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New Bloomsbury Set

#289 of 1,346 Nightlife in London
Closed Now: 4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Open today: 4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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Beyond my expectations!

Visited on Sunday evening to a warm friendly greeting, lovely decor & atmosphere, my “sherbert... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Greater London, United Kingdom
A Gorgeous Hidden Gem

I love this place. New Bloomsbury Set has such an amazing atmosphere, and is the perfect place to... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2018
London, United Kingdom
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  • Average2%
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  • Terrible2%
2 weeks ago
“Beyond my expectations!”
8 Nov 2018
“A Gorgeous Hidden Gem”
We're a friendly independent bar with great value drinks, open 7 days a week. * Free Wifi, Great Value Drinks, No syrups we use real mixers * Happy Hour every day until 8pm - Includes cocktails, wine and spirits!
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Basement, 76 Marchmont Street, WC1N 1AG, London WC1N 1AG, England
+44 20 7383 3084
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on Sunday evening to a warm friendly greeting, lovely decor & atmosphere, my “sherbert blast” made by Tom with hand crafted syrup was sensational! Can’t wait to go back!

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank christinecattle
Reviewed November 8, 2018

I love this place. New Bloomsbury Set has such an amazing atmosphere, and is the perfect place to wile an evening away. Of course the drinks are pricey, but cocktails are made in front of you, and they have a plentiful selection of spirits. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank flyingfish93
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Met some friends for early evening drinks at this lovely basement bar. I had two excellent cocktails in their Happy Hour. The staff were friendly and the bar welcoming. Will definitely be back.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

Some delightful touches to this basement bar eg. the design of the tables and chairs. Additional assets are the friendly staff and reasonably priced drinks. All much appreciated! For my tastes NBS would be raised to an even more distinctive level if the music was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Itaewon-dong
Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

Visited here with my partner for a birthday party. Small but cosy venue, drinks were really nice especially the cocktails which were 2 for £10 during 6pm to 8pm happy hour on a Saturday. Only downside were the really small toilets, very personal and can...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank petef206
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

This is a sophisticated, but friendly, gay bar doing great cocktails. The raspberry martinis were so good that I drank three of them. You have a choice between sitting at a regular table, or sitting in one of their "caves", which deal with their further...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Heather4567
Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

I visited for the first time on 21/09/17. The staff are very friendly and attentive. The drinks are reasonable and the atmosphere is lovely. I also loved their music choice. I definitely recommend the New Bloomsbury Set and I'll be coming back again soon.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Londoner863
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Friendly and cosy bar. Excellent bar tender who provided a gin and tonics from a huge selection of gins.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Canap
Reviewed May 31, 2017

Whenever I'm in Bloomsbury, I stop by New Bloomsbury Set. Reasonable prices, good selection and very friendly (clients + staff). Give it a try! :)

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank LHS3
Reviewed December 13, 2016

NBS is one of the rare gems in London. I've been to many a birthday drink here and a few networking events and I can say without a doubt that the staff and management here are second to none. It's proximity to three major London...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Imraan S
Owner_NBS, Owner at New Bloomsbury Set, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2016

Thank you so much for your very kind review. I am really pleased you're enjoying NBS and will be sure to let the team know this great feedback. Many thanks and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

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Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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November 14, 2017|
Response from Owner_NBS | Property representative |
Hi KojiKam, We sell crisp, nut and snack products at the bar. Depending on availability we can also supply Nacho's with melted cheese and salsa. Many Thanks NBS