No need for a gastropub makeover here! Charming pictures show the London pubs where time has stood still for centuries Historic drinking spots have been collated in a book titled, Great Pubs of London, by George Dailey Charming photographs show inside the beloved boozers where time has stood still for centuries The Mayflower, which dates back to the 16th century, is located at the mooring of the Pilgrim Fathers’ ship British patriotism is clear at The Nags Head in Belgravia where the landlord displays a collection of militaria By JENNY AWFORD FOR MAILONLINE PUBLISHED: 14:52 GMT, 11 October 2016 | UPDATED: 16:40 GMT, 11 October 2016 Read more:

From a 400-year-old pub located at the mooring of the Pilgrim Fathers’ Mayflower ship, to a tavern covered with military medals and Union Jacks, these pictures reveal the boozers where time has stood still for centuries.
The historic establishments have been collated in a book titled, Great Pubs of London, which will take you back in time with its definitive bucket list of the capital’s best drinking spots.
British patriotism is clear at The Nags Head in Belgravia where the landlord proudly displays his collection of militaria which includes a selection of hats, medals and flags.
The Mayflower in Rotherhithe, which is the oldest pub on the Thames, also made the cut thanks to its location at the point where the historic ship of the same name set sail for the New World in 1620.
Other images show the bar of The Cross Keys in Covent garden where the golden bust of John Lennon takes pride of place.
Charlie Dailey photographed a total of 22 pubs for the book, published by Prestel, which was written by her father, George. It includes a foreword by Lord of the Rings actor Sir Ian McKellen – whose pub The Grapes also features.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3832680/Best-historic-pubs-London.html#ixzz4MtGEm3eD

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