Esoteric London

No. 959: Myddleton Road, N22

Posted in Eating places, Food by esotericlondon on October 31, 2013

© Roger Dean RED_4548 copy

Myddleton Road, London, N22. Photo © Roger Dean 2013

Dickens’s Dictionary of London, An Unconventional Handbook – Charles Dickens [Jr.], 1882:

Restaurants.

The old-fashioned fish and joint dinner still holds its own here and there. The best houses of this class are the “Albion,” Russell-street (opposite Drury Lane Theatre), where during the season an excellent haunch of venison is served every Tu. and Th. at 6 o’clock; Simpson’s, Strand (haunch of venison daily at 6 during the season0; and the “Rainbow,” Fleet-street.