The Ship near Wandsworth Bridge
After an unsuccessful morning spent trying to buy an air-conditioning unit for our office (they are sold out almost everywhere – if anyone knows a good place to pick one up let me know), my boss took us to The Ship next to Wandsworth Bridge for lunch. This is a great pub, especially on a sunny, uncrowded Monday lunchtime. There is: Youngs beer, a very beautiful (Spanish?) and happy barmaid, a big parilla-style BBQ grill, a colonial Caribbean summerhouse, a tannoy system to tell you when your barbeque food is ready (you can get them to use your name for novelty -“Tom, your food! Come get it! Tom!”), and views across the river (although admittedly a Curry’s electrical store dominates the vista). Check it out if you are ever in the area.