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Royal Exchange

$$ - $$$
City of London
Pub, Bar, British, Grill
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26 Sale Place, London W2 1PU, England
+44 20 7402 4368
09:00 - 17:30
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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We love this pub - only visit once a year on an annual trip but it is always so welcoming and the banter is amazing. You need to find it but it is so worth it. Beer fantastic, staff truly amazing and always a joke and lively conversation. It is a haven in a busy place. Try the roast dinner... More 

Thank Julie F
St Albans, United Kingdom
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377 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This former trading centre has been tastefully converted to a high grade emporium containing some very interesting boutiques and cafes. Situated right opposite the Bank of England the building is truly situated in the heart of the City of London.

Thank Barry S
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218 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Informal and easy-going sort of place the likes of which are fewer today. Frequented by old timers bent on horse racing, it offers homely meals and good range of beers and wines, the latter less than typical for a pub.

Thank Ariel857
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2,197 reviews
1,131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 936 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

This is just off the beaten track and is a good basic local pub serving great quality condition beer and a selection of pub grub. Beer not cheap though at £4.80 a pint of Guinness!

Thank sheepygold
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82 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a real old establishment with such a lovely atmosphere. Lots of people came and went in the time we spent there. The locals engaged us in conversation. they were very friendly and we were entertained by their dry sense of humour as only the Londoners can do. Definitely worth stopping for a beer after dinner.

Thank Ashley K
Johannesburg, South Africa
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333 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Had a couple of beers at The Royal Exchange last night and the beer itself was good - I had Sharp's Doom Bar which I know well from having lived in Cornwall and whilst it now owned by a big brewer I think, it still retains the unique flavour and I like it.. The place itself is neither traditional or... More 

Thank africantravel
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302 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Very conveniently near to Euston Station if you want a traditional pub with traditional good food rather than eating a Burger King on the way platform. As with London pubs the £4.80 a pint of bitter is always a shock I should be used to it now but London overheads are astronomical for them too long guess. The atmosphere is... More 

Thank Douglas G
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

If you want a home cooked meal this is you place. Funny pub it is. Very traditional. The misses cooks the food and that is what you can eat. But oh boy is good food.

Thank mijnhanden
Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Quite a nice place to meet friends for a drink or two in the evening after work ! Many up market shopping opportunities too !

Thank ATM_12
London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful setting . Service was excellent . We were late by an hour due to our guest flight. The meal was amazing as always. Initially we all ordered the crab but it was finished. Although it was a disappointment the beef replaced was very tender with good presentation . The crumble was lovely but the macaroon my sister ordered was... More 

Thank susheela r

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 90
Pub, Bar, British, Grill
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Sale Place, London W2 1PU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7402 4368

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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