Here are many of the real-life locations featured in the pages of The Silkworm, the second book in the Cormoran Strike series. Click on each location for more info.
|The Albion – A pub in Hammersmith where Strike and Robin have lunch and talk about the case.
|Ashburnham Grove – The street in Greenwich where Anstis lives.
|Barons Court – Underground Tube station nearest Quine and Fancourt’s house on Talgarth Road.
|Bromley – Where Strike’s half-sister Lucy lives.
|The Cambridge – A 19th century pub on Cambridge Circus where Strike and Robin celebrate his birthday.
|Charing Cross Road/Tottenham Court Road – Roads near Denmark Street.
|Chelsea Arts Club – Where Roper Chard hosts a party for one of their celebrated authors.
|Clement Attlee Court — The council housing where Kathryn Kent lives, which her home — Stafford Cripps House — is part of.
|Denmark Street – The street where Strike’s office (and home) is located.
|Exmouth Market – Where the Crossfire Publishing office is located and where Strike talks to Christian Fisher.
|Foyles – Where Robin buys an Owen Quine book.
|Fulham Palace Road – Where Elizabeth Tassel lives.
|Goodge Street Station and Gower Mews – Where Elizabeth Tassel’s office is located.
|The Groucho Club – The private club where Strike interviews Michael Fancourt.
|Hamleys Toy Shop – Where Strike buys gifts for his nephews and godson.
|Hazlitt Road – Where Jerry Waldegrave lives.
|The Kings Arms – The pub on Roupell St. where Strike and Matthew meet for the first time.
|King’s Cross Station – Where Robin catches the train north.
|Mango Tree – The Thai restaurant in Belgravia that Matthew name drops.
|Masham – The small market town in Yorkshire that Robin is from.
|Metro Cafe – A cafe next to Barons Court Tube station, where Strike grabs a couple of coffees.
|New Scotland Yard – The Metropolitan Police Service’s headquarters, where Strike often finds himself.
|Pescatori – Where Strike has lunch with Liz Tassel.
|Piccadilly Circus – The iconic circular thoroughfare in London.
|The River Cafe – The elegant restaurant where Strike meets his brother Al and does some investigation.
|Simpson’s-in-the-Strand – Where Strike interviews Jerry Waldegrave.
|Sloane Square – The killer is caught in this square.
|Smithfield Cafe – Where Strike meets Dominic Culpepper early one morning.
|Southern Row and Westbourne Park Station – Where the Quine family live.
|St. Mawes (mentioned) – The small town in Cornwall where Strike spent half his childhood, and where his Aunt Joan and Uncle Ted still live.
|St Michael’s Mount – Where Cormoran the giant lived according to Cornish folklore.
|Talgarth Road – Where Quine and Fancourt’s house is located.
|Tiverton Services – Where Strike and Robin go to Burger King after the interview with Daniel Chard.
|The Tottenham – Strike’s favorite local pub.
|Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese – Where Strike meets Nina Lascelles.
|The Silkworm Mentioned Locations – TBA