Venue Details & Map
240 Great Portland StreetRegent's ParkLondonW1W 5QU
- +44 (0)20 7387 0221
- Public transport:
- Great Portland Street, Underground
Not a bad location and most of the staff are friendly enough. Prices reasonable and food looked pretty good too. Why two stars then? Purely and simply because they don't allow vaping. In this day and age - and bearing in mind it does no-one any harm - that should be a negative stars review.
Ended up going fifty yards further down the road where the beer was better and I could vape to my...more
My boyfriend and I spent New Year's Eve (2013-14) here. First we had dinner on the main floor and it was delicious. Seriously everything we had was great. I didn't find the food very run-of-the-mill pub style at all. The wine and beer selection was fantastic.
And then there was the party downstairs, hosted by those awesome Feeling Gloomy boys (it's usually at the Phoenix). Nice atmosphere...more
Just a big pub, sorry man.
Food: Nothing special...
Beers: Got some specials!
Crowd: 20-40, international students, british girls and some badly cut suits.
It's more an excuse bar (Want to go for a drink, don't want to travel for it or think about it) than a destination.
Oh, wait: friendly staff!!more
When I begin wixing up my mords and mumbling phrases like "Take me drunk I'm home," you can almost bet I've been at the Albany again.
I'm not sure if every hour is happy hour, but £2.50 for a double vodka soda (house vodka being Smirnoff, mind you,) is an absolute steal...and my liver's new nemesis.
I was first drawn in by the ambiance. A wide open space with funky modern light fixtures,...more
Coming from America, the notion of a pub is kind of a foreign one to me. The only time I really ever think of pubs is around St. Patty's Day, but even then I avoid them like the plague since they become amateur night. And so, after spending the past several weeks frolicking around London, I've become quite familiar with the ways of the pub.
Some of the things I love about them...