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Posted on Jan 17, 2015 in Photography | 0 comments

An Occasional Visitor’s Guide to Brentford Nightlife with the X100S

An Occasional Visitor’s Guide to Brentford Nightlife with the X100S

My work life is split between Brentford and Livingston, cultural centres both. Spending so much time in Brentford, you get to know it pretty well. This is the result of a brief wander one cold, January evening with the X100S. Not exhaustive, there is more to report on Brentford, but hopefully this will give you a flavour of this buzzing metropolis of West London, where to go, where to avoid and where to get a good curry. This is important information.

Brentford Lock - quite attractive as City Centre canal scenes go

Brentford Lock – quite attractive as City Centre canal scenes go

 

the little building at Brentford Lock

the little building at Brentford Lock

 

The Weir - good pub and restaurant, food is good and you can sit outside in the summer

The Weir – good pub and restaurant, food is good and you can sit outside in the summer

 

La Rosetta - great little Italian, Ciro and his family are lovely

La Rosetta – great little Italian, Ciro and his family are lovely

 

Castle Pizza, never been but I'd say no. And as for the Brentford Rangers shop - no idea what's going on there

Castle Pizza, never been but I’d say no. And as for the Brentford Rangers shop – no idea what’s going on there

 

Brentford has shops like the imaginatively named "Food Link"

Brentford has shops like the imaginatively named “Food Link”

 

like all great metropolitan centres, Brentford is lit up at night by a spectacular light display - like the glow coming from Solar Tanning

like all great metropolitan centres, Brentford is lit up at night by a spectacular light display – like the glow coming from Solar Tanning

 

I used to think the Beehive was an OK pub, then one night some guys threatened to break out necks so we left and I've never been back - avoid

I used to think the Beehive was an OK pub, then one night some guys threatened to break our necks so we left and I’ve never been back – avoid

 

The Old Fire Station is a cool building, there is a Persian restaurant Atash upstairs that sells simple, nice food and Estonian Beer

The Old Fire Station is a cool building, there is a Persian restaurant Atash upstairs that sells simple, nice food and Estonian Beer

 

since the Beehive is out of bounds for non-mentals, you can get a quite pint in the Watermans Arms, has a small courtyard for the summer

since the Beehive is out of bounds for non-mentals, you can get a quite pint in the Watermans Arms, has a small courtyard for the summer

 

on the right is Pappadums, my favourite Indian in Brentford, food is always very good

on the right is Pappadums, my favourite Indian in Brentford, food is always very good

 

I have never sampled Jenny's Kebab - I never will

I have never sampled Jenny’s Kebab – I never will

 

as far as I know, The Six Bells are not what gets knocked out go you should you enter, always seemed fine to me and has a good pool table

as far as I know, The Six Bells are not what gets knocked out go you should you enter, always seemed fine to me and has a good pool table

 

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