The Newman Arms


Newly Launched Menu serving Willy's Pies Tuesday to Thursday from 4pm till 9pm, be sure to pop in and try them!
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The Newman Arms is the first Truman's Tap House in London since the brewery re-opened its doors in 2010. Selling a range of quality beers and homemade food in their traditional Pie Room upstairs, they offer a traditional setting with a modern twist in the heart of Fitzrovia. The pub itself was built in the 1770s and served as the inspiration for "Proles" pub in George Orwell's (who drank here regularly) iconic novel 1984 and featured in Michael Powell's film Peeping Tom, giving you the perfect historic setting within the heart of 'old London'.

Founded in the mid 17th century, Truman’s grew at a high rate for over 250 years, even becoming the biggest brewery in the world at one stage. In the 1980s, it was bought and the buyer closed down the brewery. Over 300 years of brewing history all but disappeared and London nearly lost an iconic brand. Thankfully in 2010 Truman’s was re-established and in 2013 they opened their brewery in Hackney Wick, where they now brew a wide mix of modern and traditional beers.


  • Taking Bookings
  • Wheelchair Access
  • No Door Charge
  • None


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 15:00 23:00
Tuesday 15:00 23:00
Wednesday 15:00 23:00
Thursday 15:00 23:00
Friday 15:00 23:00
Saturday 15:00 23:00
Sunday 15:00 23:00

Special opening hours

Day Open Close Notes
Monday 28th November 2022 12:00 23:00
Tuesday 29th November 2022 12:00 23:00
Wednesday 30th November 2022 12:00 23:00



The Newman Arms, 23, Rathbone Street, W1T 1NG



Nearest Station

Goodge Street (Tube)

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