London Cocktail Club

Status: Open
Address: 2b Eastcheap, EC3M 1AB (streetmap) (osm) (gmap) (bingmap) (streetview)
London borough: City of London
Former name(s): Corney and Barrow
Monument Tavern [same site]
Former address: 60 King William Street (pre-C20 rebuilding)
48 Fish Street Hill (pre-C19 rebuilding) [different site]
1 Eastcheap (or 1 Little Eastcheap) (1851)
Historical parish: St Leonard Eastcheap
Dates open: [1695]-c1991, [2006]-
rebuilt c1884/1997
Good Beer Guide: [Monument Tavern:] 1986, 1987, 1988
Owner: London Cocktail Club
Corney and Barrow (former)
Fuller Smith Turner (former)
Ind Coope (former)
Meux's (former)
Website: Website
Notes: Renamed as "London Cocktail Cub" in c2017. The address of the building and pub formerly on the site used to be 60 King William Street (EC4R 9AA), prior to that site's demolition in c1991. Before rebuilding in c1884, the "Monument Tavern" was 15m to the east on the other side of the intersection (at 48 Fish Street Hill or 1 Eastcheap). An additional confusion is that these two addresses were listed separately before the mid-C19 (though they may have been the same building): The 48 Fish St Hill address was known as the "Norfolk Hotel" (see separate entry, earlier the "Monument Hotel"), while 1 Eastcheap (or 1 Little Eastcheap) was the "Monument Tavern". The name is now used by the pub to the south at 18 Fish St Hill (as the "Monument", see separate entry).
Photo taken in February 2018
Sources: Open date/Rebuilding: Archives/Pubs Galore
Renaming: London Drinker WP22
Census 1851 [H Death/J Egan]
OS 1875/1896/1920/1952/1972
PO 1839 (as "Monument")/1841 (as "Monument")/1856/1869/1882 (all as "Monument Tavern")
References: C 5/181/16 (as "Monument Tavern")
NEL VII/11/1 (as "Monument Ale House")
NEL VII/11/3 (as "Monument Ale House")
PROB 11/1624/38 (as "Monument of Saint Leonard")
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