News archive - 2009

The Bar, Peterborough
13/11/09
With nearly 28 per cent of its adult residents looking for love, Peterborough is a great place to meet people – and where better to find a...
Duck, Writtle
11/11/09
With its low beams, pretty garden and idyllic rural setting, the Duck Inn at Newney Green in Essex is the quintessential country pub – but,...
Polka Bar, Soho
11/11/09
There’s rarely a vacant, freehold slot at the heart of the Soho circuit, which makes the Polka Bar in Poland Street, W1, the perfect...
Lambeth Journeys
10/11/09
A private London operator has bought the former Journey’s London Eye hostel near Waterloo for £895,000 in a sale handled by licensed...
03/11/09
The Prince Alfred is an old-style East End boozer with lots of potential –approximately 342 square metres (3,680 square feet) of it, in fact...
03/11/09
Potential purchasers of The Kings Head, Byfleet, don’t need to be fans of vintage racing cars, Concorde and celebrity-spotting – but it...
Bar Latina, Tottenham
03/11/09
When John Lewis sells out of shoulder pads, you know an 80s revival is in full swing – and where better to celebrate than Bar Latina in...
27/10/09
Not many market towns can boast smugglers’ caves, world-famous antiques shops and a literary tradition that harks back to Charles Dickens and...
White Horse, Edenbridge
22/10/09
Edenbridge’s historic White Horse pub has a new owner in the saddle and is soon to dip a hoof into the restaurant trade. Licensed leisure...
22/10/09
The Navy Arms in Deptford may have stopped parting thirsty sailors from their wages long ago – but it can still attract the interest, and...