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Black Friar

#41 of 1,346 Nightlife in London
Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Art Nouveau Gem

Architectually this is a great pub to visit. So many types of marble adorning the inside along with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Havelock North, New Zealand
A must Stop in London

This is a very friendly pub in the heart of London. It was great to sit outside. The staff was... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Seattle, Washington
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You will find The Blackfriar in Blackfriars London within a short stroll of Blackfriars Bridge, Upper Thames Street and Fleet Street - however you won't find another like it.Step in to discover a traditional pub of unique character, revered for its...more
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174 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4EG, England
City of London
+44 20 7236 5474
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Architectually this is a great pub to visit. So many types of marble adorning the inside along with a vaulted ceiling over the dining room and brass motifs all around. Cosy and friendly feel to it and I had the most delcious oatmeal stout on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CatrionaM732
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for breakfast, pub looks amazing from the inside, breakfasts came out cold and one I felt needed to be returned to the bar due to overcooked eggs. After explaining the cold yet over cooked breakfast the waitress took the plate away.. No apology or...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed 4 November 2018

This is a very friendly pub in the heart of London. It was great to sit outside. The staff was friendly.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Delmov
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Don’t be fooled by the apparently “deserted” look of this classic little pub outside Blackfriars Station - it’s totally deceptive. When you step inside you find a warm, busy little pub with lots of life. Without any information, my companion and I ventured in to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ali_Hawkins
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Had lunch this afternoon at this pub. Great location and nice ambience and decorations. Service was really good. I had fish and chips here about 2 years ago and it was outstanding. The fish was about 1" thick with a really nice thin batter that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Nice little pub, lots of character, and history, we were staying at the Premier Inn, Blackfriars and was 2 mins away, visited twice on a really sunny weekend, good service.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank coombsy1960
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Came hear to celebrate after visiting one of the queens garden parties we had a lovely dinner we were glad we booked a table as it was very lively. Staff were efficient despite being very busy and the food was very good. The pub has...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank hollyhampshire1
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Four of us went here for dinner. Food was very good especially the sausage and mashed main. Our problem was with our waiter regarding the tip. At the end of our meal, the waiter gave us the bill and we asked if a service tip...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Robert R
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Just popped in for a beer and it was great. Very busy on a Sunday night.. The only thing letting it down was the toilets.. Urinal full of urine and no way to flush so had to hold my breath...

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Scuba2013
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We had luckily pre booked as the restaurant was completely booked for 3 sittings. The bar had a lovely buzz and was really busy. The food was traditional pub pie and mash. The highlight is the internal quirkiness and our waitress gave us a leaflet...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
right. Cross the road and you are there.