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Being a great aficionado of seedy bars I've been to many but some stand out: The 'afterbirth bar', a shack in Portugal where a bitch gave birth on the floor; a subterranean bar in Southwark where you pee'd straight into the sewer; a dreadful place in Manila probably a knocking shop; the secondhand clothes shop in Calais like a Millets with genièvre . The worst? Beer from an oil drum in a corrugated iron shebeen in a South African township.
You do require broad minded drinking mates in getting the best out of these joints. Otherwise they are so depressing.

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    Neville Hunt about 2 years ago

    I remember the Southwark one...Molly's Dive Bar. The graffiti were legendary! :-)

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    Neville Hunt about 2 years ago

    Correction...it was Becky's Dive Bar. Memory failing again :-(

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    Drew Martyn about 2 years ago

    omg I realise my knowledge of drinking establishments is negligible compared to you guys! :)

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