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The Punch Bowl

#262 of 1,205 Nightlife in London
Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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What...a pub with great food??

Pubs aren't known for much more than beer and oily grub, but The Punch Bowl, which dates back... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2018
starwatchsam
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Tampa, Florida
Enjoyable

Tucked away in Mayfair this classic mid-Victorian era London pub had a major makeover a few years... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2018
liverpool1023
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great pub in a lovely part of town. Always enjoy the atmosphere here and the lack of pretentious people and presentation. Great service and excellent pub food the steak and scallops were superb. This place could never be accused of style over...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

We were attending Mass at the beautiful and historical Farm Street Church and nearly next door found this charming and very traditional pub. We decided to try it for lunch and couldn’t have been more pleased. Excellent fish and chips and their own brew of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 22, 2019 via mobile

If you’re looking for a real English Pub that’s been around for a very long time with GREAT food look no further, this is the place to go. Wonderful intimate pub atmosphere with friendly service from the actual owner who welcomes you into this pub...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

Tucked away in Mayfair, this classic mid-Victorian era London pub was excellent. My husband and I loved this place and felt the warm and authentic atmosphere complemented the fantastic neighbourhood location.The menu choice is solid pub-grub targeted towards the higher end; steak, fish and chips...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

Had been to mr foggs residence for afternoon tea and thought we would visit the punch bowl as we were in the area . Very nice ambiance all be it a bit quiet but it was mid afternoon. I would be aware of the prices...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

The lunch was £45 for starters and tea. It’s gorgeous from the outside a typical pub on the inside. My pumpkin wasn’t fully cooked. The mussels my friend had were good. The leek and potato soup was okay. The service was good.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this pub while walking with some friends, it’s a nice pub, not too packed. Our warning to others is this:- We asked for 4 large (250ml) glasses of wine, 2 reds, 1 rose and 1 dry white. The bill for this was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

Pubs aren't known for much more than beer and oily grub, but The Punch Bowl, which dates back pretty much to the stone ages (OK...1729, but still pretty darned old) and was once owned by Director Guy Ritchie and ex-wife Madonna, possesses both warm and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank starwatchsam
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Tucked away in Mayfair this classic mid-Victorian era London pub had a major makeover a few years ago. It is a good option for this immediate part of town, which is either bereft of many pubs and/or lacking in good quality pub grub (e.g. the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Nice little gastro pub with good food! Service a bit slow but there were 12 of us! And the wine list good. An excellent Argentinian Malbec was drunk - well, several!! I enjoyed my prawns and squid with a lime and chilli sauce. Will be...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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