It’s last orders for fans of Guy Ritchie’s pub The Punchbowl on Farm Street, Mayfair. The movie director has chosen to move on from his role as landlord and sell his beloved establishment, of which he has been joint owner since 2008.
The traditional feel of The Punchbowl.
Richie, who is known for his work on action films such as Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch. He has handed over The Punchbowl to Alexander Langlands Pearse. Whose brand Cirrus Inns already owns and operates 12 pubs in the areas of Berkshire Somerset, Dorset and Sussex. A friend of the star said it was a difficult decision, and that Guy and his business partner Piers Adam . He sold the establishment on the condition that the feel of the pub would remain the same. “They were determined that the new people wouldn’t change its DNA,” the source explained. It seems that the new owner must have agreed to keep the traditional feel of The Punchbowl, which dates all the way back to 1750, intact.
Soak up the atmosphere.
Only time will tell whether the pub, remains popular with its usual celebrity clientele. Which includes members of the Royal Family such as Princes William and Harry. Actors such as Kevin Spacey and Leonardo DiCaprio and sports stars like David Beckham. Either way, this lively Mayfair pub is certainly worth a visit. Why not pop along to Farm Street and soak up the atmosphere for yourself?