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A pub with a nationally important historic interior

This pub is taken from the national inventory of historic pub interiors, CAMRA's pioneering effort to identify and help protect the most important historic pub interiors in the country.

LONDON, GREATER - Southwark, London SE1, George Inn

An historic pub interior of national importance

77 Borough High Street, George Inn Yard, Southwark, London SE1, SE1 1NH

Tel: (020) 7407 2056


Opening Hours: 11-11

Real Ale & Cider: Real Ale

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

Food: Lunchtime and Evening Meals (11-10; 12-9 Sun)

Listed Status: Grade I

List Entry Number: 1378357

Listing Date: 1950

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Southwark was a major terminus for the southern England coach trade and the George is an amazing survivor of those days, being the last galleried coaching inn in London. However, it is but a fragment now as it used to extend round four sides of a courtyard. Most spaces in the pub have modern fittings but the first bar you come to has some of the oldest woodwork purpose-fitted for a pub anywhere. Other outstanding features are the mighty fireplace and glazed-in servery with (now disused) Victorian handpumps in the “cash-register” style. The tap room houses a “Parliament Clock” from the days when owning your timepiece got you taxed. The pub is now owned by the National Trust.

George Inn, Southwark, London SE1
Parliament Bar