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The Southwark Tavern, London Bridge - pub details

Southwark Tavern
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Address: 22, Southwark St, London Bridge, London, SE1 1TU [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 2288) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest tube stations London Bridge (0.2 miles), Borough (0.3 miles), Cannon Street (0.5 miles)

Nearest DLR stations Bank (0.6 miles), Tower Gateway (0.9 miles)

Nearest train stations London Bridge (0.3 miles), Cannon Street (0.5 miles), Blackfriars (0.7 miles)

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user reviews of the Southwark Tavern, London Bridge

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Used to love this pub when it was a sprint over the bridge for a swifty at 11.00 when the City pubs didn't open till 11.30.
Still a good pub as they haven't trashed the interior, and a good range of well kept beers.
I know they are trained to serve short measures as a cynical means of gouging even more money out of honest drinkers, but employing enthusiastic European staff who probably really believe a pint pot should only contain a nominal amount of fluid is completely taking the piss.
vic_boner - 3 Sep 2016 14:52
Popped in on the way home after football on a Tuesday night a few weeks back.

6 hand pumps with 4 ales on, these were St Austell Tribute , Timothy Taylor Landlord, Sharps Doombar and my choice which was Navigation's Britannia @ 3.8%.

I have not visited the Southwark Tavern for several years, it still has a lovely interior. Wood panelling, wooden flooring & some interesting lights hanging above the bar.

Half full on this visit but as it got close to last orders the pub emptied pretty quickly. A few bar staff on including the female manager, music playing in the back ground.

This is a decent pub but probably needs to be visited before 10.30pm to get a glimpse of the atmosphere as there wasn’t much about on this visit.
lezford - 10 May 2016 14:13
Diet Pepsi please. Draft. Came in a pint glass. Five pounds ten please. No, how much really?Five pounds ten. Ludicrous
Glasgowboy - 11 Dec 2014 20:55
First visited this pub in 2009, not impressed then but 5 years is long enough to improve so I tried again. As it was around 1pm on a Sunday lunch was the most important thing on staff's mind & they seemed miffed when I just ordered a pint (Doom Bar, 3.75). I do not like pubs that treat drinkers as optional extras.
Queenslander - 31 Aug 2014 23:00
Really raucous and standing room only when we visited. Fine if you like this sort of thing: I don't.
mozzzzzz - 8 Dec 2013 19:35

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