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The Artillery Arms

#259 of 1,275 Nightlife in London
Closed Now: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Open today: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Great English Pub

After a day of travel I was looking for a quick meal near the Montcalm hotel late in the evening... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2016
Marc K
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River Vale, New Jersey
Good honest real pub

Decent selection of Fullers beers, a guest ale and very efficient and friendly service. A real pub... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2015
NB1957
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 Nov 2018
“Good meeting room & buffet food”
17 Jul 2018
“Thoughts of Victorian England ”
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Perched at the edge of the City of London, we’re perfectly placed to help you escape the rat race… Boasting top-notch food, and beautifully conditioned ales on tap - plus live sport and board games - you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better way to...more
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102 Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8ND, England
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Reviewed 3 January 2016

After a day of travel I was looking for a quick meal near the Montcalm hotel late in the evening. This was a great find and only a few blocks away. The menu is pretty descent and the beer selection very good. I had the...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Marc K
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Worst meal I have ever tried to eat. Informed 2 members of staff who couldn't have cared! They didn't even ask if the meal was ok at any point. Would not recommend eating here. So many other better pubs nearby.More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Tony B, Manager at The Artillery Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2015

Hi there, I'm so sorry to hear you've had a bad experience in the pub. We've had such a busy December and up until now I've had nothing but great feedback from everyone. I can only apologise that you felt your meal wasn't up to...More

Reviewed 13 December 2015

Great service and beers on offer with a good range of lunchtime food. Very popular with city folk at lunchtime. If you arrive early you can relax on the sofa with a pint or two. Usually a couple of guest beers on at any one...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Tony B, Manager at The Artillery Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2015

Thanks for the great review Chris. I hope to see you back in soon.

Reviewed 21 October 2015

The Artillery is the best pub in the EC1 area. The bar attracts a mixture of locals, suits students, and members of the L.S.O amongst others.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 17 October 2015

Decent selection of Fullers beers, a guest ale and very efficient and friendly service. A real pub with a nice atmosphere and the sound of conversation rather than intrusive background music. A relaxed pub in which you feel very at ease and comfortable. Obviously very...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank NB1957
Reviewed 27 September 2015

A relaxed, traditional London pub that overlooks the famous Bunhill Cemetery (I recommend a visit to William Blake's grave). The pub is bright & cosy, good for watching sport, or for a lovely Sunday roast and pint of ale, which I had today. Reasonably priced...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Basa666
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Have drank in here a number of times, and eaten once. The staff are friendly, welcoming and professional. Beer selection is good and quality was high. Food selection also. Great pub for sports too!

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank wild_smurf001
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Traditional English pub. Beer served was good. Nice atmosphere though a bit crowded with limited space to stand or hear each other.

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank Dorvin S
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Small pub off a main road, but can get very busy at peak times. There's some space upstairs where you can often get a table. Decent selection of beer, lager and bottles at central London prices. Friendly enough staff. I've never eaten there. Traditional chairs,...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Tony B, General Manager at The Artillery Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2015

Thanks for the review Bovvertron. We do get very busy here at peak times but we pride ourselves on our quick and friendly service even though the bar is so tiny. You'll have to try our food next time. I think you'll be pleasantly surprised....More

Reviewed 6 April 2015

A very good Sunday roast for a small pub and good value. Good range of real ales too and friendly and helpful staff.

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank John W
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