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Lord John Russell Pub

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Address: 96 Marchmont Street | Cartwright Gardens, London WC1N 1AG, England
Phone Number: 020 7388 0500
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11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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Friendly old school pub

Popped in for the first time today, just for a quick drink but stayed for a couple as the staff were polite and the atmosphere was very good. Nice feel to the pub, good selection... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2016
matt H
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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17 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Had the Scotsman Ale here, nice cozy spot to drink and hang with friends. Unfortunately, we went pretty late and almost to closing time, so we couldn't spend much time here

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Thank Praveen K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

I love it. Good place to have a pint. Old fashion pub. Price is OK and they have several types of beer. Opens until late. I just keep coming back.

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Popped in for their roast, 8.95. Ok so that is cheap but expensive for what you get. Had roast chicken, the meat had odd texture and taste. i would say had been cooked and kept warm in steam?!?! Roast spuds, bought frozen and yorkshire pud small and again bought in. I think all food from a v cheap supermarket including... More 

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Tillicoultry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

A sunday night and they do a good sundayy dinner. Service was brisk and the food wabs fine. The bar had a selection of cask ales from various breweries outside London. The peple were friendly and it had comfortable . I will make a point to pop in there when I am in London.

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Thank ochil4
Glasgow
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Nothing special. Went for a drink one night. Very bright. Lots of English stuff-flags etc. Brash, loud. I wouldn't make any special effort to get to this spot

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We dined here on Sunday evening (the only day they are opened for dinner and the place was filled. It was" pubish" and friendly

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Thank M F
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Popped in for the first time today, just for a quick drink but stayed for a couple as the staff were polite and the atmosphere was very good. Nice feel to the pub, good selection of beers, i didnt try the food as it was a flying drink only stop off but I will next time as the food selection... More 

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Thank matt H
Cumbria
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this place today whilst wandering around waiting for a train. Really friendly barman, good atmosphere, beer and cheap good quality food!! Try it out

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

After needing a bite to eat on my way to the train station I chose this pub for lunch based on the overall ratings. The choice of beers was good - not many have wheat beer on tap which is always a plus in my books. The interior was fairly standard for a pub and I could imagine the seats... More 

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France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

A perfect choice to relax, taste London beers, good choice of wines and enjoy the warm atmosphere. The only disappointment is that they no longer served food after 8h30 p.m. Nice terrace for smokers.

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