Series 1 Episode 10 - The Dessert Song

Filming Locations

MARIO'S DELI (FRONT) - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
LINA STORES LTD, 18 BREWER STREET/CORNER OF GREENS COURT, SOHO, W1F 0SH

Location found by: fulhambob

At the start of this episode Arthur is visiting Mario while Terry is loading tins at the back. At 11m13s we catch a glimpse of Brewer Street as Mario proudly shows Arthur & Terry his new transit van. The deli still exists today and has its own website: http://www.linastores.co.uk.

Mario's Deli in 'The Dessert Song' Mario's Deli in 'The Dessert Song'

The blue sign seen above the van in the original shot is for Abe Staines Catering Equipment at 15-19 Brewer Street that can also be seen briefly in #6.7 Minder On The Orient Express.

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Piccadilly Circus (Piccadilly/Bakerloo Line)


MARIO'S DELI (REAR) - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
DUNWORTH MEWS, NOTTING HILL, W11

Location found by: nry

At 01m40s we see the rear of Mario's Deli, around 30 minutes away from the front of the deli above. Look carefully through the windscreen of the van to see a red window on Portobello Road.

Rear of Mario's Deli in 'The Dessert Song' Rear of Mario's Deli in 'The Dessert Song'

At 11m33s we see Arthur and Terry here for a second time - Arthur is upset that Mario won't let him store the tins at the shop after he's been unable to shift them, but still let's Arthur & Terry use his old van.

Rear of Mario's Deli in 'The Dessert Song' Rear of Mario's Deli in 'The Dessert Song'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Ladbroke Grove (Circle/Hammersmith & City Line)


DELIVERING THE TINS 1 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
BLYTHE ROAD NR BLYTHE HOUSE, W14

Location found by: nry

At 3 minutes after Terry has finished loading the tins, Arthur & Terry drive along Blythe Road directly alongside Blythe House.

Driving the van in 'The Dessert Song' Driving the van in 'The Dessert Song'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Kensington Olympia (District Line)


DELIVERING THE TINS 2/CHARLIE GETS A SPANKING - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
BLYTHE HOUSE, HAMMERSMITH, W14

Location found by: nry

After delivering the tins, Arthur offers to buy Terry a bacon sandwich.

Charlie gets a spanking in 'The Dessert Song' Charlie gets a spanking in 'The Dessert Song'

As they get into the van Arthur & Terry see Charlie getting beaten up.

Charlie gets a spanking in 'The Dessert Song' Charlie gets a spanking in 'The Dessert Song'

The location is also Arthur's series 2 Lockup.

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Kensington Olympia (District Line)


TAVROS RESTAURANT - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
CROUCH END HILL, HARINGEY, N8 8AE

Location found by: nry

After being rescued by Arthur & Terry, Charlie asks them to take him to the Tavros Restaurant at this location.

Driving to Tavros Restaurant in 'The Dessert Song' Driving to Tavros Restaurant in 'The Dessert Song'

The restaurant has been known more recently as 'Thaitanic'.

Driving to Tavros Restaurant in 'The Dessert Song' Driving to Tavros Restaurant in 'The Dessert Song'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Crouch Hill (Gospel Oak to Barking Line)


THE DRAGON PUB - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
THE ADELAIDE TAVERN, 1 ADELAIDE ROAD, NW3 3QE

Location found by: Archimedes

At 17 minutes, Charlie takes Arthur here to meet Terry after Charlie has lost a key in the back of his van. The concealed road sign in the background reads 'Swiss Cottage'.

The Dragon Pub in 'The Dessert Song' The Dragon Pub in 'The Dessert Song'

At 18m09s as Terry opens the back of the van for Charlie, you can see the Camden Lock Hotel directly opposite. This is moments away from The Winchester Club in series 1.

The Dragon Pub in 'The Dessert Song' The Dragon Pub in 'The Dessert Song'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Chalk Farm (Edgware Line branch of the Northern Line)


TRAIN STATION - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
CONCOURSE, MARYLEBONE STATION, MELCOMBE PLACE, NW1 6JJ

Location found by: jno

At 19 minutes Arthur & Terry take Charlie here and wait for him, unaware he is collecting a gun.

Marylebone Station in 'The Dessert Song' Marylebone Station in 'The Dessert Song'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Marylebone


MACHOS HOTEL - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
LONDON STREET, W2

Location found by: peterod

At 31m, we catch a glimpse of the hotel where Charlie, Christina's cousin, is staying. The hotel has been known more recently as the 'Hotel Indigo'.

Charlie's hotel in 'The Dessert Song' Charlie's hotel in 'The Dessert Song'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Paddington


JOHNNY COLLECTS CHARLIE - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
BARON'S COURT TUBE STATION/GLIDDON ROAD, W14 9BH

Location found by: peterod

At 41m, Johnny collects Charlie in a taxi parked directly opposite Baron's Court tube station.

Charlie's hotel in 'The Dessert Song' Charlie's hotel in 'The Dessert Song'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Baron's Court (District/Piccadilly Line)


OMAR'S PLACE/JOHNNY MAKES A PHONE CALL - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
BAYHEM STREET/PRATT STREET, NW1

Location found by: nry

At 43m, Johnny and Charlie proceed to Omar's Place where Charlie is set to kill Omar.

Omar's Place in 'The Dessert Song' Omar's Place in 'The Dessert Song'

While Charlie goes round the back, Terry and Christina arrive on Pratt Street.

Omar's Place in 'The Dessert Song' Omar's Place in 'The Dessert Song'

While Charlie is in the shop, Johnny crosses the road and makes a phone call on Bayhem Street.

Johnny makes a phone call in 'The Dessert Song' Johnny makes a phone call in 'The Dessert Song'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Camden Town (Northern Line)


TRANSIT VAN BLOCKS OFF THE PHONE BOX - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
BLYTHE HOUSE, BLYTHE ROAD, W14

Location found by: nry

At 46m16s, Johnny gets trapped in the phone box as Arthur (played by an extra) reverses the van against the door in this inserted scene.

Transit van blocks off phone box in 'The Dessert Song' Transit van blocks off phone box in 'The Dessert Song'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Kensington Olympia (District Line)


Last updated : 25th April 2016 by jno

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