Visit The Drowning Trout Pub from Snatch or in London at the Zeitgeist German Gastropub - FILM LOCATION


Posted by Craig Grobler on Google+ On Sunday, April 01, 2007

Snatch The Drowning Trout Pub Film LocationToday I had some 3 way skype action with friends in Cape Town and New York. One of my friends had changed his Skype mood message to "you hav'in a laugh? - is he hav'in a laugh?".

I think this was done as - I had attributed one of Henry Hill's “ Goodfellas “ quotes to him (on a Flickr pic). So in response he cooked up a quote from Bricktop in the British gangster film Snatch.

Snatch UK Quad Poster
Snatch UK Quad Poster

I live around the corner from a pub used as a location in the film - The Jolly Gardeners is used as "The Drowning Trout". This is the pub where Sol and the boys catch up with Bullet Tooth Tony and it all kicks off. I had to pop downstairs for some "medicine" (better when said in Homer Simpson voice) and as it is was a beautiful day I thought I'd take a stroll and some pics.

Ha Ha. I was keen to see exactly how the "The Jolly Gardeners" was used in the film so I watched a bit of Snatch and took the screen dump on the left. "The Jolly Gardeners" is clearly named on the outside of the pub, but the exterior is no longer maroon.

Snatch film location, The Drowning Trout, London
Snatch film location, The Drowning Trout, London
Snatch film location, The Drowning Trout, London

I watched the scene shot in the pub, the dialogue and the close ups are incredibly well shot.
Ok so picture the setting Sol and his amateur "gang" have caught up with Bullet Tooth Tony and they are looking to relieve him of the stone the size of the Hope diamond. The following is the dialogue from the scene:

Bullet Tooth Tony: So, you are obviously the big dick. The men on the side of ya are your balls. There are two types of balls. There are big brave balls, and there are little mincey balls.

Vinny: These are your last words, so make them a prayer.

Bullet Tooth Tony: Now, dicks have drive and clarity of vision, but they are not clever. They smell p*ssy and they want a piece of the action. And you thought you smelled some good old p*ssy, and have brought your two small mincey balls along for a good old time. But you’ve got your parties mangled up. There’s no p*ssy here, just a dose that’ll make you wish you were born a woman. Like a prick, you are having second thoughts. You are shrinking, and your two little balls are shrinking with ya. The fact that you’ve got "Replica" written down the side of your gun.

[Zoom in on the side of Sol's gun, which indeed has "REPLICA" etched on the side; zoom out, as they sneak peeks at the sides of their guns]

And the fact that I’ve got "Desert Eagle point five O" written on the side of mine, should precipitate your balls into shrinking, along with your presence. Now… F*ck off.

Guy Ritchie in full effect.

The Drowning Trout Pub from Snatch 

Where:
The Jolly Gardeners @ Zeitgeist London,
49 - 51 Black Prince Rd London, SE11 6AB

Head over to the Zeitgeist Gastropub website to find the easiest way to get here


The Establishing Shot: VISIT THE DROWNING TROUT PUB FROM SNATCH OR IN LONDON AT THE ZEITGEIST GERMAN GASTROPUB - FILM LOCATION

Good dags. D'ya like dags?
Craig is a retired superhero, an obsessive hobbyist, comics fan, gadget lover & flâneur who knows an unhealthy amount about Ian Fleming's James Bond.

When not watching or making films he takes pictures, eats, drinks, dives, tries to connect to nature whilst mentally storyboarding the greatest film ever made. He also  & sometimes utilises owl-themed gadgets to fight crime. 

A list of his 132 favourite films can be found hereIf you would still like to contact Craig please use any of the buttons below: 


  Follow The Establishing Shot on Twitter Visit The Establishing Shot on Facebook The Establishing Shot on Google Plus The Establishing Shot on Letterboxd Contact The Establishing Shot

0 comments

Post a Comment

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

The Establishing Shot HOT LIST


I really enjoyed Johannes Roberts' gripping & taut shark attack thrill ride 47 Metres Down - FILM REVIEW

Christopher Nolan & Emma Thomas introduce their modern classic DUNKIRK and answer some questions about DUNKIRK - EVENT REPORT

The Game of Thrones: Touring Exhibition is coming to London - UPCOMING EXHIBITION

I visit the BT Tower for the riveting Fear The Walking Dead Season 3 pre-premiere launch - EVENT REPORT



In Cinemas this week

Features



The 2017 EE BAFTA Nominations announced

Matthew McConaughey introduces GOLD and tells us a little bit about the film

xXx: Return of Xander Cage European Premiere EVENT REPORT
Richard Kelly talks the Making of Donnie Darko
Alex Zane Presents the FDA Autumn/Winter Film Preview & chats with Tom Conti
The Light Between The Oceans Press Conference
De Palma Review
Prop Store Auction Preview Exhibition
Idris Elba suprises us at Star Trek Beyond
The Nice Guys Surprise Us
Zack Snyder's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Review
10 Criminally underrated British Crime Films you probably haven't seen yet
Zack Snyder's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Batmobile
In discussion the making of Triple 9
Deadpool Film Review
Quentin Tarantino talks The Hateful Eight
Star Wars Visions Exhibition Tokyo
SalonQP 2015 Preview
The Rogues Gallery Creation of a Super Villian Book Launch
Legend Press Conference
SPECTRE all the news
No Escape Review
Ant-Man Euoropean Press Conference
Batman: Arkham Knight Cape & Cowl Exhibition London
Ant-Man Willard Wigan Micro Exhibition
Unheard James Bond Themes
Peyton Reed & Paul Rudd introduce Marvel's Ant-Man
Knight of Cups Trailer Breakdown

Latest Film & TV News

Latest reviews:

Zack Snyder's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Review
Triple 9 Review
Deadpool Film Review
The Hateful Eight Review
Legend Review
No Escape Review
Mr. Holmes Review
The Grandmaster Review
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes Review
The Drop Film Review
300: Rise of an Empire
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Review

Craig Says...







LEGEND OF THE EAST END Exhibition

Legend of the East End Exhibition

135 Bethnal Green Rd,E2,
28 Aug - 11 Sep 2015
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
the alibi film club

The Alibi Cult Film Club

The Alibi ,Dalston, E8 2PB
Every Mon

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London The Making of Harry Potter

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London The Making of Harry Potter

Harry Potter Tour

WB Studios, Leavesden
April 2014+

Bond in Motion Exhibition

Bond in Motion at London Film Museum

Bond in Motion London

London Film Museum
21 March 2014+

TheEstShot Listening To:

Craig's Awesome Mix