Down the road there’s a pub called The Pig and Whistle,
But I’d call my pub The Bee and Thistle.
Can you think of a good name for a pub or a cafe? 227 more words
When it really wasn’t safe to drink the water
There is only one public house by this name, on Broadwick Street in the heart of Soho, and it commemorates a local doctor, one John Snow (1813–58), who managed to save thousands of lives through his quick thinking. 685 more words
A war waged through pub names
One of the most popular pub names in Britain, the Red Lion has an interesting history behind it. One theory claims the reason there are so many Red Lions was due to James VI of Scotland becoming James I of England and Ireland, on 24 March 1603 (see also The Britannia). 694 more words