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17 The Arches Villiers StLondonWC2N 6NG
Great friendly service and unique environment where you can manage to hold a conversation. Food seems a little pricey but was very nice. Will definitely visit again and will bookmark as great meeting venue between a Embankment and Charing Crossmore
Finally a bar where I can actually have a conversation! I went here for a friend's birthday and it was marvelous to hear the people I was conversing with rather than getting lost in the din. The wine list was also very good and I think my companions were happy with their beers. This isn't a bar for meeting strangers, but a great place to bring a group. It is, however, in the basement, so not...more
I ordered the duck. It was cooked perfectly, the sauce paired well with the fatty duck breast, and the vegetables were soft and seasoned well. I didn't have high expectations, but I must admit... I left very satisfied. Good job Charlie. Btw, cool name.more
Been meeting friends here for years, and expect I will do for many more to come. It's on the expensive side, but a good choice for those of us who enjoy our wine.
Being under the railway arches, this cavernous pub benefits from plenty of space, with good sized areas for bigger groups and intimate nooks and crannies for small ones. A downside of this is, of course, the lack of phone...more
Unadulterated, sawdust on the floor type of place which you don't find often these days, let alone this centrally in London.
Only made it in for one drink at the end of a night - a pewter tankard of Old Wallop that one assumes is brewed on the premises. Tasted fine wherever it comes from anyway. The range of other drinks on offer looked reasonable too so I think I'll attempt a revisit next...more