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Benson and Hedges? Hedges And Butler?

Hedges And Butler
3 New Burlington Mews W1

Hedges And Butler was established in London in 1667, as Hedges & Butler merchants of fine wines and spirits. First granted a Royal warrant by Queen Victoria in 1837, Hedges & Butler has been an official supplier to successive monarchs both British and foreign.

Then came along Youcef Aden a former movie art director who designed the costumes for Dynasty which probably answers the question as to why a 30 seat cinema also lives in this subterranean habitat. His aim was to set up a private members club which was actually affordable and open during the hours when the less well remunerated members of the industry finish work.
Lets get something straight though. Firstly you better know exactly where this place is else you’ll never know it was there. And secondly describing the place as affordable in this market place is interesting. Of course unlike Steve you don’t have to buy the magnum of Belle Epoque. But hey tired feet and the desire for a table…