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Quiet meal and a drink

Really good quality food and an a fair selection of ales inside is a bit dated but clean bar staff... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2017
Alan Y
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Interesting

At first glance you'll be wondering what's to see here however it's the history of course! If... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2016
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Oct 18, 2017
“Quiet meal and a drink ”
Nov 5, 2017
“An ordinary part of inner London!”
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Filled with stately Georgian squares and mazes of small, winding streets, this part of London evokes the life and times of such literary greats as Dickens, Thackeray, Wilde, Woolf, Yeats and Eliot.
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Holborn tube station | 88-94 Kingsway, London, England
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Reviewed November 5, 2017

While staying in London again, one day we took a reasonably long stroll through this neighbourhood after having visited the University of London. There are a number of academic institutions located in the area as well as the British Museum. The area is home to...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

Really good quality food and an a fair selection of ales inside is a bit dated but clean bar staff very helpfull as was the manager, enjoyed our night out if your looking for quality and reasonable price food it's very good

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Reviewed August 24, 2017

As previous reviews have correctly pointed out,there is not necessarily an awful lot of interest occurring in Old Bloomsbury.I was here today for approximately 10 hours and wandered the streets.The British Museum looks wonderful as too the various parks dotted around the vicinity but every...More

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Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

At first glance you'll be wondering what's to see here however it's the history of course! If you're not a history buff then you may enjoy the old buildings here as well as the tight streets reminiscent of old London. Lovely area for a casual...More

1  Thank Amin A
Reviewed June 22, 2015

In medieval times Bloomsbury used to be called Lomesbury or Lomsbury and the manor and village is thought to have been roughly on the site of the present Bloomsbury Square. The Royal Mews was once here. Nowadays the area generally known as Bloomsbury is bounded...More

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Reviewed June 7, 2015

There is no reason to go there except on your way to the British Museum, if you go there by metro and stop at Holborn.

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Reviewed February 5, 2015

Bloomsbury is the district of London just north of the British Museum. It is famous for being the haunt of literary types and intellectuals. There are no specific landmarks, it is more a place to wander and stumble upon points of interest. A walk from...More

3  Thank Jolyon67
Reviewed November 27, 2011

While I managed to find some small laneways criss-crossing behing Holborn Station, I did not find it to be particularly interesting. Perhaps if you are a fan of the authors above, the area might inspire you a little more, but I did not find the...More

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