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Bierschenke - CLOSED

46 Essex Street, London WC2R 3JF, England (Westminster / Belgravia)
0044 2079362536
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Price range: $6 - $18
Cuisines: German
City of London
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Moved to new address 4 London Wall Buildings, Blomfield Street, London EC2M 5NT, England http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurant_Review-g186338-d7033990-Reviews-Bierschenke-London_England.html

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  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

That's what the website promised us for our Christmas dinner booking. In truth it looked virtually the same as it did when I visited there in the summer. A very disappointing experience and didn't deliver what was advertised at all. A few wreaths and branches dotted around is the bare minimum of Christmas decor. Go for the beer and the... More 

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London UK
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Although I have been many times and would previously recommended it this was the first time with my 14 year old son. Although it was 18.00 on a Saturday evening and wanted an evening meal we were told he was not allowed. This is not any English law nor is it German custom. Dont go if you have children they... More 

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Bierschenke, Public Relations Manager at Bierschenke, responded to this review

Servus Barry, Thank you very much for your feedback. We are very sorry that your Saturday evening didn’t go as planned. We are a quirky and different venue from other pubs and restaurants and after having some difficulties with children not being comfortable in the extremely noisy surroundings we needed to change our guidelines accordingly in order to prevent this... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Biers are good, the atmosphere is cozy and very German. The staff is friendly and serviceminded and the food is amazing. I would for sure recommend you going there. Especially Laura helped to make our experience even better.

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Orlando, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We went to Bierschenke around 4pm and all tables were reserved, but they gave us a table anyway. We ordered the shared meal with meatloaf, Nuernberger sausage, bratwurst red cabbage. It was fantastic. Our girls both had a sausage dish that was equally wonderful. We wanted to thank Eva for all her help and great service. She answered all of... More 

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1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We were a group of 6. It took us about 10 minutes (!) to get the waitress' attention to order some drinks. 20 mins later we were ready to order some food - rather than the staff anticipating this, we had to ask for the menus. Ordered 3x Wiener schnitzel, 2x mushroom salad, some chips on the side and 1x... More 

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New York City, New York
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We booked a table here for a birthday party. Sadly, the evening was so disjointed, due to very unnecessary issues, the evening become more of a frustration than a celebration. Our server started the evening both friendly and attentive. That lasted for about 5 minutes. She would take the drink orders from only a small percentage of the table before... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

What can I say? I've been there three times now so I believe I can provide a decent evaluation. The food sounds great, everything you can ask from a German traditional menu. Value for money for FOOD is great, you get massive portions - as usually in Germany - and it's all very tasty. When it comes up to the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This place recently opened up in the building previously occupied by Henry's. It's an odd one; a very sweet young lady was keen for me to start a tab, but I politely declined as wasn't up for giving them my card. I opted to order at the bar and was served by a grumpy fräulein who shrugged when I asked... More 

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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

Lovely food & staff. Beers were decent Munich beers. Lacking atmosphere, though it was a tuesday night. Full of Germans which is a good sign. The only odd thing we found was that they either wanted to keep your bank card or you had to order & pay at the bar before you got your food. Wasnt up for the... More 

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Visited very early evening with family so hardly anyone else there. Despite this, service was a bit slow so it makes you wonder what it would be like if it was busy! Food was very nice though, nice and hot and well presented, so no complaints there. What we didn't like though, and others have mentioned it too, is that... More 

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Additional Information about Bierschenke

Address: 46 Essex Street, London WC2R 3JF, England
Phone Number: 0044 2079362536
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Westminster / Belgravia
Average Prices: USD 6 - 18
Cuisine: German

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