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Doggett's Coat and Badge

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Neighbourhood:
Southbank
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Blackfriars Bridge 1 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 9UD, England
+44 20 7633 9081
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Today
09:00 - 23:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:30
Mon - Wed 09:00 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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Lewes, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The red wine selection was fine, but there was no white wine to my taste in a not very wide choice. This is something which needs addressing as the warmer weather descends on the UK. Teas and coffees were acceptable, but a standard decaf tea would have been appreciated - not everyone wants herbal teas mid afternoon. Water was freely... More 

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Thank SusanRead
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

All was going well until the bar tender was having a bad day. Make sure that you know the table you are sat at otherwise he will be unnecessarily rude. Only given 3 stars as the venue should not suffer because of this individual.

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Thank Quagmires_Mum
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love this place. In good weather there's great views over the Thames and in winter it's warm and cosy. Been lots of times

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Thank TipsyDog
South Mimms, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited on a very busy Saturday and did not have to wait long for a table. The service was great and the food amazing. If you are in the area visit for lunch.

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Thank Jacky29
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493 reviews
375 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

On a past visit I found this pub lacked atmosphere. However on a more recent visit the atmosphere was a lot better and the staff appeared more interested. As an added bonus it was a sunny day and the tables outside by the river were a real sun trap....

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Thank Montyf1
Bolton, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a lovely lunch on Sunday by the Thames after a good walk along the south bank. Nice atmosphere and good service. We had the Sea Bass and the Soft Shell Crab - both excellent and good value. Drinks were also reasonably priced. Can recommend the Aperol spritz!

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Thank Angela C
London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

eaten here a few times now sampled a few different dishes and must say the food is actually better than your average pub food with a good selection on the menu, not expensive either, river view, if your passing by you'd be silly not to pop in.

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Thank 45miranda
New London, Connecticut
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of friends visited to celebrate a significant birthday. Starting with drinks in the bar, we went on to dinner in the restaurant on the first floor with views over the river. The staff were immensely helpful and the drinks good. It was only when it came to the food that it was was so disappointing. I had just... More 

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Thank eas990
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friday afternoon sitting by the Thames in the sun, watching the world go by. While enjoying some really good beers and wines. A lovely place to kill time. Excellent food too.

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Thank Carl J
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came in for a bite to eat on a Saturday late afternoon. They managed to completely mess up a simple order, they didnt know the food or the correct table numbers. I was then summoned to the bar, which I thought was very unprofessional. The toilets were disgusting, and several of the toilets didn't work. Safe to say we won't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 26
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:30
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blackfriars Bridge 1 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 9UD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Southbank
  • Neighbourhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7633 9081
Description
You will find Doggett's Coat and Badge in South Bank, London within a short stroll of Blackfriars Bridge, Stamford Street and Blackfriars Road - however you won't find another like it.Step in to discover a traditional pub of unique character, revered for its eclectic range of real ales and its quality pub food, which are served, as they should be, with a generous measure of famous British hospitality.Doggett's Coat and Badge is one of many rare gems in the Nicholson's collection of great British pubs, reputed for their distinctive buildings, intriguing history and vibrant atmosphere.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Southbank

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Southbank
Big time attractions such as the London Eye and a thriving theatre scene (compliments of the National Theatre and the Young Vic) are but a few of the reasons that Southbank is such a collectively cherished part of town. With plenty of family friendly activities and venues lined up along a pedestrianized river bank between Westminster Bridge and Waterloo Bridge, visitors can always expect a casual and festive atmosphere. On top of all the fun stuff to do at Southbank is the opportunity to simply sit back and admire photo-op views of iconic landmarks like Parliament and St Paul's Cathedral, just on across the Thames.
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