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THE BAR LOCKS

21 White Church Lane, London E1 7QR, England
+44 20 7377 9760
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East London's Hidden gem

A real old east end Pub off the beaten track and benefiting from the redevelopment of the... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Nick K
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Find this pub!

We were very lucky to be advised of this hidden gem! Unfortunately it's hard to see from the main... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Amadvice
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4 Nov 2017
“East London's Hidden gem”
9 May 2017
“Find this pub! ”
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 23:00
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21 White Church Lane, London E1 7QR, England
Whitechapel
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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

Thank you

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

1  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

Reviewed 20 November 2016

Taken there for Sunday lunch. Nothing gastro about the food - just a great roast meal with choice of beef, lamb, pork or chicken with Yorkshire pudding and good selection of vegetables. The size of the meal is what you'd expect in a workman's cafe....More

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

Thank you For your review James. We're glad you enjoyed your sunday roast dinner, and hope to see you again very soon.

Reviewed 10 July 2016

No hipsters or tourists here. Just locals enjoying lager. Get in and have a pint and enjoy the east end of London as it should be

Thank yorki745
J_M_Barlocks, Owner at THE BAR LOCKS, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2016

Thank you For your review Yorki745. We're glad you enjoyed your time in our pun and hope to see you again very soon :)

Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Cracking pub. Got all the sport on. Loads of cracking pints. I've heard Prince William has a pint in there from time to time.

1  Thank Alistair L
J_M_Barlocks, Owner at THE BAR LOCKS, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2016

Thank you for your review Alistair, We're very glad you like our pub and hope to see you again very soon. Hopefully Prince William will show his face again too :)

Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Fantastic atmos! Visited here on way to the curry house with my bros, downed a few pints. Food smelt and looked amazing too. Great little place, look forward to visiting again real soon.

Thank 71p
J_M_Barlocks, Owner at THE BAR LOCKS, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2016

Thank you for your review. We hope you will pop in again sometime to try some of our food and beers :)

Reviewed 2 November 2015

Dropped in here while waiting for a Jack the Ripper tour & what a fun place with friendly punters, landlord & bar staff. The 80's music was great, even the opportunity for a little boogie before reluctantly having to go for our tour. Good range...More

Thank Ben R
J_M_Barlocks, Owner at THE BAR LOCKS, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2016

Thank you for your review. Pop in again some time to have a boogie with us!!!!

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