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The Punch Tavern

#193 of 1 335 Nightlife in London
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Christmas Eve

Decided to go to London on Christmas eve to see "the lights" and grab a bite to eat. Googled pub... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2016
Cashbox
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All the Gin

We were looking for a pub in walking distance to our hotel and this spot was great. We came for... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2016
Eric G
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WAshington, DC
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  • Excellent49%
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  • Average6%
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18 Mar 2018
“a fab oasis from the hustle and bustle of Fleet Street”
18 Jan 2018
“Work meal”
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99 Fleet Street, London EC4Y 1DE, England
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Oh dear... We had a starter which was prawn cocktail. Dont bother. It was a plate of prawns on a lettuce leaf. Mains were Sunday roasts which consisted of one carrott, 3 rock hard potatoes and a tea spoon of cabbage. We had to ask...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Decided to go to London on Christmas eve to see "the lights" and grab a bite to eat. Googled pub that allows dogs and this place came up. Emailed to see if they were doing food and got a reply. Lovely old pub. Great Xmas...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Great scenery but food was terrible. Paid a lot of money per head and expected much more. 3 Bird Starter had no sauce to which it was crying out for. This little chick flew from it's nest.

Thank Damon A
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Beautifully decorated traditional pub - fantastic value, choice of three Christmas menus, including vegetarian option. Tables laid with white linen cloths, crackers, nuts, satsumas and chocolates. Sunnil (& staff) very helpful and friendly - would definitely recommend and return.

Thank CazzaH2014
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We stumbled across The Punch Tavern on a cold November evening and were glad of the warm welcome. They have a good selection of beers and, apparently, their white is good as well. They seem to specialise in Gins and cocktails as well but that...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2016

We were looking for a pub in walking distance to our hotel and this spot was great. We came for dinner and a few drinks, and they were working on the taps so there was no beer, but the gin drinks made up for it....More

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Came across this pub while out in London. What a great find! Little dark from outside but once inside it's like a funky gin bar! Now we don't drink gin but watching groups of men drinking gin cocktails was fun! Great atmosphere I highly recommend:)

Thank Toyah1
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Had a scrumptious Sloe Gin Fizz cocktail in this lovely old London pub. The fish and chips for £6.50 looked and smelt delicious but as we had already eaten at a more expensive pub further up the road, we missed out on this bargain! The...More

Thank Alison M
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Visited many times and enjoyed each visit. The pub can become busy at times with either tourists / people visiting shows or both but you still get a good welcome with efficient staff. The pub is really great when not so busy. Good choice of...More

Thank Gerallt E
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Been there twice on a business lunch. Food is good but service is pretty poor. Specials of the day are a good deal. Tarts are delicious and good portion size

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