Anecdote Index






(17) by Michael Handelman

The public seems obsessed by "Celebrities". Below are a few "famous people" who patronised Lyons. I served at the Troc among many other restaurants.

THE TROCODERO - James Mason.

London STEAK HOUSE at Kingston - Tommy Steele

London STEAK HOUSE at Kendal Street - Sir Cliff Richard, Kt., OBE

London STEAK HOUSE at Kensington High Street - HRH Princess Margaret and 1st Earl of Snowdon, Hon Randolph Churchill, Alan Bates, Peter Wyngarde,

London STEAK HOUSE at Old Brompton Road - Francis Bacon, Charlie Watts drummer for the Rolling Stones, Sandie Shaw, Dusty Springfield, Rudolph Nureyev & Dame Margot Fonteyn, Sir Malcolm Sargent, Ian Fleming author of James Bond. The Walker Brothers (an American pop duo)

London STEAK HOUSE at Basil Street - Chura Cherkassky the Pianist, Duchess of Bedford, Svetlana Beriosava the Ballet Dancer

....and so on and so forth.  Perhaps others will respond with their own celebrities.

© Michael Handelman 2003


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