Dine Memphis-style at Porky’s BBQ in Bankside, where you’ll find smoked meats, bourbons and craft beers. Using traditional grills and smokers this American-themed eatery serves a selection of slow-cooked meats, such as their signature ribs dry rubbed and smoked over hickory wood.
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18 New Globe WalkBanksideLondonSE1 9DR
Located in London's Bankside (by Shakespeare's globe), Porky's BBQ is located just off the main river walk and therefore a bit easy to miss if you were not intentionally looking for it. The restaurant is dressed in a typical American grill house fashion and gave me sweet memories of Orlando, Florida, we visited on a Saturday afternoon when the restaurant was moderately busy but were quickly...more
I'm a huge aficionado of Porkys at Shoreditch box park, but haven't been there for awhile. Yesterday we had tickets to the Globe & when looking for a place for dinner nearby, I was so excited to see a Porky's.
It's obviously a much larger space than at the box park, with bar stool height tables & beer pong tables out front and regular restaurant style seating at the back.
Sadly the food was...more
If this place is a Memphis thing, I'm not that interested.
Ribs are aiiite... a bit dry and tender enough. They have a selection of sauces on the table (BBQ, ketchup, chilli, and sophop?) to drench your meat and add another level of flavor. It's an OK place if you're around the area but not a place that I would actively seek out when I'm craving some BBQ. Coleslaw tasted like they added...more
Day 2 for London and another venue near the Globe theater. Porky's has a nice atmosphere evoking the USA with wall posters of blues artists and music from Hank Sr., Willie, and Mellencamp being piped in (loudly). The wait staff was courteous. At the beer pong table I conversed with 2 friendly young businessmen explaining how on Fridays they begin their weekend at 12:30 getting hammered. I...more
This BBQ joint just can't wait to show everyone how AMERICAN it is. To be honest, i don't care if a bbq joint anywhere in this world looks amazingly american, as long as the bbq is good. Luckily, the food was quite good, and the price very very reasonable.
My boyfriend's pulled pork was great although it could have used a bit of bbq sauce. My ribs were amazing and ginormously portioned and...more