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Wood Street Bar & Restaurant

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53 Fore Street | Barbican, London EC2Y 5EJ, England
+44 20 7256 6990
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good51%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
3 Dec 2016
“Poor Christmas dinner ”
19 Oct 2016
“Great night”
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
British, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
53 Fore Street | Barbican, London EC2Y 5EJ, England
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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We booked Christmas dinner for our company . The bar area is nice and welcoming and the staff were pleasant enough. The whole experience was let down by the food. I had French onion soup to start nothing wrong there, then it came to the...More

Thank Welshmitch
Reviewed 19 October 2016

A group of us went for after work drinks, great atmosphere and nice ales, meat board was epic, especially the Scotch eggs. Quick service.

Thank adi0nity
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Went to Wood Street Bar to help celebrate a retirement. Drinks good, food disappointing. Plates cold, chips not cooked through and coleslaw fiery with chilli. Expecting better for £13. Brother's fish portion tiny compared with others with same meal.

Thank shropshirelad54
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Good pub in a good location, like many other reviewers the service can be slow with too few bar staff to cope with demand. The drinks selection is good and the beer well kept. Unfortunately my last visit will be my last, I was entertaining...More

Thank DTBear
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Nice and cool bar with restaurant area very close to Barbican. Interior is a bit bland but still has something about it. Lots of bare wood about but seating is comfortable. Rear has a bit of a view of the Barbican interior and water side...More

Thank goodguyjas
Reviewed 28 March 2016

The beauty of this place is its nice and quiet, a little out the way, yet still a nice atmosphere and decent staff. The food however needs to improve by 15%. It seems there's always something not quite right, one element cold, or one element...More

Thank Fairweather76
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Working locally I've been going to the Wood Street for about 10 years now. it's always good, the food is consistent and it's a great spot for a pint or a glass of wine after work. Friday nights can get a little busy, but usually...More

1  Thank Steven F
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Just returned from this establishment having purchased a drink and awaiting my work colleagues. Friendly bar staff though bar only had one individual serving tonight and white small in size. Also quite crowded with many standing (few seats). Rude male member of staff (white shirt)...More

Thank CornishWR
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

This lovely restuarant/bar was nicely decorated withbfairy lights and traditional oakbdecor throughout. Despite having a staffing issue the service was excellent and we didnt wait as long as they warned which was good. My family and i had their Sunday roast dinners which were of...More

Thank Carter_Family_10
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

This bar is just down from our office and we hired their private room for an early evening get together and charity event. We were really well looked after, the staff were excellent and everyone had a great time - and our evening raised a...More

Thank Pbd001889
City of London
From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to
its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile
in the world, the financial district known simply as
“The City” is one of London's most historic and
fascinating neighbourhoods. Here high rise office
towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with
Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually
every era in between, including Christopher Wren's
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$32 - US$52
British, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
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: 53 Fore Street | Barbican, London EC2Y 5EJ, England
  • Public Transportation: The nearest tube stop to the restaurant is Moorgate however Barbican and St Pauls are also very close. Liverpool St station is also within walkinging distance and has regular bus services. Barclays cycle hire docking station on our road.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7256 6990
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