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The Bow Bells Pub

#196 of 1,336 Nightlife in London
Open Now: 12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
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Tradition pub inside but a good surprise about food. Best pizza with some change suggestion by the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Joana A
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Charming and full of Character!

This is a ye olde pub with plenty of charm and character. Close to the station & they serve Moretti... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2018
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4 days ago
23 Aug 2018
“Charming and full of Character!”
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Hours Today: 12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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116 Bow Road, London E3 3AA, England
+44 20 8980 0744
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tradition pub inside but a good surprise about food. Best pizza with some change suggestion by the chef, best wings in London. Thanks guys

Thank Joana A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awful man. Proceeded to berate me due to my desire to pay with AMEX. Accused me of 'trying to get away with something'. Apparently he'd told me 4 times, even though it was only my second drink. Not the way to treat customer.

Thank Charlotte G
Reviewed August 23, 2018

This is a ye olde pub with plenty of charm and character. Close to the station & they serve Moretti !!, which is always a good sign. The food was amazingly fresh and the staff very friendly. If you are looking for some non expensive...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Been to the Bow Bells a few times now and was very impressed with the quality of the food. Genuinely one of the best burgers I’ve had and at a very reasonable price. Staff are friendly and quick service - even on match day before...More

Thank Charlie24r
Reviewed April 20, 2018

I've been past this pub zillions of times over decades bit never ventured inside. On the hottest day of the year thus far, on a Wednesday in mid-April, on a whim, I finally ventured in. The decision had been positively encouraged by an unnecessarily elongated...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

We have been here a few times to watch sports on the big screen whilst enjoying a few drinks. When sports finish the jukebox comes on and there is often a singsong. Always good fun in The Bow Bells.

Thank AndrewCatley
Reviewed March 8, 2018

I can say this is the best Pizza in London. I am Italian so you can trust me. Special offers every Monday pizza and drink 10 pounds. Top!

Thank Guglielmo G
Reviewed December 9, 2017

Expected frozen microwaved pub food how wrong I was, wonderful food, great chef. I use this venue for lunch with groups after visiting The Nunnery Gallery also recommend by the way. Most impressed when we arrived early for our lunch booking when the manager apologised...More

Thank DialeG
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

I visited on friday with friends. I was drinking Trumans, was perfectly conditioned. We ordered two pizzas, value for money. Highly recommend

Thank Londonale1991
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub , old , rustic and great character , on a Wednesday they serve great meals and you are never disappointed when you visit this pub . I normally visit at least once a month and always glad to eat at this place and...More

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Response from Camilla W | Reviewed this property |
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