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The Duke of Argyll - Location: Soho
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Name: The Duke of Argyll - Location: Soho

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Re: The Duke of Argyll - Location: Soho
« Reply #1 on: Aug 16 - 2011 »
Stumbled accross this one last night. Didn't have a pint as there wasn't any hand pumps on view. Looks a nice place though!

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Re: The Duke of Argyll - Location: Soho
« Reply #2 on: Aug 16 - 2011 »
Stumbled accross this one last night. Didn't have a pint as there wasn't any hand pumps on view. Looks a nice place though!

It's okay, but not my favourite Samuel Smith's London pubs.

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Re: The Duke of Argyll - Location: Soho
« Reply #3 on: Aug 16 - 2011 »
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Which is your favourite?

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Re: The Duke of Argyll - Location: Soho
« Reply #4 on: Aug 16 - 2011 »
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Which is your favourite?

The Rising Sun is one of my favourites and felt like a local pub for workers and the like.  Ye Olde Cheese Cheese, Cittie of York, Princess Louise and The Champion for historic and architectural reasons while I think that the Fitzroy Tavern is okay, but greatly overrated (and I was put off by the staff on my last visit).  The Dover Castle is quite nice and my hat was still there when I went back for it!  I like the location of the George and Vulture, although there was little on the menu for me to have with my diet as not the usual Samuel Smith's menu (and you had to eat to get a drink).  Have a look at the back wall of this pub, I found it a little peculiar.

The Earl of Lonsdale is okay as is The Angel (Bermondsey) and The Crown and Sugarloaf.  The Anchor is a lively boozer, spoiled by early closing hours.  Quite a few Samuel Smith's London pubs have bar billiards tables, which make them a little more unusual then your average JD Waterspoon's "pub".

Hope that helps? It's hard to say which one is my favourite because there are so many good ones and I like different pubs for different reasons and occasions.  Also, The Blackfriars is worth a visit (not a Samuel Smith's pub) if you are boozing in the nation's capital.
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Re: The Duke of Argyll - Location: Soho
« Reply #5 on: Dec 14 - 2011 »
Found this photo of the Duke of Argyll............................

http://www.flickr.com/photos/55935853@N00/2711022671/


I'm back down  London in Spring. A friend what's me to take him around all 37 pubs. Last time I  went, it was this time last year so half the pubs I went in was after dark so I did not take any photos. Next time I make up for it and take plenty.

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Re: The Duke of Argyll - Location: Soho
« Reply #6 on: Dec 16 - 2011 »
Spring is probably the best time to take lots of photos of the pubs. Surprised you haven't already got lots of pictures.  :P
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Re: The Duke of Argyll - Location: Soho
« Reply #7 on: Dec 17 - 2011 »
been in hibernation.. is this a nice pub?

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Re: The Duke of Argyll - Location: Soho
« Reply #8 on: Dec 17 - 2011 »
Yes it a lovely pub
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Re: The Duke of Argyll - Location: Soho
« Reply #9 on: Dec 19 - 2011 »
been in hibernation.. is this a nice pub?

It's okay, but not my favourite London Samuel Smith's pub by any stretch.  No cask.

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Re: The Duke of Argyll - Location: Soho
« Reply #10 on: Dec 21 - 2011 »
been in hibernation.. is this a nice pub?

It's okay, but not my favourite London Samuel Smith's pub by any stretch.  No cask.

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Yes i had frogotten that there's no cask
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Re: The Duke of Argyll - Location: Soho
« Reply #11 on: Sep 2 - 2012 »
Adding more photos......


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Re: The Duke of Argyll - Location: Soho
« Reply #12 on: Sep 2 - 2012 »
The inside ones....


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Re: The Duke of Argyll - Location: Soho
« Reply #13 on: Sep 3 - 2012 »
Great photos. Interesting shop next door though, wonder if Humphrey knows.  :()

Good to see different currency's behind the bar, I have seen it at other pubs, but not SS.
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Re: The Duke of Argyll - Location: Soho
« Reply #14 on: Sep 3 - 2012 »
Great photos. Interesting shop next door though, wonder if Humphrey knows.  :()

Good to see different currency's behind the bar, I have seen it at other pubs, but not SS.


As you may know our Daughter travels the world and goes to some very funny counties that most people would not go to.  When I was in the Oak Tree in Catterick they have lots behind the bar and I gave them some more for the collection.

Here is the link to the photos of the Oak Tree, you want the last photo.