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12969 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
+1 818-990-9055
09:00 - 02:00
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Los Angeles, California
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

LOVE this bar! It's chill and has a good vibe. I always order a scotch egg and an order of fries with a side of Curry for dipping. It is just a warm place with great bar food! Also GREAT DRINKS!

Thank Bevmo79
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61 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Lots of references to UK breweries and memorabilia on all the walls, however, served by an ex-resident of Essex. The food is typical pub grub with burgers and salads but well done and in a pleasant atmosphere. Slightly higher priced than average but not exceptionally. Food was basic but OK without being exceptional.

Thank david3b
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015

We stayed at a motel on Ventura Boulevard and after checking in, took a walk along the street. Imagine our surprise when we saw a PUB! Deciding to go in, we asked for the menu and to the absolute delight of my wife (who is a chef in the UK) there were choices with VEGETABLES. The quality of the food... More 

Thank Bucksmjb
Newbury, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2015

Very nice pub, convincing in decor and atmosphere, and in the food as well, with chips of the quality of a good contemporary pub restaurant. The puddings are not entirely convincing, however: no British pub would essentially give you a whole tub of ice cream in a sundae glass. Not that we were complaining...

Thank GlynEvans
Pegram, TN
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392 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2015

Came with friends for Wednesday night trivia. It was a hoot! Lots of fun... Service was timely and she checked on us quite a bit, even when it was obvious we were just playing the game and done eating/drinking. The food was just okay. I've had much better fish and chips. I will say, the portion is huge. I got... More 

Thank rockstar89
santa cruz
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3 reviews
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Wow, My sister used to take me to my favorite English pub everytime I visited Los Angeles but this time it was not the "Ye Olde Kings Head" Food was disgusting, menu has completely changed and after 23 years of going there, I will not be back. What a shame, It was one of my all time favorites. I guess... More 

Thank Susan M
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch when in Santa Monica. Very authentic pub; felt like we were in London rather than LA! Food was plentiful and very nice, it made a nice change to finally get some veg with the meals! Good range of drinks and very good service.

Thank MKblack1182
Bury, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2015

We were staying at the sportsmens lodge for a few nights whilst on a tour and heard this was a nice English pub so we thought great we will go for a few pints of beer. Big mistake its terrible! It is nothing like an English pub with unfeindly staff who rip you off at the bar and charge you... More 

Thank lizzie l
Northridge, Ca
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137 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2014

Husband and I went here because hes been craving some good Fish and chips Unfortunately the chips were bland and the fish to breaded and also bland. I however enjoyed the welsh rarebit and my shepherds pie was very nicely prepared. I also recommend the cheese plate it was nice. The service however was lacking very hard to get a... More 

Thank Darin_and_Christi
Concord, North Carolina
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94 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2014

We always try to return here for their Sunday English breakfast. It's not fancy, but they have the best bangers, fried tomatoes and properly cooked fried eggs. Along with the Black and Tan and Bloody Mary we had, it was a great Sunday breakfast - watching multiple football games and enjoying the meal.

Thank James M

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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12969 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: +1 818-990-9055
phone 818-990-9055

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