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The City Historical

This wonderfully higgledy-piggledy, multilevel inn on Fleet Street was built in 1667, but the basement bar is centuries older, lending credence to its claim as London's oldest pub. The list of famous people who've imbibed here is like a "who's who" of London history, including the likes of Samuel Pepys, Charles Dickens, and Samuel Johnson.

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145 Fleet St.
London, Greater London  EC4A 2BU, England

- 020 - 7353–6170

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