The Builders Arms


The Builders Arms is located behind the King's Road. They serve a hearty menu at both lunch and dinner times which is above your average pub fare. Unfortunately, they do not take bookings for the restaurant. It is a cosy, modern pub with lots of seating room although it can get very busy. They also have Sky TV showing major sporting events and seating in the terrace area. They can cater for private parties upon request.

Venue Details & Map

The Builders Arms

13 Britten Street
South Kensington
+44 (0)20 7349 9040
Public transport:
South Kensington, Underground
Yelp Reviews

3.5 out of 5 based on 9 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Builders Arms

4.0 out of 5 18 July 2014
by Mark S.

The Builders Arms is a great pub in Chelsea... if you're looking for a Chelsea pub! The interior looks old and traditional but in a very vintage way, in that it's possible (but maybe not probable?) that all the furniture and decor is worth an incredible amount. It's definitely a bit quirky though, and very original. It's also a relatively large pub, albeit slightly narrow at the front, but...more

5.0 out of 5 21 February 2012
by Angela J.

Really liked the ambiance of this place! Food could be better but it was a great place for sunday brunch!more

4.0 out of 5 31 October 2009
by Winston L.

My office mates and I often come here for after-work drinks. It's generally filled with local Chelsea dwellers, so lots of suits. The place is very comfortable.

I find that the service is very good even when it gets busy. I never have to wait too long to be served. One thing that I love is that they sell single sausages. It's great to get a plate of these with a round.

I've never had...more

2.0 out of 5 21 October 2009
by Rebecca G.

I had high hopes for the Builders Arms based on how it looked from the outside - big windows, relaxed and cozy atmosphere. It was busy but we were still able to get a table for dinner without a wait.

The waiting began once we sat down. Unfortunately, it looked as though there was only one waitress managing all of the tables, and while she was very nice, she was clearly run off her feet....more

2.0 out of 5 16 November 2008
by Zoe H.

Located in Chelsea behind London's famous Kings Road, the Builder's Arm looks pleasant enough from the outside with outdoor seating area. Obviously this is an added bonus for smokers who do not want to be shunted onto the pavement to enjoy a cigarette with their drink.

Inside the pub was very packed for a Sunday afternoon with a mix of couples, friends and families. The atmosphere was cosy-...more

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