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Address: 160 union street, London SE1 0LH, England
Phone Number: 02074013744
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If you are nearby but don't go out of your way

The Charles Dickens does it's job, serves beer. Nothing fancy, food if you are there and hungry and a variation of beers and ales. Many locals and a convenient spot. A no... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This is a pub for real ale anoraks only. I'm surprised that anybody else would put up with the shabby toilets, the constant smell of fat from fried food, objectionable bar staff that swipe your half-drunk glass when you're not looking and a charge for card payments no matter how much you spend.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Charles Dickens does it's job, serves beer. Nothing fancy, food if you are there and hungry and a variation of beers and ales. Many locals and a convenient spot. A no frills pub but if you want a beer sometimes that's enough, it did the job for me.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We were tired from a day of sightseeing and this place was around the corner from where we were staying in gritty and up and coming Southwark. The Charles Dickens pub fits the area perfectly, it’s funky and rough around the edges, a local hangout with a local crowd. We ordered the rib-eye steak with chips and grilled tomato and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I was extremely shocked by the service in this place. Ordered our drinks and food, no problem, then it arrived and they got our order wrong... in most places this would be fine and you get an apology... but not here!!! The "manager" said that we ordered our food incorrectly (even though 2 people ordered the exact same thing... and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The food very good especially the apple pie. Two mains (one of which was rib-eye steak), two desserts, a pint and a bottle of water for under 30 pounds. Well done and keep it up!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Good selection of beers and pub food at very reasonable prices. The chilli con carne was fine and plentiful. Good atmosphere also. Apparently Londoners have forgotten their manners however as people don't wait their turn to be served unlike the north. That's their loss though and nothing new

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