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: Sunday - 12 to 8pm Monday - 12 to 11pm Tuesday - 12 to 11pm Wednesday - 12 to 11pm Thursday - 12 to 11pm Friday - 12 to 11pm Saturday - 10am to 11pm

Mayor: teorn88 (9) | Taps: 8 | Bottles: 100+

Rake (Free)

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Beer Available At Rake (Free) (arranged by most recent)
Chorlton Woodruff Berliner , Anchor Zymaster Series No. 6 Saaremaa Island Ale 87, Flying Dog Brewhouse Rarities: Black Honey IPA , Gipsy Hill Beatnik 77, By The Horns Jolly’s Revenge 66, By The Horns Vive la Brett 69, By The Horns The Belgian Space Project 57, By The Horns Rum Ned Red Rye IPA , By The Horns Bobby On The Wheat (4.7%) 29, By The Horns Hopslinger American IPA 72, By The Horns Wolfie Smith Amber IPA 55, By The Horns Horns Crafty Craft Lager 55, By The Horns Hopslinger American IPA Black 80, By The Horns Hopslinger American Pale Ale 50, By The Horns Mick The Miller , By The Horns Diamond Geezer 76, By The Horns Stiff Upper Lip / Pale Ale 48, Flying Dog Brewhouse Rarities: Easy IPA 88, Heavy Industry 77 , Celt Experience Coco Orange Paganism
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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 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Pyrmir  (82) Uppsala, Sweden | March 9, 2014
This was one of our target pubs on our London vacation and did not disappoint. Nice selection, especially on cask beers. At the time of our visit it was a Welch brewery festival with 12 additional casks on the pattio, really nice. Staff was nice and helpful, prices decent. The only downside is that it’s small and easily gets crowded. Best place in London in my book
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Cristobal37  (18) 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  (55) 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  (398) 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  (111) , Denmark | October 17, 2013
Small noise and crowed place. Slow service. Small tap selection. Ok bottles selection but not much "new". Ok prices.
Rasmus40  (215) 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  (291) 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.

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