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The Boot Pub

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116 Cromer Street, London WC1H 8BS, England
+44 20 7837 3842
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A strange one

This is an indpendent pub not tied to a brewery or a pubco. It is different, I'll give them that; it consists of one big room and I wouldn't use the word cosy about it. For some reason ive been here twice, but as it seems more of a place for people that are out with friends ive not stayed... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Morten75
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Stjordal, Norway
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Stjordal, Norway
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This is an indpendent pub not tied to a brewery or a pubco. It is different, I'll give them that; it consists of one big room and I wouldn't use the word cosy about it. For some reason ive been here twice, but as it seems more of a place for people that are out with friends ive not stayed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Traditional London boozer very close to King's Cross St Pancras. Great folk behind the bar, a good working class vibe to the place, nice little selection of ales, all the usual drinks selections. Sky Sports on match days. A Great jukebox! And also a pool table. Just don't be put off by the decor - this is a proper old... More 

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70 reviews 70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

My friend took me here for the first time a couple weeks ago, and I'm glad. There was a work do {I think} of very friendly people that we played some pool with. The atmosphere fun. Great drinks~ also very good in value. Loved the interior of this wee pub, too. Will be returning. 5*

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Armagh N Ireland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a real pub. Real people, real ales and really friendly service. Hope it is not gentrified in the area upgrade. It was mentioned in Dickens Barnaby Rudge and hopefully it will be there for eons. By the way the swastika, mentioned in an earlier review, is a Hindu good luck symbol.

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We were staying in London close to that pub. We went there to dine and drink. We weren't disappointed: burgers were good (though we regret the meat is overcooked for a French like me) and they had a large selection of ales.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This is such a unique pub in the heart of Kings Cross. It has a very homely feel with all the knick knacks around. The staff are very friendly and there is a warm atmosphere every time I visit. They have a new food menu which beats any of the other rubbish that I have tried around the place. Every... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My daughter and I were staying near by at the Wardonia Hotel and stumbled across this charming little local pub. Very non-descript exterior and in a obscure alley location. Oh, but what a joy it was. Bartendtress was friendly and attentive, and regular patrons were free entertainment. We were there on a Friday night and place was about half full,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I liked the atmosphere in this place on a weeknight at 8:45. Locals slowly drinking themselves silly, a pleasant bartender, and 80s music. The fish and chips were tasty and not very expensive, served with mushy peas, which I love. So I'd give it an unreserved positive, except...there IS a swastika on the wall, and I found that a bit... More 

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Thetford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We were staying just round the corner in Tavistock Place and spotted this pub en route back to our hotel, and decided to try it in the evening as we needed a) somewhere to eat and b) somewhere to watch the England - Uruguay game. Got there about an hour before kick off to find it virtually empty. We started... More 

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Mansfield Notts
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We went to the Boot for a pint after staying local on a Tuesday evening and reading the reviews. We went in and waited at the bar to get served and waited 7-8 mins and there was no one there so we walked out along with other people. The place seemed shoddy and uninteresting, had plenty of time to look... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 116 Cromer Street, London WC1H 8BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighborhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7837 3842

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British
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

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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 throughout the week.
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