Clink Prison Museum
This one-time private jail in the park of Winchester Palace, a 32-hectare area known as the Liberty of the Clink and under the...
The Rose, for which Christopher Marlowe and Ben Jonson wrote their greatest plays and in which Shakespeare learned his craft, is unique:...
Stepping aboard this replica of Sir Francis Drake’s famous Tudor ship will inspire genuine admiration for the admiral and his rather...
The Rake offers more than 130 beers – many of them international craft brews – at any one time. There are 10 taps and the selection of...
Arabica Bar & Kitchen
Pan Middle-Eastern cuisine is a well rehearsed classic these days, but Arabica Bar & Kitchen have managed to bring something fresh...
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Anchor Bankside information
Firmly anchored in many guidebooks (including this one) – but with good reason – this riverside boozer dates to the early 17th century (subsequently rebuilt after the Great Fire and again in the 19th century). Trips to the terrace are rewarded with superb views across the Thames but brace for a constant deluge of drinkers.
Dictionary writer Samuel Johnson, whose brewer friend owned the joint, drank here, as did diarist Samuel Pepys.