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Manetta’s Bar

9 stars
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Open Monday-Sunday midday-11pm

The blurb

Hidden away in the subterranean level of the stylish-but-inconspicuous Flemings Mayfair Hotel lies a sumptuous drinking den that feels both secretive and trendy at once.

Of course, I’m talking about the iconic Manetta’s Bar, the … Read more →

Octoberfest Pub

8 stars
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Open Sun-Thurs midday–11pm, Fri-Sat midday-1am

The blurb

If you have never sampled the delights of an ‘echtes Oktoberfest’ (‘genuine Octoberfest’ for all you non-Teutonics) and feel regretful that another year with its obligatory October has passed you by without sampling … Read more →

The Duke of Clarence

8 stars
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Open Mon–Sat 11am–11pm, Sun midday–10.30pm

In the 1933 classic British novel, Lost Horizon, James Hilton’s protagonist, Hugh Conway, is marooned in the Himalayas after his plane is hijacked and crashes into the side of a mountain. After a perilous … Read more →

The Spotted Horse, Putney

8 stars
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Open Mon–Sat 10am–midnight, Sun midday–11pm

The blurb

I was somewhat apprehensive about my first visit to The Spotted Horse after its recent refurbishment, due to a couple of slightly unimpressed reviews of the service being quite slow. But this was … Read more →

The Cleveland Arms

9 stars
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Open Mon–Sat 11am–11pm, Sun 11am–10pm

To say I was delighted to find that The Cleveland Arms had opened its doors again is, well, spot on. While W2 has no shortage of pubs, it definitely felt like something was missing when … Read more →

The Elgin

8 stars
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Open Mon–Wed 8am–midnight, Thu–Sat 8am–1am, Sun 8am–11pm

It wasn’t until I actually spotted the Elgin that I realised it wasn’t the first time I’d visited the pub—after reviewing a nearby restaurant a couple of months ago, my guest and I … Read more →