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The Old Bank of England Pub

194 Fleet Street, London EC4A 2LT, England
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Surprisingly good.

The grandeur of this pub only hits you as you walk in and marvel at the ornate high ceilings... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kennethbarker
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Barnet, United Kingdom
Pies are Good

Tried to get in on a previous occasion but it was closed (at a weekend I think) so my son booked us... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Mark D
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Corfe Mullen, United Kingdom
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194 Fleet Street, London EC4A 2LT, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The grandeur of this pub only hits you as you walk in and marvel at the ornate high ceilings, opulent wallpapers and chandeliers. Excellent beers from Fullers were on hand pump but there was an impressive range of other drinks too. We arrived at about...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Tried to get in on a previous occasion but it was closed (at a weekend I think) so my son booked us for a dinner before heading up to Wembley for a concert. It was very busy as expected when we arrived. We were shown...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Food very bad,foccaccia as italian very bad taste bad and beer orrible bad place and bad food,no more to say.

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely pub that was as it says on the tin... The Old Bank of England! With high ceilings and decor with chandelier's it has a cosy warm atmosphere, with the bar central of the room and serving traditional pub food which we didn't try but...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Booked table over 3 weeks ago. Arrived for lunch and shown to one of the worst tables in the pub. Freezing cold air was circulating under our table, asked to move but refused request told this is an old pub and it's cold. Waited ages...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

I had lunch here yesterday, 2nd Nov, with 4 colleagues. I dint know if readers know that this venue was actually the Royal courts of justice branch of The Bank of England and we actually ate in the banking hall!. Beautifully preserved building with high...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

WOW - if you are looking for a historic, LARGE, unique, opulent pub - this is it!! We visited several pubs in London/all areas - from the oldest most historic (means usually tiny) to the newer ones, and this pub delivered on all levels! Just...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

This pub has an impressive interior. It would be hard not to be impressed. Furthermore the staff were friendly and quite happy to talk about the place and what was on offer. We had meat pies for GPB 13.95 each which came with potatoes and...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We met up with a friend for lunch. As a Fuller's pub, there is an excellent range of beers. We each ordered a different pie,my husband the day's special of steak and stilton,myself the steak and London Pride and our friend the mixed fish pie....More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a couple of pints after some sightseeing around London. The bartender was friendly and very helpful in suggesting an ale we would like. The pub is very pretty with classic style and a comfortable atmosphere.

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Holborn
Inner London’s busiest streets crisscross quiet
cobbled lanes for an effect that can be urbane or
quaint – or an intriguing blend of both – depending on
the particular corner you turn. Due to its especially
convenient location, bustling Holborn hosts an
excellent range of hotels, eateries, and shops to suit
practically any taste or budget. With major
attractions like the British Museum and Somerset House
...More
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