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The Crutched Friar

#3,357 of 18,384 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$, British,
39-41 Crutched Friars, London EC3N 2AE, England
+44 20 7488 3243
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good50%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pies” (5 reviews)
“tapas” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
39-41 Crutched Friars, London EC3N 2AE, England
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1 - 10 of 152 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very convenient for meeting up with business clients in the vicinity of the Hilton and other hotels around the Fenchurch street area. Friendly staff and excellent selection of drinks.

Thank Duncan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a course in the area and had therefore reserved a table. What is surprising is the space insight for a London Pub. We have two dishes from the Graze menu as starters which came relatively quickly. After our starters we were asked...More

Thank Corrinne C
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We came here because it was raining hard and it seemed nice from the outside. The dining room is really welcoming and comfortable. As we sat, we were served after less than 10 minutes of waiting BUT after that it all went downhill. We sat...More

1  Thank asdfghjklzx
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely staff who are always welcoming. Nice choice of food and fairly priced (they have special deals on different days so even better). Service with a smile and quick orders. Would recommend.

Reviewed 27 February 2018

My family ate at this restaurant twice during our recent holiday to London. It is a good quality, traditional style but modern, English pub/restaurant. The surroundings are well presented with plenty of space. The food is top notch and reasonably priced. In particular, I'd recommend...More

Thank Rincewind
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

The Crutched Friar is a lovely place close to the Tower of London. The interior and ambiance is fully character of a London pub. Service was that only criticism I had with one of the bar staff looking preoccupied and choosing to have a chat...More

Thank Ozzie178
Reviewed 6 February 2018

We were staying at a nearby hotel for a week in December 2017 and discovered the Crutched Friar on one of our walks. Needless to say that after the first visit we returned, several times. The lunches we had there were outstanding. The menu had...More

Thank robjac33
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Service was great but I was disappointed by total lack of vegan options, chips don't constitute a meal. One of my group had cod and chips and reported the fish as being tasteless.

1  Thank EssexBev
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Really great pub, good beers, reasonably priced and nice location. If you are within the area it’s a great place to stop for a drink at lunch or just after work before the commute home.

Thank Simon F
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Very good location, close to Fenchurch Street and Tower Hill. Good menu choices. Good selection of drinks. Food is of good quality. Quiet at the weekend.

Thank Dan S
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Questions & Answers
Jayne O
4 December 2015|
Response from clickgal | Reviewed this property |
In my understanding they do a christmas dinner. We celebrated christmas here 2 years back. However i dont think they have a special menu. Bangers and mash-- outstanding !!
13 March 2015|
Response from goodguyjas | Reviewed this property |
It's just the meat from the tail of the scampi. You won't notice any difference in taste from the other body meat of the scampi. Battered scampi is a popular British pub dish. It is one of the easiest things a pub can cook... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39-41 Crutched Friars, London EC3N 2AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7488 3243
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