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The Cambria London

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Lovely staff and environment, but food let it down...

Visited The Cambria for Sunday lunch for my sister's birthday in December 2018. Despite booking in... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2018
Bryony M
Nice pub but...

First time at this place. Its a lovely pub in regards to design and stuff working there. A lady... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
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4 Dec 2018
“Lovely staff and environment, but food let it down...”
1 Sep 2018
“Great Food”
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Reviewed 4 December 2018

Visited The Cambria for Sunday lunch for my sister's birthday in December 2018. Despite booking in advance, the food was not ideal. We got two small potatoes each and when we asked for more (we were willing to pay extra) they said they didn't have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bryony M
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Visiting from Australia and was recommended this pub for a great meal. The interior decor was very English with plenty of antique furniture creating a warm and quirky atmosphere. We had an exceptional meal for a good price. We had the Heirloom tomatoe small plate...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank lemonsqueezeweez
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Exceptional place real good atmoshire, I attend this bar around 3 times a week. The staff are a real delight very friendly and welcoming. The food here is very tastey and good portion sizes too. Excellent value for money.Big thumbs up for the cambria from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank Kyle A
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I was at The Cambria to celebrate a friends 40th birthday. The venue was in the 1st floor over the pub. The pub itself was awesome. Lovely interior. I really like the style and ambience. They also had a nice little backyard! The experience in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Anne Marie L
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Any other pub on a sunny Saturday in London would be busy and have a buzz of an atmosphere but the Cambria was dead. Poor food options, with one vegetarian option and no vegan options. The food that is on offer is overpriced and not...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

What used to be a vibrant pub is now more like a ghost town. It really feels like the wind is blowing through the place and sadly not the winds of change. To excuse as same old same old doesn't even come close. Overpriced food...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank ThePartidges
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

First time at this place. Its a lovely pub in regards to design and stuff working there. A lady working behind the bar very nice and friendly woman! However the food. I don't know maybe our food wasn't good because we ordered to late ?...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

We once had a few lovely evenings at this pub. That was back in the days when it served Harvey's and had scarcely a whiff of Dulwich mumminess about it. But, last time, a 40 year old skateboarder serenaded us on his wheels of steel...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

We were there for a function ,so we had the upstairs rooms . We were told if we did a minimum spend, there's be no hire fee. The staff couldn't have been more helpful, even the guys who helped tidy up the leftover food we...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank PaulR0cks
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

I first came here a few years ago and now have been back a few times. The beer selection is great, especially for lagers but the wines are even better. We had food and have never been let down, especially at reasonable prices. Its in...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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