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The Calthorpe Arms

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Good food and a good pint

A groups of us popped in here for lunch after visiting the nearby Postal Museum. The menu was... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
London, United Kingdom
Great pub

Came across this little pub first night in London. Have been back for dinner every night since... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Victoria, Australia
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  • Average9%
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20 Feb 2018
“Good food and a good pint”
4 Sep 2018
“My local for 36 years has had (another) refit.”
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252 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8JR, England
+44 20 7278 4732
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

It hasn't changed much. The fruit machine has gone and good riddance to the twinkling bandit that took up good drinking space and never bought a round. The new carpet is a bit alarming but wear and spilt beer will take care of that and...More

1  Thank R I
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Only popped in for a snack and a drink before going to an event but was delighted with the traditional pub atmophere and the attention of the staff I ordered a couple of small hot dishesand they went away and cooked it - not the...More

1  Thank joseph1732
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

There is nothing great about this pub and equally there is nothing bad about it; it is an average London pub. The atmosphere is welcoming and the staff are friendly. They have real ale, Guinness, a selection of lagers and a variety of bottles on...More

1  Thank Vincent B
Reviewed 20 February 2018

A groups of us popped in here for lunch after visiting the nearby Postal Museum. The menu was 'British and international' with plenty of variation to suit all tastes. Everyone enjoyed their meal - simple food, well cooked and generous sized portions. The beer was...More

2  Thank RichG439
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

A favourite London pub A proper boozer on a corner, lots of character Always a place to engage in conversation over a beer or three.

1  Thank kaye w
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Came across this little pub first night in London. Have been back for dinner every night since then. Friendly staff, fun patrons, great food. Recommend for meals or just a beer, come and enjoy.

1  Thank raelene61
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Decent boozer. I need to type more words but there's not much more to say. Bought beer at bar. Staff friendly and pulled a decent pint.

1  Thank Richard P
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Great old fashioned London boozer with outside tables which are rare (local council frowns on al fresco drinking). Typical Youngs pub though with very nice food and ales - but at a price. Tip: Come here if you only have a short amount of time...More

1  Thank Mark T
Reviewed 10 July 2015

A traditional local pub with lots of passing trade going to/from King Cross. Seating outside, great on a sunny day during a tube strike. Sensibly priced beer and mixed clientiale. Friendly staff

1  Thank Jan R
Reviewed 12 January 2015

Friendly helpful staff. Decent beer. Relaxed atmosphere. Good & very reasonably priced food particularly for London.

1  Thank Lilibet1403
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Owing to its proximity to Smithfield Market – the site
of an ancient meat market which remains in operation
today – Clerkenwell boasts a plethora of globally
renowned restaurants, fabulous local eateries, and
some of London's favorite pubs. This isn't merely a
focal point for all things foodie though. Spend enough
time wondering through the area's maze of streets and
you might become accustomed to the litany of slinky
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