Pimlico

Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Pimlico

The Cask Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico

The Cask Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico

Are you a beer lover? Then we have found your paradise. Opened in 2009, the Cask Pub and Kitchen in Pimlico brings together some of the best breweries from London, the UK […]

December 28, 2016 × 0 comments

Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Pimlico

Delizie D’Italia, Lupus Street

Delizie D’Italia, Lupus Street

Delizie D’Italia is one of Pimlico’s few cafes and some people claim that it offers the best coffee in the neighborhood. The café is located on the corner of Lupus […]

December 21, 2016 × Comments are Disabled

Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Pimlico

The Constitution (source: Facebook)

Pimlico's The Constitution is getting a makeover

Have you heard the news? The Constitution Pub on Churton Street in Pimlico is being refurbished and renovated, and will re-open its doors in mid-September.  It is not clear whether […]

December 21, 2016 × Comments are Disabled

Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Pimlico

The Roasting, Churton Street

The Roasting, Churton Street

The Roasting Cafe is relatively new to the Pimlico scene. Opened in 2015, the cafe attracts coffee lovers from all over the area. It is located in the elegant Churton […]

December 15, 2016 × Comments are Disabled

History, Pimlico

The Union Pub - Pimlico Road (Source: pubshistory.com)

Brief history of Pimlico

Pimlico is a residential neighbourhood in central London in the City of Westminster. Just like Belgravia, to which it was built as a southern extension, Pimlico is known for its grand garden […]

December 8, 2016 × Comments are Disabled

History, Pimlico

North-west view of ‘Jenny Whim's’ Bridge over the Canal in Pimlico by an unknown artist, 1815.  The Thames can be seen in the distance. (Courtesy of the British Museum)

London’s expansion and trade

In 1800, London, Europe’s biggest city, had just under one million inhabitants and measured five miles across from Hyde Park Corner to Wapping and two miles from Sadler’s Wells, Clerkenwell to St […]

December 28, 2015 × Comments are Disabled

History, Pimlico, Victoria

Bomb Damage to Sutherland Terrace (Copyright: Westminster City Archives)

Sutherland Street and the Blitz

16 and 17 April 1941 saw some of the worst bombing raids to affect Westminster during the Blitz. Sutherland Terrace, in Pimlico, was hit by two parachute mines and three highly explosive […]

December 27, 2015 × Comments are Disabled

History, Pimlico

Stretcher Part at Dolphin Square (Copyright: Westminster City Archives)

Dolphin Square during the Blitz

During the night of 22nd September 1940, Pimlico was severely bombed and many local residents sought shelter in the basement of Hawkins House, one of 13 residential blocks in the Dolphin Square estate (built […]

December 27, 2015 × Comments are Disabled