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Marlborough Arms

#5,136 of 18,470 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$, British,
36 Torrington Place | Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7LY, England
+44 20 7636 0120
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  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“burger” (6 reviews)
“pub food” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
36 Torrington Place | Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7LY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mid-week lunch with some colleagues. The place was busy, but only two staff on. They did warn us about a long wait for food, but when it came it was really disappointing. Toasted sandwich was greasy although the chips were fine. Have had much better...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good beer, good atmosphere, not crowded but busy.... lots of people eating so had fish and chips very tasty. Worth a visit if in area.

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outstanding atmosphere, and drinks. reasonable pricing, and staff was attentive to us. We enjoyed a Saturday with the locals, enjoyed some Football/Soccer on the TVs as well.

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this pub just up the road from our hotel. Cosy, nice atmosphere, plenty of room. Food was really nice and reasonably priced. Would definitely pop back when we visit London again.

Thank Joolsmay
Reviewed April 3, 2018

Just stopped in for a bite to eat and a drink. Drinks quickly served and meal delivered quickly as well. All in all, a pleasant time was had by all.

Thank MarkyMark1966
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Marlborough Arms is a really good neighbourhood pub with a loot of good beer, and a cozy atmosphere.

Thank pia1969
Reviewed March 18, 2018

We visited here in May and enjoyed a few beverages. The beer was cold and so was the white wine which was good. Great decor.

Thank SuiteAsOuzo
Reviewed March 5, 2018

A first time visit here, and very impressed. It's a lovely pub, with great atmosphere, good service, welcoming staff and although we didn't eat here the food looked good and the menu extensive.

Thank NigelnTracey
Reviewed February 22, 2018

We popped in for a family meal whilst travelling across London. The service throughout was very friendly. The pub was fairly busy but food was served promptly and was very good pub grub. There was a very good selection of ales on offer which was...More

Thank Mick W
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Been using the Marlborough for the last 5 years since I began working in this pat of London. They always make my colleagues and myself welcome my colleagues are here more often than me. Wide Range of different lagers and ales, food is normal pub...More

Thank Chiefbossa127
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Torrington Place | Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7636 0120
  • E-mail
The Marlborough Arms is a beautiful, old fashioned pub located in the heart of London on Torrington Place in Bloomsbury. Our iconic pub food menu is packed with Great British pub food classics, including iconic dishes like our hand-battered fish and chips, pie and mash and succulent burgers. Our drinks include a great range of real ales and an extensive wine list.
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