Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese

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Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese information

London , England
Wine Office Court, 145 Fleet St
+44 20 7353 6170
Getting there
Tube: Chancery Lane
Opening hours
11.30am-11pm Mon-Fri, noon-11pm Sat
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The entrance to this historic pub is via a narrow alley off Fleet St. Over its long history, locals have included Dr Johnson, Thackeray and Dickens. Despite (or possibly because of) this, the Cheshire can feel a bit like a museum. Nevertheless it’s one of London’s most famous and historic pubs and well worth popping in for a pint.

The original pub was sent skywards during the Great Fire of London and rebuilt. Its vaulted cellars are said to belong to a 13th-century Carmelite monastery that once stood on the site.