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55 Great Portland Street

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TuesdayNoon - 11.00 pm
WednesdayNoon - 11.00 pm
ThursdayNoon - 11.30 pm
FridayNoon - 11.30 pm
SaturdayNoon - Midnight
SundayNoon - 8.00 pm


JKS Pubs

About the Pub

Following closure in in July 2016, the Sethi family, behind JKS Restaurants and London venues such as Gymkhana and Brigadiers, were amongst a private investor syndicate which took over this site for a gastro-pub concept. A licence was granted in 2021 to The George London Limited and the venue finally reopened in late November 2021. The interior renovation has been carried out to a high standard; see the detail on the CAMRA Heritage website.

The ground floor bar gives a “quintessential British pub experience” and offers a short menu of traditional pub snacks, main courses and puddings from Wednesday to Sunday. The “Upstairs at The George” offers up-market food dining and a sparkling wine bar all set in in beautiful surroundings: chandeliers, Persian rugs, tiled fireplaces and so on. Note the finely-lit wine "cellar"; the wine list here is spectacularly long and includes a large selection of southern-county English wines in addition to wines from around the world.

Prices here reflect the ambience. Sister pub to the Cadogan Arms in Chelsea.

Historic Interest

Established on this site in 1677 the George is a Grade II listed building (Historic England ref 1392409), rebuilt at a cost of £4,467 by Bird & Walters in 1878. It was a large corner pub that has kept its excellent Victorian wood panelling, gilded mirrors, and ceramic panels and tiling. It was yet another pub frequented by the impoverished wartime Fitrovian set of writers, scratching around for work at the nearby BBC. The pub was nicknamed the Gluepot by Sir Thomas Beecham because he claimed his musicians kept getting stuck there!

Regular ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • St Austell Tribute

Changing ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Sambrook's Wandle
  • Timothy Taylor Boltmaker

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  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals


  • EveningMeals Evening Meals


  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Private dining room, & ground-floor snug.

  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • SportsTV Sports TV

    Selected events screened, see venue website.

  • WiFi Wifi

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55 Great Portland Street

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51.517716, -0.141753


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Nearby Bus Routes (50m)

TfL: 353

Closest Station (1300m)

London Euston

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (300m)

Oxford Circus

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55 Great Portland Street

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Historic Pub Interior
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Function Room
  • Restaurant Area
  • Separate Bar
  • Sports TV
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

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