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“Awful”
1 of 5 bubbles Review of The Powell Arms - CLOSED

The Powell Arms
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Awful”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2013

A "pub"- apparently - where they can't serve beer and don't sell wine! My Guinness was undrinkable, they had "lost" the necessary nozzle from the tap "months ago." When I asked for a red wine instead I was told they don't sell it! Friendly but untrained/incompetent staff, great jukebox and free pool table, but terrible excuse for a pub.

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Thank Stevie R
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English first
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81 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“No beer”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2012

There was no beer in the house and all locked up at 6.30 should have kept open as you might have customers who like soft drinks or bottle drinks like wine and bottle beer lost a customer that night not returning

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Thank Mark B
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Cobourg, Canada
Level Contributor
87 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Very kind young people”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2012

We were in the UK recently and trying to visit the Spitfire museum at Manston. We got off the bus in Birchington and were told that we could connect to another bus. There was no bus listed anywhere and so we went into the pub to ask for help. The two young people behind the bar were pleasant, helpful and suggested that a taxi might be the easiest way to go. The young lady phoned a cab company to check the price while the young man went outside to look for it. I asked to use the washroom and, when I came out, the cab was there with the young lady holding the door for us. The news is, so often, full of young people who do negative things; it was great to find two who could not have been more helpful. Our sincere thanks to both of them.

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Thank ReddOak
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Margate, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Very unpleasant”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2012

Went in here for a drink before our Valentine's meal. My partner felt very uncomfortable as everyone stared as we walked in and thr bar staff were not very welcoming. Wished we had gone to the restaurant early and had a drink there.

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3 Thank Mattjones1975
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