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Troubadour London

#841 of 18,270 Restaurants in London}
££ - £££European, , British
265 Old Brompton Road | Earls Court, London SW5 9JA, England
+44 20 7370 1434
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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European, Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
265 Old Brompton Road | Earls Court, London SW5 9JA, England
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191 - 200 of 414 reviews

Reviewed 15 April 2015

Used private gallery for work dinner. Couldn't have got a better venue anywhere. Bohemian charm, amazing furnishings in the main bar area, great atmosphere. The staff were first class, very very good service. Better than any other place I've been to for service. Staff looked...More

1  Thank Benjamin U
Reviewed 9 April 2015

I've been living a stone's throw from the Troubadour for seven months and have used the venue for business coffee meetings about twice a week. The staff have always been super friendly, accommodating and attentive and the coffee is gooood. However, for one reason or...More

1  Thank siasu
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Incredibly pushy and rude staff. A shame as it could be nice with good management. You are not allowed to sit and chat, you must continually buy more and more drinks and food - which wasn't brilliant quality either.

2  Thank Jasonsuresh
Reviewed 23 March 2015

First time tonight - we poked our head into adjacent Pembroke but decided on here instead and pleased we did. Has a long history as a music venue and the downstairs room has played host to some big names in far and recent past. I...More

1  Thank DavidSFUK
Reviewed 20 March 2015

This bar is a short walk from Earl's Court Station. I haven't seen a lot of hotels in the area and it felt like mostly locals. outside tables for when the weather is nice. Great wine selection, decent ales. OK food. Four stars for atmosphere...More

1  Thank mainenitch
Reviewed 17 March 2015

I have been to the Troubadour many times and always had an amazing experience. I usually go to meet friends for a drink or a bite to eat but rarely I go to the club downstairs. this time around I went to dance a bit...More

2  Thank RioWildct
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Stopped for a quick coffee after checking out from my hotel. Fresh flowers on the tables, friendly staff, newspapers, excellent choice in music... Why anyone would pay more for a inferior coffee in the nearby soulless Starbucks is beyond me. Will definitely return on my...More

2  Thank la_wilk
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Having enjoyed several breakfasts at the Troubadour decided to have dinner. I had the Brompton Burger and joy of joys was able to have it served just as I wanted medium rare. The burger came with fries and a good salad. Few places in London...More

2  Thank Brentzy
Reviewed 4 March 2015

We loved this place we had lunch, when it was nice and quiet, and went back at night when it was packed. Both times the staff were great and so was the atmosphere. I would love to catch a gig here in the club downstairs....More

1  Thank Jimmy M
Reviewed 22 February 2015

+ - Staff were fantastic, good service, very attentive on a busty night. - Good venue with a lot of character and great atmosphere - Overpriced food, alright its London but still thought it was a tad expensive We wanted to catch some live music...More

1  Thank Dave D
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Irene B
18 March 2017|
Response from mikevickers | Reviewed this property |
It's 5 mins walk from Earls Court Station. Take the Warwick Road exit and turn left from the station and walk down Warwick Road to the traffic lights on Old Brompton Road then turn left and cross over the road. The... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$54
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:30 - 00:30
08:30 - 00:30
08:30 - 00:30
08:30 - 00:30
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 265 Old Brompton Road | Earls Court, London SW5 9JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Earls Court
  • Neighbourhood: Earls Court
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7370 1434
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'With more soul than a millipede wearing size 17 boots, ceilings and walls strewn with the instrumental heirlooms of a bygone bohemia, this 50s cafe screams throw-back. Successfully and audaciously blending 50s coffee bar, wine bar, club, music venue and breakfast bar with an easy smoothness, this live music haven is the cornerstone of Old Brompton Road, which has refreshingly resisted the modern humdrum of high street homogeny. Comfort and conviviality ooze as you can sup European classic wine offerings or New World fare, nurse a hot chocolate or bury your face in an omelette big enough to swallow you whole.' Alex HomerThe Troubadour, established in 1954, has gently expanded to include a larger cafe and live music club, an award winning garden, a specialist wine shop and comfy wine bar, a great gallery for exhibitions and parties and lastly a luxurious serviced appartments, The Garret, at the top of the building & The Eleanor on the floor below. A great place to relax while the world passes you by....
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