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“Never got served?! Too bad because it looked good.” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Bolton

The Bolton
Ranked #13,993 of 22,217 Restaurants in London
Price range: USD 10 - USD 15
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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Good for: Groups, Bar Scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Neighbourhood: South Kensington
Description: The Bolton is right in the heart of Kensington, meaning we've got our finger on the pulse of everything rushing by - but we also provide a comfortable haven for you to gather together and enjoy a few drinks from our superb range. Good hospitality has always been a cornerstone of our pub on Earls Court Road, which was built in 1892 as The Bolton Hotel - and our original features include a double-height ceiling and snug fireplace, as well as a function room for parties. We're ideally located for trips to Earls Court exhibition centre, the Natural History Museum and Chelsea Football Ground. So how about lunch or dinner after a few hours of exploring?
Atlanta, GA
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“Never got served?! Too bad because it looked good.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2012

We attempted to eat O'Neills last night but was never able to get served. My family of 5 (3 teen daughters, my wife and I) walked in and waited a few minutes at the door trying to decide if we should seat ourselves. After asking the server we sat at a table by the side door where the server repeatedly walked by us for 15 minutes, getting drinks for others, delivering food, and cleaning tables, not once acknowledging us or making eye contact. The pub was less than a quarter full so I can't imagine she was swamped. I wish I knew if and how I had annoyed her in some way because that at least would explain it.

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“tasty!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2012

Excellent dinner for excellent price! Have the hamburger with the Irish Relish sauce and you're gonna wanna return there again and again :)

Visited November 2011
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