Literary Pubs

Many authors enjoyed a pint after a day behind the typewriter and some of the pubs they went in are featured here. Other pubs are mentioned in books and a couple of works of fiction are even named after pubs. The locals of scientists, historians, philosophers and other authors of non-fiction literature can also be found here.

Cambridgeshire:
Famous coaching inn on the A1

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West Yorkshire
Historic pub with Bronte connections

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Oxfordshire
Tolkien’s local

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Greater London
Famous Bohemian pub, impressively refurbished

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North Yorkshire
Characterful pub with waterfall

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Greater London
Ornate pub opposite the British Museum

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Greater London
Famous 17th century pub

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New Town, Edinburgh
Fictional detective John Rebus’s local

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Greater London
Historic, unspoilt and unusual

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Greater London
Devoted to the great (fictional) detective

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Wiltshire
Thatched coaching inn

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Old Town, Edinburgh
Ancient Grassmarket pub

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