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The Hereford Arms

#209 of 17,932 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
South Kensington
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
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127 Gloucester Road, London SW7 4TE, England
+44 20 7370 4988
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Today
12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Broadway, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

So to the Hereford arms, we were in London for a short break and were attracted to the pub by the reviews on trip advisor. It's buzzy and busy in the evening, the restaurant is set to one side of the main room. Service is good, friendly and efficient, menu nice and varied with specials and a good wine list.... More 

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Thank Stephen H
San Diego, California
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169 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We especially like their Sunday Roast. Traditional but updated. Their beers are very good as we like Fuller's. The decor is old story, wood, few tables made from sewing machines, separate area fr food but you can get it anywhere. Outside area, too.

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Thank wgroves
California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were recommended this place by a cabbie after visiting the Natural History Museum In South Kensington. Great food, service and beer selection. I would highly recommend this place for food, service and the vibe was great. Here's the itinerary: Hit museum row in the morning, have a great lunch at Hereford, walk it off heading back to the Kensington... More 

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Bondurant, Iowa, United States
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our concierge recommended this for a great pub lunch. Our family agreed after several other tries that this was the best fish and chips we had on our trip.

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Thank Laurel513
Norwich, United Kingdom
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270 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here for lunch but all the tables had been reserved in the dining area and also the bar area. We managed to occupy arm chairs and small table just being vacated and ordered drinks which were served to us by pleasant staff. Very busy as it was a Sunday lunchtime. A pleasant atmosphere with lots of people making conversation... More 

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Thank Hackford
london
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ourserver, Nausher, was excellent! he was very friendly, and helpful. Given no one from our gourp of 6 about is familiar with the various beers on tap, he brought a sample of several local brews so we could taste before ordering. Food was very good and nice sized portions. We will definitely go back!

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Thank mhk34
North East
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here before on a previous visit to London. The pub has a good atmosphere but this visit I found the menu choice a bit limited. I made the mistake of choosing the Mussels from the ''chefs specials' on the blackboard. They were very disappointing! Although the cider & bacon sauce was tasty the mussels were so small .... not... More 

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Thank Pamela7g
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in as it was local to where we were staying Cider was nice and good selection of bottled cider We both decided the menu was both interesting and exciting and we'll worst the money Had a really great meal , warm plates , well cooked and delicious. Can't fault it

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Thank Steve G
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent atmospheric and busy pub/eaterie. Large and very nice Sunday lunch served by pleasant and accommodating staff. Well recommended

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Thank andrew d
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great pub with friendly service. The price of beer in London is beginning to scare me !! but hey ho. Good quality establishment. Well worth a visit if you are in the area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 Gloucester Road, London SW7 4TE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > South Kensington
  • Neighbourhood: South Kensington
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7370 4988

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall) such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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