Where shall we meet?: The White Horse, Parsons Green SW6

This large pub, whose terrace overlooks one of Fulham's better-known green spots, was once one of the quintessential Sloane pubs, now it's one of the quintessential sub-Sloane pubs. The waxed jackets are still in evidence, as are the Alice bands, but the accents are likely to be Essex or Australian, and the language has developed a fruitiness normally confined to the hunting field. Still one of its main advantages is that everyone, though they might make faces if you ask them for directions, knows where it is, and you can usually find your way there from the Tube just by following the noise.

The White Horse, Parsons Green SW6

Tomorrow: Cafe Lazeez, Old Brompton Road SW7

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