The Fox & Firkin, Lewisham
Is anyone really mourning the demise of Firkin pubs? A visit to one of the remaining pubs, the Fox and Firkin on Lewisham High Street, should dissuade anyone from donning their rose-tinted spectacles. Basically: big, roomy pub, small and standard selection of bitters and ales - Pedigree, IPA and Bass (most of which were off on our visit, and the one which was not off, was not particularly well-kept), OK beer garden (replete with a range of midges and flies), pool table, and a small stage for bands. It's hard to tell if people actually go to the Fox to see the bands, or if the gathered locals merely tolerate them - a lot of the time the band members outnumbered their audience. On our visit the overall classiness of the pub was enhanced by buckets laid out to catch the flow of water pouring from the ceiling. Hopeless then, but not without a certain charm, at least for those who nurse a nostalgia for old-school student unions.
17 Oct 2011
Great place for a night out, I'd recommend their annual halloween night always a good time! THE ROCKY HORROR HALLOWEEN! @The Fox & Firkin, Lewisham, Friday 28th October, £5 entry, 8pm-2am Horrifically grotesque and burlesque double live performances from SOPHIA DISGRACE, DOLLY DIVINE and LOLITA LAYTEX, as well as a sketch show from the THE LATE NIGHT DOUBLE FEATURE. plus LIVE MUSIC from MIMI AMORE, presented by your host BENJAMIN LOUCHE. Transylvanian transvestites, beer garden, goodies, DJs till late, a heap of other stuff to be confirmed. Don't forget your weekend cossie! Facebook event here for more info: https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=252928244748522
316 Lewisham High Street, Lewisham, London, SE13 6JZ
020 8690 8925
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