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The streets of the Thames Embankment have historic pubs, which date to the 15th century

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By Team Lounge
Published Apr 25, 2023

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Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese is housed in a building from 1667, and its famous visitors include Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Alfred Tennyson and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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London is home to more than 3,500 pubs, old and new, themed and country, rustic and posh

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Most pubs retain their original features despite being surrounded by modern office buildings

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St. Bride's Church, built by Sir Christoopher Wren in 1672, overlooks a pub of about the same age

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The George, between London Bridge and Borough Market, is one of London’s oldest pubs

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Charles Dickens mentioned The George when it was a coffee house in his book, Little Dorrit

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Anchor Bankside is Bankside's oldest surviving tavern; there has been a pub here for 800 years

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