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The Commercial Tavern
Ranked #6,605 of 22,374 Restaurants in London
Cuisines: Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Neighbourhood: Spitalfields
England, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Loved it”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014 via mobile

Went on a Saturday afternoon for drinks. Great place. Great decor. Sat upstairs. All the windows open out, which is great on a sunny day. If you're sat upstairs, they don't sell beer up there, so you have to go down to the other bar to get one. Not sure why? But loved looking around at all the stuff on the walls. Jigsaw pieces making up a feature wall and plates with bugs on them. Really enjoyed our drinks in here and would go back.

Visited June 2014
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English first
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Nice pub but useless service”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2014 via mobile

We visited this pub after work one night, it's got a trendy, cool vibe. But if yr in need of a drink id go somewhere else, you'll die of thirst waiting for the bar staff to serve you!

One saving grace is that the manager seems switched ok when she's around. She gave me a free pint after her bar man successfully ignored me for ten mins standing right in front of him!

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Harstad, Troms, Norway
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55 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Solid tavern, with some hip art on the wall.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014 via mobile

Used this pub as a meeting place before going down brick lane. Easy to find and nicely located. In the afternoon there is often a large group gather outside. It can get busy on Thursdays.

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London, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“a great place to relax of a weekend”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014

this quirkily decorated bar is a fantastic place to sit and relax and have a few drinks. the staff here are friendly and make you feel welcome. be sure to go upstairs on a bright afternoon to enjoy the amazing décor and friendly clientele. a great selection of drinks are on offer. definitely worth a visit and the very short walk from spitlafields and brick lane if you are looking for a place to unwind

  • Visited May 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great Local”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2014

Been going to the Commercial for a good few years. It has a good range of beers and the atmosphere is friendly and welcoming. The layout creates a nice intimate feel. The food is really good (burger). Good times.

  • Visited December 2013
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