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The Bow Bells Pub

#166 of 1,331 Nightlife in London
Closed Now: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Open today: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Charming and full of Character!

This is a ye olde pub with plenty of charm and character. Close to the station & they serve Moretti... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Traditional east end boozer

Been to the Bow Bells a few times now and was very impressed with the quality of the food... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
London, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“Charming and full of Character!”
5 Aug 2018
“Traditional east end boozer”
Closed Now
Hours Today: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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116 Bow Road, London E3 3AA, England
+44 20 8980 0744
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a ye olde pub with plenty of charm and character. Close to the station & they serve Moretti !!, which is always a good sign. The food was amazingly fresh and the staff very friendly. If you are looking for some non expensive...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Been to the Bow Bells a few times now and was very impressed with the quality of the food. Genuinely one of the best burgers I’ve had and at a very reasonable price. Staff are friendly and quick service - even on match day before...More

Thank Charlie24r
Reviewed 21 April 2018

I've been past this pub zillions of times over decades bit never ventured inside. On the hottest day of the year thus far, on a Wednesday in mid-April, on a whim, I finally ventured in. The decision had been positively encouraged by an unnecessarily elongated...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We have been here a few times to watch sports on the big screen whilst enjoying a few drinks. When sports finish the jukebox comes on and there is often a singsong. Always good fun in The Bow Bells.

Thank AndrewCatley
Reviewed 8 March 2018

I can say this is the best Pizza in London. I am Italian so you can trust me. Special offers every Monday pizza and drink 10 pounds. Top!

Thank Guglielmo G
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Expected frozen microwaved pub food how wrong I was, wonderful food, great chef. I use this venue for lunch with groups after visiting The Nunnery Gallery also recommend by the way. Most impressed when we arrived early for our lunch booking when the manager apologised...More

Thank DialeG
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

I visited on friday with friends. I was drinking Trumans, was perfectly conditioned. We ordered two pizzas, value for money. Highly recommend

Thank Londonale1991
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub , old , rustic and great character , on a Wednesday they serve great meals and you are never disappointed when you visit this pub . I normally visit at least once a month and always glad to eat at this place and...More

Thank EggyLondon
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.

Thank Davido099
Reviewed 11 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

Thank LighterFlash
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