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Simmons, E1

61 Royal Mint Street
E1
E1 8LG
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Tris C left this review about Simmons

On approach, the place exhibits the usual ‘Barbie Doll’ pink glow common to the brand, but in fact this was the City of Carlisle, established 1620 and rebuilt here in 1881 for Truman’s. It had been known as the Dublin in the ‘20s - ‘30s, on account of its Irish landlord and the place closed sometime between the mid-‘40s and early ‘80s to become a restaurant called Rosemary Lane, Royal Mint Street’s original name.
It's a simple interior, with a modern floor and much in the way of shiny wall tiles and floral wallpaper. Lighting is contemporary, the whole dominated by a rotating glitterball in the shape of a skull. Surprisingly though, there is some rather attractive dark wood panelling, along with an ornate carved wood fireplace surround. Furniture is mainly tall, fashioned from little children’s school desks, covered with graffiti and judging by the language, not the product of said children, who must have been far closer in age to the customers than me. Décor amounted to little more than framed promotional prints and glowing neon fluorescent signs, with spirit bottles on tables containing flowers.
There’s no real ale of course, me opting for a half of Neck Oil (£3.00) served by a friendly barmaid.
If you like cocktail bars – and shiny rotating skulls – this could be the place for you. It’s obviously no longer a pub, but it’s better than the neighbouring Black Horse, which is.

On 21st April 2022 - rating: 4
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john mcgraw left this review about City Of Carlisle

CLOSED.Now a restaurant.(03/03/07)

On 4th March 2007 - no rating submitted
[User has posted 2044 recommendations about 2025 pubs]

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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Tris C
London Fenchurch Street, 0.46 miles, 8 min walk (show)
Shadwell, 0.62 miles, 11 min walk (show)
Whitechapel, 0.88 miles, 17 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Simmons, E1
21st Apr 2022, 19:41
Review submitted by Tris C
 
9th Nov 2017, 18:26
Picture submitted by peter ashworth approved

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 21 April 2022 by Tris C
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 21 April 2022 by Tris C
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  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 21 April 2022 by Tris C
  • Car Park : No last updated 21 April 2022 by Tris C
  • Child Friendly : No last updated 21 April 2022 by Tris C
  • Darts : No last updated 21 April 2022 by Tris C
  • Function Room : No last updated 21 April 2022 by Tris C
  • Hot Food : No last updated 21 April 2022 by Tris C
  • Jukebox : No last updated 21 April 2022 by Tris C
  • Karaoke : No last updated 21 April 2022 by Tris C
  • Live Music : No last updated 21 April 2022 by Tris C
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 21 April 2022 by Tris C
  • Micropub : No last updated 21 April 2022 by Tris C
  • Pinball : No last updated 21 April 2022 by Tris C
  • Pool Table : No last updated 21 April 2022 by Tris C
  • Quiz Night : No last updated 21 April 2022 by Tris C
  • Real Ale : No last updated 09 May 2014 by Dave McNally
  • Real Cider : No last updated 21 April 2022 by Tris C
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 21 April 2022 by Tris C
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