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Civil Service Club

13-15 Great Scotland Yard, London, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An absolute hidden gem in a great location. This place is so good and cheap considering where it is you can't beat it. The staff are great and really friendly and the food is good too - but I always have the same Ham Egg and Chips - can't go wrong. They have some really good comedy nights and the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have only eaten downstairs but the food is vary basic pub food, the bar itself is very pleasant, as indeed are the staff who serve. My friend who frequents the restaurant upstairs assures me that the food is very good . I think the grub in the bar could do with a re vamp. Clean good value rooms.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The staff on reception, behind the bar and serving food all really nice and very accommodating but bar staff over keen to get off sometimes which can be offputting. Prices very reasonable indeed. Been to two events, both murder mysteries. First one was fun but being forced to partake took the shine off. Second one, the Christmas event was appalling,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I was booked in by my company because it's cheap. The location is great, 5 mins walk from Trafalgar Square & Charing Cross underground. The hotel is very old school and the decor is tired. The rooms are small and decor tired but functional. Freshly cooked breakfast, Staff helpful and free wifi the fastest of any hotel I've used. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Been on many trips .hampton court was a excellent trip.quiz nights.cant find any fault with civil.service.food excellent .very reasonable prices.and drinks are very resonable.looking forward to.lots more visits to.civil service club .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Five of us had a table in the restaurant upstairs for lunch. The three course menu (à la carte) is £10.95. But, if two people are dining together the total cost is £14.95. That's an incredible £7.47 for three courses of good quality food. It's not the Ritz but for what you pay it is usually very, very good. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We became members of the club December 2014 and have visited several times since then. There is a good mix of either bar or restaurant food always delicious and excellent value. The club also hosts a variety of entertainment throughout the year. Would highly recommend becoming a member of this club well worth the membership fees.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We attended an annual dinner of our Walking Club last night. It was a formal three-course dinner. The food is great. The portion is ample and the waiters/waitresses are helpful and polite. After the dinner, we proceeded to the bar downstairs to have a few more drinks before retreating to our room at about 11. The room is clean, warm... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

as the title says the location cannot be bettered - its central London at it's best however the shower in our room had no water pressure whatsoever and was absolutely no good whatsoever - there was not even a bath so it was impossible to get or fell clean. Room facilities apart from that - bed, coffee making facilities, air... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

On 29th November, I organised a Charity 80's Theme Fancy Disco Party at the Civil Service Club in the iconic Great Scotland Yard on behalf of the Metropolitan Police Staff Association Social,Club. We had 95 guests plus a DJ. We booked the Buffet style menu at the main dining room. As one can imagine it would be quite packed to... More 

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If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square, and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just up the road as well. As captivating as the architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are highlights of the area too. St James's Park (arguably London's loveliest), the expansive Green Park, and pedestrian friendly tree lined paths along the river showcase the exquisite manicure provided by English gardeners. Just beyond the landmarks and the gorgeous outdoor spaces, quiet residential squares and age old local pubs offer a more subdued take on this global seat of power in the heart of London.
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