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The Monkey Puzzle

#169 of 1,360 Nightlife in London
Open Now: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Great Pub. Visit this place

It is hard to find a place to start anywhere else but the courtyard and the monkey puzzle tree. I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Windsor, Canada
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Best pub for visitor to London

Visited whilst on a business trip to London staying at a local hotel, well presented establishment... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
Royton, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“Great Pub. Visit this place”
Sep 24, 2018
“Best pub for visitor to London”
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30 Southwick Street, London W2 1JQ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is hard to find a place to start anywhere else but the courtyard and the monkey puzzle tree. I haven’t seen one before and it is one weird plant. The interior is typical English pub cozy and cheery. Good selection of English cask ale...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

Visited whilst on a business trip to London staying at a local hotel, well presented establishment with a plesant atmosphere. Very friendly, proffesional and help staff and excellent food at affordable prices

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mortman2216
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Evening Meal was lovely but it was too hot in the restaurant area. They were busy as school holidays and didn't have much choice of eating slots. Stayed overnight. Rooms too hot. There were fans provided but the rooms needed air conditioning. Asked for extra...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jeanette B
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Loved this place nothing but good points . The staff and the owner so welcoming . The food was lovely ,could not ask for more . Outside dining perfect for summer . The toilets spotless as is the pub . We spent most nights eating...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

We came here with some friends and had a warm welcome great time (even the World Cup semi final didn’t put us off) Great beer and an ideal location in a quiet(ish) spot near Paddington station.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rogerh398
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for an easy pub meal in this area before going to a show. This was a good choice- very welcoming and efficient service. Lots of locals enjoying the sunny afternoon on the terrace. My fish and chips was delicious and the House...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 388lekhaa
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Enjoying our drinks sitting outside in the fresh air on this busy Friday afternoon ( 17:30 ) Most of the area is booked for an event. Staff are good

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank samiremile
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

I went there for lunch on Friday. Almost empty. We chose Cumberland sausages and mashed patatoes. Very good, tasty and abundant (3 sausages and plenty of great mashed patatoes). My pint of cider was in line with expectations. Service was very friendly and helpful. Definitively...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jamesequity
Reviewed February 20, 2018

You feel welcome the minute you walk in. Great drink menu with craft beer on tap. The food is top with some thing for every one. Enjoyed every minute of our visit. The owner came by to ask about our meal and sat to chat....More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank larry f
Reviewed February 13, 2018

Warm welcome, fantastic atmosphere. We felt at home while dining and enjoying the ambience. A big thank you We will absolutely come back !

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Kim J
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