A free drink in Hackney: just say the word at the bar and it will be yours

VirginQueen©DA19: Remarkable Pubs MD Elton Mouna and VQ manager Heloise in the Virgin Queen ©david.altheer@gmail.com 080319
VirginQueen©DA19: Remarkable Pubs-owned Virgin Queen ©david.altheer@gmail.com 050318
Top: Virgin Queen manager Héloïse Noel-Johnson with Elton Mouna, MD of Remarkable Pubs, which owns the VQ, and, above, the mock-Tudor exterior




* UPDATE Monday 290719: this offer has now ended

FANCY A FREE DRINK? Head for super Hackney pub the Virgin Queen.

This boutique boozer is offering Loving Dalston readers their drink of choice. Show this page on your phone or tablet to bar staff and say the word of the day. It’s in pink italic at the end of this article.

Obviously, at a certain point the offer will end. Get in now before it does.

The VQ is a short stroll south of Broadway Market and just north of the wide cycle path near Haggerston city farm. The pub is dog-friendly, so a free drink of water for your pooch, too.

Hamish Scott 050719

* The Virgin Queen is at 94 Goldsmiths’ Row E2 8QY (020 7739 0185). Map

* Backstory: The art of pubbery; Hackney boozers its way to the top

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