Different Famous Film Pubs
London is not only known to have many of the best pubs, but it is also known to have many famous film pubs. In this article, you will be able to know some of the most famous pubs.
From TV, films and books, some of such pubs are actually inspired by the ones that are real and were actual pubs that were used as film locations.
Movie: Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
This is where The Beehive at Buntingford appeared in the 2005 movie. Ford Perfect (being played by Mos Def) and Arthur Dent (being played by Martin Freeman), revealed that he came from another planet and that there’s an upcoming event where Earth will be flattened for an intergalactic super highway project.
The Beehive was a traditional 200 year old roadside freehouse which actually was built as an ale house until the year 1956. This is actually an appealing pub that has a single bar, no jukebox and also no fruit machines and its pub games like dart and cribbage are popular.
Movie: 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. The movie was played by David (played by Naughton) and Jack (played by Griffin Dunne), who were two travellers that travelled to the moors and there’s a werewolf involved.
The Black Swan Ockham is located in the idyllic Surrey countryside and is actually the local culinary hotspot which is offering a British menu and uses their seasonal and fresh produce.
The Lamb Tavern located at Leadenhall Market was the setting in the 1975 movie “Brannigan“. This movie was played by Jim Brannigan (played by John Wayne), who bring his own American Justice at the streets of London. The movie was also played by Commander Swann (played by Richard Attenborough), who continue to batter Brannigan through a true upper class British way, and using handguns on British streets were forbidden by the police force.
The Lamb Tavern is the perfect place in taking refreshments and 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
This was where The Red Lion appeared in the film, which was based on the story of Strange Fruit, which was the rock band who previously had it all, lost all of it and then became normal people and made an attempt to make a comeback.
The Red Lion was first licensed in 1802 and this is famous for its 86ft deep well, which had dated back in 1600’s. The well room was named after ALexander Keiller who excavated the ancient stone circle surrounding the pub.