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The Blackfriar

#445 of 18,151 Restaurants in London}
$$ - $$$, British,
174 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4EG, England
+44 20 7236 5474
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (89 reviews)
“pie” (23 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
174 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4EG, England
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1 - 10 of 699 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had long intended to visit this pub after casting an eye over it on my way to the tube station for the last few months, my wife also when she visited. Stunning Art Deco exterior/interior. I suggested to my boss when he came down...More

Thank Beechcroft63
General Manager A, Manager at The Blackfriar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We regret to hear that you had this experience with us. We would like the opportunity to make this up to you. Please contact our manager at 442072365474 so we can make your experience a positive one.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a perfect quintessential English pub. The food was great and the atmosphere was perfect. A must visit

Thank mcqueenbee
General Manager A, Manager at The Blackfriar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Mcqueenbee, reviews like this give us motivation and help us ensure we provide high-quality care. Thanks again for the recommendation, and have an amazing day!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped into the Blackfriar on a Sunday evening without a reservation. Even though they were quite busy, the waitress found us a table. We had a great meal with some nice ales and ciders.

Thank moabhikers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While visiting London, I took my team to the Blackfriar and so glad I did. Most of them ordered fish and chips while I selected a club with chunky fries and lemon tart. Oh my gosh, the club was absolutely delicious and the lemon tart...More

Thank cindyfawn
General Manager A, Manager at The Blackfriar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for the positive review! Thanks again for the recommendation, and have an amazing day!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Glad to say the Blackfriars has remained the same and not been rebranded or changed. Down in London for a birthday event. Good beers on offer - still very popular and fills up quickly in the evening.

Thank SimplyFred
General Manager A, Manager at The Blackfriar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Simplyfred, reviews like this give us motivation and help us ensure we provide high-quality care. Thank you, and have a fantastic day!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub to go to if you are visiting London. It's a about a minutes walk from Blackfriars Tube sration. The pub has a lot of history and the decor is great. Good choice of beer and seating outside for a sunny day

Thank St_matty
General Manager A, Manager at The Blackfriar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

St_matty, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Blackfriar! Thank you, and have a fantastic day!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The pub is amazing with the ambience. We were hungry and wanted to order the burgers. Unfortunately the meat was horrible and not tasty. It was a big disappointment. Hope they change their meat provider!

Thank Onur Y
General Manager A, Manager at The Blackfriar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Onur Y, we regret to hear that you had this experience with us. We would like the opportunity to address your concerns. Please reach out to us directly at 442072365474 when you have a chance. Thank you, and we look forward to hearing from you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic English pub great atmosphere!!! Fish and chips were delicious and the meat pie! One of the place you must visit if you’re in England!!

Thank A T
General Manager A, Manager at The Blackfriar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

A T, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Blackfriar! A T, we're so glad that we were able to go above and beyond your expectations! Thanks again for the recommendation, and have an amazing day!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently had dinner here, and we thoroughly enjoyed it! The restaurant is right across the street from the Black Friars tube stop on the District and Circle Lines, so it's easy to get to. If you like Art Nouveau architecture, this place is a...More

Thank HilaireH116
General Manager A, Manager at The Blackfriar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hilaireh116, we're so glad that we were able to go above and beyond your expectations! Thank you, and have a fantastic day!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to the pub on a Sunday afternoon for a quick lunch and a pint. The decor of the pub is great for tourists wanting to see a traditional English pub with a bit of history. The service was extremely pleasant and the sausage...More

Thank Astoi
General Manager A, Manager at The Blackfriar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Astoi, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Blackfriar! Thanks again for the recommendation, and have an amazing day!

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Annie S
13 August 2017|
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I wouldn't take kids to this pub at that time of night. It seems to revert to more of a drinking venue in the evening. We had a lovely (and good value) breakfast in Joes Kitchen and Coffee House which is not far away and is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7236 5474
Description
A member of the iconic fleet dating back to 1873, Nicholson's offers timeless British pub hospitality. A fine stock of smooth and silky cask ales are pulled at the bar, while homely British classics are served in the dining room. The carefully chosen wine list brings together some great international bottles, while a Cask Ale Club is offered for any true beer aficionados.
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