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Katzenjammers Bierkeller & Restaurant

#6,588 of 18,188 Restaurants in London}
££ - £££German, , European
The Hop Exchange London SE1 1TY 24 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TY, England
+44 7771 363542
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“pretzels” (16 reviews)
“sauerkraut” (14 reviews)
“sausage platter” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
The Hop Exchange London SE1 1TY 24 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TY, England
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1 - 10 of 209 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first impression on arrival was two rather surly doormen, not the smiley face of hospitality. There was confusion on our restaurant booking, the staff were unclear, and we were seated in the main drinking area. Incredibly noisy, overly busy; we left.

Thank Badwinesux
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What more could you ask for??? Beer very good and food is great. Good atmosphere and band cheesy but good

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No seriously, do bring earplugs. Great if you don't like your friends and don't particularly enjoy talking to them either.

Thank TIm B
Reviewed 18 September 2017

How can a night with Beer, Sausage and Schnapps go wrong. This place gets majorly busy. Make sure you hold a table and stick to it. Love love love this place.

Thank FoodCritiques
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Dreadful place . About as German as Big Ben. No atmosphere. Beer fizzy. Food overpriced and obviously cooked by non- German. Came all the way from Bedfordshire . Wish I never bothered.

Thank papar0ach1
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

On Wednesday, as part of our regular meet up myself and some friends went out for some food. The original plan was to go to Padella, however when my friends arrived there about 17:40 they found a rather large queue at the door (you cannot...More

Thank the_shakeshaft
Reviewed 5 September 2017

If you want to have the German style 1L beer mugs and have a good time, thats the place. Food is mediocre and only for the ones who are desperate for German food. Average age was probably 23, so thats the crowd to expect. Service...More

Thank Gunter Z
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Arrived 9 pm Sunday night 3/9/17 because website said kitchen open till 10.30 Smiley robotic bar girl assures us the kitchen is open.We sat scaled the menu made our decision which took 10 minutes so now around 9.15 Tried to give the girl the order...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Spent an evening here with a couple of friends, drinking and eating. The beer and schnapps are good. Food was ok, but starters and mains came out together, which was a bit dumb. But the noise!! We were almost shouting at each other to be...More

Thank Tikky110
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Been here 3 times with different groups, and each time I've been everyone has a great time. The Oompah band are always a hit, covering modern and classic hits. Beer is always great, slightly overpriced, but you are right by London Bridge and they sell...More

Thank Jamie C
Nearby
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Hop Exchange London SE1 1TY 24 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Southwark
  • Neighbourhood: Southwark
  • Phone Number: +44 7771 363542
Description
Located in Borough Market, Katzenjammers is a stunning modernist take on a traditional Bavarian Bierkeller. We have recently extended into our basement creating a beautiful new Bierhall which allows us to seat a further 240 of our fabulous customers and provides a stage so everyone gets a great view of our now legendary Oom-Pah bands. Whether you're dining in the upstairs Bierkeller with its extensive Bavarian menu or partying down in the Bierhall with it's stunning new sausage bar, you'll never go hungry. The vast majority of our menu is sourced fresh from Bavaria every week by the German chefs who helped us create our menu. The atmosphere in both our Restaurant and Bierhall is like no other - an incredible experience that cannot be missed!
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