John O'Groat's

Status: Closed and demolished
Address: 61-62 Rupert Street, W1D (streetmap) (osm) (gmap) (bingmap) (streetview)
London borough: City of Westminster
Former address: [street since renumbered]
61 Rupert Street (1839)
Historical parish: St James Westminster
Dates open: [1839]-[1869]
Notes: Formerly a coffee house. On the 1874 Ordnance Survey map, this is shown as "Gregory's Hotel" (the name of the proprietor when it was the "John O'Groat's") and by the 1882 directory, it is listed as the "Royal Hotel" under Joseph Challis (later "Challis's Royal Hotel").
Sources: PO 1839 (as "John O'Groat's")/1841 (as "John o'Groat's Tavern")/1856 (as "John O'Groat's")/1869 (as "John O'Groat's Hotel & Tavern")/1882 (as "Royal Hotel")/1895 (as "Challis's Royal Hotel")
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