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The White Bear

57 St. John Street, London EC1M 4AN, England
+44 20 7490 3535
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A real pub of the old sort

One of the most friendly pubs that I have visited. An intimate and small place with a authentic... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
Armann H
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Molde, Norway
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Lunch

Great little pub in cool Farringdon. Have been going here for years and always enjoy the food... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Tony P
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25 Nov 2017
“A real pub of the old sort”
10 Aug 2017
“Lunch”
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57 St. John Street, London EC1M 4AN, England
Clerkenwell
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+44 20 7490 3535
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

One of the most friendly pubs that I have visited. An intimate and small place with a authentic atmosphere.

Thank Armann H
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Great little pub in cool Farringdon. Have been going here for years and always enjoy the food & drink. Friendly owners & staff. A good selection of special main meals & sandwiches/light bites all freshly prepared & well presented.

Thank Tony P
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

It's a local haunt for post work drinks and it's just great. It's family run and everyone is lovely and great to chat to. Love the fact that there's pub dogs and a pub cat (Bud- short for Budweiser- But I found out the hard...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We popped in here as it was cold and looking for a pint and something to eat and found a gem. The bar has a good selection of ales, Doombar being one and some czech and Camden lagers. Food is standard pub grub like burgers...More

Thank Robert C
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

Went for a drink to see the famous tailless cat, ended up staying all night for the great staff, great atmosphere, and great prices. The cat and dog added something too! A true gem in London!

Thank Tara V
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

The people behind the bar are great, genuine friendly, sense of humour. I love that there's a cat (a little haughty) that sits on the bar stools, and two dogs that take the sofa but will share it with customers. Quirky decor, and good food....More

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Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Great place to watch the footy and a great atmosphere when Glasgow Rangers are on. Good prices on beer for London and friendly staff.

1  Thank John M
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Reviewed 17 January 2016

We went for lunch as part of a group for a pre ordered meal. Everything worked very well from several pints of the excellent Doombar ale to what turned out to be a great variety of dishes from the lunch menu. A very enjoyable break...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2016

I love The White Bear! The place is great, the drinks are cheap, and ask Jonathon for Chili Nachos, they are so good !!! I have thrown my leaving do at this pub with my colleagues, and have spent a wicked evening! I highly recommend...More

1  Thank Melanie S
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Reviewed 20 September 2015

A pub that is homey, friendly, unpretentious and has good food. Bonus, adorable cat and dogs to keep you company.

1  Thank Wart99
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Owing to its proximity to Smithfield Market – the site
of an ancient meat market which remains in operation
today – Clerkenwell boasts a plethora of globally
renowned restaurants, fabulous local eateries, and
some of London's favorite pubs. This isn't merely a
focal point for all things foodie though. Spend enough
time wondering through the area's maze of streets and
you might become accustomed to the litany of slinky
...More
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I wouldn't think it was appropriate for a child. It's a London pub full of workers.
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