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Lord John Russell Pub

96 Marchmount Street | Cartwright Gardens, London WC1N 1AG, England
+44 20 7388 0500
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Continues to be a Great Place

We have been staying in the Russell Square area for the last 12 years, and a visit to this pub is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Frank G
Received worst welcome ever at this pub on any of our visits to London.

Wife and me had just rushed from the Apollo on Shaftsbury Ave, via tube, to have a quick drink... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Durham, United Kingdom
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96 Marchmount Street | Cartwright Gardens, London WC1N 1AG, England
+44 20 7388 0500
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been staying in the Russell Square area for the last 12 years, and a visit to this pub is always a must. Being in an academic area, there is always interesting people to converse with, and the beer is great. Chat up the...More

Thank Frank G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wife and me had just rushed from the Apollo on Shaftsbury Ave, via tube, to have a quick drink here before going back to our hotel near KX, only to be asked by the nasty little dreadlocked barman if we had just arrived. When I...More

Thank topcatlz1010
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Found this little pub while walking. Very reasonable prices for london. The food was really good and a varied menu. Staff friendly and helpful. Good selection of beer, it was quite noisy but that all adds to the athmosphere.

Thank Momajon61
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Great proper pub in touching distance of the three northern train stations. Good selection of real ales and lagers at a very good price.

Thank DarrenHird1977
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Seating is normally reserved for those who are eating, so we managed to get a seat quite quickly. Service quick & polite. Food very good value. Nice atmosphere & friendly staff. I'd recommend it for a lunchtime bite.

Thank Mandy A
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Spent an amazing 3 days in London staying nearby and sought out the Lord John Russell and was'nt disappointed pure old London pub great beers cold enough even for us Aussies great atmosphere friendly staff and locals, we will be back

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Visited in April as we were on a football trip. Definitely the vest pub we found in London by a mile. Visited every day we were there, and having an outaide drinking/smoking zone is awesome!! The barman was great!

Thank Orkney_13
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Friendly staff and people in this traditional London pub. Recommend the Cloudy Cider ....will definitely visit again.

Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Extremely friendly bar staff, very welcoming. Excellent outdoor seating and a good, clean pint. Food was good as well.

Thank Finstoon
Reviewed 16 March 2017

... you enter part without scruple, go straight to the counter... ...ordering the pint that you like best, ... mustache whitening foam, first a small sip, then a big gulp, you empty the contents up to see the bottom if you see the local through...More

Thank raoulhood
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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