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Marlborough Arms

#5,137 of 18,228 Restaurants in London}
$$ - $$$, British,
36 Torrington Place | Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7LY, England
+44 20 7636 0120
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
36 Torrington Place | Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7LY, England
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I frequently visit this pub when I am in the area. They tasty traditional pub food and a good selection of beers. The staff is friendly and efficient, even at busy times. The pub can get busy at lunch and in the early evenings.

Thank Arthur211
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a not very long stop here,after I visited Grant Museum of Zoology,placed nearby.I didnțt eat anything but i tried two of them draught beers(they have many,so not an easy task to chose...).The beer was good,the ambience agreeable,the staff kind and helpful.All in all,a...More

Thank zuv
Roisin K, Manager at Marlborough Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thankyou for you feedback! We are glad you enjoyed your experience with us. We do hope to see you again soon. P.S He is back in retirement until next year. He was all swamped out ☺️ Kind regards, The Marlborough Arms Team

Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a central London pub. The food is bought in pre-prepared so it's pies, fish and chips and not fresh, but no better or worse than many pubs in the area. It's very busy just after 5pm as it's a good place to take...More

Thank kwmlondon
Roisin K, Manager at Marlborough Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thankyou for you feedback! We are glad you enjoyed your experience with us. We do hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, The Marlborough Arms Team

Reviewed 30 October 2017

The venue was in a side lounge of a lively, traditional English pub setting. The noise from the pub was a distraction now and then, but our host was very knowledgeable about whisky and, on the whole, both my partner and I enjoyed the experience....More

Thank DebnDawes
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This place was very close to our hotel. Good beer selection, food was decent. It's run by Greene King, which we found were all over the city and have the same menu (at least, the 4 others we came across all did).

Thank h0lljack
Roisin K, Manager at Marlborough Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thankyou for you feedback! We are glad you enjoyed your experience with us. We do hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, The Marlborough Arms Team

Reviewed 17 September 2017

My husband and I were given a Red Letter Day whiskey tasting experience as a gift and we decided to partake in the event at The Marlborough Arms one damp and cool Saturday afternoon. The event was held in a side are of the pub...More

Thank Eileen D
Management response:Responded 18 September 2017

Thank you for your great review! Looking forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 4 September 2017

Spent the evening here with a friend. We had dinner and a couple of drinks. Very reasonably priced and plenty of sitting room. They have lots of TV's which they played the football on if that interests you however if it doesn't the TV;s were...More

Thank KAZzzPAZzz
Management response:Responded 18 September 2017

Thanks for the great review! Looking forward to seeing you again. Cheers.

Reviewed 15 August 2017

I was in London for the day pursuing my hobby of Trainspotting with my Dad . When we felt like looking for somewhere to eat , all the places we stumbled across looked too posh for us . We eventually found this pub ! We...More

Thank Ted C
Management response:Responded 18 September 2017

Thank you for the great review, the Marlborough team look forward to seeing you again. Cheers!

Reviewed 30 July 2017

Popped in late after a busy night, Roisin (behind the bar) recommended a spicy G&T- fantastic drink, well priced. Would highly recommend. Friendly pub and great staff.

Thank helenfwalsh
Management response:Responded 10 August 2017

Thank you for your great review! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 17 July 2017

this place is super, the staff are friendly, the feel is warm and cozy, the food was great, I loved the chicken and mushroom pie.

Thank latitude44
Management response:Responded 20 July 2017

Thank you for the lovely review.

Nearby
Bloomsbury
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Torrington Place | Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7636 0120
  • E-mail
Description
The Marlborough Arms is a beautiful, old fashioned pub located in the heart of London on Torrington Place in Bloomsbury. Our iconic pub food menu is packed with Great British pub food classics, including iconic dishes like our hand-battered fish and chips, pie and mash and succulent burgers. Our drinks include a great range of real ales and an extensive wine list.
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