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Pakenham Arms

Address: 1 Pakenham Street, London WC1X 0LA
Telephone: 020 7837 6933

Picture of the Pakenham Arms, Clerkenwell, London

The Pakenham Arms, Clerkenwell

The Pakenham Arms is a good, light and airy pub – large with a horseshoe shaped bar in the middle.Given its location close to the Mount Pleasant sorting office it’s not surprising that the pub seems full of Post Office/Royal Mail workers.

The atmosphere is lively and friendly and the pub has recently been refurbished. There are big screens for sport – I bet it would be a good place to watch the 6 Nations matches.

The beer selection has radically increased since my first visit in 2009. I think there are now at least 10 hand pumps, with a rotating selection of choices from micro-breweries.

Food is available at breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu is varied and reasonably priced, and the mealo I had was very good.

Last visited: October 2011

Last visited: October 2011

Good Beer, Good Pubs rating: 3.5 stars out of 5

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One Response to “Pakenham Arms”

  1. Jim says:

    The Pakenham Arms has now closed it’s doors for the last time.

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