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Marlborough Arms

) #7,081 of 17,848 Restaurants in London ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Bar, British, Pub
36 Torrington Place | Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7LY, England
+44 20 7636 0120
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
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36 Torrington Place | Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7LY, England
Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly and typical London Pub. Good selection of beers and Ales. Somewhat limited food but it is a pub. I had a late lunch. Pub food and a pint for 16 pounds. Rather busy and good location. Perfectly OK for a London Pub.

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great pub with really good food and a fun vibrant atmosphere​. The crowd is a great mix of professionals of various ages and students from UCL so it all makes for a great night.

Thank AK_travel_review
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Popped in for Sunday lunch and a drink. Pleasent enough place with friendly enough staff. Had a chicken roast with roast potatoes, peas, carrots and green beans. £12.49. Not a bad price for the portion. Plenty of other food on offer. A nice big airy...More

Thank Smiggy64
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Met up with the boys here for a big night out they've got a great selection of drafts to choose from, all at a decent price and in a great location

Thank Jharris2905
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Had a business meeting in London, which ran right through lunchtime, so once finished my colleague and I needed some serious refreshment. The Marlborough Arms was just a few doors away so decided to try it. I first used it some 45 years ago when...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Food is great, drinks are fab, lively buzzy atmosphere - will definitely be back soon. We all really enjoyed ourselves

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Thank NatalieGrainger
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Traditional London pub serving great beer and a standard pub menu. Popular with the after work office crowd. Long may establishments like this survive. All part of the London culture.

Thank Marc S
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Decent place to relax of an evening with a beer. Typical "English Pub" type decor and reasonably priced beer (for London away).

Thank Adrian H
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

The traditionalists will Iove the building, many original fittings, yes with Televisions, but you still get a sense of the history. Good selection of beers, wines and spirits. Friendly and efficient staff with personality. Simple menu, good value and promptly delivered. A friendly and energetic...More

Thank Simpson0n
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This is a good starting point if you are looking for somewhere cozy to sit and relax without being too busy.

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Elisa T, Guest Relations Manager at Marlborough Arms, responded to this review

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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, Buffet, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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
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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.