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Address: 23 Great Castle Street, London, W1G 0HY [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 2459) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest tube stations Oxford Circus (0.1 miles), Bond Street (0.3 miles), Goodge Street (0.5 miles)

Nearest train stations London Charing Cross (1 mile), London Marylebone (1.1 miles), London Euston (1.1 miles)

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> Current user rating: 5.3/10 (rated by 31 users)
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Honestly I can't believe some people, I visited this Pub many times as a London most recently on the Sat17/05/14 the staff were very nice and quick at serving you the music (8 piece Band) was out of this world and all was in a nice clean big venue even if you wanted to have a nice dinner with no Music you can go downstaires to the dinner room. What more can you ask for from a PUB. I recommand it to anyone.
Tonybig1 - 23 May 2014 15:49
Another city centre dump. Went here saturday night & i was relatively quiet. However service was pants & the "clubby" dance music was deafening.
How Greene King can put its namew to this place i dont know.
Wrong on all levels
fatbastardo - 28 Feb 2013 13:50
We had an excellent meal at this pub on Saturday 4 February. Well presented and perfectly cooked! The staff were friendly and attentive. Lovely atmosphere and a Warm welcome on a very cold day. Definitely recommend this pub and one to visit again when next in London.
Bathvisitor7 - 5 Feb 2012 09:22
This huge place always seems empty and it's a bit of a mystery how it stays in business. Although it's a Greene King pub, their own real ales are very poor and expensive compared with the same beers elsewhere (The Abbot ale in Wetherspoons pubs is normally better and a lot cheaper). Somehow this place always makes me want to leave as quickly as possible. Not a bad location though, and certainly potential for a successful pub/bar here I think if anyone wants to give it a go.
fluiman - 31 Jan 2012 11:52
Went in to get something to eat but the general stickyness and the state of the glasses (after already having to get a clean one) put us off. Plenty of better options around there
popalug - 17 May 2011 17:02

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