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The Counting House

#1,823 of 18,297 Restaurants in London}
$$ - $$$, British,
50 Cornhill, London EC3V 3PD, England
+44 20 7283 7123
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“pies” (43 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Cornhill, London EC3V 3PD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I DJed a wedding here on Saturday and the venue itself is just stunning. The decor and the way they did it for a wedding (see photos uploaded) was amazing. The tables were all laid out beautifully and the lights were so lovely. If you...More

Thank Meganamond
Reviewed July 23, 2017

This restaurant is in an old banking hall, giving it quite the unique feel! It's a great place to have a pie and a pint.

Thank aawwd
Reviewed July 23, 2017

This is a classy Fullers pub situated in the heart of the city. It offers the usual good range of Fullers beers all served in excellent condition. Despite the fact they are very busy the staff are friendly and helpful. The food is good and...More

Thank ANDY K
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Dropped in for lunch - always popular but managed to get in okay Pie and beer - now that's a power lunch! Perfect - shame my other half doesn't come with me on these trips She would appreciate the food 100%

Thank Paul T
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

4th pub of our groups crawl and a lovely specimen of a fullers pub, nice pint of pride would say it could of been cleaner as bar was sticky but it was a busy hot Friday. Lovely decor throughout the pub

Thank Chris P
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Stopped at The Counting house for dinner last evening and had the west country lamb pie. The food was excellent plus the best pint of Fullers ESB I've had for along time. Extremely busy so best to book in advace. Amazing ornate interior.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

We dropped in for lunch today. We were immediately made welcome by an excellent and friendly waiter. Nothing was too much trouble . Drinks and lunch were served quickly. The steak pie was delicious. A really delightful experience and we would highly recommend. We'd been...More

Thank Shooz17
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

OK, it's a well known Fullers bar (get a hand pulled ESB) in the middle of London that is probably nothing really special to those who live there. It is in a wonderfully restored bank building complete with a leaded stained glass dome and immense...More

Thank Mindyopp
Jas T, General Manager at The Counting House, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2017

Many thanks for taking the time to review our pub. I am really happy you enjoyed your visit, it makes myself and my staff proud that you have a positive experience :-) We look forward to seeing you again. Regards Jas Teensa General Manager

Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

This is the real deal authentic English Pub. We were the only tourists in the place surrounded by English businessmen. It was awesome to not be in one of the tourist "pubs". The food was excellent. We both had traditional pies Food and service were...More

Thank Cspear
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

Great to have a drink in the building i got my first job in as a bank clerk! It is a building of great character. Didn't eat here but the beer was in excellent condition so really enjoyed my visit.

Thank Ken N
City of London
From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to
its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile
in the world, the financial district known simply as
“The City” is one of London's most historic and
fascinating neighborhoods. Here high rise office
towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with
Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually
every era in between, including Christopher Wren's
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Cornhill, London EC3V 3PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighborhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7283 7123
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Built in 1893 as a magnificent banking hall, the aptly named Counting House oozes 19th Century decadence. With gleaming chandeliers and high domed ceiling, it's a stunning place to stop by for a hand-raised pie and a pint of real ale in the heart of London.
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