This public house is also situated in the back streets not so far from Victoria Station adn St. James Park. It is a beautiful pub from 1804, and has just been refurbished. There is a big, very nice wooden bar. You have the etched mirrors in the bar with a golden top. Very elegant! There is a cozy group of chairs by windows. There is a separate dining area with typical pub food.
The beer tastes good out of very clean glasses – sign of quality. The service is first class with friendly hosts.
The pub is named after George Villiers, the first Duke of Buckingham (1592-1628). An interesting character and he was assassinated at the age of 36.
This pub is only one of 10 pubs that have been in CAMRA Good beer guide since the start.
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