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057 - Ebenezer's Place, Framingham, Massachusetts.
099 - South Pole Inn, Anascaul, Ireland.
127 - Royal Hotel, Cardiff, Wales.
146 - Barry's Hotel, Cardiff, Wales.
214 - Castle Hotel, Swansea, Wales.
219 - Ship Inn, Middleton, Wales.
233 - Hadley's Orient Hotel, Hobart, Tasmania.
285 - Park Hotel, Cardiff, Wales.
286 - The Newt and Cucumber, Cardiff, Wales.
293 - Torbay Hotel, Torquay, Devon.
301 - The Hogshead, Brighton, East Sussex.
307 - Berkeley Hotel, London.
372 - The Burlington, Sheringham, Norfolk.
374 - Savoy Hotel, London.
406 - Warners Hotel, Christchurch, NZ.
443 - Shackleton Mountain Resort, Sestrière, Italy.
432 - Antarctica, New York City.
449 - Ship Inn, Greenwich, London.
463 - Panton Arms, Cambridge.
473 - The Discovery, Cardiff, Wales.
533 - James Cook Hotel, Wellington, NZ.
554 - Terra Nova Cafe, Cardiff, Wales.
601 - Queen's Hotel, Dundee, Scotland.
615 - The Whaler's Rest and Shackleton Diner, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides.
636 - Shackleton Lodge, Brathay Hall, Ambleside, Cumbria, UK.
642 - Coghill's Hotel, Wynberg, South Africa.
651 - Highfield Hall Hotel, Hobart, Tasmania.
715 - Ship Inn, Wincle, Cheshire.
756 - Penguin Cafe, New York City.
757 - Pen and Pencil Restaurant, New York City.
767 - Crookstown Inn - Shackleton's Restaurant, Ireland.
773 - Bar Shackleton, Hotel José Nogueira, Punta Arenas, Chile.
789 - The Sir Ernest Shackleton, London, UK.
801 - The Troubadour, London, UK.
824 - Shackleton Lounge, Santa Cruz, Argentina.
845 - Grand Hotel, Eastbourne, East Sussex, UK.

Site No 057

Ebenezer's Place.

417 Waverly Street, Route 135, Framingham, Massachusetts.

I visited this pub and restaurant some years ago and assumed it was long gone, but apparently not. I had heard that there was some Antarcticana there as part of the decor, so paud a visit. I found some photos of Byrd and perhaps some other Antarctic explorers. There was a sledge there, too. I could discover no obvious explanation for the Antarctic theme. I did discover that the Ebenezer in question refers to Scrooge. I think that John Splettstoesser may have first mentioned the place to me.

My visit of 26 May 2006. Near Framingham, I thought I'd see if the restaurant was still in business. It isn't. But I did take a photo.

Site No 099

South Pole Inn.

Anascaul, County Kerry, Dingle Peninsula (sw of Tralee), Ireland.

The most famous Antarctic pub of all, Tom Crean's South Pole Inn. It's become a pilgrimage destination for Antarcticans everywhere. After his exploring days were finished, Tom returned to the village of his birth and ran this pub.

Across the street is a statue of Tom Crean and his grave is not far away on the outskirts of the town.

I've been there twice:

My visit of 21 May 2000. The new publicans are Tim O'Shea and Eileen Percival, brother and sister. Tim grew up in Anascaul, lived in England for many years, then returned recently. He had never met Mary Crean O'Brien until we showed up. Mary lives in Tralee in 'Terra Nova.' Her sister lived in 'Discovery' but now is not well and is in a nursing home [since deceased]. Her son, Bob O'Brien, lives with her. Her other son, Brendan, lives in Dublin. Brendan's son is named Scott O'Brien, after Capt Scott. According to Mary her parents lived on the second floor (UK: first) above the pub; looking at it, it would be to the left. This floor is now all one room and is used for private parties. We had a very nice lunch there.

My visit of 28 October 2003. Signed the guest book again. Very crowded; doing good business. There are two ship models in the windowsill: Endurance and Discovery. Publican said there is no difference between Annascaul and Annascaul, either way is acceptable. This is reinforced by the fact that the sign going into town from one direction spells it with one 'n', while the sign on the other side of town spells it with 2 'n's!

Site No 127

Royal Hotel.

10 St Mary Street, Cardiff, Wales.

Site of the farewell banquet for Captain Scott, June 13, 1910.

The Hotel has been closed in recent years but now finally renovated and re-opened. Check out www.theroyalhotelcardiff.com

"The Scott Room is flooded with natural day light and oak-panelled, capable of seating over 100 guests and a site of historical importance and protected with a conservation order. this room is where Scott attended a business banquet 2 days prior to his departure to the antarctic. restoration was completed in spring 2006 and re-launched on 28-30 April 2006.
cool boutique-style hotel in the centre of wales’ capital city, nichehotels re-opened the doors of a legend on 13th August 2005, theroyalhotel on st mary street, cardiff city centre is back."
--From the hotel website.

My visit of 1/23/1998: On the facade of the hotel on St Mary Street is a modern oval historical plaque that reads: "Captain R. F. Scott of the Antarctic. In this hotel, in what is now the Captain Scott Room, Captain Robert Falcon Scott, C.V.O., R.N. and the officers and scientists of his Antarctic expedition had their last public banquet in the United Kingdom on Monday, June 13th, 1910. Prior to that expedition's departure from Cardiff on Wednesday, June 15th, 1910, aboard the 'Terra Nova'. Fulfilling his promise, the 'Terra Nova' returned to Cardiff on Saturday, 14th June, 1913, and another banquet was held here on the following Monday to honour the expedition. The Captain Scott Society was established here on Monday, June 13th, 1983. 25 [within a circle] Presented by Jarvis Hotels and the Captain Scott Society, September 1996"

The Captain Scott Room is on the second floor (first floor in UK). It has double glass and wood doors with 'Capt Scott Room' above in gilt letters. To the right of the door is a glassed-in display area with, among other things, photographs; maps; the Shackleton menu from the Savage Club; a model of the Terra Nova; a ship in a bottle; a sledge model; a ship's wheel with ship painting within; the polar party within a snow globe; a wood sculpture of a polar traveller; a signed dinner menu for original dinner [1910]; a miniature version of the Edgar Evans sculpture in the Swansea Museum; a wood gavel [tag says "this gavel made from a portion of the wood used to construct the cross erected in Antarctica in memory of Captain Scott, Dr Wilson, Captain Oates, Lt Bowers and Petty Officer Evans who perished there on their return trip from the South Pole 1912. Loaned by the Cardiff District of Odd Fellows"]; newspaper clippings; card for film '90 Degrees South'; several books (Scott's Last Expedition.)

In the 1998 view on the left the plaque mentioned can be seen at the left edge.
The photo on the right shows St Mary's street in 1950 with the Royal Hotel and Barry's (see next entry) indicated.

Site No 146

Barry's Hotel.

St Mary Street, Cardiff, Wales

"That evening, Monday, 13 June, the officers of the British Antarctic Expedition (1910) led by Capt. Scott were entertained as guests of the Cardiff Chamber of Commerce at a grand farewell dinner given in their honour at the Royal Hotel, St. Mary Street, while the crew were given dinner by the Chamber of Commerce at the nearby Barry's Hotel further down St. Mary Street, after which they joined the officers and leading members of the Cardiff business community at the Royal Hotel." [Johnson, Scott of the Antarctic and Cardiff.]

My visit of 6/14/1999: John Crosslett, a journalist, at the Capt Scott Society dinner, told me that Barry's Hotel is on the same side of the street as the Royal and several blocks south. It is presently being renovated. The facade will be saved and is now covered in scaffolding.

Site No 214

Castle Hotel.

Castle Square at St Mary's Street, Swansea, Wales.

Edgar Evans worked at the hotel after leaving school at age 13. It was located where the Midland bank stands today.

Site No 219

Ship Inn.

Middleton, Gower, Wales.

Edgar Evans wife's family (Beynon) kept the Ship Inn, not far from Edgar's birthplace. It is now Ship Farm and is still owned by the Beynon family.

Site No 233

Hadley's Orient Hotel (now Hadley's Hotel Hobart).

34 Murray Street, Hobart, Tasmania.

Roald Amundsen stayed here during his brief visit to Hobart in March 1912. The Amundsen Suite, which includes Rooms 201 and 202, has a photograph of Amundsen above the bed in which he slept.

Left: Hadley's in the late 1880s. Right: Hadley's today.

Site No 285

Park Hotel (now the Parc Hotel Cardiff).

1 Park Place, Cardiff, Wales.

Scott delivered a lecture here on December 6, 1904 after his first expedition. And Shackleton addressed the Cardiff Naturalist's Society here on November 29, 1909.

Site No 286

The Newt and Cucumber.

Corner of Wharton Street and Bakers Row, Cardiff, Wales, UK.

My visit of 1/23/98: The only thing in this pub of Antarctic interest is a modern painted illustrated plaque that reads: "Scott of the Antarctic. Cheered by a large crowd Captain Scott set off to the Antarctic from Cardiff docks in June 1910. His ship the Terra Nova had leeks tied to it's [sic] mast." I found this quite by accident.

The pub is next door to the United Services Mess which serves somewhat as the unofficial headquarters of the Captain Scott Society.

My visit of 6/13/08: It's still a pub but totally redone and now called the 'Copa,' and no sign of anything Antarctic.

Site No 293

Torbay Hotel.

Torbay Road, Torquay, Devon, UK.

On August 6, 1907, a farewell dinner was given at this hotel for Ernest Shackleton and the British Antarctic Expedition.

My visit of 5/27/99: The hotel is on the seafront in the center of the town. A little bit seedy. The hotel man was interested in the Shackleton connection but hadn't heard of it before although his boss said that the hotel was interested in bidding on the menu card for the dinner at a recent auction. There are no plaques or other indications of the dinner in the hotel.

Site No 301

The Hogshead, Edward Bransfield's house.

61 London Road, Brighton, East Sussex, UK.

According to A.G.E. Jones, "In 1848 Bransfield [the English claiment for the honor of being the first to see the Antarctic continent] went to live at Brighton, at 11 Clifton Road, in the newly built villas. He stayed there for two or three years until he moved to 61 London Road where he died on Sunday, 31 October 1852 of 'Organic Disease of Stomach nearly 1 year Certified.' He was buried in the Extra Mural Cemetery at Brighton, but the appearance of the grave shows that he is almost forgotten today."

Well, 11 Clifton Road is certainly still extant and Bransfield's gravesite has been restored. But 61 London Road is a questionable site. That address is now a pub and the building looks as though it might have existed in the 1850s. The street numbering may have since changed or Bransfield's house might have been replaced by the building shown. More research appears needed; perhaps a return to the pub for a pint or two.

Site No 307

Berkeley Hotel.

East corner of Piccadilly and Berkeley Street, London, UK.

A very fashionable hotel in the 1930s and 40s. It has since relocated to Wilton Place.

A luncheon of about 20 people including Ernest Shackleton was held at the Berkeley on December 13, 1909. And according to Sara Wheeler, Cherry-Garrard frequently went there to dine or to stay.

Site No 372

The Burlington.

The Esplanade, Sheringham, Norfolk, UK.

According to Reginald Pound, Scott stayed here during some of the writing of 'The Voyage of the Discovery.'

My visit of 9/20/04: The Burlington has seen better days. I visited with Antony Bowring. The receptionist knew vaguely about some connection with Scott but there's nothing in the hotel commemorating it. We were shown a photo that showed a grander hotel that stood next door but no longer exists. They said that the servants used to stay in the present Burlington and the nobs in the grander hotel.

Oddly enough, almost within sight, is a house that the Shackletons rented in 1909 and 1910, a house also lived in by Vaughan Williams (who composed the music for 'Scott of the Antarctic,' also known as The Antarctic Symphony).

Site No 374

Savoy Hotel.

The Strand, London WC2, UK.

According to Michael De-La-Noy, "Charles Royds (1876-1931), lieutenant with Discovery, became assistant commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, was appointed vice admiral and KBE, and dropped dead in 1931 while dancing at a charity ball at the Savoy." This is certainly a fine way to go.

I asked at Scotland Yard if they knew anything about this or about Royds. I was looked at rather quizzically and thought it best to beat a retreat to Victoria Street.

The Savoy Theatre has a recent Antarctic connection as the venue for David Young's play on Scott's Northern Party, 'Antarctica.' It opened on October 9, 2001 and although interesting was not a great success.

Site No 406

Warners Hotel.

50 Cathedral Square, Christchurch, NZ.

The hotel and its Bailies Bar have been renovated in recent years and some, perhaps all, of its Antarctic touches have vanished. But at one time at least it had--according to David Harrowfield--a collection of post-1982 memorabilia associated with the US Antarctic Program, including ball caps, tee shirts, USAP flag, replicated crest of USAP and South Pole Station rebuilding, lifebuoy from Nathaniel B. Palmer and Wild Bill's bicycle used with rockets attached, at McMurdo Station.

Robert Falcon Scott stayed in the hotel; the visitors' book shows his name. A Farewell dinner was given on June 3, 1904 for Captains and Officers of the Discovery and Morning.

View of Warners in 1906. (From http://library.christchurch.org.nz). View today (From www.filmsouth.com

Site No 432


287 Hudson Street at Spring, New York City.

The only Antarctic connection this pub has is its name. It does sell T-shirts featuring a penguin.

Site No 443

Shackleton Mountain Resort.

Via Assietta, Sestrière, Italy

"The beautiful hotel is situated 2000 mt in Sestrière in the center of the famous Via lattea, a 500 km Olympic ski ...
...hub, whit the most oustanding alpine ski runs, where sits also in the summer, one the most actractive golf course in high altitude. Shackleton Mountain Resort is a real mountain jewel, which matches the most up to daye thecnology, whithout compromising the charm and confort of wellbeing (ski scool, fitness center, tours and many sports...)..." [sic]

Source: http://www.j2ski.com/ski_hotels/Italy/Piemonte/Torino/Sestriere/Shackleton_Mountain_Resort.html

Site No 449

Ship Inn.

Greenwich, UK.

"On July 3d 1901 the Geographical Club gave a farewell dinner to the Antarctic officers at the Ship Inn, Greenwich. A special steamer took the party down the river and back. I [Sir Clements Markham] took the chair with Scott and George Murray on either side. Dr Keltie was opposite to me, with Armitage and Royds on either side . . . All the Antarctic Officers were present and it was an unusually large gathering. We toasted and Royds sang, and it was a grand success. I proposed the healths of Scott, and the officers, of Mr Longstaff, and of Captain Creak . . ."

My visit of 5/23/99: I went to Greenwich to find 'The Ship.' Asked at the Trafalgar Hotel. Chap said it stood nearby and had been torn down, but there was a framed engraving on the wall showing the building.

Site No 463

Panton Arms.

Panton Street at Coronation Street, Cambridge, UK.

The Panton Arms is a short walk away from the Scott Polar Research Institutue and thus qualifies as SPRI's local. Growing in popularity, however, is 'Lawyers,' nearly across Lensfield Road from the Institute.

Site No 473

The Discovery.

Celyn Avenue, Cardiff, Wales, UK.

My visit of 6/14/99: Not a particularly quaint or homey pub. The pub sign has scenes of Scott in polar gear on one side and the Terra Nova lighthouse on the other. Inside are Ponting photographs (from Discovery Editions) on the wall, but no other Antarctic displays.

My visit of 6/13/08: The pub hasn't changed on the outside, at least, other than a new pub sign which is the same on both sides: A view of the Discovery in ice.

Site No 533

James Cook Hotel.

147 The Terrace, Wellington, NZ.

There are apparently several Cook-related objects on display: a model of the Endeavor, a bust of Cook and a Cook portrait painting.

Site No 554

Terra Nova Cafe.

Lake Road West, Roath Park, Cardiff, Wales.

"In August, a painting of the 'Terra Nova' was presented to the Terra Nova Cafe, which is very close of the Scott Memorial Clock Tower in Roath Park Lake at Cardiff's Roath Park. The artist, Matthew Salisbury, handed the picture to the Manager of the Cafe, Glenda Smith." [From the Captain Scott Society newsletter, September 2000]

Site No 601

Queen's Hotel.

160 Nethergate, Dundee, Scotland, UK.

"Immediately after the launch [of The Discovery] a luncheon was given in the Queen's Hotel to a very large company, including most, if not all, of the arctic whaling captains at present in Dundee.

My visits of 28 April and 5 May, 2001: The Queen's Hotel is a little worse for wear but is now undergoing renovation. It opened in 1878 and is part of the Best Western chain. It's about 1/2 mile west Discovery Point.

Site No 615

The Whaler's Rest and Shackleton Diner.

19 Francis Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, UK.

"Lewisman and member John 'Jock' Murray was whaling with Christian Salvesen between 1960 and 1962, finishing the last season that Leith Harbour was operational. Days at Stromness and a visit to Shackleton's grave at Grytviken gave him a life-long interest in the Shackleton story. For 28 years, from 1963, he served in the Metropolitan Police.

In 1996 Jock returned to his roots on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides where he bought a local pub and renamed it 'The Whaler's Rest'. The restaurant he named after his hero, Shackleton.

Soon after, when researching the area, Jock discovered that Thomas MacLeod, who was with Shackleton on all his Antarctic expeditions, was born on the site where his pub is now situated. Jock had many conversations by telephone with Harding Dunnett, who had been stationed in Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis during the war. Jock has sold many of Harding's book, 'Shackleton's Boat', in his restaurant. Jock vowed that one day he would create his own blend of whisky, as he has with 'The Whalers Dram'. Another jaunt for the Society to embrace!

THOMAS F. MACLEOD, Lewisman, 1869 - 1956 [Actually 1873-1960]

Thomas Macleod had the distinction of sailing with Robert Falcon Scott on his last voyage in the 'Terra Nova' in 1910. Three years earlier he had sailed with Ernest Shackleton on 'Nimrod' [see correction below] and in 1914-17, again sailed with Shackleton in 'Endurance'. MacLeod was also with Shackleton on his last voyage in the 'Quest' in 1921-22.

Little is known of his life in Stornoway, where his father was a draper. He had three brothers and one sister and almost certainly left to join the Merchant Service at the age of 14. Few have sailed in four Antarctic expeditions or witnessed at close quarters the strengths and weaknesses of both Scott and Shackleton. It was MacLeod who suggested to Frank Wild, who had taken over as captain of 'Quest' after Shackleton died, that it would be appropriate to raise a cairn to the memory of the 'Boss'. Stones were gathered and the cairn was built by MacLeod, still there today. It was also MacLeod who salvaged the Bible, most of which Shackleton had thrown down after ordering his men to keep only bare essentials. The Bible, presented to the Expedition by Queen Alexandra, is now in the Royal Geographical Society in London, as are MacLeod's two Polar medals [see correction below].
--edited from a paper written by a MacLeod relative, Robin Mackenzie, and sent from Lewis by Jock Murray."

Source: James Caird Society newsletter, June 2001, p. 5

UPDATE: Margaret Macinnes, of the Stornoway Historical Socoety, has submitted the following information, expanding upon and correcting the above entry (3 August 2006):

"Tom died in Canada aged 87. This was on 16th December 1960. (See the Kingston Whig Standard of 17th December 1960). He was therefore born in 1873 not 1869. His death certificate states he was born on 3rd April 1873 to parents David and Barbara McLeod. Some years ago articles appeared in the Stornoway Gazette detailing Tom's adventures. No one knew who he was. As there was no Thomas McLeod/Macleod born in Stornoway that year it was assumed he was the Thomas Macleod born in 1869. Further research by Stornoway Historical Society has now proved Thomas WAS born in 1873, but in Glasgow. His mother, Barbara, from Point Street, Stornoway was in Glasgow when she gave birth to Tom, therefore his birth appears in the Glasgow Registers. (No father is recorded on his birth certificate). Tom was brought up in Point Street by his widowed grandmother, Mary McLeod. Tom did serve on the Terra Nova, Endurance and Quest, but not the Nimrod (SPRI will verify this). The Endurance expedition Bible is indeed with the Royal Geographical Society, but Tom's Polar Medals are in private hands in Canada."
From the Highland News:
"08 Jul 1911-- Stornoway's Farthest South Man--letter to the Editor--Sir:--as a constant reader of your valuable paper I have the greatest pleasure in reading from time to time of the experience of some Lewismen in different parts of the world. There has just arrived at Lyttleton [sic], New Zealand, the Antarctic ship 'Terra Nova' after successfully landing Captain Scott and his party at Cape Adair [sic] in the South Antarctic. I am sure all Lewismen, more especially the seafaring class, will be surprised to learn that a Stornoway man is a member of the 'Terra Nova's crew, a seaman by the name of Thomas F Macleod, familiarly known as little Tommy Macleod. Mr Macleod is none the worse for his experience down south.

Tommy ought to be well remembered by some Stornowegians. He was born and brought up on Point Street but it is over twenty years since he left his native town and he has spent a number of years in South Africa and also in New Zealand. The 'Terra Nova' is now engaged in surveying the New Zealand coast after which she will have a thorough overhaul prior to sailing south again to bring back once more to civilisation the members of the gallant explorers expedition.

Should Captain Scott be successful (and we all hope he will) in discovering the South Pole, Mr Macleod intends to return home in the 'Terra Nova' when I hope all Stornowegians will gather together and give him a hearty welcome, not only for his safe return after a long absence in foreign lands, but also for being "Stornoway's Farthest South Man".

Wishing your well-known paper every success, I am, Sir, yours etc


UPDATE: Sadly, Margaret Macinnes e-mailed recently to say that the Whaler's Rest has changed hands and now it is called the Carlton Lounge without any obvious Shackleton connection.
(21 January 2007)

Site No 636

Shackleton Lodge..

Brathay Hall, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 0HP, UK.

"A self-catering accommodation located one mile from Ambleside in the Lake District. The recently built facility was named for Shackleton and can accommodate up to 30 people. It is operated by the Brathay Exploration Group which is a Registered Charity which has been running expeditions, training courses and other events around the world and at home in the U.K., for over 50 years.

Mission Statement: To provide young people and their leaders with the opportunity to increase their environmental and cultural experience and understanding through adventure, exploration and personal development projects in the U.K. and throughout the world."

Site No 642

Coghill's Hotel.

Wynberg, ca. 5 miles south of Cape Town, South Africa.

The hotel is almost certainly long gone.

"Cherry, Oates, Henry Bowers and Edward Atkinson, a quiet navy doctor and parasitologist, stayed out at Coghill's Hotel in Wynberg, up in the hills about five miles south of Cape Town. 'We are [a] peaceloving party,' wrote Bowers, 'and want quiet and little gaiety.' The foursome got on well ('we usually hunt in a quartet'), and Bowers and Cherry had already laid the foundations of a friendship that was to be one of the closest of the expedition. 'Cherry-Garrard is a great pal of mine,' Bowers wrote to his sister May, describing him as 'our young millionaire . . . a thorough gentleman and very keen'."
--Cherry, Sara Wheeler, Cherry, p. 68.

"Scott and his wife Kathleen had sailed directly to the Cape in a merchant ship. Soon after their arrival they went out to Wynberg, turning up at Coghill's to find Cherry and the others in bed. Two other wives joined their husbands in Simonstown. These were Hilda Evans, wife of Scott's second-in-command, and Wilson's wife Oriana. Some of the men were irritated by their presence ('the wives are much in evidence'). But it was Kathleen Scott who was most in evidence. She was suspected of having too much influence over her husband." --Cherry, Sara Wheeler, Cherry, p. 70.

Site No 651

Highfield Hall Hotel.

Murray Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

On the same street as Hadley's but no longer surviving.

"The evening when Wild and the others returned to Hobart--15 March 1913--they held a celeabratory dinner for Davis and other officers of the Aurora in the Highfield Hills Hotel in Hobart and this demonstrated the regard in which Davis and the others were held."
Source: Mills, Frank Wild, p. 196.

Highfield Hall over the years. Photos: Courtesy of Gordon Bain.

Site No 715

Ship Inn.

Wincle, Macclesfield, Cheshire, UK.

"A relative of Sir John Brocklehurst of Swythamley Hall, Sir Philip Brocklehurst, sailed with the explorer Shackleton on one of his expeditions to the Antarctic from 1907-9. He is listed as being aged 20, and as Assistant Geologist although some sources say he was a paying guest. The pub sign on the Ship Inn depicts the Nimrod in Antarctic ice."

Photos: Courtesy of Jonathan Shackleton.

Site No 756

Penguin Cafe.

258 West 15th Street, New York City.

I know nothing about this establishment. A good excuse for a visit.

Site No 757

Pen and Pencil Restaurant.

205 East 45th Street, New York City.

I was told by a friend that this restaurant has (or had--it may no longer be open) Antarctic artifacts and such as part of the decor.

Site No 767

Crookstown Inn - Shackleton's Restaurant.

Crookstown, County Cork, Ireland.

Crookstown is close to Ballitore and Kilkea, both with their Shackleton connections. I'll have to find out whether there's Shackletonia inside.

Photo: Courtesy of Jonathan Shackleton.

Site No 773

Bar Shackleton.

Hotel José Nogueira, Punta Arenas, Chile.

The bar is named for Shackleton. In all likelihood there are some photographs or artifacts on display.

"Right in the middle of downtown is located one of the oldest buildings of the entire Patagonia, the centenary old mansion formerly owned by Don José Nogueira and Doña Sara Braun, two characters who 'wrote' the history of Patagonia . Don José Nogueira, of Portuguese origin and a sailor by profession, was the most sucessful of the patagonian pioneers. He amassed a grand fortune during the second half of the nineteenth century. In 1890, ordered the contruction of a splendid mansion in the middle of downtown Punta Arenas.

The mansion became one of the most outstanding symbols of the city, and in 1982 it was declared a National Monument, therefore prohibiting its modification. In 1992 was settled as an small and exclusive hotel, which has the privilege of been chosen by his majesty the king of Spain Juan Carlos de Borbon as his temporary residence during his visit to Punta Arenas in 2004."
Source: http://www.hotelnogueira.com

Site No 789

The Sir Ernest Shackleton.

122 Bowen Drive, Tulse Hill, London SE21 8PL, UK.

A pub about a kilometre from Dulwich College. Described in a pub website as "a down-at-heel local in a nest of council estates, this place fails to live up to its illustrious namesake. Intrepid pub explorers should head elsewhere." Nonetheless it's on my list to visit.

Site No 791

The Troubadour.

263-7 Old Brompton Road, London SW5 9JA, UK.

"The Troubadour is a proper café . . . the last 50's coffee house in Earl's Court with a proud history as a low temperature centre of courtesy, peace and artistic energy . . . Downstairs is the Club which Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan and Paul Simon all played in the 60's . . . The Shackleton Room is named after Sir Ernest, and decorated with Frank Hurley's photographs of the 1914 expedition. It's part of the Café, but can be reserved for private meals for up to 14 guests."

Site No 824

Shackleton Lounge.

Av. Del Libertador 3287, El Calafate, Santa Cruz, Patagonia, Argentina.

I learned about this at the 2006 Athy Shackleton Autumn School. Since then I've heard from the proprietor, Agustin Calvetti, who sent along some photos and further information.

"Welcome to the Shackleton Lounge Restaurant & Bar

A place where you can enjoy our special cuisine, chill out & relax with a cocktail in your hand and listen to great music.
But above all, a place which is a truly Patagonian experience. The landscape is omnipresent. The huge windows show Lago Argentino in all its splendor, and the ever changing Patagonia skies at sunset.
We receive travelers from all over the world. Just take a look at our Guest book and you`ll realize that our visitors feel grateful for the quality of our service and an unforgettable moment in their trip. Every visitor is treated as a friend.
In our first floor we have an exhibit room. There you can watch a very interesting DVD about Sir Ernest Shackleton (45 minutes) while having a drink. Walls are usually decorated with works by local artists.
Sometimes holidays can be tiresome. If you need a place to take a break, chill out and enjoy great food, music & drinks, visit us.
You won`t regret it.
We`ll make you feel welcome."

Site No 845

The Grand Hotel.

King Edwards Parade, Eastbourne, East Sussex, UK.

Probably when fundraising for the Nimrod expedition, Shackleton sketched out his plan for reaching the South Pole on notepaper from the Grand Hotel. The hotel, since renovated and still very much in business, is within walking distance of 14 Milnthorpe Road, where the Shackletons lived in later years.