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Calthorpe Arms

) #5,735 of 18,155 Restaurants in London , British,
252 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8JR, England
+44 20 7278 4732
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good37%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Bar, British, Pub, Grill
252 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8JR, England
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Such a good pub. It's traditional (beautiful facade, dogs, a carpet!), without being an old man pub. Food is served in massive portions and really good value for money. Only wish they had a slightly larger local ale selection, but that's nitpicking. An unrivalled gem...More

1  Thank BennyDigital13
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Called by here last week and it certainly lived up to all the reviews that suggested that it was worth a visit. Very good food served in a very friendly atmosphere by welcoming staff. Good value for money and good quality fayre is guaranteed here....More

2  Thank Richard A
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Great vibe with old fashion decor exactly as a pub should be , loads of cask ales keenly priced, the food was fresh and all cooked to order , I recommend the blackened chicken salad .if your passing pop in as we did as the...More

1  Thank Tony P
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Not much more to say than how charming this place is, always friendly, always full, traditional and inviting - best pub in the area!

1  Thank sodoherty37
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Been here several times over the years, not much has changed. A good solid pub. Sure it could be modernized but then it would lose its charm. Friendly bar staff and reasonable choice of beer. Will be back again the next time i am over...More

1  Thank St_matty
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Great sandwiches, Solid portions/value and salty local London warmth. A great little find. Old school decor, pub characters, and a good beer selection. Outside tables next best after 2pm when the north facing sun hits the pub. Upstairs room for large bookings and friendly staff....More

1  Thank Carlos T
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This pub is excellent! I know i know, I didn't give it an excellent score, but that's because it needs to get rid of the curtains, put in a wooden floor and play some music... but then it would be rammed! The staff are friendly,...More

2  Thank gutherssimon
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I first visited the Calthorpe in the early '90s and not much has changed thank goodness. Amazingly, in this day and age, it is still run by the same family. Young's Bitter and Special were available on my recent visit, in addition to two guest...More

4  Thank Tony D
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

A blast to the old days and why pubs are closing. Beer had no head, it should have been good but just not that well kept. Bulk standard poor red wine too. Don't be surprised to find them Closed down. Shame because it should be...More

2  Thank Ray R
Reviewed 18 April 2016

If you wish to witness the central London community then this is the venue to check out. An excellent range of Young's ales, great service, great food and a TV showing live sport. What's not to like?

2  Thank ultrafox1963
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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Bar, British, Pub, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 252 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clerkenwell
  • Neighbourhood: Clerkenwell
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7278 4732
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