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The Barrow Boy and Banker

#2,192 of 18,239 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$, British,
Bank Chambers 6-8 Borough High Street, London SE1 9QQ, England
+44 20 7403 5415
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good48%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“pies” (94 reviews)
“tasting board” (12 reviews)
“mash” (29 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Bank Chambers 6-8 Borough High Street, London SE1 9QQ, England
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1 - 10 of 463 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice interior but totally crowded. We waited more than 40 minutes for a table to get told to wait another 30min. Grab a quick drink and dine somewhere else.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Aqua_Risima
Reviewed 1 week ago

We met here for a drink before an eight-mile walk around SE London. Everyone knows that I'm not a great fan of big pubs, but I've got to admit that I was impressed by the Christmas trees and decorations in the Barrow Boy and Banker,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Horleylad
General M, General Manager at The Barrow Boy and Banker, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are glad you enjoyed your visit and your beer. Thanks for your feedback it is always Valuable. Thanks JB

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not great Very expensive - even though it’s so central in London - and I may be unlucky but I always seem to get slow, poor service Not a great selection of lagers I will not be backMore

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Excursion300142
General M, General Manager at The Barrow Boy and Banker, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feed back. Sorry you felt that our service has been a little slow at times. We do get extremely busy at certain times. I am slightly surprised about our choice of lagers as we have 6 on draught at the moment...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had dinner with my family. I had pie which is the the speciality of this place. there are many options an dI tied the 3 bird pie. it was very good.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Francesca N
General M, General Manager at The Barrow Boy and Banker, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Francesca thank you so much for your feedback. Glad you enjoyed our award winning Pies. Cheers JB

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well we have to say it is always a pleasure to visit you guys at The Barrow Boy & Banker and yet again a beautiful meal at a very reasonable price. As you can see from our photographs nothing was broken, so no need to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DAVEO66
General M, Manager at The Barrow Boy and Banker, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So pleased you guys had another great visit. I will pass on you comments. the staff always love to hear such feedback. See you soon JB

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large stereotypical pub on the south end of the London Bridge. Been here a handful of times previously but the DJ on a Friday night made conversation difficult over his music. We requested a song, which he played for us, then we left.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Swedishtomcat
General M, General Manager at The Barrow Boy and Banker, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

HI Thanks for your feedback, The DJ is something new we are trailing for a few weeks. We have been discussing them starting a bit later in the evenings. Like I say this is a bit of a trial at the moment. Feedback has been...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on Tuesday, nice people, nice waiters, great location, not expensive, Beer and food - great quality and atmosphere

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Pavel Z
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Haven't visited this establishment for a couple of years and from the moment I entered last night it was obvious it has had a refurb. I could only see craft beers on the pumps so asked the young barman if there was Foster's, Carlsberg or...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Ian C
General M, Manager at The Barrow Boy and Banker, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

I Ian we do serve more regular beers we have more regular beers Amstel, Heineken and Peroni on draft. it sound as if there was some level of miscommunication in this instance. The slug and lettuce has not been there for a while it is...More

Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Went Friday at 530pm already very busy and very loud.Its a craft beer pub so no regular lagers such as fosters or Carling.service was quick so no complaints there

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank grahamfreshwater
General M, General Manager at The Barrow Boy and Banker, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Hi Graham. we do have some more regular lagers we stock Amstel, Heineken and Peroni. Sorry you found it to busy and a bit to loud. Thanks you for your feedback. James

Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

A group of 10 of us ate here - 4 teenage girls and 6 adults. Friday lunch time and there was a nice buzzy atmosphere but not too packed. The dining area was busy so I would recommend booking. The food was very good -...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LAHLAH50
Nearby
Southwark
Even before the arrival of the instantly iconic Shard,
the riverside scene in Southwark had moved well beyond
any up-and-coming phase of development. For quite some
time, locals and out-of-towners alike have loved
browsing the boutiques of Bermondsey High Street,
foraging through the bounteous stalls at centuries old
foodie haven Borough Market, and flocking to the banks
of the Thames to enjoy some of Britain's biggest
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, 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, Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bank Chambers 6-8 Borough High Street, London SE1 9QQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Southwark
  • Neighborhood: Southwark
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7403 5415
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Description
Good food, great beer, and a friendly atmosphere… are all guaranteed at The Barrow Boy & Banker. Situated near London Bridge, we’re a perfect stop-off point for some of the city’s most well-known attractions - but don’t be surprised if you feel like sticking around.
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