Anchor Bankside

About

See where Samuel Pepys watched the Great Fire of London from and Doctor Johnston wrote part of his dictionary. The Anchor Bankside was originally built in 1615 but today serves classic British fare, seven days a week; and has a terrace bar overlooking the river Thames.

Venue Details & Map

Anchor Bankside

Address
34 Park Street
London
SE1 9EF
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 74071577
Public transport:
London Bridge, Underground

Yelp Reviews

6.00 out of 5
based on 90 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Anchor Bankside

4.0 out of 5
21 February 2018
by Neel S.

Apparently Shakespeare and Charles Dickens has had a drink here so I had to try it. Excellent location overlooking river Thames. Classic pub with a very classy interior. Big selection of beers. Famous for fish and chips. And oh for the vegetarians folks, they have veggie fish (cheese) and chips on the menu too. It was ok though. The balcony on the 1st floor has nice views. Check it out. more

1.0 out of 5
21 May 2018
by Julian F.

Horrible service waited nearly 2hrs to get our food. Prices are ok but I'm sure you can go to any other location and get the same thing. So don't waste you time here more

5.0 out of 5
17 January 2018
by Maria A.

Yummy cider.. great food..

Cozy place, with great service. Upstairs n downstairs, so plenty of space. Fish n chips are finger licking good more

4.0 out of 5
23 June 2017
by Jordan B.

Great pub! My wife and I were visiting from New York, and are admittedly not the curators of London cuisine, but we had some great food and a great time! Service was quick and friendly, the prices were definitely a bit steep compared to some of the other pubs we visited, but we felt the end justified the means. This place is a bit of a landmark, and you definitely pay for it, but the interior... more

1.0 out of 5
03 June 2018
by Felix J.

The most advertised menu item... fish and chips (of course). But, you can't serve fish & chips when you have NO CHIPS!

Bar tender couldn't care less and had no idea how to make a martini. I know, it's a pub. But it's London and I even said "shaken, not stirred." Actually, I didn't. But in James Bond's own country, they should've been able to take care of me. more

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