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The Old Salt Quay

) #5,465 of 17,852 Restaurants in London ££ - £££ Bar, British, Pub
163 Rotherhithe Street, London SE16 5QU, England
+44 20 7394 7108
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (21 reviews)
“burger” (31 reviews)
“yorkshires” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
163 Rotherhithe Street, London SE16 5QU, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've been a few times as I live close by and the location is lovely overlooking the Thames. However, every time there is a long wait at the bar, staff seem bored, the tables are not cleaned often, and when plates and glasses are removed,...More

Thank Poussichat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waited ages for food,when it did eventually arrive at table was not good,burger so ,,dry needed a pint of water to swallow it! Would of demanded money back ,but we was in company and by now,was willing to eat a horse 😀,and just to finish...More

Thank Ollie A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for an early Friday evening meal. The downstairs area was quite noisy, the music was too loud, so we went upstairs and found a nice table by the window. It was quiet there until a big group arrived and sat down nearby....More

Thank Mamachoco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is fine: not special but fine. But, the staff seem inexperienced and uninterested. While I was ordering drinks at the bar, two very young men were discussing their summer festival plans together, and ignoring me. My husband told staff that there was...More

1  Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Place is lovely on a sunny day for lunch , there were 25 of us so we booked in advance , service was very slow up to 3 hours wait from ordering food and when it did arrive it was cold ! They need to...More

Thank london8894
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Went in on a Sunday, lovely sunny day, bar was 4 deep and only 4 staff on eventually got a drink and paid for food this was at 15.25,no warning that the food orders would take sometime to appear so i presumed all was okay,...More

Thank nippy64
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

A great atmosphere. Good location. Walked along The Thames came upon this gem. Food was amazing. Will return. X

Thank Sheila F
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We always go there after training in local college. The place is a great spot- right by the river, spacious inside and outside so good for any kind of weather. What's very unfortunate about the place are the people three-year the staff I mean. They...More

Thank franczakj
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We went on a lovely (predicted) sunny day. Four deep at the bar, bar staff beyond bad at recognising who is next, I really should have remembered from previous visits when it was quiet. When I got to the bar they suddenly announced the kitchen...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent place for a nice lazy lunch on a beautiful sunny day basking in the sun outside by the river. We came early and ordered straight away. Enjoying the view and drinks without worrying about when the food will arrive.

Thank ezsyan
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Carole J
I was looking to book for my mothers 80th birthday in December was looking to see roughly how much per head can you have your own private bit where you could put banners and balloons
27 January 2017|
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Response from Sara A | Reviewed this property |
Hi there I'm not sure if it's per head, but like the gentleman said, there is a an upstairs you can book and have privately. you should go and have lunch in person and get a feel. Ask while you are there. It is lovely.
you have car parking?
27 June 2016|
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Response from Polly E | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is car parking
you haver parking?
27 June 2016|
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Response from MrsY082022016 | Reviewed this property |
eYes, A car park plus street parking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 Rotherhithe Street, London SE16 5QU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7394 7108
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