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Ground Floor Bar

#939 of 1,275 Nightlife in London
Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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Great decor, terrible service and average food

We had already been walking for about an hour when we decided to try the Ground Floor Bar for a... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2015
Surrey, United Kingdom
Stylish bistro in portobello road

Nice inside with old elegant chairs. The service is slow. Food nice. I ate the quinoa burger it was... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2015
Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good7%
  • Average7%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible23%
Aug 13, 2015
“Tasteless, throw-a-way music that doesn't have any soul or groove!”
Jul 4, 2015
“Great decor, terrible service and average food”
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186 Portobello Road | Notting Hill, London W11 1LA, England
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Reviewed August 13, 2015

My friend who lives locally suggested we paid a vist to the Ground Floor bar last Friday evening for a drink and a bite to eat. Both of us being avid music lovers were told that there was a Dj playing that night. A very...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed July 4, 2015

We had already been walking for about an hour when we decided to try the Ground Floor Bar for a late breakfast on a Saturday - we were starving, having waited in another cafe for 20 minutes to place our order and finally walked out...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed May 16, 2015

Lunch on a saturday. Food arrived 45min later. Staff paid no attention at all. The fish and chips (£13) was the tiniest I have ever seen, there was more batter than fish. The service charge on the bill was 12.5% instead of 10%. I went...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed February 28, 2015

Brunch on Saturday. Full English breakfast £10. It arrived 35 minutes later..... One sausage, two pieces of bacon, One tomato, one slice of black pudding, a dollop of scrambled eggs, a HALF mushroom & one piece of toast..... we had to request salt & pepper...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

Nice inside with old elegant chairs. The service is slow. Food nice. I ate the quinoa burger it was delicious first time I ate a burger like that. Lemon tart delicious too. On Tuesday they make 50% discount if you follow the restaurant on Instagram....More

Thank CarmenAndre
Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

Great layout, very friendly and welcoming staff and fantastic cocktails. I recommend quiz night on a Sunday!

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Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

Stopped for lunch while visiting the market. Wonderful food and atmosphere. Service is a little off but that could be because it was a weekday and only 2 servers working.

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank MexicoDawn
Reviewed June 4, 2013

I had a couple of cocktails in this place last Saturday and after a dinner at the restaurant upstairs. the service was superb and very friendly, i really recommend that place. To be honest it's the place to be for a nice date on Portobello...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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Reviewed June 4, 2013

Myself and some friends were at the Ground Floor Bar Thursday night for a few drinks, we had intended to go to the electric cinema (across the road) after but instead ended up spending the whole night at ground floor bar (confusing name, the restaurant...More

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank chris m
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