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The Spaniards Inn

Updated: Apr 28, 2021

The Spaniards is an iconic London pub in Hampstead area dating back to the 1500s.

The Spaniards Inn Pub
The Spaniards Inn

The Spaniards Inn is an historic London pub with a strong literary connections. The pub has been mentioned in both Charles Dickens’ novel The Pickwick Papers and Bram Stoker’s Gothic horror novel Dracula.


John Keats and Lord Byron were patrons of The Spaniards Inn. Apparently, Keats wrote his Ode to a Nightingale in the pub garden, and Bram Stoker borrowed one of their ghost stories to furnish the plot of Dracula.


📍The Spaniards Inn, Spaniards Rd, Hampstead, London NW3


The nearest station is Hampstead Underground Station. 🚆


if you want to find more hidden literary gems in London visit our Writer's Path Map https://www.writerspath.co.uk/map 👈⁠


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