Normally those who haven't heard of this floating bar spend some time perplexed beforehand.
"Have you been to the Tattershall Castle?"
"No. Where is it?"
"Opposite the London Eye."
"I didn't know there was a castle opposite the London Eye."
"It's not a castle, it's a boat. That's a pub."
"A boat? So it sails up and down the Thames?"
"No, it stays in one place."
"... Are you making this...more
Bar/Restaurant sur une péniche. Un peu deçu par le bar en haut (on dit sur le pont il me semble?) qui avait très peu de choix de soft.
En revanche la partie restaurant en bas (cale du bateau?) était sympathique. Il y avait peu de monde c'était donc très calme et nous avons mangé face à la tamise avec vu sur le london eye.
La nourriture était vraiment très bonne. Le meilleur fish and chips de...more
This is one of the most unique places to drink in London. Belying its name, the Tattershall Castle is a boat moored on the Thames
There's a bar on the open deck and what a view you have! Moored between Westminster and Hungerford bridges, you get a grand view of the London Eye, Old County Hall, the houses of parliament and Big Ben, the backs of various Whitehall departments and a little of the...more
It's hard to get a better view than a bar on a BOAT! Or, more likely a boat that is an entire BAR! Either way, it rocks...um, literally. Right across the London eye and near Embankment and Westminister tube it's a perfect location to have a Sunday Funday. Or any day, if you're a student looking to procrastinate.
Went here twice in one weekend (a very sunny weekend, I might add), enjoyed some...more
If you wanted to tear up the cogs of our nation in a fit of anti-bureaucratic rage (or just for malevolent fun) then phuut-phuuting down the Thames with a few tugs at 6pm on a Friday and dragging The Tattershall Castle off to Rockhall or somewhere would be a good step.
Why? Because this floating pub is an end-of-week mega-magnet to the civil service, drawing our beloved and besuited...more