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Reason for inclusion: Where Watson meets Stamford, a former colleague from St Bart’s Hospital. On departing from the Criterion Bar to lunch together, in the hansom cab Watson discusses his need to reduce his accommodation expenses and Stamford mentions he has had the same discussion with another person that very day. The individual is Sherlock Holmes.
Accessibility: Accessible when open for business (Check website)
Description: Built in the neo-Byzantine style, the restaurant opened for business in 1873. It is classed as one of the most historic and oldest restaurants in the world.
A plaque commemorating the meeting between Watson and Samford was erected in the restaurant in 1953.