Tag: The Star

Cupid’s Star

There’s something about the corner of Great Chapel St and Hollen St. It’s not the sound of a Crossrail foundation being laid, or that it’s an expedient cut-through to Soho Square. It’s something more subtle, more profound, and it concerns matters of the heart. Sometime in April 1957 my mum, aged 17, walked into The …

225 years of hospitality

There’s a long history of hospitality here on Great Chapel Street, especially at No 22. Great Chapel Street and Hollen Street were originally built in 1695. This street has seen all sorts of trade, apothecaries, carriage makers, cabinet makers, the hat factory, the Ivor Novello music factory, and my personal favourite, Watsons gin shop, which …

Celebrate with Gin – 10 years of The Star at Night

  Join us to celebrate 10 years of The Star at Night. Our party weekend begins on Friday 30th November, and we will be CELEBRATING over the weekend. The Star at Night, home of The London Gin Club will transform in to A Gin Shop and Chop House. Our menu will feature some special birthday …