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The Anchor Tap

#1,873 of 18,247 Restaurants in London}
££ - £££, British,
28 Horselydown Lane | Bermondsey, London SE1 2LN, England
+44 20 7403 4637
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (13 reviews)
“pie” (9 reviews)
“custard” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
28 Horselydown Lane | Bermondsey, London SE1 2LN, England
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1 - 10 of 196 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We snuck in here late one night, and were serenaded by locals who continued to spontaneously burst out into song while drinking very reasonably priced ales.

Thank Jessica T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A party of us were entertained very well indeed, good food and great Yorkshire beers. A very welcoming atmosphere, no music or TV - just good company.

Thank Nick1301CDC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got lucky enough to enjoy this pub with my wife on our week 's visit to London. Great Vegan burgers and some fine conversation with Darren the bartender. Truly a gem of a place! Will definitely return in the future! Thanks again Darren for the...More

Thank jimnyc2000
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Though very close to Tower Bridge, it is hidden from sighton Horselydown only one block from the bridge. Check a map for directions. Rget serve splendid meals in their upstairs dining room during the day. There is a good selection including fish and pies, and...More

Thank 5Greg2
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Utter scum, dumped us with a load of useless coins in our change with the 1p coin being the only valid coin, as a local I'm seriously not impressed. My error for not checking my change at the time but you can guarantee a complaint,...More

Thank Jo O
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

If you want a lovely traditional pub with great food and atmosphere one street back from the main high priced establishments close by at the Tower of London Bridge then this is the place to find. Friendly staff and great pub food and drink in...More

Thank IS T
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Not a mega a fan of Sam Adams pubs but the original feel to the pub these guys have taken over is fairly intact and has a great period feel with the decor and layout. Like an old pub that takes me back to the...More

Thank goodguyjas
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We stopped in for a pub lunch after visiting the Tower and walking the bridge. When the bartender called up to see if the restaurant was open at 1245 we should have left....we ordered 4 different entrees among us and they rated from inedible to...More

1  Thank Gooselee
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This pub is over 250 years old and has lots of character. The kitchen was not open when we arrived so we decided to have a pint downstairs in the bar; restaurant is upstairs. The bar keep, a delightful young lady,gave us an explanation of...More

Thank Smoltman
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We had dinner in there, great experience. Best prices for quality found (they serve REAL fish and chips). Wonderful service (difficult to find in london) satisfing establishment, a must try.

Thank aegonnalikeit
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Questions & Answers
25 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Exmoor1 | Reviewed this property |
I would be surprised if not. I don't recall a children's menu as they will probably do scaled down versions of adult meals.
Charles B
19 April 2016|
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Response from Di H | Reviewed this property |
Yes - definitely, and at a good price too.
24 March 2015|
Response from ant_walton | Reviewed this property |
And the question is?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Horselydown Lane | Bermondsey, London SE1 2LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7403 4637
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