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THE BAR LOCKS

#295 of 1,339 Nightlife in London
Open Now: 12:30 - 22:30
Open today: 12:30 - 22:30
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Good for breakfast, atmosphere and good beer

This place takes a little finding but well worth the effort. I guess you could describe it as an... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
chrsay
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Farnborough, United Kingdom
Hen Party Breakfast

What a Gem! 17 of us came here on Monday, Jackie or Super Jackie as we like to call her, had agreed... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
VicH2912
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London, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“Good for breakfast, atmosphere and good beer”
12 Jul 2018
“Hen Party Breakfast”
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21 White Church Lane, London E1 7QR, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

We were very lucky to be advised of this hidden gem! Unfortunately it's hard to see from the main street and easy to miss. The people in the pub along with the owner were extremely warm and welcoming. They gave us excellent advice along with...More

1  Thank Amadvice
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped by to catch some of the Monday night football, to be fair this place looks bad - and it sure is - but we live close and the game had started. On arrival, we were grumbly told both of us most order a drink...More

2  Thank Andrew M
J_M_Barlocks, Owner at THE BAR LOCKS, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2016

Thank you for your review Andrew. We are sorry that you didn’t enjoy your visit and are unhappy we asked that you purchase a pint in order to watch the match. We are a small independent business with high rates to pay in order for...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place takes a little finding but well worth the effort. I guess you could describe it as an unspoilt English pub. The full English Breakfast was excellent value for money. The beer is very well kept and not too badly priced. The staff are...More

Thank chrsay
Reviewed 12 July 2018

What a Gem! 17 of us came here on Monday, Jackie or Super Jackie as we like to call her, had agreed to open specially for us for Breakfast, she had also decorated the pub with balloons and banners, and allowed us to have butlers...More

1  Thank VicH2912
Reviewed 9 July 2018

If you’re looking for a Pub, a proper English Pub traditional to it’s very core you’ve found it! Great atmosphere, great food and of course great beer! True to its East End roots, this pub is the genuine article. Having discovered Bar Locks, it’s the...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

We came here for a quiz night and had a wonderful time. Also, coming from an Irishman...the Guinness is good!

Thank PaulandKarina
J_M_Barlocks, Manager at THE BAR LOCKS, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2018

Thankyou It was a lovely night with well mannered people thankyou for your custom welcome anytime

Reviewed 2 February 2018

We held a Charity Pub quiz here, the Jackie and her team were all incredibility friendly and helpful. All the food was cooked fresh and was delicious. Would definitely recommend you visit!

Thank Tamsyn N
J_M_Barlocks, Manager at THE BAR LOCKS, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2018

Thankyou Tamsyn It was lovely having you all here what a lovely bunch of people and your boss well he was the perfect quiz master Thanks for your custom hope to see you again soon Jackie

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

A real old east end Pub off the beaten track and benefiting from the redevelopment of the area,great beers great food ,very friendly staff and a proper pub atmosphere, One not to miss,especially the food

Thank Nick K
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

We were very lucky to be advised of this hidden gem! Unfortunately it's hard to see from the main street and easy to miss. The people in the pub along with the owner were extremely warm and welcoming. They gave us excellent advice along with...More

1  Thank Amadvice
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Took only a pint of Guinness, but the atmosphere is perfect: people that live in the area, some talk at the bar and some sport on the TV. Local pub with a history: difficult to find in London!

1  Thank Marco_Braggion
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We moved from another country 5 years ago and this great pub has become our local. We have made so many great friends and have met so many great people from all around the world because of this pub. The food is great and the...More

Thank Clinton T
J_M_Barlocks, Manager at THE BAR LOCKS, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2016

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Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped by to catch some of the Monday night football, to be fair this place looks bad - and it sure is - but we live close and the game had started. On arrival, we were grumbly told both of us most order a drink...More

2  Thank Andrew M
J_M_Barlocks, Owner at THE BAR LOCKS, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2016

Thank you for your review Andrew. We are sorry that you didn’t enjoy your visit and are unhappy we asked that you purchase a pint in order to watch the match. We are a small independent business with high rates to pay in order for...More

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