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The British Bulldog Pub

$$ - $$$, British,
1220 Bower Pkwy Ste E10, Columbia, SC 29212-3718
+1 803-227-8918
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (43 reviews)
“cottage pie” (17 reviews)
“scotch egg” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 2:00 am Hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
1220 Bower Pkwy Ste E10, Columbia, SC 29212-3718
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the British Bulldog Pub on the recommendation of our oldest daughter and her boyfriend on a recent visit to Columbia. We went on a busy weekend evening without a reservation. The wait was not overly long. We were eventually seated at a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Eric K
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious goat cheese burger and British Pub Breakfast tonight. Yummy beer selection. Attentive, laid back wait staff.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DavidGG7
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

I had called the day before to make a reservation for Saturday evening at 6:30 pm to cellabrate a birthday. When we arrived, at 6 pm, no reservation was listed. No worries, we were seated right away in the bar area. After waiting for 20...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jinx35
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We tried the Sunday brunch and the food was average. It had clearly been made for more people and was not refreshed. To explain, the food was hot but was at the end of its lifespan in terms of needing to be replaced. There just...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tekeforlife
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Have tried a number of this nags on the menu but always return to this he fish and chips. Cod is not found on many menus but theirs is the best in Columbia.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LaurahLou
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

this was my second visit to this restaurant, and it wasn't nearly as great as the first time. My first time was for dinner it was packed, service was very good and food was very good. This time I went in for lunch no one...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 12Barca17
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Went here last week with a group of friends. The pub is near the Columbiana Mall, and a large theatre with a lot of chain restaurants around so I wasn't expecting much when my cousin suggested it but I was pleasantly surprised. They had a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JessLynn84
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Had a business meeting in the Bulldogs backroom. Well run and the service was excellent. Great beer choices and pretty good food. Too much fried stuff but it was tasty. The ownership is responsive and involved giving it a friendly atmosphere. Family, business or a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bizpro29
Reviewed 15 August 2018

I love a good pasty. I especially love a good pasty while watching my favorite Footballers on the large screen TVs overhead. They make an excellent chicken and leak pasty. They used to have some of my favorite ciders on tap, but that company isn't...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank kiag2016
Reviewed 5 August 2018

We went to this establishment for a late lunch at 2 pm. Everything started out fine with each of us having one drink and sharing the pimento cheese appetizer. However, the wait for our food became unusually long with our waitress returning to our table...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Bmer79
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1220 Bower Pkwy Ste E10, Columbia, SC 29212-3718
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-227-8918
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