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Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Private Dining, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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City of London
0.2 miles from Museum of London
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Reviewed 4 November 2021 via mobile

My favourite pub in the area. Warm welcome and the feel of a proper local. The return of Bishops Finger Ale to the Bishops Finger is the icing on the cake. With the high quality of the beer and the tempting food menu my "pub...appreciation tour" very nearly started and finished here 😀More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 27 October 2021

We called in the other day with our kids for a quick drink , fantastic pub . We enjoyed that much we went back for dinner . The staff were very friendly and could not do enough . Brilliant pub great menu and brilliant staff...!!More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 13 September 2021 via mobile

Excellent pub, welcoming landlady. Shame about the lack of the pubs namesake on draft but the Spitfire was on excellent form. Best pub in the area ...

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 28 August 2021

Elle is the best waitress in the world. I had to leave 100 characters so again she is great! Really really great!

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 7 September 2020 via mobile

A proper pub and a warm welcome. Very well kept ale and although I didn't eat the food looked good. A pub that deserves support in these challenging times for us all.

Date of visit: September 2020
Bishopsfinger9-10, Owner at The Bishop's Finger, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2020

@Montyf1 Thank you for your kind feedback and also your support in these times.

Reviewed 3 March 2020 via mobile

Trad style pub, decent selection of drinks but they ran out of brandy! Toilets were upstairs seemed clean and well cared for.

Date of visit: March 2020
Bishopsfinger9-10, Owner at The Bishop's Finger, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2020

Thanks for your review. Unfortunately the member of staff that served you didn’t see the full bottle of brandy on the shelf below. Was pointed out after you left. Sorry about that!

Reviewed 2 February 2020

Well, Since our last review we decided to give it another go as it is a nice relaxed place. And I'm so glad we did. The "Misunderstanding" was fully explained to us by The Landlady and we received a full apology. Thank you. It still...is a great atmosphere and a good place to visit. The staff are tremendous, the landlady is hilarious and down to earth. Nothing is too much trouble. Love the placeMore

Date of visit: January 2020
Bishopsfinger9-10, Owner at The Bishop's Finger, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2020

Hi The Boyz, Thank you so much for your new review, we’re all so glad you gave us another go. We look forward to welcoming you again soon ☺️

Reviewed 27 January 2020

Spent a few weeks in this area of London for work trips. Talked with Sean (Manager) and the owner a few times and they were engaging and funny, enough that I went back a few more times. Planning a trip to the area again later...this year and the first place I will head to is to The Bishop's Finger. This places is an easy YES! if you are looking for good food, good beer and fantastic people.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Bishopsfinger9-10, Owner at The Bishop's Finger, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2020

Hi 0317_GS Thank you so much for your kind review, We are glad we made your visits to the Bishops enjoyable and we look forward to your future visit

Reviewed 25 December 2019

Very nice place and friendly staff, well, some of them. Especially who we assume to be the Landlady. What a gem. The food looked amazing and it's a very well kept pint. However, the Eastern European lady needs some serious education on current British laws...and regulations. When our 72 year old guest asked her about using the disabled toilets, her response was "Upstairs" He explained that he was disabled to which she said "What is your disability?" WTF??? What is your disability?? Excuse me that is none of anyone's business especially hers. Not everyone's disability is visible. That is just out and out discrimination and surely breaks every rule under the 2010 equality act. She certainly needs to be either told or trained. Apart from that, yeah, its worth a visitMore

Date of visit: December 2019
Remarks1, Owner at The Bishop's Finger, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2020

Hi The boyz, First of all let me apologise for the amount of time it’s taken me to respond to your review. I have only just registered myself with Trip advisor as having seen your review. I’m extremely sorry over this! You’re completely right there...More

Reviewed 20 December 2019

Had lunch sitting outside by the pavement, great for watching the world go by. This is a Shepherd Neame pub and the beer was well kept. Our food was all good, I was surprised to read a poor review of a fish finger sandwich because...mine was excellent. The staff were friendly and attentive, I would go back if in the area again.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Bishopsfinger9-10, Owner at The Bishop's Finger, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2020

Hi Alec, Thank you for your positive and kind review, we are so glad you had a great time and we hope to see again soon

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The Bishop's Finger is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5