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London Grill Bar & Restaurant

Not Rated.
London Grill Bar & RestaurantLondon Grill Bar & Restaurant
very good

11 Reviews
Reviews: 11
Visits: 13
Avg: 3.62
pDev: n/a
Taps: 14
Bottles: --
Cask: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

2301 Fairmount Ave
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19130
United States
phone: (215) 978-4545

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Reviews: 11 | Visits: 13
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3.89/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4

I've never eaten at the London, although I understand it's supposed to be quite good. I have spent some time at the bar, however. The selection is decent with a house beer from Stoudt's (called Willie Sutton? - the guy who escaped from the penitentiary...) as well as another which rotates, a beer or two from Young's, Flying Fish ESB, Yards ESA and a few fairly common European beers (ie. Hoegaarden). The line-up is nowhere near as interesting as what Bridgid's offers just a couple of blocks away, but it's better than most of the other restaurant/bars in the area (Rembrandt's, Jack's Firehouse). My one beefs with this place is that the bartenders seem to think they know everything, but don't. Several times I've been corrected when ordering the proper beer, or just asking about one. (Just one simple and very basic example from amongst the many... I ordered a Flying Fish ESB and was corrected that it was an "ESA... extra special ale". Hmmm, I thought that was from Yard's!) I appreciate that they go to the trouble to pay for their employees to take a beer training class, but not all of them get it. However, some of the bartenders are great so it's a trade-off! If you're looking for dinner in the area give it a try, but if it's beer you want head to Bridgid's, or even the Bishop's Collar.

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London Grill Bar & Restaurant in Philadelphia, PA
86 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.