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About Porky's BBQ Bankside

We’ll be dishing up meaty ribs, homemade BBQ sauce, juicy burgers, whole smoked chickens, and pulled pork that’s been cooked low and slow (for over 16 hours) in the smokers we imported from Oklahoma. there’ll be cold American (and local) craft beers on the bar, classic Tennessee tunes on the speakers and fun enough to rival Beale Street.

18 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London, SE1 9dr
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Burgers, Barbecue

Hours of Operation:
Sunday - Thursday: 12pm - 10pm
Friday - Saturday: 12pm - 10:30pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
£25 and under

Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
020 8127 5120

Website:
http://www.porkys.co.uk/

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Porky's BBQ Bankside Ratings and Reviews

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Overall rating

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food

3.7

service

3.8

ambience

3.7

value

3.6

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Energetic

72% would recommend it to a friend

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·Dined on 3 January 2018

Unsure what to do for my birthday, my friend suggested we go to Porky's BBQ as she had also great recommendations about the restaurant. Coming across a deal on TimeOut London for the 'Unlimited feast', I did not hesitate to purchase such a great deal.

The staff at the Bankside branch were indeed welcoming and friendly, starting off our evening to a great start. After ordering the Unlimited feast I was indeed taken back by the quantity of food that was presented to me. The quality of food served was exceptional and thanks to the TimeOut offer we were also able to ask for me. The cocktails were an added bonus and complimented the meal.

I can honestly say, for someone who loves off food as much as me, I was satisfied beyond my hearts content! The flavours were just mesmerizing..... I would definitely recommend it

Tags: Comfort Food, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Casual, Good for Birthdays
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food5
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 (London)·Dined on 19 December 2017

Excellent food, better than I expected. Service was excellent.
Buzzing place with beer pong in the front, restaurant area in the back and loud music played throughout.
I shall definitely be coming back!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food
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food5
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service5
value4

 
 (London)·Dined on 15 December 2017

Great BBQ food, attentive service and great selection of drinks

Tags: Spicy, Live Sports, Great Beer, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Fun, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on 15 December 2017

Wonderful quality American style BBQ food, accompanied by an expertly curated selection of beers and ciders, served by helpful, attentive and cheerful staff made for a great evening!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Casual, Great Beer, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Vibrant Bar Scene
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food5
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service5
value5

 
·Dined on 29 November 2017

Super food as usual, but was disappointed the beef rib was no longer on the menu.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch
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 (London)·Dined on 17 November 2017

Tasty food in a good atmosphere. Decent service. Enjoyed the beer pong in the bar after eating. Made for a great evening.

Tags: Fun, Tasting Menu, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Great Beer
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food5
ambience4
service5
value4

 
·Dined on 7 November 2017

Really good food, great service. Reasonably priced and good beer. Staff friendly and nice to talk to especially as I was on my own.

Was quiet but was a Tuesday night so to be expected.

Looks like it could be a great night to go with friends and play some beer pong by the bar!

Tags: Authentic, Great Beer, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Live Sports, Good for Groups
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service5
value5

 
·Dined on 14 October 2017

Very nice food. Service was excellent with no attitude from staff. Nothing was to much to ask. Food came fast and it was hot. Great atmosphere too

Tags: Casual, Romantic, Good for Groups
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food5
ambience4
service5
value5

 
 (London)·Dined on 13 October 2017

Another great meal at Porkys, perfect for our pre Globe evening. Service was swift & staff very pleasant. We liked the new menu too.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene, Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Comfort Food
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food5
ambience5
service4
value4

 
·Dined on 11 October 2017

Food improved immensely since last visited. Staff ok but seems a bit disorganised. We all had a good time though.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Fun
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food4
ambience4
service5
value4

 
·Dined on 22 September 2017

Outstanding staff. Nice greeting, not in your face throughout the meal. Burger was quality, wings not so much. Beer choice was outstanding. Would 100% return.

Tags: Great Beer, Late-night Find
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food5
ambience4
service5
value5

 
·Dined on 4 September 2017

Fast and amazing service , felt very welcome , and made my birthday amazing with free fudge cake !!

Tags: Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Fun, Good for a Date
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food4
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service5
value4

 
 (London)·Dined on 19 August 2017

Excellent service and great BBQ food Good choice of drinks and clean environment
Easy to find and would recommend

Tags: Authentic, Casual, Great Beer
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food5
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 (London)·Dined on 7 August 2017

Awesome ... thanks Luigi and team!

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value4

 
·Dined on 28 July 2017

Great food with great service- and dog friendly! Will be back!

Tags: Comfort Food, Kid-friendly, Great Beer
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 (New York Area)·Dined on 28 July 2017

I was afraid that Memphis BBQ in London wouldn't hit the mark, but everything was delicious! Pulled pork, popcorn chicken, Mac and cheese, hot wings and baby back ribs were all delicious. Go!

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food5
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service5
value4

 
 (London)·Dined on 20 July 2017

Great food, delivered very fast with great service. Loved it!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food
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food4
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on 30 June 2017

Before a show at the globe

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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (London)·Dined on 25 February 2017

This is one of my favorite restaurants in London. I always come here to celebrate. The staff are amazing, always happy to help you and to recommend drinks etc.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Outstanding Value, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Live Sports, Great for Brunch, Comfort Food, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Great Beer
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food5
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 (London)·Dined on 17 February 2017

We had an amazing time at porky! Amazing, tasty food and fantastic selection of beers too! Really enjoyed the beer pong and the real 'feel good' vibe! Great value for the amount we had to eat and drink and will certainly be returning soon! Thank you for a great time porkys!

Tags: Comfort Food, Seasonal, Waterfront, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Quick Bite, Authentic, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Scenic View, Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Outstanding Value, Late-night Find, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Live Music, Cozy, Great Beer, Good for a Date
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (London)·Dined on 15 February 2017

The staff here are great people. especially the Australianext chap and the lady who seemed to be the boss. put us at ease and we're very attentive. the food was great too

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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food5
ambience4
service5
value5

 
 (London)·Dined on 27 January 2017

We wanted to see how authentic the barbecue was at Porky's and it was fantastic! The smoked meat (we had pulled pork, chicken and ribs) was brilliant!!! We will definitely be going back- but maybe not on beer pong night!

Tags: Casual, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Hot Spot, Authentic, Fun
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food4
ambience5
service4
value4

 
 (London)·Dined on 31 December 2016

Really nice settings and surroundings and the feeling from the staff was very warming. They serve decent food at a reasonable price and the cocktail list and beers on offer was great. I would happily visit again! Great location if you want to be by the river as well with nice pubs in local area!

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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Aberdeen)·Dined on 31 December 2016

Great food and cocktails. Quick service and lovely staff.

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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (New York Area)·Dined on 17 December 2016

Large portions well worth it

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food5
ambience3
service5
value3

 
 (London)·Dined on 14 December 2016

Walked into an office party playing beer pong including a lot of 'well refreshed' individuals at the bar. However we were there for pre-theatre food and the restaurant at the back was fairly quiet. The staff were clearly rushed off their feet but they bent over backwards to make us comfy. Orders taken quickly, food arrived in good time, tasty and decent size portions. Overall really good and would be a fun night out for a group too.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Quick Bite, Hot Spot, Casual, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Comfort Food
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food5
ambience5
service5
value1

 
 (London)·Dined on 11 December 2016

Great food, belly busting portions, chicken wings best I've ever had! A bit pricey....

Tags: Good for a Date
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food5
ambience4
service5
value5

 
 (London)·Dined on 28 October 2016

Wow, never had such a love affair with a mountain of meat! I have no idea where they source their chicken wings, but those have to be some monster chickens (try them and you'll understand). We tried sharing the platter for two and glad the server suggested getting a number of sides, coz we now have lunch and dinner for a couple of days and it would have been way to much meat. Looking forward to our next visit.

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food5
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service5
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 (London)·Dined on 22 October 2016

Loved it meal was great staff friendly

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food4
ambience4
service5
value4

 
 (London)·Dined on 14 October 2016

Service is great. Dog friendly place which is the main reason I chose it for our friends get together. Great night out.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Casual, Fun
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food4
ambience5
service5
value3

 
 (London)·Dined on 24 August 2016

we went for my son's 14th birthday dinner, it was perfect for him as he loves american style restaurants. the food was pretty good, nothing to complain about and the service was outstanding, our waitress wrote nothing down but remembered the whole order including drinks! and not one mistake, so well done to her!

Tags: Fun, Casual
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food5
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service5
value5

 
 (London)·Dined on 8 August 2016

The staff were really accommodating for our large group, and even took in a birthday cake I had brought for my friend. They even brought the cake out and were sorting it out before I'd even asked which was great. Service was fantastic, the food was great as always, a good dinner out.

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food4
ambience5
service5
value4

 
 (London)·Dined on 5 August 2016

Great atmosphere and staff were really lovely and friendly . Ping pong also perfect for a friday night drinks with friends. Will definitely go again

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre
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food5
ambience5
service5
value4

 
 (London)·Dined on 15 July 2016

Four of us visited Porky's on a Friday evening around 7:30 as the start of our weekend in London. The atmosphere was really lively and quite loud around the beer pong tables. We had seats in the larger dining area and the sound levels were fine.
The food arrived quickly and was superb. We had a sharing platter for 3 between 4 of us, and there was absolutely loads of meat and there is no way we would have been able to manage a platter for 4. We also ordered a few sides during the meal to go along with it. These aren't hugely expensive and arrived very quickly, so you wouldn't necessarily need to over-order at the beginning.
We had cocktails to start, and beer with the meal, all great with a moderate but well chosen selection.
Overall a fabulous start to the weekend, and a fine example of meaty, smokey, BBQ deliciousness.

Tags: Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (London)·Dined on 25 June 2016

I was celebrating my birthday and me qualifying dentistry, so i decided to spend it with my friends at my favourite reataurant.

All of my friends loved the food as it was a dirst time for a few of them.

The staff were very accomodating and were very hepful as always.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Outstanding Value, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch
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food5
ambience4
service5
value5

 
 (London)·Dined on 24 June 2016

A fantastic visit to this establishment which was for a birthday occasion. Great environment as far as decor, music and lighting were concerned. Staff were excellent; friendly, informative and gave us extra special attention with a lovely dessert treat!! The food was awesome, we had a sharing platter because we had never eaten here before. It was delicious and offered us the opportunity to try different cuts of BBQ meat. Would definitely visit again if I am near Bankside and would recommend this highly. Thank you.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Outstanding Value, Special Occasion
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food4
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service4
value4

 
 (London)·Dined on 3 June 2016

Booked a table for 20:15
Got there at 20.00
Got taken to our table in the back as the front is a bit loud from people playing beer pong.
Ordered foot and within 10 mins had all our food and drinks
Quick nice service
Nice evening
Would suit small groups of people who are celebrating an event

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food5
ambience5
service3
value5

 
 (London)·Dined on 6 May 2016

This was a hilarious and honest restaurant experience for a group of hungry lads on a night out!

American BBQ foods are always a firm favourite with my group, and this place produces some very good food. The ambience is also fun, with everyone playing games, laughing, chatting etc. The ambience was friendly, and fun. The food was very good and was well priced. The service was also great - especially considering how busy it was on the night.

I would highly recommend this restaurant - also, I tried a few different things and all the food were great. I recommend you order a variety of items from the menu and share with your pals well. A truly fun experience.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive, People Watching, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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food5
ambience5
service5
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 (London)·Dined on 26 March 2016

When booking, we thought that it would be busy, but upon arrival it was near to empty, so we had invited the other half of our group to come join us. We combined the warm-up platter with the ultimate line-up It tasted amazing and was not at all insufficient for the four of us. For the price we paid we couldn't believe how much we'd gotten and what a great taste. When the meal had settled in our tummy, it was time for a game of beerpong, this suited us for sure.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Outstanding Value
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food4
ambience5
service4
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 (London)·Dined on 15 February 2016

Had a meal here with some friends. Good food and good value. Recommend the beer pong. JD and pickle juice shots are as wrong as they sound! You have been warned :)

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