Just off Fleet Street; this pub has been around for some time and it retains an 'Olde London' atmosphere. Dr Johnson's House is just around the corner and it's highly possible he would have come here (though there is no record of that). Anyway, there is plenty of Johnson memorabilia inside to help you make the connection.
Ye Old Cheshire Cheese (Most Iconic Pub): There has been a pub on this site since the sixteenth centur and the current version has been on the site since the great fire of 1666. Figures such as Charles Dickens, Mark Twain and Arthur Conan Doyle are all said to have been regulars.
Buttermilk Cheese and Chive Scones (perfect with warm comforting soup). I'm convinced cheese scones were invented to use up the last remnants of some wonderful cheese – in this case, Cheshire. When you're down to the last bit, that is the time to make these meltingly light, squidgy cheese scones. Serve them for tea on Sunday, warm from the oven and spread with butter.
The Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese on Fleet Street is one of London’s finest, trickiest pubs to find. Hidden down a narrow alleyway, the Cheshire Cheese is one of the city’s oldest pubs, dating back to 1667 and has served to the likes of Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Cauliflower and cheese bake Ingredients 1 small cauliflower 2 eggs, beaten 200g fat-free natural yogurt 1 tbsp dried onions 2 tbsp freshly chopped parsley 40g reduced fat cheddar cheese, grated Pinch of mustard powder Method Preheat the oven to 180°C/160°C Fan/Gas Mark 4. Steam the cauliflower for approximately 5 minutes. Drain and transfer to an oven-proof dish. Mix together the remaining ingredients and pour over the cauliflower. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes until crisp and golden.