Nicholson's Pubs

Welcome to The Blackfriar in Blackfriars London

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The Blackfriar is located on Queen Victoria Street in Blackfriars London, just a short stroll from Blackfriars Bridge, Upper Thames Street, The Bridewell Theatre, St Bride’s Church and Fleet Street.


You’ll find a host of London’s most iconic attractions, including St Paul’s Cathedral, the Tate Modern, and The Globe near you.

Find us

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The Blackfriar, 174 Queen Victoria Street,
London, Greater London, EC4V 4EG

Tel: 020 7236 5474

A unique city centre pub with a rich history

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Nicholson’s Pubs are known for their individual style, exciting stories, and charming personalities — and The Blackfriar is certainly no exception.

Set in a historic, Art Nouveau Grade II masterpiece of a building, The Blackfriar was built in 1875 on the site of a Dominican friary. The building was designed by architect H. Fuller-Clark and artist Henry Poole, who were both committed to the free-thinking arts and crafts movement.

Today, you’ll still find Poole’s original jolly friars around the pub, in the form of sculptures, mosaics, and reliefs. You might say we’re lucky to still be here after being saved from demolition by a campaign led by Sir John Betjeman!

Find us

The Blackfriar, 174 Queen Victoria Street,
, London, Greater London, EC4V 4EG

Tel: 020 7236 5474

Opening Hours

  • Monday 11:30am-11pm
  • Tuesday 11:30am-11pm
  • Wednesday 11:30am-11pm
  • Thursday 11:30am-11pm
  • Friday 11:30am-11pm
  • Saturday 11:30am-11pm
  • Sunday Midday-6pm

SERVING UP SEASONAL SPECIALITIES AND MOUTH-WATERING FAVOURITES

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Our breakfast, lunch and dinner menus offer everything you’d expect to find on any respectable, British pub menu and so much more besides. Boasting an array of delicious sharers, through to classic main dishes and succulent burgers, there’s a selection of food that’s perfectly suited every appetite.

CLINK CLINK, FANCY A NEW SUMMER DRINK?

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Summer should be spent swapping tales over ales, cocktails, and wine, making memories that last a lifetime. With our new Summer Drinks, there’ll be plenty of excuses to do so at The Blackfriar.

Let us regale you with our brand-new cocktails, or feel plenty fine with a glass of our new wines… The choice, as always, is yours.

Kick back, relax, top up your tan, all with a new summer tipple in your hand.