The Greenwich Tavern

4.0
83 reviews
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£25 and under
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British
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  • Casual
  • Cosy
  • People Watching
A warm welcome awaits you at the Greenwich Tavern, where first-class food and drink is a passion and the aim to meet your every need is a promise.

Set on the corner of King William Walk overlooking the beautiful grasslands of Greenwich Park, this all-embracing venue includes a bar and two private function rooms ideal for parties and celebrations. The atmosphere swings from lively and merry to relaxed and mellow, due to the distinctive character offered by each of the tavern's three floors.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
British, European, Burgers
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday: 11:00 - 23:00
Friday - Saturday: 11:00 - 00:00
Sunday: 11:00 - 22:00
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Phone number
020 8858 8791
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Cross Street
Nevada Street
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Public Transit
Bus stop: Greenwich Park
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Special Events & Promotions
We offer function rooms for your every requirement - whether it's a birthday, christening or even a wedding, we're here to help make your day perfect.
Additional
Beer, Full Bar, Wine
What 83 People Are Saying
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M
1 review
Dined on 15 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely staff and very dog friendly. Lovely interiors, great location and good food.

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M
London
50 reviews
Dined on 16 July 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Our party of 6 booked for a late lunch on a Monday. We arrived slightly early and a table was free. The service was brisk, polite and efficient throughout. The selection of drinks available was fine for us. Some of us had starters, all had main course and some had desserts. All the food was well presented and arrived reasonable quickly. For such a 'tourist trap' location (next to the entrance to Greenwich Park) I thought the bill at less than £150 was very good value. There were no complaints and we would certainly return.

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HT
1 review
Dined on 15 July 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

Our meal was somewhat marred by our booking being incorrectly recorded for 2pm, when we'd booked it for 2:30pm, so when we asked for our table at 2:30pm we were briskly told that the table had been given away (despite making ourselves present at the bar at 2pm...)
Once that was resolved, the rest of the experience was fine.

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P
London
6 reviews
Dined on 15 July 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great food and cocktails!

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GS
London
142 reviews
Dined on 30 June 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Easy, open place with decent pub food, sharing plates and nice atmosphere. Worth a try.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 6 May 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Not the most dog friendly pub I’ve been. We were told by staff that dogs are not allowed at the upper floor and we were moves downstairs. 30 min later a family happily goes up with a dog upstairs and it was OK.
I won’t be returning despite the good food.

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EM
1 review
Dined on 1 April 2018
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 5

The Greenwch Tavern is very good for families bringing children. The food selection is good and their food came first, keeping them quiet. Our Sunday roast dinners were very good, except that my beef was stringy and chewy ; I expected better for £18.
The service was excellent. We had a table overlooking the park. Overall, a nice occasion

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AR
London
2 reviews
Dined on 11 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

The pub has stand out character and the staff are super friendly! The kitchen was meant to close at 6pm (even though we had made a reservation for 5:50pm for food!) but they kept the kitchen open for us. The food quality was really good, prices more than reasonable and the atmosphere/location was superb. Will be coming back again for sure!

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2017
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

the meal was very good but a near by table has a small dog which kept barking and their owner did nothing.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 6 December 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Relaxed, friendly, comfortable environment.

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SM
London
14 reviews
Dined on 12 November 2017
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 3

The Sunday roast was really good. Nice crunchy potatoes and decent gravy. The brunch menu is also really good.

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S
London
2 reviews
Dined on 11 November 2017
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 3

Food was really nice , service was very good , drinks were expensive
And if you want a quite meal it was a little loud .

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Kent
3 reviews
Dined on 28 October 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this pub! We can take our dog too which helps after a long walk in the park! Food is amazing, friendly staff and a really nice atmosphere!

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Hampshire
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Lovely food & good quick service. A lovely situation right by the entrance to Greenwich Park - great for watching the world go by.

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EM
London
31 reviews
Dined on 14 October 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Nice pub in a great location. Lovely outside space that is very dog friendly. Food was really nice and the service very good. Would definitely go back if in the area.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 8 October 2017
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 2

So disappointed with brunch here today! The bar staff 'weren't aware' we were there for brunch dispite clearly saying when first ordering our food.
There was a wait to be serverd for more prosecco which wasted our 2 hours- this was for a friends birthday so was hard to enjoy. The bar staff got the orders wrong and made us feel uncomfortable when we asked to change.
I'm really not one to write reviews but felt I had to.
Such a shame- wouldn't recommend brunch here at all!

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 10 September 2017
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

Ok venue but £16 for half a camembert and 2 bits of bread! My son refused to let me say anything. Fish and chips were good.

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EP
London
4 reviews
Dined on 27 August 2017
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

As usually - great experience and delicious Sunday roast.

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C
Las Vegas
21 reviews
Dined on 13 August 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great choice of food, friendly attentive service.

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C
Kent
1 review
Dined on 23 July 2017
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 3

The food was very poor quality, portions small, wouldnt accommodate childrens portions and the food was cold and overcooked. Obviously cooked a long time before it was served and kept slightly warm. When we commented to the staff they said it wasn't cold!!!

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BV
London
10 reviews
Dined on 1 July 2017
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

We were given a table next to the disabled/baby changing toilet that kept being used by other people because the male/female toilets were quite busy (not enough toilets for the size of the pub!)... It was smelly so we asked to be moved. We were but the waitress didn't seem very happy to do so...
Food came quickly and was good but the chicken kiev was quite a small portion!
Overall a good experience and a nice pub with a nice outside area.

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Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 18 June 2017
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Had a Sunday brunch with a group of friends. The food is really good. There is no table service. You have to order at the bar. The outside space is very pleasant. Definitely go there again

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 14 May 2017
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Absolut disappointment!!!
I have been there many times but this time it was really a let down.
We ordered the roast which they said would take 30minutes waiting time. Then 25 minutes into our wait the waiter came over saying the lamb roast is not available anymore so I changed my order to pork. After 1 hour of wait we still didnt see our food yet.
When the food arrived, it looked like it was just chucked onto the plate and waited in the kitchen for ages. The Cesar salad we ordered was completely dried out, no sauce and the chicken was just thrown on there, stone cold and rock hard.
On the pork roast there wasn't much meat at all, it was just a big lump of fat and looked like were just the leftovers which had to go!!!
Waiters had to be told several times for requests and just seemed not to care and were just chatting with each other.
Definitely a bad experience, given the price they charge!
WATCH OUT!

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 7 May 2017
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Great location, venue and food, but service could be better. Requested two high chairs, but had to queue at the bar to ask for them and didn't get our drinks order taken so had to queue again! Also waitresses weren't very friendly or helpful. Would still go back though, hopefully they were just having a bad day!

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 30 April 2017
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Really good roast potatoes!!! Bit of a draft upstairs but great food so wasn't too much of an issue and not rushed at all

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Kent
8 reviews
Dined on 5 April 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good food but have had better
Typical pub style with food and drink ordered at the bar
We went mid week but from other comments it seems better at weekends

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W
London
4 reviews
Dined on 19 March 2017
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

A really hearty Sunday lunch. We sat in the upstairs dining room which was a little characterless. The service was adequate, but in no way attentive nor warm; a nice smile would have added some warmth all round.

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CB
London
28 reviews
Dined on 19 March 2017
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Great location opposite Greenwich park, food was good. Had a nice atmosphere.

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l
Surrey
8 reviews
Dined on 25 February 2017
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We were a group of six people, who enjoyed a very busy Saturday lunch in the Greenwich Tavern. We got a great table with enough space for all of us, ordered at the bar, and we enjoyed a hearty pub meal. Although it was fairly crowded and loud, the service was very friendly and efficient. We will definitely bring other guests at another time.

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AB
London
4 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Staff were very friendly and accommodating and considering we had arrived minutes before the Kitchen was due to shut the food was delicious. Thanks Greenwich Tavern!

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 12 February 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Went with my friends - it was lovely - we had the Sunday Roast which went down a treat. The only thing I would say is that they had the air conditioning on and it was absolutely freezing. Other than that, very enjoyable and would go back again.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 5 February 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

We had the sunday lunch as a group of 9 and food was great, with a good selection of beer at the bar. Nice ambiance and views of the park. Service was very friendly, though had to chase one beer which was forgotten. Overall a great experience and would definitely recommend.

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L
London
5 reviews
Dined on 5 February 2017
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Great a Sunday brunch menu. Service was slow and waitress was grumpy but the food is delicious and the pub itself is really nicely decorated and well laid out.

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HB
County Durham
7 reviews
Dined on 15 January 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely Sunday roast. Good portions. Tender beef and properly cooked veg. Gravy could have been warmer but that is the only negative point
Ate there twice over this weekend. Great location next to the park and very dog friendly

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G
London
1 review
Dined on 27 December 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service, good food, comfortable ambiance.

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l
London
16 reviews
Dined on 23 December 2016
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Good pub food and a nice spot very close to Greenwich park. Lovely staff.

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MH
London
1 review
Dined on 18 December 2016
Overall 2food 1service 1ambience 3

I would not recommend this place - this is about the third time I have visited and every time they have ran out of something on the menu and that makes it pretty difficult when you don't eat meat!
This time it was the the sharing platter of humus & falafel- not difficult to put together.
The information on the website for the tastecard is wrong it states it is only Saturday you can't use it but it it appears it is Sunday too - you have to look elsewhere in the small print.
There is one good thing about this place though it lets you take your dog in - so perhaps just a quick beer with your best friend is best!

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OT
London
5 reviews
Dined on 11 December 2016
Overall 4food 2service 3ambience 3

Waited a long time for food and much of it was cold

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AB
London
4 reviews
Dined on 27 November 2016
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 4

45 mins+ to get food from point of ordering - very slow service and little care from staff that we had theater tickets and needed to have our food out faster. I send an email to the pub to give me feedback - no reply.

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D
London
1 review
Dined on 13 November 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

V friendly service, good location right by the park. will recommend to my friends.

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