About The Washington

A brisk walk from Belsize Park, Chalk Farm and Swiss Cottage tube stations and within easy reach of Camden's famous markets, The Washington embraces English eccentricity with gusto.

Our Victorian pub was established in 1865 and is liberally scattered with beautiful original features. Hire out Marthas bar our private room with a hidden bookcase entrance, with a speakeasy look and private bar it's the perfect place for themed parties, corporate drinks, quiz nights, meetings and much more.

-Speciality beers & ciders on tap
-Cask marquee accredited cask ales
-Quiz night every Tuesday
-Quality pub food menu & traditional Sunday roasts

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    Charlotte Le Feuvrier-Ahmed
    Oct 2017

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    4.2 Booked Marthas Bar for Birthday Party event for 25 guests

    The pub is amazing
    The waitress was a star
    The food was really good
    Discount has been made automatically for kitchen delay service with plenty apologies from the staff
    I would recommend but not for party

    Even if we did made a food preorder. Kitchen could not cope with the night.
    Wait 30 min for nibbles with drinks to arrive
    Starters delay was acceptable
    Mains delay not acceptable. We were 2 out of 11 to not have food until the others finished theirs

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    Lucy
    Oct 2017

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    4 Booked Marthas Bar for Unusual Space event for 50 guests

    Great venue for a 20s themed party, barely needed any additional decoration as it looked great already. Price very good (£500 minimum spend reached easily) for what you got, and the bookcase entrance unique!

    Not enough staff for the night to man the bar, bring food and manage things on the night (only one staff member most of the night). Food was late being served and took approx 1.5 hours to all be on the table, which meant it was still being served when cake came out, people were confused about how much to eat (buffet shared) and the entertainer I had hired could not start performing until very late (luckily was ok in my case but I could have easily been charged for this extra time). Unfortunately we also had feedback from guests that staff were rude towards them-something I didn't see myself but I do feel I need to mention as it was several people! Despite this, I would definitely book again, and just perhaps expect a bit more pre-planning around food and staff beforehand.

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    Barbara Hughes
    Sep 2017

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    5 Booked Marthas Bar for Hen Party event for 15 guests

    My friend really enjoyed her hen do here, as did all her friends and family. We had such a fantastic time. Everybody loved the space, which truth be told you won't get a real feel of from the photos, you have to experience it for yourself but it's a warm, cosy, comfortable and simply amazing space and perfect for our needs. The venue staff were fantastic and accommodating through out. The sharing boards were generous and scrumdiddlyumptious. All in all simply perfect. Would definitely recommend.

    I wish we could have stayed there the whole evening *wink*

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    Ruth Newton
    Sep 2017

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    4.3 Booked Marthas Bar for Birthday Party event for 60 guests

    A really nice space which all my guests enjoyed. Really nicely decorated and furnished.

    The bar woman didn't really know what was going on. She had no idea about the minimum spend, and wasn't very helpful at finding solution to problem/issues that arose.

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