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The Cumberland Arms, West Kensington - pub details

Cumberland Arms
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Address: 29 North End Road, West Kensington, London, W14 8SZ [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 953) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest tube stations Kensington (Olympia) (0.3 miles), West Kensington (0.3 miles), Barons Court (0.3 miles)

Nearest train stations Kensington Olympia (0.3 miles), West Brompton (0.8 miles), London Paddington (2.2 miles)

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> Current user rating: 6.8/10 (rated by 50 users)
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user reviews of the Cumberland Arms, West Kensington

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A no nonsense gastro pub if there is such a thing - friendly service, ter5rific but not overly fussy food and good ales (sadly, the lunchtime nature of my visit midweek prevented me from indulging). West Kensington is a fascinating area - a bit in between and quite mixed in income. Less scuzzy than 20 years ago but still not completely gentrified. This is a great option if you are attending anything at Olympia.
BoehmBawerk - 14 Apr 2016 16:17
Definitely the best bar in this area of London. The staff understand the meaning of service with a smile. Old style dcor, including a burning fireplace, make this a much loved boozer frequented by locals and travellers alike. A range of real ales was on offer. My only gripe would be for the pretentious menu. The food itself was very nice but also very expensive.
Mr.Raffles - 30 Oct 2012 20:26
I'm surprised nobody has reviewed this place for a couple of years. I was here on a midweek lunchtime and it wasn't overly busy inside. Although there were a few on tables just outside, enjoying the unseasonal weather. Our primary purpose here was business and dining. But we did sample a couple of ales, of which there were 3 - Harveys Sussex Bitter, Otter Bitter & St Austell Tribute. Cider was Aspalls. I must say that the food was good, especially the fresh bread and the sizeable doorstop sandwiches. Seemed to be more of a food-oriented pub, as opposed to a typical boozer. But it may have just been the time of day.
blue_scrumpy - 29 Mar 2012 20:01
A pub refurbed in what the designers think an old pub should look like (stripped back to the wood floors tables etc) though it's a reasonable attempt. had three ales on - went for the Hogs back TEA which was vinegary and on the turn. Took it back and the barman pulled some and tried it himslef before agreeing and turning the pumpclip round and offering an alternative (Otter in this case) which was a decent pint. Would drop in againif in the vicinity.
anonymous - 15 Jul 2010 17:37
If you want to wait over an hour for a measley salad and a bowl of tasteless pasta at 10+ then this is the place for you. The service is appalling and the food is dire. Due to the time it takes for the food to reach the table this isn't a lunch time option as you need at least 2 hours (1 of hunger) in order to get any sustenance. The management should be ashamed of themselves!
Horton - 25 Jun 2010 14:34

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