The Friend at Hand is a cosy little pub just tucked around the corner from Russell Square tube station.
Taylor Walker pubs have been serving the best British pub food and drink for over two centuries. With our friendly team ready to look after you, this Taylor Walker pub will make you feel genuinely welcome.
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Monday - Saturday: 11:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 – 22:30
Monday - Saturday: 11:30 - 21:30
Sunday: 12:00 – 21:30
2 - 4 Herbrand Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1N 1HX
For More Information:
+44 (0)20 7837 5524
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Friend At Hand
2 - 4 Herbrand StreetBloomsburyLondonWC1N 1HX
- +44 (0)20 7837 5524
- Public transport:
- Russell Square, Underground
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Cosy pub with decent drink prices, friendly staff, and pretty tasty food actually(!) -- though food prices are slightly higher than average. It's right next to the Russell Square tube station. The only problem is it's near impossible to find a table on the weekends and/or on game nights.more
Nice, tucked away little semi-dive behind the Horse Hospital and the Celtic Hotel in Bloomsbury. Good local pints, but surprisingly decent food as well. This place gets *busy* due to its proximity to the Russell Square tube station, the Russell hotel,the University, etc and has a mostly local crowd I noticed.more
Average London pub. Usual beers, sports on the TV, video gaming in the corner, average food. A pleasant place to stop if you are out for a walk in Bloomsbury, but nothing special.more
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We stopped in on a busy Thursday just past the lunch hour. Honestly we had really good food. MK had the Lamb Burger and I the Chicken Curry (sort of a tikka) and were quite pleased.
Sure there were folks there older than us but there were some younger folks as well. It was a mix likely due to its location but isn't that what a good...more
I frequented this pub in January 2008 while there for a study aboard. The food, beers, and staff were all amazingly kind and courteous. In fact, I often recommend friends visiting London to stop by for a bite. I will always have fond memories!more