Beautiful Destination: Churchill Arms Pub in Kensington, London
This is probably the most photographed pub in all of London, if not the most beautiful -- and it's easy to see why.
Located near the midpoint on Kensington Church Street connecting Kensington and Notting Hill, the Churchill Arms pub is a beloved historic landmark built in 1750. It's most famous for its flower-covered facade, and it also serves very nice Thai curry dishes.
Before your next visit, take a look at these wonderful facts about Churchill Arms and deepen your appreciation for this true London gem!
🍺It was the first London pub to serve Thai food. Yum!
🍺The pub has a flower bill of around £25,000. Every. Year.
🍺 The pub has some 100 flower tubs, 42 baskets and 48 window boxes.
🍺 The pub also goes all out for Christmas. Last year it was adorned with 21,000 lights and 90 Christmas trees. 🎄
🍺Winston Churchill's grandparents were regulars at the pub in the 1800's. The pub was given its current name after World War Two.
🍺 The pub's true legend is its landlord, Gerry O'Brien, who came to London from Ireland as at age 17. He joined the pub in 1985 and retired in July 2017 after 32 years of service, during which he had pulled about 2 million pints of London Pride!