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The Drayton Arms

) #7,445 of 18,119 Restaurants in London $$ - $$$ , , British
153 Old Brompton Road | South Kensington, London SW5 0LJ, England
+44 20 7835 2301
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
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CUISINES
Pub, Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
153 Old Brompton Road | South Kensington, London SW5 0LJ, England
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Reviewed April 27, 2017

Nice pub, good atmosphere and friendly helpful staff, except the food wss a let down.we checked on line and was impressed but alas it failed to live up to expectationsMore

1  Thank flannersWatford
General Manager A, Manager at The Drayton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2017

Dear FlannersWatford, We are extremely disappointed to hear you did not enjoy the food, it is not what we aim for. We are in the process of implementing a new kitchen team which will bring the food quality to higher standards. We'd like to hear...More

Reviewed April 8, 2017

Good atmosphere, good crowd, very friendly staff, delicious burger and wide choice of beer. I highly recommend it!

1  Thank Guillaume M
General Manager A, Manager at The Drayton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2017

Hi Guillaume, Thank you for the stellar review! The team is delighted to hear you enjoyed every aspect of our pub. Come back soon! Kind Regards, The Drayton Arms Team

Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a quick pint (which was good) bar had a reasonable selection of real ales and craft beers. The menu look good with an interesting selection so certainly plan to go back and try. There is also a theatre upstairs which also needs...More

Thank KevMac1960
General Manager A, Manager at The Drayton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2017

Dear KevMec1960, Thank you for your review, the team is delighted to know you enjoyed our selection of ales and beers. Pop back in for a meal some time soon. Kind Regards, The Drayton Arms Team

Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

Had a great night out at the Drayton with a group of friends. Food was good and a good selection of wines and craft beers. Our server Sophie was delightful very friendly and helpful.

Thank ann c
General Manager A, Manager at The Drayton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2017

Dear Ann C, We appreciate you taking the time to review us and are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit! Come back soon! Kind Regards, The Drayton Arms Team

Reviewed March 29, 2017

I like this pub very much, it is my local and the staff are always very friendly and attentive. I regularly go there for sunday lunch, however, I must say that the standard has dropped significantly in the last month. Last Sunday, for example, I...More

Thank BarcelonaPaulo24
General Manager A, Manager at The Drayton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2017

Hi BarcelonaPaulo24, Thank you for taking the time to review the pub. I'd really appreciate it if you could get in touch to give more detailed feedback on the food, so that I can feed it back to our chefs and to discuss if there...More

Reviewed March 27, 2017

Terrible craving for Sunday roast, went to this local spot for a bite. They are very nice, beer is good and the beef roast may be the worst I have ever been served, dry, rubbery- just awful with a yorkshire pudding that was so dry...More

Thank bcd b
General Manager A, Manager at The Drayton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2017

Dear bcd b, Thank you for taking the time to review us and your compliments to the service. We're very sorry to hear about your bad experience with our Sunday Roast. This is not what we aim for, please do get in touch with more...More

Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Excellent selection of beer and liquor. What more could you ask for in a pub? Do yourself a favor and stop here!More

Thank Joe T
General Manager A, Manager at The Drayton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2017

Thank you, Joe, for taking the time to feedback about the Drayton Arms. I'm so glad that you had a good time here and liked our selection of drinks. I do hope we can welcome you back here again sometime soon. Kind regards Leigh Phillips...More

Reviewed March 8, 2017

My wife and I wanted to take our friend for a decent pint and meal The staff here could not have been more helpful. We had a bottle of white wine and our guest had a beer or two. All of us had fish &...More

Thank Ynot R
General Manager A, Manager at The Drayton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback it is really appreciated. I will pass your feedback onto the team about the great service you received. I do hope we can welcome you back here again soon. Best wishes Leigh Phillips General Manager

Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

Visited here with two friends and was really disappointed with the Sunday lunch. The meat portion was tiny, the veg was cold and the yorkshires were flat. I did complain about that meat portion size and they did bring another tiny portion to compensate but...More

Thank kattimlin
General Manager A, Manager at The Drayton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2017

Dear Kattimlin, I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your starters but I'm so sorry that you did not find our Sunday lunch to your satisfaction. We do take time to ensure that what we offer is comparable in quantity and price to the other...More

Reviewed March 3, 2017

How often is it that an American who frequents London often can actually find her own "Local"? Well that's just what I did! I feel as if I have found a little gem in the heart of a big city! The staff of Drayton Arms...More

1  Thank msaev
General Manager A, Manager at The Drayton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2017

Hi Annie Thank you so much for your lovely review. Its always a pleasure to serve you here at the Drayton. I will pass your kind words onto Ricki too. I'm so glad that you enjoy our open fire and the heated patio. I do...More

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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque
white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's
easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with
superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and
Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely
child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to
mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall)
such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 Old Brompton Road | South Kensington, London SW5 0LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > South Kensington
  • Neighborhood: South Kensington
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7835 2301
  • E-mail
Description
The Drayton Arms Dining and Theatre is an eclectic mix of trusty local pub, stylish South Kensington nightspot and fabulous fringe Theatre. As sunlight floods through our floor to ceiling windows, soak up the imposing Jacobean features with a pint of real ale or over our hangover-busting brunch. On Saturday night, trade in your pint for a Cosmopolitan and embrace the sophistication of our prestigious postcode with laidback aplomb. Upstairs you will find a cosy 50 seat fringe theatre, with delightful shows every day including old favourites, new writing, cabaret and comedy.
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