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The Banker

#3,339 of 18,682 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$, British,
2 Cousin Lane, London EC4R 3TE, England
+44 20 7283 5206
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2 Cousin Lane, London EC4R 3TE, England
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1 - 10 of 109 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I drink here most weeks as I work above it, but we decided to have some food for friday lunch last week and it was incredible. Everything was perfect and the chips were to die for. The dining area is lovely and our waiter Luca...More

Thank JashJ95
Reviewed 2 days ago

We organised a colleagues leaving do on one of the hottest nights of the year. Everything went down a storm and the venue was excellent

Thank Romantic_11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been in this pub for drinks a number of times. Nice but fairly small outside space to enjoy the sunny weather with views of the Thames.

Thank TrueBlueCFC
Justyna K, General Manager at The Banker, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank your for your feedback! Your opinion is very important to us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting pub in the arches under Cannon Street Station with a bar that overhangs the river providing superb views. Four good ales on handpump and friendly staff. However, what lets the pub down is the food. Like many Fullers pubs I have visited, the food...More

Thank EdBlackadder
Justyna K, Manager at The Banker, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you your review. We are very pleased to hear about our great staff and service. I am sorry to hear of how you felt about our food. We really appreciate the feedback and hope to see you soon, take care.

Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Expensive food and poor portions for price there is so much better in london than this Has to be the worst fish and chips I have ever eaten soggy batter chips that are barely enough for a child let alone an adult and all that...More

Thank NotFoodie123456
Justyna K, Manager at The Banker, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to communicate to us why our product did not meet your expectations. We wish provide the best available way to resolve your issue as soon as possible. Please accept our sincerest apology for your dissatisfaction . Regards Management Team

Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this gem when we were visiting London from Australia, great atmosphere, fantastic location, great food & fantastic customer service. We will definitely be coming back.

Thank StewartVicky
Justyna K, Manager at The Banker, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Thank you for your review and kind words. I am glad you had a great time in London in our pub. Hope to see you next time.

Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Went with a friend to The Banker. Met for drinks and dinner Sat in the tables by the river Good food Good service Good price Will go again

Thank Canadauk2012
Justyna K, Manager at The Banker, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Thank you for your review and kind words. Hope to see you very soon.

Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Right underneath Cannon Street station by the river you find the Fullers pub, you find The Banker. As you enter, turn right and if you’re lucky you get a window seat right next to the river. Prices are very reasonable for the location with sausage...More

2  Thank Ken R
Justyna K, Manager at The Banker, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Dear Ken, Thank you very much your feedback. We hope to see you again here Kind regards

Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

We (my husband, my daughter and I) went for lunch here with one of his work colleagues, wife and kid as per my husband's colleague suggestion. He choose this pub because of this being next to the Thames. I wasn't sure about this place from...More

Thank Alejandrina L
Justyna K, Manager at The Banker, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to communicate to us why our product did not meet your expectations. We wish provide the best available way to resolve your issue as soon as possible. Please accept our sincerest apology for your dissatisfaction . Kind regards Manager

Reviewed April 22, 2018

We wanted some decent food at a good price for a group of 10 and we went for one of our regular haunts, The Banker. It's tucked away down a side street, underneath Cannon Street railway bridge. It's a Fullers pub so serves a decent...More

Thank londonphil123
Justyna K, Manager at The Banker, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Dear Reviewer, Thank you very much your very kind feedback. We hope to see you soon Kind regards

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6 - $19
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cousin Lane, London EC4R 3TE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighborhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7283 5206
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Description
A fantastic riverside pub with great views of the Thames, The Banker sits right on the water between London Bridge and Southwark Bridge.
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