Category archives: Hammersmith Pubs

The Rook’s Nest: All The Ingredients For Success

The Rook’s Nest: All The Ingredients For Success
‘Living up the road, I was a regular at The Rook’s Nest,’ says Oliver Joseph. ‘I was taken by the place so, when I got the chance to join the team, I didn’t hesitate.’ Sous-chef Oliver is the new face in the kitchen at the hostelry (and boutique hotel) and he has exciting plans to revamp the menu.

The Black Lion: A River Runs By It

The Black Lion: A River Runs By It
Here’s an intriguing local trivia question: other than being famous actors, what connects Douglas Fairbanks Jnr, Sir Michael Redgrave and Errol Flynn? The answer is, they are all reputed to have played the traditional game of London Skittles at The Black Lion near Chiswick Mall.

Chartered Practice Architects: A Design for Life

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Chartered Practice Architects: A Design for Life
Delivering bespoke solutions for every client While I’m talking to architects Warren Hagues and Matt Hedges, the snow is falling on Askew Road. Naturally, the weather is the first topic of conversation. ‘It’s a good reminder that proper insulation is so important,’ smiles Warren.

Keith Davidson: Art for Art’s Sake

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Keith Davidson: Art for Art’s Sake
After a long career as a computer analyst, Keith Davidson decided to follow his passion and become a full-time artist. Initially, he chose to focus on photography and digital manipulation; those disciplines enabled him to establish a natural, comfortable relationship with the computer as an artistic tool.