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The Bishop's Finger

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9-10 West Smithfield, London EC1A 9JR, England
+44 20 7248 2341
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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9-10 West Smithfield, London EC1A 9JR, England
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Just wanted to stick a good review on as we had lunch here yesterday and we're impressed by the friendly service from all the staff. The sausage and mash special was delicious with sausages sourced from Smithfield and good beer to boot. Good atmosphere and...More

Thank Roger D
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

A Shepherd Neame pub. Real ale. I'd try the Spitfire, the Kentish Raison or the eponymous Bishops Finger. Sit outside in nice weather!

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Great evening out. Nice friendly staff great food and best of all a nice selection of beers. Cant wait to return well worth the visit and popping your head in for a warm welcome

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Nice pub with well kept ales. Staff are friendly and the atmosphere cosy. I recommend at pint of Bishops Finger ...

Thank Montyf1
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is a traditional, very welcoming pub near to the old Smithfield market. Unusually for London it is owned by Sheperd Neame, a Kent brewery, and so gives you the chance to drink their excellent Real ales. From the moment we walked in we were...More

Thank DerekNorthumberland
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

For a smaller pub there is a lot to see , so may artefacts on display .. A sight to behold for pub users .. And being a Shepherd Neame establishment means great beers .. There is also a good pub menu , the food...More

Thank James K
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Nice nibbles and they know how to pour a pint. Nice din of people talking and chinking glasses and some unintended entertainment by a bloke muttering on about a lady called Barbara.

Thank Rhys G
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

I love this pub. Having been to a number of pubs in my life this may be the best. The location was beyond convenient for where our air b&b was and from the minute we walked in the staff made us feel welcome and by...More

1  Thank PatronStofFools
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Great atmosphere, friendly staff, good beer and very tasty pub food. Given its tremendous location The Bishops Finger could be forgiven for charging more for its pints - but it doesn't ! It really is an excellent venue for a few beers after work on...More

1  Thank CQ2U
Reviewed 24 February 2016

This is a very sweet little pub in the corner of Smithfield that has a modern yet traditional feel. The drinks are fairly priced and the barmaid remembered what I had previously ordered, which was a friendly touch.

Thank sbrbrackley
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  • Food
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Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9-10 West Smithfield, London EC1A 9JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7248 2341
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