The Plough, Bloomsbury

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27 Museum Street, London, United Kingdom… - 0871 951 1000 (ref 4397)

The Plough, Bloomsbury London Reviews

RobertPenna RobertPe…
109 reviews
Interesting and old historic pub near the British Museum Jun 08, 2015
A very picturesque pub located in the Bloomsbury section of London. This pub is only a block or so from the British Museum and Russell Square. A very old and historic building, it started out as a brewery in 1730 and became a pub shortly after. It was a hangout for famous artists and scientists from the area including Charles Dickens, Darwin, Virginia Wolfe, etc. Once called the Baby's Bottom, it was renamed The Plough. There are several areas for seating within and some tables and chairs outside. It advertised itself as the best fish and chips in all London, but doesn't really make the mark, as I found the fish to be overly cooked and dry. The other food served to our group was good and there are plenty of drinks to be had. Nice friendly staff and pleasant locals make up the atmosphere.
This is the sign mounted at the fr…
A photo of The Plough.
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