Banjobacon https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5, A few days ago, reading a reference to a part of London I once worked in, took me back to my favourite pub there, Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese in Fleet Street, one of the oldest pubs in the City of London. There has been a pub at this location since 1538 but it … Continue reading Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese: Famous Old London Pub
a banquet was composed of little snacks and desserts, eaten after diners had finished the main course and were waiting for the entertainment to begin. A banqueting house was a separate little house or room, highly decorated and situated a short walk away from the main dining hall in order to aid digestion. The Banqueting House of Whitehall Palace was the biggest and grandest of them all.