The Elgin

4 out of 5 Based on 12 reviews


The Elgin is a stylish, lounge-like bar with DJ's playing tunes in a welcoming atmosphere. A selection of cocktails are available. The menu includes sandwiches, snacks and larger dishes.

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255 Elgin Avenue, Maida Vale, London, W9 1NJ

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+44 (0)20 7624 2602

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The Elgin

255 Elgin Avenue
Maida Vale
W9 1NJ
+44 (0)20 7624 2602
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4 out of 5 based on 12 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Elgin

4.0 out of 5 18 February 2014
by Ayako Y.

Refurbished in 2013 - great local pub. Good food selection in a nice setting. Great for grabbing a pint.more

5.0 out of 5 7 January 2014
by Justine L.

We came to the Elgin for breakfast on a weekday. It was very quiet, which was nice. We stuck with standard items of toast and jam and white flats, both of which were wonderfully prepared. The jam is homemade and has the best consistency and sweetness. The flat whites were very rich and also recommended on Time Out London - which we were glad to follow!

I also love that the Elgin overlooks a...more

3.0 out of 5 19 December 2013
by Chris G.

The management changes... But the toilets still make me gag...

The Elgin has been reborn more times than I can care to remember over the last 15 years... Originally an old-fashioned boozer that was typical to the area, it has been modernised number of times, with its latest incarnation based around coffee, craft beers and individual and intriguing spirits.

To be fair, the current decor looks...more

5.0 out of 5 17 August 2013
by Goetz B.

The Elgin, located only a minute away from Maida Vale station, reopened in late 2012. I was once at the old Elgin and after I had ordered some food, they forgot to serve me. Now, I cannot imagine this could happen at the new Elgin.

The new Elgin has quite an edgy interior. In general, I really like the new style. But I do not like the rusty metal table, sorry, that just does not work for me....more

4.0 out of 5 5 August 2013
by Anuj N.

This place has changed ownership and is completely different than before. The burger is excellent as well as the chorizo hash. There are two leather sofas at the back great for a cozy place to have drinks.

Last time I was here they ran out of buns for burgers so there was a 20 minute wait till the next batch but it came out very fresh so worth it!more