The Doric Arch, Euston
Once called the Head of Steam, the Doric Arch has settled down into as solid a pub as its predecessor ever was. The refit was on the benign side of things, and even though the owners changed (this one's now run by Fuller's) the reliance on guest beers remained. Also, the old pub's railway memorabilia remains (even if it does appear to have been slightly rearranged). Always a beery, blokey sort of place, the Doric Arch is still a safe bet should thirst get the better of you whilst you're waiting at Euston Station. It's likely to face some stiff competition on the ale front now, with the opening of the nearby Euston Tap
27 Mar 2012
Went there to watch the footy with friends one evening. The barman turns the TV off just after half time and explains he's not showing the rest of the match because another customer came in for a meal and declined to order another drink whilst watching the rest of the football. In an effort to force one person to leave they forced about 10 people round the corner to the Royal George. ridiculous on so many levels and will never go back. There are plenty of other good pubs in the area, don't go to this one.
03 Jun 2009
I'm a fairly regular visitor because I love the beer and appreciate the sport on the tele (the railway nostalgia does nothing for me, though you do see people getting aroused at the sight of it!). Sadly the commitment to the guest beers is less passionate than it was (there might be a long list, but the beers actually in stock at any one time are much fewer than they were). Still a good place, but on a gentle downward drift, in my opinion.
1 Eversholt Street, Euston, London, NW1 1DN
020 7388 2221
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How to find the The Doric Arch pub
Come out of the tube and head for the WH Smiths toward the main exit, leave the station and keep heading left, following the path round toward the main road. The pub should be in front of you.