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The Market Porter

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Southwark
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9 Stoney Street, London SE1 9AA, England
+44 20 7407 2495
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Today
12:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 08:30
11:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Brooklyn, New York
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802 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 439 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a sit-down lunch after visiting Borough Market. The atmosphere is pure pub. We ordered the Steak and Ale pie and the mac n'cheese with butternut squash (and a very few pieces of Stilton cheese). The food was OK (have had better and worse). It definitely needed more seasoning as it was rather bland. Am not a beer... More 

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Thank drichrx
Texas
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140 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Nice pub across from borough Market. Great place to grab a pint and people watch as they mill about the market vendors across the street. Plenty of room inside with an upstairs sating area as well.

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Thank James W
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

a nice pub right next door to Borough Market with a great selection of ales and ciders . perfect place to start, or finish, your market tour

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Thank TheRedTraveller64
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Just by Borough Market, this old atmospheric pub serves various different real ales and craft beers. Also does fantastic chips! Well worth a visit.

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Thank Eileen S
Murphy, North Carolina
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We ate there a few times. It is a little bit of a climb up the tiny circular staircase to get up to the restaurant part, but well worth it. The food is excellent and good value for the money.

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Thank Ramirezdoc
Essex, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We have been to the this pub many times for lunch and the food has always been of top quality and reasonably priced for London. All the staff are very friendly and helpful. Service is good and the food cooked fresh hence you have to wait sometimes for the food. Every time we have been the Restaurant has been full.... More 

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Thank Rettrav2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Nicely located pub with friendly staff. Most of the menu wasnt available. Cheeseburgers were a catatrophe. An uneatable meetball inside a bun. The service was friendly, but it took them an hour to serve a burger without cheese (first they served the wrong dish and than made it right and served it to another table). Maybe its a good place... More 

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Thank Gal I
Treorchy, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

This place was a bit of a shock. Great atmos good choice of beer including frulli which was a real shock. Nice staff to.....

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Thank Sheryl O
ontario
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942 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We came on this spot wile wndering through the market. The pub itself looked busy but we went upstairs to the restaurant and it was great apart from a group of noisy drunk women. Good fish and chips but not great, the mac and cheese was ok.

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Thank ericon991
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Went there for few drinks and staff (the 2 girls) on duty was very helpful and friendly. Apparently management didn't really like the fact two lads were talking to their staff. We then got another drink and kept chatting with staff as they didn't seem to be bothered by us. But anyway we decide not to and just mind our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Cuisine
British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
06:00 - 08:30
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 08:30
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 08:30
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
06:00 - 08:30
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
06:00 - 08:30
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Stoney Street, London SE1 9AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Southwark
  • Neighbourhood: Southwark
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7407 2495
Description
Open seven days a week, our kitchen serves delicious, classic British and Modern European pub fare, using local and fresh ingredients, and is complemented by a great range of award winning traditional ales, craft beers, local gins, and fine wines.

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Staying in Southwark

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Southwark
Even before the arrival of the instantly iconic Shard, the riverside scene in Southwark had moved well beyond any up-and-coming phase of development. For quite some time, locals and out-of-towners alike have loved browsing the boutiques of Bermondsey High Street, foraging through the bounteous stalls at centuries old foodie haven Borough Market, and flocking to the banks of the Thames to enjoy some of Britain's biggest attractions such as Tate Modern and Shakespeare's Globe. Despite Southwark's many popular draws, instant calm can be achieved easily by turning down almost any side street. For more urban buzz, a quick stroll across famed bridges like the pedestrianized Millennium Bridge or the ever photogenic Tower Bridge yields access to the very core of Central London. And with London Bridge Station as this neighbourhood's main transportation hub, getting across town (or to anywhere in England for that matter) is a relative breeze.
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