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The Raven, Bermondsey, SE1

218 Tower Bridge Road
SE1
SE1 2UP
Phone: 02074075818
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hondo . left this review about The Raven

Owned by the people behind the Euston Tap. Interior as described by real ale ray below with a “pool hall” upstairs (3 tables & dartboard).

On 28th October 2019 - no rating submitted
[User has posted 2648 recommendations about 2591 pubs]


Real Ale Ray left this review about The Raven

Looking at the old picture of this pub, I can see from my visit that the new pub company have taken away the complete frontage of the old pub and have constructed a new front that receeds back from the pavement by about one metre. The interior had an island bar with 13 keg beers dispensed from a central stainless steel column in the middle of the bar. The bar area was finished in oak and the perimeter walls also had oak panelling with grey painted walls. There was green leather banquette seating along high tables running along both sides of the room and the floor was finished in a dark timber.
The staff were all in their early 20's and were all bright and jolly and very welcoming. Six handpumps serving five cask and one cider. We went for the Gorgeous Brewery Goofy Hoof Pale Ale, which was excellent and worthy of a second pint.

On 21st June 2019 - rating: 7
[User has posted 2915 recommendations about 2915 pubs]


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Steve of N21 left this review about The Bridge House

Fortunately there were quite a few in just having a drink on this early evening visit, but I can see the comments that this place comes over a more bar / restaurant than pub.
I noticed two pumps each for Adnams Bitter and Broadside and then also Ghost ship, and my pint of Broadside was fine enough. I will add myself to the list who find it strange that this is the type of place that Adnams would choose as their only outlet in London. As I can take or leave Adnams beers I can’t see myself returning to this one over some of the more true pub experiences close by.

On 31st March 2017 - rating: 6
[User has posted 1686 recommendations about 1635 pubs]


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Along the Thames by Roy Collins
South of the river by Roy Collins
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London Bridge, 0.74 miles, 14 min walk (show)
London Bridge, 0.74 miles, 14 min walk (show)
London Fenchurch Street, 0.75 miles, 14 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Raven, SE1
28th Oct 2019, 15:04
Review submitted by hondo .
 
28th Oct 2019, 14:58
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  • Accommodation : No last updated 07 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 07 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 07 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Garden : No last updated 07 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 07 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : No last updated 07 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 28 October 2019 by hondo .
  • Darts : Yes last updated 28 October 2019 by hondo .
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 28 October 2019 by hondo .
  • Live Music : No last updated 07 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 07 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Pinball : No last updated 07 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 28 October 2019 by hondo .
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 28 October 2019 by hondo .
  • Real Cider : No last updated 07 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 07 July 2014 by ROB Camra
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