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Sir Colin Campbell, Kilburn

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A bit of a Doctor Who kind of experience - as in stepping from Mogadishu High Street into a bar in 1971 Ballyturbet. No proper ale, so I plumped for the lager (should have gone for Guinness really but only realised that afterwards). Nice friendly lady behind the bar and a very clean pub throughout. The one or two locals did seem to echo that 'I wouldn't talk to your pigs so why should I talk to you' unwelcoming kind of mentality but I quite liked the place based on this visit.
Snarling_Mallard - 9 Sep 2011 18:36
There are lots of advertisements adorning the walls of this U-shaped Irish pub advertising traditional music on Friday and Saturday nights, but it was very depressing during my Saturday afternoon visit.

There are a couple of TVs at the badly lit rear, but no Sky Sports and surprisingly the Guinness wasnít up to scratch. The barman was a nice chap, but I go the feeling that the old boys in attendance would have preferred it if I had walked past the pub.

There is a dartboard, but there was seating on the oche and Iím not sure that Iíd want to stay for a game anyway.

Iím a big fan of Irish pubs, but not this one.
Strongers - 15 Nov 2009 23:47
As for Trad. Irish Music and Irish songs it was a great Pub to be in for St. Patrickís Night / Weekend and during Easter , with its usual Saturday Irish Music session . Conversation referring to the Auld Country and of times past were heard frequently through the evening and night . The Quiz Master who holds the regular Thursday night Quiz contributed his pennyís worth as usual . Very enjoyable .
Take it from J i g s ( Jim In Good Spirits )
Jigs - 26 Mar 2008 22:09
On Saturday nights thereís a very good Irish Traditional Music sit down session . With visiting singers and musicians participating . On occasions regular drinkers are asked to sing , worth keeping quiet for and listening to . It's great to know there is still a Trad. Irish Music session following in Kilburn High Road N W 6 . Will visit the Pub again on Saturday nights . Worth going there for the good Guinness . Appreciative and welcoming .
Jigs - 7 Mar 2008 19:20
Nice feel to the Pub . Friendly and courteous staff . With people participating in events such as the Quiz evening , the Friday night sing song and Saturday Traditional Irish music session . Bus 16 , 32 , 189 , 316 , 98 , 28 , N 16 , N 98 .
anonymous - 1 Oct 2007 00:15
Sociable and friendly atmosphere.
Two T V screens. Show all major sporting events.

Thursday evening is the Pub Quiz. A great laugh. Plenty wind ups.
Friday night there is Music and sing along over the Microphone. Enjoyable.
Saturday night - Trad. Irish Music sit down session around the table. Everyone welcome to join in.
anonymous - 6 Sep 2007 01:35
A rather dull and boring horseshoe shaped pub with bright interior, newish looking furniture and quite devoid of anything that stands out other than its blandness. Plain mirrors, plain walls, plain ceiling, in fact it is all very er, plain. The beers are also equally exciting, the usual mass produced kegs and lagers. The locals are friendly enough but are generally the oiled up variety there to watch horse racing and who tend to spontaneously burst into song at the slightest drop of a Frank Sinatra reference. Itís all very depressing or amusing depending on your outlook but overall, the pub is really not worth spending too much time over other than to get away from a crowd.
RogerB - 14 Feb 2007 12:34
Step back in time! Friendly old mans drinking pub.
Annie1976 - 27 Jul 2006 14:42
Fantastic old school pub. Very friendly staff and always made to fell welcome. Head on in if your keen to have a catch to friendly Irish locals, throw a few darts around or just sip on a beer or 3. Would reccommend to all.
Curnwah11 - 1 Jun 2006 15:35
yeah,..only go in here as a kinda self-test,...when i went, it was a case of; "as i entered the room, all heads turned". Managed to stay for two pints,.. but that was only cos i had the dual crutches of a newspaper and the fruity....without these, i woulda just stayed for the one and woulda probably endured it in a seat facing the wall.
kmcs - 22 Aug 2005 14:04
Must agree with that. Went here about 10 years ago and felt very uncomfortable.
anonymous - 15 Oct 2004 12:19
on the high street, but feels like a small back-street boozer,. very small, but has the original 2 separate bars . a drinkers' pub for the ingigenous locals, old-school, little-changed interior .
dan - 30 Jul 2004 16:21

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