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#310 of 2,215 Bar in London
#1,811 of 15,185 Restaurants in London
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PRICE RANGE
£8 - £15
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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City of London
0.2 miles from HMS Belfast
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location with great food and friendly service. Classic pub with tasty beers and nice selections of ales. Recommend for a evening well spent

Date of visit: May 2024
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Jack J, we're so glad that we were able to go above and beyond your expectations! Thank you, and have a fantastic day!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there for a Friday night/evening out with friends. Was nice to spent the time choosing from different savoury drinks and fresh beers. Quick and prompt service

Date of visit: May 2024
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Valentin I, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Walrus and The Carpenter! Thank you, and have a fantastic day!

Reviewed 12 May 2024 via mobile

Great pub round the corner from the Premier Inn from where we were staying. Got served quickly and drinks nice. The staff were so miserable not one cracked their face really dampened the atmosphere. Bar staff had zero customer service shame in such a nice...pub and good location.More

Date of visit: May 2024
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2024

Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we did. We hope you have a great day! Thank you, and have a fantastic day!

Reviewed 14 March 2024

Always great come here, we had a fantastic time with my friend. We had few drinks, stuff was helpful and as usual very friendly.

Date of visit: March 2024
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2024

Michelatj, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Walrus and The Carpenter! Kind Regards Theo

Reviewed 29 February 2024 via mobile

Lovely pub! Friendly staff and great food! Our server was a lovely Spanish girl that gave great recommendations. Overall a great experience!!

Date of visit: February 2024
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2024

Hi Quest31324146856, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us at The Walrus and The Carpenter. We're happy we could meet your expectations! Thank you, and have a fantastic day!

Reviewed 12 February 2024 via mobile

Great looking British pub. A range of “standard” pub dishes, although several weren’t available on the night we were there. It was a Monday and staff created the impression they’d rather not be at work - disappointing.

Date of visit: February 2024
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2024

Tabatha1998, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at The Walrus and The Carpenter! We look forward to your next visit! Take care!

Reviewed 8 January 2024

Great place, thanks Monica for your service! Will totally recommend if you're planning with family or friends.

Date of visit: January 2024
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2024

Vandanabachu, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at The Walrus and The Carpenter! If you have any further questions, please give us a call. We're always happy to help!

Reviewed 7 January 2024

An amazing pub with very friendly staff! The pub has a great atmosphere with fast pouring staff so the queue at the bar is never too long

Date of visit: December 2023
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2024

Kieron D, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at The Walrus and The Carpenter! We look forward to your next visit! Take care!

Reviewed 7 January 2024

Had an amazing time at the Walrus and Carpenter! Service was fast and efficient and all staff were friendly. Only went for drinks but will definitely come back as the food looked good too

Date of visit: January 2024
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2024

We appreciate your positive review about your recent experience with us! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 7 January 2024

Great city pub for a great selection of drinks after a long day at work, highly recommend. On top of that the food also looks fantastic.

Date of visit: December 2023
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2024

T_a2804, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at The Walrus and The Carpenter! Thanks again for taking the time to leave us this information about your recent visit. Take care!

Reviewed 21 December 2023

Great pub! Lovely food and drinks. Fish and chips is great! Wish they had more flavour of cider. Staff very friendly.

Date of visit: December 2023
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2023

Michelatj, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at The Walrus and The Carpenter! We hope to be of service to you again in the future. Best wishes, The Walrus and The Carpenter

Reviewed 14 December 2023

We had our office Christmas meal and couldn’t be more pleased, great meals and very tasty, wide range of drinks, from ales to wines. All our team was left really surprised with the efficiency of the service and the great smile on the face of...each one of the staff and the manager. Thank you all at the Walrus and hope you guys have a jolly Christmas.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Tomas Birkett-Aubrey, General Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2023

Hanniballstrike, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at The Walrus and The Carpenter! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 13 December 2023 via mobile

I'm writing this review for my office Christmas lunch at the Walrus and Carpenter. The food was an embarrassment. It was basically finger food, and the selection, quantity, and quality were all on the cheap side. For a high-end budget, this was a huge disappointment....The drinks were also overpriced. The only options were bottles of lager, prosecco, and diet coke. We were really hoping for a better spread of drinks, but this wasn't the case. Overall, I would not recommend the Walrus and Carpenter for office Christmas lunches. The food and drinks were not up to scratch, and it was a very disappointing experience overall.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Tomas Birkett-Aubrey, General Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2023

Hi Ecallaghan, we regret to hear that you are displeased with your recent experience with us. We would really like to speak with you more regarding this matter. Please reach out to us at 020 7621 1647. We look forward to hearing from you. Kind...More

Reviewed 11 September 2023

Everything you'd expect from a London pub, great staff, friendly faces and good grub... Although I nearly stepped in to open cellar doors the manager quickly let me know before opening the door. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Tomas Birkett-Aubrey, General Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2023

Gavinrf1656dm, thank you for your kind words and this wonderful review! We look forward to your next visit! Take care!

Reviewed 22 August 2023 via mobile

Visiting from Australia. Enjoyed the drinks but when it came to ordering a meal that was a bad experience. Had to ask what actually was available after being told our 1st choices weren’t on. Bar staff mentioned this was a common occurrence

Date of visit: August 2023
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General Manager, General Manager at The Walrus and The Carpenter, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2023

Hi Red_bear_23, we regret to hear that you are displeased with your recent experience with us. Please reach out to us at 020 7621 1647 when you can so we can address this situation directly. Thank you and have a great day.

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NadiaMalta80
3 August 2019|
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Response from NikkiAyten | Reviewed this property |
Yes. But you're better off taking them upstairs to eat because this is a typical city pub - a bit bloke-ish. Lots of lunchtime & after work drinking.
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26 April 2017|
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Response from oleb84 | Property representative |
Hi DASM1971, Apologises for the late reply. We do not have disabled access I am afraid but there is only 1 small step into the building and a few tables suitable for dining in the main bar area.
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Hi everyone, I can confirm we are currently trialling opening on a Sunday. Our current hours are 1200-1700 although after a string of very successful days we are looking to extend these hours and we are now even offering... More
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The Walrus and The Carpenter is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5