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Reviews of Jack's Bar

Isabella Street, London SE1

 

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Relaxed bar near Waterloo
If you are seeking a venue to meet a group of friends coming from all over London, and you want a place with relaxed surroundings near Waterloo where the drinks are not a rip off, you should try Jack's Bar. Tucked behind The Cut under the railway arches and sandwiched between 2 restaurants, EV and Thai Silk, it even has outdoor space. The bar is closing 9-19 September for a refurb, though. Old posts have complained about the food, but the 200g home made burgers in foccacia buns looked amazing. There were 8 of us and we had a 3 sharing dishes for 12 plus an enormous plate of nachos with all the trimmings. Bottles of NZ Sauvignon Blanc at under 20 is very reasonable. Service was very good - the staff were very responsive, especially the table staff. I am definitely heading back once the bar is back open.
Disappointment
I ate there a while ago now and I see nothing has improved..
Not worth the hassle
attended for friday lunch. slowness of service was appalling; though not too busy, food did not arrive an hour after ordering, and some of the party had to cancel order and leave without food. dessert (crepe) not fresh but seemingly from a packet. no coffee. three staff for 10 tables and they still couldn't manage.

avoid, not worth the hassle!!!

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