Star Tavern

Greater London South West - London

A historic pub interior of some regional importance

Listed Status: II

6 Belgrave Mews West
London, Belgravia
SW1X 8HT

Tel: (020) 7235 3019

Email: startavern@fullers.co.uk

Website http://www.star-tavern-belgravia.co.uk/

Real Ale: Yes

Real Cider: Yes

Lunchtime Meals: Yes

Evening Meals: Yes

Nearby Station: London Victoria

Station Distance: 850m

Public Transport: Near Railway Station (London Victoria) and Bus Stop

Bus: Yes

View on: Whatpub

An early to mid 19th century three-storey pub of brick. The small room on the right contains a square servery with an old bar counter with brackets and what looks like handles to open them i.e. a variation on the ‘cupboards in bar counters’. The bar back has mirrored panels and the wording “Family Wine And” and “Spirits Stores” in panels above left and right of an old clock. The presence of two front doors here suggests the right-hand one originally led to an off sales, there is a good set of colourful window screens and a good ‘The Star’ etched and frosted front window. On the rear right is a doorway (which has been widened) in a partition that reaches the ceiling and has the figure ‘1’ on it. This tiny room has some old dado panelling and the dumb waiter in the corner looks like a later addition.

An early to mid 19th century three-storey pub of brick. The small room on the right contains a square servery with an old bar counter with brackets and what looks like handles to open them i.e. a variation on the ‘cupboards in bar counters’. The bar back has mirrored panels and the wording “Family Wine And” and “Spirits Stores” in panels above left and right of an old clock. The presence of two front doors here suggests the right-hand one originally led to an off sales, there is a good set of colourful window screens and a good ‘The Star’ etched and frosted front window. On the rear right is a doorway (which has been widened) in a partition that reaches the ceiling and has the figure ‘1’ on it. This tiny room has some old dado panelling and the dumb waiter in the corner looks like a later addition.

Through a wide arch on the left that appears to have been there for many years to what was two small rooms joined together many years ago. The bench seating is old, there is an old fireplace in the front part and a plaster cornice indicating this was probably a public room originally. There is another wide arch to a small room at the rear with a skylight and a wood surround fireplace in what looks like it was originally a domestic room.

There are two metal grille gates in the rear centre of the pub beyond which are doors leading to a hallway and the stairs to the first floor bar. Here the bar counter might be inter-war, the bar back appears to be more modern, there is a marble fireplace with 1930s brick interior and two good ceiling roses.

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