Status: Open
Address: 202-206 Borough High Street, SE1 1JX (streetmap) (osm) (gmap) (bingmap) (streetview)
London borough: Southwark
Former name(s): Hole in the Wall
St George's Tavern
St George
George and Dragon
St George's Coffee House
Former address: [or 202-206 High Street]
204 Borough High Street [or 204 High Street] (1921)
104 Blackman Street (pre-1889)
122 Blackman Street (1828)
Historical parish: Southwark St George the Martyr
Dates open: [1794]-
rebuilt c1677
Owner: Greene King/Parched Pubs
Wenlock Brewery (former)
Website: Website
Notes: Listed as "St George's Coffee House" in Sun Fire Office insurance records of 1828 and earlier (and at various later dates), but apparently still an establishment serving alcoholic drinks (as sometimes the proprietor at this address is called a "wine merchant", "brandy merchant" or "victualler").
Photo taken in April 2008
Sources: Open date: Archives
Owner: Brewery History Society
OS 1876/1957/1969
PO 1839 (as "George & Dragon")/1841 (as "George & Dragon")/1856 (as "St. George")/1869 (as "St. George")/1882 (as "St. George's Tavern")/1895 (as "St. George's Tavern")/1899 (as "Hole in the Wall")/1915 (as "Hole-in-the-Wall")
References: MS 11936/375/580185 (as "George")
MS 11936/398/624290
MS 11936/437/798228
MS 11936/443/814830
MS 11936/507/1053521
MS 11936/506/1057241 (as "St George's coffeehouse")
MS 11936/513/1078123 (as "St Georges Coffee House")
MS 11936/517/1092027 (as "George")
MS 11936/557/1250737
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