Brewhouse and Kitchen

Status: Open
Address: 5 Torrens Street, EC1V 1NQ (streetmap) (osm) (gmap) (bingmap) (streetview)
London borough: Islington
Former name(s): Arc
BRB at the Arc
Blue Angel [same site]
Blue Coat Boy
Former address: 415 City Road (pre-1991)
1 Upper Duncan Place, City Road (1856)
[also listed as 1 City Road (1839)]
Historical parish: Islington
Dates open: [1790]-
demolished 1990 rebuilt 1991
Good Beer Guide: 2017, 2018
Owner: Brewhouse and Kitchen
Orchid Group [Pizza Kitchen and Bar] (former)
Punch Taverns [Bar Room Bar] (former)
Taylor Walker (former)
Website: Website
Notes: Original site was a few metres to the west (not at the corner of Torrens Street) prior to rebuilding, overlapping the current site. Renamed as the "Blue Angel" by 1983, and as the "Brewhouse and Kitchen" in 2014.
Photo taken in November 2008
Sources: Open date: Archives
Renaming: Tris C (e-mail)
London Drinker WP5
PO 1839/1856/1869/1882/1895/1915 (all as "Blue Coat Boy")
References: MS 11936/366/566762
MS 11936/388/602014
MS 11936/426/747862
MS 11936/557/1250728
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