Roz Hanna checks out The Clerk & Well… a beautiful and quirky gastro-pub (pan-Asian cuisine) with private dining room and six double bedrooms… and she will be checking in soon!
“It’s just one of the many quirky interior touches at this cool and charming ‘pub with rooms’.” Mitch Tillman, whose company First Restaurant Group took it over in 2009, has pulled off the near impossible with his sister – by renovating the pub themselves. “We didn’t use a professional interior designer as we wanted to update it without putting off the old regulars,” he says.
And this is part of the charm of the Clerk & Well. Downstairs it has retained the feel of a proper ‘boozer’ – but the rough edges have gone and it is well appointed and managed – with the added bonus of a TV screen for sports and an excellent menu specialising in pan-Asian cuisine. [Read more…]