Located in a converted fire station, this award winning bar has a popular following. They also serve a variety of modern British dishes and provide seating on the pavement area, weather permitting. Catering for private parties is also available.
Venue Details & Map
The Fire Station
150 Waterloo RoadSouthwarkLondonSE1 8SB
- +44 (0)20 7620 2226
- Public transport:
- London Waterloo, National Railway
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The Fire Station is actually what my rating says, 'ok'
The beer's fine, I've been here a couple of times because it's next to waterloo so an easy place to arrange to meet people, would I intend to stay here all evening, probably not it to me has an atmosphere very much of meeting point have a couple move on.
the tables are a bit packed in so at times you feel a bit concious that you're in...more
STAY AWAY, far far away. Honestly, I am not one to write a scathing review usually. My standards aren't insane and I don't expect a ton from a restaurant, but I have never had a worse restaurant experience in my life. If I could give zero stars I would.
Here are the lowlights:
1.) There was a mouse scurrying around the dining room floor - not kidding. We had to tell our waiter.
2.) The food...more
The last time I was here, I spent most of the evening fending off a really odd guy whom lived in a hotel, was drinking with the security guard from the hotel and worked (I think) at the House of Lord doing something important.
He had decided that I was the loveliest creature he had ever seen and the big surprise to him (and proceeded to tell me over and over again) was that he didn't 'fancy...more
Found this place while exploring the Waterloo area on a business trip back in April. Looked cool so I went in for some coffee and lunch. Being new to visiting London, I ordered fish and chips looking for what I thought was the comfort food of London. What I came away with was a memory of extremely slow service. Slow for acknowledgement of my existence, slow to take an order, slow to bring...more
I'd been here a few times before nights out or whatever, and remember it being a decent boozer with decent food.
So when I was in the hood with 2 hours to kill before my 3PM appointment at St. Thomas', I figured, ah, what the heck. It's gotta be better than Pret-in-the-station.
I wish I'd had that sandwich.
Took me half an hour of staring at the waitron to get a menu. OK, it was...more