London not only have so many best publs, it also have lots of the best film pubs. In this article, you will be able to know some of the most famous pubs.
From films, books and TV, these pubs were in fact inspired by the ones that are real and are also actual pubs that were being used in film locations.
Movie: Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
This is where The Beehive at Buntingford appeared in the 2005 movie. Ford Prefect (played by Mos Def), revealed to Arthur Dent (played by Martin Freeman) that he came from another planet and that Earth’s future is being scheduled to be flattened for an intergalactic super highway.
The Beehive was a traditional 200 year old roadside freehouse which actually was built as an ale house until the year 1956. It is in fact an appealing pub which comes with a single bar, but it doesn’t have any fruit machines and jukebox, but the pub games like dart and cribbage are very popular.
Film: An American Werewolf in London
The Black Swan had appeared in this movie and it was also renamed to the “The Slaughtered Lamb” during its 1981 appearance in the movie. Jack (played by Griffin Dunne) and David (played by David Naughton) were actually two travellers who ventured off to the moors and there was actually a werewolf involved.
The Black Swan Ockham can be found in the idyllic Surrey countryside and is actually the local culinary hotspot that offers an inventive British menu with the use of their fresh and seasonal produce.
The Lamb Tavern, which is located at Leadenhall Market was made as the setting for the famous 1975 movie “Brannigan”. It was played by Jim Brannigan (played by John Wayne), who bring his own American Justice to the streets of London. The movie also starred Commander Swann (played by Richard Attenborough), who continue to batter Brannigan in a true upper class British way and the use of handguns on British streets was forbidden by the police force.
The Lamb Tavern is the best place when it comes to taking refreshments and it is adjacent to the market. It also continues its tradition that’s first established in Roman Britain the last 2000 years ago.
Movie: Still Crazy
In this movie, The Red Lion appeared, which was the story of Strange Fruit, a rock band who had it all, lost all of it and later on became normal everyday people again and during the middle age, attempted to make a comeback.
The Red Lion was first licensed in 1802 and is actually famous for its 86ft deep well, which dated back in 1600’s. The well room was named after Alexander Keiller who had excavated the ancient stone circle that surrounds the pub.