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The Blackfriar

174 Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4V 4EG

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  • The Blackfriar - London
  • The Blackfriar - London
  • The Blackfriar - London
  • The Blackfriar - London
  • The Blackfriar - London
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Main course: £12
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 09:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30.

Great pub, great atmosphere, fascinating decor, marvellous service

Brenda 09 March 2018
from Rainham

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An historic Art Nouveau Grade II-listed London pub, The Blackfriar was built in 1905 on the site of a Dominican friary, and designed by Arts and Crafts Movement artists H. Fuller-Clark and Henry Poole. Saved from demolition by a campaign led by Sir John Betjeman, the pub serves traditional British food in a warm, welcoming environment.

Since Nicholson’s pubs were first established in 1873, these traditional British inns have become synonymous with warm hospitality, hearty pub food and a speciality range of ales. As well as always featuring British pub classics like beer-battered fish & chips and gammon & eggs, the Blackfriar menu is complemented by a rotating selection of pie, sausage & chop and fish specials for each season.

The Blackfriar bar is always stocked with exquisite gins, warming whiskies and fine wines to pair with favourite meals, and there’s always a superb range of seasonal and regional real ales on offer. A constant at the bar is the St Austell-brewed Nicholson’s Pale Ale, made with Cornish Maris Otter malts, and a hand-picked blend of English hops.

The Blackfriar in London is a 3-minute walk from London Blackfriars Tube Station.

The Blackfriar

174 Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4V 4EG

Contact +44 2072365474

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Customer reviews for The Blackfriar

4.4 (((() (based on 23 reviews)
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  • lunch (16)
  • dinner (15)
  • value (6)
  • trendy (5)
  • business (3)
  • views (3)
  • entertainment (2)
  • al fresco (1)
  • private dining (1)
  • romantic (1)
  • ((((( 9 March 2018 by Brenda from Rainham

    Great pub, great atmosphere, fascinating decor, marvellous service

  • ((((( 3 January 2018 by Thomas from Dallenwil

    Great location with very good food and friendly staff. We felt very welcome and the interior is a must see and feel.

  • ((((( 21 December 2017 by Micaela from pinerolo italy

    everything was ok.... table, service and food!

  • ((((( 21 December 2017 by Sarah from London

    Friendly and helpful staff, did not rush us, despite it being the busy festive period. Fabulous interior décor!!! Well worth a visit

  • ((((( 9 November 2017 by Christopher from Blackfriars

    Reasonable menu, good price and service. Can't fault it.

  • ((((( 9 November 2017 by Vanessa from London

    Very nice historical location. Definitely need a booking, the dining area is quite small. Very good service, particularly for a pub. The food is ok. The prices are really good for London so this place is very good value for money. A bit noisy though, as all pubs.

  • ((((* 23 October 2017 by Elisabeth from Hertford

    Wonderful ambience. Food well cooked and presented

  • ((((( 6 October 2017 by Elisabeth from Hertford

    Brilliant service and surroundings. Food excellent.

  • ((((* 5 October 2017 by Iain from London

    Good location right on the river. Great quirky pub, interesting interior. Good beers and good pub food. Solid choice. Also, our waitress (we booked into the restaurant bit) was brilliant, very polite and on it.

  • ((((( 26 August 2017 by Jocelyn from London

    The food was great, service was terrific

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