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Boris tribute tavern opens

10 June 2014

12:16 PM

10 June 2014

12:16 PM

Mr S has oft remarked that you have only made it in life when someone has named a watering hole after you. So congratulations to the Mayor of London, who has joined this elite club thanks to the Japanese-style South Bank spot ‘Izakaya Boris’, translates as ‘Boris Tavern’. Situated in County Hall, the old fiefdom of Boris’s sworn enemy Ken Livingstone, the bar opens today according to London SE1 news. Political nerds will recall this was the exact location where Boris launched his bid to be mayor back in 2008.

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