Carpenters Arms

Type: Pub, Pub Crawl

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On a corner of Cheshire Street, this now adorable little pub has had a colourful history. It was once owned by the notorious Kray twins, who bought it for their mum Violet, and according to legend,...  Read More


  • Best for Pubs Because: Once owned by the Kray family, it's now known for its standout ales and cozy atmosphere.
  • Best for East London's Best Historic Pubs Because: The notorious Kray twins bought this pub for their mum Violet, who hung their boxing gloves proudly over the Carpenter's Crest.

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