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Charles dickens bar & Restaurant

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Great pub

So, when a friend of mine visited from Germany, I wanted to find a traditional pub experience for... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Shinylifeforme
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London, United Kingdom
Disappointed

Great location and great menu but disappointed with the service and quality. The seafood just did... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
321Andy
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Broadstairs, England, United Kingdom
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12 Mar 2017
“Great pub”
28 Aug 2016
“Disappointed”
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

So, when a friend of mine visited from Germany, I wanted to find a traditional pub experience for tea before we hit up the Globe. I combed through yelp suggestions in the area and settled on this one, my decision helped along by the fact...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Great location and great menu but disappointed with the service and quality. The seafood just did not seem fresh or it was overcooked. .sent back the Whitebait. Hope this criticism is taken to heart as I do like the restaurant and have known it and...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2015

Went for drinks in between Afternoon Tea and Dinner, very busy, bar staff very good and quick serve. Would recommend for drinks, have not tried restaurant.

Thank Hilary M
Reviewed 23 July 2015

We took a boat ride on the Thames to get here, then enjoyed walking around the yacht basin, hoping to catch a glimpse of the royal yacht. Many people were enjoying food and beverage both indoors and out, some looking like tourists and some business...More

Thank misskk2014
Reviewed 15 May 2015

Close to the Tower at St Catherine's dock this is a good place to refuel. Three floors, bottom floor is the pub area, we had a couple of drinks first in the bar which has a good British feel and the bar tender kindly gave...More

Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 6 March 2015

This is a pub for real ale anoraks only. I'm surprised that anybody else would put up with the shabby toilets, the constant smell of fat from fried food, objectionable bar staff that swipe your half-drunk glass when you're not looking and a charge for...More

Thank Zokko999
Reviewed 18 February 2015

The Charles Dickens does it's job, serves beer. Nothing fancy, food if you are there and hungry and a variation of beers and ales. Many locals and a convenient spot. A no frills pub but if you want a beer sometimes that's enough, it did...More

Thank AlexNW11
Reviewed 4 December 2014

We were tired from a day of sightseeing and this place was around the corner from where we were staying in gritty and up and coming Southwark. The Charles Dickens pub fits the area perfectly, it’s funky and rough around the edges, a local hangout...More

Thank scottderrick
Reviewed 26 September 2014

I was extremely shocked by the service in this place. Ordered our drinks and food, no problem, then it arrived and they got our order wrong... in most places this would be fine and you get an apology... but not here!!! The "manager" said that...More

Thank Annabelp123
Reviewed 3 September 2014

The food very good especially the apple pie. Two mains (one of which was rib-eye steak), two desserts, a pint and a bottle of water for under 30 pounds. Well done and keep it up!!!

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