The Grand Union are a chain of pubs located in central London.
Venue Details & Map
Grand Union Farringdon
55 Charterhouse StreetClerkenwellLondonEC1M 6HA
- +44 (0)20 7251 5259
- Public transport:
- Farringdon, Underground
I came here for a friend's birthday drinks on Saturday. Bouncer was checking everyone's ID, even people who clearly look old enough. I'm 28 with visible tattoos and he still took a good long look at my passport, seems excessive to me.
Poster outside in smoking area by entrance states 2 for £10 cocktails til 10pm on Friday and Saturday - not the case, ordered two Daiquiris at 8.15pm to be...more
We took advantage of their happy hour here (4-7pm) on a Friday night. We were sat upstairs because we were having food too but downstairs I think there is more of a party atmosphere and they have a DJ too.
The selection of happy hour cocktails was really good and they were 2 for £10.
Their food menu is a bit more extensive than your usual pub/bar, and tasted good. It wasn't a mind-blowing...more
I was organising a birthday dinner here and the staff couldn't have been more helpful. It was a monday so I didn't expect the place to be busy. Even so they were readily available to host a large group and for me to drop off a cake behind the bar to be brought out for dessert.
Decor is quite cool. There is a lot of space here, but on a monday, it's pretty much deserted and service is...more
I've been to the Grand Union in Farringdon and the one in Brixton and I have to say, I think the one in Brixton is nicer mainly because of its awesome outdoor area.
Having said that, I had a great night out here with a good balance of the upstairs being a more civilised, classy bar and downstairs being an area of trashier good fun with good music and dancing so you've got the best of both...more
Chanced upon this Farringdon bar. I knew of the one in Clapham but this branch was beautiful inside and had a good happy hour for cocktails. Also was very inventive in its drinks menu covered in famous celeb biographies.more