panels and busts add a touch of drama to proceedings, along with a magnificent gothic mahogany bar, an original clock, acres of etched glass and marble pillars. Drinks feature a range of real ales, plus Fuller’s finest on tap, while food brings lunchtime sarnies, salads and assorted hot dishes. In short, it would be a crime to miss the Viaduct Tavern.

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