Fitzrovia pubs: 2. The Albany, 240 Great Portland Street

By Mike Pentelow This pub dates back to between 1866 and 1870. For a short time it was renamed the Fitz & Firkin in 1996 before going back to its original name. The pub also features an underground venue, the LowDown which showcases music and comedy. Apart from a wide range of drinks The Albany …

Fitzrovia pubs: 1. Green Man, 383 Euston Road (opp Great Portland St station)

By Mike Pentelow The oldest pub in the area, dating back to 1708 when it was called the Farthing Pie House on account of its very popular mutton pies costing only a farthing each. Now the pies cost £8.15 each - for which you could have got 7,824 at the original price. Radical MP John …