So Who’s This
W M Barker?

Will Barker, wine & brandy merchant & owner of “ The Old Jerusalem” pub – until he reopened it as Dirty Dicks, & in doing so invented the first ever theme pub.

When the eponymous Dick, local warehouse owner, popped his clogs, the enterprising Will bought the curious & bizarre contents of his rotting Leadenhall Warehouse, put them in the pub for all to see, & then persuaded Charles Dickens to use it as a story line & thus created a Bishopsgate Institution.

200 years later we’ve added another new chapter to the building’s history – we think Will would approve, so come along & find out what else we’ve done to the place.

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