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Deceptively spacious

From the outside the Arena Tavern doesn’t really look that inviting. However once inside it is a... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
Robin M
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Letchworth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Nice place to down a pint of decent real ale

I tend to get in here for a quick beer. There is always some kind of decent real aleon sale with... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
thomaspsmith
,
Letchworth, United Kingdom
via mobile
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3 Arena Parade, Letchworth SG6 3BY, England
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

From the outside the Arena Tavern doesn’t really look that inviting. However once inside it is a bit like the tardis - it goes back quite a long away and the beers on offer are quite extensive. A pleasant way to have a few drinks...More

2  Thank Robin M
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

I tend to get in here for a quick beer. There is always some kind of decent real aleon sale with the occasional brew of superb real ale available in a quiet, unassuming manner. The staff are always friendly and the ambience is usually ok...More

1  Thank thomaspsmith
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Back for our pre curry drink - our group of 20 was brilliantly looked after again and welcomed as if we are every day regulars...we come here about once every six months and the attentive and welcoming staff make every one of our visits the...More

1  Thank Davidsmith33
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Popped in here while we were waiting for our film to start at the cinema round the corner. Was lovely - very friendly, welcoming staff and atmosphere. Cosy place with a roaring fire at one end, lots of locals hanging out, and nice beer. Will...More

1  Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is a small independent drinking establishment. located in the town centre opposite a very large carpark and very close to all the shops.

1  Thank lesleywoods1
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This pub is an unusual place in the fact that it's very old school in the setting, brilliant atmosphere, lovely staff and good range of drinks.

1  Thank Susan C
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

It took a while for us to discover this wee cracker but it's now our pub of choice in Letchworth. The bar staff are friendly and service is quick. There are always lots of new ales in tap with a few regular pumps. You don't...More

1  Thank JamaBhoy
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We pop in here quite a lot, always friendly staff, it is just a nice old fashioned pub to have a drink or or two in

1  Thank normanHertfordshire
Reviewed 17 December 2016

The uninspiring entrance belies the great old fashioned pub behind. It is suprisingly spacious and often has a open fire in winter. It has a great range of beers at very good prices and the staff are friendly and helpful. By far the best pub...More

1  Thank m2smayo_12
Reviewed 1 October 2016

to small. toilets up stairs. gets very very packed. when fires a light, fare to hot in there. should be made bigger & shut down. pissed people hanging a round out side,not good.

2  Thank pegzzzzzz
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