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Marlborough Arms

#5,246 of 18,389 Restaurants in London
₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
36 Torrington Place | Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7LY, England
+44 20 7636 0120
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“burger” (6 reviews)
“pub food” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
36 Torrington Place | Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7LY, England
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1 - 10 of 118 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just stopped in for a bite to eat and a drink. Drinks quickly served and meal delivered quickly as well. All in all, a pleasant time was had by all.

Thank MarkyMark1966
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Marlborough Arms is a really good neighbourhood pub with a loot of good beer, and a cozy atmosphere.

Thank pia1969
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here in May and enjoyed a few beverages. The beer was cold and so was the white wine which was good. Great decor.

Thank SuiteAsOuzo
Reviewed 5 March 2018

A first time visit here, and very impressed. It's a lovely pub, with great atmosphere, good service, welcoming staff and although we didn't eat here the food looked good and the menu extensive.

Thank NigelnTracey
Reviewed 23 February 2018

We popped in for a family meal whilst travelling across London. The service throughout was very friendly. The pub was fairly busy but food was served promptly and was very good pub grub. There was a very good selection of ales on offer which was...More

Thank Mick W
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Been using the Marlborough for the last 5 years since I began working in this pat of London. They always make my colleagues and myself welcome my colleagues are here more often than me. Wide Range of different lagers and ales, food is normal pub...More

Thank Chiefbossa127
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

I frequently visit this pub when I am in the area. They tasty traditional pub food and a good selection of beers. The staff is friendly and efficient, even at busy times. The pub can get busy at lunch and in the early evenings.

Thank Arthur211
Roisin K, Manager at Marlborough Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Thankyou for your review. It's great to hear you enjoy your visits. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards, The Marlborough Team.

Reviewed 13 November 2017

I had a not very long stop here,after I visited Grant Museum of Zoology,placed nearby.I didnțt eat anything but i tried two of them draught beers(they have many,so not an easy task to chose...).The beer was good,the ambience agreeable,the staff kind and helpful.All in all,a...More

Thank zuv
Roisin K, Manager at Marlborough Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

Thankyou for you feedback! We are glad you enjoyed your experience with us. We do hope to see you again soon. P.S He is back in retirement until next year. He was all swamped out ☺️ Kind regards, The Marlborough Arms Team

Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a central London pub. The food is bought in pre-prepared so it's pies, fish and chips and not fresh, but no better or worse than many pubs in the area. It's very busy just after 5pm as it's a good place to take...More

Thank kwmlondon
Roisin K, Manager at Marlborough Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

Thankyou for you feedback! We are glad you enjoyed your experience with us. We do hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, The Marlborough Arms Team

Reviewed 30 October 2017

The venue was in a side lounge of a lively, traditional English pub setting. The noise from the pub was a distraction now and then, but our host was very knowledgeable about whisky and, on the whole, both my partner and I enjoyed the experience....More

Thank DebnDawes
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Torrington Place | Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7636 0120
  • E-mail
The Marlborough Arms is a beautiful, old fashioned pub located in the heart of London on Torrington Place in Bloomsbury. Our iconic pub food menu is packed with Great British pub food classics, including iconic dishes like our hand-battered fish and chips, pie and mash and succulent burgers. Our drinks include a great range of real ales and an extensive wine list.
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