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The Old Bank of England - CLOSED

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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a drink only. It reminded me of The Royal Exchange by The Bank of England. It had a good feel. Comfortable nooks and crannies to hide in.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank John F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came across this on a pub crawl with my friends a couple of years back, we was so impressed when we walked in, loved the deco, the antique feel mixed with a lively atmosphere was absolutely brilliant with the live band playing. the drinks were...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 3azabirdx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ended up in tOBoE after a disappointing trip to a nearby bar. The brass so shiny you don't want to visit on a bad hair day and the Staff are so friendly. Didn't go to eat but when the next tables food arrived it was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank HappyPessimist
oldbankofengland, events at The Old Bank of England, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello HappyPessimist! Thank you for your amazing review and the perfect score! Your correct in saying our pies are defiantly unique, something for everyone! Make sure you pop in before the 2nd as we have a change over in companies and will be closed for...More

Reviewed January 3, 2019

Wonderfully restored Fullers pub in Fleet Street full of character with no expense spared on the refurb. Great upstairs gallery which we had a group photo, came here for pre lunch Christmas drinks as part of a day out, great selection of Fullers ales on...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nice1Chuck
oldbankofengland, Events at The Old Bank of England, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2019

Thank you Biriyaniboy B for your amazing review! We would love to see the photo and we look forward to seeing you again very soon to view our up-coming refurb! :) The OBE Team

Reviewed December 23, 2018

Residing in the former Law Courts branch of the Bank of England, this beautifully decorated Fuller's pub has a unique character and classy ambiance. The pub has a great selection of beer and drinks to choose from, including craft beer, together with traditional pub food....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank petecalleya
oldbankofengland, Events at The Old Bank of England, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2018

Well what a perfect review! Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about our beautiful pub! We look forward to seeing you again soon, Happy New Year, The OBE Team.

Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Comfortable pub with incredible character and history. Great beer selection. Our shared fish and chips was good. Worth a visit, especially during cold wet December.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Reasonable50
oldbankofengland, Events at The Old Bank of England, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2018

Thank you for your review! Our pub is defiantly worth a warm visit in the cold December but also amazing in the summer too! Perhaps we will see you then too! Happy New Year, The OBE Team

Reviewed December 14, 2018

We had team lunch here, the table was nicely decorated and the food arrived quickly. Good selection of drinks and friendly service. The pub itself is also very nice with high ceilings and decorations.

Date of visit: December 2018
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oldbankofengland, Events at The Old Bank of England, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us! I am very happy to hear you had a pleasant experience and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Happy New Year! The OBE Team

Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

We made a special trip to visit the "Old Bank of England" during our too-short stay in London. We were immediately taken by the impressive interior of the building. The woodwork is amazing and we were happy to see that it had survived. We were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Valiant V
oldbankofengland, Events Manager at The Old Bank of England, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

Hi Valiant, Thank you for your amazing review! I am sorry to hear you didn't get a chance to sample all three mini pies, however that leaves all the more reason to visit us again! We hope you had an amazing but short visit hear...More

Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

Food ok although totally overpriced for what we had. Shop bought pate to start. Might be lovely for general meal but would not recommend for Xmas meal unfortunately

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank traceygaylor
Reviewed November 22, 2018

We stayed at a hotel nearby and had searched a bit upfront for a pub to grab a decent pub lunch and an ale/lager as the first meal after setting foot again in London. We chose this one, and wasn’t disappointed. We came a bit...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MEfem
oldbankofengland, Events Manager at The Old Bank of England, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

Hello MEfem, Thank you for your amazing review. We always like to hear about your experience and what you thought. I shall ensure that your positive words a passed onto the team. We hope you enjoyed your trip and we look forward to seeing you...More

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