Pete suggests three venues which Nick might like to visit: the Volunteer, the Shaftesbury, and the Lift.
None of these are named in current lists of gay and gay-friendly pubs and clubs in London.
Time Out list of gay and gay-friendly pubs.
The picture shows the former Coleherne pub in Earls Court, London, which was a famous gay bar between the mid-1950s and 2008. It has now been re-named The Pembroke.