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The Walrus and The Carpenter

#1,617 of 19,549 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$, British,
45 Monument Street, London EC3R 8BU, England
+44 20 7621 1647
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
45 Monument Street, London EC3R 8BU, England
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1 - 10 of 209 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered drink 2 of the 4 choices of soft drink on menu not available. The menu advertised cask beers and recommended to ask the staff for advise on them. I asked about St. Peter’s brewery but the staff member didn’t even know that was the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SueW1579
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to leave us valuable feedback following your recent visit. We regret that you had a negative experience with us, but would like to thank you for bringing this to our attention. If you would like to speak to us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this pub been here a lot and every time it makes me want to come back keep doing what your doing guys Dave top man

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lujzita
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lujzita, we strive for 100% satisfaction, and it is great to see you had such a positive experience at The Walrus and The Carpenter. I'll be sure to pass along your comments to Daved

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an excellent place. The food, the staff, the beer everything spot on! The staff are the friendliest in London. We stayed around the corner at the Premier Inn and called in here 3 times. Brilliant. To The Walrus and Carpenter staff keep up...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lexi71
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lexi, thank you so much for your positive comments about The Walrus and The Carpenter. I will be sure to let the staff know how great of an experience you had please make sure sure to return and we will look forward to looking...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped around corner at premier inn and called with kids for drinks after sight seeing . Brill place children very welcome staff excellent very friendly. Lots hand pulled beers and selection Gins for wife . We didn't eat here but viewed meals being served...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 193glennr
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

193glennr, Thank you for your kind review; this means alot to us. We are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at The Walrus and The Carpenter and we will look forward to looking after you again!

Reviewed October 24, 2018

A friend and myself decided to go on an explore in London to see the Temple Church, the Inns of Court and any side street that took our fancy. We were on the walkway by the corner of Pudding Lane and Monument Street looking over...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank soso g
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Hi Soso, Thank you so much for an excellent review. This is honestly what we strive to achieve everyday and it is so great to actually hear what a great experience you had. I will definitely without doubt pass on your kind comments to all...More

Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

There’s plenty of choice here with a number of drinks and draught beers available across the board. We visited one midweek lunchtime whilst it was quiet but the televisions were on, the staff were friendly and chatty and we had a nice, quiet beer. Definitely...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gregwilson09
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Hi Greg, Thank you so much for reviewing us, we love to get feedback I am so glad you enjoyed your visit with us. We do try to please everyone with our large selection available all the time. We really hope to to see you...More

Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

We came across this place by mistake and found it to be friendly and quieter as it didn't have football on the telly . Great choice of ales and gins.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 593gerardm
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

Hi Gerard, We do pride ourselves in our ale and gin. We just recently finished our gin festival and we have our beer showcase going on at the moment. I am si glad to know that you appreciated it. I think all pubs should have...More

Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

As you can see by my title I was by my favourite lunch place again.. Yummy! Yummy! After half day on tourist trail with a girlfriend, and after telling her so much about it I decided to make sure it was as good as I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Taiwo k
GeneralManagerA765, Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Taiwo K, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at The Walrus and The Carpenter! It is so important to us that we get feedback especially when it is as good as you put...More

Reviewed September 7, 2018

Stopped here for a late lunch on a recent sightseeing holiday in London. What a lovely olde worlde place. Fabulous décor, lovely and clean with friendly helpful staff. We had the Sharing Platter with a few add ons and it was delicious, just sorry we...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Susanvc24
GeneralManagerA765, Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2018

Susanvc24, thank you for your kind words and this wonderful review! It means so much to us to get this kind of positive feedback. We would love to have you back here again if your in the area. Just a little confused as to why...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Wow what can I say, it's our third visit to this restaurant over the past few years and it has been fantastic every time. We'd specifically come here for a birthday treat and boy was it a treat! We had the sharing Nachos to start...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 364ruthn
General Manager A, Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2018

Hi Ruth! His name is Brian. I will without a doubt make sure he see's this review, he will be absolutely chuffed. This industry can be very hard work with little reward sometimes but it is kind words such as yours that really touch our...More

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wiltsworker
April 26, 2017|
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Response from oleb84 | Property representative |
Hi DASM1971, Apologises for the late reply. We do not have disabled access I am afraid but there is only 1 small step into the building and a few tables suitable for dining in the main bar area.
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rayfamily_10
July 22, 2016|
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Hi everyone, I can confirm we are currently trialling opening on a Sunday. Our current hours are 1200-1700 although after a string of very successful days we are looking to extend these hours and we are now even offering... More
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Nancy
March 22, 2015|
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Response from Riverliver | Reviewed this property |
You can google them for a website. The prices are good. Not high. About typical for a British pub. Lots of good beer on tap! And lots of local businessmen stopping by for pint. So I would think it the prices are... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $19
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 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
Saturday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Monument Street, London EC3R 8BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighborhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7621 1647
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Description
You will find The Walrus and The Carpenter in Monument London within a short stroll of Lower Thames St, London Bridge and Great Tower Street - however you won't find another like it.Step in to discover a traditional pub of unique character, revered for its eclectic range of real ales and its quality pub food, which are served, as they should be, with a generous measure of famous British hospitality. The Walrus and The Carpenter is one of many rare gems in the Nicholson's collection of great British pubs, reputed for their distinctive buildings, intriguing history and vibrant atmosphere.
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