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A Victorian pub warms the cockles

We have stopped for drinks at Glasshouse Stores on several occasions now. The pub provides some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Monsieurslinky
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Samuel Smith pub

Have visited this pub a number of times when out in Piccadilly / Soho area. The beer is very good... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
AnselmColom
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London, United Kingdom
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1 week ago
“A Victorian pub warms the cockles”
21 Jan 2018
“Samuel Smith pub”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stopped for drinks at Glasshouse Stores on several occasions now. The pub provides some rustic reassurance and gently transports you back to a bygone era. The interior has a charming and slightly fusty Victorian feel about it. As far as I am concerned,...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Please do not lose your time going to this place. My friends and I had never seen an unacceptable treatment from staff. They sold us drinks and did not advise that they would be closing the place in 10 min. They approach us in a...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Have visited this pub a number of times when out in Piccadilly / Soho area. The beer is very good, and for central London it’s mega cheap. It’s a odd shape with nocks and crannies so look carefully for a seat. Gets busy as it’s...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

We visited a number of pubs in the locality during one afternoon and this was by far the quietest. As it's a Samuel Smiths pub they only have their own brewed beers which are unknown to some. As we had a number of Guinness drinkers...More

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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Stumbled over this pub whilst looking for a place to have lunch. Good food though our son with Gluten allergy got sick. Staff could not have understood the effect gluten has to a celiac. Still, the rest of us had a good meal and a...More

Thank Ketil S
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Dropped in in a Saturday evening for a drink before a show.. Initial impression was OK.. Seemed fairly quiet compared to others in the area.. Lots of nooks and crannies and bigger inside than looks from outside.. darts and pool too.. All good so far....More

1  Thank Hitisme
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

The beer is bad and pricy (~5£), the staff is unfriendly (kicked out exactly at 11 pm), restrooms are messy and we even had a hair at a pint.

1  Thank MaxMorlockkk
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came here as we saw it on Trip Advisor and we liked the name of it. A traditional London boozer. Friendly and knowledgeable staff who make recommendations. I had a bottle of Perry and my husband had a pint of 'Taddy'!!...More

1  Thank Vazbo
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We ducked in to this pub to get out of the rain and to get some lunch. Sometimes when your are not expecting it you get lucky. We went in and ordered drinks, I had a pint of Taddy, which I had not tried before....More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Probably the worst pub experience I've had, could have been completely avoided but the staff here are beyond rude - clearly hate their jobs and other human beings. All was well, we were halfway through our second drink, when the barman came around and started...More

1  Thank Ruth W
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