London SE1 community website

Gladstone Arms drops "ludicrous" Pegz N "Frazes" name

London SE1 website team

The new operators of the Gladstone Arms have dropped plans to use the name Pegz N "Frazes" when the much-loved Lant Street pub reopens this spring.

Gladstone Arms

The pub has been closed since last October, but last month entrepreneurs Megha Khanna, Gaurav Khanna and Abhinav Saxena announced that they would soon be opening the doors using the name Pegz N "Frazes"

Reaction to the new name was mixed, with Good Beer Guide editor Roger Protz describing the decision to rebrand The Glad as "ludicrous".

Now the website and social media accounts for Pegz N "Frazes" have been replaced with pages simply titled Gladstone Arms.

Representatives of the pub's new operators did not respond to a request for comment on the change of heart.

The SE1 website is supported by people like you
This article on a map
Map
September at a glance
Keep up with SE1 news

We have three email newsletters for you to choose from:

We are part of
Independent Community News Network
Email newsletter

For the latest local news and events direct to your inbox every Monday, you need our weekly email newsletter SE1 Direct.

7,000+ locals read it every week. Can you afford to miss out?

Read the latest issue before signing up

Archive
News archive from February 1999 to January 2001
Got a story for us?
Contact us with your tip-offs and story ideas.