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The Bow Bells Pub

#206 of 1,349 Nightlife in London
Open Now: 12:00 - 23:30
Open today: 12:00 - 23:30
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Pizza Mondays!

Pizza and a drink for £10 on Mondays, you can't go wrong. The pizzas were huge, tasty and nicely... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
London, United Kingdom
Longest wait time ever

1.5 hours for all of our pizzas to come out at different stages, despite all ordering at the same... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Montreal, Canada
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17 Oct 2018
23 Aug 2018
“Charming and full of Character!”
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116 Bow Road, London E3 3AA, England
+44 20 8980 0744
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Pizza and a drink for £10 on Mondays, you can't go wrong. The pizzas were huge, tasty and nicely topped.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I visited with a friend last night, and left after one drink ( which I regretted ordering). At six o clock in the evening the music was far too loud for a conversation, the atmosphere was not welcoming and the service was mediocre, despite not...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

1.5 hours for all of our pizzas to come out at different stages, despite all ordering at the same time. The Monday deal, pizza and a drink for £10 is pretty good value, but pizzas were lacking. We did get compensated for the wait time,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

First trip to Bow for 45 years. Much has changed, but The Bow Below is what I remember as a good old fashioned East End pub.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Very good spicy pizza, decent cold pint of hop house and some perfectly acceptable red wine. What's not to like.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

5 minutes walk from the match factory famous for the 19th century strike by women. Excellent and inexpensive pizza, burgers, and chips.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

A proper English pub, very old school, where you can drink a beer or play at the pool, my favourite place as such as home

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub, authentic atmosphere and friendly staff. The food is really yummy, great burgers. Despite being a very picky Italian, I particularly enjoyed the stone baked pizzas, made daily with fresh dough by the chef!! 👍👍

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank elleiessea
Reviewed 14 November 2016

An old school British pub that has gone through a many changes to move with the times. Went on a saturday afternoon to meet friends for a couple of beers; there was a friendly mixed crowd and a bar staff that was welcoming. If you...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Good pub, Friendly staff, plenty of TV's mounted on the walls, jukebox, loads on tap so can't complain! Will be back soon.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Nick R
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