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The Drayton Arms

) #7,038 of 18,176 Restaurants in London €€ - €€€ , , British
153 Old Brompton Road | South Kensington, London SW5 0LJ, England
+44 20 7835 2301
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
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Open Now
12:00 - 23:30All hours
CUISINES
Pub, Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
153 Old Brompton Road | South Kensington, London SW5 0LJ, England
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1 - 10 of 161 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is fast becoming my favourite pub in London!! I have now had almost everything in the menu and it is far superior to any other pub in the area! To top that, the staff are all very pleasant and some quite attractive... ;) Since...More

1  Thank Bobby_BlueGE
General Manager A, Manager at The Drayton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Bobby_BlueGE, What a magnificent review! We are delighted to hear you enjoy your visits, let's keep them coming! We've got some new items on the menu so hurry over to try them! We're looking forward to your next visit with us! Kind Regards, The...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this establishment with a chum of mine having never ever been before for a quick beverage and a spot of scran. Everything was superb - we were up in "arms"! The drinks - I helped myself to sample of the sierra nevada range,...More

2  Thank James T
General Manager A, Manager at The Drayton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear James T, What a review! The entire staff enjoyed your humorous monologue and your carefully placed puns. Everyone is excited to welcome you back. We always strive to provide top quality service to every guest, and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 8 June 2017

My wife lived in London in the early 80s, and this was her neighborhood pub. Pretty typical for London, with a few more food items than normally found. We were here three years ago as well as tonight. Good fish and chips and a British...More

1  Thank Ron C
General Manager A, Manager at The Drayton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Dear Ron, We're so glad that after three long years you decided to come back to us! Thank you for your lovely review, we're delighted to hear you enjoyed the food. Don't wait another three years to visit us again! Kind Regards, The Drayton Arms...More

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We popped in for a Sunday dinner (roast beef with Yorkshire pudding) and the place was pretty empty. The service was alright and the meals were good. The Yorkshire pudding was pretty crispy, probably from a boxed mix. Overall the taste of everything was pretty...More

1  Thank amc_pg
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I often visit the Drayton Arms as I live in the local neighborhood. Recently both the menu, and service have improved. The pub has a great selection of craft beers and wines and the new menu is great! The Drayton provides a lot more of...More

1  Thank Elizabeth B
General Manager A, Manager at The Drayton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Elizabeth, What delightful praises! We aim to make all our guests' experiences personal, we're glad you appreciated it. Pop back in soon, we have an exciting Sierra Nevada Festival running until mid July that will awaken your love for craft beers. Thank you! Kind...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

A waitress named Audrey treated us (me and my friend) terribly. Will never go back there again. So sorry because I've been to this pub always and never had a problem before. Hopefully she will not be there anymore.

1  Thank camila g
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The atmosphere is great, the staff is amazing and the food is good. This i everything you would want in a great British Pub.

1  Thank Karimoftos
General Manager A, Manager at The Drayton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Dead Karimoftos, Thank you for your feedback, the team will be deligthed to head you enjoyed your time with us. Come again soon! Kind Regards, The Drayton Arms Team

Reviewed 23 May 2017

We went last Sunday for a roast, and it was lovely!! Really good service, and the food was amazing. Would def go again.More

1  Thank Charliahern23
General Manager A, Manager at The Drayton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Your praise is the reason we put so much time and effort into our roasts. Believe us when we say this is a much-appreciated compliment! We hope to welcome you again in the near future! The Drayton Arms Team thanks you from the bottom of...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I came here late last year and was very disappointed in my time here, but having visited recently I can say the pub has gone up in my expectations! Better food, faster service, and the woman behind the bar (Sophie I believe?) was very knowledgeable...More

1  Thank Stopharveytime
General Manager A, Manager at The Drayton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We have been hard at work launching our new menu, our aim was to impress people, we are delighted to hear we've won you over with our friendly staff, fast service and lovingly made food! Visit again soon! Kind Regards, The Drayton Arms Team

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Some very tasty food. Excellent service and a great location. Had a very good burger and fries, service was fast.

1  Thank Pierre G
General Manager A, Manager at The Drayton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Dear Pierre, Thank you for the stellar review! The Drayton Arms team thanks you for your support and looks forward to welcoming you back! Kind Regards, The Drayton Arms Team

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$21
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 Old Brompton Road | South Kensington, London SW5 0LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > South Kensington
  • Neighbourhood: South Kensington
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7835 2301
  • E-mail
Description
The Drayton Arms Dining and Theatre is an eclectic mix of trusty local pub, stylish South Kensington nightspot and fabulous fringe Theatre. As sunlight floods through our floor to ceiling windows, soak up the imposing Jacobean features with a pint of real ale or over our hangover-busting brunch. On Saturday night, trade in your pint for a Cosmopolitan and embrace the sophistication of our prestigious postcode with laidback aplomb. Upstairs you will find a cosy 50 seat fringe theatre, with delightful shows every day including old favourites, new writing, cabaret and comedy.
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