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Viaduct Tavern

126 Newgate Street
Smithfield
London
EC1A 7AA

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Opening Times

Monday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 9.00 pm
Sundayclosed

Meal Times

10 - 9 Mon - Fri
12 - 8 Sat
Closed Sun

Owner

Fuller's

About the Pub

Visit the Newgate Prison cellar by arrangement with Pub Walks (see Time Out for details). Became a Fuller's tied house ex Ind Coope Nicholsons.

Historic Interest

Grade II listing:- Public House. 1874-5; interior remodelled 1898-1900 by Arthur Dixon. Granite to ground floor; upper floor of gault brick with painted stone dressings; slate mansard roof; brick end stacks with moulded stone cornices. Curved corner site. Italianate style. 4-storeys; 6-window range with additional bay to ground floor. Ground floor articulated by grey and red granite piers with festooned Ionic capitals to red granite frieze with moulded grey cornices: three doorways with half-glazed double door set in recessed lobbies with bracketed semicircular arched arches to outer bays, all having relief carving in Flemish Renaissance style with Medallion portraits to spandrels of outer arches; 3-light plate-glass windows with similar relief craving to mullions and transoms. Plate-glass sashes to upper-floor windows set in raised architraves: relief-carved friezes and bracketed cornices to first-floor windows pedimental second-floor windows, and relief-carved frieze over third-floor windows divided by pilasters with foliate capitals; dentilled cornice; moulded cornices to dormer windows. Interior: good ground-floor bar interior, quadrant-shaped, with many original fittings, including cut and etched glass panels to fine Jacobethan-style counter and semicircular arched hood set in front of rear doorway with relief-carved panels; arcaded panelling to bar. Marbled wood piers to enriched plaster frieze with cherub heads, shell-coved cornice and strapwork ceiling. Wall to right has tall mirrors alternating with three fine paintings of Pre-Raphaelite style women by Hal, 1898-1900, all set in cream, green and orange marble and alabaster architraves. Included for its fine pub interior, particularly the exceptional paintings.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Fuller's --seasonal--
  • Fuller's London Pride

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • St Austell Tribute

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • RealHeritagePub Heritage Pub

    Nationally Important Historic Interior

Facilities

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

    O2

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Viaduct Tavern

126 Newgate Street
Smithfield
London
EC1A 7AA

Sat Nav Reference

51.516297, -0.101734

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station
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Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (350m)

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