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The Distillers - Smithfield - CLOSED

66 West Smithfield, London EC1A 9DY, England
+44 20 7600 2705
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible21%
26 May 2015
“Bar had a make over”
21 Mar 2014
“Unwelcoming, expensive”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
66 West Smithfield, London EC1A 9DY, England
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Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

This bar is now called at barts and is great for after work drinks especially if you happen to work for barts as they periodically give Nhs discount !! It's had a makeover. Often has live music and has a good vibe to it. Great...More

Thank Coconutcrush
Reviewed 22 March 2014

We live in a brewing town so were looking forward to tasting a few ales at this place advertising itself as a brewery pub. Big mistake.... indifferent, arrogant staff and only two cask ales. After one pint we left - not even decent beer. We...More

Thank Magnolia03_9
Reviewed 30 December 2013 via mobile

I have the burger or fish and chips every time. You can't beat this place for lunchtime value meal. Presentation very good and the chef will come and speak to you if you want more information on what's in a dish. Lunch and drink for...More

Thank Fishcakes2
Reviewed 20 December 2013 via mobile

We were told to arrive for 7 and that dinner would be promptly afterwards. Unfortunately it was gone half past 8 before the starters made an appearance. The food itself was delicious and, if if wasn't for the fact it was served stone cold i'd...More

Thank Zoe1303
Reviewed 10 December 2013 via mobile

Having recently moved to the area as part of an office relocation a colleague and I thought we would try this pub for a spot of lunch as looked nice from the outside and menu looked good. Once inside we had a question which the...More

Thank Nik D
Reviewed 8 October 2013

Decided to treat myself to a pub lunch on Friday 4th October with a work colleague; I'd been in here a couple of times of drinks, and a few colleagues had mentioned to me the food was good. I ordered Bangers and Mash, which in...More

Thank GML_88
Reviewed 4 October 2013

Had my husbands 60th birthday here - all in all we had a wonderful evening all round. The food was fair - although who ate meat said it was really good! The service was spot on - they were very helpful and attentive. Very good...More

Thank Debbi M
Reviewed 8 August 2013

Been going here about one a month since the end of last year for a lunchtime bite to eat and a beer. In my experience, it is fair to say that both the quality and quantity of the food has worsened, this view also appears...More

1  Thank TrueBlueCFC
Reviewed 2 August 2013

We decided to visit the pub because of it's excellent reviews for a Fri lunch treat. The food was good, apart from them forgetting one of our meals & then being very casual about it when we pointed it out. The service was terrible, apart...More

Thank Eleanor D
Reviewed 21 May 2013

We have recently celebrated our sons wedding reception here and I must say the place was transformed and also the food was fantastic! From beginning to end the staff were excellent and everything went very smoothly. The food was really first class, all the choices...More

1  Thank GloucesterGeorge
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:59 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:59 PM
7:00 AM - 11:59 PM
7:00 AM - 11:59 PM
7:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 West Smithfield, London EC1A 9DY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7600 2705
  • E-mail
The Distillers is under fresh management asST. BART’S BREWERYA venue for Wedding, Corporate and Private Hire, Late Night Live Music, and EventsFollowing a refurbishment late spring, we will launch this vibrant venue in June in time for the World Cup Series 2014.
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