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The Old Bank of England Pub

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Nice Game pie.

I called at The Old Bank of England for lunch recently. My lunch of Game Pie was nicely cooked and... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
United Kingdom
Great Fullers Pub

What a fascinating building and a great location for a great pub. We didn’t eat but dropped in for... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
John S
Northampton, United Kingdom
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194 Fleet Street, London EC4A 2LT, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were there for lunch. It's a very classy English pub. There is a good selection of beers and other alcohol, and a pretty rich selections of different (award winning) pies. The menu is pretty simple, but it has everything you might...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tory A
Reviewed 19 October 2018

I called at The Old Bank of England for lunch recently. My lunch of Game Pie was nicely cooked and a fair sized portion and came quickly. This pub has a very impressive interior it is worth calling just to view it. I may return...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

What a fascinating building and a great location for a great pub. We didn’t eat but dropped in for a couple of pints of London Pride whilst the girls had a bottle of Prosecco. Really enjoyed our visit and food being served to others looked...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere is awesome! We had a really great time in this very old building. We appreciate the interior and also the friendly staff.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

This pub is good for drinks or food. Because of its prime location though it’s always very busy and the the tables are frequently booked in advance. It can be difficult to find a seat at times, but it’s worth dropping in because it’s so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Vickie K
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Whilst on a pub crawl we stopped in. It’s clearly catering to the upper end of bar attendees. Very ornate and looks old but isn’t actually. It’s a facade to look dated and awesome. The beers on tap are the same as nearly every other...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Clint B
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

You can’t help but be impressed by this Fullers pub - it does have a stunning interior. I haven’t been in quite a while due to my preference for hoppy ales, but the recent acquisition of DarkStar now means that you can normally get HopHead...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We were a bit disappointed of our visit. Not much variety on the menu, food was expensive and not that great

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Frabel-62
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Friendly atmosphere and great food. Just what a London pub should be! Ate here after St Paul’s tour. Hit the spot.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Great place that's a bit quieter and off the tourist trail. Stopped off to watch England in the World Cup. Lovely little courtyard out pack. Great Ales as you'd expect from Fillers. The pie was good as was the ambience. Done up in the London...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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