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Bodean's BBQ - Tower Hill

#635 of 17,680 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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16 Byward Street, London EC3R 5BA, England
+44 20 7488 3883
Today
12:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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North Cornelly, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went here on the recommendation of a colleague who is a London regular and we were so glad we decided to take his advice! Food was absolutely superb and cooked to perfection and price wise was definitely reasonable for what was brought to the table. Will definitely be visiting her again on our next London break.

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United Kingdom
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106 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just fancied a meat hit. Tried this as looked good value. We had: Starter: Memphis style nachos sharer. Note: order Diablo sauce for a bit of kick as the table stuff isn't even tingly. Very nice, large. My main: 1lb pulled pork burrito: LARGE. 1lb +Rice. Very tasty. I couldn't finish the rice. Works well with the diablo sauce (£1)... More 

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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Bodean's BBQ is a really nice american diner. Food is great. The deco and atmosphere is nice. All kind of meat is great

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had to visit this place as tried several times before & the sheer size of the queue made us have to turn away. We were lucky to get in the Tower Hill outlet but we did & were seated downstairs in what was a definite culture shock but a very American place. Opted for the roast BBQ chicken & I... More 

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great BBQ grub, we always get the boss platter with a few little extras. The ribs, pork and beef are amazing, as is the pulled pork and burnt ends. Normally go without food the next day after a full pig out 😁. Staff always seem very helpful and even though it can get very busy you never feel rushed or... More 

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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm a fan of bodeans, I've been to the Fulham branch too. Food is always delicious. Can get really busy during rush hour. Some of the hosting staff can be a bit abrupt though.

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Thank Imacat11
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second time I've been here the food is amazing the portions are ample and I would recommend the burnt ends without reservation! Fast and friendly service with the pricing being a little on the high side but it is definitely worth it!

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San Antonio, Texas
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As an American southerner I can attest that Bodeans has some of the best BBQ I have had. Ample sized and good casual atmosphere. All around good place for comfort food.

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Thank Bill S
London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Reservation for 6:30pm on a Tuesday evening. Seated promptly and staff were friendly throughout. Good service. Whilst the food was served in medium to large portions, it was not of any great quality and ended up relatively expensive to the quality. The half slab of Jacob's Ladder Beef Ribs was cooked well. Tender off the bone and not too chewy.... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate dinner here in December 2016 during a business trip. I was travelling alone and this turned out to be a great place to get a meal. They let me eat at the bar (no sitting alone at a table) and bartenders were cheerful and efficient. Drinks were served promptly and with some friendly banter, and my food arrived... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 18
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Byward Street, London EC3R 5BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7488 3883

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