Business as usual at the Red Lion

20 February 2014

3:36 PM

20 February 2014

3:36 PM

Lamentations spread across Westminster when rumour had it that the Red Lion on Whitehall was to be reborn as trendy metropolitan wine bar. The old boozer was the scene of many a knifing (of the political variety) and much happy plotting, being a regular haunt for the bag carrying and spinning classes. Well, Mr S has some good news. After closing for refurbishment, the Red Lion has reopened and looks exactly the same. Nothing seems to have changed at all. Trebles all round.

Picture via Political Pictures.

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  • rtj1211

    You really shouldn’t advertise where the Revolution’s first pogrom should take place!! Poor spinners, they deserve to be chased first by the hounds, rather than set up for ritual slaughter…..


  • Gareth Milner

    I was a little annoyed when it wasn’t open the other week when I popped by, though the usual figures were in the clarence.

  • Hexhamgeezer

    As I recall the only thing dirty in there was the politics of some of the clientele. You meet a far better class of person in the Lord Moon of the Mall up the road.