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The Elgin

Pub · Kensington and Chelsea
96 Ladbroke Grove (at Westbourne Park Rd), London, Greater London, W11 1PY, United Kingdom
Open until 11:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Wed
    • 11:00 AM–11:00 PM
  • Thu–Sat
    • 11:00 AM–Midnight
  • Sun
    • Noon–10:30 PM
Lunch, Dinner
Beer, Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)
Outdoor Seating:

Based on 133 votes

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    Le'Nise B.
    "cozy Sunday afternoon or fun Saturday night drinks."(3 Tips)
    Omid A.
    "Very nice pub to chill out."(2 Tips)
    Olivia V.
    "Does a great pub quiz at 7:30 on a Sunday."(2 Tips)
    Bindi K.
    "live music 5-8pm on Sunday afternoons"(7 Tips)
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  • live music
  • sunday afternoon
  • nice pub
  • fish & chips
  • pub quiz
  • lively
  • great value
  • cozy
  • hot chocolate
  • outdoor seating
  • burgers
  • good for a quick meal
  • wine
  • good for singles
  • casual
  • beer
  • pork
  • lemon
  • good for special occasions
  • lunch
  • Const H.

    1 room for the soccer games, 1 room for the rugby games. What else?

    Const Ht · November 16, 2015
  • Ryan F.

    Great ambience and decor. Check out the pub quiz on Sundays at 7:30.

    Ryan Frye · July 26, 2015
  • Helen L.

    Pet friendly

    Helen Liu · February 22, 2015
  • Никита Ш.

    Nice cyder and good noisy evenings

    Никита Швинагирь · December 17, 2014
  • YOUhome

    Gorgeous roast beef and mouth watering hot chocolate. The small stage in the back is a Sunday treat when they have live music.

    YOUhome · November 11, 2014
  • Navin R.

    S**t service - took an hour and half for food to arrive. They forgot next table's order. Never coming here again

    Navin Rajaram · October 11, 2014
  • Dominic F.

    Nice pub with reasonably trendy decor and a nice standard of clientele. Service is ok sometimes slow. However it is always busy and with a good buzz about it practically every night of the week

    Dominic Feeney · October 8, 2014
  • Ana L.

    Great pub. Love their brunch and the atmosphere. Good to spend an evening playing board games with a glass of wine.

    Ana Lara · October 4, 2014
  • Dominika G.

    No gravy on my roast. :(

    Dominika Gamalczyk · August 17, 2014
  • Peter P.

    Great pub good.

    Peter Paterson · August 11, 2014
  • Jonathan R.

    Great staff, friendly and fun!

    Jonathan Rennison · February 13, 2014
  • Cynthia F.

    Sunday brunch with life music. Nice atmosphere ...

    Cynthia Finke · January 23, 2014
  • James B.

    Went on a Saturday night, during live music. Wouldn't recommend for food as it was average and the service (whilst great) took ages! But the atmosphere was great.

    James Bennett · July 27, 2013
  • Dini K.

    Kitchen shut from 3 till 6 rubbish!

    Dini Kennedy · July 4, 2013
  • beatrice f.

    Clash debuted here

    beatrice finauro · June 29, 2013
  • Liliane O.

    WIFI password: geronimo

    Liliane Osborne · June 9, 2013
  • Nansky G.

    A great post Portobello stop, buuuut there is a strange smell once you enter then you get used to it ....

    Nansky G. · April 27, 2013
  • Farah K.

    Really good pork, love the fish & chips! Needs a little salt but still awesome! Burgers are delicious!! Love the aura and the live bands that perform are awesome

    Farah Kirstie · February 14, 2013
  • Adam W.

    Expensive !

    Adam Whiteley · February 13, 2013
  • Nicolò P.

    Delicious cod battered fish & chips ... squeeze an extra lemon for more awesomeness

    Nicolò Pittoni · February 9, 2013
  • Olivia V.

    Does a great pub quiz at 7:30 on a Sunday.

    Olivia Vinden · December 3, 2012
  • Evening Standard

    A small stage at the back means you can enjoy a free gig as you while away those harsh winter nights. They also do great fish and chips and a winning hot chocolate for those post-Portobello pit-stops. Read more

    Evening Standard · October 12, 2012
  • Lilly N.

    Excellent pea soup.

    Lilly Neveu · June 23, 2012
  • Sabah S.

    I've been here a few times and although the atmosphere is great the service is absolutely horrendous!every single time I have been disappointed with the service.

    Sabah Saeed · May 28, 2012
  • Liz T.

    Down the boozer again?! ;-)

    Liz Terry · January 5, 2012
  • Tom V.

    Sweet beers

    Tom Voller · October 26, 2011
  • Joseph M.

    Full breaky is pretty poor for the price!

    Joseph Mullaney · October 16, 2011
  • Omid A.

    Very nice pub to chill out. Room in the back is great for big groups and they also have live music regularly. Sunday lunch/brunch menu is quite nice.

    Omid Ashtari · August 17, 2011
  • Music Heritage UK

    This was one of Joe Strummer's favourite pubs and where he cut his teeth playing live with his first band, the 101ers. Read more

    Music Heritage UK · August 7, 2011
  • Mark T.

    Try out the barbecue on summer weekends

    Mark Thomas · May 21, 2011
  • Article D.

    Don't wait at the corner of the main bar, the staff ignore you. They actually refuse to move out of their zones! Motherfuckers are unmovable on this.

    Article Dan · April 14, 2011
  • Lucy K.

    Far too many reserved tables at the weekend, impossible to just pop in for a quick drink and get a seat!

    Lucy Kennedy · February 26, 2011
  • Barbara C.

    After a chequered history the Elgin has finally turned into the local I always wanted. real ale, gin palace, decent food and live acoustic music on a Sunday afternoon.

    Barbara Crowther · October 31, 2010
  • Juliet D.

    They have Connect 4 here

    Juliet Du Vivier · October 24, 2010
  • Mickael

    Got nice live concerts in weekends ! Atmosphere is friendly and prices correct.

    Mickael · September 7, 2010
  • Pilar B.

    My first time here. The small garden area is quite nice. Good rose wine too.

    Pilar B · August 24, 2010
  • Hugo S.

    The dry roasted peanuts aren't very good... Still would though

    Hugo Sieiro · August 24, 2010
  • Bindi K.

    A good Sunday pub. Roasts, outdoor seating, all the locals hang here, and live music 5-8pm on Sunday afternoons :-)

    Bindi Karia · August 16, 2010
  • Angus M.

    The doorman was murdered here back in 2005ish. The roast beef is memorable.

    Angus Melville · June 13, 2010
  • Matt W.

    We call this the murder pub because someone was murdered here apparently. It's actually really lovely though

    Matt White · May 6, 2010
  • Chris J.

    Over priced food. 3.00 for chips? Youravinalarf! Etc the merlot is good tho

    Chris Jones · February 18, 2010
  • Le'Nise B.

    Great atmosphere, really nice staff and perfect for cozy Sunday afternoon or fun Saturday night drinks.

    Le'Nise Brothers · January 9, 2010

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