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We visited at lunchtime on a very hot London day. Unfortunately there is no air conditioning due to... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
lindam264
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North Berwick, United Kingdom
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great proper traditional pub, with good beer & plenty of character

We were recommended The Angel by the guy in charge of booking tables at Flat Iron restaurant just... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
lovetheunexpected
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Cheshire UK
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14 Jul 2018
“Average”
5 Jul 2018
“great proper traditional pub, with good beer & plenty of character”
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

I used to visit The Angel regularly when I worked in the area around 20 years ago and it was always full of life. I came back for a reunion with some old work colleagues and found that much of the area around had been...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We visited at lunchtime on a very hot London day. Unfortunately there is no air conditioning due to it being a very old pub. Good service and very warm welcome (unfortunately the soda dispenser had just burst). The food was a bit basic but apart...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2018

We were recommended The Angel by the guy in charge of booking tables at Flat Iron restaurant just around the corner in Denmark st, so this is where we waiting out our queuing time. Very good it was too on a warm summer's Friday evening....More

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Reviewed 23 June 2018

Stopped here on our way to an afternoon showing at the Shaftesbury Theatre, almost given up looking for a quick coffee venue that wasn't packed. What bliss to find this comfortable , quiet pub , barman so friendly and made delicious coffee. It was a...More

1  Thank jamilla A
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Popped into this pub after attending Motown musical at The Shaftesbury. Nice to see a Sam Smiths pub breaking up the Greene King and Fullers monopoly. But please if you are going to call last orders (10.40pm) please give your customers a reasonable amount of...More

Thank SisterBluebird
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

I don’t normally write bad reviews but I am astonished at how rude the staff were to me and my friends today. One bartender was incredibly sarcastic and condescending. After her first remark, we laughed it off as that may just be what she’s like...More

Thank FRT1308
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Love the beer garden in this pub and the tucked away location in central London. The service can be mixed depending on the time you go. In 2016 i booked my engagement party on the second floor and the staff ruined the event. I asked...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 26 April 2018

I have been to The Angel several times over the years. I know there are two bars and I always prefer the left one. I went to meet a friend. I thought I would see if he as in the right hand bar - if...More

Thank LeeM3573
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Fabulous place - called for a drink on a Friday lunchtime - all the staff were very polite - important thing was the organic lager was spot on. Decided to try a meal there before a theatre visit & despite the pub being very busy,...More

1  Thank pbaker39
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

I was about to write a review about my visit to this pub but thought I’d check previous reviews to see if I was alone in my opinion. I accidentally marked a review as helpful for the same night as I attended. The staff were...More

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