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Saturday 22 August 2015 4.42pm
Still very much closed, and does not look like any visible works would have happened either...
Monday 31 August 2015 5.16pm
According to the London Drinker- (Aug edition) published by CAMRA it is closed for refurbishment for at least 5 months commencing from May. It will remain a pub.
Friday 19 May 2017 5.34pm
Looks like refurbishment is presently under way.
The external facia has been removed, revealing the original name of The Red Lion, a Truman Pub.
Monday 31 July 2017 2.52pm
...wrong thread
Friday 4 August 2017 5.50pm
Went past earlier and saw the window dressing. Google reveals Windmill Taverns is behind this Irish Boozer and Thai Kitchen and will be called Mc&Sons.

I assume the Twitter photo is not Union Street?

https://twitter.com/mcandsonslondon
Saturday 5 August 2017 9.59am
Great the pub is re-opening, but disappointed about the Thai food
Saturday 5 August 2017 10.56am
Windmill runs most of the pubs around here now... says "reclaim your heritage" on the Twitter page, but seems to be about Irish heritage, the owners are maybe Irish, judging by the name? I'd rather it connected to the local history which in itself is rich enough.
Saturday 5 August 2017 2.04pm
Good point, lots of stories in the area to draw upon, but just another boozer serving the same food as two other pubs within 10 mins walking distance. Just a little dull!
Saturday 5 August 2017 2.09pm
Is that Windmill Pubs that run The Kings Arms on roupell st and the Windmill on the Cut? Neither of them seem particularly Irish, or am I misunderstanding?
Saturday 5 August 2017 11.06pm
An Irish boozer is a boozer where lot's of Irish people go, otherwise, it's just a boozer.
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