North London

Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

Calthorpe Arms


252 Grays Inn Road, WC1X 8JR

Young's Bitter, Special, Seasonal Beer, guest beer

On the corner of Gray's Inn Road and Wren Street, this is a comfortable single-bar pub popular with locals and office workers alike. Once used as a temporary magistrates' court after the first recorded murder of a policeman on duty in 1830. Young's bought the pub in 1984. The upstairs dining room is open at lunchtimes; evening meals are also available between 6-9.30pm Monday to Friday. The upstairs room can also be booked for meetings and functions. No music. Outside seating is available in a pavement patio area. Local CAMRA Pub of the Year 2001 and again in 2004.