ABC Radio cricket-commentary veteran Jim Maxwell selects his well-trodden Ashes tour haunts.

Cardiff

Le Monde Fish Bar and Grill is a short drive from the stadium and excellent for a post-match dinner. If there is a rain delay, head here for its French-brasserie-style lunch.” 

London

“A short Tube ride from The Oval, the Admiral Codrington is a hole-in-the-wall gastro pub with a retractable glass roof for sunny days and a great bar for not-so-sunny ones.” 

Birmingham

The Walkabout bar is where David Warner got into trouble a couple of years ago. It’s where the cricketers hang out. The whole set-up has a strong Aussie flavour.”

Nottingham

The Trent Bridge Inn used to be a hotel where all the cricket greats stayed about 150 years ago. Current players go there for a post-match drink.” 

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