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Mr Fogg's House of Botanicals, Fitzrovia, W1

48 Newman Street
W1
W1T 3QE
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Komakino . left this review about Mr Fogg's House of Botanicals

At the time of writing, one of four similarly-named establishments in Central London with a Victorian-era explorer bent (a drinks menu refers to cocktails as 'Compound Libations'). This former corner pub is open plan with herringbone tongue and groove wooden floor, high ceiling adorned with flora-filled bird cages, walls containing flora and fauna-related prints, drawings and specimens and shelving containing all sorts. A plant display in the midst of the room semi-divides it into two with high seats to the left and seats of a more standard height to the right, accompanied by some booth seating in one of the windows. A spiral staircase leads upstairs to a function room. I was greeted by a rather attractive Eastern European hostess (no, not like that) who offers table service (no, not like that either) and who I disappointed with my demand for a beer-only diet. Four keg taps offered four "Mr Fogg's" beers - a stout, a pale ale and two lagers. Pressing the two brace-wearing and waxed moustache-adorned barmen on the provenance of the beers, then having to explain that I meant who brewed the beers, they could only reply "London". A 'pale ale' was £5 for the privilege. Obviously not aimed at such a cultural dinosaur as myself, I'll leave them to it, but at least I gave it a go.

On 6th January 2019 - rating: 4
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Tris C left this review about The Newman Street Tavern

As the Cambridge, this was an office hangout for me in the late 1980s. It was fairly typical of the type for the area with nothing to make it stand out.
Still, it's a shame to have lost it.

On 25th October 2017 - rating: 5
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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about The Newman Street Tavern

Very much a gastro-pub, with about half the tables laid up for dining, but slightly more inviting I thought for those just looking for a drink than when I've walked past previously. Restrained, semi-traditional furniture and decor. Background music. One real ale on handpump - Mauldon Gold (nice enough, albeit at a whopping £5.00) - plus beers such as Longhorn IPA and Whitstable Bay Pale on the keg taps.

On 26th July 2015 - rating: 5
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Rex Rattus
London Euston, 1.01 miles, 19 min walk (show)
London Charing Cross, 1.1 miles, 21 min walk (show)
London St Pancras International, 1.32 miles, 25 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Mr Fogg's House of Botanicals, W1
6th Jan 2019, 16:29
Review submitted by Komakino . amended by Komakino .
 
4th Jan 2019, 17:25
Review submitted by Komakino . amended by Komakino .

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 20 August 2018 by Tris C
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 04 January 2019 by Komakino .
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 20 August 2018 by Tris C
  • Beer Garden : No last updated 20 August 2018 by Tris C
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 04 January 2019 by Komakino .
  • Car Park : No last updated 20 August 2018 by Tris C
  • Child Friendly : No last updated 04 January 2019 by Komakino .
  • Darts : No last updated 04 January 2019 by Komakino .
  • Dog Friendly : No last updated 04 January 2019 by Komakino .
  • Function Room : Yes last updated 04 January 2019 by Komakino .
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 04 January 2019 by Komakino .
  • Jukebox : No last updated 04 January 2019 by Komakino .
  • Karaoke : No last updated 04 January 2019 by Komakino .
  • Live Music : No last updated 04 January 2019 by Komakino .
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 20 August 2018 by Tris C
  • Micropub : No last updated 20 August 2018 by Tris C
  • Pinball : No last updated 04 January 2019 by Komakino .
  • Pool Table : No last updated 04 January 2019 by Komakino .
  • Quiz Night : No last updated 04 January 2019 by Komakino .
  • Real Ale : No last updated 20 August 2018 by Tris C
  • Real Cider : No last updated 20 August 2018 by Tris C
  • Wheelchair Access : No last updated 04 January 2019 by Komakino .
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 04 January 2019 by Komakino .
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