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The Pepys

) #5,065 of 17,834 Restaurants in London €€ - €€€ Bar, British, International
Stew Lane | 48 Upper Thames Street, London EC4V 3PT, England
+44 20 7489 1871
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible11%
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Stew Lane | 48 Upper Thames Street, London EC4V 3PT, England
Neighbourhood: City of London
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is very close to my workplace, but haven't visited before. Nice ambience and visited for a professional function. Only had canapes which were a bit average. They need more beers on draft (but please no more IPAs as there are too many in London...More

Thank JoFo74UK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On what used to be known as Brookes Wharf the renamed Pepys ( Formerly The Samuel Pepys) is in a great location that most folk would miss as you need to want to go there. The view up and down the river is great ,...More

Thank Onetravelsdoesntone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here for a work celebration (approx 60 of us in total) on a weekday lunch /afternoon. They had cordoned of the "Balcony Bar" for us as a private venue. There was plenty of food provided. We had a chicken and red pepper dish,...More

Thank Matt_ayers80
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I had an excellent visit here with two colleagues and we greatly enoyed the excellent food, pleasant surroundings, and great views across the Thames. The service was perfect - friendly and attentive but without the over frequent visits that some establishments use to urge you...More

Thank Dennis F
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The place is tucked away from the main restaurants and pubs in the area so it makes for a slightly quieter and more pleasant atmosphere. Our waitress was very friendly and helpful. We had quick service for a lunchtime but it wasn't very busy. The...More

Thank slconn2017
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I used to frequent this place for lunch when worked locally and was always good quality food. Not sure what has happened in the years since but has gone downhill. The burger I had yesterday looked like it was shop brought. They always used to...More

Thank Colin H
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Went there for a friends leaving do on a Tuesday evening. The bar and restaurant were very quiet but the beer was good and the view over the Thames excellent. Thanks to building work going on it is very difficult to get there from Mansion...More

Thank David_Cambridge_UK
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Located just west of the Tower of London, and east of the St.Pauls to Tate Modern Millenium bridge, this pub is located down a narrow walkway just off the Thames pathway. With a small (very) outdoor balcony directly over the Thames and across from Shakespeare's...More

Thank LondonUnveiled
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The Pepys worked out as an excellent venue for my retirement do (70 guests). I hadn't been here before and just found it on Google. We had use of the Balcony bar which had views (and small balcony) over the Thames towards The Globe theatre...More

Thank Zipperdydoda
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Nicely done-out, modern bar/ pub right on the river in the City. We went for lunch and were lucky enough to bag a table right by the windows, with amazing views across the river. Food was tasty and very good value considering the location. I...More

Thank legals123
City of London
From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to
its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile
in the world, the financial district known simply as
“The City” is one of London's most historic and
fascinating neighbourhoods. Here high rise office
towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with
Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually
every era in between, including Christopher Wren's
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Hi - just checking. Do you offer 25% discount through the Gourmet Society?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stew Lane | 48 Upper Thames Street, London EC4V 3PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7489 1871
Set in a historic warehouse on the north bank of the Thames, The Pepys is a hidden gem in the heart of the City. We serve a menu of modern British dishes, grills and stone-baked pizzas all accompanied by a wide range of draught beers, wines and expertly mixed cocktails. Whether you join us for a drink on the balcony or drop in for coffee and cake from our dessert bar, you can be assured of the warmest of welcomes. We are open every weekday from midday until late, and are available for private bookings at other times. We are highly experienced in hosting corporate and other events. Please call us to discuss your requirements. "A great choice for a Thames-side drink or bite to eat." -