The original pie and mash shop from the Manze family is the oldest continuously running eatery of its kind in London, having opened in 1902. The menu here consists of traditional classics, such as meat pies, liquor and eels.
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87 Tower Bridge Road
The BoroughLondonSE1 4TW
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I do love a jellied eel and a pie and mash shop. I haven't found one yet that I would give 5* rating too. There are plenty to choose from in Bethnal Green and there isn't that much between them to be honest. However, I do think it's important we support these little pieces of London culture and history buy visiting them as much as possible before they all disappear or are turned into chicken...more
The truth is I don't have a lot of Pie, mash and liquor experience to compare this to but my friends tell me its first rate. The pies were really good, and the charm of such an old pie shop adds to the experience. Can't wait to go back.more
This Pie and Mash shop has been here for DECADES, I have eaten in here for probably THREE DECADES, nothing has changed, it has history, wooden bench old photo's, lots of character. The pie, mash, liquor & eels (yes eels!) are all delicious, service is quick. Since we have moved away, I miss this place!!!. HIGHLY RECOMMENDEDmore
Really, you are here eating local history. The pie, mash and liquor (lickher / likka?) are in fact edible, but that's not what it's about. Other than the clothes of the customers it's hard to imagine that this place was any different 90 years ago. When Shad Thames was a street bustling with dock workers pushing barrows of spice from the ships off loading in the Pool of London to the...more
Ever since I was kid living in the States I've always been into diners. Even as a kid I think I realized these places were free of attitude. Just comfort foods enjoyed by all walks of life. Fast forward 25+ years I find myself in London searching for the same experience.
Today a friend of mine took me to a M. Manze a pie and mash shop which has been around since the late 1800's. Stepping into...more