The Ginger Man is named after a novel about an alcoholic and impecunious student with a sardonic take on life, but the pub is cheerful and popular. The beer's good, and the customers comprise a lively range of people, from students to office workers and only a sprinkling of tourists, as it's slightly off the main tourist beat.
The décor is traditional, dark wood and gleaming brass with a range of booths, tables and bar seating. The food is also traditional, with favorites like steak and Guinness pie and fish and chips featuring strongly.
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