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London pub loved by celebrities including Stella McCartney and Kate Moss hit with licence review

A landmark London pub which boasts a star-studded A-List crowd is under threat of closing - after being hit with licence review.

The Cow pub in Notting Hill, created by Tom Conran, the son of designer Sir Terence Conran, in 2005, has been a celebrity hot spot frequently visited by some of the biggest stars across the globe - including Stella McCartney, Suzi Waterhouse, Victoria Beckham, Cameron Diaz and Tom Cruise. 

From models to singers and actors, it's not unusual to see the likes of Kate Moss entering the doors, as singing sensation Rita Ora exits.

But while many workers in the hospitality industry have finally been able to see a light at the end of the tunnel with lockdown restrictions easing, the Irish saloon has faced another hurdle - as it's undergoing a review of its Premises Licence by Westminster City Council.

A post on The Cow's Instagram account reads: 'Dear Friends, Patrons, Neighbours, Workers and Family members of THE COW, over the past 26 years, we have celebrated so much, and value your presence, influence and contribution towards the great spirit of our establishment. 

The Cow pub in Notting Hill, owned by Tom Conran, the son of designer Sir Terence Conran, is under threat of closing - after being hit with licence review. Pictured, Suki Waterhouse leaving The Cow pub in London

Cameron Diaz leaving  Stella McCartney's 40th birthday party at the Irish Saloon bar in West London 

A post on The Cow's Instagram account urged customers to write to the council and share their memories of the pub in a bid to 'help them understand why The Cow is an asset to the community.' Pictured, the exterior of The Cow

'When we emerge from this isolation period, we hope to welcome you back with open arms over a never-ending supply of great food, Guinness and good cheer. 

'Today, we share important news with you that Westminster City Council have issued a Review of The Cow's Premises Licence.  

'The review has been sought on the grounds of prevention of public nuisance, public safety and the prevention of crime and disorder.'

The post, written by Thomas Conran and his colleague Thomas Flynn, went on to urge customers to write to the council to share their memories of the pub in the hope it will 'help them understand why The Cow is an asset to the community.'  

And it wasn't long before the post was inundated with support from famous faces who are regulars of the pub.

Model and activist Adwoa Aboah penned: 'I'm on it. No way is this happening,' while stylist Max Hurd added: 'Absolutely not. Nope nope nope. The world is s**t enough as it is at the moment without them taking the Cow from us…' 

Kate Moss seen leaving the Irish saloon bar with Jamie Hince on 12 October 2010 (pictured)

Georgia May Jagger at the Cow Pub with boyfriend Josh McLellan on 15 November 2016.  The couple was also joined at the pub by Suki Waterhouse and Lily Donaldson

Rita Ora enjoys night at London pub 'The Cow' with fashion designer Stella McCartney and American TV presenter Chelsea Handler

The post, written by Thomas Conran and his colleague Thomas Flynn, went on to urge customers to write to the council to share their memories of the pub in the hope it will 'help them understand why The Cow is an asset to the community' (pictured)

Producer and director Maximillion Cooper penned: Crazy. Writing letter now!' while creative director Alex Eagle added: 'Done! And I urge everyone to do the same.' 

Elsewhere, others took the opportunity to recall some of their best memories from their local.

'What a joke, only ever seen good vibes in the cow.. Best pub in London,' wrote one, while a second recalled: 'I've such happy memories of this place from when I worked in L7 ! Will do this with pleasure.'

A third added: 'Doing it - never had a bad night or a bad pint of Hoegaarden in the Cow! Intending to be back in April so long may that continue!'

A further wrote: 'Ridiculous!!! One of the most important and atmospheric watering holes in London that will always have a special place my heart.'

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