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The Cat & Cucumber cafe

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Friday 25 September 2020 12.49pm
Hi all.
I've recently seen a pic of The Cat & Cucumber café in Tower Bridge Road. I seem to remember going there with my dad, around 1969? Would it have had that name back then? Or was it shortened to something else? Thanks for your help.
Friday 25 September 2020 3.49pm
Pretty sure Rosie it was that even in fifties. It always made me smile.
Friday 25 September 2020 6.33pm
Thanks Jan. I know there were a few café in the area and often people abbreviated the names to distinguish one from the other? I can't imagine back then people saying I'll meet you in the Cat & Cucumber :) It's a bit of a mouthful any day of the week! Any idea how folk would have referred to this particular one?
Friday 25 September 2020 9.39pm
Only ever heard people refer to it by its full glorious name! Lol
Saturday 26 September 2020 8.11am
Lol. Thanks Jan. I've just seen on Google that it's still there! Amazing! I might have to take a trip back :)

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