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263-7 Old Brompton Road | Earls Court, London SW5 9JA, England (Earls Court)
+44 (0)20 7370 1434
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Ranked #3,475 of 18,163 Restaurants in London
Price range: $0 - $61
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: British
Neighborhood: Earls Court
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: 'With more soul than a millipede wearing size 17 boots, ceilings and walls strewn with the instrumental heirlooms of a bygone bohemia, this 50s café screams throw-back. Successfully and audaciously blending 50s coffee bar, wine bar, club, music venue and breakfast bar with an easy smoothness, this live music haven is the cornerstone of Old Brompton Road, which has refreshingly resisted the modern humdrum of high street homogeny. Comfort and conviviality ooze as you can sup European classic wine offerings or New World fare, nurse a hot chocolate or bury your face in an omelette big enough to swallow you whole.' Alex HomerThe Troubadour, established in 1954, has gently expanded to include a larger cafe and live music club, an award winning garden, a specialist wine shop and comfy wine bar, a great gallery for exhibitions and parties and lastly a luxurious serviced appartment, The Garret, at the top of the building. A great place to relax while the world passes you by....
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Madrid, Spain
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I went on my own to do some work with my computer in the afternoon. The service was great, very friendly and attentive but not annoying at all. I ordered a pot of tea and stayed for over two hours. The music was very good, not too loud so I could concentrate but nice to listen to when I wanted... More 

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London, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

How have I lived in London for so many years without finding this place? Tucked away 5 minutes from Earls Court tube, it is a real experience. The food is excellent - not cheap, but worth the money. The ambience is delightful and quirky. The staff are very friendly and efficient. Papers, wifi, things to look at ...I went for... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We had a complicated booking with the Troubadour where we booked for private hire,changed the date AND then cancelled and yet they still reimbursed us by providing a birthday meal for my daughter and her friends. I cannot say how grateful I was to them for their kindness and understanding.My daughter had a fantastic time and loved it as much... More 

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France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I suspect this well placed cafe restaurant on Brompton road has seen a few too many well heeled customers who don't come to eat.. Grimy and noisy atmosphere is fantastic but they really let themselves down on the food. I ordered from the all day breakfast menu , an altruistic hippy fruit platter which arrived with a bizarre plate of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

A friend suggested this restaurant, so we decided to go for dinner on a Saturday evening after the New Year. The entrance was quite confusing as we had to get in through a side corridor. As we got in, the place was so busy that it was hard to find a table, so initially we sat at the back next... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I had the pleasure of experiencing the Troubadour's hospitality and atmosphere on a recent visit to London. Being in London for the first time, I had heard from friends who live there about this wonderful place. Its location was so easy to get to and in a great part of of London! The place was hopping when we got there... More 

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Drunen, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Nice place for a drink however the menu is somewhat limited in particular for lunches no sandwiches available but quality is reasonable

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Christchurch
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14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We had an amazing time at the Troubador when we visited and stayed in London. This is an iconic Night spot that has live bands and tons of fun people and is a must go to place in London. Funky surrounds, choice wines and beers and all things good.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This place has been open for ages which proves how good everything you have there is. Definitely, one of the best brunches I have ever had in London. Went there for some eggs Benedict which were extremely nice. Their fruit smoothies/coolers are also excellent - had the raspberry this time and it was great. The staff is extremely nice making... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I am lover of our capital city. It's arguably the greatest in the world. I have visited so many of its bars, clubs and restaurants but there isn't one that compares to the legendary Troubadour on Old Brompton Road. Every time I take a friend or visitor there for the first time the reaction is always the same. Like me... More 

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Additional Information about Troubadour

Address: 263-7 Old Brompton Road | Earls Court, London SW5 9JA, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)20 7370 1434
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Earls Court
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 61
Cuisine: British

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