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“Gorgeous breakfast”

Philomena's Bar & Cafe
Ranked #2,189 of 22,373 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
Northampton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Gorgeous breakfast”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

Went here for breakfast this morning. Absolutely gorgeous traditional Irish breakfast with potato bread, white pudding, soda farls. Good quality food. Best breakfast I've had away from home, service was great too. Highly recommended if you want to cure a hangover, or set you up for a day pounding the streets of London.

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Bacoli
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Worst attitude ever”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

I went to this place because it has got more than 10 screens which today,at the same time, are showing a rugby match. Which is OK. On two of these screens it is said that the football match between Italy and Ireland will be shown. I arrive 1 hour before just to reserve a sit but it is crowded as hell. OK no problem, I will wait 1 hour for the match to be shown. In 15 minutes, the waitress come to us 3 times saying that we must buy some food or beers. Fine, we get beers and sandwich. 30 min to go. It is incredibly warm. But we can handle it. Finally, the time comes..but no football match is on any screen and the rugby goes on. I tell the owner that it is time to change. He answers that he won't because there are too many people that will be disappointed. So I tell him that we have been waiting for 1hour. The only answer I receive is 'I will turn one screen’ , A 13' SCREEN IN THE WORST 5MT SQUARE OF THE PUB. In conclusion, me and a lot of Italian and Irish people have lost almost 30min of the match
I never thought that someone could fake their customers in this way, not even being sorry.

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2 Thank Pasquale P
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Beverley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Handy for Drury Lane & Good Value”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

We needed a quick feed before War Horse and stumbled into here. It did what is says on the tin. Irish theme pub with polite & attentive Bar Staff good beer simple fare and excellent quick service at a very reasonable price. Loved the atmosphere on a wet Tuesday evening. Whats not to like?

  • Visited May 2014
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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“Girly Trip to London”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

Found this little gem by accident....so went for breakfast...it was lovely. So good we went back again the next day. Definately recommend this place, lovely atmosphere, great food and very reasonable. Will certainly return!

Visited May 2014
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Birmingham, AL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Good Pub Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2014

Went here to get something to eat after finding out that Nell's of Old Drury served no food. Poured good pints and had a good menu. The bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich hit the spot. Like this pub better than Old Nell's since it was not a rough and rowdy.

  • Visited May 2014
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