Born on Christmas Day 1927, Arthur Woodham is famed for his eponymous café in Kingsland Road, Dalston. Living by routine with his family at premises they’ve owned and operated since 1935, this true Londoner is often to be found at La Brasserie in Chelsea on a Saturday. His drink of choice? Arthur – whose own cuisine is favoured by everyone from workmen and professionals to Idris Elba and Guy Ritchie – keeps it simple and opts for a Smirnoff and tonic.
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