Norfolk Arms  

 
 
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28 Leigh Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9EP
 
 
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Weekdays 12:00-15:00,18:00-22:15. Sat 12:00-16:00,18:00-22:15. Sun 12:00-22:15
 

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Norfolk ArmsFrom the street the Norfolk Arms is your typical London pub. A place where Charles Dickens might drink with Samuel Pepys. Mix and match benches and tables clutter the pavement where - rather than bewigged gentlemen - local business-types and shoppers refresh after a hard day at the coalface. Inside the traditional feel continues while a lively ambience and fresh paint keep the look free from old-man-and-dog territory. A new breed of gastropub, the Norfolk Arms has already gained critical acclaim, thanks in part to its novel ordering concept. Nevermind starters and mains, this is tapas-meets-home cooking, where you just keep ordering plates of food until you can scarf no more. Roast dinners, pates, scotch eggs and pork belly are joined by Mediterranean flavours throughout.

 

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Russell Square Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
King's Cross Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Judd Street NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  35% off
Coram Street, WC1N | 4 minutes from Norfolk Arms
This is a smart, modern hotel located in one of the Capital's oldest and most beautiful areas. Bloomsbury is a great place to stay since it's ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  38% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 4 minutes from Norfolk Arms
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. Located just a three-minute walk from ... More
 
 
 
Goodenough Club
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £29  30% off
23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N | 7 minutes from Norfolk Arms
Blending the traditional with the modern, the Goodenbough Club aims to help guests make a home away from home with its four-star accommodation. Housed within five ... More
 
 
 
 
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Junction Bar & Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
Holiday Inn Bloomsbury, Coram Street - Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Norfolk Arms
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Karpo
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
23-27 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Norfolk Arms
Karpo, a restaurant owned by the Megaro Hotel and housed within a muraled King's Cross building which "looks like a self-consciously hip Dutch youth hostel" (Jay ... More
 
 
 
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The Level Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
The DoubleTree by Hilton, 92 Southampton Row, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 8 minutes from Norfolk Arms
Conveniently situated in the Russell Square Park Inn Hotel, Waterfalls Restaurant serves fresh dishes complemented with gourmet wines in a modern, fresh atmosphere with direct street ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
7 Leigh Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 1 minute from Norfolk Arms
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Bon Vivant
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
75-77 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 2 minutes from Norfolk Arms
French neighbourhood restaurant Bon Vivant in Bloomsbury has everything from croissants and coffee au matin to intimate dinners, with light lunches and bottomless brunches in between. ... More
 
 
 
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Yo! Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
Brunswick Centre, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from Norfolk Arms
For anyone who needs a fast, healthy lunch Yo! Sushi is the place to go. Its conveyor belt service means you've always got plenty of choice, ... More
 
 
 
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Miss Smith's Books
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 25th July 2017 - 10.30am-4.30pm
Norfolk Arms, 40 Brunswick Square, WC1N | 3 minutes from Norfolk Arms
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Opera North Youth Company: Dr Ferret's Bad Medicine Roadshow
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 25th July 2017 - 7pm-7.45pm
Norfolk Arms, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 3 minutes from Norfolk Arms
A selection of mischievous children's tales told by the doctor and his Sweetheart Singers, inspired by Hilaire Belloc's Cautionary Tales....More
 
 
 
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Summer of Spies: Nicholas Searle on Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 25th July 2017 - 6.30pm
Norfolk Arms, 82 Gower Street, WC1E | 8 minutes from Norfolk Arms
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Norfolk Arms
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The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from Norfolk Arms
As the name suggests, The Horse Hospital wasn't always the modern arts venue it is today. Once home to sick and injured horses - many references ... More
 
 
 
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Bloomsbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 7 minutes from Norfolk Arms
Bloomsbury Theatre main auditorium closed until Summer 2016. Bloomsbury Theatre Studio is unaffected and continues to operate as normal. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from Norfolk Arms
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St Pancras Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Norfolk Arms
Completed in 1822, St Pancras Church was the most expensive church to be constructed since St Paul's was rebuilt after the Great Fire. This Greek Revival ... More
 
 
 
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British Library
London > Attractions > Museums
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Norfolk Arms
With over 150 million items, a copy of every publication produced in the UK and Ireland, artwork by artists such as Antony Gormley and Eduardo Paolozzi, ... More
 
 
 
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Gay's the Word
London > Shopping > Books
66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Norfolk Arms
A broad selection of gay and lesbian interest books ranging from fiction, through biography, travel and counselling. Magazines and cards are also on offer.... More
 
 
 
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Alara Wholefoods
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
58 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Norfolk Arms
Alara Wholefoods Health shop on Marchmont Street has been recommended by one of our readers, poet Kim Morrissey, who took the trouble to write in to ... More
 
 
 
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School of Life
London > Shopping > Specialists
70 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Norfolk Arms
The School of Life offers so much more than your average shopping experience. In fact, it doesn't do it justice to label it a mere shop ... More
 
 
 
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The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from Norfolk Arms
London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ... More
 
 
 
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The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 6 minutes from Norfolk Arms
The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
 
 
 
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School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 7 minutes from Norfolk Arms
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
 
 
 
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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Norfolk Arms
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
 
 
 
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Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 7 minutes from Norfolk Arms
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes, Bloomsbury
London > Leisure > Activities
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 10 minutes from Norfolk Arms
This fun bowling alley and restaurant is a great place for a gang of you to spend a memorable night out trying to out-do each other. ... More
 
 
 
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Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 2 minutes from Norfolk Arms
Always a popular choice for local workers and tourists taking in the delights of Bloomsbury, Marquis Cornwallis , located on Marchmont Street, close ... More
 
 
 
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from Norfolk Arms
Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Norfolk Arms
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Cosy Kettle
London > Nightlife > Bars
60 Chalton Street, King's Cross, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Norfolk Arms
Hidden below the bustling Somers Town Coffee House, Cosy Kettle offers an intimate sanctuary away from the pub crowd. Opened in late 2013, the bar is ... More
 
 
 
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The Big Chill House
London > Nightlife > Bars
257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 6 minutes from Norfolk Arms
From the outside, The Big Chill House building looks spectacular, a floodlit white townhouse that puts the grimy environs of King's Cross to shame. The interior ... More
 
 
 
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Scala
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 7 minutes from Norfolk Arms
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
 
 
 
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from Norfolk Arms
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Norfolk Arms
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
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Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Norfolk Arms
The historic headquarters of Quakers in Britain, Friends House in Euston has 23 function rooms including a large Meeting Hall which seats up to 1,100 guests. ... More
 
 
 
 

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The Agitprop Allstars: The United Kingdom Of Earth: A Brexit Opera
Concerts | On 26th July 2017 

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A comedy set in a post-apocalyptic near-future, in which post-Brexit Britain is the only surviving island. Commissioned by Worm, Rotterdam....More

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The Harrison 4 minutes walk from Norfolk Arms

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St Pancras Church 4 minutes walk from Norfolk Arms

The Kildare-born singer-songwriter performs his alternative rock originals in a cabaret style that incorporates folk and Celtic elements....More

Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths
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Exhibitions | Until 29th August 2017 

British Library 5 minutes walk from Norfolk Arms

The British Library marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution with a major exhibition this year. Russian Revolution: Hope, ...More

 
Mark Leckey: Affect Bridge Age Regression
Exhibitions | Until 30th July 2017 

Cubitt 7 minutes walk from Norfolk Arms

A mixture of sculpture, installation, sound and video from the Turner Prize-winner, in this latest series of meditations on modern ...More

A Museum of Modern Nature
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Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Wellcome Collection 7 minutes walk from Norfolk Arms

The second part of a year-long exploration by the Wellcome Collection into how humans relate to other animals and the ...More

 
Forgotten Fiction #2: The Surrealists
Exhibitions | On 26th July 2017 

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Forgotten Fiction is a new bi-monthly reading group where we will go in search of lost literary gems from the ...More

The Beach Bar at The Montague
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Enjoy a Bahamian beach setting, complete with real sand underfoot and a beach-hut style thatched roof, at The Beach Bar ...More

 
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