Pommelers Rest (JDW) | Tower Bridge, Greater London
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Pommelers Rest (JDW)
Exceptional based on 11 ratings
Type: Bar

196-198 Tower Bridge Road
Tower Bridge, Greater London England SE1 2UN [ print map ]
020 7378 1399

jdwetherspoon.co.uk/home/pubs/the-pommelers-rest

Hours: 8am-12am (8am-1am Fri-Sat)


Mayor: Leighton (1) | Taps: 16 | Bottles: 12


Pommelers Rest (JDW)

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Beer Available At Pommelers Rest (JDW) (arranged by most recent)
Westerham British Bulldog BB 38, Fuller’s London Pride (Cask) 84, Greene King Abbot Ale (Cask) 44, Ringwood Old Thumper (Cask) 66, Sharps Doom Bar (Cask) 43, Westons Cider Twist Winter Spice 22, WJ King Festive , Westons Old Rosie Scrumpy 61, WJ King Kings Old Ale 81,

Previously Available
Caledonian Poltergeist Porter 41, Batemans Hazelnut Brownie 48
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11 reviews for Pommelers Rest (JDW)
 Ambiance  56%
 Service  59%
 Selection  62%
 Food  58%
 Value  64%
 Overall  62%
 Rating  67%
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 4/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe  (1262) Hebden Bridge, England | November 18, 2013
Wetherspoon pub with a couple of front facing rooms connected by a skylight lit serving area to its rear. There’s no tables in the bar room which suggests it can get busy at periods but as this is pretty much tourist central given its located at the start of the southern approach to Tower Bridge. There’s not a huge amount of tables in here either so a place is not guaranteed here if you’re looking to sit down and eat. There are also warning signs screwed into the table to keep an eye on your bag. The decor is very traditional for the chain and in style with a warming carpet alongside wooden furniture and fittings and it appeals. There are two rows of real ale pumps at the bar.
60
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 12/20
Bryne  (354) Bryne, Norway | November 21, 2012
If you are in the area, drop in. But, it is not worth the detour. You will probably find some new cask ales, but not the most hard to find beers. Nice pub and good service. (Visited November 16th 2012)
62
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking  (75) Brentford, England | March 28, 2012
A decent good-sized Wetherspoon, the usual good value food and stuff plus two or three seating areas with different characters. Well staffed on my visit, too. There’s twelve handpumps, offering real ciders & perries as well as ales. I visited during the beer festival so the selection may not be typical - six guests, three ciders, one perry, and only two regular ales on. Ale quality was good but not excellent.
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk  (272) Göteborg/Jönköping, Sweden | August 8, 2011
Close to Tower Bridge. A very large pub but the beer selection is not that impressive. 3-4 casks on when I visited, and the rest f the beers are mostly mainstreambeers.
62
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 12/20
Bierkrug  (312) , | April 27, 2011
Larger place mostley just macros. Food looked good but did not try. Was nice but there are better choices in the area.
62
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton  (583) London, England | December 20, 2010
A typical JDW establishment. Has a large dining area with relatively high ceilings and large windows looking onto streets, making this a pleasant place to stop in for a beer. I visited on a particularly snowy December afternoon, and the Pommelers Ret provided a nice respite. As for selection, standard JDW: eight cask ale taps and a handful of macros. I had two of the Christmas theme beers. Neither beer was that great, and one was a touch offensive. Very metallic. Not sure it is just a bad beer or if it was a handling issue. I didn’t pay very much for the beer so I can’t be too upset. Overall a decent place if you’re in this area.
48
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 9/20
altonbrownd  (213) Brussels, Belgium | June 14, 2010
Pretty generic and sterile pub in tourist location. But I enjoyed a Samsbrook, Weltons and Ringwood nonetheless.
64
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 15/20
Alphadelic  (68) Portland, Oregon | April 18, 2010
Classic Wetherspoons. Good lineup, ok food.
66
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
lada66  (134) Savonlinna, Finland | September 11, 2008
10 oz 21-day-matured rib-eye steak from British Isles for 9,49 pounds with Itchen Brewery´s Tower Bridge and Courage Best Bitter (3.8.2008).
66
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere  (450) Ottawa, Ontario | January 19, 2006
Was here in February 2005, before it became smoke free. Was pleasantly surprised with number of guest taps, all below 2 pounds each (between 1.3 to 1.8) , a rarity in London. Place was full and smoky, but I uderstand this has changed. Would recommend if you are in the area.

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