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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th February 1915 Comedian Dick Emery was born in Bloomsbury, London.
19th February 1897 Charles Blondin, French tightrope walker and acrobat died from diabetes in Ealing.
19th February 1838 Jane Alsop's terrifying encounter with Spring Heeled Jack.
19th February 1401 William Sawtree, 1st English religious martyr, burned in London
Rules Restaurant, Londons oldest
Rules was established by Thomas Rule in 1798, London's oldest.
Location: 35 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, WC2E 7LB
Description: Rules was established by Thomas Rule in 1798 making it the oldest restaurant in London. It began life in 1798 and has seen Charles Dickens, HG Wells and Charlie Chaplin sample it's delights.
It serves traditional British food, specialising in classic game cookery, oysters, pies and puddings. Rules is in the heart of Londons Theatreland, and renowned for its game dishes.....yummy!
Tagged in this Tour: Charles Dickens' London