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The Vintage Guide To London | July 24, 2017

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The Fifties Rocker hang-out: Ace Cafe

July 22, 2011 |

The original Ace Cafe opened in 1938 on the North Circular Road in London intended as a transport cafe to truck and lorry drivers.
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The Prohibition speakeasy: Positively 4th Street

April 17, 2011 |

Updated: this bar has now closed down

Situated five minutes from Warren Street Tube station, Positively 4th Street takes you back to the old Prohibition days of Thirties America. Heavily influenced by Art Deco with a subtle touch of Japanese culture, this bar offers … Read More

69 Colebrooke Row: one of London’s best speakeasies

December 17, 2010 |

Tiny with just a handful of tables and only really recognisable by the lantern that hangs outside (there’s no sign or name), you would be forgiven to just walk past 68 Colebrooke Row.
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Where Agatha Christie and Oscar Wilde were regulars: Kettner’s

November 9, 2010 |

Kettner’s is a must-visit in Soho, one of the oldest restaurants in London and steeped in old-school French charm.
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The 20s prohibition tea room: Bourne & Hollingsworth

September 17, 2010 |

Just a short walk off the highstreet mecca of Oxford Circus is Bourne & Hollingsworth, a living room sized tea room and bar that’s like a Tardis trip back into the times of back room drinking during Prohibition times.
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Art Deco style at The Lost Society bar and restaurant

August 18, 2010 |

Now a decadent, Art Deco inspired bar and restaurant, the Lost Society once hosted a banquet held in honour of Queen Elizabeth I and her alchemist John Dee.
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