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240 Great Portland StreetRegent's ParkLondonW1W 5QU
- +44 (0)20 7387 0221
- Public transport:
- Great Portland Street, Underground
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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
Although they were all out of Sunday roasts by the time we got here for dinner at around 6pm, we still loved our second choice meals! Of course, the waitress waited until we had our beers until she broke the news to us that they had no more roasts, but I suppose that was just smart on her part. I had the fish and chips, which were crispy when I wanted them to be and juicy when I wanted them...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
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...