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The Turkey Cafe

Hazle found this while visiting Thomas Cook in Leicester c1999. The Turkey Cafe at 24 Granby Street has an original Art Nouveau front she couldn’t resist! It was designed by architect Arthur Wakerley in 1901 for restaurateur John Winn, who owned other themed cafes. Interior and exterior tiling was made by William Neatby at Doulton Pottery in Lambeth. It is painted as a cafe cum “Turkish” sauna with ladies events, rather than the opticians present at the time!

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Hazle Ceramics
The Turkey Cafe
on Leicester Cafe
Rare: only c220 cast 2000-3 Upscale Lunch over entrance
was the rarest of a few titles

£79.50 Worldwide
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 We believe these delicacies, iced in the cafe style, were for the re-opening party in 2014!

 Restored in 2014 and now also known as “1901”, the building’s date.

 Actual colours when the model was created.

 One of two cocktail bars. The seven metre mural behind from 1968 was uncovered during restoration in 2014, like the 1901 floor tiles.

 Detailed turkey from the mural’s mosaic tiles.

 One of two splendid turkeys over the entrance, also on the ceramic.

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