Rake (Free) | Borough, Greater London
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Rake (Free)
Excellent based on 144 ratings
Type: Bar

14 Winchester Walk, Southwark
Borough, Greater London England SE1 9AG [ print map ]
0207 407 0557


Hours: Tue-Fri 11am-12pm; Sat 9am-11pm; Sun 12am-10.30pm

Mayor: Theydon_Bois (18) | Taps: 8 | Bottles: 100+

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Beer Available At Rake (Free) (arranged by most recent)
Sierra Nevada Mandatory ESB 52, Five Points Pale 89, Five Points Hook Island Red 76, Five Points Railway Porter 90, Five Points Derailed Porter 65, Brains Craft Brewery The Big Smoke 58, Brains Craft Brewery Atlantic White 47, Brains Craft Brewery Rye Catcher 47, Brains Craft Brewery Farmer Walloon , Brains Crowded Hops , Brains Craft Brewery Barry Island IPA 44, Brains Craft Brewery Simply Red , Brains Craft Brewery Shining Tsar , Brains Craft Brewery Black Mountain 77, Brains Craft Brewery Boilermaker 48, Elgoods Coolship Lambic 85, Freigeist / Bayerischer Bahnhof Geisterzug Gose 88, Deeside Rye , Loch Lomond Southern Summit 71, Harbour Double IPA No. 6 93
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144 reviews for Rake (Free)
 Ambiance  71%
 Service  79%
 Selection  80%
 Food  41%
 Value  69%
 Overall  78%
 Rating  90%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Cristobal37  (16) Canyon Lake, California | February 11, 2014
Love love loved this place. Terrific location. Neighbors the great Borough Market. Outrageous selection of bottles and taps. Wonderful staff. Small patio for drinking. My kinda joint.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 2/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 17/20
pricey290483  (42) London, England | February 9, 2014
i love the rake they always have a very good selection of beers people may find it a bit expensive but you have to pay those prices if you want the quality of beers they provide i have been a few times and have always had a good pint.
gunnar  (382) Sandnes, Norway | January 16, 2014
Good selection of British beers, European and some US. Small taproom, but you can also find a seat in the small "beer garden" outside. WiFi was working well at my visit.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 11/20
olsvammel  (137) Örebro, Sweden | December 15, 2013
Odd place at the Borough Market. The selection of cask beer wasn’t great but they seem to rotate them very often. I managed to try 4 different real ales on my visit (they changed one) and 3 of them wasn’t in good shape and I actually left my small glasses unfinished. Besides that they had some nice beer on tap and bottle and the staff was friendly. Only real downside for me was the low quality of the real ales.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
beeroverwithme  (149) Tønsberg, Norway | November 29, 2013
Small and cozy beer bar tucked away at the back of Borough Market. They usually have some interesting British micros on draft, on my most recent visit they offered Purple Moose Myrica Gale. But there are also often international craft beers on tap, such as Nøgne Ø. The bar also have a vast bottle menu and a very knowledgable staff. One of my favorites in London. Visited: 2013-11-29.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10  (110) , Denmark | October 17, 2013
Small noise and crowed place. Slow service. Small tap selection. Ok bottles selection but not much "new". Ok prices.
Rasmus40  (213) Beder, Aarhus, Denmark | October 16, 2013
This pub was a real disappointment even though I had been warned that it would not live up to it’s ratebeer score. The very small room was way overcrowded and it took a long time to get beer. Noisy as well. The service was ok. The selection on tap and cask was limited in both range and rarity but the fridge saved the day. Since we had visited Utobeer earlier in the day, there was only a few new bottles for us, though. I’m not likely to visit again.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
maneliquor  (151) Perth, Australia | October 9, 2013| Updated February 20, 2014
Visited here around noon on a Wednesday. Quiet as you’d expect with about 4 other people in. Love the beer garden. Range is quite good but don’t expect get anything rare or difficult to find except oddly for very new release Wild Dog beers. Good bottle selection of locals (kernel, Partizan, Thornbridge), Belgian lambics, US stuff like Ska, DFH, Stone .etc. Good service offering tastings and their opinion which is always pleasing. Cool little pub and will go back. Have been back many times here and service is hugely hit and miss. Sometimes fantastic, sometimes absolutely horrendous. Not very good at replying to emails either
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Camons  (288) Hasselager, Denmark | September 17, 2013
Very small pub with 4 small tables and 2 or 3 barstools around each, Raining at our visit, so the garden wasnt a option. Looked nice though. Inside was a strong smell of chlorine wich wasnt to nice. Well onto the beers, qiute a nice selection of tap including 3 or 4 cask. A good bottle selection aswell, mostly consisting of US and Belgian beers. Nice service and good prices for the area.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
Erasmus_ro  (127) Alabama | September 2, 2013
A very small place, but in good location so a good for a stopover when going from A to B through London Bridge. Or if just popping for a bite or ingredients at Borough Market. Decent selection with a lot of change. Nice enough service. The ambiance ain’t much though.

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