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The Calthorpe Arms, Holborn - pub details

Calthorpe Arms
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Address: 252 Grays Inn Road, London, WC1X 8JR [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 2333) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest tube stations Russell Square (0.4 miles), Chancery Lane (0.5 miles), Holborn (0.6 miles)

Nearest train stations London Kings Cross - Thameslink (0.6 miles), Farringdon (0.6 miles), London St Pancras (0.6 miles)

Brewery: Young's

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user reviews of the Calthorpe Arms, Holborn

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Still Young’s pub no problem with quality beer there. Visited on a Saturday afternoon when full of welsh rugby shirts meaning had to awkwardly stand at bar assuming we would obscure their view of match just starting. Maybe we did because turned around after receiving beer and they’d gone! On leaving ourselves realised they had ventured across the road to London Welsh Club. Our stop off was for a pint during a pub crawl, would suggest probably more suited to this than a long stay.
ESCAMRA - 28 Mar 2018 16:01
Lovely old school boozer in the heart of Bloomsbury. Young's Special was in good condition.

Outside seating area, where unbelievably for the area, an elderly couple had come for a drive and were having a pint in their classic Citreon DS. I found this quite cute.

Worth hunting out for a classic pub experience.

Visit blogged at http://bit.ly/2vEHXrf
Mappiman - 9 Aug 2017 13:58
Excellent old school boozer with carpet and curtains, very reasonable home made food.
alebarry - 23 Sep 2016 13:55
A proper, and very reliable, street corner boozer seeling Youngs beers (and guests). I confess to being a Youngs fan and I haven't had a bad pint in there yet.
Long may it continue without being gentrified
Denmattali - 22 Jul 2015 19:54
One of the very few central london (or indeed London) pubs which has not been turned into a gastropub/effectively a restaurant (though the once I ate here the food was fine).

The beer here is always very well kept (Young's range including all the bottles as oldandmild says) and couple of others (usually including Tribute). Old time landlord, he wouldn't be everyone's cup of tea, but he keeps a good pint and runs a good pub in my view.
mike_s - 22 Jul 2015 17:00

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