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The Gladstone Arms

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Address: 64 Lant Street, London SE1 1QN, England
Phone Number:
+44 20 7407 3962
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00

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Nice community pub

A nice community pub with a friendly atmosphere. A good range of drinks and bar staff who obviously enjoy their job.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 July 2016
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London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

The Glad is a fantastic place and one of the reasons we live in this area. The beer's good, the music is usually good, but the atmosphere is always worth it. It couyld be in danger from developers, so go there and support it.

Thank Alf B
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440 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

A nice community pub with a friendly atmosphere. A good range of drinks and bar staff who obviously enjoy their job.

Thank Montyf1
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

I loved the intimacy of this Pub and also the regular Band Dai and the Ramblers are brilliant to watch here too.

Thank SMFmanagement
Heswall, United Kingdom
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307 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

I have been here a few times as I am in the area.I am reassured to read that it's not just me that observed the same dreadful service etc.. Some of the bar staff always have a bad attitude and always wind me up. I went recently to hear a Blues Band who turned up 40 mins later than advertised... More 

St Albans, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Could be a really good little back street boozer. Has well kept ale ruined by a surly barmaid who didn't want to top up my under filled pint. Apparently froth up to the line constitutes a full measure...Won't bother going back. Shame.

Thank rich22893
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Pies are nice and good value throughout the week with all the sides. Beer is a little pricey but good selection Trendy place

Crawley, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

I visited The Glad last night for a live music performance. This was my first time visiting The Glad and I was very pleasantly surprised! Don't get me wrong, it is absolutely tiny, probably the smallest pub I have ever been to, but it had a great atmosphere. Seemed like a really good friendly atmosphere inside. Nice beers on sale.... More 

Thank Michael L
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

Have been going to The Glad for years as my brother lives nearby. It's a great little venue. Ok selection of beers on tap. Great bands and live music. But the staff. Gee. I'm not sure if he's the guy that runs the place but he's got a face like the back end of a bus. I've seen a sunnier... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

This place looks like a dump from outside but go inside and you will find it is nothing of the sort! This is an old fashioned pub which takes an obvious pride in the real ales sold. Food is probably secondary, as it always will be in proper pub. Staff could not be more obliging and strangers actually speak to... More 

Thank CliffordAlls
London, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

Visited on a cold Sunday evening but once inside I was quickly warmed up by some great free acoustic Americana music in a candle lit environment. Four ales were on cask and pies dominate the simple and reasonably priced food menu. If there is music taking place, customers are encouraged to refrain from talking. However, there is a an upstairs... More 

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