Quiz Answers


  1. The Engineer, The Albert, The Lansdowne, Princess of Wales, The Pembroke Castle, The Queens.
  2. Pubs, by a score of 6-4. The estate agents are John D Wood, Savills, Jeremy Bass and Paul Lee & Co (lettings). David Birkett has closed.
  3. Seven: Chloe’s Espresso; The Little One; Joe &  the Juice, Ripe Kitchen, Anthony Delicatessen, Sweet Things and Le Tea Cosy. But if you said eight because you were counting Greenberry, you can have a point as they will sell you a takeaway coffee if you ask nicely and they are not busy.
  4. English, although Anna’s window does boast ‘Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex’. We have Primo Italian Provisions, Anthony’s Delicatessen offering ‘Traditional Italian Products’, the American Dry Cleaning Company and the OKA Pan Asian restaurant.
  5. Hot pies. The College of Cranio-Sacral Therapy is in St George’s Mews; the coolsculpting is at Aesthetics Lab; and the curated eyewear is at Adam Simmonds, optometrist.
  6. Cowshed offers grooming products; Soulstice sells crystals; CP Hart does bathrooms; Richard Dare sells kitchen goods; and Clifton does interior design.
  7. Mercury Stores in Chalcot Road.
  8. £190 for a 2019 Gevrey-Chambertin Pinot Noir Premier Cru. Apparently it is ‘deeply impressive in a very non-showy way’ with ‘lovely clarity to the fruit’ and goes well with partridge or pigeon.
  9. £5.60 for an 800g sourdough loaf made using a mixture of five organic flours, ‘developed over several days, resulting in a classic chewy loaf with an intense crust and a tangy, open crumb’.
  10. The one about inspiring the human spirit is the slogan of Starbucks, which abandoned plans to open in Primrose Hill in 2002 after 1,300 letters of objection were submitted to Camden Council. ‘A place of well-being’ is on the fascia of Lavender on the Hill, and Sew Much Fun offers sewing classes in Chalcot Road.


  • 8–10: Deeply impressive in a very non-showy way
  • 4–7: A place of well-being
  • 0–3: Should have gone to Adam Simmonds